Amid numerous precautionary measures canvassed to contain the dreaded corona virus, the Honourable Commissioner for Environment and Petroleum Resources in Akwa Ibom State, Dr. (Barr.) Ekong Sampson, has called on the people of the state to pay serious attention to personal hygiene and environmental cleanliness, even as the state government is set to clamp down on illegal felling of trees in city centres.
It is a well established fact that the Niger Delta Region, aside from being the chief producer of the Nigerian nation’s enduring wealth that the…Read More 50 ICONS OF THE NIGER DELTA
Comrade Amos Etuk is one journalist known in Akwa Ibom State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists for his humble and unassuming disposition. An ex-Chairman of the Consolidated Chapel of NUJ, and the immediate past State Secretary of the union, Comrade Etuk was on hand recently for a rewarding session of interview with the Creek News Magazine crew where he spoke passionately on his fresh emergence as the State Chairman of the NUJ, his plans and vision for the union and her members in the state and the Niger Delta region at large. Excerpts:Read More My Leadership Will Leave Visible Landmark in AKS NUJ – Amos Etuk
Ahead of the November 3, 2019 governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, the state governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson and the former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Chief Timi Alaibe, have continued to accuse each camp of blackmail and betraying the party at various times.Read More Dickson, Alaibe Trade Words Over Blackmail Allegation
With a staggering figure of 218,020 reported cases of HIV/AIDS in Akwa Ibom State, the people of the state sure have reasons to be bothered. With this figure, the Nigerian HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has in its latest report published in March, 2019, declared Akwa Ibom as the state with the highest prevalence rate of people living with HIV AIDS in Nigeria.Read More HIV/AIDS: AWANDEC Advocates Measures to Tackle Effects in A’Ibom
The Member Representing Ikot Abasi, Mkpat Enin and Eastern Obolo Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Francis Charles Uduyok, in a motion he moved on the floor of the National Assembly on July 24, 2019 has called for an investigation into the Federal Government abandoned projects from 1999 till date.Read More Abandoned Projects Killing Our Economy – Francis Uduyok
Penultimate Thursday, July 18, 2019, the government of Akwa Ibom State apparently re-opened the stale chapter of the now familiar pestering menace of floods and…Read More A’Ibom Unending Flood/Erosion Menace -Any End In Sight?
Healthcare delivery plays a critical role in the development of any economy and indeed the society at large. The World Economic Forum had in 2017 ranked health and primary education on the fourth pair of global competitiveness critical to the advancement of nations’ economies.Read More Tackling the Mirage of Healthcare Delivery in A’Ibom
As Bayelsans are preparing to elect a new governor in the state come November 16, 2019, power brokers in the state are scheming to ensure that their preferred candidates sail through their various party primaries before finally occupying the Creek Haven.Read More Bayelsa Guber: Gladiators Face Hurdles
Following a two-day (August 19-20, 2019) retreat organized for ministerial appointees of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Federal Executive Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, Nigeria’s…Read More Buhari’s New Cabinet: Recycling Old Apparatus?