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Gambari: Buy One, Get One Free

Gambari: Buy One, Get One Free

By Ray Ekpu Since 1999 Nigeria has had four Chiefs of Staff who served four of our Presidents. Retired Major General Abdullahi Mohammed served Chief Olusegun Obasanjo for all of his eight years in office and one year of Umaru ...

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COVID 19 PANDEMIC: Maritime Academy Of Nigeria Sets Pace In Virtual Learning Modalities

COVID 19 PANDEMIC: Maritime Academy Of Nigeria Sets Pace In Virtual Learning Modalities

By Edet Okpo Imagine that while every other school in the country have shut down completely and hanging their hopes on uncertainties, the story of the Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), is enviably different for the good reason! Typical of ...

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Prof. Eno Ibanga Reappointment: Law Vindicates VC, Gov. Udom

Prof. Eno Ibanga Reappointment: Law Vindicates VC, Gov. Udom

By Saviour Ekpe The issue regarding the Akwa Ibom State University, the Vice-Chancellor of the revered citadel of learning, Prof. Eno Ibanga and the Executive Governor of our dear Akwa Ibom, Mr. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel has received media and legal ...

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COVID-19: A’Ibom CP Edgal Leads Service Chiefs for Compliance

COVID-19: A’Ibom CP Edgal Leads Service Chiefs for Compliance

… As sit-at-home tightens By Saviour Ekpe In compliance with the sit-at-home order of the Akwa Ibom State Government restricting vehicular movement and that of persons within the shores of the state as a means of contending the deadly virus, ...

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How Aging could be manipulated –  Scientists

How Aging could be manipulated –  Scientists

The mechanisms that extend lifespan in humans are poorly understood. Here we show that extended longevity in humans is associated with a distinct transcriptome signature in the cerebral cortex that is characterized by down regulation of genes related to neural ...

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Africa is already a role model for gender diversity – Osoka

Africa is already a role model for gender diversity – Osoka

The 8th Africa Forum will take place on the 9th and 10th of March 2020 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, immediately after International Women’s Day. The timing may be coincidental, but the topic of women is at the top of the ...

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Challenges Hindering the Development of Modern Urban Centres in Nigeria

Challenges Hindering the Development of Modern Urban Centres in Nigeria

By Temitope Olumoyin It is undeniable that the people residing in certain metropolitan areas in Nigeria suffer from basic needs such as affordable housing provision, poor water management facilities, epileptic electricity supply, high crime rate, food insecurity, unemployment, inadequate waste ...

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Ewet Hotels, Sorry, Housing Estate!

Ewet Hotels, Sorry, Housing Estate!

By Udeme Nana The man, Bassey Udofia, snr. has been out of Akwa Ibom for three decades and on learning that the plot of land which he “bought” about that time in Ewet housing estate now belonged to another person, ...

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I’m not Media Shy – Speaker AKHA

I’m not Media Shy – Speaker AKHA

By Saviour Ekpe The Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Hon. Aniekan Bassey has debunked rumours making the rounds that he is media shy and that he cannot face the media. Hon. Bassey who heads the 7th ...

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Parental Perspective on Girl Child Upbringing

By Glory Eyo “I can called my eldest daughter now to know the state of the house but I wouldn’t. I don’t want to spoil her by giving her phone at this age. Children have spoiled a great deal these ...

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