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POLITICS

2023: Governor Emmanuel speaks on would-be successor

The governor of Akwa Ibom State, Deacon Udom Emmanuel has thrown more light on whom he would hand off the baton of leadership come 2023. Elected in 2015 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the 55-year-old’s second term tenure winds down in less than two years.

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2023: Governor Emmanuel speaks on would-be successor

SOCIETY

Stories Of Dr Clement Nyong Isong And Mai-Bornu, The Men Whose Faces Are On 1,000 Naira Note

The 1,000 Naira note which was released on 12th October 2005 is the single most valued 'Naira note' in Nigeria. This note carries the faces of two men known as Mallam Alijy Mai-Bornu and Dr Clement Nyong Isong. In today's article, we'll the talking about the two men whose faces are on the 1,000 Naira note.

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Stories Of Dr Clement Nyong Isong And Mai-Bornu, The Men Whose Faces Are On 1,000 Naira Note

ECONOMY-FINANCE

VAT: Why Gov Udom May Be Right For Saying That Decentralisation Of VAT Collection Will Favour States

The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel recently made it known that decentralisation of Value Added Tax, VAT collection will favour every single state in the country. In recent weeks, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS has been in a legal tussle with Rivers State and Lagos State governments over VAT collection.

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VAT: Why Gov Udom May Be Right For Saying That Decentralisation Of VAT Collection Will Favour States

POLITICS

Two Great Steps Gov. Udom Has Taken In Akwa Ibom State That May Give PDP Victory In 2023

With evidence that the 2023 Akwa Ibom state governorship election is fast approaching, the available Indication has shown that the executive governor of Akwa Ibom state Mr. Udom Emmanuel has started preparation on how the peoples Democratic party can come out victorious in 2023. As part of his preparation that will help the peoples Democratic party have a good outing in 2023, governor Udom Emmanuel has been able to make two Great Steps that has increase the chance of his party ahead of the 2023 Akwa Ibom state governorship election.

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Two Great Steps Gov. Udom Has Taken In Akwa Ibom State That May Give PDP Victory In 2023

POLITICS

Akwa Ibom Governor speaks about his successor

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, has admonished the people of the state not to put at stake all they have gained and that they should not toy with their future as they call for who succeeds him in 2023. The Governor made it known that all he wanted continuity and sustainability against distruption and stagnation and also to protect what they have already achieved.

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Akwa Ibom Governor speaks about his successor

POLITICS

4 Southern States That Could Pass The VAT Bill Like That Of Lagos And Rivers State Due To Its IGR

The Governors from the southern part of the country have continued to wax stronger as the continued to put differences aside in order to chart a way forward for their region and in Pursuit of a common goal. Photo cued and credited to Premium times The Governors held their meeting on the 16 of September at Enugu, and they unanimously supported the VAT Bill from Rivers State and Lagos State as both state get set to collect taxes from their domain.

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4 Southern States That Could Pass The VAT Bill Like That Of Lagos And Rivers State Due To Its IGR

ECONOMY-FINANCE

N8.9 trillion Spent On Infrastructure By Buhari's Government in 2020 alone - Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has invested N8.9 trillion on infrastructural development in 2020 alone. He made this revelation on Friday, at the inauguration of the 21-storey Dakkada Tower in Ibesikpo Asutan local government area of Akwa Ibom. “We have invested more than any administration on infrastructural development.

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N8.9 trillion Spent On Infrastructure By Buhari's Government in 2020 alone - Osinbajo

EDUCATION

Former First Lady Of Akwa Ibom State Emerges Prize Winner Of 2020 Zik Award

Following a rigorous review process for a befitting character with a proof of impact in the welfare and economic status of the downtrodden, Her Excellency, Mrs. Ekaette Unoma Akpabio, former first lady of Akwa Ibom State, was indisputably declared the winner of the prestigious Zik prize Award.

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Former First Lady Of Akwa Ibom State Emerges Prize Winner Of 2020 Zik Award

ENTERTAINMENT

2baba's Wife, Annie Idibia Says "Happy Birthday To A Guy" As She Flaunts Loved-Up Photos

Nigerian actresses always love to celebrate their spouses in style. Birthday celebrations give them ample opportunity to pray and show love to the man in their lives. Nollywood diva, Annie Macaulay Idibia is excited to celebrate her hubby. She has gone to her Instagram page to flaunt loved-up photos and wants her fans to share in her joy.

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2baba's Wife, Annie Idibia Says

POLITICS

Buhari regime spent N8.9 trillion on infrastructure in 2020 alone ~ Osinbajo Reveals

President Muhammadu Buhari's administration spent N8.9 trillion on infrastructure development in 2020, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Mr. Osinbajo made the announcement at the inauguration of the Dakkada Tower, a 21-story building in the Ibesikpo Asutan local government area of Akwa Ibom, on Friday.

