Gov Udom signs N646.6 billion 2018 budget

* Governor Udom Emmanuel (seated), Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Onofiok Luke (L), Attorney General & Commissioner for justice, Uwemedimo Nwoko (second right) & Commissioner for Finance, Linus Nkan, (R) during the 2018 budget signing ceremony at Government House, Uyo, yesterday  __________________________________________   overnor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, has […]

Akpabio to Annang youths: Cultism doesn’t pay, embrace education

* Akpabio  _______________________   enate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has urged youths to stay away from anti-social vices and use their times wisely to pursue many educational programmes that are available nationwide. Akpabio stated that education is the most important tool for youth to attain greatness,bnoting that many adults regret how they led their […]

Gov. Udom sacks LG/Chieftaincy commissioner, Ekpenyong

.Udo Ekpenyong ________________________________   [G]overnor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, Thursday, sacked his Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Udo Ekpenyong. A press release signed and made available to newsmen in the state by the Commissioner for Information and strategy, Charles Udoh, said Ekpenyong was relieved of his appointment with immediate effect. […]

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 […]

In 25 years, we’ve established many institutions through legislation – Akwa Ibom Speaker

. Onofiok Luke, Speaker, AKHA  __________________________________________     By William EFFIONG, Uyo Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House, Onofiok Luke, says so many academic and healthcare institutions have been established in the state as a result of legislation enacted by the legislature in the past 25 years of its existence. Barr Luke made the […]

Company to donate 20,000 books, writing materials in Akwa Ibom schools

. Ukeme Eyo (left) presenting copies of the free exercise books to Sampson Akpan at Planet Radio station  ___________________________________________________   By William EFFIONG, Uyo An Uyo-based company, U & K Limited, has announced plans to show its commitment in promoting quality education in Akwa Ibom State with a “Back to School” initiative where it will […]