Gov Udom swears in Akpabio, Inoka as commissioners 

L-R: Former Akwa Ibom Governor, now Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio; new Commissioner for Education, Prof. Victor Inoka; Governor Udom Emmanuel & new Commissioner for Labour, Productivity &  Manpower Planning, Sir Ibanga Akpabio shortly after the swearing in ceremony of the commissioners today  ____________________________________________________   Governor Udom Emmanuel has approved a minor cabinet reshuffle and the creation […]

Gov Udom sends list of 18 commissioner-nominees, 2 SAs to Assembly

By Itoro BASSEY — Uyo —The much-expected list of the commissioner-nominees in Akwa Ibom State has been finally sent to the state House of Assembly by Governor Udom Emmanuel for approval and confirmation. The list was received by the House on Friday at plenary. Governor Udom’s message was read by the Clerk of the House, Mrs. […]

Gov Udom: In 16 months, we’ve trained over 1,629 youths in areas of empowerment, development

. Electric metering coy to employ 150 applicants in Akwa Ibom, 42 for specialised training in Chaina, Italy — . See full text of Gov Udom Emmanuel’s speech on the state’s 29th anniversary celebration — Itoro BASSEY, Uyo — Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has said that his administration in its 16 months in office has trained over […]

Channels interview: Udom suffers verbal attack over indicting comment on local govt funds

By Tony ESIN — Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, Friday, came under serious verbal attack by social media critics over his indicting statement on Channels Television that the state’s government does not interfere with the allocations meant for local government areas in the state. As part of the events to mark his one year […]

FG to link state capitals with rail system

President  Goodluck Jonathan has said that all  state capitals cities in the country would be linked with rail transportation to boost the nation’s economy. Jonathan stated this in London at the 17th meeting of the Honorary International Investment Council (HIIC) with the theme: Rail Transportation. He said that with such nationwide rail coverage, roads and highways […]