NDDC used N20bn to execute substandard projects in Edo – Obaseki
The governor says the Edo government would sue the NDDC’s contractors for sub-standard projects.
Army medical outreach targets 300 persons in Edo community
The army said more than 150 insecticide-treated mosquito nets were distributed, while beneficiaries were tested for blood sugar, HIV, as well as dental and eye problems.
Court summons Amnesty Programme boss over alleged diversion of stipends
The Amnesty Programme office allegedly diverted stipends meant for 75 former Niger Delta militants.
Navy arrests 26 crew, four foreigners over illegal fishing
The Navy says it has confiscated two fishing trawlers belonging to a Nigerian company over illegal fishing.
Governor Emmanuel advises journalists against ‘de-marketing’ Akwa Ibom State
There are more than 80 local newspapers in Akwa Ibom, with journalists sometimes coming under attack by state officials.
Bayelsa teachers begin strike over unpaid salary arrears
The teachers commenced the strike after the expiration of 28 days ultimatum to the government.
OB Lulu Briggs Foundation conducts fibroid surgery on 100 patients
She said 100 women who require the surgery but cannot afford the expensive cost of fibroid removal surgery would undergo the procedure free
Akwa Ibom is ‘Nigeria’s best-kept Secret’ – Governor Emmanuel
The state celebrates the 32-year anniversary of its creation.
72 students bag first class at Federal University, Otuoke, maiden convocation
The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Seth Jaja, disclosed this on Saturday at the maiden convocation ceremony of the university.
Controversy as police arrest another ‘serial killer’ in Port Harcourt
Many suspects are now in police custody, all accused of masterminding the serial killing that assails the oil-rich city.
72 bag First Class as Federal University, Utuoke, holds maiden convocation
The institution was among the nine universities established in 2011 by former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Tribunal upholds election of Akwa Ibom Gov. Udom Emmanuel
The tribunal said the petition filed by Nsima Ekere of the All Progressives Congress (APC) lacked merit
Gov. Dickson fires aide over alleged gross misconduct, indiscipline
Mrs Bob was among 130 special advisers engaged by the governor to render necessary services to the state and to give a sense of belonging and support to party members
Akwa Ibom govt frees journalist after spending two nights in jail
Ms Ekere, who reports for The Post, a local newspaper in Akwa Ibom, was assaulted and arrested on Monday in Uyo.
Akwa Ibom govt throws journalist in jail for taking photos
The female reporter was quickly arraigned for taking photos of task force officials raiding a city spot.
Akwa Ibom Assembly reinstates suspended LGA chairman
The official had been on suspension following an assault on a local artisan.