History of Akwa Ibom International Stadium Akwa Ibom International Stadium was established in 2014. It is notable as the 'Mini Birds Nest' stadium Built by Akwa Ibom State Government in 2014.
This 30,000 seater ultra modern multipurpose sports complex modeled after Allianz Arena has some unique features such as bullet proof VIP/VVIP sections, collapsible seats, two digital score boards, digital playback screens, digital flood lights, and 30 emergency exits. Security/Safety of Akwa Ibom International Stadium This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Akwa Ibom International Stadium, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your favorite team jersey Your soccer kit (if you plan on showing some skills of your own) Friends and more friends Things to do while at Akwa Ibom International Stadium Before heading to Akwa Ibom International Stadium, here are some helpful things to take along with you: View live local and international matches Watch the athletics competitions Scream yourself hoarse and cheer your favorites! Best Features With about $96 million spent, it is a world class stadium built for track and field events that is well maintained. It is equipped with emergency service units(to enable exit within 6 minutes), closed circuit security cameras as well as crowd control steel fencing. There are also stand-by fire fighting equipment and metal detectors which have been put in place to avoid any misfortunes Writer's Review Athletes, football fans and journalists have also turned the stadium to a home-away-from-home. Some social events have been hosted here, notably the Mo'Hits Crew concert It’s great to see a new stadium for Nigeria to be proud of. Its white outer cladding and illumination also make it stand out globally and become a true landmark for Uyo - Grzegorz Kaliciak, founder of StadiumDB.com Akwa Ibom Stadium nominated for global award - Premium Times. Jan 22, 2015
History of Ibom Plaza Ibom Plaza was built in 2001to provide a first class relaxation centre for the locals. It is notable as the heart of Uyo Built by Akwa Ibom State Government in 2001.
A tourist paradise, sitting in center of the beautiful and culturally rich Uyo city, Ibom Plaza was designed by the then Governor of Akwa Ibom and features a sitting arena modeled in line with the gothic Greco-Roman arena with a giant elevated screen for football and sports enthusiasts beamed through satellite Security/Safety of Ibom Plaza This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Ibom Plaza, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash or Debit/Credit card Camera to capture the lovely sights Best Features The Ibom Plaza accommodates shopping Malls, a medical centre, bustling business centres, parking lots, game centres, art shops and eating centres for families and friends to spend their leisure. Writer's Review The plaza is a beautiful art-piece with sparkling walkways, overhead bridges and strategically located park seats and a landscape displaying a selection of uniquely beautiful flowers which gives it an exotic outlook. It also serves as a venue for important State and private functions like marriage receptions among others. Ibom Plaza is one of the places that pioneered and encouraged nightlife in Uyo - Aniedi Ukoenang
History of Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Centre Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Centre was established in 2015. A modern leisure and business resort in the capital of Akwa Ibom, this multibillion naira entertainment centre is designed to comprise not just a six-screen Cineplex, a five-star hotel, wet and dry park, conference centre, but also a large shopping mall. Security/Safety of Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Centre This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Centre, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Come with your squad Cash or Credit/Debit Cards Selfie stick to take those nice Insta pictures Best Features Modeled after the Sun City of South Africa and the famous Disneyland in USA, the Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Centre comprises of a 14-storey building with a 250-bedroom five-star hotel, an ultra modern convention centre with a multi-floor capacity of 5000, a galleria with cinema, a 10,000 sitting dome as well as and theme park with various dry and wet rides/attractions Writer's Review In Akwa Ibom for a relaxing vacation or on business? Make sure you pop in here and marvel at this modern work of art. It is simply fun to be at Ibom Tropicana. A trial will convince you- Godwin Asanga New Attraction: Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Centre - Media Nigeria. Sept 20, 2013
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History of Ibom Specialist Hospital Ibom Specialist Hospital was established in 2015 to provide advanced speciality services to patients from Akwa Ibom region and all other parts of Nigeria. Built by Akwa Ibom State Government in 2015.
