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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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.
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 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.
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.
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.