About Ibeno Beach Ibeno beach, which stretches 45km from Ibeno to James Town, Akwa Ibom, is the longest beach in Africa. Ibeno beach is one of the beaches on the Atlantic Ocean, and it's located in Ibeno local government, Akwa Ibom state, southeastern Nigeria. Ibeno beach is highly rated because of its peaceful and safe surroundings. It is the most popular beach in Akwa Ibom. Although Ibeno is now a popular tourist atttraction because of its beach, the area has some history too. Ibeno was the landing site for one of the most successful christian missions in Nigeria - the Qua Iboe christian mission from Scotland which arrived in the early 20th century. Relics of that missionary expedition also attract tourists to the area. In 2013, the federal government constructed the Ibeno bridge to attract tourists and improve other economic activities in the area. Safety As ExxonMobil operational headquarters is at Qua Iboe terminal, Ibeno, seasoned guards patrol the area 24/7 to keep visitors safe and to ensure orderliness. Things to Do Tourists can enjoy a stroll along the beach, play beach soccer, also have fun at water sports and boating. What to Bring Before heading to Ibeno beach here are some things to go along with; Flip flops, sun screen, face cap, swim wear, head gear, sports wear, a camera to take pictures with the view of the beach. Best Features The beach itself is a must see as it is the longest beach in Africa. The beach has a bridge which was built by the federal government. Best Time to Visit The best time to visit is during the weekend, public holidays or during festive periods. Most Common Visitors Most people you will find here are tourists, families, couples, class groups, fun lovers. Why You Should Visit To relax after a long week at the office, for family bonding.
Akwa Ibom International Stadium
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.
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
Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Centre
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.
Ibom Specialist Hospital
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'
This state owned library is West Africa's first digital library, and one of the biggest digital libraries in Africa.
Play Terrace Lounge and Bar (Members Only)
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.
This is a casual setting Chinese restaurant with a Bush bar that caters to the classy residents, bringing a cosmopolitan dining atmosphere to Uyo.
Akwa Ibom International Airport
Akwa Ibom International Airport is one of the landmark projects which attracted accolades to then Governor Godswill Akpabio administration
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.
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.
Beautifully designed to give customers a great environment to dine, lounge and party, this is a premium and high-end restaurant and lounge.
Akwa Ibom State University
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.
Silverbird Cinema, Uyo
Popcorn and snacks? Check. Your friends and family? Check. Latest and newest movies making the airways? Check. Comfy chairs with the perfect audio/visual settings for the best cinematic experience? Check. All these and more is what Silverbird Cinemas offer all day long, and they do well to deliver beyond your expectations.
National Gallery of Art, Uyo
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