• A/Ibom to Conduct Mass Burial for 200 Abandoned Corpses

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       Government of Akwa Ibom says it would soon conduct mass burial for no fewer than 200 abandoned corpses in the state public mortuaries.   Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Dominic Ukpong who made this  known yesterday in Uyo while defending the 2017 budget of his ministry,  explained that the exercise is intended…

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    Corps Members Warned Against Improper Dressing In A/Ibom

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    Youth Corps members serving in secondary schools in Akwa Ibom  has been urged  desist from improper dressing. The state commissioner for education Pastor Paul Udofia, gave the warning at Community Secondary School, Ikot Akpan Ishiet, Onna Local Government Area when he observed that  corps members serving in the school  were improperly dressed. He described such dressing as improper  stressing that…

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  • NUC Grants Obong Varsity License To Operate As Private Institution

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    The National Universities Commission, (NUC), has given Obong University, Obong Nkak, Akwa Ibom State, a licence to operate as a private University. The licence, signed by the NUC’s Secretary, Mallam Adamu Adamu, was at the weekend presented to the Vice Chancellor of Obong University, Prof. Udoudo Ekanem-Essang. Prof. Ekanem-Essang, who later presented the license to…

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  • 2017 Budget: NGO Comends A/Ibom Government

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    ..Calls for increased transparency, reduced cost of governance  A non-government organisation has commended the 2017 appropriation bill recently submitted to the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly by the state governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, sayiny its modest in size and realistic”. The commendation was contained in a memorandum presented at the weekend by the Acting…

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  • Gov Emmanuel Swears-in 6 New Perm Sec

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     Governor Udom Emmanuel has sworn in six new Permanent Secretaries into the state civil service, with a charge on them to be diligent and patriotic in their duties. He tasked the permanent secretaries to take their work seriously delivering their duties devoid of any discrimination, ethnicity or social class. “Let me also say this, as…

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