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Gbeleyi Abayomi The All Progressives Congress, Akwa Ibom State chapter, has called for the immediate and unconditional release of a local reporter in the state, Ime Silas, who was allegedly arrested by the state government. Ime Silas, a reporter with a local tabloid in the state, Global Concord, was allegedly arrested on August 17 and …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, Ini Okopido, is dead. Mr Okopido died on Wednesday “after a brief illness”, the deputy chairman of APC in the state, Ita Udosen, disclosed in a statement in Uyo. “Our hearts are heavy with grief as we mourn with his wife, …

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field Office, in Akwa Ibom has sealed 13 filling stations for acts of illegality and non-renewal of licenses in the state. The DPR Operations Controller in the state, Tamunoiminabo Kingsley-Sundaye, disclosed this on Wednesday in Uyo during a routine surveillance on petrol stations. Mr Kingsley-Sundaye said the filling …

Gbeleyi Abayomi The story of the artisan who was assaulted by aides to a Local Govt chairman in Akwa Ibom in video clips have gone viral has opened up on what happened. Godwin Abraham was flogged by two men said to be the aides to the chairman of Abak Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom state. …