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Akwa Ibom lawmakers ask Governor Emmanuel to produce details of state debt profile

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has asked the Governor Udom Emmanuel administration to present to it details of the debt profile of the state and the repayment plans.

Akwa Ibom govt denies presenting over bloated budget for 2018

The Akwa Ibom Government says its 2018 budget is not “over bloated’’ as being speculated by Policy Alert, an NGO based in Uyo.

2018: Akwa Ibom to adopt new measures to boost IGR – Commissioner

The Akwa Ibom Government says it will adopt new strategies to boost its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2018 by expanding the tax net to cover many neglected areas.

Paris Club refund: 68% of states heed FG’s advice – survey

Many states governments across the federation, have utilised the second tranche of the Paris Club refund they received to clear the arrears of their serving and retired workers’ entitlements.

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Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

U20 AFCON: Flying Eagles lose third place to South Africa

Once more, penalties proved the undoing of Paul Aigbogun’s Nigeria U20 squad as South Africa’s Amajita picked up the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niamey yesterday.
Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.

Two reported killed, several INEC vehicles burnt in pre-election violence in Akwa Ibom

Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.

8,000 struggle for mass wedding in Kano

No fewer than 8,000 prospective couples have joined the queue and undergoing screening to participate in Kano state-sponsored mass wedding.
LCpl Naomi Yunana receives the trophy for winning the marathon for Nigerian army

Nigerian Army’s female team wins West African marathon

The Nigerian Army female team has emerged the overall first winner of the third edition of the West African Military Semi-Marathon Tournament that took place at Niamey, Niger Republic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating India’s High speed train on Friday

India’s first high speed train breaks down

India’s first semi-high speed train, the Vande Bharat Express, broke down on Saturday, one day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged it off.