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Ibom Air takes off, amidst jubilation in Akwa Ibom

Ibom Air, a commercial airline owned by the Akwa Ibom government, launched its maiden flight on Friday. A handful of enthusiastic indigenes of the state, led by the deputy governor, Moses Ekpo, gathered at the Victor Attah International Airport, Uyo, ...

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Akwa Ibom gov. Emmanuel, sacks all his commissioners

A statement issued on Saturday evening by the Secretary to the State Government, Etekamba Umoren, said the commissioners were to hand over to the permanent secretaries in their ministries. Most of the sacked commissioners were inherited from the government of ...

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Akwa Ibom House of Rep member arrested for OND certificate forgery

Akwa Ibom State House of Representatives member, Nse Bassey Ekpenyong, was arrested in connection to a certificate forgery scam. He ran into trouble when an NGO petitioned the EFCC alleging that he committed perjury and financial crimes.   They alleged ...

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Supreme Court rules in favour of PDP in Akwa Ibom, Abia govs’ elections

The Supreme Court on Wednesday confirmed the elections of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State and ‎Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State.  A seven-man bench presided by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, consistently avowed the governors’ ...

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Photos as Akwa Ibom awaits Supreme Court judgment on the Election Tribunal. 

These are photos from  Akwa Ibom as the people awaits  Supreme Court judgment on the Election Tribunal.  People waiting patiently for the Court Court judgmen to speak in the most controversial election tussle bw PDP and APC in Akwa Ibom State. ...

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Akwa Ibom Tibunal Should Have Cancelled Governorship Election – Etiebet

A previous Petroleum Minister, Don Etiebet has responded to the outcome of the Akwa Ibom. Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that sat in Abuja. As indicated by him, the decision was a fraud and suppression of the people’s will. Talking with ...

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Pics: Violent post-election protest in Akwa-Ibom today

Huge protest presently progressing in Uyo the Capital of Akwa Ibom State over yesterday’s races in the State. Angry dissidents are demanding that a new election be conducted in the State. They are requesting that the decision which they say ...

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Graphic Images: 5 feared killed, journalist missing in Akwa Ibom

Five persons have been feared killed in Akwa Ibom State during the governorship and state House of Assembly elections on Saturday. A reporter with one of the local tabloids, Radar Newspaper, Mr. Aniedi Ukoenang’s whereabouts is unknown. The killings occurred ...

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Akwa Ibom Gets The biggest Budget Allocation Of ₦260BN In Nigeria

In a lecture delivered at Babcock University’s 12th Convocation titled, ‘Transforming Nigeria economy: Opportunities and Challenges’, Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala gave the breakdown of the allocations of Nigeria’s 10 highest revenue receiving states based on the federal allocations in 2013. ...

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See Photos from the mass protest that went on in Akwa-Ibom today

The APC in Akwa Ibom State took to the street today to challenge what they claim is enormous rigging in the state. The challenge was driven by the APC guber competitor in the State, Umana Okon Umana. They requested the crossing ...

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