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#BBNAIJA & NIGERIA'S STUPID INDEX (MUST READ)

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I have heard and seen so many arguments about this reality TV show called Big Brother Naija. On one side, many condemn it with varying reasons while on the other, some say there is nothing wrong with it and even go on to call those who condemn it ‘hypocrites’. Thus, I will lend my thoughts to it.
America’s STUPID INDEX is known to have risen quite disturbingly with the influx of reality TV shows back in the early 2000s.
To salvage this, American content creators and government met and decided to use the media to educate Americans and make them become smarter and thus reduce the stupid index.
The outcome of this is the making of science fiction TV series and inclusion of intelligent conversations in popular TV shows and movies. In no time, these made America’s growing generation become smarter than the previous and yes, we have seen them leading in many tech related sectors.
Many people have wanted me to talk about the current BIG BROTHER NIGERIA show currently show…

Akwa Ibom Govt ‘Most Transparent’ In Nigeria – Commissioner

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The Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Akwa Ibom State, Charles Udoh has described the state as the most transparent in the country, saying everyone in the state easily understands how the state is being run.

Speaking during a courtesy visit to LEADERSHIP Corporate Headquarters in Abuja yesterday, the commissioner said that the transparency of the state government enables the taxpayer, to easily research and hold the  government accountable on how money allocated to the state is being spent.

Udoh said that Akwa Ibom is one of the few states that pay staffs salaries regularly. He said that currently all civil servants in Akwa Ibom State have collected their salaries, adding that every child of Akwa Ibom state who is qualified to seat for West Africa Certificate Examination (WAEC) is being sponsored by the state government.

“As at last year,  Akwa Ibom spent N600 million in paying WAEC fees for indigenes of the state. Education is also free at basic level. We  also p…

3 MUSIC BIZ-MEN TO BE HIRED FROM AKWA IBOM: COME, INTERACT WITH THE GURU & STAND A CHANCE TO BE HIRED BY @GodwinTom: #MUSICBUSINESSSERIES

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Godwin Tom is an expert in the music business. He has consulted for superstars in Nigeria and beyond, from Wizkid to name them. He's CEO of IManage Africa and is widely travelled just for music business. He will be home in Akwa Ibom to train, interact with and hire 3 participants at the Music Business Series holding on Thursday  23rd and Friday 24th.

Thursday is strictly for few interested in Executive level of music and talent management. To join the Executive class(N1000), contact the number on the graphic design.

For others, see you on Friday.

Please see flyer for more info and contact details.


BANK OF INDUSTRY CALLS: APPLY NOW FOR TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE ON PROCESSING TOMATO

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Nigeria's Bank Of Industry is calling for participants to attend a technical training on Tomato processing and Packaging, targeted at Nigerian youths, scheduled to hold in Kano and Lagos. Below is the release:

This opportunity is attractive because too many of us are going into planting the crop now, but too few have the know-how of processing it, leaving us in gross darkness in that segment of the Tomato production value chain.






CALL FOR ENTRIES:
Nigeria ranks as the second highest producer of tomatoes in Africa. N11.7 billion is spent annually to import processed tomato paste into the country while over 200,000 farmers in Nigeria, whom collectively grow over 1.5 million metric tonnes of tomatoes every year, currently grow this vegetable crop.

In a bid to deepen the techniques of tomato processing and setting up of small-scale tomato processing and packaging venture.

The Bank Of Industry Limited is organising a technical training on tomato processing & packaging workshop for Nige…

INFOGRAPHIC SCORECARD FOR GOV. UDOM EMMANUEL

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From Workers' Welfare to Education, Agriculture to Industries, Youth Empowerment to Road infrastructure, the Infographic presents an accurate, verifiable scorecard of governance as delivered by Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, within 2 years of his administration. Akwa Ibom people do expect more...

HIRE A WORKER: AKWA IBOM STATE GOVT LAUNCHES NEW JOB SEARCH ONLINE SOLUTION

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During the assessment of Governor Udom Emmanuel 20 months’ strides in delivering good governance and dividends of democracy in Akwa Ibom State, the Honourable Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Charles Udoh engaged the new media community in Akwa Ibom for a world-class tactical managerial feedback strategy and interactive session with the public.

In his opening remark, Mr. Charles Udoh noted that the fora was essential, considering the e- governance model of Governor Udom Emmanuel as it delivered a needs assessment analysis of the 2017 Blueprint of the Akwa Ibom State Government.

He revealed that as part of the state government’s strategy to re-orientate the people to become self-reliant, a social innovation project called ‘Hire A Workman’ is embarked upon. ‘Hire a Workman’ is an online job board that will inform and engage the creative minds of Young creatives as well as create more job opportunities for the teeming youths.

He further revealed that via the web …

THE TRANSITION OF AKWA IBOM FROM OIL PRODUCING TO ENTERPRISE HUB #MadeInNigeria #AkeesToothpickAndPencil

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SATELLITE IMAGE - OWN LAND NEXT TO LE'MERIDIEN HOTEL IN UYO - PAY IN INSTALLMENT

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The City Crest Estate project 3rd phase is just 3 minutes (by bike) from the prestigious Le Meridien Ibom Hotels and Golf Course down Nwaniba road in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State (See Satellite image). You can get a plot for as low as 1.4 million ($2800) naira and you can pay in installment beginning with an initial of 500,000 naira (($1000).

The plots are of two sizes; 500 square meters at N1.4M (outright payment) and 650 square meters going for N1.6M (outright). If you are paying in installment, however, the total sum will come to N1.7M and 1.9M respectively.

Note that the contract begins with a non refundable registration and consultancy fee of N40,000 ($80).

Nigerians in the diaspora would particularly benefit from this marketing offer as the cost of each plot goes at 50% the cost as at 18 months ago. Presently, the 500 sq M goes for $2800, compared to $5600 18 months ago, and the 650 sq M goes for $3400 compared to $6800 18 months ago.

For further enquiry and to book for a plot (with wit…