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Emmanuel’s FEYReP: Empowering the vulnerable, indigent citizens

Martha Emmanuel, re-christened by hordes of admirers and Akwa Ibomites generally as ‘Martha of the Moment’, is not just Martha by name but by deed. Like the Biblical Martha, the Akwa Ibom First Lady loves to care and so, to live up to her billings, she established an NGO called FEYReP (Family Empowerment and Youth Reorientation Programme) three years ago; a social interventionist vehicle which, according to Martha, was to “stand in the gap” for society’s downtrodden and the vulnerable. FEYReP, in more specific terms, has as core objectives; “empowering families and restoring values in our youth.”

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Women of Fortitude: South Africa National Women’s Day Celebration

The joy and thrills of the people of South Africa was brought to Lagos on the 6th of September as the South African Consulate in Nigeria celebrated South Africa’s National Women’s Day 2018 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. The consulate hosted dignitaries, media partners, stakeholders and Consuls- General including Ghana, Equatorial Guinea and several other countries to a night of centenary celebrations.

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Why we need new Queen’s College principal like Chief Mrs Are – Dr Ajose

Last weekend, Queen’s College, QC, Old Girls Association, QCOGA and set of ‘68 hosted the immediate past Principal of the school, Chief Mrs Betty Are to a dinner and award ceremony in appreciation of her role in stemming the tide during the diarrhoea outbreak last year,  which claimed the lives of three students and saw several other students hospitalised.

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Women, others share their experiences on how they were empowered by NIOMR

As part of efforts to curb unemployment and reduce the country’s over-reliance on oil sector, the Federal Government through the Green Initiative programme recently organised a two-day training on Aquaculture Production and Fish Post-Harvest Technology for women as well as unemployed graduates in the Northern part of Noigeria organised by Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research, NIOMR.

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