Akwa Ibom

  Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has signed into law the Bill for the Prohibition of open rearing and grazing of livestock in the state.   Mr Emmanuel gave his assent to the Bill in a brief ceremony at Government House, Uyo which was witnessed by the Speaker of the State House of […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Federal Government to pay over 3 billion dollars to Rivers and Akwa Ibom states, as part of their revenue shares from crude oil sales.   The amount formed part of the 62 billion dollars said to have been recovered from some oil companies by the Federal […]

Following the resolution at the last National Executive Committee meeting of the Peoples’ Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom, party faithful will tomorrow, January 19 2020, embark on a peaceful protest march at 2pm. The party, in a statement signed by the State Chairman, Obong Paul Ekpo, explained that the peaceful march is to register its displeasure over the […]

Ten thousand Akwa Ibom youths will this year, be engaged in Small And Medium Scale Enterprises by the state government in order to provide manpower for the Information And Communication Technology sector and other sectors. Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Prince Ukpong Akpabio and Governor Udom Emmanuel’s Senior Special Assistant on Entrepreneurial Development and Marketing, […]

Traditional leaders in Akwa Ibom have been tasked to enlighten residents in their domains to pay their taxes as part of their civic duties to enable the government provide them with better social amenities. Commissioner for Finance, Nsikan Nkan, gave the charge at the 2020 Akwa Ibom State Budget Breakdown in Uyo, noting that taxes […]

Akwa Ibom State Government has cleared the air over a statement credited to the Alafin of Oyo, Lamidi  Adeyemi the third ,currently trending in the social Media space which seems to suggest that Governor Udom Emmanuel reported former Governor Akpabio to the EFCC in 2015. A statement by Chief press Secretary to Governor Udom Emmanuel, […]

Akwa Ibom State Government has reacted to the recent protest of a group of some Retired Primary School Teachers and their next of kins, calling for the payment of their entitlements. The Head of State Civil Service, Elder Effiong Essien, in a statement made available to Comfort FM News, appreciated the retired Primary School Teachers and […]

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has confirmed the nominations submitted by Governor Udom Emmanuel for appointment into the Local Government Service Commission, Law Reform Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, AKISIEC. Under the new arrangement, the Local Government Service Commission has Mr Monday Eyo, the immediate past member representing Uyo in the House of […]

Governor Udom Emmanuel has reminded mothers of their responsibilities of giving their children effective upbringing to enable them to become useful citizens and contribute positively to the development of society. Mr Emmanuel stated this while inaugurating an Event Hall at Qua Iboe House, No 2 Olusegun Obasanjo Way, Uyo   built and equipped by him in memory […]

A new mobile phone application to be known as the “Orange State”, is to be launched by the Akwa Ibom State Government soon. The Commissioner for Culture and Tourism,Mr Oman Esin ,who made this known during the 2019 World Tourism Day celebration in Uyo, said that the idea is aimed at taking the awareness of […]

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