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    A/Ibom Police Arrests 16 Suspected Criminals

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    In a major crack dawn to rid the state of  undesirable elements Police in Akwa Ibom has arrested sixteen suspected criminals in the past one week. The suspects now awaiting prosecution on the completion of investigations were said to have committed crimes ranging from assassination attempt, baby thief, kidnapping and armed robber. Briefing crime reporters…

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  • Obong University V/C Seeks Quarterly JAMB Examination To Replace UTME

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    The Vice Chancellor of Obong University, Obong Ntak in Etim Ekpo local government area of Akwa Ibom, Prof Udoudo Ekanemesang, has called on the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) to embark on quarterly conduct of its examination to give student seeking admission in the Nigerian universities more opportunity. Ekanemesang stated this while speaking to journalists…

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  • 6 Perished In Akwa Ibom Petrol Tanker Explosion

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    Six people yesterday lost their lives in a petrol tanker crash that occurred along Uyo-Calabar Highway in Obong Itam, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. An eyewitness account said that the driver of the truck, whose name could not ascertained, was to be running away from the police that had flagged him when they discovered that he…

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  • Women Protest Herdsmen Invasion In A/Ibom

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    Women of Ikot Umoessien community in Odoro Ikot Clan, Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom at the weekend embarked on a peaceful protest to express their dismay over incessant destruction of their crops and farmland by herdsmen. The protesters led by the women leader, in the area Deaconess Martha Philip express grievances and…

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    Gov Udom Assures Cocoa Farmers Of Better Incentives

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    Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, has said that his administration would continue to encourage cocoa cultivation in the state by providing incentives to farmers with at least five hectares. The governor who  stated this  at the launching of Akwa Ibom Enterprise and Employment Scheme ( AKEES), said that if the state could cultivate…

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    Akwa Ibom: Exxon Mobil Trains 300 Jobless Graduates

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    No fewer than 300 unemployed graduates from Akwa Ibom State have completed Graduate Assistance Programme (GAP) sponsored by the state government and NNPC/Exxon Mobil. This is sequel to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the state government and Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited in 2008 for the training of unemployed graduates on Information and Communication…

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    Governor Emmanuel, Akpabio, Praise Glo On Carol Festival

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    Globacom, has received accolades for its support in making the 2015 Akwa Ibom Christmas Carol Festival held in Uyo last weekend a resounding success. Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, and his predecessor and Senate Minority Leader,  Senator Godswill Akpabio, opined that, by sponsoring the festival, Globacom had confirmed its corporate social responsibility credentials. …

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  • A/Ibom Govt Warns Against Communal Land Crises

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    Government of Akwa Ibom State has warned against   incessant land dispute among communities in the state which has led to loss of innocent lives and properties. Deputy governor of the state, Mr. Moses Ekpo, who stated this yesterday in his   address at   the Akwa Ibom / Abia inter-state boundary meeting held at the Nigerian Army…

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    Gov Emmanuel Seeks Re-appraisal Of Ex-Militant Training Programmes

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    Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has advocated a re-appraisal of the training scheme offered to the Niger Delta Ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme to enable them deploy the knowledge gained for self-sustainability and economic development. The governor who made the call during his interaction with the coordinator of the Niger Delta Presidential Amnesty…

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