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Prophet, Father Killed By Suspected Cultist In A’Ibom As Police Begin Manhunt

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, Uyo Fear has enveloped the sleepy community of Ikot Ibekwe in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state following the gruesome murder of Prophet Kufre Obonukut, a Church founder and his father, Chief Ephraim Obonukut, at

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Tension In A’Ibom Varsity Over Alleged Foul Play In Death Of 300-level Student

By Iniobong Sunday, Uyo Angry students of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) at Ikot Akpaden in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area have expressed anger over what they described as “avoidable death” of their colleague, one Miss Iyakndue Okon, a 300-level

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Three Escape Death As Landslide Submerges Buildings In A’Ibom Community

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, Uyo Residents of Afaha Oku and its environs under serious threat of perennial gully erosion have raised the alarm, calling for emergency measures to salvage others homes threatened by the problem. They called on governor Udom Emmanuel

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A’Ibom Govt Laments As Influx Of COVID-19 Patients Overstretch Facilities

By Iniobong Sunday, Uyo Akwa Ibom State Government has attributed high number of persons tested positive to Covid-19 to influx  from neighbouring states where there are no facilities for PCR test.  Considered the best PCR laboratory in the country,  and

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Hoodlums Take Over as LG Chairmen Abandon Security Villages Over Zero Allocation

Iniobong Ekponta, Uyo Security complexes constructed across the 31 Local Government Areas by the administration of former governor Godswill Akpabio, have become dens for armed robbers, cultists and kidnappers, checks by our Correspondent revealed. The multi billion naira facilities, it

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Group Protests Over Alleged Marginalization In A’Ibom, Blames Politicians

By Iniobobng Sunday, Uyo Determined to challenge what is described as “isolation, obliteration and annihilation of Ikono Ibom clan” in Uyo local government area, stakeholders comprising notable professionals, technocrats, traditional and youth leaders rose from their stakeholders meteting under the

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Emmanuel Elated As New PDP Chair, Chief Judge Take Over In A’Ibom

By INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has expressed delight over the successful inauguration of leaders to take over the vacant posts of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman and that of the state’s Chief Judge,

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Actionaid, Others Get Kudos For Tackling Rural Poverty In Akwa Ibom

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Beneficiaries of poverty alleviation programmes drawn from 14 rural communities in four Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom state have applauded Actionaid Nigeria and other partners for various interventions to lift them out of poverty, disease,

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Uyo Residents Lament, Seek Govt’s Intervention Over Collapsed Internal Roads

INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Residents of Tabernacle Road and the adjoining streets on the Uyo Capital city have bemoaned their plights as the major access point from the Ikot Ekpene road axis into Nelson Mandela, have collasped and shut them in.

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A’Ibom Shuts School As Student Cultists Give Principal 24-Hours To Recall Expelled Colleagues

Iniobong Sunday, Uyo The Akwa Ibom state government has on Thursday hurriedly closed down the Uyo High School (UHS),  a public secondary school along Oron Road, on the Uyo metropolis. The Chairman of State Secondary School Board (SSEB), Dr. Ekaette

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