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NSCDC Operatives Smash Oil Thieves Syndicate, Arrest 69 Suspects In A’Ibom

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYODetermined to stem the tides of stolen crude, operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp, (NSCDC, said they have smashed a syndicate specializing  in vandalizing oil pipelines and arrested no fewer than 69 suspects in

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Anxiety As Gunmen Abduct Fiery A\Ibom Preacher, Demand N100m Ransom

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Widespread anxiety has enveloped a church following late Tuesday evening abduction of a fiery radio and television evangelist, Apsotle John Okoriko, founder of Solid Rock Kingdom Church, SRKC, in Akwa Ibom state. The armed hoodlums numbering

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Easter Tragedy: Angry Youths Set Cable Thief Ablaze In A’Ibom

Iniobong Sunday, Uyo Angry youths of Obot Idim community in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state yesterday defiled the holy Easter Monday and administered  jungle justice by setting a suspected cable thief ablaze. The incident, it was gathered,

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At Easter, Emmanuel Seeks Peace To Transform A\Ibom To Africa’s Dubai

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has appealed to residents to abhor violence and embrace identified peace as essential prerequisite for developments to thrive, assuring that he was determined to transform the state into the

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Taskforce Helpless As Traders Defy Govt Ban On Streets Trading In Akwa Ibom

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO As the prevailing socio-econpmic crisis continue to take its toll on families, Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital has been besieged by local traders and others from the neighbouring states of Abia and Cross River state,

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Attack On Emmanuel’s Successor: Group Commends A’Ibom Elders On Ceasefire

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a socio-political organization, Good Governance Advocates Group, GGAG, has commended some political leaders and elders in Akwa Ibom state for finally seeing reasons to drop their ethnic campaigns and hate

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2023 Guber: Detractors Plot Blackmail, Forge My Letterhead, Logo -Senator Akpan

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Ahead of the forthcoming governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom state, Senator Bassey Albert Akpan, one of the leading contenders for the governorship ticket, has warned of orchestrated blackmail deliberately concocted

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Quality Education Key To National Development – Akwa Ibom Rep

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Worried by the alarming rate of unemployment in Nigeria, the lawmaker representing Etinan federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Onofiok Luke, has underscored the importance of mass investement in education system in line with

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A/Ibom Guber: Rep Consults PDP, Monarch, Seeks Hitch-Free Primary

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Ahead of of forthcoming governorship election in Akwa Ibom state, the House of Representatives member for Etinan Local Area of Akwa Ibom state, Mr Onofiok Luke, yesterday officially has consulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), declaring

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2023: A’Ibom Youths Reject Imposition, Back Younger Aspirant For Governor

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Angry youths have expressed their displeasure over Governor Udom Emmanuel’s decision to unilaterally pick the Commissioner for Lands and Water Resources, Pastor Umo Eno, as his choice of successor in 2023. Consequently, the over 3,000 youths drawn

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