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Governor Udom Emmanuel’s investment in youths needs support – Ephraim Inyangeyen

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Commissioner for Works, Akwa Ibom State, Mr Ephraim Inyangeyen has reiterated his commitment to support any initiative aimed at capacity building for youths, positing that, this policy is his mission in complimenting the tremendous investment in youths development by his boss, Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel.

Speaking during the Graduation ceremony for beneficiaries of the Three months Computer / ICT Training programme powered by him (Inyangeyen), for Onna youths, under the auspices of the Intercontinental Friends Multi – Purpose Co-operative Society at the  Council Hall, Abat, Onna Local Government Area, Commissioner Inyangeyen said, he was inspired by the efforts of Governor Udom Emmanuel to facilitate the training for the youths to acquire computer literacy.

The works Commissioner while congratulating them, also charged the graduands to avoid deploying the knowledge acquired for cyber crimes or committing fraud, urging them to rather, engage in honest practice and services, maintaining that, this remains the best way to make genuine and sustainable progress in life business or any career.

Commissioner Inyangeyen used the opportunity to thank Governor Emmanuel for the opportunity given him to serve in his government, adding that, this privilege has afforded him the opportunity to add value to his community and the state at large.

He also pledged to partner with the Council Chairman, Hon. Imoh Attat, to facilitate a six months training for Onna youths in Oil and Gas technology and urged youths to brace up for the challenge.

Earlier in his address, the President of Intercontinental Friends Multi purpose Co-operative Society limited, Barrister Linus Ukpong, commended Mr Inyangeyen for his magnanimity in sponsoring the training, which he described as a demonstration of his love for the Youths of Onna Local Government Area.

Barrister Ukpong also congratulated the participants, especially the eventual graduands for becoming victorious against all odds at the end of the training. He disclosed that, the participants who were drawn from the twelve Wards of the Local Government, are equipped with basic computer awareness and operational skills in computer use and applications, and are therefore qualified to work in any office that requires computer experience.

Barrister Ukpong observed that the with the successful graduation, Commissioner Inyangeyen has registered a milestone as an icon of youths empowerment and development in Onna Local Government Area and Akwa Ibom State in general. He stressed that, the initiative was in line with Governor Emmanuel’s mission of personal /community development as enunciated in the Dakkada creed.

Goodwill messages were given by the Council Chairman, Hon. Imoh Attat and a former Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State Chapter, Mr Anietie Ekong.

Hon. Attat commended the sponsor for the sacrifice he has made in putting in so much to fund the training of the Youths, pleading with him and other privileged sons and daughters of Onna to invest in the people and emulate the good example of Commissioner Inyangeyen.

A total of eighty one youths who successfully graduated were issued their Certificates. Ten best graduating students received brand new laptops, while the best graduating student got a cash prize of two hundred thousand naira, with the first and second runner up carting away cash prizes of one hundred thousand and fifty thousand naira respectively.

A cross section of the trainees including Ubokudom Ntiense Evans, Etoro Udofot Idiok and Idara Akpan Frank all of who spoke with newsmen expressed gratitude to God and special thanks to the sponsor for the opportunity.

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Amaechi Vows To Release Names Of Those Sabotaging Security

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Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that cabals are frustrating the recently approved $198m maritime security contract.

Amaechi vowed to publicly mention names of saboteurs while speaking at a Maritime Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum held in Warri, Delta State on Thursday.

He said “Reason, why vessels will not come to the Eastern ports, is because there is war insurance due to insecurity in the ports here.

“The war insurance means if the goods cost N10,000 in Lagos, it will cost N20,000 here because there is an extra cost on it due to Insecurity issues. Even as a minister, I can’t enter a boat ride from Warri to Port Harcourt due to insecurity issues, but I can move around Lagos at any time of the day.

“I once asked a former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, why people from Anambra don’t import from Port Harcourt port, and he said it cost less to import from Lagos and move to Onitsha even with the price they pay on the road. It is cheaper to import from Lagos to Aba, yet Aba to Port Harcourt is a 30-minute drive.

