Eyewitness account of AKHA crisis: The misconceptions, the intrigues

* Idongesit Ituen (top), Nse Ntuen, Otobong Ndem, Gabriel Tobi, & Victor Udofia ______________________  Itoro BASSEY The five sacked lawmakers namely Idongesit Ituen, Nse Ntuen, Gabriel Tobi, Victor Udofia and Otobong Ndem came shortly after seven A.M. on Tuesday, November 28, through the VIP entrance overlooking the rear end of the Akwa Ibom State […]

PDP raises alarm over alleged plot by APC to kill Akwa Ibom Govt officials

* Ekpo ______________  * Says party won’t succumb to intimidation, violence ahead of 2019 * Commends Speaker for demonstrating competence in leading legislature  By Itoro BASSEY The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has raised the alarm over alleged plot by the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to […]

APC causing mayhem in Akwa Ibom to takeover state by force – PDP

* PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan _______________________________  Senate orders investigation  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of causing mayhem in Akwa Ibom State in order to take control of the state by force. The accusation by the main opposition party is […]

Idong Ituen’s sack: Court gives Speaker notice conveying judgement

Speaker Luke & Idongesit Ituen __________________________________   * Itu lawmaker’s seat may be declared vacant Tuesday * Embattled Rep got what law kept for defectors – PDP   By Itoro BASSEY There are indications that the member representing Itu State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr Idongesit Ituen, may be sent […]

Our Job Creation Law mandates companies in Akwa Ibom to employ 80% indigenous staff – Udofia

Rt. Hon. Victor Udofia, Chairman, AKHA Committee on Security, Youth & Sports  ______________________   OnThursday, Last week, the Akwa Ibom state House of Assembly passed into law a bill to create and regulate employment opportunities for indigenes in corporate organizations operating in the state. The law, among other things, requires investors and companies to employ […]

Retirees gratuity: AKHA expresses optimism Gov Udom will pay from 2016

*Friday Iwok (2nd left) addressing the state AG, Andrew-Essien (2nd right), lawmakers & others at the Ikot Ekpene Sub Treasury yesterday ______________________   Itoro BASSEY Chairman of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts, Friday Iwok, has expressed optimism that Governor Udom Emmanuel will make funds available for payment of gratuities […]