Barr. Inibehe Drags Akwa Ibom Education Commissioner To Court To Compel Release Of Records Of Funding For Public Education.

A Lagos-based Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Mr. Inibehe Effiong has filed a lawsuit against the Commissioner for Education of Akwa Ibom State seeking the leave of the court to compel the Commissioner to furnish him with information and records on funding for public education in the State during the eight years dispensation of former governor Godswill Akpabio and under the three years of the present governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel.

Barr. Inibehe Drags Akwa Ibom Education Commissioner To Court To Compel Release Of Records Of Funding For Public Education.

A Lagos-based Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, Mr. Inibehe Effiong has filed a lawsuit against the Commissioner for Education of Akwa Ibom State seeking the leave of the court to compel the Commissioner to furnish him with information and records on funding for public education in the State during the eight years dispensation of former […]

Police parade teenager over alleged murder of mother

Police parade teenager over alleged murder of mother

UYO—An 18-year-old boy, Endurance Akpan,  who allegedly killed his mother, Mrs. Lovina Akpan,  in  Idio Nung Iba village, in Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of  Akwa Ibom was one of those paraded in connection with murder  by the State Command of the Nigeria Police Force in Uyo yesterday. According to the Police Public Relations Officer, […]

The Death Zone Called University Of Uyo Teaching Hospital, By Inibehe Effiong

Since Monday the 20th of April, 2015 there has been no electricity supply at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital (UUTH), Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The avoidable blackout has completely hindered all medical services which are electricity dependent. With this unfortunate state of affairs, the lives and safety of patients seeking serious and urgent medical […]

Bafana coach vows to end Nigerian jinx

Bafana coach vows to end Nigerian jinx

South African coach, Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba, said his team has one aim at the Nest of Champions in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and that his to break the jinx of not bating Nigeria in any competitive match. South Africa have already qualified and Nigeria need to win to book their place in the 2015 African […]

Akwa Ibom Stadium: Three feared dead, 20 injured in stampede

Akwa Ibom Stadium: Three feared dead, 20 injured in stampede

Three persons have been feared dead and over 20 injured in a stampede during the inauguration of the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo. Apart from the stampede which led to the death of the affected people, security men at the gate dispensed tear gas canisters on those trying to gain entry into the stadium. Our […]

Tenant sets house ablaze, kills landlord and his wife

Tenant sets house ablaze, kills landlord and his wife

A tenant of a house on Asuquo Eyo Street, Ifa Ikot Okpon, Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, identified simply as Ime, aka Shawa, has been accused of killing his landlord and the wife and also setting the house ablaze. It was said that Ime, 40, had attacked his landlord, Mr. Edem Akpan […]

VC, students trade blames on UNIUYO closure

VC, students trade blames on UNIUYO closure

UYO — Authorities of University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and students of the institution, have continued to trade blames over last week’s students protest that left some students dead, with scores of others sustaining  injuries, while property worth millions of naira were destroyed. Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Comfort Ekpo, has insisted that the school management cannot […]

UNIUYO: One student killed, 45 others arrested

UNIUYO: One student killed, 45 others arrested

The University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday counted its loses as the state Police Command said one student died in the Wednesday’s protest by students of the institution. It was also learnt that the offices of the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Exams/Records and Council Affairs were burnt by the students who were […]

UNIUYO: Group condemns killing of protesting students

UNIUYO: Group condemns killing of protesting students

A non-governmental organization- Human Rights Writers’ Association of Nigeria has condemned operatives of the Akwa Ibom State police command over their alleged high-handedness and use of live firearms which resulted in the killing of some protesting students of the University of Uyo. In a media release jointly signed by the National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko […]

Jonathan endorses creation of N-Delta Trust Fund

UYO: President Goodluck Jonathan has endorsed the establishment of a Multi-Stakeholder Trust Fund, MSTF, in order to fast tract the development of the Niger Delta region. President Jonathan who endorsed the mechanism Friday while inaugurating the 40-member National Council on Niger Delta at the Le Meridien Hotel, Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, said, the […]