The village head of Obotim Ikot Ekong village in Nsit Ibom local government area of Akwa Ibom State, Chief Akponidung Akpan Ukpong, has raised alarm over missing children following Monday’s explosion that rocked a pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in the area.
The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has given expeditious hearing to the bill seeking the establishment and control of private hospitals and health facilities.
Mrs Ubong Assam, the wife of the traditional ruler of Esit Eket in Akwa Ibom, was delivered of a baby girl on Friday, May 13, while in custody of her kidnappers.
Residents of Eniong Offot Community in Uyo metropolis at the weekend staged a peaceful protest to register their displeasure against government’s proposed plan to take over their only land.
A 25-year-old man, Nkefre Archibong has been held by the Police in Akwa Ibom State for allegedly killing his father, Archibong, with a firewood in Ibesikpo Asutan local government area of the state.
The Akwa Ibom State government yesterday convened an emergency, following report that Lassa fever had claimed one life while two others were hospitalised for the disease.
A wind of peace is gradually sweeping through two feuding communities in Akwa Ibom state after 34 years of intermittent crisis.