Fuel scarcity looms in Akwa Ibom as DPR set to shut unregistered petrol stations

The Eket Office of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Wednesday threatened to shut filling stations operating in the state without registering with DPR from August 31. Dr Joseph Frank-Briggs, its Operations Controller,  gave the warning at a meeting with officials of the Independent Petroleum Marketers of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Eket, Akwa Ibom. The situation […]

Whereabouts of kidnapped expatriates in Akwa Ibom unknown as abductors demand N100 million ransom

. Idongesit Udom yet to regain freedom The kidnappers of two expatriate workers in Akwa Ibom State are allegedly demanding for N100 million ransom, Vanguard reports. A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity yesterday, disclosed that the whereabouts of the expatriates are still unknown, adding that the abductors have asked for N100 million before […]