AKSG To Construct Ring Road 4

The Akwa Ibom State Government is set to commence the construction and dualization of Ring Road 4 in furtherance of the road infrastructure development of the current administration. The Honourable Commissioner for Works, Mr Ephraim Inyangeyen, dropped the hint when he led officials of the Ministry and newsmen on an inspection tour of the proposed…

Court Strikes Out Buhari’s Suit Against AIT

A Federal High Court sited in Abuja and presided over by Justice John Tsoho has on Wednesday struck out a defamation suit filed last year by President Muhammadu Buhari against DAAR Communications, owner of the African Independent Television (AIT). The suit was filed in relation to the 2015 presidential election and a video documentary aired by…

Robbers Write Residents To Prepare For Xmas Dues

Some suspected armed robbers have written some Lagos residents, urging them to prepare to pay season’s dues to them on a date not mentioned. Residents of Joseph Harrison Estate, Yaba area of Lagos State got the letter from the bandits on Wednesday notifying them of their impending attack to collect their “dues” for the festive…

Soyinka: I Should Be Exiting Nigeria Not The US

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has disclosed his intention to hold a private funeral on January 20 when the US President-elect, Donald Trump, will be inaugurated. Addressing a news conference on what he titled, ‘The green god and the idolatory of mutants,’ in Lagos, on Monday, Soyinka explained that the funeral would, however, mourn the…

FG Bans Importation Of Cars

The Federal Government of Nigeria Monday said the importation of vehicles into the country through the land borders have been banned. This was contained in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of Customs, Wale Adeniyi, saying: “The prohibition order covers all new and used vehicles. “The ban is sequel to a Presidential Directive restricting…

Presidency Denies Mass Starvation In IDP Camp

The Presidency has denied reports by some aid agencies that there is mass starvation in IDP camps set up in northeast Nigeria. A statement from the Presidency says it is concerned about the attempts to whip up fears that the humanitarian crisis is worse than being reported. While it recognizes that local and international humanitarian…

Gov Emmanuel Charges Politicians To Shun Rancour, Acrimony

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has called on politicians to act as bridge builders and discountenance traces of disharmony, saying that no meaningful development can take place in an atmosphere of rancour and acrimony. Governor Emmanuel made the call while speaking at the funeral of Late Deaconess Elizabeth Eyo Ekpo, mother In-Law of…

Akwa Ibom Is The Only State That Gives Traders Freedom

By Umoh-Obong Kingsley The Special Assistant to Governor Udom Emmanuel on Trade and Market Matters, Mr Idorenyin Raphael, has disclosed that Akwa Ibom State is the only state that gives traders the liberty and freedom to operate. He made the disclosure during a reception ceremony organised for him by traders at the Ministry of Women…

A’Ibom Govt Inaugurates ‘Team Of Doers’

Eighteen new Commissioners and two Special Advisers have been inaugurated into the Akwa Ibom State Executive Council . Performing the inauguration at Banquet Hall, Government House Uyo, Governor Emmanuel charged the members whom he described as Team of Doers to bring their wealth of experience in the realization of the industrialization blue prints of his…