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By Tony Esin Three primary schools in Akwa Ibom-born have received dual-desks from a UK based scholar, Innocent Udoidiong. This, according to the donor is to improve the condition of learning for pupils in the benefitting schools. The schools are; Government Primary School, Ikot Akpan Okop, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area; St. Mary’s Practicing School, Ediene Abak, Abak Local Government Area; and Government Primary School, Aka 1, Uyo, the state capital. https://www.crestnews.ng/groups-commend-police-suprintendent-ndlea-pro-for-exceptional-conduct/ At Government Primary School, Ikot Akpan Okop, Innocent, speaking through the National Coordinator of his NGO, Innocent Udoidiong Foundation, Comrade Joseph Ekpo, decried poor state of learning facilities…

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By Abasiofiok Inyang The fear of producing half-baked graduates at Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area has reached a feverish peak following an alleged employment racketeering currently bedeviling the foremost Government Technical based tertiary institution in the State. Investigations revealed that the Rector of the institution, Dr. Moses Umobong, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic, Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic Chapter, Comrade Etteyen Uko, the Chairman, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnic, Akwa Ibom State Polytehnic Chapter, Comrade Micheal Ekpo and Deputy Registrar/Establishment Officer, Mr. G. Udofah are about turning the…

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By Benjamin Jimmy Groups have commended the Officer-in-Charge, Anti-cultism Unit of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command, SP Daniel Efiok and the Public Relations Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Akwa Ibom State Command, Joy Ogom. The groups, Civic Space Watch and Palladium, with support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID), powered by COMPPART Foundation for Justice and Peace-building and Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), have commended  exceptional show of professionalism in policing and handling of cases of human rights violations, groups have commended the Officer-in-Charge, Anti-cultism Unit of the Akwa Ibom…

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A bill which aims to confer ownership, control and management of surface and underground waters on the Federal Government, like what is obtainable in petroleum resources, is an affront to the sensibilities of our people which must be rejected and fought with all peaceful and constitutional means available to ensure it does not see the light of the day.

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Chief Nduese Essien Chief Nduese Essien, former Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development and former House of Representatives member has suggested that big parties may have to give way in 2023 for a restart of our democratic experience in the country.  Chief Essien spoke weekend in his hometown Eket during a consultation visit to him for support by the governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) and former Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator John James Akpanudoedehe. He decried the current situation where each party now has an owner, and the owner decides who does…

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Governor Udom Emmanuel By Abasiofiok Inyang The 2020 promotion carried out by the Akwa Ibom State Government for teachers in public secondary schools in the State has brought pains to the affected teachers rather than joy. No thanks to the ongoing extortion perpetrated by some handlers of the promotion. It was authoritatively gathered that Governor Udom Emmanuel had recently approved 2020 promotion for secondary school teachers in the state with effective date from 1st January, 2020 but financial benefits to commence on June 26, 2020, leaving a period of two years and six months without enjoying the said promotion benefits.…

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Pastor William Kumuyi  By KUFRE ETUK The Deeper Christian Life Ministry has explained that the recent statement on the same faith ticket attributed to the General Superintendent of the church,  Pastor William Kumuyi was not targeted at any personality in the country as portrayed by a section of media.  The church noted that Pastor Kumuyi’s statement was not a political commentary but an appeal for political gladiators to seek wide counsel and consider the masses in their choice of running mate.  A release signed by the church and made available to newsmen, is sequel to the misrepresentation of Kumuyi’s interview…

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Ekong Ukoidip Chartered Institute of Public Diplomacy and Management has inducted a security expert, Ekong Ukoidip as fellow of the institute.  The event which was held in Uyo with the theme, ‘Developing Diplomatic Professionals with Global Mindset’, had in attendance people from different walks of life. An abridged profile of Udoidip shows that he is hailed from Ikot Ubo Akama Edemaya in Ikot Abasi LGA of Akwa Ibom State. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Delta State University, Abraka in 2003: Masters Degree in Public Administration from University of Uyo, Uyo in 2013; PhD in…

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