Minimum wage: Consider health, other critical sectors before you go for strike, Speaker tells labour

* Onofiok Luke, Speaker, AKHA, addressing workers yesterday _______________________________  Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Barr. Onofiok Luke, has pleaded with labour leaders to consider critical sectors of the society such as the hospitals as they plan to embark on their anticipated industrial action, saying that health workers must keep working […]

Akwa Ibom: Return of peace as militants down arms, ammunition

Gov Udom Emmanuel addressing some of the reformed militants who surrendered their weapons _____________________________  Okon Bassey in Uyo writes on the return of peace and normalcy to Akwa Ibom council areas as militants, kidnappers and cultists have put down their arms and ammunition as part of the new amnesty deal proferred by the state  government […]

Urua Nka International Market ready in Eket December, says contractor

The contractors handling the International Market (Urua Nka) in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Yiwu International Trade City of Nigeria, has said that the 5000-capacity market would be ready for commissioning in December this year. Speaking with Government House Correspondents shortly after a meeting with the State Governor in Governor’s Office, Uyo, […]

2019 elections: Nobody can use Buhari’s office to intimidate us – Speaker reacts to IGP’s invitation

* Luke ______________________   Itoro BASSEY Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr Onofiok Luke, Tuesday, said nobody can use the office of President Muhammadu Buhari to intimidate him or any member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, in the ongoing preparations for the 2019 general elections. The Speaker, […]

Akwa Ibom govt to Akpabio: You lied over Uyo-Ikot Ekpene Road

* Akpabio _________________________________  There is no end in sight to the controversy surrounding the 25-km Uyo-Ikot Ekpene Road as Akwa Ibom State Government has accused Senator Godswill Akpabio of lying about the contract award and the extent of work his administration did before handing  over to Governor Udom Emmanuel. Commissioner for Works, Ephraim Inyangeyen, […]