Sunday May 12
Akpabio, Lagos PDP disown 2015 presidency posters
FOR the umpteenth time, the Governor of Akwa Ibom State and the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors' Forum, Godswill Akpabio, has stated that he has no interest in contesting the presidential election in 2015, rather he would only vie for the senatorial seat of his state as requested and endorsed by his people.
Sat May 11, 2013
A phantom assassination plot: The vindication of Gov. Akpabio
WHEN Akwa Ibom State Governor Godwill Akpabio was supporting the senatorial ambition of Senator Aloysious Etok in 2007, in the spirit of equity, hardly did he know that he was embarking on a mission that would later degenerate into a messy affair.
Fri May 10, 2013
NYSA congratulates Flying Eagles/Golden Eaglets
The management of the Nigeria Youth Soccer Academy has congratulated the Flying Eagles and the Golden Eaglets for their qualification for the FIFA Under-20 and Under-17 World Cups respectively.
Sun May 05, 2013
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e-banking: CBN achieves cheque truncation in all states [Sun, The (Nigeria)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By LOUIS IBA The Central Bank of Nigeria 's efforts at ensuring the country's economic policy is at par with what obtains in other parts of the globe is yielding fruits, as cheque truncation system has now been realised across the country.
Price of garri soars in Cross River
Price of garri, a staple foodstuff in Cross River, has risen in Calabar and environs, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
Thu May 02, 2013
PDP intensifies search for NGF boss, meets Imoke
AS the Peoples Democratic Party continues search for reconciliation among its arrowheads, members of its Board of Trustees held a closed-door meeting with Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State Thursday but kept sealed lips on the outcome of the meeting.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Etok's allegations spurious - Akpabio
Akwa Ibom State Government has described as unfortunate, statement credited to Senator Aloysius Etok, of Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District, wherein he made "spurious allegations that the state governor, Chief Godswill Akpabio, was after his life." The state commissioner for Information and Communications, Mr.
Militants kidnap nine oil workers in Bayelsa
NINE workers of two oil servicing companies, the Octopus Clan Nigerian Limited and the Deck Oil Services, were yesterday confirmed kidnapped along the Ilebiri Creek in the southern Ijaw area of Bayelsa State by gunmen suspected to be renegade militants.
Communal crisis forces shutdown of Mobil's operations
Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited has shut down its operations in Akwa Ibom, following a crisis between two of its host communities.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Nigeria: Akwa Ibom 2015 Guber Race: Assembly Plan Traditional Embargo for Traitors
By Essien Ndueso Stakeholders of Eket Senatorial District may have concluded plans to introduce and place traditional injunction on any indigene of the district who betrays the position of the district in the forth-coming 2015 governorship elections in the state.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Nigeria gets N136.7b to fight AIDS, TB, malaria
AHEAD of the World Malaria Day Thursday, Nigeria has so far through the funding of public health programmes and institutions as well as non-governmental and civil society organisations' health programmes, received a total of about $829 million from the Global Fund on AIDS, TB and Malaria to fight the three killer diseases out of a total approved ... (more)