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Hero Rat Receives Gold Medal for Discovering Landmines_Ada Nkong

A landmine detection rat has been awarded the animal equivalent of a George Cross for his 'lifesaving bravery'.Magawa, a giant African pouched rat, has discovered 39 landmines and 28 items of unexploded ordnance since he was trained by charity APOPO, which specialises in training animals to detect landmines and tuberculosis in humans.He is the charity's… Continue reading Hero Rat Receives Gold Medal for Discovering Landmines_Ada Nkong

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PMAN hails Governor Uzodimma_Femi Ehiabhi

The President of Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Obi Casmir has applauded Imo State Gov. Hope Uzodimma for giving a scholarship award to a nine-year-old hawker. Earlier, the governor sighted a video of the boy singing catholic hymns and promised to sponsor his education. Casmir lauded Uzodimma, saying that he did well by… Continue reading PMAN hails Governor Uzodimma_Femi Ehiabhi

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AMVCA: List of Winners_Ada Nkong

The seventh edition of the AMVCA has come and gone with all the glamour and glitz that accompanied it. Tops for winners was Living in bondage with 7 wins followed by God of calling with two wins. King of the boys surprisingly got no win. The industry merit award went to seasoned TV and filmmaker,… Continue reading AMVCA: List of Winners_Ada Nkong

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Nigerians in Saudi Arabia Honor Abike Dabiri-Erewa_Ada Nkong

The need to do more for Nigerians in Diaspora has been reemphasized. The Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa made this call while receiving an award form Nigerians in Saudi Arabia.A statement by Abdur- Rahman Balogun,Head of Media Unit, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) stated that the award was received on behalf of Hon.… Continue reading Nigerians in Saudi Arabia Honor Abike Dabiri-Erewa_Ada Nkong

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CROSSJOF WEEK: DEEP SEA PORT WILL PUT CROSS RIVER ON WORLD MARKET-HART MODEY_Ada Nkong

The need to allow Journalist practice freely without fear of intimidation by Government officials has been emphasized. The FCT NUJ Chairman Emmanuel Ogbeche made the call during his speech at the Inaugural Cross River State Journalist Forum Lecture/ awards at NAF center in Abuja.Ogbeche stressed the need to diversify by building human capital and potential… Continue reading CROSSJOF WEEK: DEEP SEA PORT WILL PUT CROSS RIVER ON WORLD MARKET-HART MODEY_Ada Nkong

AWARDS · HUMAN INTEREST

CAPTAIN HART MODEY BAGS JOURNALISTS’ RECOGNITION_Ehiabhi Femi

In recognition of his contributions towards empowering youths and elderly for self reliance, the Cross River journalist forum will on Thursday, 28 November honor Captain Hart Modey with an award for contribution to Human capital development. Born to the family of Uloko Modey, CAPT. HART MODEY is a Sailor, Investor, Philanthropist, Humanitarian and Principal founder… Continue reading CAPTAIN HART MODEY BAGS JOURNALISTS’ RECOGNITION_Ehiabhi Femi

AWARDS · HUMAN INTEREST

CHILD BRIDE RANKING: NIGERIA IS SECOND_Ehiabhi Femi

Nigeria has been rated as the second largest country with number of child brides in the world with 23 million girls and women married out as children in the country ending their educational strive by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). This was disclosed by the Chief of Field Office (CFO) UNICEF Nigeria, Bhanu Pathak… Continue reading CHILD BRIDE RANKING: NIGERIA IS SECOND_Ehiabhi Femi

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HISTORY: FIRST FEMALE FIGHTER AND COMBATANT HELICOPTER PILOTS DECORATED BY NAF_Femi Ehiabhi

“the NAF is a gender friendly institution which has continually strived to provide equal opportunity for both male and female personnel, adding that this would, no doubt, encourage all personnel to strive to achieve excellence in their career.“

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POSTHUMOUS AWARD: DR AMEYO ADEDEVOH, KOFI ANNAN HONOURED

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has posthumously honoured Dr Ameyo Adedevoh and a former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan with the prize of excellence. The late Dr Ameyo Adadevoh got the award as the winner of the 2018 edition of the Deserving Citizens of the Community. She was honoured for… Continue reading POSTHUMOUS AWARD: DR AMEYO ADEDEVOH, KOFI ANNAN HONOURED