Urua Nka International Market ready in Eket December, says contractor

The contractors handling the International Market (Urua Nka) in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Yiwu International Trade City of Nigeria, has said that the 5000-capacity market would be ready for commissioning in December this year. Speaking with Government House Correspondents shortly after a meeting with the State Governor in Governor’s Office, Uyo, […]

Etiebet’s idea of “Guided Congresses” undemocratic, must be rejected by APC – Ekefre

* Says party stalwarts out for showdown with former minister   Itoro BASSEY A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Enefiok Ekefre, has called on supporters of the party to reject completely the idea of “Guided Congresses” allegedly prescribed by another APC chieftain and former minister, Mr. Don Etiebet, […]

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 […]