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Elections: Group alleges violence, misconduct in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom REC, Mike Igini as group alleges violence, complicity by security, electoral umpire An independent group in Akwa Ibom State, has claimed that the conduct of INEC officials, and other security agencies in Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in many areas of Akwa Ibom state marred the polls.The group, Akwa

Akwa Ibom: Gunmen abduct Gov. Udom Emmanuel’s security adviser

Gov. Udom Emmanuel By Sunday BasseyMr Charles Udoh, the Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Information and Orientation, has confirmed the abduction of Mr Iniobong Ekong, the Senior Special Adviser on Security Matters to Gov. Udom Emmanuel. Udoh told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview in Nsit Ubium Local Government

PDP, others slam N100m suit on IGP, APC over harassment

PDP, others slam N100m suit on IGP, APC over harassment

  Joe Effiong, Uyo The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) alongside 21 persons in Akwa Ibom State have dragged the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to court demanding N100 million damages, for allegedly plotting to arbitrarily arrest and put away their members on trumped up charges until after the election. Joined in the suit no HU/FRU18/2019 […]
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Use your PVCs wisely – Oku Ibom Ibibio advises electorate

Use your PVCs wisely – Oku Ibom Ibibio advises electorate

Joe Effiong, Uyo Oku Ibom Ibibio, the highest traditional ruler in Ibibioland of Akwa Ibom State, HRM Nteyin Solomon Etuk, has challenged voters in the country to make proper use of their permanent voter cards (PVCs) in the forthcoming elections else they would live to regret their choices. The royal father said this while receiving […]
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S’South govs back Udom’s re-election bid

S’South govs back Udom’s re-election bid

Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa The re-election bid of Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State has received a major boost as the South-South governors have thrown their weight behind him. The governors declared that the federal might the All Progressives Congress (APC) is banking on would fail in the governorship election. Chairman of the governors of […]
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FG shielding Akpabio from prosecution for corrupt allegation ― group

A group of concerned Nigerians under the umbrella of Civil Society Groups for Accountability and Probity have accused the Federal Government of shielding a former Governor of Akwa Ibom state and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Godswill Akpabio. The group also urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to synergize with […]
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