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Udom Emmanuel re-elected, crushes APC challenger

Governor Udom Emmanuel: wins second term Sunday Bassey/UyoThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Gov. Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Akwa Ibom. The Returning Officer, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, Vice Chancellor, University of Benin, who announced the result in Uyo on Monday, said

I’ll pay new minimum wage ― Gov. Emmanuel

GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Monday assured that the state government would pay N30,000 minimum wage when approved by the Federal Government. Emmanuel made the promise during a consultation with labour leaders in the state, in Uyo. He said that paying the N30, 000 minimum wage in the state was not a problem […]
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2019: Abak 5 elders reaffirm support for Gov Emmanuel

Elders of a formidable political bloc in Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District,  known as Abak 5,  have  adopted Governor Udom Emmanuel as the sole candidate for the gubernatorial election come 2019, even as they applauded the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mr Onofiok Luke for effectively discharging his duties in the state legislature
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FG plotting state of emergence in our state- A’Ibom elders

FG plotting state of emergence in our state- A’Ibom elders

Joe Effiong Elders in Akwa Ibom State on the platform of Akwa Ibom Leaders Vanguard have accused the Federal Government of planning to feign ‘imaginary-crisis-like’ situation in the state so as to declare a state of emergency and take over government of the state. The group through their spokesman, Senator Anietie Okon, said at a […]
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Gov. Emmanuel proposes N671b 2019 budget for A’ Ibom

Gov. Emmanuel proposes N671b 2019 budget for A’ Ibom

Joe Effiong, Uyo Governor Udom Emmanuel of  Akwa Ibom State has proposed total budgetary outlay of N670.718 billion for the 2019 financial year as against the approved provision of N 646.649 billion of 2018. This is made up of Recurrent Expenditure of N 97.096 billion, Capital Expenditure of N 445.936 billion and Consolidated Revenue Fund […]
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Uyo church collapse: Churches now take insurance cover for members

Uyo church collapse: Churches now take insurance cover for members

Joe Effiong, Uyo Akwa Ibom State Government has concluded plans to demolish illegal building, including churches built close to the collapsed Reigners Bible Church, along Uyo Village Road, Uyo. Reigners Bible Church collapsed on December 10, 2016, killing more than 30 people and injuring hundreds of others, including commissioners in Akwa Ibom State government, who had accompanied […]
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A’ Ibom govt. threatens to publish details of projects awarded by Akpabio

A’ Ibom govt. threatens to publish details of projects awarded by Akpabio

Joe Effiong, Uyo The Akwa Ibom State Government has threatened to join a former governor of the state, Sen. Godwill Akpabio, in exposing the any sleaze in the activities of the previous administration by publishing details of every contract and level of execution by May 29, 2015. The state’s commissioner for works, Mr. Ephraim Inyang-Eyen […]
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Obasanjo charges Akwa Ibom people to give Udom a second chance

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the people of Akwa Ibom State to cherish Governor Udom Emmanuel, saying he is a good product that would take the state to greater heights of development. He made the call at Qua Iboe Church in Uyo, after a service with the governor, stressing, “Emmanuel is a good product […] …

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