Wednesday 28 September 2016

Photos: Radio personality, Geoff Q quits bachelorhood

Radio personality, Geoff Q Uzono aka Akongo tied the knot with his sweetheart, Ehis. The marriage took place in Benin, the Edo State Capital. Geoff Q is from Eastern Obolo LGA, Akwa Ibom State and is currently a star presenter on Inspiration FM, Uyo. Below are some photos from both the TM and wedding…

Sunday 18 September 2016

More photos from the TM of Akwa Ibom Governor’s chief media assistant

The Senior Special Assistant on Media/Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Ekerete Udoh got married yesterday in the traditional way. The marriage was attended by top politicians in the state led by the governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel. Udoh is a veteran journalist who once edited the then popular Hints Magazine. More photos after the cut…

Saturday 17 September 2016

First set of photos from the Traditional Marriage of Udom’s CPS

Mr Ekerete Udoh who is the Senior Special Assistant/Chief Press Secretary to Akwa Ibom State Governor is re-marrying today. The marriage is currently on-going in Eket. We will bring you more photos later…

Wednesday 14 September 2016

Faces at the child dedication of Akwa Ibom PDP spokesman

Comrade Ini Ememobong who is the Akwa Ibom State Publicity Secretary of PDP, took his daughter, Iniekom to church for dedication. The event took place last Sunday at Church of Christ, Use Ndon, Ibiono Ibom LGA. After the church service, free medical services were provided to the people of the area courtesy of the party’s spokesman. Eminent personalities were in attendance. Below are some faces at the event. Photos by: Carrot Photography...

Governor's Aide Advocates Grassroot Support for Governor Udom Emmanuel

Special Assistant to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State on Grassroots Mobilization, Hon Emmanuel Inyang addressing PDP faithful in Mkpat Enin last week…

The Peoples Democratic Party Secretariat in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area was last Thursday locked down as the Special Assistant to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State on Grassroots Mobilization, Hon Emmanuel Inyang, an indigene of the Local Government Area was received by party faithful and Stakeholders to a rousing welcome by people of the area.

Ceferin replaces Michel Platini as UEFA President

Aleksander Ceferin has been confirmed as the new UEFA president. The Slovenian beat Dutchman Michael van Praag in the election, by 42 votes to 13. Ceferin replaces Michel Platini in the role after he was handed a four year ban from all football activity in May. Platini addressed the congress in Athens prior to the vote and insisted his conscience was clear.

Saturday 10 September 2016

Abacha was afraid of me – Prelate Mbang

Sunday Mbang

Prelate Sunday Mbang does not hold anything back — whether as a cleric, lecturer or social crusader — just because he believes God lives in him. He recently spoke with a group of journalists to mark his 80th birthday.Excerpts.

You have come a long way, tell us how it has been so far. 
I was born in 1936. At that time, the kind of things we are finding now were not there. There was just one tarred road from Aba to Oron. All these present facilities were not there. Even in my secondary school days, there were only about two or three secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State. There were also a few universities then like University of Ibadan and the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

COE SUG: Speaker congratulates President-elect, others

Comrade Emmanuel Nse Thompson

The Honorable Speaker of National Association of Agricultural Students parliament Akwa Ibom State University, Rt. Hon. Harrison Ndifreke has conveyed his hearty felicitations to the President- elect of the Students Union Government, Akwa Ibom State College of Education Afaha Nsit, Comrade Emmanuel Nse Thompson and other elected Executive members on their landslide victory recorded at yesterday's election. He also felicitated with the Senate President-elect, Senator, Imoh Monday Peter on his victory at the poll.

Wednesday 7 September 2016

Popular Radio presenter, Geoff Q set to wed

Popular radio presenter, Geoff Q Uzono of Inspiration 105.9FM may likely walk down the aisle before this year runs out. The ‘bald’ headed radio personality who keeps a fine beard posted the picture above on Instagram with the caption ‘Gehis2016’. Geoff Q who is from Eastern Obolo LG of Akwa Ibom State is fast garnering great fan base in the areas of reach of the station and has dazzled a lot with his great voice and amazing intelligence, especially during the evening belt where he holds sway. We wish him and the lucky lady a happy married life in advance.

DSS arrests Blogger in Akwa Ibom


A blogger, Iroegbu Emenike has reportedly been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services  (DSS).  The blogger who is from Abia State but based in Uyo, publishes under Abiafacts. According to reports, he was arrested yesterday afternoon by the SSS. He is believed to have published unfavourable articles against the government of Abia State and some key political figures in Akwa Ibom. Meanwhile,  Human Rights Activist, Barr. Inibehe Effiong has called for the immediate release of the blogger. Inibehe Effiong in a press statement on behalf of Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (COHRD) said the Gestapo-style arrest of Emenike erodes his fundamental human right. Read the full statement after the cut…

Tuesday 6 September 2016

There is No Rift Between Gov Udom Emmanuel and Sen Godswill Akpabio - Political Adviser

Anietie Etuk
The Special Adviser to Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State on Political and Legislative Affairs, Rt Hon Anietie Sunday Etuk, has dismissed a rumour that there is a rift between Governor Udom Emmanuel and his predecessor, Senator Godswill  Obot Akpabio. Etuk who made the clarifications in a media parley over the weekend in Uyo, said such insinuations by some local tabloids were products of perverted logic dismissing any reports of strained relationship between the duo. He warned Akwa Ibom people against falling victims of such mischief. The special adviser said there was no need for the governor to quarrel with his predecessor as that would not benefit the people of the state. 

Friday 2 September 2016

Read about Ime Archibong, Francis Ebong and 5 other brilliant Nigerians working at Facebook

Ime Archibong running with Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg
Working at a huge multinational company that pays very well is surely the goal for most young Nigerian graduates. More specifically, working at Facebook is one plum job, many would go to great lengths to land. According to Forbes, Mark Zuckerberg is worth $54.4 billion. His company which was established in 2004, employs about 3,000 people.  The pay structure at Facebook is indeed mouth-watering, software engineers are paid about $106,521 – $175,597 yearly, data scientists earn between $84,234 – $188,434, while product designers with the company earn a little less than that. Not surprisingly, there are about 11 Nigerians working with Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook, and at least 7 of them are in the top echelons of the company. Here they are:

Photos: Facebook boss, Mark Zuckerberg meets Buhari

The founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is in a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja. Check out more photos after cut...

“I saved Etim Esin from being jailed in Belgium with $10,000”, Westerhof

Etim Esin

Former Super Eagles chief Coach Clemens Westerhof has revealed why he never experienced all the distractions most Nigerian coaches went through during his five years tenure. The man who called himself a “Dutchgerian” because of his love and attachment to Nigeria recalls how the then Vice President and Chief of General Staff under then Military President Ibrahim Babangida helped him throughout his tenure in Nigeria.