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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Easy link to World Business Centres: Akwa Ibom has an unrestrained access to foreign business centres because of its strategic location between Port Harcourt and Calabar.
WASHINGTON -- ExecutiveAction today announced that Victor Attah, former two term governor of Akwa Ibom State in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria, has joined ExecutiveAction - The Problem Solving Company.
Senators in this category include Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso from Kano, Kabiru Gaya from Kano, Godswill Akpabio from Akwa Ibom, Theodore Orji from Abia and Abdullahi Adamu from Nasarawa.
The Washington-headquartered World Bank has decided to extend a loan of N32 billion to the Nigerian State of Akwa Ibom to support its flood and erosion control initiatives.
Nigeria's fastest growing domestic carrier, Dana Air, has commenced new daily operations from Lagos and Abuja to the Akwa Ibom International Airport at Uyo.
2000), grows and fruits in abundance in Essien Udim Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
The men had been drinking in a bar at the Exxon Mobil contractors compound in Eket in Akwa Ibom state when 18 gunmen burst in on Tuesday night.
After years of struggling for a state of their own, the prayers of the Ibibio, Annang and Oron speaking minorities in the Niger Delta were answered when General Ibrahim Babangida's government created Akwa Ibom State on 23 September 1987.
Rival states Akwa Ibom and Cross River each claim that her body lies within their boundaries.
The aircraft, described as a turbo-prop Lett, was reportedly carrying five crew members from the oil city of Port Harcourt to Calabar in the extreme southeast when it crashed in Akwa Ibom state.
The oil-producing the south-eastern state of Akwa Ibom, where the offshore Qua Iboe system is operated by ExxonMobil (see Gas Market Trends), is having two private refineries: a 100,000 b/d plant to be built by Chinese companies; a 12,000 b/d plant being built by Ventech Engineers of the US; and a plant being planned by Lagos state to be sighted at Badagry.
OTCBB: GOPG), a leading provider of domestic and international risk management services, today announced that the company was selected by the Government of Akwa Ibom State in the Federal Republic of Nigeria for a comprehensive security services contract.