“For shipowners, you need to do a petition to Mr President. The President approved a contract of $195m for maritime security, but there are people in the system sabotaging the contract because it will restore security in the water. I won’t say who they are until it gets out of control. We are still battling for the contract to take place, but if it gets out of place, we will name them publicly, including the security people involved.

“There are people who make billions of Dollars from the insecurity on the water, so they don’t want security on the water because if we secure the water, all their rubbish will go.

“There are businesses which provide the vessel for oil companies in the name of providing security. The moment we secure the water, they are out of jobs?

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Prison Officer Brutalizes Son, Injures Him For Playing Football (Graphic)

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According to a photographer who shared photos of a teenage boy brutalized by his father, almost went into coma after he sustained a deep injury on his head, just for playing football.

The Nigerian Prisons staff beats his son from 7:00pm till 2:30 am, says report.

See what the photographer/Instagram user wrote..

This happened at Oluwatedo area of Ibadan, Mr Adepoju Biodun is married with three kids,he works with Nigerian prison service Agodi,ibadan.his eldest child is Israel, On 16th February 2018 Israel went to play football and after the football his father beat him from 7:00pm till 2:30am in the early hours of Saturday till he sustained a deep cut on his head with blood everywhere in the house.his the appropriate way to correct or chastise our child. This is beyond chastisement. Israel was beaten to coma before he was later rushed to Don Bosco specialist hospital Ogungbade. I will soon upload the surface area of the deep cut as soon as they open it.his siblings also tolu and praise served severe punishment, they were relieved as soon as Israel was rushed to the hospital. Please share until the appropriate authorities sees this especially Nigerian prisons, UNICEF. #UNICEF #law #crazyfather #ibadan #opayemioludayo
#tolanialli #bayoomoboriowo #michaelomoboriowophotography #ajimobi #florenceajimobi #lawyer #nigerianprison #nigerianprison #freshfm #splashfm #inspirationfm

Beating for your son for playing football? My God.

Someone please remind him how much Neymar is worth per week!!! Kaii

There is another angle to look at this… No father in his right mind would do this to his own son!!! This is a clear case MENTAL ILLNESS/TRUMA probably due to the nature of his work. I am not a psychologist but I know in that in Nigeria  we lack the culture of looking out for the signs of mental fatigue amongst our workers in all sector. Military /Paramilitary have no proper way of been evaluated for any form of work trauma. This man could be having or experiencing trauma as the result of the nature of his job. May God help him and his family.

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UYO STATE LAWMAKER RESCUES PUPILS AGAIN …DONATES DESKS TO SCHOOL

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The member representing Uyo State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Monday Eyo Okon, on Friday, donated 120 desks to the pupils of Government Primary School, Aka Offot, Uyo Local Government Area.

Hon. Monday Eyo who described Education as a bedrock of any society, and for any society to make progress, stated that when the foundation that is the primary level of education is well laid, motivated and properly activated, the child who is at the centre of learning is well prepared, informed and sharpened for the future both mentally and physically.

Headmaster of the School, Mr. Simon Edet Eyo, alongside the Village Head of Aka 1, Eteidung Francis, Hon. Kufre Mendi, while receiving the Lawmaker, commended him for his kind gesture and rapid response to the plight of the pupils within the short notice of time.

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PDP RESPONSIBLE FOR FUEL HIKE- Don Etiebet …BLAMES OBJ,JONATHAN FOR OIL SPILLS IN NIGER DELTA

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Former Petroleum Minister Chief Don Etiebet says the current fuel crisis in Nigeria is caused by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.

Speaking in an interview in Uyo, Chief Etiebet the APC leader in Akwa Ibom explained that the petroleum distribution in Nigeria is controlled by PDP members who are causing the fuel hike to project President Muhammadu Buhari as a failure.

