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THE MANY SINS OF HON. INIBEHE SILAS ETUKUDO (TRANSITION CHAIRMAN IKA LGA)

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By; Idongesit Uyo

I want to use this medium to draw the attention of the state Governor, Deac. Udom Emmanuel, his wife, Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel, stakeholders of Ika LGA and everybody interested in the development of Ika LGA to the incompetency of Hon. Etukudo.
As it is already known, when our dear Local Government was carved out of Etim Ekpo LGA and given full autonomy per say, the properties belonging to Mr. Joseph Akpan was rented for use as a temporary Local Government Secretariat. When the Local Government Council at Urua Inyang was ready for usage, and properties belonging to Ika transfered from Mr. Akpan’s property, the council refused paying him his complete rent.

As a peaceful Nigerian, he approached the court and his case was Suit No: 29:2010 (Joseph Akpan vs Ika) with Barr. Nsikak Akai as his lawyer. After the normal court processes, the Judgement was delivered in his favour. The court directed “Ika LGA” to compensate him with the sum of N4.360 Million which the Local Government Chairman has refused to pay till date even when she is aware of the judgement.

After numerous letters to her office, the court decided to seize some properties belonging to Ika LGA which among others includes a Toyota Prado jeep with plate number NYA-02 LG and a KIA cerato with plate number NYA-04 LG. It should be noted that the cars were picked from her residence at Abak LGA and one begins to wonder what the properties of Ika LGA was doing in her private residence. Also note that the two cars are not her official car.
Today (11 August 2017), i decided to go to the court to see the condition of the cars and i literally shedded tears. On seeing the state of the cars, i immediately googled the possible amount used in buying the cars and the Toyota Prado was estimated to be between N9,000,000(Nine Million Naira) and N15,000,000(Fifteen Million Naira) while the KIA CERATO ranges from N4,000,000 to N6,000,000.

My people, lovers of Ika, our almost N20,000,000 is laying waste at Abak High Court. These cars were bought with our money. The money used in purchasing these cars would have been used in renovating Urua Mkpoketor to an international market, it would have been used in giving Odoro Ika power supply.

In short, just think of what that amount would have done for us but it was used in buying cars which Hon. Etukudo has abandoned at Abak High Court.

If it were her personal properties, will she have allowed it to waste away? As we speak, the court is about to Auction the cars. What were these cars doing at her personal house? What happened to our Local Government Council where such properties are supposed to be kept.
Again, Mrs. Etukudoh has decided to pay a deaf hear to the security situation in our dear Local Government.

Nobody is safe in Ika as we speak even when she collects N1,000,000 every month as security vote and another N1,000,000 given to Local Government that shares boundary with other states. What is she using N2,000,000 given to her every month for? Is she saving the money in preparation for the forth coming election which she is interested in?
Even when the lives and properties of our people are not safe, Mrs. Etukudo sometime this week decided to mock the indigenes of Ika by parading more than fifteen well armed policemen to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) office at Ika where she went to consult the party.

By moving around with well armed Policemen, this clearly shows how insecure Ika LGA is. Now i ask, what about the indigenes of Ika LGA that cannot afford the protection of policemen? Such a selfish woman!
I want to also tell our dear Governor and his wife that our Transition Chairman has done nothing for the people of Ika LGA in more than one year she has been in office.

In conclusion, I am calling on the stakeholders in our Ika LGA to do everything within their power to stop the autioning of the two vehicles while also making sure that Mr. Joseph Akpan is compensated as directed by the court. Our Transition Chairman should note that the day she took the oath of office, she conciously swore to protect the people of Ika LGA.

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Amaechi Vows To Release Names Of Those Sabotaging Security

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Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that cabals are frustrating the recently approved $198m maritime security contract.

Amaechi vowed to publicly mention names of saboteurs while speaking at a Maritime Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum held in Warri, Delta State on Thursday.

He said “Reason, why vessels will not come to the Eastern ports, is because there is war insurance due to insecurity in the ports here.

“The war insurance means if the goods cost N10,000 in Lagos, it will cost N20,000 here because there is an extra cost on it due to Insecurity issues. Even as a minister, I can’t enter a boat ride from Warri to Port Harcourt due to insecurity issues, but I can move around Lagos at any time of the day.

“I once asked a former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, why people from Anambra don’t import from Port Harcourt port, and he said it cost less to import from Lagos and move to Onitsha even with the price they pay on the road. It is cheaper to import from Lagos to Aba, yet Aba to Port Harcourt is a 30-minute drive.

“For shipowners, you need to do a petition to Mr President. The President approved a contract of $195m for maritime security, but there are people in the system sabotaging the contract because it will restore security in the water. I won’t say who they are until it gets out of control. We are still battling for the contract to take place, but if it gets out of place, we will name them publicly, including the security people involved.

“There are people who make billions of Dollars from the insecurity on the water, so they don’t want security on the water because if we secure the water, all their rubbish will go.

“There are businesses which provide the vessel for oil companies in the name of providing security. The moment we secure the water, they are out of jobs?

