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Akwa Ibom

(ˈækwə ˈiːbɒm)
n
(Placename) a state of Nigeria, on the Gulf of Guinea. Capital: Uyo. Pop: 3 920 208 (2006). Area: 7081 sq km (2734 sq miles)
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At a business review division after the presentation of the 2015 Energy Outlook series took place in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, the Manager, Field Law Services of ExxonMobil, Mr.
It operates in shallow water off Akwa Ibom state in the south-eastern delta.
Documented information on types of CFs used by mothers in Akwa Ibom State are few [10], with no consideration of their nutrient content and suitability or otherwise.
5bn methanol plant located in Ibeno, Akwa Ibom State, in collaboration with US-based HIS and Italian Saipem.
MPN in October 2010 found a rich gas/condensate field in OML104, some 75 km off Akwa Ibom state.
A Reuters reporter visiting several parts of Akwa Ibom state saw a rainbow-tinted oil slick stretching for 20 miles from a pipeline that Exxon had shut down because of a leak a week ago.
The Qua Ibo Field is located onshore near the mouth of the Qua Ibo River in Akwa Ibom state, approximately two kilometres from Mobil Producing Nigeria Qua Ibo Terminal.
The concept of the BRACED Commission came from an interaction that we had as governors, where we felt we would be stronger if we worked together, towards realising our shared vision for the development of the South-South economy," Cross River State Governor Liyel Imoke, who doubles as the Commission's chairman, told New African in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State.
The pseudostems were collected after the matured fruits of the plants were harvested from some gardens in Abak and Uyo Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
According to its terms of reference, the panel is, in part, intended to "investigate the immediate and remote cause(s) of the pre-election violence in Akwa Ibom State, as well as the tide of unrest in some states of the federation following the presidential election and make appropriate recommendations on how to prevent future occurrence; ascertain the number of persons who lost their lives or sustained injuries during the violence; identify the spread and extent of loss and damage to means of livelihood during the period in question and assess the cost of damage to personal and public properties and places of worship and make appropriate recommendations.
Akwa Ibom state police commissioner Walter Rugbere told The Associated Press that gunmen attacked a car carrying Lakshmi Tombush, an Indian national, early Wednesday morning outside of Eket.
The Lebanese kidnap victims all worked for road construction company Stemco on a project in Akwa Ibom state