Billed to be of “world-class standard, and higher in status than a teaching hospital in Nigeria", this multibillion naira health facility was originally named 'Akwa Ibom 20th Anniversary Hospital' Security/Safety of Ibom Specialist Hospital This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Ibom Specialist Hospital, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your medical reports and documents Extra pair of clothes Best Features Hoped to redirect medical tourism to Akwa Ibom, the hospital is equipped with 640 slides CT scan, digital mammography, endoscopy surgery, highly sophisticated intensive care units and medical gas plants, all sitting on a large landmass with paperless and fully automated laboratories. Its detailed luxury interiors has a classy feel of a hotel-like environment and the lively and greenly surroundings are soothing and promotes the best healing environment. Writer's Review The friendly and hospitable support staff are always at your service and best of all, as an indigene of Akwa Ibom, you get a 50% subsidy on your health payments. This is the best surgery I have had in my life. I have done three surgeries before in Europe, but let me tell you Godwin, this is the best I have had - Professor Nicholas Dousis I was booked for operation and it was successfully carried out. Look at me today, I am a brand new man - Mr Uwem Akpan Johnson
History of Ibom eLibrary Ibom eLibrary was established in 2012. Built by Akwa Ibom State Government in 2012.
This state owned library is West Africa's first digital library, and one of the biggest digital libraries in Africa. Security/Safety of Ibom eLibrary This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Ibom eLibrary, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Educational materials Your laptop Best Features This educational structure consists of a state-of-the-art Video Conferencing Hall, an e-Learning facility which is primarily designed for ICT trainings, e-Testing centers and certification undertakings, board/meeting room for leasing, short-term office space, a crèche and daycare, a Smart classroom and a reprography unit. Writer's Review This is a one of a kind library in Nigeria, not only for its services but also for its architectural design. Affordable and Convenient. All your training solutions under one roof - Esther Ibong Jadaman
History of Play Terrace Lounge and Bar (Members Only) Play Terrace Lounge and Bar (Members Only) was established in 2012. Play Terrace Lounge and Bar is a private lounge that offers expertly mixed drinks, health-worthy food, a stunning interior design, and a host of like-minded people to mix with. Security/Safety of Play Terrace Lounge and Bar (Members Only) This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Play Terrace Lounge and Bar (Members Only), here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your party clothes and dancing shoes Cash or Credit/Debit Cards Camera to capture the LIT night activities Best Features With a breathtaking view of Uyo's skyline and trendy settings, this is a private lounge located on the upper deck of the LeastPay House. Writer's Review A funzone, it has also played host to a lot of celebrities and socialites in Uyo. Number one in Akwa Ibom. No one can beat it - Scott 'DJ Mog' Ogunseri
History of Aroma House Aroma House was established in 2013. This is a casual setting Chinese restaurant with a Bush bar that caters to the classy residents, bringing a cosmopolitan dining atmosphere to Uyo. Security/Safety of Aroma House This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Aroma House, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash or Debit/Credit card Camera to capture the adventures of the night and lovely sights Best Features This is a pleasant Chinese restaurant with an adventurous menu comprising Oriental cuisine with local meals. Also featuring a bush bar that serves local grubs such as Suya, Isi-ewu, full roasted Chicken and so much more, it is a very popular and sought hangout spot. Writer's Review Also boasting of a wide open space and a swimming pool, it hosts events and private parties which are always done colorfully and splendidly. Aroma House is a highly recommended spot if you are looking for fun or a chill spot in Uyo. Miss Dynamics 2013 powered by Aroma House - The Nation Online Uyo Fashion Forward Week event held at Aroma House - Uyo Online
History of Akwa Ibom International Airport Akwa Ibom International Airport was established in 2009. Built by Akwa Ibom State Government in 2009.
