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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 Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested one Idorenyin Essien, who allegedly doused his son with kerosene and burnt him to death.
Others are Maxwell Okoh from Bayelsa State;, Jones Erue from Delta State; Victor Ekhatar from Edo State; Joy Nunieh from Rivers State; Nwogu Nwogu from Abia State; Theodore Allison from Bayelsa State; Victor Antai from Akwa Ibom State; Maurice Effiwatt from Cross River State; Olugbenga Elema from Ondo State; Uchegbu Kyrian from Imo State; and Aisha Muhammed from Kano State representing North-West area on the board.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State on Saturday exchanged words over the former's call for the resignation of the chairman of the National and State House of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in the state, Justice Jennifer Ijohor.
To this end, Carpa Education will celebrate the international youth day organized by Casse Africa to further restate its commitment to quality education among the youths of Nigeria especially to the youth of Akwa Ibom State.
The study ascertained the determinants of catfish production in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria having ascertained from literature that greater improvement in catfish production can be achieved with a proper analysis that will lead to knowledge of the profitability of catfish production in the country.
The Calabar Project involves the construction of a 37km gas pipeline from the Uquo gas field in Akwa Ibom state to Oron for delivery of 131 MMscfpd of gas to the 560MW power plant in Calabar, scheduled to be completed in July 2014.
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.
Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN), a JV of ExxonMobil and the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corps (NNPC), has discovered a rich gas condensate field in Oil Mining Licence (OML) 104, some 75 km Nigeria's Akwa Ibom state. ExxonMobil spokesman Nigel Cookey-Gam says MPN is awaiting results of further tests before it reveals volumes at the discovery.
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.
Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPN), a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM), has deployed a team to inspect the shorelines of Ibeno in Nigeria's southeastern Akwa Ibom state where an oil spill occurred, Dow Jones has reported, citing a company spokesman.