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Oil palm estate of dispute: Gov’s aides in fight to finish

By Emmanuel Una BETWEEN 1961 and ‘62,  Chief Michael Okpara, then Premier of the Eastern Region,embarked on the cultivation of large hectares of agricultural estates which he called “Farm Settlements.” These farm settlements included cocoa, oil palm and rubber estates and the projects had the main objective of serving as an economic source for the government of the region while
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330KVA project: A’Ibom clan leaders allegedly threaten c’ttee members for rejecting bribe

MEMBERS of the Ad Hoc Committee drawn from the 12 Ukpum Ete villages in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, inaugurated to oversee the controversial 330KVA Ikot Ekpene-Ikot Abasi Transmission Line Project, being executed by National Integrated Power Project, NIPP and Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited, have raised the alarm that some fraudulent community leaders were hoodwinking youths to terrorise them for refusing to accept bribes.

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