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Akwa Ibom govt debunks claims of collusion with REC

Akwa Ibom State Government has dismissed as unfounded and mischievous statements credited to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole and former Senate Minority leader and chieftain of APC, Godswill Akpabio, of an unholy alliance between the state government and the state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, to the extent of influencing the placements of ad hoc staff among other malicious allegations.
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Police deploy 14,250 officers for Saturday polls in Akwa Ibom, Cross River

To forestall crisis and possible casualties as experienced during last weekend’s postponement of elections in Akwa Ibom and Cross River states, the Police have deployed 14,250 officers to the states for next Saturday’s polls. Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Odiko Macdon, who confirmed the burning of seven vehicles, three motorcycles and destruction […]
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Two persons allegedly killed, vehicles damaged in pre-election violence

Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Mike Igini, has confirmed. The vehicles were engaged to convey election materials from INEC headquarters in Uyo to Nto Edino, the headquarters of Obot-Akara […]
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2019 presidential election: How Akwa Ibom people will vote for Atiku, Buhari

As the 2019 Presidential elections inexorably draws near which will precisely take place on the 16th of February 2019, the people of Akwa Ibom state have expressed readiness to exercise one of their most important civic responsibilities, which is voting their choiced candidate on the day of election. Out of the thirty or more presidential […]
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2019 elections: PDP recruits 1,000 men to guard votes at polling units in Akwa Ibom

As part of its effort to ensure that the 2019 general elections are not rigged in Akwa Ibom State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has disclosed its plan to deploy about 1,000 men to each of the polling units in the state to man its votes on Saturday February 16 and March 2, elections in […]
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Akwa Ibom community in FCT, 19 northern states announce preferred governorship candidate

Akwa Ibom community in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, and other 19 northern States had on Sunday endorsed the candidacy of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in the State, Obong Nsima Ekere. The endorsement which took place at the Akwa Ibom House in Abuja witnessed large turn out of Akwa Ibom indigenes from […]
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Akwa Ibom: PDP accuses APC of preparing for war as guber candidate, Ekere shuns peace accord signing

The absence of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere, at the signing of peace accord for all the political parties in the state, has raised a lot of dust as the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has claimed that the opponent tactfully evaded the signing of the treaty […]
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Akwa Ibom PDP sues IGP, APC over illegal detention of members

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has sued the Inspector General of Police (IGP) over alleged intimidation, arrest and detention of its members across the state. In suit filed at the state High Court, Uyo, on January 31, 2019, the PDP and 21 other chieftains of the party also joined the state […]
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