Akwa Ibom International Airport is one of the landmark projects which attracted accolades to then Governor Godswill Akpabio administration Security/Safety of Akwa Ibom International Airport This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Akwa Ibom International Airport, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your flight documents; passport, flight ticket, booking confirmation (in case of a problem) Your luggage. Best Features This airport located some distance from the state capital services the whole of Akwa Ibom air needs. Done with its second phase of construction, with the addition of a MRO facility, an international terminal and expanded taxi-ways, it now truly serves a higher proportion of business travelers and visitors journeying to and fro the state. Writer's Review It features an impressive N18bn terminal that is the first new-generation terminal in the country, comparable to London Heathrow’s newest Terminal 5. With its wave roof and fluid outline, the international terminal is extremely inviting building, designed to give an outstanding first impression of Akwa Ibom. As the Ibom International Airport gears up for international flight operations, the terminal building and other facilities are to be redesigned to accommodate the expected influx of local and international passengers-Governor Udom Emmanuel
History of Vista Restaurant, Uyo Vista Restaurant, Uyo. Dine in finesse and comfort when you're in Akwa Ibom, at Vista Restaurant, Uyo. A world class menu awaits you, with the best of Nigerian and Mediterranean cuisine. Your palate is sure to be pleased. Security/Safety of Vista Restaurant, Uyo This is a very safe location. Best Features Dining at Vista brings you an international dining in Nigeria. It is a unique all-day dining restaurant that also serves lunch and dinner buffet. Writer's Review Have tasty lunch with family, colleagues, and your lover, while enjoying the scenery of the Land of Promise. Its central location also makes it easily accessible for that quick lunch.
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History of Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort, Uyo Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort, Uyo. Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort aims to give you the perfect holiday experience in Akwa Ibom state, with emphasis on relaxation and leisure. With a world class golf course, tennis court and swimming pool, you are bound to leave feeling refreshed. Security/Safety of Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort, Uyo This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort, Uyo, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Swimwear Golf equipment Tennis equipment Things to do while at Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort, Uyo Before heading to Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort, Uyo, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Have a memorable golfing experience at the 18-hole golf course Enjoy the lush greenery and fauna of Uyo Best Features Every time you set your eyes on the resort, you are overwhelmed by a sense of completeness. One can explore nature in its fullness, and at the same time have fun and relax. Writer's Review Situated amidst rich palm forest vegetation, this magnificent hotel on 174 hectares of land connotes peace and serenity complemented by its original atmosphere. Most common visitors Business travelers, families, golfers and vacationers. "First time in the resort was exceptionally wonderful,the whole environment is pleasant and wonderful. I am actually considering the possibility of having a family vacation in the resort." - YJ "Spent a beautiful Christmas holiday with my family here last year. It was a wonderful experience. The bicycle rides, the leisure walks in the evenings, or just relaxing by the poolside is an experience I will repeat. The lobby ambiance, rooms and dinning meets with standards expected of this class of resort anywhere in the world. Looking forward for a repeat visit with my family." - Omabviroru
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History of Silver Lounge Silver Lounge. Beautifully designed to give customers a great environment to dine, lounge and party, this is a premium and high-end restaurant and lounge. Security/Safety of Silver Lounge This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Silver Lounge, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Cash or Debit/Credit card Camera to capture the adventures of the night and lovely sights Best Features Committed to providing excellent service and offering guests the best of what the expect, this is a spectacular lounge with a nice bar, creative and delicious menu, and a high-taste yet cool environment. Dining is served up with an extensive a la carte menu featuring a medley of Italian, International and Sushi specialties. Lights and sounds were done with a unique balance that could be transformed at the touch of a button into nights to be remembered. Giant screens project sports events, music videos or the latest news you do not want to miss. Writer's Review The decor is simple but eye catching. You will be welcome immediately by the warm atmosphere that will give you a belonging feeling. A DJ is on standby overlooking the whole restaurant and ready to manage live performances or music. A really chill spot if you are the luxurious type. Straight up the best lounge in the city of Uyo. Perfect environment and perfect service-Joshua Attah For individual or group outing, casual chills or parties, Silver Lounge is the place of choice-Bashiru Ismail Babatunde
