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  1. Ekere promises to domesticate FG social intervention programmes in Akwa IbomRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Vanguard

    The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives' Congress for Akwa Ibom State, Obong Nsima Ekere, has promised to domesticate in the state all Federal Government social intervention programmes if elected governor next year. He made the promise during the flag off of the vocational skill training and empowerment programme for women and youths organized by the National Directorate of Employment in collaboration with the Future Assured Programme, the pet project of the Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, and the office of the representative of Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Godswill Akpabio, at his campaign grounds in Uyo.

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  2. Gov. Emmanuel inaugurates rice mill in A'IbomRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has inaugurated a rice mill in Ini Local Government Area of the state to boost food production. He said the establishment of the rice mill was part of his administration's resolve to ensure that with time, 80 per cent of staple food consumed by Akwa Ibom people, was produced in the state.

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  3. Nigeria: Pengassan Vows to Resist Sale of RefineriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | AllAfrica.com

    The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria , has vowed to resist the sale of the nation's refineries even as they remained comatose. The union was obviously referring to declarations by some presidential candidates of their plans to sell the refineries as a way of reeving up domestic production of petroleum products and stem corruption associated with unending Turn Around Maintenance , if they win the next presidential election.

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  4. I'll continue to speak for A'Ibom, says AkpabioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Vanguard

    Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio has declared that he was representing the entire Akwa Ibom state and not only Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District he was elected to represent at the Red Chamber. Senator Akpabio who spoke at Ukana, in Essien Udim council, said his constituency projects have been spread across the three senatorial districts, saying: ''I am not only a Senator representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District.

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  5. Intensive Patient Education Improves Glycaemic Control in Diabetes...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 10 | CiteULike

    Diabetes is now a global epidemic, but most cases are now in low- and middle-income countries. Diabetes self-management education is key to enabling patients to manage their chronic condition and can reduce the occurrence of costly and devastating complications.

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  6. Nasarawa SWAN chairman urges states to present joint hosting bids for future NSFsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Vanguard

    Cheke Emmanuel, a sports stakeholder, on Sunday in Abuja urged less-endowed states to present joint hosting bids for future editions of the National Sports Festival . Emmanuel, who is the Chairman of Nasarawa State chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria , said that this was highly necessary now.

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  7. Ikeogu Oke: The poet who penned his own epitaphRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Vanguard

    When news about the passing away of Nigeria's celebrated poet, Ikeogu Oke, broke last week, not many people believed it was true considering that he was consistent in the public sphere as a celebrity since winning the 2017 Nigeria Prize for Literature for his poetry collection, "The Heresiad". The late Ikeogu Oke was 51 years of age before his sudden death on the 24th of November 2018.

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  8. C' River Govt. invites presidential candidates to Calabar CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Vanguard

    Cross River Government has invited all the presidential candidates of the political parties for the 2019 general elections to take a week-long vacation from campaigns and participate in the 2018 Calabar Carnival. Cross River Governor, Ben Ayade, extended the invitation to the presidential candidates on Sunday, while flagging off the third and last dry-run of the carnival with the titled: "Africanism.'

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  9. REVEALED: '70m Nigerians need housing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Vanguard

    Mr Mustapha Shehuri, the Minister of State 1 for Power, Works and Housing, has expressed concerns over lack of housing for more than 70 million Nigerians. Shehuri who made the disclosure in Calabar on Sunday in an interview with newsmen said " the development was worrisome to the Federal Government.'

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  10. Isaac Success story: Watford striker out to prove old boss Marco Silva wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Daily Mail

    Football fights back: Ferdinand calls for NFL-style protests after footage appears to show Sterling being called a 'f****** black c***' at Stamford Bridge - while Wright insists 'the bad old days are back' Son shines bright for Tottenham as he and Alli take centre stage in Kane's absence to put Leicester to the sword and keep pace at the top of the table Chelsea secure shock win over champions City as Kante and Luiz bring Guardiola's side back to earth with a bump and allow Liverpool to move point clear at the top 'I thought Puel was as confused as his players today': Jenas slams Leicester boss for tactics in defeat by Tottenham Life under Marco Silva had lost its shine and Isaac Success feared his Premier League dream was over before it had really began.

