Akwa Ibom discharges 27 COVID-19 patients

The Akwa Ibom State Government has discharged 27 more patients from the Ibom Specialty Isolation Centre. The Commissioner for Health, Dominic Ukpong, briefed the newsmen in Uyo saying that with the 27 patients discharged, there remained five more patients in the isolation centre. Read also: Senate passes N10.8trn revised 2020 budget Ukpong stated that “Today […]

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Panic as 10 corp members attached to state govt house test positive for COVID-19

No fewer than ten members of Government House Press Corps, Akwa Ibom state have reportedly tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19 disease that has continued to ravage the world. It was reliably gathered on Sunday that the positive cases which were among the 19 new active cases recorded in the state are currently receiving treatment […]

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“No corrupt Akwa Ibom election tribunal member will escape prosecution”- EFCC

The office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has confirmed that a junior member of one of the Election Tribunal panels sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State is being investigated. The EFCC confirmed that its office received a petition showing video evidence of how a junior member of one of the panels solicited […]

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Akwa Ibom: EFCC says no corrupt tribunal member will go scot free

The office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has confirmed that a junior member of one of the Election Tribunal panels sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State is being investigated. The EFCC confirmed that its office received a petition showing video evidence of how a junior member of one of the panels solicited […]

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APC says Akpabio has no case at EFCC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Akwa Ibom State has debunked the insinuation that ex-Governor Godswill Akpabio, has a case before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement on Friday, the party said the statement credited to Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption that Akpabio was under investigation […]

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Witness alleges Sen Ekpenyong is after his life at Election Tribunal

Tiebat Joshua, a witness at the National Assembly Election Petitions, sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, has alleged that his life is being threatened by Senator Chris Ekpenyong. Before his testimony on Monday, June 24, 2019, Joshua told the tribunal that he got a call from Ekpenyong two days Saturday, June 22, 2019, warning him […]

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Here’s all we know wbout Akpabio and Ekpenyong’s tribunal

The Akwa Ibom North West Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo has concluded its pre-hearing session on petitions filed by Senator Godswill Akpabio, seeking to invalidate Engr. Christopher Ekpenyong as legitimate winner of the February 23 senatorial elections. The session which afforded the tribunal opportunity to meet the parties with a view of setting up modalities […]

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Akwa Ibom APC denies kicking against Akpabio’s ministerial nomination

The State working Committee of the APC Akwa Ibom State has denied in its entirety the tale that some of the party’s elders kicked against Senator Godswill Akpabio’s ministerial nomination. In a statement by APC Akwa Ibom State Publicity Secretary, Nkereuwem Enyongekere, the party condemned the tale while describing it as quite worrisome and unacceptable. Enyongekere also […]

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