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Pastor gets three years jail for stealing 56 transformers

A former Commissioner representing Akwa Ibom State on the board of the intervention agency, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Pastor Godwin Moffat Eyo was, Monday, convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment by an Akwa Ibom State High court for stealing 56 transformers meant for… 8 more words


Residents of Akwa Ibom State have been admonished to stay away from the consumption of cow skin, Punch reports.
The state government which spoke through its Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Godwin Afangideh, said that the cow skin, often referred to as Ikpa Ebola or Ponmo had being the common cause of cancer and liver problems in the state. 78 more words


The Death Zone Called University Of Uyo Teaching Hospital, By Inibehe Effiong

Since Monday the 20th of April, 2015 there has been no electricity supply at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH), Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The avoidable blackout has completely hindered all medical services which are electricity dependent. 19 more words


Mr. Governor, Where Is My Own Chop? The Multi-Dimensionality of Corruption in Nigeria.

It is really rather difficult to sustain a conversation about Nigerian politics without the issue of corruption very quickly making its shameful appearance. Indeed, ‘Corruption in Nigeria’ 1,502 more words


Court dismisses appeal against Akpabio’s election

ABUJA -‎ The Supreme Court, yesterday, dismissed an appeal that sought to void the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that gave Governor Godswill Akpabio the ticket to seek for a re-run in 2011. 22 more words


Akpabio describes Don Etiebet as poor manager, traitor

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Godswill Akpabio, has described former Petroleum Minister, Chief Don Etiebet, as a traitor.
Akpabio stated that Etiebet had not won any election in his life, adding that the highest position Etiebet had ever attained was that of becoming, by appointment, a… 8 more words


How PDP won governorship election in A-Ibom

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Mr Udom Emmanuel, has been declared winner of the governorship election in Akwa Ibom State.

Announcing the result of the election, yesterday in Uyo, Returning Officer for the election, Prof. 180 more words