Akwa Ibom


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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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He stated the Ministry of Power Works and Housing had just one memorandum and it was for the award of the Odukpani Itu-Ikot Ekpene route linking Akwa Ibom and Cross River States with a spur to Ibede Itan.
Nigeria's new N1,000 note carries the portrait of Dr Clement Nyong Isong, another son of Akwa Ibom State, who was the first governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has expressed his administration's willingness to partner with the U.S.
Arthur Energy Technology Limited plans to invest to invest Five hundred million naira in Nigeria's first solar powered vehicle assembly plant set to be built in Akwa Ibom.
THE Country Director of Population Media Centre and National President of Nto Annang Foundation, Chief Ephraim Okon, has congratulated former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, on his emergence as minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Government of the Nigerian State of Akwa Ibom has been successful to obtain a loan of N10 billion from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in support of the rice farmers in the State to help them boost their output.
THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Akwa Ibom Sector Command said on Tuesday that it arrested 444 road traffic offenders and prosecuted 50 during the command's special patrol this month.
Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Finance, Akan Okon, has announced that the state government is ready to bolster cooperation with Federal Inland Revenue Service(FIRS) in order to expand tax net for enhanced revenue generation .
ARMED herdsmen have invaded some communities in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, killing one Friday Etor while another farmer simply identified as Nsikak Udo was critically injured during an attack by the herders in Ikot Obio Nso and other adjoining areas.
The Nigerian State of Akwa Ibom has been welcoming technical partners from China, Pakistan and India to finalize deals for launching operations of a new business, branded as Metering Solutions Manufacturing Services Limited (MSMSL), for manufacturing different types of electricity meters.
HE came into the political space almost midway into the administration of Dr Victor Attah, former governor of Akwa Ibom State when he served in three key ministries as commissioner in-charge of Petroleum; Lands and Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and left in the twilight of the administration to dust up his political shoes in readiness to succeed his boss in 2007.
Key partners: Rivers State, Akwa Ibom State and Delta State (Nigeria)