One each from Mkpat Enin, Ikot Abasi, Itu, Etinan, Mbo In an unprecedented development, five indigenes of Akwa Ibom State have been promoted simultaneously to the rank of two-star general in the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN). They are Major General Effefiong Effiong Ekpenyong, Major General Wisdom Benjamin Etuk, MajorContinue Reading

In today’s Nigeria, safety and security are two imperative issues that must be given optimum consideration for maritime businesses to thrive. Thus, for a State’s maritime environment to be conducive for business, its territorial waters must be free from criminals like sea pirates and kidnappers. Yesterday, Akwa Ibom State GovernmentContinue Reading

…as Hon. Idem tasks MDAs to begin implementation plans The Senate has increased the 2024 budget by N1.2 trillion, raising it from N27.5 trillion to N28.7 trillion. The Appropriation Committee, led by Senator Solomon Adeola, submitted a report with an aggregate expenditure set at N28,777,404,073,861. The budget breakdown includes statutoryContinue Reading

Yesterday Friday December 29, 2023 will remain evergreen in the minds of thousands of people from EBIGHE CLAN of Eket and Esit Eket Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State, with the consent of their kits and kins from other parts of the State. It was EBIGHE DAY. A dayContinue Reading

Akwa Ibom State Governor, His Excellency, Pastor Umo Eno, will today, Friday 29th December, 2023 officially launch the state’s patrol gunboats. In a statement made public by the Honourable Commissioner for Internal Security and Waterways, Gen. Koko Essien (Rtd), the event is scheduled to hold at NNS Jubilee (Navy) Jetty,Continue Reading