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SUSPENSION OF IBOM AIR FLIGHT OPERATIONS

In response to the latest developments in the aviation sector in Nigeria, and taking into account the serious implications of the spread of the COVID-19 around the country, Ibom Air has been mandated to suspend all scheduled flight services from midnight of Friday 27 March, 2020. This announcement overrides an …

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BEYOND SMUGGLING OF FOOD PRODUCTS, WE CLOSED BORDERS DUE TO INFLUX OF ARMS AND HARD DRUGS, PRESIDENT BUHARI TELLS AKUFO-ADDO OF GHANA

The partial closure of Nigeria’s borders is not caused solely because food products, particularly rice, were being smuggled into Nigeria, but also because arms and ammunition, as well as hard drugs were being ferried into Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.Holding a bilateral meeting Monday in London at the sidelines …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI ATTENDS UK-AFRICA INVESTMENT SUMMIT IN LONDON

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Friday for London to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding on Monday, January 20, 2020.Hosted by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, the event, according to the organisers, is expected to bring together African leaders, international business chief executives and heads of …

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UMANA GETS SECOND TERM AS OGFZA MD/CEO

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of the appointment of Mr Umana Okon Umana as the Managing Director/CEO of the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority (OGFZA) for a second term of three years with effect from 23 December 2019.Mr Umana has since resumed duty.Signed:SA MEDIA to MD/CEOOGFZA

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APC PRESS RELEASE

PRESS STATEMENT The South-South Zonal office of the ruling all Progressives Congress wishes to inform members of the public, especially in Bayelsa state, that contrary to rumours making the rounds that any vote for the party on Saturday will be a waste arising from an earlier court judgement , the …

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SENATOR AKPABIO ORDERS SUSPENSION OF EMPLOYMENT IN NDDC

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has directed that the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), suspends forthwith any employment exercise into the Commission.The Minister also directed the suspension of handing over of appointment letters, documentation and all other processes connected to employment into the Commission. Senator Akpabio gave …

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RELEASE JOURNALIST MARY EKERE

Newspaper Publishers in Akwa Ibom State received with shock the clandestine, ill conceived and draconian manner in which the Chairman of the Akwa Ibom Environmental Protection and Waste Management Agency Prince Akpan Ikim conspired with a certain Magistrate who sits at the Sanitation Court along Akpa Ube Street, Uyo to …

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Senator Akpabio has no case at the Efcc

All Progressives Congress Akwa Ibom state Chapter Ikot Ekpene Road Uyo Press Statement Senator Akpabio has no case at the EFCC We are surprised by the statement credited to Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC) that the President should not have nominated Senator Akpabio …

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Catalogue of Provocative Vituperations

All Progressives Congress Akwa Ibom State has condemned in totality the recent catalogue of provocative vituperations launched against its Chairman, Hon Ini Okopido as a person and entire APC family in the name of a press briefing, as the crudest way of advancing hate speech and bigotry beyond limit of …

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TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY THE AKWA IBOM STATE CHAIRMAN OF APC, HON. INI OKOPIDO ON THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST OF JUSTICE JENNIFER MBALAMEN IJOHOR, CHAIRMAN PANEL 2, NATIONAL AND STATE HOUSES OF ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS PETITION TRIBUNAL AND THREATS TO THE LIVES OF APC WITNESSES

Gentlemen of the Press Thank you for coming to this Press Conference. We will always count on your support. We have an important and urgent matter of immense public interest to brief you this morning on recent developments in the Election Petition Tribunals here in Akwa Ibom State. 1. HON. …

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TRIBUNAL UPDATE: AKPABIO VS EKPENYONG.

At the resumed sitting of the Akwa North West Senatorial District National Assembly Elections petition on June 25, 2019, a witness, Mr Anietie Ekong, an electronic media practioner testifying with video clip cataloguing the entire scenarios of February 23, 2019 National Assembly elections with particular reference to Akwa Ibom North …

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TRIBUNAL UPDATE: AKPABIO VS EKPENYONG.

At the resumed sitting of the Akwa North West Senatorial District National Assembly Elections petition Tribunal in the ongoing witnesses testimonies session on June 24, 2019, a witness, Mr Etiebet Joshua, an APC LGA Agent for Obot Akara LGA after taking the oath, informed the Tribunal of the threat call …

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RE: The Governorship Elections Tribunal Warns Ekere.

The attention of All Progressives Congress, APC, Akwa Ibom State has been drawn to the article in circulation, captioned Tribunal warns Nsima Ekere against delay tactics, written by one Mr. Wale Odunsi on June 16, 2019, published in News Express, an online medium with details thus: ”The Governorship Elections Tribunal …

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OCEAN ECONOMY: DAKUKU CALLS FOR SUPPORT FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

UN Welcomes Initiative, Set to Inspire Opportunities Chairman of Association of African Maritime administrations (AAMA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has called on developed nations and corporate bodies to support Africa and other developing nations to build capacity and regulatory enforcement needed to maximize benefits of ocean economy. Dakuku who made the …

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