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Akwa Ibom elections: Our people voted for liberation – Idongesit Nkanga

Akwa Ibom Elders and Stakeholders have commended the people of the state for voting massively for the reelection of Governor Udom Emmanuel, describing their action as a liberation for the state.
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AFCONQ: Super Eagles looking to end on a high

The race to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) comes to an end this weekend, with the battle for qualification slots in the 12 groups getting to an interesting climax.

Governor Emmanuel signs N672 billion 2019 budget into law

The Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday signed the 2019 budget of the state into law.

NDDC steps up partnership with EU on sustainable water projects

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it will strengthen its collaboration with the European Union, EU, through the Niger Delta Support Programme, NDSP, to resuscitate abandoned water infrastructure across the nine Niger Delta states.

Election tribunal: Senator Akpabio seeks order to reclaim mandate

However, incontrovertible result sheets from Akwa Ibom INEC office showed different figures that had Akpabio securing 138,256 votes as against Ekpeyong’s 123,843.
We worked through the night and one body was recovered, the southwest coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, told AFP.

Death toll rises to nine in collapsed Lagos school building

"We worked through the night and one body was recovered," the southwest coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, told AFP.
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Akwa Ibom to spend over N673 billion for 2019 fiscal year

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Wednesday passed into law the 2019 state appropriation bill, increasing it by over N2billion.

Akwa Ibom elections: APC wanted to rig through federal might – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Akwa Ibom State chapter, has attributed the massive failure of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to the failure to prepare for the elections.

Akwa Ibom elections: APC rejects governorship result

The All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State has called for the cancellation of Saturday’s governorship election won by the incumbent governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Udom Emmanuel.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
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Akwa Ibom elections: I’ll not let go till my stolen mandate is reclaimed –...

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom State, Obong Nsima Ekere, has vowed to reclaim the mandate the people gave him during the Saturday’s gubernatorial poll which was allegedly stolen by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Akwa Ibom elections: PDP wins 13 local governments

The incumbent governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, is leading in the governorship election results announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Akwa Ibom council chairman, three others injured as thugs hijack materials

Four persons including chairman of Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state, Hon. Udeme Wilson Eduo, were injured yesterday on Saturday when suspected hoodlums hijacked ballot materials meant for wards 8, 9 and 10 during the governorship and state Assembly elections.
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EU tackles rural poverty, erosion menace in six states

Worried by ravaging effects of poverty and environmental impacts of erosion, the European Union (EU) has earmarked six pilot states in Nigeria for intervention.
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Election: Akwa Ibom declares public holiday

The Akwa Ibom State Government has declared Friday as public holiday ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections in the state.

Aero gets Ghana CAA’s approval for aircraft maintenance

Aero Contractors Limited says it has secured approval of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority to conduct C-Checks on Boeing 737 aircraft at its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility in Lagos.

Akwa Ibom elections: APC, PDP trade words on benefit of alignment with centre

Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State were at the weekend locked in a verbal exchange over the benefits of being hooked up to the government in power in Abuja.

APC: Minister Kachikwu not involved in anti-party activIties

The All Progressives Party (APC) has declared that the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu is not involved in anti-party activities as being speculated in some quarters.

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Football enthusiasts hail Super Eagles victory over Seychelles

Football enthusiasts in Enugu on Friday hailed Super Eagles of Nigeria for sealing the top spots in African Cup of Nations Qualifying (AFCON) Group E.
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Sokoto rerun: We’re ready for troublemakers – Nigerian Army

The General Officer Commanding of the 8 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Hakeem Oladapo Otiki, has warned that his men are ready to deal with any troublemaker during the forthcoming rerun elections in the state.
Enugu State Governor and Governor-Elect, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (left) with the new Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mr. Suleiman Balarabe, when the latter paid a courtesy visit to the Government House, Enugu, yesterday.

Enugu CP assures Governor Ugwuanyi of fishing out killers Catholic priest

The new Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, Mr. Suleiman Balarabe, has assured Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi that his Command is “doing everything possible to fish out the perpetrators” behind the killing of a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Clement Ugwu, and the Secretary to the Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Dr. Nnamdi Ogueche.