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Akwa Ibom Blames High Rate Of HIV/Aids On Influx Of Visitors

Akwa Ibom Blames High Rate Of HIV/Aids On Influx Of Visitors

The Akwa Ibom government has attributed the high rate of HIV/AIDS in the state to the influx of visitors. The Nigerian HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) shows that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country. About 5.5 per cent of the people living with HIV in Nigeria are in […]

A’Ibom Set To Import 2,000 Pregnant Cattle From Mexico

A’Ibom Set To Import 2,000 Pregnant Cattle From Mexico

As some states of the federation are strategising on how to contain the rampaging armed Fulani herdsmen over cattle ranching, the Akwa Ibom State Government has concluded arrangement to import 2,000 pregnant cows into the state. The cows now under quarantine are expected to arrive the state from Mexico, the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for […]

Akwa-Ibom Govt To Pull Down Structures On ‘rights-of-way’

Akwa-Ibom Govt To Pull Down Structures On ‘rights-of-way’

Akwa Ibom State Government has threatened to pull down all structures standing on the rights-of-way in a bid to checkmate the perennial flooding of Uyo metropolis and other cities in the state. Commissioner for Works, Akparawa Ephraim Inyang-Eyen handed down the warning, yesterday, while inspecting the extent of work on Asutan Street, Idongesit Henry Crescent, […]

Osinbajo Tasks A-Ibom On Private Investments

Osinbajo Tasks A-Ibom On Private Investments

ACTING President Yemi Osinbajo has called on Akwa Ibom State to work towards attracting private investors to the state, saying that private investments are the greatest drivers of progress anywhere in the world. Osinbajo gave the charge, yesterday, in Uyo, during a stakeholders town hall meeting in continuation of the Federal Government’s fact-finding visits aimed […]

Church Building Collapse – Governor Orders Arrest of Contractor

Church Building Collapse – Governor Orders Arrest of Contractor

 The Akwa Ibom state Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has ordered the arrest of the contractor of the collapsed Reigners Bible Church International, which killed many people during the consecration of its founder, Apostle Akan Weeks, as a bishop. The governor was in the church as a special guest when the incident happened and he narrowly escaped. […]

Dead Whale Found On The Beach

Dead Whale Found On The Beach

The carcass of a whale has been found on a beach in Akwa Ibom State, south south of Nigeria, off the Atlantic Ocean. Villagers in Okpo Ita, Ibeno local government area of the state, said they saw the dead whale in the morning of September 15, according to Edem Eniang, a biodiversity conservationist from the […]

We’ll Protest Naked to Summon Wrath of Gods Against FG, Gas Company Over Oil Spillage – A’ibom Women

We’ll Protest Naked to Summon Wrath of Gods Against FG, Gas Company Over Oil Spillage – A’ibom Women

Women of Obotim Nsit community, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area, Akwa-Ibom State have vowed to protest nude to summon the wrath of the gods against government and a gas company whose pipeline was blown up in the community by the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, July 24, for allegedly abandoning them to their fate after the […]

Akwa Ibom Blazes The Trail In Youth Empowerment

Akwa Ibom Blazes The Trail In Youth Empowerment

The Akwa Ibom State Govern­ment has set a new bench­mark on youth empow­erment in the country through the training of over 4,000 youths across the 31 local government ar­eas of the state on various skills and trades. The skills training programme for youths, which is a key eco­nomic component of the Governor Udom Emmanuel-led administra­tion, […]

Several Children Reported Missing as NNPC Pipeline Explodes in A’Ibom

Several Children Reported Missing as NNPC Pipeline Explodes in A’Ibom

Many children were reported missing monday while trying to escape from a Sunday night explosion at a gas pipeline operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Obotim Nsit, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Confirming the pipeline blast, the Akwa Ibom Police Command monday said that there was an explosion […]