• Normalcy Return To Akwa Poly

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    Following Monday protest by angry students of the Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua in Ikot Ekpene local government area of the state over recent 100 percent increase in school fees    the institutions Governing Council yesterday called for the suspension of such fee. The decision, according to the council is to enable it look into…

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    Farmers Lament Oil Exploration, Degradation In A/Ibom

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    Farmers in Akwa Ibom State have decried the havoc they experience as a result of the oil and gas exploration with its attendant negative effect on their means of livelihood. The farmers made this known yesterday when a delegation of Fishing and Farming Multipurpose Cooperative Societies (MPCS) from the coastal communities of Akwa Ibom paid…

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    Gov Udom Emmanuel Dissolves Cabinet

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    Akwa Ibom state Governor Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has approved the dissolution of the State Executive Council with immediate effect. In a statement issued yesterday by the Secretary to the State Government Mr Etekamba Umoren and made available to newsmen in Uyo the Governor expresses his deep and profound appreciation for the contributions of the former…

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    Ikot Ekpene: The Raffia City

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    Ikot Ekpene, also known as the Raffia City, is a historic town in the south-south state of Akwa Ibom. It is the political and cultural capital of the Annang ethnic group in Nigeria. The town is located on the highway that parallels the coast between Calabar in Cross River State to the south-east and Aba…

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  • 25 Multi-National Companies Sealed-off Over IGR Evassion In A/Ibom

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    Piqued by their non-compliance with revenue and environmental laws, no fewer than 25 companies operating in Akwa Ibom have been sealed-off by the state Government. The companies, including construction giant, Julius Berger; NigerPet Construction, Unity Bank; Wizchino Engineering and others were sealed-off after they were found to have ran foul of the enabling revenue laws…

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  • A/Ibom Govt Move To Upgrade Facilities At State Hospitals

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    Worried by the dilapidated state of facilities in its health institutions, Government of Akwa Ibom said it has commenced replacement and upgrade of all equipments at Hospital cross the state. Gov Udom Emmanuel who made this known in Saturday during this month’s September Government House  prayer held the later  house Chapel in Uyo said the…

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    Criticism Trails  PMB’s Proposed Emergency Economic Bill

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    Criticisms have continued to trail the Emergency Economic Stabilization Bill, 2016 proposed by  President Muhammadu Buhari with the latest coming from a political pressure group in Akwa Ibom State, the Akwa Ibom Vanguard. Briefing journalist in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital on Friday, the spokesperson for the group, Senator Anietie Okon warned that such bill…

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    Rohr Expresses Readiness To Bring Back Enyeama

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    Super Eagles tactician Gernot Rohr has expressed readiness to bring back former team captain Vincent Enyeama into the team. Enyeama retired controversially from the Super Eagles last year after a bust up with former Eagles handler Sunday Oliseh. But Rohr who said he has known the former Eagles Captain during his sojourn in Africa told…

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