Official Akwa Ibom LG election results as released by AKISIEC

. Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio (M) shortly after casting his vote at Independence High School, Ukana West 2 in Essien Udim LGA on Saturday  _________________________________   By Effiong WILLIAM — kwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) on Monday released the official results of the Chairmanship and Councillorship elections into the 31 local government areas […]

PDP wins all chairmanship, councillorship seats in Akwa Ibom LG polls

. Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, casting his vote during Saturday’s local government election in the state ____________________________________   * There was no election across Akwa Ibom – APC * The APC people are bad losers – PDP spokesman   By Itoro BASSEY he Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the chairmanship seats of the […]

LG election: AKISIEC ready for Dec. 2 – Chairman

. Aniedi Ikoiwak, Chairman, AKISIEC  ___________________________________________   William EFFIONG kwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) says it is set for the December 2 local government election and will use the 2015 Voters Register produced by the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC ) for the exercise. Chairman of AKISIEC, Aniedi Ikoiwak, said this during […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa offers 3 months amnesty for funds stashed abroad

. Emmerson Mnangagwa pledged to crack down on corruption during his inauguration last week _____________________________________ imbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered a three-month amnesty for individuals and companies to surrender public funds illegally stashed abroad. In a statement, he said the government will prosecute those who fail to comply when the amnesty ends in […]

Eket APC spokesman, Udobong, followers defect to PDP ahead of LG polls

. Eket chairmanship hopeful, Frank Archibong (wita a pamphlet) & other PDP campaign team during a tour to some riverine communities in Eket ahead of December 2 LGA elections  _________________________________________ * As campaign/mobilisation teams tour 50 villages he All Progressives Congress (APC) in Eket local government area of Akwa Ibom State suffered another mass defection from […]

Speaker condemns lopsided federal appointments, wants commensurate increase in allocation to states

. Onofiok Luke, Speaker, AKHA  _____________________________________   peaker of the Akwa Ibom state House of Assembly, Onofiok Luke has called on the federal government to ensure proper reflection of national oil revenue in federal allocations to Akwa Ibom state. Mr Luke also condemned lopsided federal appointments as well as a situation where remittances to Akwa […]