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The Akwa Ibom State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has reached an agreement with the State government over the purported planned strike action by the union. This fact was made known to our reporter   by the Special Adviser to Governor Udom Emmanuel on Labour, Productivity and Manpower Planning …

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The immediate past Deputy Speaker of the AKHA, Hon Effiong have escaped an attempted murder by unknown gunmen. The incidence took place at the hometown of the lawmaker in Uya Oron, Oron LGA at about 7:30pm Wednesday, 2nd March 2016. According to an eyewitness who refused his name on print …

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PDP State Exco Endorses Paul Ekpo for second term

The leadership and members of The Akwa Ibom state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party have expressed delight with the administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel, praising him for the lofty achievements he has recorded in the development of Akwa Ibom State since he came to power barely 8 months ago. …

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'End of the Wicked': Cable Thief Electrocuted In Eket

A suspected electricity cable thief was yesterday electrocuted in Eket. The thief who is yet to be identified though it was said to be Hausa man, died while trying to remove cable from a live 500kv substation. Our correspondent gathered that one of the eye witnesses, Mr. Victor Ikpe Odungide, …

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Gov. Udom Appoints Paul Bassey as Akwa United Chairman

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has announced the immediate dissolution of interim board and management of Akwa United Football Club of Uyo. In a release signed by the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Mr Aniekan Umanah, and dated 1st March, 2016, the State Chief Executive, announced the …

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