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    A/Ibom Lawmakers Approves List Of Commissioners

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    Lawmakers in Akwa Ibom on Thursday at their plenary confirmed and ratified the list of nominees for appointment into the state executive Council as Commissioners and Special Advisers. They are 2 Special Advisers and 18 Commissioners nominees. Those cleared for the position of Special Adviser include, a former two term lawmaker, Rt. Hon Ekong Sampson…

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    ICPC Questions Ex-A/Ibom Council Chair Over Diversion Of N500m

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    In line with the anti-corruption stance of the Federal Government, the Independent Corrupt Practices (and other related offences) Commission (ICPC) has commenced investigation into the management of appropriated funds at the local government level in Akwa Ibom State. Following a petition to the anti-graft agency by political stakeholders and civil society groups in Esit Eket…

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    AIG Zone 6 Warns Police Against Setting Up  Road Block

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    The Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 6 Command,  Mr. Abubakar Marafa, has warned police officers in the country against road block. He stated that since the policy on road block has not changed, any officer found to be indulged in practice that violates fundamental human rights would not be tolerated. The AIG said this…

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    A/Ibom’s Agric Programme For Food Sufficiency – Gov Udom

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    Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, has said that his administration is pursuing vigorously, an aggressive agricultural revolution for all- round food production and sustainability to feed the people. Governor Emmanuel who made this known weekend in a message to the citizens  on the occasion  of  the 29th anniversary of the state, explained that…

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    Ex-Governor Attah Blames NDDC for Underdevelopment In N/Delta

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    The Erstwhile Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, has berated the Niger Delta Development Commission for the poor state and underdevelopment of the Niger Delta Region. Obong Attah who  stated this on Thursday during the  meeting of Elders and opinion leaders of the South South, organized by South South Consolidated Forum, SFC, in Uyo,…

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    Flood Kills 10-year-old Boy In Oron

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    An early morning downpour which lasted for several hours yesterday wreaked havoc and drowned a 10-year-old boy along Stadium Road in Oron, Akwa Ibom. The father of the victim, Mr Victor Asuquo, said that the unfortunate incident happened when the torrential rain transformed into flood, covered every available space in the area and killed his…

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    A/Ibom To Launch Agriculture Master Plan

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    The Akwa Ibom State government has said it would soon commence an agro-based master plan in rural communities aimed at diversifying its economy from oil dependency. The commissioner for Rural Development, Mr. Sampson Ekong,  stated this weekend when he visited   Nto Udo Ewan, in Ika local government area of the state. The commissioner, who had…

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    500 Workers,Pensioners Face BVN Screening In A/Ibom

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    No fewer than 500 civil servants and pensioners with BVN-related cases are to appear before a Verification Committee set up by the state government in the second batch of the screening exercise in Akwa Ibom State. Commissioner for Finance, Akan Okon made this known in Uyo while receiving the report of the first batch of…

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