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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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The Commission is also working with all related parties, including AMCON, to ensure the establishment of 6,000 barrels per day Amakpe modular refinery to be installed in Eket, Akwa Ibom State.
Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said that he had engaged investors to establish a refinery in Akwa Ibom State.
Other notable developments in this sector include the upgrade of Starwood's Le Meridien Hotels, Marriot International's proposed multi-million dollar investments in the subsector, the entry of Sheraton's Four Points into Akwa Ibom State, the expansion of Hilton into several cities in the country and the recently opened Grand Pela Hotel, part of the growing BON Hotel chain Nigerian portfolio which currently stretches across half the country and includes hotels in Abuja, Warri, Ikeja and Victoria Island, with three other properties currently under construction and due for completion in 2018 (Nigeria real estate industry outlook 2017 report).
MPN in October 2010 found a rich gas/condensate field in OML104, some 75 km off Akwa Ibom state.
Akwa Ibom State is bordered on the east by Cross River State and Abia State, and on the South by the Atlantic Ocean and the southernmost tip of Cross River State while Cross River State is bordered on the north by Benue State, Enugu and Abia States to the west, to the east by Cameroon Republic and to the south by Akwa Ibom and the Atlantic Ocean.
Ikot Ebom Itam in Akwa Ibom State is endowed with clay and this has been a boost to their both traditional and modern pottery production.
Built with branching units for strategic extension of its connectivity into Nigeria's Escravos in Delta State, Qua Iboe in Akwa Ibom State, and Bonny Island in Rivers State, MainOne has concluded plans for a distribution hub in Port Harcourt, designed to bridge the technology gap between the South-South and the rest of Nigeria.
Ascertaining the factors influencing catfish production in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria was done based on this line of thinking.
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.
The committee honoured His Excellency, Governor Godswill Akpabio, the governor of Akwa Ibom State, in the south Niger Delta area of Nigeria, an oil producing state and a major tourism hub, with the first ever Screen Nation Outstanding Contribution to African Arts Award, for the growth and development of African Arts and Nollywood.