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GOV EMMANUEL POWERS NEW ELECTRICITY TRANSFORMER, SAYS INDUSTRIALIZATION ON COURSE

Governor Udom Emmanuel has inaugurated a new 1×60MVA, 133/33KV Power Transformer, with a reassurance of his commitment to provide enablers for industrialization and growth in small and medium scale enterprises in Akwa Ibom State. Governor Emmanuel while inaugurating the new transformers at the Electricity Transmission Sub Station at Afaha Ube Itam in Itu local government […]

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GOV EMMANUEL SWEARS IN NEW JUDGES, BLOWS HOT ON KIDNAPPERS, RAPISTS

Governor Udom Emmanuel has re-echoed his desire to eradicate kidnappers and rapists from the state, suing for maximum support from the judiciary in this direction. The Governor stated this while swearing in two new judges, Bassey Bassey Nkanang and Uwem Peter Ibritam into the Akwa Ibom State Judiciary Service at Government House, Uyo. Governor Emmanuel […]

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LONGEST SURVIVING STATE GOVERNMENT-OWNED NEWSPAPER IN NIGERIA CELEBRATES.

  The longest surviving state government-owned newspaper in Nigeria, The Pioneer, published by the Akwa Ibom Newspaper Corporation (AKNC), has celebrated three decades of uninterrupted publication. The celebration which started with a thanksgiving service at the Qua Iboe Church, 112 Ikot Ekpene Road, Uyo, the Akwa Ibom capital, Sunday, April 8, 2018 climaxed with a lecture/award […]

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GOVERNOR EMMANUEL SEEKS AIRFORCE PRESENCE, AS COMBAT GAMES ENDS IN UYO

Ndifreke Akpan (Govt House) The third edition of the Nigerian Airforce Inter-Command Combat Sports Competition tagged, Uyo 2018 has ended with a call for the establishment of an air-force operational base in Akwa Ibom State. The week long event at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo was declared closed by Governor Udom Emmanuel who stated the […]

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GOVERNOR EMMANUEL SEEKS PARTNERSHIP WITH CHINESE ICT FIRM

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has met with Officials of Huawei Technologies from the Peoples Republic of China to explore ways of partnership in Information Communication Technology (ICT) development in the area of Education, Health, Governance and Enterprise. Speaking during the meeting at Government House in Uyo, Governor Emmanuel thanked them for taking […]

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ABAK 5 ENDORSES GOV EMMANUEL FOR SECOND TERM, HONOURS MARTHA

Evelyn-A. Bassey Abak five was agog with euphoria as Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel and wife, Martha, were honoured in a grand reception and endorsed for continuation in office beyond 2019. The mega rally and reception, which was organized by youths of the five Local Government Areas (Abak 5), created from the old […]

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GOV EMMANUEL SWEARS-IN 5 NEW PERM SECS

By Ima Akpabio Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has sworn in five new Permanent Secretaries into the State Civil Service. Administering the Oath of Office at the Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Uyo, on Friday, Governor Emmanuel charged the newly sworn-in permanent secretaries to justify their elevation to the highest level in the […]

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GOV EMMANUEL RESTATES COMMITMENT TO DEVELOPMENT

…ENDORSED BY CHRISTIAN FATHERS FOR 2ND TERM Governor Udom Emmanuel has again stated his dedication to ensuring the prosperity of all Akwa Ibom people saying that the state is on the right track to achieving divine mission with God as the guide. The state Chief Executive said that in spite of the lean resources, over […]

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TAKING SPORTS DEVELOPMENT TO NEW HEIGHTS

The Akwa Ibom Youth Sports Festival 2018 was ecstatic to the young and nostalgic to the old. Being a second edition, it corrected obvious lapses of the first and consolidated on the gains that edition recorded. The event therefore achieved great feats that has again placed the State firmly on national and continental sports map. […]

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GOVERNOR EMMANUEL TO ENGAGE NEW ADMIN CONSULTANTS IN IBOM SPECIALIST HOSPITAL

Ndifreke P. Akpan (Govt House) A new specialist who understands hospital administration, hospital records system and hospital ICT systems will soon be engaged to manage the affairs of the Ibom Specialist Hospital in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Governor Udom Emmanuel disclosed this to journalists shortly after inspecting the new dialysis unit and other equipments at […]

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GOV EMMANUEL RECEIVES POWER MINISTER, REITERATES ZEAL FOR IMPROVED ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

Ndifreke P. Akpan (Govt. House) Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state says that his administration’s investments in the power sector development are indicative of his zeal to enhance electricity development in the state. He said his administration has so far completed an injection power station along Edet Akpan Avenue in the heart of the […]

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Governor Udom Emmanuel Says “StartUp Friday” Will Place Akwa Ibom In The ICT Map Of Africa

The State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has said that the ICT programme, “StartUp Friday “hosted in Uyo will place Akwa Ibom in the ICT map in Africa. Mr. Udom Emmanuel said this while speaking at “StartUp Friday “, an ICT innovation and entrepreneurship event organised by the Office for ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Abuja, a […]

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AKSG RECOGNISES 230 TRADITIONAL RULERS

 By Evelyn-A. Bassey In driving effective grassroot governance, the Akwa Ibom State Government has issued certificates of recognition to 230 traditional rulers with a task on them to increase efforts at ensuring security in their respective domains. Speaking during the event, which held at the Banquet Hall, Government House, Uyo, Governor Udom Emmanuel said the […]

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GOVERNOR EMMANUEL INSPECTS 18 ROADS CONSTRUCTED IN UYO METROPOLIS

Ndifreke P. Akpan (Govt. House) Governor Udom Emmanuel has expressed deep satisfaction with the quality and number of road projects currently being executed by his administration, saying that without huge investments in infrastructure, his industrialization plan can never succeed. Governor Emmanuel spoke Wednesday when he undertook a tour of several road projects currently being executed […]

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55.1KM IBAKA SUPER HIGHWAY DESIGNED TO BOOST ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES

By Ubong Ntekim. In a bid to transform and boost economic activities and ahead of the Ibom deep seaport project, construction work has commenced on the Ibom Super Highway project linking the coastal communities of Eket-Ibeno to Mbo and Oron. The 55.1kilometers highway with 3 spurs and multiple lanes when completed, will open up the […]

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