Revive ALSCON at Ikot Abasi – Onofiok Luke cries

—-Onofiok Luke Cries Out To FG

The Member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Onofiok Luke, has called on the Federal Government to revive the abandoned Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON) in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State. Continue reading “Revive ALSCON at Ikot Abasi – Onofiok Luke cries”

Opinion: Akwa Ibom and the bloody tears of our Oro brothers

By Daniel Etokidem

Certain atrocities cry out to God for vengeance. The land needs healing. The cry of our Oro brothers may one day unleash a fury of unimaginable proportion from the gods against Akwa Ibom and all its inhabitants. Not many may agree with me especially those who have continually conspired against the Oro nation for their personal benefit.

This state, history notes, was founded on a tripod. Many folks familiar with the story of our creation have affirmed this position. But what we have today is a bastardization of the accord we had at creation. Continue reading “Opinion: Akwa Ibom and the bloody tears of our Oro brothers”

Opinion: The Sociology of death and burial at a glance

Do you know, that death and burial of a rich man’s relative, Father or Mother makes the rich more richer?

Are you also aware that of a poor man’s relatives make him or her more poorer?

I know where your mind is tilting now. Let me explain! Continue reading “Opinion: The Sociology of death and burial at a glance”

Opinion: ExxonMobil and the Evasive Game: The Audacity in Absurdity

By Ekemini Simon

Evading responsibility can lead to a life long pattern of criminal behaviour. — Hetty King

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, the Akwa Ibom State Internal Revenue Service issued a warning notice to the oil Multinational, ExxonMobil over non remittance of taxes to the coffers of the Akwa Ibom State government. Continue reading “Opinion: ExxonMobil and the Evasive Game: The Audacity in Absurdity”

Tax Default: AKIRS invades Exxon Mobil, GTBanks and Fortune Schools

AKIRS at GTBank
AKIRS Tax recovery team at GTBank

The enforcement and recovery team of the Akwa Ibom board of Internal Revenue service (AKIRS) today invaded the premises of Exxon Mobil-Ibeno, Fortune Schools-Uyo and GTBanks at Abak road and Udo Udoma, Uyo with notices of default and non compliance for failure of the organisations to remit actual tax deductable from their employees’ salaries and other relevant taxes due to the state. Continue reading “Tax Default: AKIRS invades Exxon Mobil, GTBanks and Fortune Schools”

Presidency commends Akwa Ibom commitment towards deep Sea port development

BY Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo

THE Federal government has commended the commitment and preparedness of Akwa Ibom state government towards the development of the Ibom Deep Sea port project.

Director General of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) Mr. Chidi Izuwah gave the commendation during the weekend when he led other stakeholders including , Nigeria Ports Authority, (NPA), Federal Ministry of Transportation, and Ministerial Project Development Steering committee (MPDSC) to inspect the project site in Mbo local government area. Continue reading “Presidency commends Akwa Ibom commitment towards deep Sea port development”

Exposing Illegality of Ex-Governors Pension Law

By Ekemini Simon

State Governors in service to the State are paid salaries among other entitlements. Whether they deliver on their mandate or not, there is hardly any debate on if they deserve a pay or not especially as the Scriptures at 1 Timothy 5:18 says that ” The labourer deserves his Wages.”

However, in many States of the Federation, when Governors and their Deputies exit office, they continue to draw emoluments from the State treasury through the nomenclature of pension for former governors. Continue reading “Exposing Illegality of Ex-Governors Pension Law”

Press release by Akwa Ibom PDP on the defeat of Akpabio, Ntuen and Akpan

Press statement

‘Essien Udim ends disgraceful national Comedy with uncommon defeat’ being the Statement of the Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State on the concluded Court Ordered Rerun in Essien Udim Local Government Area.

With the declared results by INEC of the Court ordered rerun elections in Essien Udim Local Government Area for the Senate, House of Representatives and House of Assembly seats, the people of Essien Udim have brought a glorious end to an inglorious, disdainful and disgraceful comedy session staged under the leadership of the National Comedian himself and actively supported by the pioneer and only speaker of the House of Comedy. Continue reading “Press release by Akwa Ibom PDP on the defeat of Akpabio, Ntuen and Akpan”

Akwa Ibom partners United Arab Emirate on development

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel Thursday in Abuja played host to The United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Fahad AI Taffaq.

Areas of bilateral cooperation were discussed with a determination to pursue common interest areas of Humanitarian Support, Government to Government, Business to Government engagements Continue reading “Akwa Ibom partners United Arab Emirate on development”