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    Politics Akwa Ibom governor to meet Akpabio over political feud – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Akwa Ibom State, is scheduled to hold a special caucus meeting today, Saturday, in Uyo. The meeting, which is expected to take place in the Government House, Uyo, in the evening, will have in the attendance national assembly members from the state, via...
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    Metro EFCC arrests illegal oil transporters in Akwa Ibom (photos) – Nigeria News today & Breaking...

    – Some suspected illegal oil transporters and their tankers have been arrested – They were arrested by Nigerian Army personnel in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state – They have since been handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Some … via Nigeria News today & Breaking news ▷ Read...
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    Politics PDP Clears Akwa Ibom Local Council Polls

    The People’s Democratic Party has won the December 2, 2017 local government elections in all the 31 local government areas of Akwa Ibom State. The results showed that the PDP won the 31 seats for council chairmanship and 329 slots for councillorship. A statement signed by the chairman of Akwa...
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    Metro Woman Dies After Giving Birth To Twins As Husband Solicits For Help (PHOTOS)

    A man has been left in sorrow and lament following the unfortunate situation he found himself in. The man identified as Mr Ini Emmason John from Ikot Ebok in Essien Udim, Akwa Ibom state - was recently blessed with a set of twins (a boy and a girl). Unfortunately, his wife died a week after...
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    Metro FG Hands Over Seized Snakes to University of Uyo

    The Federal Government has formally handed over more than 600 snakes, spiders and millipedes recently seized in Calabar to the University of Uyo, in Akwa Ibom. Personnel of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Cross River and Akwa Ibom Commands intercepted three consignments containing 140...
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    Politics Nigeria Needs More Goodwill To Deal With Boko Haram, Corruption, Biafra, Arewa - Akpabio

    Senator Akpabio was not suggesting clones of himself when he suggested that it was time for all Nigerians of goodwill to pray for the nation and also put their hands on deck to move the nation to safe harbours. Akpabio spoke at his constituency briefing in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, where he...
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    Metro Akwa Ibom: What Caused Reigners Bible Church Collapse - Witness

    The foundation building of a popular church in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Reigners Bible Church located at Uyo Village road, off Barrack road has collapsed. The Reigners Bible Church, located along Village Road, was filled to capacity because its pastor was being consecrated as a Bishop, when the tragedy...
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    Metro Niger Delta Avengers Strike, Blow Up NNPC Gas Pipeline in Akwa Ibom

    Niger Delta Avengers on Sunday night said it has blew up the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, gas pipeline at Nsite Ibom Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State. The claim, which has not been confirmed, but spokesperson of the militant group, self-styled Brig Gen Mudoch Agbinibo, in...
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    Metro Akwa Ibom: Police Arrest Notorious Rape Gang [PHOTO]

    Operatives of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command have arrested a three-man gang, which allegedly specialises in using tricycle to pick young women, hypnotised and rape them. It was learnt that the rape syndicate usually insert an object into their victims’ private parts, telling them they...
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    Metro Akwa Ibom: Hoodlums Set Mount Zion Church On Fire Over Prayer Disturbance

    Suspected hoodlums stormed the Mount Zion Gospel Church, Aka-Itiam Assembly, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, weekend and razed it down completely. The attackers claimed the prayers and activities of the church were frustrating their criminal operations in the area. According to PUNCH, the heavily armed...
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    Metro Akwa Ibom: Man Burnt To Ashes For Stealing A Motorcycle [GRAPHIC Photo]

    This man who allegedly reported to have stolen a motorcycle was burnt to death in Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State on Saturday, 28 May 2016. Is this not jungle justice? Graphic Photo:
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    Metro Civil Defence Officer Kills 26-year Old Man in Open Fire

    An operative of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has killed a 26-year-old man, Chukwudi John, after he opened fire on a truck in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. PUNCH gathered that the incident occurred on Wednesday when John, an employee of Dompec Global Resources Limited, was...
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    Metro Akwa Ibom: Workers Shut Bank Over Non-payment of Salaries

    Hundreds of workers of the Akwa Savings and Loans Limited on Monday shut the bank over non-payment of their salaries for four months, according to a report by PUNCH. The angry workers insist that the present management of the bank be fired; else the finance house would continue to lack...
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    Metro Joseph Adeduro Adeusi, Former Akwa Ibom Governor Is Dead

    Former Governor of the Akwa Ibom State, Joseph Adeduro Adeusi has died at the age of 76. Adeduro was a military governor of Akwa Ibom from August 1996 to August 1998 during Sani Abacha regime. He founded the Akwa united football club, which played their inaugural match against the Rangers...
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    Politics Akwa Ibom: APC Candidate, Umana Umana Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling

    The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom state, Umana Umana, has reacted to the Supreme Court judgment which held that Udom Emmanuel was validly elected as the state governor in the last Gubernatorial election. Mr. Umana said he was aware that Akwa Ibom people were...
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    Metro Nigerian Man Surrenders To Police After Killing Cousin Who Engaged in Marathon Sex With Girlfriend

    22-year-old Ndifreke Joseph Clement, surrendered himself to the police at Ikot Akpan Abia, Uyo, six months after murdering his 23-year-old cousin, Ubong Edet, According to Vanguard, Clement, a native of Akon Itam, Itu Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State said he slashed his cousin’s throat...
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    Metro Akwa Ibom: 41-Year-Old Woman Dies During Stampede of Udom Emmanuel's N1m Gift

    A 41-year-old food seller, Mrs. Lizzy Offiong, lost her life while struggling for a share of the N1m the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, gave to Mbiaobong market women. Her husband, Mr. Gabriel Dick, from Aka Ekpeme, in Ikono Local Government Area, told Southern City News in Uyo on...
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    Business Telecoms Operators May Shut Down Operations in 7 States

    Telecom operators have threatened to shut down network services in seven different states over closure of Base Transceiver Stations (BTS) by the state governments. According to the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) Chairman, Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, yesterday...
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    Politics Drama in Senate as Akpabio, Danjuma Goje Clash over Recurrent Expenditure

    The Senate was full of Drama yesterday when the Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio refused to apologise to his colleague, Danjuma Goje over uncomplimentary comments and, what was described as an attack on his integrity and personality. According to Leadership newspaper, the drama...
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    Metro How I Killed A Pregnant Woman For N50,000 - Suspect

    A 28-year-old man, Edet Stephen Asuquo, yesterday, made confessed to the Akwa Ibom State Police Command on how he was hired by a village council leader in Itu Local Government Area to kill a pregnant woman for ritual purposes. Vanguard Metro gathered that the suspect was arrested on January 11...
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