Posts Tagged ‘Akwa Ibom Government’

Ibom Air Set To Become Largest Operator Of CRJ In Africa

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 13, 2019
The country’s aviation sector may soon record another history as Ibom Air, a new entrant into Nigeria’s domestic airline scene may soon become the largest operator of CRJ aircraft type on the continent. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the new airline, Mr George Uriesi while speaking with aviation journalists at the inaugural flight of […]

Ibom Air takes off, amidst jubilation in Akwa Ibom

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 8, 2019
Ibom Air, a commercial airline owned by the Akwa Ibom government, launched its maiden flight on Friday. A handful of enthusiastic indigenes of the state, led by the deputy governor, Moses Ekpo, gathered at the Victor Attah International Airport, Uyo, as early as 8 a.m for a brief ceremony to herald the “historic” flight. The […]

Gov Udom Charges new CP to end recent cult clashes in Akwa Ibom and fish out culprits

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 28, 2019
The recurrent fatal cult war in Akwa Ibom State has drawn the ire of Gov Udom Emmanuel, who has consequently directed security agencies to redouble efforts and fish out culprits behind the incident and other criminal activities observed recently in the state. Gov Emmanuel who gave the directives in Government House Uyo during a courtesy […]

EFCC Strikes Again..Freezes Akwa Ibom Accounts

by Breaking Timeson August 8, 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 froze the bank accounts of Akwa Ibom State. The governor of Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel, and the state’s accountant-general were reportedly shocked by the development. It came a day after Governor Samuel Ortom raised an alarm that the EFCC has frozen the state’s […]

How Football Legend ‘Pele’ collected $300,000 from Akwa Ibom State Government

by Breaking Timeson November 16, 2016
Brazil football legend, Pele, has been asked by the Akwa Ibom State Government to refund a $300,000 (more than 135 million Naira) appearance fee paid him after he failed to grace the opening of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo two years ago. The 30,000-capacity stadium, which at the weekend played host to Nigeria’s […]