Opinion: Of zoning, Micro- Zoning and No Zoning

By Prof. Ini Udoka

Recently, I have had the privilege of reading trending materials in the social media on the above three related political coinages. The intention of the contributors of these materials is to enlighten the Akwa Ibom politicians on what should be the compass directing the choice of the next Governor of Akwa Ibom State. Continue reading “Opinion: Of zoning, Micro- Zoning and No Zoning”

Cultism: Police Dismisses an Officer in Akwa Ibom

A police officer in Akwa Ibom State has been dismissed from the police force for involvement in cultism. Read below a press release by the police department.

AZ:5300/AIS/PPRD/VOL.4/102 11th June, 2020
POLICE PRESS RELEASE

CP AKWA IBOM DISMISSES A POLICEMAN FOR BEING A CONFESSED CULTIST
-ARRESTS TWELVE (12) OTHER SUSPECTED CULTISTS
-VOWS TO CONTINUE THE ONSLAUGHT AGAINST CULTISTS

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command under the leadership of CP IMOHIMI EDGAL is determined to decimate cultism and other crimes in the State.
To this end, the Command has dismissed F/NO. 513379 PC Mfon Esio for discreditable conduct to wit cultism. The said Constable on 20th May, 2020 was fingered in a Junior Vikings Confraternity initiation in which one Ubong John William ‘m’ was allegedly abducted to a bush along Marina Road, Eket where he was forcefully initiated into the Junior Vikings Confraternity. The Constable has been subjected to orderly room trial where he was found guilty of the offence and has been dismissed immediately from the Force. This will serve as a deterrent to others of his like in the Force. Continue reading “Cultism: Police Dismisses an Officer in Akwa Ibom”

Opinion: Akwa Ibom Commercial Motorists and the Spirit of Extortion

By Imoh Usanga

Whenever Nigeria faces a little economic adjustment, our commercial motorists are always very quick to respond to it and their responses are always detrimental to passengers. Passengers are always punched in the stomach as they are made to pay high and unwarranted fares. Continue reading “Opinion: Akwa Ibom Commercial Motorists and the Spirit of Extortion”

Gov. Udom Emmanuel Milestone of Achievement ~ Mfreke Etuk

In 2015, before assumption of office, Governor Udom Emmanuel, the Mr Industrialization came in with lots of promises to help change the narrative of the state from a purely civil service state to an industrial state of the federation. Continue reading “Gov. Udom Emmanuel Milestone of Achievement ~ Mfreke Etuk”

NDDC: Socio cultural group petitions President on Death of Etang

A socio cultural organisation in Akwa Ibom state, AFIGH IWAAD EKID, has petiton President Buhari on the death of their son, Mr IBANGA ETANG was until his death the executive director in charge of finance and administration. This was made known today during a protest by mebers of the organisation. Continue reading “NDDC: Socio cultural group petitions President on Death of Etang”

ETANG’S DEATH: NDDC opens up, as A’Ibom State Govt. demands autopsy

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has ordered immediate investigation into the cause of sudden death of the Acting Executive Director, Finance and Administration of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Late Ibanga Bassey Etang. Continue reading “ETANG’S DEATH: NDDC opens up, as A’Ibom State Govt. demands autopsy”

Covid-19: WHO, IMC, Laud Gov. Udom Emmanuel For Prompt Response To Pandemic

By Osondu Ahirika

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has been given a pat on the back by the World Health Organization, WHO, and the State Incident Management Committee, IMC, for the way and manner he responded since the state recorded the first index case of Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading “Covid-19: WHO, IMC, Laud Gov. Udom Emmanuel For Prompt Response To Pandemic”

Breaking: Gov. Udom Emmanuel unveils new aircraft for Ibom Air

The Akwa Ibom State aviation industry has expanded with the acquisition of additional Aircraft which steps the number to four in the Ibom Air fleet .

The latest of the Aircraft is a 90 seater, Bombardier CRJ900, registration number 5N-BXP with the latest hyper technology safety device ; High Efficiency Air Filter (HEAF) Continue reading “Breaking: Gov. Udom Emmanuel unveils new aircraft for Ibom Air”

Noah Speaks: On our Pastor Jacob King

It is commendable to speak well of the good deeds of good men. Let me briefly reflect on a former caretaker chairman of Oruk Anam local government council and a man whose tenure as the chapter chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the same local government elapsed about 24 hours ago. His name is Honorable Pastor Jacob King. Continue reading “Noah Speaks: On our Pastor Jacob King”