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Governor Udom announces plans to pay bursaries to Akwa Ibom students

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has announced that plans are in top gear for the payment of bursaries to Akwa Ibom students in tertiary institutions to alleviate their sufferings on campuses. Governor Emmanuel who made the announcement at a solidarity rally by Students from all tertiary institutions in the State, restated that his commitment...

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Akwa Ibom State Government recieves commendation for curbing child abuse and trafficking

Akwa Ibom State Government has been commended for partnering with the state National Human rights commission-NHRC, law enforcement agencies and other relevant bodies in ensuring that the issue of child abuse and trafficking is completely nipped in the bud in the state. The state coordinator of the National Human Rights Commission, Tony Iji, who gave...

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Governor Udom appoints Dr. Moses Umobong as Acting Rector of Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has approved the appointment of Doctor Moses Umobong as Acting Rector of Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua. A statement signed by the Head of the State Civil Service, Ekereobong Akpan says the appointment of Doctor Umobong takes immediate effect, following the retirement of the incumbent rector of the...

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Governor Udom commends the church for sustaining peace in Akwa Ibom state

Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel has commended the church for their role towards the sustenance of peace in the state while also reiterating his commitment to maintaining the existing harmony and unity in the state. Governor Emmanuel who stated this while addressing the congregation at the Catholic diocesan new year fasting and prayers Assembly,...

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Onofiok Luke supporters from Etinan pledge to support all PDP candidates

The PDP Candidate for Etinan Federal constituency and speaker, Akwa Ibom State house of Assembly, Barrister Onofiok Luke has again received commendation and assurances of support to ensure that he is victorious in the forthcoming National Assembly election. Addressing party faithful in 3 wards in Etinan being, Mbioto south ward 4, southern iman ward 3...

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ImaBridge Africa in partnership with Planet FM organizes free medical outreach

A Non-Governmental Organization the Imabridge Africa, in Partnership with Planet FM has conducted a free medical outreach for the indigenes of Ibiaku Uruan and its environs, where patients were tested and given free drugs. Speaking on the activities of Imabridge in the state, the Founding Director, Father Nsikak Ubom Asuquo, stated that the intention of...

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Residents of Uyo warned against buying off-the-counter drugs

The Chief Medical Director of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Dr Emem-Abasi Bassey, has warned residents of Akwa Ibom State against buying off-the-counter drugs, adding that recent events in the country had put the health sector in serious threat. Bassey, who gave the warning while speaking with journalists in Uyo, said most of the...

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Akwa Ibom state to hold New Year Solemn Assembly in Uyo

Akwa Ibom state governor, Udom Emmanuel is inviting the public to a New Year Solemn Assembly scheduled to hold today Wednesday January 2, at the Ibom Hall Grounds in Uyo, by 10 a.m. to mark the beginning 2019 and re-dedicate Akwa Ibom to God. According to the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Charles Udoh, the...

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Akwa Ibom Workers laud governor Udom for payment of special Christmas bonus

Akwa Ibom state Workers in the state have lauded the state governor, Udom Emmanuel for approving payment of special Christmas bonus to all workers in the state, saying the gesture has further boosted their morale for more efficient service delivery. Speaking with our correspondent Anthony Esin, some workers at the State Secretariat who said the...

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Governor Emmanuel commends Nigerian Army for restoring peace in warring communities

Governor Udom Emmanuel has thanked the Nigerian Army for its contributions in restoring peace in Ukanafun, Etim Ekpo and Ika communities that were engulfed in violent crimes for nearly two years. Emmanuel expressed the appreciation in his remarks during the 2018 West African Social Activities, WASA, held at Ibagwa barracks in Abak Local Government Area...

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Akwa Ibom listed for World Bank’s Youth Employment and Support Operation program

The Youth Employment and Support Operation, a World Bank assisted program, is to open social registers aimed at capturing poor people in six additional states of the federation. Speaking with journalists in Abuja, Acting National Coordinator, Hajara Sami, gave some of the states where the exercise will begin in 2019 to include Akwa Ibom, Abia,...

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Ibibio Crowns New Oku Ibom Today at Asan Ibibio

The Ibibio ethnic nationality in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria’s fourth largest tribe will today crown its new Oku Ibom Ibibio, His Eminence, Nteyin Solomon David Etuk who is the fourth Oku Ibom in the series and succeeds His Eminence, Akwa Edidem Akpabio Udo Ukpa who passed away about two years ago. The new Oku Ibom...

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