Buhari is the substantive Ministet of Petroleum in Nigeria.

“Who are still controlling the petroleum distribution in Nigeria; it is still the original PDP marketers.”

He attributed the fuel hike to the impending elections in the country, saying it is an attempt by the PDP marketers to discredit APC.

 “Election time is coming and they are doing all kinds of thing for petrol not to be available, and what do they want? They want increase I petrol price so that they can use that against APC”

Etiebet, who was minister of petroleum under Gen. Sani Abacha attributed all oil spill in the South-South Zone to illegal bunkering.

He said illegal bunkering in Nigeria where sponsored by the previous Government OF Chief Olusegu Obasanjo and Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

“Many Government in the past even up to the last Government have been supporting illegal bunkering; please quote me, I am the former minister for petroleum and I know the details”

On the proposed reintroduction of onshore/offshore oil dichotomy by the APC restructuring Committee, Dr. Etiebet said there was nothing wrong with the committee report.

“ I believe what the committee meant maybe oil discovered or produced outside that isoba boundary.”

He assured that president buhari has done well for Akwa Ibom with the development programme been seen in all part  Akwa Ibom state and urged Akwa Ibom people to rally round him for the re-election of President Buhari in 2019

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The NANS JCC Chairman Comrade. Ekanem Utibe seeks for partnership with wema bank

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****Pleads with Bank to erect an Atm machine at heritage polytechnic and other tertiary institution in state
Akwa Ibom State NANS JCC Chairman Comrade Ekanem Utibe, accompanied by the Secretary General Comr. Akanimo Ifiokonon, Director of sports Comr. Akan Udom, P. R. O Comr.  Kokoette Udom and Enoima Monday Udosoh Monday, were today received by the Dir of Special Duty of WEMA BANK Mr Victor Akpan at Eket LGA branch who directed to the office of the branch service manager.
The chairman appealed to the bank management to assist the students community by erecting an Atm Machine at the campus for the benefit of Nigerian students and the bank. 
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Governor Udom Emmanuel’s investment in youths needs support – Ephraim Inyangeyen

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Commissioner for Works, Akwa Ibom State, Mr Ephraim Inyangeyen has reiterated his commitment to support any initiative aimed at capacity building for youths, positing that, this policy is his mission in complimenting the tremendous investment in youths development by his boss, Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel.

Speaking during the Graduation ceremony for beneficiaries of the Three months Computer / ICT Training programme powered by him (Inyangeyen), for Onna youths, under the auspices of the Intercontinental Friends Multi – Purpose Co-operative Society at the  Council Hall, Abat, Onna Local Government Area, Commissioner Inyangeyen said, he was inspired by the efforts of Governor Udom Emmanuel to facilitate the training for the youths to acquire computer literacy.

The works Commissioner while congratulating them, also charged the graduands to avoid deploying the knowledge acquired for cyber crimes or committing fraud, urging them to rather, engage in honest practice and services, maintaining that, this remains the best way to make genuine and sustainable progress in life business or any career.

Commissioner Inyangeyen used the opportunity to thank Governor Emmanuel for the opportunity given him to serve in his government, adding that, this privilege has afforded him the opportunity to add value to his community and the state at large.

He also pledged to partner with the Council Chairman, Hon. Imoh Attat, to facilitate a six months training for Onna youths in Oil and Gas technology and urged youths to brace up for the challenge.

Earlier in his address, the President of Intercontinental Friends Multi purpose Co-operative Society limited, Barrister Linus Ukpong, commended Mr Inyangeyen for his magnanimity in sponsoring the training, which he described as a demonstration of his love for the Youths of Onna Local Government Area.

Barrister Ukpong also congratulated the participants, especially the eventual graduands for becoming victorious against all odds at the end of the training. He disclosed that, the participants who were drawn from the twelve Wards of the Local Government, are equipped with basic computer awareness and operational skills in computer use and applications, and are therefore qualified to work in any office that requires computer experience.

