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Fractured Akwa Ibom APC Waiting For Tinubu’s Reconciliation Team

BYBINIOBONG SUNDAY, Uyo Ahead of the crucial 2019 general elections, the main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, is yet to mend the cracks that have perennially work against the fortunes of the party in every elections

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Akwa Ibom Under Siege As Cultists, Militants Take Over

In several communities in Akwa Ibom State, residents are fleeing their ancestral homes to strange lands and IDP camps as over 30 cult groups have gone on rampage, wreaking havoc on the state. By Iniobong Sunday, Uyo On Thursday March

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Akwa Ibom: Youths’ Leader Shot Dead By Suspected Militants

INIOBONG SUNDAY, Uyo Barely 48 hours after the State government outlawed activities of no fewer than 33 cults groups in Akwa Ibom State, suspected militants of the Icelaand group have shot dead one Udeme Daniel Akpan. Until his gruesome murder

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Don Advocates Mass Action To Stop Jumbo Pay For NASS Members

INIOBONG SUNDAY, Uyo Worried by over-bloated pay to members of the National Assembly, Prof. Gabriel Umoh, has rallied the civil society groups and other concerned Nigerians to embark on a mass protest against the huge cash portfolio for the lawmakers.

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NGOs, A’Ibom Govt Move To Curb Violence Against Women

INIOBONG SUNDAY, Uyo The African Human Development Centre (AHDC) working in collaboration with ActionAid Nigeria has lamented the ordeals of domestic violence and other human rights abuses against women in Nigeria. Speaking after undertaking a fact-finding tour to some rural

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A’Ibom Clampdown On Militants, Cultists’, Imposes Curfew In 5 LGs

By INIOBONG SUNDAY, Uyo   Disturbed by unrestrained siege in some communities by militants drawn from different cult groups in Akwa Ibom State, governor Udom Emmanuel has approved the imposition of a dusk-to-dawn curfew in five Local Government Areas affected

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A’Ibom Imports 2,000 Pregnant Mexican Cows To Boost Meat, Milk Markets

INIOBONG SUNDAY, Uyo Determined to boost meat, milk and yoghurts production in the State, the government of Akwa Ibom State would soon take delivery of no fewer than 2,000 pregnant special breed cows from Mexico. Governor Udom Emmanuel had promised

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Akwa Ibom state faces scarcity of oil palm seedlings

Hard times await oil palm farmers in Akwa Ibom State this farming season as the state government has no seedlings for farmers. The farmers said the situation had persisted for over three years, and a visit to the state’s nursery

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A’Ibom: Deserted Catholic priest quits celibacy, fixes marriage for March 17

INIOBONG EKPONTA, Uyo   Celebrated Catholic priest, Rev. Father Patrick Henry Edet, who deserted Catholicism about six months ago, has reportedly announced his intention to also quit the lonely life of celibacy compulsorily imbibes by its adherents. The erstwhile Catholic

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What N646.6BN budget will do for Akwa Ibom – Stakeholders

By INIOBONG SUNDAY, Uyo The Akwa Ibom State budget estimate of N646.6 billion has been signed into law by governor Udom Emmanuel. It is for the implementation of key policies and progammes of government for the 2018 fiscal year. The

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