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Akwa Ibom government names Ibom International Airport after Attah
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Akwa Ibom government names Ibom International Airport after Attah

[FILE PHOTO] Obong Victor Bassey Attah, former governor of Akwa-Ibom State The Akwa Ibom Government has renamed Ibom International Airport after Obong Victor Attah, a former civilian governor, who governed the state from 1999 to 2007. Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom made the announcement at a banquet held in […]

Senate uncovers fresh $1.151b illegal withdrawals from NLNG
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Senate uncovers fresh $1.151b illegal withdrawals from NLNG

Senate President Bukola Saraki PHOTO: TWITTER/ NIGERIAN SENATE The Senate yesterday said it again uncovered illegal multiple withdrawals of $1.151 billion from the dividends accounts of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). This is apart from the $1.05 billion NNPC Group Managing Director […]

Police give Etim Ekpo, Ukanafun youths 5 days to surrender arms
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Police give Etim Ekpo, Ukanafun youths 5 days to surrender arms

Nigeria Police 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. The appeal is contained in a statement signed by DSP MacDon Odiko, the Command’s Public Relations Officer […]

2019: Akpabio assures of landslide victory for Buhari in Akwa Ibom
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2019: Akpabio assures of landslide victory for Buhari in Akwa Ibom

[FILE PHOTO] Nigerian Senate's minority leader Senator Godswill Akpabio greets President Muhammadu Buhari in London on Sunday, August 8, 2018 Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa Ibom North-West) has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will record a massive victory in Akwa Ibom State in the 2019 presidential election. Akpabio, alongside Sen. […]

PDP defends Governor Udom’s second term bid
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PDP defends Governor Udom’s second term bid

Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally… August 25, 2018. Photo/Twitter/MrUdomEmmanuel The Peoples Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom has described the advice by All Progressive Congress stalwart, Mr. Eseme Eyiboh that, governor Udom Emmanuel should not contest for second […]

Akwa Ibom government denies firm’s alleged N184m fraud over marine terminal concessioning
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Akwa Ibom government denies firm’s alleged N184m fraud over marine terminal concessioning

Akwa Ibom governor Emmanuel Udom Akwa Ibom State government has described as untrue and unfounded report by Managing Director, Rock Marine Services Limited, Mr. Essien Elijah, that officials of the state government obtained N184,235,450.89 under false pretence of concessioning the marine terminal at Oron. In a statement signed by the […]

Akwa Ibom government challenges Akpabio on Four Points by Sheraton
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Akwa Ibom government challenges Akpabio on Four Points by Sheraton

Akpabio Akwa Ibom State government has challenged the immediate past governor, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to come up with facts to prove that the Four Points by Sheraton hotel at Ikot Ekpene was completed in his tenure. In a release by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Charles Udoh, in Uyo […]

Udom declares for Second term, urges Akwa Ibom people to ignore opposition
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Udom declares for Second term, urges Akwa Ibom people to ignore opposition

Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally… August 25, 2018. Photo/Twitter/MrUdomEmmanuel Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has charged the people of the state not to panic over former governor Godswill Akpabio’s defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC), […]

Udom Emmanuel declares for second term
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Udom Emmanuel declares for second term

Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally… August 25, 2018. Photo/Twitter/MrUdomEmmanuel Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Friday, declared his intention to seek re-election, saying his current performance would return him to the Government House. Emmanuel made the […]

Governors condemn freezing of Benue, Akwa Ibom accounts by EFCC
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Governors condemn freezing of Benue, Akwa Ibom accounts by EFCC

Akwa Ibom governor Emmanuel Udom The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has condemned the alleged freezing of the bank accounts of the Benue State government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Also, according to unconfirmed reports, the accounts of Akwa Ibom had also been frozen. An online portal quoted […]

Centre seeks abrogation of pension for former governors, deputies
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Centre seeks abrogation of pension for former governors, deputies

Pension States in the country where former governors, deputies and other government appointees are put on life pensions are doing so at the detriment of poor masses in such state, the Executive Director of African Center for Leadership, Strategy and Development, Dr Otive Igbuzor has said. Dr Igbuzor stated this […]