Barrister Ukpong observed that the with the successful graduation, Commissioner Inyangeyen has registered a milestone as an icon of youths empowerment and development in Onna Local Government Area and Akwa Ibom State in general. He stressed that, the initiative was in line with Governor Emmanuel’s mission of personal /community development as enunciated in the Dakkada creed.

Goodwill messages were given by the Council Chairman, Hon. Imoh Attat and a former Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State Chapter, Mr Anietie Ekong.

Hon. Attat commended the sponsor for the sacrifice he has made in putting in so much to fund the training of the Youths, pleading with him and other privileged sons and daughters of Onna to invest in the people and emulate the good example of Commissioner Inyangeyen.

A total of eighty one youths who successfully graduated were issued their Certificates. Ten best graduating students received brand new laptops, while the best graduating student got a cash prize of two hundred thousand naira, with the first and second runner up carting away cash prizes of one hundred thousand and fifty thousand naira respectively.

A cross section of the trainees including Ubokudom Ntiense Evans, Etoro Udofot Idiok and Idara Akpan Frank all of who spoke with newsmen expressed gratitude to God and special thanks to the sponsor for the opportunity.

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Amaechi Vows To Release Names Of Those Sabotaging Security

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Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that cabals are frustrating the recently approved $198m maritime security contract.

Amaechi vowed to publicly mention names of saboteurs while speaking at a Maritime Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum held in Warri, Delta State on Thursday.

He said “Reason, why vessels will not come to the Eastern ports, is because there is war insurance due to insecurity in the ports here.

“The war insurance means if the goods cost N10,000 in Lagos, it will cost N20,000 here because there is an extra cost on it due to Insecurity issues. Even as a minister, I can’t enter a boat ride from Warri to Port Harcourt due to insecurity issues, but I can move around Lagos at any time of the day.

“I once asked a former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, why people from Anambra don’t import from Port Harcourt port, and he said it cost less to import from Lagos and move to Onitsha even with the price they pay on the road. It is cheaper to import from Lagos to Aba, yet Aba to Port Harcourt is a 30-minute drive.

“For shipowners, you need to do a petition to Mr President. The President approved a contract of $195m for maritime security, but there are people in the system sabotaging the contract because it will restore security in the water. I won’t say who they are until it gets out of control. We are still battling for the contract to take place, but if it gets out of place, we will name them publicly, including the security people involved.

“There are people who make billions of Dollars from the insecurity on the water, so they don’t want security on the water because if we secure the water, all their rubbish will go.

“There are businesses which provide the vessel for oil companies in the name of providing security. The moment we secure the water, they are out of jobs?

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Prison Officer Brutalizes Son, Injures Him For Playing Football (Graphic)

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According to a photographer who shared photos of a teenage boy brutalized by his father, almost went into coma after he sustained a deep injury on his head, just for playing football.

The Nigerian Prisons staff beats his son from 7:00pm till 2:30 am, says report.

See what the photographer/Instagram user wrote..

This happened at Oluwatedo area of Ibadan, Mr Adepoju Biodun is married with three kids,he works with Nigerian prison service Agodi,ibadan.his eldest child is Israel, On 16th February 2018 Israel went to play football and after the football his father beat him from 7:00pm till 2:30am in the early hours of Saturday till he sustained a deep cut on his head with blood everywhere in the house.his the appropriate way to correct or chastise our child. This is beyond chastisement. Israel was beaten to coma before he was later rushed to Don Bosco specialist hospital Ogungbade. I will soon upload the surface area of the deep cut as soon as they open it.his siblings also tolu and praise served severe punishment, they were relieved as soon as Israel was rushed to the hospital. Please share until the appropriate authorities sees this especially Nigerian prisons, UNICEF. #UNICEF #law #crazyfather #ibadan #opayemioludayo
#tolanialli #bayoomoboriowo #michaelomoboriowophotography #ajimobi #florenceajimobi #lawyer #nigerianprison #nigerianprison #freshfm #splashfm #inspirationfm

Beating for your son for playing football? My God.

