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Remains of slain Akwa Ibom job-seeker laid to rest

Nigeria, May 14 -- The body of Iniubong Umoren, the 26-year-old University of Uyo Philosophy graduate, who was raped and killed by a fake job recruiter, has been buried. Miss Umoren, an orphan, was b... Read More


BREAKING: Gunmen kill another police officer in Akwa Ibom - Official

Nigeria, May 12 -- A police officer was killed on Wednesday by some gunmen in Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The police spokesperson in the state, Odiko MacDon, confirmed the kil... Read More


Insecurity: Buhari should convene national dialogue - ADC chairman

Nigeria, May 10 -- The National Chairman, African Democratic Congress (ADC), Raph Nwosu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call for a national dialogue to address the current state of insecurity... Read More


Give financial autonomy to judiciary, protesting lawyers tell Anambra governor

Nigeria, May 10 -- Lawyers in Anambra State, under the aegis of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Monday, staged a peaceful protest at the Government House, Awka, to press home their quest for fi... Read More


INEC creates 1,374 new polling units in Akwa Ibom - Official

Nigeria, May 8 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created 1,374 new polling units in Akwa Ibom State, bringing the total polling units in the state to 4,354. The Resident Ele... Read More


Women march in Uyo, demand justice for slain Akwa Ibom job-seeker

Nigeria, May 5 -- Over 1000 women dressed in black outfits on Wednesday took to the streets of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, in a protest march, demanding justice for the slain Iniubong Umoren, who was raped ... Read More


Insecurity: Akwa Ibom govt bans motorcycles at night

Nigeria, May 2 -- The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Saturday announced a ban on the use of motorcycles in the state from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily. Motorcycle is one of the commonest mean... Read More


APC rejects Akpabio as party leader in Akwa Ibom

Nigeria, April 13 -- Some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State have rejected the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, as their political leader in the sta... Read More


Contract/Scholarship Scam: Group demands arrest, prosecution of Amnesty Programme staff

Nigeria, April 12 -- A group, Niger Delta Anti-Corruption Forum (NDACF), has asked the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) to arrest and prosecute staff of the organisation involved in awarding phony... Read More


Family facing 'unprecedented threat' in Nigeria, says public health expert

Nigeria, April 10 -- A public health expert has said that the family, as a unit of the society, is facing an "unprecedented threat" in Nigeria. Jessica Charles, a public health practitioner, in Uyo, ... Read More