Gov Obiano’s ‘clear’ victory thrills opposition

Governor Willie Obiano _____________________________________   • Incumbent wins landslide in 21 local councils • Fayose, CNPP, others laud INEC, security agencies pposition political parties yesterday praised the re-election of Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, saying it held hopes for the country’s democracy. The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) said: “We commend INEC for maintaining […]

Updated: Police ban motorcycles in Ukanafun, Etim/Ekpo LGAs

. Zubairu Mu’azu, CP, Akwa Ibom State  ______________________________________ * Say law prohibiting use of vehicles without tinted permit still in force. Akwa Ibom State Police Command has banned the use of motorcycles in Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local government areas until further notice.  Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bala Elkana, explained in a […]

Gunmen kill commissioner’s brother, 2 others in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen yesterday attacked the residents of Mr Udo Ekpenyong, the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, and another prominent politician,  Aniekan Akpan, who is immediate past commissioner for Education at Ikot Okusung, Ukanafun local government area of the state.  It was gathered that  the hoodlums attacked  their residents destroying valuables while […]

Mugabe detention photos emerge as pressure grows on Zimbabwe’s military

. Ousted President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, chats with Zimbabwean Defence Force (ZDF) Commander, General Constantino Chiwenga, at state house in Harare on Thursday. Photo: Zimpapers/Herald  _______________________________________________   . Calls grow for military to lay out its plan two days after it confined 93-year-old president to Harare residence   imbabwe’s military is under pressure to outline its plans […]

Ekpo, PDP Chairman, congratulates new commissioner Akpabio

. Ekpo & Akpabio  _____________________________   Itoro BASSEY, Uyo  Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Paul Ekpo, Wednesday, congratulated the new commissioner for Labour, Productivity and Manpower Planning, Sir Ibanga Akpabio, for his appointment into the Akwa Ibom State State Executive Council.  Ekpo, in his congratulatory message, said Sir […]