Someone please remind him how much Neymar is worth per week!!! Kaii

There is another angle to look at this… No father in his right mind would do this to his own son!!! This is a clear case MENTAL ILLNESS/TRUMA probably due to the nature of his work. I am not a psychologist but I know in that in Nigeria  we lack the culture of looking out for the signs of mental fatigue amongst our workers in all sector. Military /Paramilitary have no proper way of been evaluated for any form of work trauma. This man could be having or experiencing trauma as the result of the nature of his job. May God help him and his family.

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UYO STATE LAWMAKER RESCUES PUPILS AGAIN …DONATES DESKS TO SCHOOL

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The member representing Uyo State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Monday Eyo Okon, on Friday, donated 120 desks to the pupils of Government Primary School, Aka Offot, Uyo Local Government Area.

Hon. Monday Eyo who described Education as a bedrock of any society, and for any society to make progress, stated that when the foundation that is the primary level of education is well laid, motivated and properly activated, the child who is at the centre of learning is well prepared, informed and sharpened for the future both mentally and physically.

Headmaster of the School, Mr. Simon Edet Eyo, alongside the Village Head of Aka 1, Eteidung Francis, Hon. Kufre Mendi, while receiving the Lawmaker, commended him for his kind gesture and rapid response to the plight of the pupils within the short notice of time.

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PDP RESPONSIBLE FOR FUEL HIKE- Don Etiebet …BLAMES OBJ,JONATHAN FOR OIL SPILLS IN NIGER DELTA

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Former Petroleum Minister Chief Don Etiebet says the current fuel crisis in Nigeria is caused by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party.

Speaking in an interview in Uyo, Chief Etiebet the APC leader in Akwa Ibom explained that the petroleum distribution in Nigeria is controlled by PDP members who are causing the fuel hike to project President Muhammadu Buhari as a failure.

Buhari is the substantive Ministet of Petroleum in Nigeria.

“Who are still controlling the petroleum distribution in Nigeria; it is still the original PDP marketers.”

He attributed the fuel hike to the impending elections in the country, saying it is an attempt by the PDP marketers to discredit APC.

 “Election time is coming and they are doing all kinds of thing for petrol not to be available, and what do they want? They want increase I petrol price so that they can use that against APC”

Etiebet, who was minister of petroleum under Gen. Sani Abacha attributed all oil spill in the South-South Zone to illegal bunkering.

He said illegal bunkering in Nigeria where sponsored by the previous Government OF Chief Olusegu Obasanjo and Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

“Many Government in the past even up to the last Government have been supporting illegal bunkering; please quote me, I am the former minister for petroleum and I know the details”

On the proposed reintroduction of onshore/offshore oil dichotomy by the APC restructuring Committee, Dr. Etiebet said there was nothing wrong with the committee report.

“ I believe what the committee meant maybe oil discovered or produced outside that isoba boundary.”

He assured that president buhari has done well for Akwa Ibom with the development programme been seen in all part  Akwa Ibom state and urged Akwa Ibom people to rally round him for the re-election of President Buhari in 2019

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The NANS JCC Chairman Comrade. Ekanem Utibe seeks for partnership with wema bank

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****Pleads with Bank to erect an Atm machine at heritage polytechnic and other tertiary institution in state
Akwa Ibom State NANS JCC Chairman Comrade Ekanem Utibe, accompanied by the Secretary General Comr. Akanimo Ifiokonon, Director of sports Comr. Akan Udom, P. R. O Comr.  Kokoette Udom and Enoima Monday Udosoh Monday, were today received by the Dir of Special Duty of WEMA BANK Mr Victor Akpan at Eket LGA branch who directed to the office of the branch service manager.
The chairman appealed to the bank management to assist the students community by erecting an Atm Machine at the campus for the benefit of Nigerian students and the bank. 
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