The maiden South-South female cricket league in the country will be rounding off this weekend with Super-4 playoff in Benin. Uyi Akpata, Chairman of Edo State Cricket Association, disclosed this in a statement released to newsmen in Lagos on Friday He said that the two-day event would hold between March 20 and March 21 at the Edo Boys High School, Benin Akpata, who is also the Vice President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), said the event would parade two top teams from each of the two zonal classifications of the preliminary rounds. He said: “This is a landmark event for us and the country. In fact, it is the first of its kind in West and North Africa. “Cricket development should not leave out any gender and since we saw the response from the girls during our grassroots projects, we just felt it was ripe for a separate platform […]
By Chioma Onuegbu RESIDENTS of Afaha Ube Itam in Itu Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, said they are tired of waiting and livid at the state government for failing to rehabilitate the access road to their community despite several promises. We feel neglected — Gold An inhabitant who identified herself as Ama Gold said:”
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Governor Udom Emmanuel Warns Akwa Ibom Youths to indulge in Fetish oath ahead of 2023 election By Abasiono Dan Akwa Read More
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Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Ikot Ekpene, has sentenced a 31-year-old man, Edidiong Pius Ototi to death, for Read More
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Patrick Odey, Uyo Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Akwa Ibom State Command, have arrested three suspected smugglers and intercepted a truck conveying sand with over 3,000 litres of suspected adulterated diesel concealed inside it. The suspects who were coming from Ahoada, Rivers State, were nabbed on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at […] Read Full Story
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By Chioma Onuegbu – Uyo Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Etinan, has nullified the ancient traditional practice in Etinan Local Government Area, which prohibits women and female children the rights to inherit their fathers and relatives’ landed property. Justice Pius Idiong delivered his judgment in the case brought before the court by eight
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Akwa Ibom State government has blamed the promulgation of decree 23 of 1985 as the bane of the lingering boundary crises across the country, calling for an overhaul of the law by the National Assembly.
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Patrick Odey, Uyo Gunmen suspected to be cultists on Monday attacked and burnt down a divisional police station in the Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state. The incident occurred barely one week after some hoodlums in the same local government attacked members of the Quick Response Squad at Ikpe Annang junction and burnt […] Read Full Story
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Vigilant youth at the weekend intercepted a vehicle laden with arms and ammunition in Mbo local government area of Akwa Ibom.
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The Accountant General of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Uwem Andrew Essien, has been absolved of all wrongdoing and given a clean bill of health by the State House of Assembly after investigating allegations of misappropriation levelled against him in a sensational investigative news report.