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  11. N'Delta leaders draw battle line in UyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Vanguard

    NIGER Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of traditional rulers, elders, leaders and stakeholders of coastal states of Niger-Delta, has laid down the irreducible conditions any political party and its presidential candidate must attain, to get the support of the people of the oil-rich region in the 2019 general elections. The group, which converged on Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom state, last weekend, for a consultative parley on core issues affecting the region and way forward, reviewed the current happenings in the region, policies and actions of the Federal Government and gave no standing ovation to President Muhammadu Buhari.

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  12. Navy arrests 3 Cameroonians, 16 others over 834 bags of smuggled riceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Vanguard

    NO fewer than 834 bags of smuggled parboiled rice worth over N13m were confiscated from 19 suspects by operatives of the Nigerian Navy in Calabar, Cross River state capital. The Acting Commander of NNS Victory, Navy Captain Ajomabi Oride, disclosed that the suspects were arrested on Parrot Island along Bonny Channel Wednesday.

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  13. Protesters threaten to shutdown ExxonMobil's oil facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Vanguard

    Youths in Akwa Ibom have blocked the ExxonMobil facilities in Eket with a coffin to protest against the recent events in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly. The youths, who threatened to shutdown oil production, accused the police and indeed the Federal Government for supporting the invasion of the House by the five APC lawmakers.

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  14. Akwa-Ibom to host 26th NMMA Grand ProgrammeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Vanguard

    The 26th NMMA Grand Annual Media Excellence Programme will hold in Akwa-Ibom state, Nigeria between 13th and 16th December, 2018. The coming event will make Akwa-Ibom the eleventh state to host the Grand Media Excellence Proramme outside Lagos, the media-city.

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  15. Actress Ini Edo trolls Omoni Oboli for missing her 'bestie' Uche Jombo's movie premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Ghanamma.com

    Nigerian actress Ini Edo born in Akwa Ibom has slammed Omoni Oboli, who took to Instagram to pen down a post after missing Uche Jombo's movie premiere in United States. Hey lover 👋🏽♥️ Still on set and hoping and praying to finish on time so I can join you in celebration of your latest movie #HeavenOnMyMind @uchejombo You know I got nothing but immense love for you...alas the show must go on! PS: Can someone take me back to Dubai already? The amount of stress I've gone through this period! Pls you people should help me beg @kalanne_fubara @visitdubai.af.

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  16. Use of security agents for political gains worry, N/Delta eldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Vanguard

    By Harris-Okon Emmanuel & Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo Niger Delta elders and leaders have expressed worry over the use of federal government agents particularly the Nigerian police force to allegedly destabilize the existing peace in the region in recent times. Security Meeting with House Members: From left, Director General of Department of State Service , Lawal Daura, Minister of Interior Gen.

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  17. Nigeria: Use of Security Agents for Political Gains Worry, N/Delta EldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | AllAfrica.com

    Niger Delta elders and leaders have expressed worry over the use of federal government agents particularly the Nigerian police force to allegedly destabilize the existing peace in the region in recent times. Speaking during a consultative meeting of the forum with South south leaders on Friday in Uyo , Akwa Ibom state capital National leader Pan Niger Delta Forum Chief Edwin Clark said he is worried at the increasing trend of desecrating national institutions, particularly the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Police Force in using them for political gains.

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  18. The huge debt burden and how we got there (2)Eric Teniola, Lagos,...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 30 | Nigeriaworld

    In the black market it was running close to N50 per $1US dollar, that is if you can get it to buy. The official rate of N22 per dollar stayed throughout the tenure of General Sanni Abacha.

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  19. Banky W reveals striking details about parents as campaign hots upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | Vanguard

    RnB singer, Banky W shocked the entertainment world recently when he announced he would be contesting in the 2019 election under Modern Democratic Party, a political party founded in 2017 by a consortium of youth associations which pushed for the Not Too Young To Vote bill. Wellington, 37, said he's running for a seat in the Federal House of representatives, Eti-Osa LGA, Lagos where he says 'there's need for renewed hope and results, just like the rest of Nigeria'.

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  20. Presidential Panel moves to recover $20m, landed property for NPARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Vanguard

    The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property SPIP said it has initiated action towards recovery of over $20million owed the Nigerian Ports Authority NPA by some unnamed entities. Head, Media and Communications of the panel, Lucie-Ann Member Laha in a statement Thursday in Abuja explained that "the said money is unremitted revenue of NPA domiciled in Heritage Bank PLC".

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