Akwa Ibom threatens to dump PHED, slams FG

iReporters News.   Akwa Ibom State Government on Wednesday said it would pull out of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company as soon as it establishes it own electricity transmission company. Governor Udom Emmanuel stated this at a press conference in Uyo. He said the state had invested so much …

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Gov Udom Pledges Partnership with NUJ to Develop Akwa Ibom

– Announces Official Car for NUJ Chair Akwa Ibom State Governor,  Mr. Udom Emmanuel has pledged his readiness to partner the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), to fast track the pace of development in the State. Gov Emmanuel made this pledge at the Government House, Tuesday, September 24th during a …

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VICE PRESIDENT OSINBAJO PREACHES PROSPERITY FOR AKWA IBOM AT 32

iReporters News.   It was a pleasant sight at the Ibom Hall ground, Uyo, as several Akwa Ibom people, defying political divides, friends of the state including Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and governors of some other states congregated to worship God on the state’s 32nd anniversary. Preaching at the occasion, …

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Akwa Ibom, flying at 32!

By Imo-owo Mbede On September 28, 1987, an Army Colonel, Jonathan Tunde Ogbeha, arrived Uyo to take reins as the inaugural administrator of AKWA IBOM – Nigeria’s 21st state – created only five days before, by General Ibrahim Babangida, Nigeria’s head of state at the time. Babangida foresaw the human …

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ALGON CHAIRMAN CELEBRATES GOV EMMANUEL’S TRIBUNAL VICTORY

iReporters News. The chairman of Eket local government area, Frank Archibong has hailed the judgement confirming the victory of Governor Udom Emmanuel at the Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal in Uyo. Archibong, state chairman of Association of Local Government Areas of Nigeria,ALGON, said the victory was a confirmation of the supremacy …

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