Our Job Creation Law mandates companies in Akwa Ibom to employ 80% indigenous staff – Udofia

Rt. Hon. Victor Udofia, Chairman, AKHA Committee on Security, Youth & Sports  ______________________   OnThursday, Last week, the Akwa Ibom state House of Assembly passed into law a bill to create and regulate employment opportunities for indigenes in corporate organizations operating in the state. The law, among other things, requires investors and companies to employ […]

PDP spokesman charges wealthy Nigerians to remember, celebrate their teachers’ labour of love

* Comrade Ememobong & his former teachers at the occasion  ________________________   Comrade Ini Ememobong, Publicity Secretary of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), has charged wealthy Nigerians to remember to reward the labour of love of their teachers at various stages of their educational development. Ememobong said no human could sincerely lay claim to a […]

We’ll continue to synergize with Assembly Mgt towards strengthening our legislature – Speaker

* AKHA Speaker, Onofiok Luke & other participants at the retreat _________________________ Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Onofiok Luke has said that the leadership and management of the Akwa Ibom state house of Assembly will continue to synergise towards strengthening the legislative institution in the state. He said on […]

Kidnappers of Akwa Ibom INEC official reduce ransom to N.5 million

Suspected kidnappers of an Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) worker in Akwa Ibom State, Otobong Sylvester Ukpong, have reduced their ransom to N500,000. Ukpong was reportedly abducted last week by armed bandits at Uruk Ata 2 on the Ekparakwa-Azumini Road on his way to work at the Ukanafun Local Government Area office of the commission. […]

Retirees gratuity: AKHA expresses optimism Gov Udom will pay from 2016

*Friday Iwok (2nd left) addressing the state AG, Andrew-Essien (2nd right), lawmakers & others at the Ikot Ekpene Sub Treasury yesterday ______________________   Itoro BASSEY Chairman of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts, Friday Iwok, has expressed optimism that Governor Udom Emmanuel will make funds available for payment of gratuities […]