Tag: Uyo

“They killed my friend and they buried my friend,” – Missing jobseeker raped and murdered in Akwa-Ibom

Iniubong Umoren, a jobseeker who went missing after she went for a job interview in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, has been found dead. The news of her death was announced by a Twitter user, @UmohUduaki who had raise the alarm on her missing friend early Sunday. Her earlier tweet requesting for[Read More…]

Acting Pres. Osinbajo Directs Oil Companies To Relocate Headquarters To Niger-Delta

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has directed the International Oil Companies operating in the Niger-Delta region to relocate their headquarters to their States of operation to mitigate tension in host communities. Osinbajo, gave the directive at a Town Hall meeting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital on Thursday during continuation[Read More…]

Just In: Court Sacks Senator, Orders Refund Of Salaries Received

A Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to immediately, withdraw the Certificate of Return given to the Senator representing Akwa-Ibom North East district, Albert Bassey Akpan. In a judgment delivered on Monday, the  court asked INEC to issue a fresh[Read More…]

Properties Worth Millions Destroyed As Fire Engulfs Nigerian Breweries In Lagos

A massive fire outbreak has occurred at the premises of the Nigerian Breweries Plc in the Iganmu area of Lagos State, southwest Nigeria. The blaze is said to have engulfed the factory section of the company. Channels Television reports that the fire service is currently battling the inferno. According to[Read More…]

Over 200 Deaths Recorded After Uyo Church Collapsed, Scores Injured as Governor Declares Monday & Tuesday Days of Mourning

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday night condoled with the families of the victims of the tragic collapse of the Reigners Bible Church International, Uyo, Akwa Ibom. The President’s condolence message was made via his twitter handle. President Buhari, who called Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom to commiserate with him[Read More…]

50 Killed As Church Building Collapse In Uyo, Governor Escapes

There was tragedy in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital Friday as at least 50 people were killed after a church building collapsed during a service. Among the worshippers at the Reighers Bible Church on the fateful day was Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel, who narrowly escaped[Read More…]

Online Degrees Are Not Acceptable In Nigeria – NUC Says

The National University Commission (NUC) has declared that online degrees remain unacceptable in Nigeria with exception of the e-Learning programme of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). According to a statement by Ibrahim Usman Yakasai, Director of Information and Public Relations, NUC, besides NOUN, other institutions endorsed for e-Learning[Read More…]

Udom Emmanuel: As Akwa Ibom Awaits Justice at the Supreme Court By Jude Ndukwe

When Governor Udom Emmanuel was declared winner of the April 11, 2015 governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Akwa Ibom State erupted in rapturous joy, the type that can only be compared with a football loving nation winning the FIFA Senior World Cup. No doubt, that was[Read More…]

‘Vote My Husband & You Are Assured Of 45% Appointment’ Patience Jonathan Makes Another Campaign Promise

by Deji Abiodun The First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, says the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will give 45% affirmative to women, if President Jonathan is re-elected. Mrs Jonathan made the remark while speaking at the Women Presidential rally in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital. The first lady[Read More…]

Akwa Ibom Woman Buries Her Baby Alive

One Miss Patience Sunday Aaron of Afaha Abia villiage, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has been nabbed by men of the Nigeria Police for burying her one-day-old baby alive. Briefing newsmen at the police headquarters, Uyo, the new Commissioner of Police, Akwa Ibom State command, Gabriel[Read More…]