About Akwa Ibom State University It is a State-owned and governed higher institution of learning, practising a multi-campus system with its main campus at Ikot Akpaden, Mkpat Enin LGA, and a second campus situated at Obio Akpa, Oruk Anam LGA. The University was originally established as a University of Technology, but the State Government after proper deliberations modified it into a conventional University whose focus is not just Technology and Applied science, but Arts as well. The Law leading to the establishment of the University was passed in 2009, but it didn't open its doors to its first set of students until 2010. Akwa Ibom State University, also called AKSU has about six (6) faculties spread across its campuses, offering accredited departmental courses in relevant fields. Akwa Ibom State University Faculties And Courses Offered The University has about six (6) faculties offering accredited departmental courses. Care to know what course falls under what faculty? Find a list below: Faculty of Arts English and Literary Studies Religious and International Studies Performing Arts Faculty of Education Mathematics Education Physics Education Biology Education Integrated Science Education Faculty of Engineering Chemical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Agricultural Engineering Civil Engineering Marine/Naval Architecture Engineering, e.t.c Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences Computer Science Mathematics and Statistics Mathematics Science Botany Geology Genetics and Biotechnology Microbiology Zoology... Faculty of Agriculture Agricultural Economics and Extension Soil Science Crop Science Animal Science, e.t.c. Faculty of Social and Management Sciences Business Administration Business Management Political Science Accounting. Akwa Ibom State University Admission Requirements Although there are specific admission requirements based on faculties or prefered course. There are still some general requirements set by the institution for prospective applicants in various levels. We’ve compiled useful details about the general admission requirements. Find them below: AKSU Admission Requirements For Undergraduates 100 Level Entry Students: Applicants must possess a minimum of five (5) credit passes in SSCE/GCE O’LEVEL/NECO/NABTEB or equivalents at no more than two (2) sittings obtained in subjects relevant to the proposed field of study. The 5 credits must compulsorily be in Mathematics, English and 3 other related subjects. In addition, candidates must register, sit for and attain the prescribed cut-off mark (usually 180/200) in UTME, and also prepare for a screening process organized by the school. 200 Level (Direct-entry) Students: Prospective students must have a National Diploma, which should come from a recognized institution in Nigeria. Candidates are required to have a Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in a subject(s) related to the proposed field of study with a minimum of one unit and two (2) advanced level passes. Applicants must also register with JAMB for Direct-entry registration. The University website is a tool which provides up to date information targeted at verified students and members of the institution and can be found at aksu.edu.ng . Facilities At The University AKSU is home to the facilities available in any higher institution of learning. The University has gone out of its way to provide a conducive environment for both staffs and students providing them facilities such as lecture halls and theatres, conference rooms, a library, faculty blocks, relaxation centres, administrative buildings, canteens and cafeterias, hostel accommodation, staff quarters, sports facilities, multipurpose halls and lots more. Things To Know About Akwa Ibom State University For travellers who intend to visit and prospective students of the institution, here are a few things to know: Safety The University campuses are located in a secure environment. Individuals are still advised to be vigilant. When To Visit AKSU is open to study and inquiries, during office hours on weekdays. What To Bring Before heading out to the University, here are a few helpful things to come along with: Books and Educational Materials Personal effects A valid means of identification Akwa Ibom State University School Fees School fees for entry-level students have been released by the University for the 2017/2018 academic session, and it’s awesome to know that the fees are relatively cheap compared to other state Universities in the country. Nevertheless, it's a growing trend that school fees for indigenes would be lesser than that of non-indigenes for almost all state-owned institutions. Find the school fees schedule for fresh students at the University below: Indigenes: N53,000 per session Non-indigenes: N73,000 per session. More details about the school fees and mode of payment can be found on the University’s student portal. Writer’s Review Akwa Ibom State University stands as an institution aimed at academic excellence. It’s definitely one to recommend if you seek to further your academic career in an institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge and better service.
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