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    A Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State Capital, has sent Barr. Inibehe Effiong to one month imprisonment over unruly and contemptuous behaviour.  Barr. Effiong was appearing as counsel for Leo Ekpenyong who is being dragged to the court by Governor Udom Emmanuel over alleged defamation. Barr Leo Ekpenyong had accused Governor ...
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    Governor Udom Emmanuel’s Millionaires Scheme, a personal initiative of the Akwa Ibom State Governor for select youths in the state, was Friday flagged off with 5 beneficiaries carting home N1 million each and others getting N50,000. Mr Ekerete Emmanuel, Mr Essien Ndueso and Engr Uwem Udoka were on hand to perform the presentation, extending the ...
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    The Peoples Democratic Party’s gubernatorial candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Umo Bassey Eno, has stated that he will withdraw from the 2023 race if the West African Examination Council (WAEC) proves that he forged his certificate. He made this statement at Citizens Square, an event powered by the Pure Umo Royalty Eno Group (Sad ...
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    Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel, has refused to conduct marriage rites for its members. The Youth Avenue, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State branch of the church, on Saturday refused to wed the couple because they reportedly arrived at the church about 35 minutes late. Guests at the wedding ceremony were left confounded. While some have ...
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    A federal high court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the suit challenging the conduct of ward congresses held to elect Adhoc delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), describing it as lacking in merit. In the suit FHC/ABJ/CS/606/2022 brought by Friday Iwok and 30 others, the court also held that by SECTION 84(13) the Court ...
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    The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State deliberately caused its own misfortune, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Mike Igini, has said. Fielding questions on the controversy over Placeholders being unknown to the Constitution but has been introduced in some places, Igini explained that a Placeholder is a situation where a person ...
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    The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini, has stated emphatically that the immediate past Minister for Niger Delta, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, cannot be candidate for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District come 2023. He made the declaration in a recent chat with newsmen in Uyo, saying “the senatorial primary took place on May ...
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    “Umo Eno’s penchant for entrepreneurial development makes him the right man for the job of Governor of Akwa Ibom in 2023. A World Trade Organization Report (WTO, 2016) supports this assertion- that SMEs represent over 90 percent of the business population, 60-70% of employment and 55% of GDP in developed economies. What does this imply? ...
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    Senator Bassey Albert Akpan popularly called OBA has sponsored more law suits against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and all the successful candidates of the party in the just concluded electoral processes in Akwa Ibom State. Two new matters have popped up at the Federal High Court Abuja seeking the nullification of the candidacy of ...