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 […]

Akwa Ibom Assembly declares five seats of defected lawmakers vacant

Luke, Ituen, Ntuen & Tobi ______________________________________ * As plans by hoodlums to attack Speaker, others fail * We’re still monitoring the complex – Police   By Itoro BASSEY The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, on Monday, declared vacant the seats of five lawmakers namely Idongesit Ituen, Nse Ntuen, Gabriel Toby, Victor Udofia and Otobong […]

How Idong Ituen’s thugs were repelled from invading Akwa Ibom Assembly

* We’re still monitoring the complex – Police  By Itoro BASSEY An attempt by suspected thugs to prevent the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr Onofiok Luke, and other lawmakers from convening plenary to declare vacant the seats of five lawmakers who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to […]

The Battle for Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency Seat: Strictly A Three-horse Race

* Victor Udofia & Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo ________________________________ As the contest for Ikono/INI Federal Constituency seat intensifies with strong moves and arguments by three camps, the incumbent member, Engr. Iboro Ekanem, helplessly contend against two strong forces of Obong Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo and Mr. Victor Udofia. The contest, strictly a three-horse race, has been adjudged by political […]

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 […]