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Akwa Ibom Assembly Service Commission Chairman Mourns Late Nkanga
IBB, Gov Emmanuel, Clark, Others Eulogise Late Nkanga
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INEC Dashes Hope Of New Electoral Constituencies

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that altering the boundaries of constituencies as part of measures to address concerns over suppressed constituencies will come i ...

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PDP Diagnoses APC's 'New Strand Of Genetically Modified Ignorance'

T he state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has taken a very corrosive swipe at its main rival in the state, the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in what the party described as A ...

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Obaseki Hails Federal Court Verdict, Says Ruling 'Victory For Truth, Rule Of Law'

T he Edo State governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has hailed the ruling of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on the certificate forgery case brought against him by the All Progressives Congress (APC) T ...

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Idem Assures Of Impactful Performance

The member representing Ukanafun/Oruk Anam Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Unyime Idem, has assured his people of impactful representation in the National Assembly. He ...

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A Future Called 'Okon Calabar'

She cannot really explain how the nickname “Okon Calabar” stuck. All she knows is that her name is Esther Okon Peter. Friends called her “Okon Lagos” in school. In 2014, sh ...

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The Comforter Had Come: A Tribute To Idongesit Okon Nkanga

 â€œThe long night is past, The morning breaks at last And hushed the dreadful wails And fury of the blast As o’er the golden hills The day advances fast!” 

Why ...

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Akwa United Lock Out Fans Against Pillars

The chairman Akwa United FC, Elder Paul Bassey, has appealed to fans and supporters of the club to stay away from the teams’ match on Saturday against Kano Pillars. Bassey who spoke with ...

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Generation Next: Kyra Edwards On Tackling Stereotypes And Changing The Face Of Rowing

BBC Sport’s ‘Generation Next’ follows a group of inspirational young athletes, from a range of backgrounds and sports, as they bid to become our next sporting superstars. †...

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NIAE Demands Mechanization, Digitalization Of Agriculture To Unlock Nation's Economy

The Nigeria Institution of Agricultural Engineers (NIAE) has called for the implementation of mechanization and digitalization of agriculture to serve as a key to unlocking the nation’s ec ...

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NIAE Advocates Creation Of Directorate To Enhance Members' Progression In Service

The Nigerian Institution of Agricultural Engineers (NIAC), Akwa Ibom Chapter, has called for the creation of a Directorate of Agricultural Engineering in the Ministry of Agriculture to encourage p ...

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Agric Ministry Appreciates Retired Staff With Gifts

The Ministry of Agriculture has hosted its 2018 to 2020 retired staff to a farewell ceremony for the purpose of appreciating them for their contributions to the all round growth and progress of th ...

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Agric Commissioner Urges Farmers On Goat Vaccination

Farmers in Akwa Ibom have been advised to present their goats to veterinary doctors for free vaccination exercise against diseases in the state. Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Glory Edet, who g ...

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Nkanga Was God's Instrument Of Service - State Council Of Chiefs

Akwa Ibom State Coun-cil of Chiefs headed by the Oku Ibom Ibibio, Ntenyin Solomon D. Etuk, has said the late former military governor of the state was used by God as an instrument of service to ...

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Neglected Tropical Diseases: Uyo Council Collaborates With Ministry Of Health On Awareness

Uyo Local Gov ernment Coun cil has expressed its readiness to partner with the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) unit of the State Ministry of Health to support the coordination of NTDs activit ...

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Uruan Council Boss Hosts NTDs Elimination Advocacy Team

The executive chair man, Uruan Local Government, Mr Iniobong Ekpenyong, has played host to members of the NTDs Unit, Ministry of Health, Akwa Ibom State who were on advocacy visit to the counc ...

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Akwa Ibom COVID-19 Cases Exceeds 1,000With 14 Deaths

Fourteen coronavirus (COVID-19) disease cases in Akwa Ibom have been reported by the Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control (NCDC) as of February 6, 2021. The state also recorded a total of 502 ac ...

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Judiciary

Veteran Lawyer Highlights Prospect In Maritime Sector

A doctor of Law in the country has high lighted prospects for legal practitioners in the maritime industry.
  Dr Adewale Olawoyin, SAN, stated this at a one-day training by the Young Lawyers F ...

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Judiciary

Be Worthy Ambassadors To Judiciary - CJ

The chief judge of Akwa  Ibom has charged the 36 members of 2019 retirees of the state judiciary to continually project the sector in good light as its worthy ambassadors.
Justice Godwin Abrah ...

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Lawyers Charged On Rules, Professional Conduct

Lawyers have been charged to be guided by the rules and professional conduct they were called into in carrying out their duties.
  Emeka Etiaba, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), gave the ch ...

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Magistrate Recommends Ways To Curb Plights Of PWLD

A senior magistrate in Akwa Ibom has recommended ways to curb the plight of people living with disabilities (PLWD) whenever their rights are infringed upon or they are accused of committing criminal o ...