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Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar upholds election of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections.

Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar upholds election of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections.

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar has upheld the victory of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections in Akwa Ibom State. READ ALSO:Residents of Uyo decries FG’s plan to regulate use of social media in Nigeria. The Appeal was filed against the judgment of the lower tribunal delivered on September 5...

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Sex for grades:Women admonished to name  perpetrators of harassment.

Sex for grades:Women admonished to name perpetrators of harassment.

Following the recent media revelations which implicated two renowned lecturers of reputable universities who were found culpable in the trending sex-for-grades saga, women have been admonished to abandon the era of silence and be emboldened to name perpetrators of harassment, by the need to preserve their self-dignity and value. Speaking with Planet News, the immediate...

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West Brian Company officially open in uyo.

The West Brian Company limited, an organization that deals with various products and services such as oil and gas supplies, supplies of health equipment, road infrastructures and lots more, has been officially opened for business in Uyo at house 190 Oron road by timber market junction, uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Speaking at the event, the...

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Abak Chairman, set to curb flood Menace in Abak LGA

Abak Chairman, set to curb flood Menace in Abak LGA

In a bid to provide remedial measure to curb flood Menace in Abak Local Government Area, the Chairman, Barrister Imoh William during the weekend led the Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Moses Ekpo on a visit to flood affected areas in the area to ascertain the level of effect the flood has created and...

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Federal Road Safety Corps, Akwa Ibom State Sector command confirms death of two commuters at Urua Ekpa junction in Uyo.

Federal Road Safety Corps, Akwa Ibom State Sector command confirms death of two commuters at Urua Ekpa junction in Uyo.

Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC in the state has confirmed that two persons lost their lives in a motor accident which occurred on Wednesday on Urua Ekpa junction in Uyo, the state capital. The Sector Commander, FRSC, Sunday Oghenekaro, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Uyo said that the accident, which involved...

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Abak Local Government Chairman Imoh Williams visits flood affected area, assures residents of quick intervention.

Abak Local Government Chairman Imoh Williams visits flood affected area, assures residents of quick intervention.

The chairman, Abak Local Government Area, Barrister Imoh Williams has visited flood affected areas in Abak Local Government Area with an assurance of swift response by the Government to curb the menace. Represented by the Supervisor for Works, Etopima Ekpo, the Chairman on reaching the scene, decried the Ugly Situation that has befallen his people...

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Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly holds public hearing on 2020 appropriation bill.

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, through its committee on Finance and Appropriation has held budget briefing/public hearing on the 2020 Appropriation Bill of the state submitted to the House by Governor Udom Emmanuel for passage. Declaring open the event the Speaker, Aniekan Bassey represented by the Deputy Speaker, Felicia Bassey pledged the resolve of...

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Governor Udom takes campaign train to Nsit Ubuim and Etinan

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has promised to award a contract for the construction of an ultra modern Police station in Nsit Ubium local government area in order to boost the security Architecture in the area and ensure the protection of lives and properties. Governor Emmanuel who made the pledge during his Gubernatorial campaign...

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LEAP Africa organizes training for youth corps members in Akwa Ibom

Federal government has been advised to review the secondary school curriculum in the country in order to equip students and young school leavers with knowledge on how to contribute to nation-building through wealth creation. Speaking with Planet News on the sidelines of a three-day leadership training organized by a non-profit organization, LEAP Africa for youth...

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INEC Akwa Ibom State to suspend collection of PVCs were violence is recorded

Following the disturbing trend involving attack of its personnel and forceful dispossession of Permanent Voter Cards – PVCs since the commencement of the last phase of PVC collection at Ward level, the Independent National Electoral Commission – INEC has withdrawn its personnel and directed that PVCs collection in Ikono Local Government Area and EdemAya III,...

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Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel presents 2019 Manifesto

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has presented his 2019 Manifesto christened “completion Agenda” with a renewed commitment to surpass the superior performances recorded in his first tenure and position Akwa Ibom as the industrial hub of Nigeria. This he says will translate into more industries, more infrastructures, more roads networks and better educational facilities...

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Akwa Ibom state PDP set to flag off statewide campaigns today

All is now set for the official presentation of Manifesto and formal commencement of statewide campaigns of the People’s Democratic Party – PDP Akwa Ibom State by Governor Udom Emmanuel ahead of the general elections. The State Chairman of the PDP, Obong Paul Ekpo who made the announcement at a media briefing held at the...

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Armed Forces Remembrance Day, Governor Udom calls for immortalization of fallen heroes

The Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has commended the Nigerian Armed forces for their selfless service and contribution towards the protection and sustenance of the country’s territorial integrity while urging the people to promote a just and egalitarian society as a way of immortalizing the fallen heroes in the country. The Governor who gave...

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ASUP, Akwapoly Chapter congratulates Dr. Moses Umobong on his appointment

The academic staff union of polytechnics, ASUP, Akwapoly Chapter has congratulated Dr. Moses Umobong over his recent appointment as the acting Rector of the Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Asurua. The Union in a recent statement signed by its Chairman Ubon Obonguko and the general secretary, Ime Nseobot described Dr. Umobong’s appointment as well deserved...

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Akwa Ibom state Governor Udom consults Organised labour on second term ambition

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has assured the organised labour unions in the state of his commitment to the implementation of the new national minimum wage for workers. Governor Emmanuel who gave the assurance during his consultation visit to the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress-NLC, Trade Union Congress-TUC and United Labour Congress-ULC on...

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Federal government to begin work on Ibom Deep Seaport to in April

The Federal Government has revealed that work on the proposed $2.5 billion Ibom Deep Seaport, a Public-Private Partnership -PPP project, is slated to start on or before April 2019. Speaking in Uyo during a High-Level Stakeholders Retreat on Public-Private Partnership –PPP, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Infrastructure, Imeh Okon, who said that...

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Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Health warns butchers against burning tires to roast animals for meat

Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Health has warned meat sellers in the state against the practice of burning tires to roast animals for meat, saying such practice poses serious threat to public health. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong who stated this in an exclusive interaction with Planet News after some members of...

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