Tag: Akwa Ibom

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Edwin OkoloNovember 6, 2019

Akwa Ibom takes a stand on #SexForGrades and other universities can learn a thing or two

Ever since news of the #SexForGrades documentary broke, tearing social media apart and abruptly ending the philandering careers of a ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 23, 2019

Activist Deji Adeyanju granted bail, Buhari says ballot box snatchers will pay with their lives and other stories that made the headline this week

Here are the ten big stories that made the headline this week Akwa Ibom state government launches Ibom Air The ...

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tosin adesinaNovember 28, 2018

The crisis in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly needs to end now

The crisis rocking the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly took a dramatic turn on Tuesday as five suspended members ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 12, 2018

EFCC has finally lost its credibility with its attempts to freeze state accounts

From its Buhari 2019 badge wearing chairman, to its infamous tweet on Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose and the recent ...

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AzeezDecember 28, 2017

Prisons Service re-arrest 14 Akwa Ibom prison escapees

The Nigeria Prisons Service, Akwa Ibom chapter has said 14 out of 47 inmates who escaped from the prison have ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 18, 2017

“Your president is working hard to turn things around for better” – Oyegun

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has asked Nigerians to give President Muhammadu Buhari the needed support, as ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Another case of Monkeypox recorded in Akwa Ibom

A case of Monkeypox virus has been confirmed in Akwa Ibom state. Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, ...

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EditorSeptember 30, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Examining the Sokoto and Akwa Ibom ‘pro-corruption syndrome’

The new trend among state governors in the country irrespective of their party, is frustrating the “anti-corruption war” of the federal ...

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EditorSeptember 26, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] How Udom Emmanuel is “shielding” Akpabio from investigation

There is a strange connivance between two individuals at the moment which is a case of elites versus masses. In ...

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EditorSeptember 25, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] How effective are political office holders in serving the people?

Political office holders in Nigeria regale us with the tale of how they left their “lucrative” work and business to ...

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EditorSeptember 25, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] How distinguished is Godswill Akpabio?

Senator Godswill Akpabio, the “uncommon” former governor of Akwa Ibom was a man that regales so much in power as ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

Why power supply is still epileptic – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday in Onna Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom, while inaugurating an Electric Metering Factory as part ...

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AzeezSeptember 12, 2017

Protesting Akwa Ibom youth dump coffin at Exxon Mobil gate

Youth from four local government area in Awka Ibom, playing host to Exxon Mobil, on Monday held a warning protest ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Devolution of powers will help produce constant power supply – A’Ibom Speaker

The Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke has explained that the Federal Government ...

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AzeezAugust 6, 2017

I didn’t budget N9.1bn for new lodge – Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel has dismissed reports that he is planning to build a new government in Lagos ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

Stop escalating local politics, concentrate on good governance – Senate tells Gov Bello

Support for Senator Dino Melaye against the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello continued on Thursday when the upper chamber described ...

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AzeezApril 22, 2017

Over 800 APC members defect to PDP in Akwa Ibom

Over 800 members of the All Progressives Congress in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, on Saturday, defected ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 2, 2017

Just In: Akwa-Ibom traditional rulers confer Osinbajo with Chieftaincy title (PHOTOS)

by Dolapo Adelana Acting President Yemi has been conferred with a Chieftaincy title of Obong Emem Ibom by traditional rulers in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 2, 2017

Niger Delta dialogue: Cheers as Osinbajo arrives Akwa-Ibom (WATCH)

by Dolapo Adelana The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has arrived, Uyo, the capital of Akwa-Ibom. He was received at the ...

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AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

Just In: Court sacks Akwa Ibom Senator

The Federal High Court in Uyo has sacked a senator, Bassey Albert Akpan representing Akwa Ibom North East in the National ...

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AzeezFebruary 16, 2017

EFCC seizes Akpabio’s wife’s school

by Azeez Adeniyi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized a school allegedly belonging to Unoma Akpabio, wife ...

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Isime EseneFebruary 5, 2017

“The call has gone beyond 2Baba…” | EiE Nigeria speaks to YNaija, goes ahead with protest march

by Isime Esene Enough is Enough Nigeria (EiE Nigeria) has vowed to go ahead with the planned OneVoice Nigeria protest march ...

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AzeezDecember 11, 2016

How I escaped church building collapse in Uyo – Ini Edo

Nollywood actress, Ini Edo on Sunday recounted how she escaped the collapse of the Reigners Bible Church building in Uyo ...

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AzeezDecember 11, 2016

Uyo church building collapse leaves ‘over 200 people dead’

The collapse of the Reigners Bible Church in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital on Saturday has left over 200 people ...

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AzeezDecember 11, 2016

Buhari condoles with victims of Akwa Ibom church collapse

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the people of Akwa Ibom over the tragic collapse of a church in the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

Gov. Emmanuel says he was in Reigners Bible Church when it collapsed

Governor of Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel has confirmed reports as to his whereabouts during the collapse of a church building in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

Many feared dead as church building collapses in Akwa Ibom

Many persons are feared dead after a church building collapsed in Akwa Ibom. The incident occurred on Saturday at the ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 22, 2016

Opinion: Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel, has achieved nothing. He should “dakkada”

by Enenim Ubon Since the return of democracy to Nigeria in 1999, Akwa Ibom state has been among the very ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 7, 2016

Gunmen kidnap Akwa Ibom politician, wife

Gunmen have kidnapped a prominent politician, Obong Amaete Akpan Ntuk in Akwa Ibom, The Vanguard reports. Ntuk was reportedly kidnapped on Saturday ...

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ToluNovember 5, 2016

N100m, 16 | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

195 – The number of years a former Oceanic Bank staff, Aliyu Suleiman was sentenced to, for fraud by Justice Dije ...

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