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Prison Officer Brutalizes Son, Injures Him For Playing Football (Graphic)

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According to a photographer who shared photos of a teenage boy brutalized by his father, almost went into coma after he sustained a deep injury on his head, just for playing football.

The Nigerian Prisons staff beats his son from 7:00pm till 2:30 am, says report.

See what the photographer/Instagram user wrote..

This happened at Oluwatedo area of Ibadan, Mr Adepoju Biodun is married with three kids,he works with Nigerian prison service Agodi,ibadan.his eldest child is Israel, On 16th February 2018 Israel went to play football and after the football his father beat him from 7:00pm till 2:30am in the early hours of Saturday till he sustained a deep cut on his head with blood everywhere in the house.his the appropriate way to correct or chastise our child. This is beyond chastisement. Israel was beaten to coma before he was later rushed to Don Bosco specialist hospital Ogungbade. I will soon upload the surface area of the deep cut as soon as they open it.his siblings also tolu and praise served severe punishment, they were relieved as soon as Israel was rushed to the hospital. Please share until the appropriate authorities sees this especially Nigerian prisons, UNICEF. #UNICEF #law #crazyfather #ibadan #opayemioludayo
#tolanialli #bayoomoboriowo #michaelomoboriowophotography #ajimobi #florenceajimobi #lawyer #nigerianprison #nigerianprison #freshfm #splashfm #inspirationfm

Beating for your son for playing football? My God.

Someone please remind him how much Neymar is worth per week!!! Kaii

There is another angle to look at this… No father in his right mind would do this to his own son!!! This is a clear case MENTAL ILLNESS/TRUMA probably due to the nature of his work. I am not a psychologist but I know in that in Nigeria  we lack the culture of looking out for the signs of mental fatigue amongst our workers in all sector. Military /Paramilitary have no proper way of been evaluated for any form of work trauma. This man could be having or experiencing trauma as the result of the nature of his job. May God help him and his family.

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UYO STATE LAWMAKER RESCUES PUPILS AGAIN …DONATES DESKS TO SCHOOL

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The member representing Uyo State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Monday Eyo Okon, on Friday, donated 120 desks to the pupils of Government Primary School, Aka Offot, Uyo Local Government Area.

Hon. Monday Eyo who described Education as a bedrock of any society, and for any society to make progress, stated that when the foundation that is the primary level of education is well laid, motivated and properly activated, the child who is at the centre of learning is well prepared, informed and sharpened for the future both mentally and physically.

Headmaster of the School, Mr. Simon Edet Eyo, alongside the Village Head of Aka 1, Eteidung Francis, Hon. Kufre Mendi, while receiving the Lawmaker, commended him for his kind gesture and rapid response to the plight of the pupils within the short notice of time.

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PDP RESPONSIBLE FOR FUEL HIKE- Don Etiebet …BLAMES OBJ,JONATHAN FOR OIL SPILLS IN NIGER DELTA

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Former Petroleum Minister Chief Don Etiebet says the current fuel crisis in Nigeria is caused by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.

Speaking in an interview in Uyo, Chief Etiebet the APC leader in Akwa Ibom explained that the petroleum distribution in Nigeria is controlled by PDP members who are causing the fuel hike to project President Muhammadu Buhari as a failure.

Buhari is the substantive Ministet of Petroleum in Nigeria.

“Who are still controlling the petroleum distribution in Nigeria; it is still the original PDP marketers.”

He attributed the fuel hike to the impending elections in the country, saying it is an attempt by the PDP marketers to discredit APC.

 “Election time is coming and they are doing all kinds of thing for petrol not to be available, and what do they want? They want increase I petrol price so that they can use that against APC”

Etiebet, who was minister of petroleum under Gen. Sani Abacha attributed all oil spill in the South-South Zone to illegal bunkering.

He said illegal bunkering in Nigeria where sponsored by the previous Government OF Chief Olusegu Obasanjo and Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

“Many Government in the past even up to the last Government have been supporting illegal bunkering; please quote me, I am the former minister for petroleum and I know the details”

On the proposed reintroduction of onshore/offshore oil dichotomy by the APC restructuring Committee, Dr. Etiebet said there was nothing wrong with the committee report.

“ I believe what the committee meant maybe oil discovered or produced outside that isoba boundary.”

He assured that president buhari has done well for Akwa Ibom with the development programme been seen in all part  Akwa Ibom state and urged Akwa Ibom people to rally round him for the re-election of President Buhari in 2019

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The NANS JCC Chairman Comrade. Ekanem Utibe seeks for partnership with wema bank

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****Pleads with Bank to erect an Atm machine at heritage polytechnic and other tertiary institution in state
Akwa Ibom State NANS JCC Chairman Comrade Ekanem Utibe, accompanied by the Secretary General Comr. Akanimo Ifiokonon, Director of sports Comr. Akan Udom, P. R. O Comr.  Kokoette Udom and Enoima Monday Udosoh Monday, were today received by the Dir of Special Duty of WEMA BANK Mr Victor Akpan at Eket LGA branch who directed to the office of the branch service manager.
The chairman appealed to the bank management to assist the students community by erecting an Atm Machine at the campus for the benefit of Nigerian students and the bank. 
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