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Akwa Ibom govt adds two Airbus to Ibom Air fleet

Nigeria, June 14 -- The Akwa Ibom State Government on Sunday took delivery of two new aircraft - Airbus A220 series - a new addition to the fleet of Ibom Airline. Ibom Air, which is wholly owned by t... Read More


Governor Emmanuel denies 'face-off' with Akpabio

Nigeria, June 12 -- Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has denied any 'face-off' with his predecessor, Godswill Akpabio. "In my honour, as I'm standing here I don't have a problem with a single ... Read More


Judiciary Autonomy: Wike rejects governors' forum agreement with JUSUN

Nigeria, June 6 -- Whatever agreement the Nigeria Governors' Forum has entered into with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) is not binding on Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike has said. Mr... Read More


I have not anointed anybody to succeed me in 2023 - Wike

Nigeria, May 31 -- The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Sunday, said he has not "anointed" anyone to succeed him as governor in 2023. Mr Wike, who vowed to resist "any cabal" within and outs... Read More


Amid unemployment spike in Akwa Ibom, governor lists achievements

Nigeria, May 29 -- Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel on Saturday said his administration has attracted over 20 "economically viable and employment-generating" industries to the state since he wa... Read More


I'm not joining APC - Governor Emmanuel

Nigeria, May 25 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed as false a report in the local media that Governor Udom Emmanuel was planning to defect from the party to the All Progressives Congr... Read More


Akwa Ibom coconut refinery to create 'thousands of jobs' - Governor Emmanuel

Nigeria, May 24 -- A coconut refining factory in Akwa Ibom State will create 1,300 direct jobs when completed in September, the state governor, Udom Emmanuel, has said. Also, more than 3,000 people w... Read More


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