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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Police, DSS Blackmails Can't Cow Me – Gov. Wike

…downsizing itself at all cost Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared no level of intimidation or blackmail from Federal Agencies will scare him into selling out the state to external predators. The governor urged Rivers people not to panic because nobody can take the state by force despite …

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A'Ibom State Govt Releases December Salaries and Pensions…

BY KENDI JUMBO The Akwa Ibom State Government has released money for the payment of December salaries to Local Government workers, teachers and pensioners. The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon. Udo Ekpenyong made the disclosure last Tuesday when the Association for the Welfare of Retired Local Government …

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A' Ibom works Commissioner lauds Alternative Project funding approach

By Osondu Ahirika The Alternative Project funding approach adopted by the Akwa Ibom state Government for construction of major roads has been described as an effective initiative. Ths State Commissioner for Works, Mr Ephraim Inyangeyen gave the assessment in a chat with newsmen after inspecting the ongoing construction of the …

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Summary of 2017 Budget Estimate Presented to AKHA by Governor Udom

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF AKWA IBOM STATE, MR. UDOM EMMANUEL, ON THE OCCASION OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2017 BUDGET PROPOSALS TO AKWA IBOM STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY The Honourable Speaker Honourable Principal Officers Honourable Members of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly INTRODUCTION I have …

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MARTHA UDOM EMMANUEL PROVIDES SHELTER FOR FORGOTTEN MUSIC ICON

MEET ETUBOM REX WILLIAM A brief feature on the life and work of Etubom Rex Williams, one of Nigeria’s finest Highlife Trumpeters and bandleaders. This was based on an exclusive interview granted Music in Africa by the legend himself. Lagos, 1976: I am not quite sure which variety programme I …

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ONOFIOK LUKE: IN THE HISTORY OF REPRESENTATION

BY UBONG SAMPSON Representative democracy has been conceptually associated with and historically instantiated by the political system known as “representative government”, which was born in the 18th century with the French and American revolutions. It is a system in which people elect their lawmakers (representatives), who are then held accountable …

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Atan offot road, Eket-Ibeno Road, Ors to be completed by May 2017

By Osondu Ahirika The Akwa Ibom State Government is committed to completing and commissioning no less than nine ongoing road projects, including Atan Offot road in Uyo. The state Commissioner for Works, Mr Ephraim Inyangeyen dropped the hint when he led newsmen and staff of the Ministry to inspect several …

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