COVID-19: Chinese Firm Donates Facemasks, Thermometers to A’Ibom State

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), a Chinese firm, Wizchino Engineering Limited, has donated 20,000 pieces of facemask, 1,000 pieces of M95 facemask and 100 pieces of Infrared thermometer to Akwa Ibom State in support for the fight against COVID-19. Continue reading “COVID-19: Chinese Firm Donates Facemasks, Thermometers to A’Ibom State”

Staff of AKSU docked for criminal defamation of character

Two members of staff of Akwa Ibom State University, Eyo Okon Eminue (aged 39) and Iquo Ebong Okon (aged 46) have today been arraigned before the Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on charges of criminal defamation of the character of Prof. Eno Ibanga, Acting Vice Chancellor of the Akwa Ibom State.
The duo have, in what appears to be a carefully calculated plan, made countless defamatory publications on Facebook against the person of Prof. Eno Ibanga.
The said Facebook account was created by them in 2015. Continue reading “Staff of AKSU docked for criminal defamation of character”

Breaking: Court remands 3 in Uyo prisons for defamation of character

…as Police intensifies effort to uncover their sponsors

By Emma Akpabio

A Magistrate Court Sitting in Uyo – Akwa Ibom State Capital on Thursday, April 16, 2020 made an order for the remand of one Paul Umoh, Moses Ukpong and Emmanuella Udoetuk in Federal Correctional Centre for an initial period of 14days, pending the transmission of the case file to the Director of public Prosecution. Continue reading “Breaking: Court remands 3 in Uyo prisons for defamation of character”

COVID-19 Has Exposed Nigeria as a Failed State

By Ekokoi Solomon

One thing that has been vividly demonstrated with the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus, is that Nigeria is a failed State. This is a fact that has been well known for some time. However, COVID-19 has made this very evident.

That the government, both at the federal and state levels, have been reluctant to take concrete measures to prevent the further spread of the virus, including locking down social and economic activities, is a testament to the inability of governments in the Federation to institute effective social and economic policies, including monetary and fiscal policies, as is the case in functional societies. Continue reading “COVID-19 Has Exposed Nigeria as a Failed State”

Coronavirus: Don’t panic, Akwa Ibom governor tells residents

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom, has asked residents of Akwa Ibom not to panic over coronavirus, saying his administration has put in place modalities to ensure that the state maintains its clean slate against the global pandemic. Continue reading “Coronavirus: Don’t panic, Akwa Ibom governor tells residents”

Breaking: Gov Emmanuel Signs Executive Order Proscribing Cultism And Other Violent Behaviour

Details:

AK. S. L. N. NO. … ….OF 2020*LS
From the Governor
UYO

Criminal Code Law Cap. 38, Laws of Akwa lbom State, 2000
CULTISM AND OTHER VIOLENT BEHAVIOR (PROHIBITION) ORDER

Commencement.

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred on me by Section 70 of the Criminal Code Law, Cap. 38, Vol. 2, Laws of Akwa lbom State, 2000
and all other powers enabling me in that behalf, 1, MR. UDOM EMMANUEL, the Governor of Akwa lbom State of Nigeria do hereby make the following –

ORDER

Proscription of cults, societies and groups.1.

(1) The cults, societies and groups listed herein are hereby declared unlawful and forthwith proscribed in Akwa lbom
State –

(a) Vikings;
(b) Black Axe;
(c)KKK;
(d) Buccaneers;
(e)Mafias;
(f)Luttox (Junior Black Axe);
(g)Debam;
(h) Dewell;
(1)Icelanders;
(j)Red Skins;
(k)Pirates
(l)Amoc,:
(m) Akwa Marines; and
(n)Utoto Groups (419); Continue reading “Breaking: Gov Emmanuel Signs Executive Order Proscribing Cultism And Other Violent Behaviour”

Noah Speaks: Oh Uyo! Oh Uyo!! Oh Uyo!!!

I watched sadly yesterday as Hon. Victor Antai who couldn’t win the position of Oron Federal constituency openly scolded the people of Uyo under the umbrella of APC coalition of Uyo Senatorial District Youths, all in the name of bringing them to work with or for Chief Godswill Akpabio, a man he idolised as the leader of the APC in the state; the very man that was defeated by the PDP at the poll, tribunal and appeal court, and even in a rerun in his very home local government area. Continue reading “Noah Speaks: Oh Uyo! Oh Uyo!! Oh Uyo!!!”

Congress: AKS PDP sets to fully integrate women

The Akwa Ibom State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Obong Paul Ekpo has reiterated the readiness of the state congresses planning committee of the party to implement fully the new guidelines of the national working committee of the PDP to give women 35% representation into party offices at all levels. Continue reading “Congress: AKS PDP sets to fully integrate women”

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”