Akwa Ibom State

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Jan 29th, 2014
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by Osita Ebiem “We are…calling on Muslims in this part of the world to be well prepared because, very soon, we would launch a full scale war between the Muslims and the Christians.” – Abubakar Shekau declared in February, 2011. In the interest of those who might believe differently, the a...
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Dec 24th, 2013
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1.      You may recall that the Punch Newspaper published editorials accusing the government and the Federal Ministry of Finance of running a corrupt waiver policy, and challenged the Federal Ministry of Finance to publish those waivers. (http://bit.ly/1jCH3j4)     2.     The Federal Ministry of Fina...
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Dec 23rd, 2013
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by Effiong Ubong Uyo – The brothers of Governor Akpabio, led by Prince Akpabio, yesterday distributed 31 SUVs to some PDP stalwarts including some cult members in Akwa Ibom State from the N620 million they routinely milk from the Local Government Council. A PDP chieftain in the state who craved...
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Sep 30th, 2013
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By Tony Edike ENUGU—Governors of the South East and South South states, yesterday, in Enugu, declared that the determination of who will be the President of the country in 2015 would be made by the Nigerian electorate, in line with democratic tenets, warning that the power of the people should not be...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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by Obinna Akukwe The people responsible for the break-up of the ruling PDP, including President Jonathan, party Chairman Tukur, Governor Akpabio, Minister Wike and others are already blaming others for the break-up of the party. They earlier made Nigerians believe that Buhari and CPC are the sponsors...
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Aug 28th, 2013
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By Festus Ahon South-South leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP met in Calabar last Saturday. The outcome of the meeting was as predicted: a ringing endorsement for a second term for their famous son, President Goodluck Jonathan. THE meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-South e...
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Aug 12th, 2013
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Forget NGF crisis, when it comes to money govs ‘re united Governor Sule Lamido is arguably the most socialist inclined of the country’s 36 governors. In his six years in office as governor of Jigawa State, he has in several ways sought to give the imprint of the Talakawa ideology he inherited from h...
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Mar 15th, 2013
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By Deacon Jackson Udom Mrs. Ani Macaulay-Idibia gets her wedding gift Following spurious and false speculations in the social media concerning the wedding gift by Governor Godswill Akpabio to Mrs. Annie Innocent Idibia, née Macaulay, I wish to state as follows: 1. That the Governor of Akwa Ibom State...
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Dec 19th, 2012
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EON USIGBE reports the two-day capacity-building retreat organised by the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as it begins the process of enlightenment of its critical stakeholders over the 2015 general elections. THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), always wanting to have a head...
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Apr 13th, 2012
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Lagos – Nigerian police have raided an alleged illegal orphanage where they rescued young women thought to have been forced to bear children with the aim of selling them, a spokesperson said on Friday. “We discovered the baby factory in Uruah local government area of the state during a ra...