Foreign News

April 14, 2020

The international oil benchmark, Brent crude,tumbled to forty-six dollars per barrel yesterday, asthe negotiations between the Organization ofPetroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC and itspartners broke down.Russia, the leader of the 10 allies, adamantlyrefused to go along with a plan for deeper crudeproduction cuts to tackle the coronavirus’ impact onglobal oil demand.Brent has been on a downward […]

 MORE WIDOWS IN AKWA IBOM BENEFITFROM GOVERNOR’S WIFE PET PROJECT.  PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY CONGRESSESCOMMENCE TOMORROW.  SENATE APPROVES TWENTY-TWO BILLIONDOLLARS FOREIGN LOAN FOR FEDERALGOVERNMENT.  NNPC SET TO DIVERSIFY INTO POWERGENERATION. The 2020 Medical Mission of the Ibesikpo AsutanThe organization, California Incorporated, USA, begins at the PoliceHospital, Ikot Akpan Abia Ibesikpo, March nine.The […]

The U.S. Senate has overwhelmingly approved eight point threebillion dollars emergency spending bill to respond to thethe outbreak of the new coronavirus. The vote came a day after the House of Representatives passedthe bill, which is moving through Congress in an expeditedprocess.The package, expected to be approved by President DonaldTrump in the coming days, comes […]

South Africa on Thursday confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus with a 38-year-old male who traveled to Italy. Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize announced this in a statement, saying the case was the first case in southern Africa and the a latest confirmed case in sub-Saharan Africa after Nigeria and Senegal. He said the case […]

The United States of America has placed a travel ban to Iran in response to the new outbreak of Coronavirus. The US has also elevated travel warnings to regions of Italy and South Korea. Vice President, Mike Pence who announced this, said the new restrictions and warnings came as more twenty two people in US […]

Sixty Nigerians are trapped in Chinese city Wuhan, the epic centre of the coronavirus outbreak, it was announced yesterday. They are making passionate appeal to the Nigerian Embassy in China and the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to evacuate them. According to them, their request for the embassy to send face masks and other protective items […]

Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the Nigerian Army to create more opportunities for indigenes of the State to enlist in the forth coming recruitment. The Governor made the call in Uyo when the Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Turkur Buratai paid him a courtesy visit. Government House Bureau Chief, Cornel Edem-Efreti again reports.

The Chairman of Local Government Service Commission Sir Valentine Attah has stressed the need for people at the helm of affairs in the Local Government Councils in Akwa Ibom to be focused and work together for the common interest of the state. Sir Attah said this in an AKBC Current Affairs programme “Crosshairs” Eyakeno Paul […]

A road maintenance project facilitated by the member representing Itu state constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Mr. Idongesit Ituen has been flagged off. The constituency project is located at Ikot Ekwere Itam. Assembly correspondent, Uduak Ekong says the lawmaker during the event also bared his mind on current developments in the […]

Militants and those involved in Oil theft in the Niger Delta are in for difficult times as the Nigeria Army formations in the region have been motivated and repositioned to combat the economic sabotage that has thrown the country into recession. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai stated this on his visit […]


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