A’IBOM FIRST LADY SUES FOR PEACE IN ORUK ANAM LGA; PROVIDES RELIEF MATERIALS TO DISPLACED FAMILIES

Wife of the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Martha Udom Emmanuel, has appealed to all warring factions in Oruk Anam local government area and its environs to embrace peace and allow development to take place. She said the recent disturbance that rocked the area led to wanton destruction of lives and property, while many families are left displaced in their homeland. Speaking at Obio … Continue reading A’IBOM FIRST LADY SUES FOR PEACE IN ORUK ANAM LGA; PROVIDES RELIEF MATERIALS TO DISPLACED FAMILIES

#EndSARS PROTESTS: SENATOR AKPABIO MEETS STAKEHOLDERS, APPEALS TO THE YOUTHS FOR CALM

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has appealed to the youths and other stakeholders in the Niger Delta Region to maintain the peace in the region in the aftermath of the crises occasioned by the #EndSARS protests. Senator Akpabio made the plea at a high powered meeting with the youths and other stakeholders in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State at the weekend. In … Continue reading #EndSARS PROTESTS: SENATOR AKPABIO MEETS STAKEHOLDERS, APPEALS TO THE YOUTHS FOR CALM

THE IMPERATIVE OF CREATING ITAI STATE OF NIGERIA – By Tom FredFish

The review of the constitution by the 9th National Assembly may have reignited the burning quest for state creation in Nigeria with more ethnic groups submitting memos to the Senator Ovie Omo Agege constitutional review committee. The Ibadan and Itai states are few among various ethnic groups seeking the creating of new states for their people. The current agitation is not strange to the National … Continue reading THE IMPERATIVE OF CREATING ITAI STATE OF NIGERIA – By Tom FredFish

ANNANG PEOPLE SEEK CREATION OF ITAI STATE

The Annang speaking people of Akwa Ibom State on Wednesday, 23/09/2020, presented a memorandum to the Senate ad-hoc Committee on Constitutional Review demanding the creation of ITAI State from the present Akwa Ibom State. Leader of the delegation and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ati Annang Foundation, Emem Akpabio, made the presentation through Senator representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District in the National assembly, … Continue reading ANNANG PEOPLE SEEK CREATION OF ITAI STATE

EDO ELECTION HAS RE-UNITED S-SOUTH MORE – Gov Obaseki

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his victory in the September 19 gubernatorial election has strengthened the unity among the states in the South-South region. He said this during his thank you visit to the Akwa-Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State. Obaseki said, “This election has united us in Edo State and has made us speak … Continue reading EDO ELECTION HAS RE-UNITED S-SOUTH MORE – Gov Obaseki

OBONG “LOYALTY” EKPENYONG EMERGES AKWA IBOM PDP CHAIRMAN, AS PARTY HOLDS STATE CONGRESS

***PROMISES TO LEAD AN ADMINISTRATION WITH A “HUMAN FACE” Obong Udo Ekpenyong has been elected as the new state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Akwa Ibom State Chapter with 3,840 votes at the just concluded PDP state congress. Obong Ekpenyong, who is the immediate past Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, will be succeeding Obong Paul Ekpo. A report from the office … Continue reading OBONG “LOYALTY” EKPENYONG EMERGES AKWA IBOM PDP CHAIRMAN, AS PARTY HOLDS STATE CONGRESS

GOV EMMANUEL UDOM APPROVES 80 PERCENT INCREMENT FOR HEALTH WORKERS SALARY, WARNS AGAINST COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19

Governor Udom Emmanuel has announced an upward salary review of 70 to 80 percent for Akwa Ibom State health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, assuring of his administration’s sincerity to the welfare of health workers even in the face of daunting challenges affecting the global economy. In a statewide electronic media interview over the weekend, Governor Emmanuel said the review … Continue reading GOV EMMANUEL UDOM APPROVES 80 PERCENT INCREMENT FOR HEALTH WORKERS SALARY, WARNS AGAINST COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION OF COVID-19