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Buhari regime spent N8.9 trillion on infrastructure in 2020 alone ~ Osinbajo Reveals

POLITICS

Defaulters Of This Anti-Open Grazing Law Will Be Made To Face The Full Weight Of The Law - Gov Emmanuel

The governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Mr Gabriel Udom Emmanuel, has finally signed Anti-Open Grazing Bill into law. Governor Emmanuel performed the executive duty in his office on Wednesday, 15th September, 2021, in the presence of the speaker of the State's House of Assembly, Right Honourable Aniekan Bassey.

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Defaulters Of This Anti-Open Grazing Law Will Be Made To Face The Full Weight Of The Law - Gov Emmanuel

POLITICS

3 Southern Governors Who Recently Signed Anti-open Grazing Bill Into Law

Some governors of the southern region of Nigeria have taken step into signing the anti-open grazing and open-livestock rearing bill into law. This move by such governors is a follow-up measure to help prevent unnecessary clashes and conflicts which have recently occurred between livestock herders and local farmers in some communities in most Southern states.

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3 Southern Governors Who Recently Signed Anti-open Grazing Bill Into Law

SPORTS

How Akwa United Crashed Out Of The 2020/2021 CAF Champions League

The Akwa Ibom State giant and current champions of the 2020/2021 Nigerian Professional Football League have crashed out of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League after losing 2-0 to Algeria’s Ligue 1 champions CR Belouizdad on Sunday. They failed to build on their preliminary round first-leg advantage as they conceded two late goals in Algeria.

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How Akwa United Crashed Out Of The 2020/2021 CAF Champions League

POLITICS

Governor Udom Signs Anti-Grazing Bill Into Law

The Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency Udom Emmanuel has vowed to ensure that henceforth anyone whose livestock strays into another person's farm or property, no matter how highly placed, will be made to face the full wrath of the new anti open livestock grazing law of Akwa-Ibom State.

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Governor Udom Signs Anti-Grazing Bill Into Law

TRAVEL

Akwa Ibom State Aircraft Involved in an accident.

Ibom Air, the Akwa Ibom State owned aircraft was involved in an accident at Lagos State on an undisclosed date. A press release signed by the Honorable Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, and made public on their official Facebook page, states that, the state aircraft was involved in an accident at Lagos State.

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Akwa Ibom State Aircraft Involved in an accident.

POLITICS

Akwa State Passes Anti-grazing Law

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom has signed into law the anti-grazing bill thereby, prohibiting open-grazing of livestocks in the state. According to information made known by the media head to the Akwa Ibom State government, the governor signed into law the anti-grazing bill and also formed committee on gender violence and traffic offences.

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Akwa State Passes Anti-grazing Law

SOCIETY

Police Arrest Criminal With Eight Locally Made AK47 Rifles In Akwa Ibom State

As a means of securing life and properties and reduction of the alarming level of crime across the country, one Ekike Hector David of Mbiokporo One in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state has been arrested by men of the Nigerian Police force in Akwa Ibom State.

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Police Arrest Criminal With Eight Locally Made AK47 Rifles In Akwa Ibom State

POLITICS

[INSECURITY] Kidnappers Demand N200 Million Ransom For The Release Of Ex- Senator

The peace and tranquility of the Uyo LGA, Akwa Ibom state was shattered upon the arrival of unknown gunmen who stormed in unexpectedly, and kidnapped the former lawmaker, Senator Nelson Effiong. According to a statement from a source as related to the news: "The kidnappers reportedly arrived at the venue which was a popular resort along Oron road in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, about 9pm on Sunday night, and opened fire on customers."

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[INSECURITY] Kidnappers Demand N200 Million Ransom For The Release Of Ex- Senator

ECONOMY-FINANCE

How Nigerian states can become Major industrial hubs- Osinbajo

Having itself spent about N8.9 Trillion, a record sum, on infrastructure and capital alone since its inception, the Buhari administration is encouraging State governments in the country to follow suit. Such spending on infrastructural development would not only help position the States to become major industrial hubs, but also yield multiplier economic benefits, while at the same time attracting more investors from around the world, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

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How Nigerian states can become Major industrial hubs- Osinbajo

POLITICS

Akwa Ibom State Passes Anti-Grazing Law.

The Akwa Ibom State Assembly has passed the anti-grazing bill into law. This bill however when finally assented to by the State a governor, Governor Emmanuel Udom, will finally put an end to all forms of open grazing and rearing. This report was as made known by the Tribune online.

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Akwa Ibom State Passes Anti-Grazing Law.