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IS THE NEW 100 NAIRA NOTE A PRIORITY?

President Jonathan unveils the new centinary 100 Naira note, Wednesday, and this is yet another action of his that has got tongues wagging. Some say amidst the persisting problem of insecurity threatening the lives of Nigerians on a daily basis, the least the President should think of should not even …

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GOVERNMENT DEBUNKS DEATH, STAMPEDE REPORTS AT STADIUM OPENING

Akwa Ibom State government has debunked rumours of deaths and stampede during the opening ceremony of the ultra modern Ibom international stadium in Uyo. The Commissioner for Information and Communications, Mr. Aniekan Umanah, speaking on the news making the rounds in the social media that two deaths were recorded due …

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Uncommon Stampede at Akwa Ibom International Stadium

Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Health, Dr Emem Bassey confirmed to News men that there was stampede incident recorded today at the stadium. In His word “I was told that two persons have been taken to the hospital, there are perhaps people who were fighting at the gate in their …

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TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE HONOURABLE COMMISSIONER FOR INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS, MR. ANIEKAN UMANAH, FNIM, ON THE COMMISSIONING OF UYO INTERNATIONAL STADIUM SLATED FOR FRIDAY, 7TH NOVEMBER, 2014.

It is indeed a great honour to address you today on behalf of the government of Akwa Ibom State.  The purpose of this conference is for me to intimate you on the line-up of activities for the inauguration of the magnificent 30,000-capacity Uyo International Stadium by His Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Ebele …

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