Wednesday, May 25, 2022

South-South

Oshiomhole joins 2023 Senate race

The former governor said he will meet the incumbent lawmaker representing the senatorial district, Francis Alimikhena, who has expressed intention to recontest again, to get him to step down.

Defection: Police take over Cross River assembly as Ayade knows fate Friday

Staff members were turned back from the premises while being cautioned not to loiter around.

Court sacks 20 APC lawmakers for dumping PDP

Justice Taiwo Taiwo gave the ruling on Monday, saying by dumping the platform they were elected on, they ought to vacate their seats.

6 killed in Akwa Ibom as community, Hausa residents clash

The state government had on January banned scrap scavengers from roaming around streets across the state, prompting residents who have business to transact to approach them at their various site.

2023: Onofiok Luke joins Akwa Ibom guber race

Mr Like formally declared interest in the race on Wednesday at a rally organised in Uyo, the state capital, to mark his 44th birthday and 14th marriage anniversary.

A’Ibom governor sacks Chief of Staff, gives reason

The former commissioner for works in the state, who hails from the same local government area like the governor, was fired over competency, the letter said.

Akwa Ibom governor names preferred successor, gives reason

Mr Eno was presented to some members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday evening in Uyo by Mr Emmanuel who will complete his second tenure next year.

Gunmen kill two police officers in Akwa Ibom

While on their way to the location where the economic sabotage was taking place, armed gunmen overtook the white Hilux vehicle the officers were in and immediately opened fire on them.

Ex-Senate President, Wayas dies in London

Mr Wayas who served during the second republic from 1979 to 1983 died in London on Tuesday.
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