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The story of multi-billion naira fraud allegation, accusing the Akwa Ibom State Government of extra budgetary expenditures in the 2019 budget dominated the week under review.
Briefing the press in Uyo, the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Ini Ememobong insisted that, in making the fraud allegations, the reporter relied on the previous Accountant General report which was defectives because of some coding and typographical errors which was later corrected.
Our story on the worsening security situation in Uyo following a renewed attacks on citizens by suspected hoodlums trended throughout the week.
The controversial CNN video alleging military involvement in the Lekki Massacre during #EndSARS protest also trended.
Akwa Ibom: 10 ‘typographical errors’ in 2021 Budget Proposals
774000 Jobs: Applicants shortchanged in Akwa Ibom
We brought you the story that applicants from Akwa Ibom were allegedly scammed as the FG Special Public Works Programme that was meant to provide 774,000 jobs for Nigerian youths, was reportedly hijacked by some unscrupulous elements.
The prosecution of Governor Udom Emmanuel by EFCC
Here is a press statement by Akwa Ibom Chapter of APC expressing pleasure with EFCC’s relentless prosecution of Governor Udom Emmanuel and some of the state government’s officials in the money laundering case it filed in 2018 against them.
Kufre Carter Vs Dominic Ukpong: Court dismisses case for want of diligent prosecution
The case of “criminal defamation” instituted against Kufre Carter by the Akwa Ibom State Government was struck-out on Friday the 20th November, 2020 by the Chief Magistrate Court of Akwa Ibom State presided over by Chief Magistrate Winifred Umohandy for want of diligent prosecution.
Non-gazetting of Oro Nation as oil producing community: AKSG seeks out of court settlement
Akwa Ibom State Government has reportedly sought out of court in the exclusion from oil producing communities case against Oro Nation.
Anietie Eka: Why I surround myself with 50 personal aides
The member representing Uyo in Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Anietie Eka speaks on the passion behind the multiple personal aides in his employ.
Victor Attah: Reminiscing renaming of Ibom International Airport
Nigerians look back on November 19, 2018, the day Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly passed a resolution urging the State Executive to rename the Ibom International Airport after one of our greatest patriots, Arc. Obong Victor Attah, on the eve of his birthday.