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By Benjamin Jimmy Following the collapsed 4-storey building at Iman Street, Uyo on Saturday, the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has directed Commissioner for Works and Fire Service, Prof. Eno Ibanga to conduct inquest into the cause of the incident. A release signed by Commissioner for Information and Strategy Mr. Ini Ememobong indicated that the Governor sympathizes with the families of the victims and directed the Commissioner for Health to take over the management of the survivors. “Following the unfortunate incident of the collapse of a four storey building on Iman street off Aka Road in Uyo, our…

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Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) Akwa Ibom State chapter has elected a four man executive to run the group’s affairs. The election which took place on Monday, September 5 in Uyo, was conducted under the supervision of the representative of the Zonal Coordinator, South-South, and Zonal Secretary, Barr. Agatha Osieke. After the election, Ambassador Peace Edem emerged State Coordinator; Emem Inyang, Deputy State coordinator (Akwa Ibom State South Senatorial District); Edidiong Enang, Deputy State Coordinator (Akwa Ibom State North West Senatorial District) and Felicia Robert, was also elected Deputy State Coordinator (Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District). Earlier in her speech,…

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The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Umo Eno, who is standing trial for alleged certificate forgery, on Tuesday 13th September, finally bowed to pressure by tendering what he claimed to be the original of his WAEC certificates. This was sequel to a demand to produce his certificate by the court and continuous pressure from the masses. Umo Eno’s 1981 and 1983 WAEC certificates have been subjects of litigation in an alleged forgery case filed against him by Mr. Akan Okon at the Federal High Court in Uyo. The certificates which were tendered…

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By Tony Esin Three primary schools in Akwa Ibom-born have received dual-desks from a UK based scholar, Innocent Udoidiong. This, according to the donor is to improve the condition of learning for pupils in the benefitting schools. The schools are; Government Primary School, Ikot Akpan Okop, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area; St. Mary’s Practicing School, Ediene Abak, Abak Local Government Area; and Government Primary School, Aka 1, Uyo, the state capital. https://www.crestnews.ng/groups-commend-police-suprintendent-ndlea-pro-for-exceptional-conduct/ At Government Primary School, Ikot Akpan Okop, Innocent, speaking through the National Coordinator of his NGO, Innocent Udoidiong Foundation, Comrade Joseph Ekpo, decried poor state of learning facilities…

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By Abasiofiok Inyang The fear of producing half-baked graduates at Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area has reached a feverish peak following an alleged employment racketeering currently bedeviling the foremost Government Technical based tertiary institution in the State. Investigations revealed that the Rector of the institution, Dr. Moses Umobong, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic Chapter, Comrade Etteyen Uko, the Chairman, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnic, Akwa Ibom State Polytehnic Chapter, Comrade Micheal Ekpo and Deputy Registrar/Establishment Officer, Mr. G. Udofah are about turning the…

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By Benjamin Jimmy Groups have commended the Officer-in-Charge, Anti-cultism Unit of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command, SP Daniel Efiok and the Public Relations Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Akwa Ibom State Command, Joy Ogom. The groups, Civic Space Watch and Palladium, with support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), powered by COMPPART Foundation for Justice and Peace-building and Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), have commended  exceptional show of professionalism in policing and handling of cases of human rights violations, groups have commended the Officer-in-Charge, Anti-cultism Unit of the Akwa Ibom…

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