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Emmanuel signs Akwa Ibom’s anti-open grazing bill into law

AKWA Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday, signed the state’s anti-open grazing bill into law. The bill was signed by the governor at the...

Students accuse SSS operative of assault, harassment in Akwa Ibom

AN Operative of the State Security Service (SSS) Joshua Eyenmi has been accused of assaulting and harassing students at Akwa Ibom State University. A student...

Poor execution thwarts success of FG Survival Funds for Transporters in Akwa Ibom

By Ekemini SIMON Although many transporters in Akwa Ibom State benefited from the Federal Government’s N30,000 survival funds, majority were excluded due to inadequate information,...

How Akwa Ibom State Government spent N10 billion on ghost project 

By Ekemini SIMON THE audited financial statements of Akwa Ibom State in 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019 have revealed questionable spending by the Governor’s Office.  Scrutiny...

Address Peacock Paints corruption crisis, NUJ tells Akwa Ibom government

By Ekemini SIMON THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has called on the state government not to sweep  allegations of corruption...

How corruption, questionable contracts led to the collapse of Akwa Ibom state-owned company

IN September 2015, Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel announced the reactivation of Peacock Paints Limited, a public limited company in Akwa Ibom with N526 million. Few years after its reactivation, investigations indicate the company is caught up in a web of corruption allegedly carried out by the management in connivance with the Board of Directors.

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ICFJ, ICIR organise webinar on social media regulation Sept 29

THE International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), in collaboration with The International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR), is organising a...

Police arrest three bandits behind the kidnap of Kaduna Baptist school students

NIGERIAN Police Force (NPF) said operatives have arrested three suspected bandits responsible for kidnapping students of Bethel Baptist High...

DHQ reacts to viral video of NYSC member assaulted by soldier, vows to deal with erring officer

THE Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has reacted to viral footage showing a female soldier assaulting a female corp member in...

Fashola proposes ‘maintenance economy’, renovation of 25 federal secretariats

THE Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday, proposed a new idea of maintaining government buildings and...

Leaked chats of British-Nigerian minister on colonialism spark a row  

THE UK’s newly appointed Minister of State for Equality Kemi Badenoch has come under criticism after private chats where...
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