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Unknown gunmen kill two soldiers, abduct expatriate at project site

Unidentified gunmen have killed two soldiers and abducted an expatriate at the road construction site in Ukanafun council area of Akwa Ibom.

Akwa Ibom Assembly inaugurates ad-hoc committes

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly on June 10, 2019 constituted ad-hoc committees on welfare and selection.

JTF: Military destroys major militant camps in Niger Delta

Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, the outgoing Commander, Joint Military Task Force (JTF) code-named “Operation Delta Safe” on Sunday said that the task force has destroyed and dislodged major militant camps in the Niger Delta, thereby boosting security in the region.

Rear Admiral Apochi: JTF made oil theft unattractive in Niger Delta

The newly redeployed Commander, Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Rear Admiral Suleiman Apochi, at the weekend handed over to his successor, maintaining that he had made illegal oil bunkering difficult for militants in the region.
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Military destroys major militant camps in Niger Delta

The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) code-named “Operation Delta Safe” says it has destroyed and dislodged major militant camps in the Niger Delta, thereby boosting security in the region.
Low turnout of voters was observed at both Bwari and Zuba areas of FCT as INEC officials were already in the various polling stations as early as 7.30 a.m.

Reports: Election violence, ballot box snatching in Ondo, Oyo, others

Election violence and ballot box snatching reared their ugly heads in Ondo, Oyo, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Imo, Delta, Rivers and Bayelsa states in Governorship and House of Assembly Elections on Saturday.

Akwa Ibom elections: Ballot box snatcher shot dead in Ukanafun

Soldiers monitoring the conduct of election in Ukanafun have killed a young man as he made away with ballot box at a polling unit in Ikot Udo Ossiom village, Ukanafun council of Akwa Ibom state.

Chris Ekpenyong: Why I defeated Senator Akpabio

The Senator-elect for Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district, Engr. Chris Ekpenyong, has given reasons he defeated the incumbent, Senator Godswill Akpabio, in the just concluded National Assembly election.

Elections: Nigeria Army embarks on ‘Operation Show of Force’ in Akwa Ibom

The 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Uyo in Akwa Ibom has embarked on a joint show of force parade.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Elections: How Atiku Abubakar won in Akwa Ibom

Atiku Abubakar of the PDP beat Muhammadu Buhari of the APC in Akwa Ibom.

Police parade 63 suspects over pre-electoral violence in Akwa Ibom

Also paraded were suspects arrested in connection with the pre-election violence in Obot-Akara local Government area where two persons were killed and thirteen vehicles burnt on Saturday.

2019: Nigerian Army promises to enhance democratic principles

The Nigerian Army has urged its officers and men to continue to ensure that enabling environment is created to enhance democratic process as the country approaches 2019 general elections.

Nigerian Army holds WASA, charges personnel to promote democratic principles

The Nigerian Army has urged its officers and men to continue to ensure that enabling environment is created to enhance democratic process as the country approaches 2019 general elections.
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Ibe Kachikwu, Maikanti Baru advocate gas economy for Nigeria

Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporate (NNPC) and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu said the huge gas deposit in the country was a veritable tool for economic diversification.

APC: PDP jittery over imminent defeat in Akwa Ibom

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has claimed that the recent unsubstantiated allegations against the leaders of the ruling party, in Akwa Ibom State, was an indication that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is already jittery of defeat in the 2019 general elections.
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APC: PDP panicking over imminent defeat in Akwa-Ibom

The All Progressives Congress says the accusation by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP that some of its members were involved in violence in Akwa Ibom State were borne out of panick that it may lose the 2019 general elections.

Police give Akwa Ibom youths five days to surrender arms

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom on Friday appealed to aggrieved youths of Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local government areas to lay down their arms within five days and embrace peace.

Militants kill police sergeant rescuing comatose abducted woman

Militants have killed one Police sergeant, Shedrach Stephen, during a rescue operation in Akwa Ibom State.

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Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

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Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

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Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
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President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.