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Monkeypox: No confirmed case in Nigeria yet, Minister explains

The Nigerian government has said that it is yet to confirm if the ailment spreading across some states is monkeypox. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who briefed journalists after a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, said the Centre for Disease Control has taken samples for laboratory analysis …

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Monkeypox spreads to Akwa Ibom

One case of Monkeypox has been recorded in Akwa Ibom State, an official has confirmed. At least 13 people suspected to be affected by the viral disease are on admittance in hospitals in neighbouring Bayelsa and Rivers states. The Commissioner for Information in the Akwa Ibom, Charles Udoh, in a …

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N41 Billion Akwa Ibom ‘World Class’ Hospital Shuts Down

N41 Billion Akwa Ibom ‘World Class’ Hospital Shuts Down

The Ibom Specialist Hospital in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has been shut down, just two years after it was built and commissioned by the administration of former governor, Godswill Akpabio. Almost all the health workers in the hospital were foreigners, mostly from India. Mr. Akpabio had boasted that the hospital, …

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Governor Emmanuel redeems 50,000 dollars pledge to Super Eagles

Governor Emmanuel redeems 50,000 dollars pledge to Super Eagles

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, has redeemed his pledge of 10,000 dollars per goal for the matches against Cameroon to the Super Eagles. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) made the disclosure on Thursday in Abuja. NAN reports that Gov. Udom had promised the players 10,000 dollars for every goal, …

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Buhari congratulates Super Eagles on WCQ win over Cameroon

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Friday’s impressive 4-0 win over the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The President joins millions of football-loving Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora in applauding the senior men’s football team for their …

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Akwa Ibom rep crowned Miss Nigeria USA 2017

Idara Inokon, Miss Nigeria USA contestant representing Akwa Ibom, has emerged winner of Miss Nigeria USA 2017 beauty pageant held on Saturday night into early Sunday morning in New York. Idara, who was crowned by the outgone holder of the title, Lola Adeoye, beat 13 other contestants to emerge winner. …

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