Akwa Ibom State News Today
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom state has been set ablaze destroying ballot boxes.
Armed men suspected to be members of the Eastern Security Network invaded a police station at Ibiaku Ntok Okpo in Ikono LGA, Akwa Ibom, and killed 2 officers.
Governor Udom Emmanuel had recently pledged to commence payment of gratuity and pensions to all eligible retirees in every nook and cranny of Akwa Ibom state.
Writer Mr Dominic Akpan writes on the Akwa Ibom State International Worship Centre, arguing that the Emmanuel Udom-led administration is somewhat justified.
The orgy of violence reared its head in Akwa Ibom on Wednesday as some gunmen shot dead two policemen, burnt their patrol vehicle and stole their ammunition.
The governor lamented that the Nigerian economy cannot achieve growth and development without a safe environment for businesses and investments to thrive.