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

Akwa Ibom faces 'refugee' crisis after military operation to 'flush out miscreants'

Nigeria, April 9 -- The military operation in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State to "flush out miscreants" has created a new challenge - a refugee crisis - in the state. The operati... Read More

Several people killed in military operation in Akwa Ibom

Nigeria, April 7 -- Many people have been reportedly killed during a military operation on Tuesday in a community in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria's South-south. The N... Read More

Court fails to sit on trial of another professor charged with election fraud

Nigeria, April 1 -- The trial of another Nigerian professor charged with election fraud could not continue on Thursday in a state High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, because of the judge's absence. I... Read More