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Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom govt, APC bicker over Buhari

The state government denies planning a protest.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Akwa Ibom gets new police commissioner

The top cop is the 24th commissioner of police in the state.

Flooding: Osinbajo visits Rivers, Bayelsa

Governor Seriake Dickson complained of federal government’s neglect

Senator Akpabio addressing reporters at the Akwa Ibom International Airport, Uyo

Akwa Ibom: Court strikes out suits seeking to stop speaker from declaring members’ seat vacant

Two lawmakers defected from the PDP to the APC.

Photo of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday

Billboard Controversy: Buhari didn’t summon me to Abuja – Governor Emmanuel

PDP and APC have clashed over the siting of a billboard.

Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma

Ambrose Alli University gets new governing council

The new council, announced on Wednesday, is to be chaired by Lawson Omokhodion.

Niger Delta University

Bayelsa-born lecturer wins international championship on chemical sciences

The don receives commendation from the state government.

Ifeanyi-Okowa

Delta govt. approves 33 per cent increase on pension

The beneficiaries are those who retired before May 2000.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

2019: More trouble for APC as court restrains party from fielding candidates in Delta

Two factions are fighting for control of the party in the state.

Dr Iniobong Essien, Commissioner for Environment, Akwa Ibom State

Akwa Ibom commissioner arrested over Buhari, Atiku billboards

APC says there was an attempt to mount Atiku Abubakar’s billboard at a spot President Buhari’s own was rejected.

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa Presenting the 2019 Budget Estimates to the State House of Assembly, in Asaba. (PHOTO CREDIT; JIBUONR SAMUEL)

Okowa presents N367billion budget proposal for 2019 fiscal year

Governor Okowa says the budget, christened “Budget of sustainable growth”, will enable his administration consolidate on its successes and achievements.

Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom governor’s media aide resigns

“My resignation is purely a conscience-based act, it is not intended to put government in disrepute,” Mr Iniodu says

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Edo Police parade 58 suspected cultists, 14 others

The police commissioner asks the citizens to be vigilant at all times and to report any suspicious activity.

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki

Gov Obaseki approves new governing council for Ambrose Alli University

The council is to be inaugurated at a later date.

Gov Seriake Dickson speaking

Bayelsa Govt posts N4bn as balance of funds for September

The government declares N1 billion internal revenue for August.

NUJ condemns police’s arrest of newspaper publisher in Akwa Ibom

The publisher has since been released on bail.

Nigerian Army

Army confirms soldier killed in Edo

“Yes we have deployed some officers to Ajakurama community where one of our soldiers was killed.”

Godswill Akpabio

2019 Election: PDP panicking over imminent defeat In Akwa Ibom – APC

It rejects accusation it plans to trigger crisis in the PDP-controlled state at next year’s election

Gov Okowa

Delta IGR hits N51 billion

The governor says the state is set to privatise the Asaba aiport

Ifeanyi-Okowa

Media, vital to ensuring credible elections – Gov. Okowa

The governor challenges journalists to pressure politicians to promote free, fair and credible polls.

gunmen

Gunmen attack Akwa Ibom governor’s former aide

Police say attack on Mr Udeme was a robbery incident and is being investigated.

30 petrol stations sealed in Benin for ‘cheating customers’

The filling stations would be opened after investigation on why they tightened their flowing meter pumps.

AERIAL VIEW OF FARM LAND IN TARABA STATE AFTER THE FLOOD

Flood destroys 280 hectares of rice farms in Edo – RIFAN Chairman

The flooding would negatively affect government’s drive at sufficiency in rice production in the country.

Mr Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director, NDDC, at the Eket rally on Tuesday

2019: Akwa Ibom APC governorship candidate picks running mate

The 2019 governorship election in Akwa Ibom is expected to be a two-horse race between Mr Ekere and the incumbent governor, Udom Emmanuel.

Ifeanyi-Okowa

Asaba Airport fully back, targets international flights soon – Official

The airport authority is discussing the possibilities of connecting from Asaba to Port Harcourt, Calabar, Uyo and others.