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Itse Sagay

APC dismisses Sagay’s corruption claims against Akpabio

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed corruption claims reportedly made against a former minority leader of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, by Itse Sagay, an anti-corruption adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Akpabio, one of Mr Buhari’s nominees for ministerial slots, passed through Senate screening, Wednesday. Mr Sagay, a…

10:30 Voting layout of ward 2 unit 3, Brass LGA, Bayelsa

APC calls for resignation of election tribunal chairman

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has called for the resignation of the chairman of the election petition tribunal for the national and state assembly election in the state. The APC chairman in Akwa Ibom, Ini Okopido, addressed a press conference on Saturday in Uyo. He said…

Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom suspends more officials over illegal job recruitment

The Akwa Ibom government on Friday announced the suspension of members of the Unified Local Government Service Commission Board in the state. The Secretary to the Akwa Ibom Government, Emmanuel Ekuwem, said, in a press state, that Governor Udom Emmanuel approved the suspension. They are to remain on suspension “till…

Nigerian publisher, Betty Irabor

Nigerian publisher Betty Irabor speaks on depression, suicide attempt

A Nigerian publisher, Betty Irabor, has revealed her battle with depression and how she almost committed suicide. Mrs Irabor is the publisher of Genevieve, a lifestyle magazine in Nigeria. “I attempted suicide, if not for the timely intervention of my husband who rushed me to the hospital,” Mrs Irabor said…

Street children in Uyo, Akwa Ibom Photo by Cletus Ukpong

There’re too many children on Akwa Ibom streets — Activists

Three young women – Sifon Udo, founder, Smartmothers Foundation, an NGO tackling teenage pregnancy in Akwa Ibom; Uduak Ekong, chairperson, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Akwa Ibom State; and Imaobong Akpan, a blogger – discuss challenges facing child development in Akwa Ibom, at a PREMIUM TIMES roundtable, Uyo, to…