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Ephraim Inyang: He Came, He Saw and Left with Spotless Record

-By Henshaw Nyong Before the governorship election in 2015, one of the Udom Emmanuel’s campaign promises was to massively invest in the infrastructure through what he termed ‘‘infrastructural consolidation and expansion’’. Wherever he visited, Mr Emmanuel spoke eloquently and passionately about his determination towards taking Akwa Ibom to greater heights …

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A’IBOM ASSEMBLY APPROVES 2016 BUDGET FOR LOCAL GOVT COUNCILS

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has ratified the 2016 budget estimates of the 31 local government councils in the state. A total budget size of N95,758,452,000 (Ninety five billion, seven hundred and fifity eight million, four hundred and fifty two thousand naira, is approved by the House for the …

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Spate of Piracy in Akwa Ibom: Gov. Udom Urges Navy to Re-strategize…

Worried by the spate of piracy and other forms of criminality orchestrated by militants in the Nigerian waterways, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has called on the Nigerian Navy to re-strategies and checkmate militancy, pipeline vandalism as well as incessant harassment of fishermen and others engaging in economic …

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Breaking: Uruan Council Secretariat Under 'JUJU' Attack

Yesterday, workers at Uruan Local Government Area Council returned home early for fear of being bewitched as the gate of Council was locked with “iyei” (traditional injunction) No information was given for the traditional injunction as no authority accepted to react. The village Head Obong Ekarika intervened by removing the …

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