Akwa Ibom – TheCable https://www.thecable.ng Nigeria's independent online newspaper Sun, 15 Mar 2020 20:47:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Akpabio: Don’t blame me for irregularities in rerun in Akwa Ibom… I’ve no interest in it https://www.thecable.ng/akpabio-dont-blame-me-for-irregularities-in-rerun-in-akwa-ibom-i-have-no-interest-in-it https://www.thecable.ng/akpabio-dont-blame-me-for-irregularities-in-rerun-in-akwa-ibom-i-have-no-interest-in-it#respond Sat, 25 Jan 2020 11:48:47 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=412185 Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta affairs, says he has no interest in the ongoing rerun election for Akwa Ibom north-west senatorial district. The minister, who was the All Progressives

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DPO kidnapped in Adamawa https://www.thecable.ng/dpo-kidnapped-in-adamawa https://www.thecable.ng/dpo-kidnapped-in-adamawa#respond Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:51:46 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=397998 Ahijo Mujeli. divisional police officer (DPO) in charge of Mubi north, has been kidnapped. According to Suleiman Yahaya, spokesman of the Adamawa police command, Myjeli was abducted along Mubi-Maraba road on

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Court of appeal upholds election of Akwa Ibom gov https://www.thecable.ng/court-of-appeal-upholds-election-of-akwa-ibom-gov https://www.thecable.ng/court-of-appeal-upholds-election-of-akwa-ibom-gov#respond Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:42:35 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=394515 The court of appeal sitting in Calabar, Cross River state, has affirmed the victory of Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom in the March 9 gubernatorial election. Emmanuel, who ran

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Police seal off church where Akwa Ibom gov worships https://www.thecable.ng/police-seal-off-church-where-akwa-ibom-gov-worships https://www.thecable.ng/police-seal-off-church-where-akwa-ibom-gov-worships#respond Mon, 30 Sep 2019 19:32:08 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=386601 The police in Akwa Ibom have sealed off Qua Iboe Church on 112 Ikot Ekpene road, Uyo, the state capital. Udom Emmanuel, governor of the state, worships at the church.

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Journalist imprisoned for ‘taking pictures’ of Akwa Ibom task-force officials https://www.thecable.ng/journalist-remanded-in-prison-for-taking-pictures-of-akwa-ibom-task-force-officials https://www.thecable.ng/journalist-remanded-in-prison-for-taking-pictures-of-akwa-ibom-task-force-officials#respond Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:31:05 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=383962 Mary Ekere, a journalist in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly taking photos of task-force officials who were raiding a city spot. The task force is

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Akwa Ibom gov: The problem in Nigeria is not unemployment but capacity building https://www.thecable.ng/akwa-ibom-gov-the-problem-in-nigeria-is-not-unemployment-but-capacity-building https://www.thecable.ng/akwa-ibom-gov-the-problem-in-nigeria-is-not-unemployment-but-capacity-building#respond Fri, 06 Sep 2019 22:22:09 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=374469 Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state, has called on relevant authorities in the nation’s education sector to consider restructuring the system to meet current realities. The governor said this

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ICPC recovers hospital equipment meant for constituency project from ‘Akpabio’s foundation’ https://www.thecable.ng/icpc-recovers-hospital-equipment-constituency-project-akpabio-property https://www.thecable.ng/icpc-recovers-hospital-equipment-constituency-project-akpabio-property#respond Fri, 02 Aug 2019 13:49:06 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=372374 The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has recovered hospital equipment meant for constituency project on the premises of Mma Obot Foundation. The Mma Obot Foundation

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Akwa Ibom gov asks lawmakers to probe assault on man who ‘insulted’ LG chairman https://www.thecable.ng/akwa-ibom-gov-asks-lawmakers-to-probe-assault-on-man-who-insulted-lg-chairman https://www.thecable.ng/akwa-ibom-gov-asks-lawmakers-to-probe-assault-on-man-who-insulted-lg-chairman#respond Thu, 25 Jul 2019 16:08:03 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=370611 Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state, has asked the state assembly to probe the assault on a man who was attacked for allegedly insulting a local government chairman in

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Akwa Ibom gov suspends LG commission chair over ‘unauthorised recruitment’ https://www.thecable.ng/akwa-ibom-gov-suspends-lg-commission-chair-over-unauthorised-recruitment https://www.thecable.ng/akwa-ibom-gov-suspends-lg-commission-chair-over-unauthorised-recruitment#respond Thu, 16 May 2019 13:25:01 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=352817 Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom state, has suspended Valentine Attah, chairman, local government service commission, from office with immediate effect. Attah’s suspension was contained in a press statement titled

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EFCC vs Usoro: Court vacates bench warrant against Akwa Ibom officials https://www.thecable.ng/efcc-vs-usoro-court-vacates-bench-warrant-against-akwa-ibom-officials https://www.thecable.ng/efcc-vs-usoro-court-vacates-bench-warrant-against-akwa-ibom-officials#respond Mon, 13 May 2019 22:01:09 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=352060 A federal high court in Lagos has vacated the bench warrant issued against three government officials of Akwa Ibom state who were accused of money laundering. On March 1, Mohammed

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