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AKSG plans relief materials to cushion effects of lockdown

AKSG plans relief materials to cushion effects of lockdown

Akwa Ibom State government says plans are underway for the provision of relief materials for the people to cushion and ameliorate the effects of the lockdown and Restriction of Movement Regulations 2020. The Secretary to the State government, SSG, Doctor Emmanuel Ekuwem, who stated this while giving an update on the COVID 19  situation in...

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NUJ Akwa Ibom State commends Governor Udom Emmanuel for signing Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations 2020

NUJ Akwa Ibom State commends Governor Udom Emmanuel for signing Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations 2020

The Nigerian Union of Journalists – NUJ, Akwa Ibom State Council has commended Governor Udom Emmanuel for signing into operation the Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations 2020 in a bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Speaking with Planet News, the State NUJ Chairman, Amos Etuk said the move was timely to curb the...

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AKS Governor Udom Emmanuel signs Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations 2020 with effect from March 30

AKS Governor Udom Emmanuel signs Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations 2020 with effect from March 30

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has signed the Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations 2020, which prohibits all public burials, weddings and other forms of public gatherings as part of measures to prevent the outbreak of Corona Virus pandemic in the state. Briefing Government House Correspondents, Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem,...

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AKSG announces monthly sanitation exercise to hold tomorrow, Saturday 28

AKSG announces monthly sanitation exercise to hold tomorrow, Saturday 28

Akwa Ibom State government has announced that the March edition of the monthly sanitation exercise will hold tomorrow Saturday, March 28.  A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Charles Udoh and made available to Planet News added that there will be RESTRICTION of human and vehicular movements across the State between 7...

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Paediatric Physiotherapist urges FG to enact a law against torture and discrimination of children living with cerebral palsy

Paediatric Physiotherapist urges FG to enact a law against torture and discrimination of children living with cerebral palsy

Federal Government has been urged to enact a law that will stop torture and discrimination against children living with cerebral palsy in Nigeria and protect their fundamental human rights. Speaking to Planet News to mark the 2020 Cerebral Palsy awareness day in Nigeria, a Paediatric Physiotherapist with the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Dr. Oluwakemi...

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Nigerians advised to desist from self-medicating with chloroquine in effort to prevent coronavirus,

Nigerians advised to desist from self-medicating with chloroquine in effort to prevent coronavirus,

Nigerians have been advised to desist from self-medicating with chloroquine in an effort to protecting themselves from contracting the novel coronavirus. A medical doctor, Daniel Ubokudom while reacting to the recent pronouncement by US President Donald Trump that chloroquine can be used for the treatment of Covid-19, lamented the impact of the statement on some...

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AKS Governor Udom Emmanuel orders payment of state workers’ salaries today, set to enforce stay at home policy on workers

AKS Governor Udom Emmanuel orders payment of state workers’ salaries today, set to enforce stay at home policy on workers

Akwa Ibom state governor Udom Emmanuel has ordered that salaries of state government workers for the month of March be paid today following a critical analysis of the situation relating to COVID-19. The governor added that all borders and roads leading in and out of the state are closed with immediate effect, except for the...

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AKSG Directs public and private schools in the states to close on or before Friday, March 27

AKSG Directs public and private schools in the states to close on or before Friday, March 27

Akwa Ibom state government has directed all Public and private schools in the state to conclude all examinations for second term 2019/2020 academic year on or before Friday, March 27 and proceed on holidays immediately. According to a release signed by the Director of information, Akparawa James Edet, the commissioner for education, Professor Nse Essien...

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AKS Governor Udom Emmanuel advocates proper educational foundation to reduce crime rates in Nigeria

AKS Governor Udom Emmanuel advocates proper educational foundation to reduce crime rates in Nigeria

Akwa Ibom state Governor Udom Emmanuel has advocated the need for Good parenting and proper educational foundation for the people as part of measures to reduce crime rates in the country and decongest correctional service centers across the nation. Speaking when he declared open a retreat of the presidential committee on correctional service reforms 2020,...

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Governor Udom Emmanuel urges FG to partner states in skills development

Governor Udom Emmanuel urges FG to partner states in skills development

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the federal Government to partner with state governments in establishment of skills acquisition centers in the Nigeria Correctional centers across the nation. Governor Emmanuel who stated this when the Presidential Committee on correctional service Reform and De-congestion, led by its chairman Justice Ishaq Bello paid him...

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AKSG reopens Ewet Government Technical College, warns against reoccurrence of violent behaviour amongst students

AKSG reopens Ewet Government Technical College, warns against reoccurrence of violent behaviour amongst students

The commissioner for Education Professor Nse Essien has disclosed that the Government Technical College Ewet has reopened because the state government took pity on innocent students who are suffering due to the bad choices of few bad eggs, but warned that the government will not tolerate a single repeat of the restiveness recorded in the...

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Governor Udom Emmanuel, warns against act of hooliganism among students in primary and secondary schools in the state,

Akwa Ibom State Governor,  Udom Emmanuel, has announced that the state government would not tolerate any act of hooliganism among students in public primary and secondary schools in the state, stressing that the government would deal decisively with those caught involved in or sponsoring cultism. Governor Emmanuel who gave the warning while addressing members of the...

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Akwa Ibom State government begins screening of passengers at Victor Attah  International Airport.

Akwa Ibom State government begins screening of passengers at Victor Attah International Airport.

As part of efforts to check the spread of the Corona-virus, the Akwa Ibom State government said it has distributed Personal Protective Equipment to all health facilities across the state. The  State Commissioner for Health,  Dominic Ukpong, who made this known in a statement explained that the government has also begun the screening of passengers...

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AKSG warns against illegal mining operations in the state.

Akwa Ibom State Government has warn those engaging in illegal mining operations in the state to desist from the act as such operations constitute economic and environmental sabotage and is punishable under the law. The state Commissioner for Environment and Petroleum Resources, Barrister Ekong Sampson who gave the warning during an inspection of some sites...

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Oro Nation youths stage a peaceful protest over non-recognition of the area as Oil Producing community in Akwa Ibom State

Oro Nation youths stage a peaceful protest over non-recognition of the area as Oil Producing community in Akwa Ibom State

Youths of Oro Nation in Akwa Ibom coming under different youth groups in the area yesterday staged a peaceful protest at Oron Town against what they termed non-recognition of the area as Oil Producing community in Akwa Ibom State. The protesting youths brandishing placards with various inscriptions issued a 14 day ultimatum beginning from Monday,...

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The member representing Uyo Federal Constituency, Michael Enyong, empowers eight constituents with One million naira each.

The member representing Uyo Federal Constituency, Michael Enyong, empowers eight constituents with One million naira each.

The Member representing Uyo/Uruan/Nsit Atai/Ibesikpo Asutan Federal Constituency in the national assembly, Michael Enyong, has doled out the sum of N1 million each to eight constituents drawn from Uyo, Uruan, Nsit Atai and Ibesikpo Asutan in his avowed commitment to change the fortunes of his constituents and further pursue his target of making at least...

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The need to emphasize more on social orientation campaign

The need to emphasize more on social orientation campaign

The need to emphasize more on social orientation campaign was a major discussion on 22nd February 2020, at the studios of the first indigenous private radio station in the Akwa- cross-region ”Planet101.1fm” on the Saturday breakfast signature show, “Community views”. The host of the flagship show @bigSammyX started the first half of the show by...

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