Jonathan advocates commercialization of old Akwa Ibom lodge in Lagos 

. Otobong Jonathan ______________________________   s housing continues to pose greater threat to the ever growing Nigerian population, the need for government at all level to convert unutilized housing assets to revenue earners has been advocated by the member representing Ukanafun State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly; Hon. Otobong Jonathan Akpan. […]

Gov Udom calls for Airforce Base establishment in Akwa Ibom

. From R-L: Governor Udom Emmanuel, Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar & former Airforce chief, Air Marshal Nsikak Eduok rtd during  ___________________________________   kwa Ibom State Government has advocated for the establishment of a full-fledge Airforce Base to ensure the requisite training of graduates from the Airforce Secondary School in the state. Governor […]

Following poor IGR, Akwa Ibom plans aggressive tax drive in 2018

. Governor Udom Emmanuel  _________________________________________   kwa Ibom State Government says it will embark on more aggressive tax drive in 2018 in order to improve its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). Commissioner for Finance, Linus Nkan, who made this known  this during a chat with journalists in Uyo lamented the poor IGR recorded in the state […]

Constitution Amendment: The Akwa Ibom Example

* Panel of discussants at the foyer of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly during the public hearing/stakeholders meeting on ammendment to the 1999 constitution held on Monday  _____________________________________________   Kufre OKON (email: kufreokon@onofiokluke.ng)   esterday (Tuesday), governors under the umbrella body of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum and Speakers of state houses of assembly seemed […]

Gov Udom  urges new council chairmen to render selfless service

. Gov Udom Emmanuel (L) congratulates new chairman of Ikono local government area, Mr Itoro Columba, shortly after the inauguration  _________________________________   kwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has charged the newly sworn-in 31council chairmen and 329 councilors not to take the people for granted but ensure that they benefit from their programmes at all […]