Akwa Ibom State government has commenced disbursements of funds to contractors handling major state projects. This was one of the resolutions at the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Udom Emmanuel, at the Executive Council Chamber Government House, Uyo. Briefing Government House Reporters at the end of the meeting, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, […]

Akwa Ibom State government has rolled out modalities for the recruitment of one thousand teachers to boost the state government’s educational expansion agenda. A release signed by the Chairman of the State Secondary Education Board, Dr Ekaette Ebong Okon indicates that application for the job will begin on January 18, 2021. In line with the […]

Akwa Ibom State Government has denied accusations by the mother of a student of the Deeper Life Secondary School, Uyo, of abandoning investigations to allegations of sexual abuse in the school. The woman, Deborah Okezie, had also complained of being assaulted by the Commissioner for Education, Dr. Enobong Mboho. However, in a statement  Commissioner for […]

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 […]

Academic Staff Union of Universities is planning to boycott registration into the Integrated Personnel Payroll and Information System announced by the Federal Government to begin next week. ASUU’s National President, Biodun Ogunyemi, made this known while reacting to an advertorial by the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, which state that the university tutors […]

Public offices, Schools, banks, and other commercial areas in Anambra will remain shut on Monday, November 18, 2019, as the state government has declared it a Public Holiday in honour of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe. The Public Holiday which was declared to mark the birthday of Nigeria’s only indigenous Governor General and pioneer President was initially […]

If all things go as planned, each of the thirty one Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom will host Greenhouses to be established by the State Government. Governor Udom Emmanuel, flanked by the Commissioner for Agriculture and Women Affairs, Dr. Glory Edet, announced this during an unscheduled inspection of the State Government’s Model Greenhouse, near the Victor […]

STRIKE Another nationwide strike looms in the nation’s tertiary institutions as three non-teaching staff unions have directed all their branches nationwide to resume indefinite strike on Monday, December 4. The unions are Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) and National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT). The directive was […]

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