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How to colour yourself orange ahead of Akwa Ibom’s 31st Anniversary

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The great state Akwa Ibom was created on the 23rd of September 1987 by the then Military Administration of General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. The creation of the State brought to fruition years of prolonged struggle by the people that occupied the mainland part of the former Cross River State.

You can colour yourself orange ahead of Akwa Ibom’s 31st Anniversary without stress, that’s if you would love to. 

The people of Akwa Ibom State are culturally homogeneous with a common identity and are reputed to be the first settlers in the present day South Eastern Nigeria. The three major dialectal groups are Ibibio, Annang and Oron. Other subgroups include Eket, Ibeno, Itu Mbonuso and the Andonis. English is the language of government and business.

September 23 is a very important day for the people of Akwa Ibom as it marks the day the state was created. Over the years, the people of Akwa Ibom state have celebrated their anniversary in grand style.

The 30th anniversary was one arguably the biggest of all anniversaries, it was hashtagged Orange September.

The 30th anniversary or popularly known as Orange September was a series of events planned to position the state by showcasing the diverse and enigmatic colours of her collective history, unity in diversity and the depth and range of the state indigenous entrepreneurship.

The 30th anniversary held for 6 days

16TH.SEPT ORANGE FESTIVAL

18TH.SEPT DISE EXHIBITION

19TH.SEPT IBOM FOOD FEST

20TH.SEPTORANGE MUSIC FIESTA

21TH.SEPT STYLES OF AKWAIBOM

22TH.SEPTNDOKO AKWAIBOM

This year’s anniversary is different as they won’t be a series of events taking place.

Everyone in Akwa Ibom is aware of the slogan Orange September,  orange is the official colour of the state and September is by far the most important month for the great people of Akwa Ibom.

As the 23rd of September looms, the great people of Akwa Ibom will be coming together to mark their 31st anniversary which will take place at the Uyo Sports Stadium, by 10 am.

In preparation for this great event, lots of Akwa Ibom indigenes have colored themselves Orange, have you colored yourself Orange?

For rhose who don’t know how to, follow these steps below

Visit Onlygod.com.ng preferably through a chrome browser for those using their mobile device

On the page, scroll down you’ll see the colour me orange section

1.Type your name, preferably first and surname

2. Type in your email address

3.Choose your preferred picture

4. Click on the “Download DP” Button

5.then click save.

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Uyo Hosts Maiden Google BizFest in Southern Nigeria

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Google’s Business Festival popularly referred to as BizFest will be staged for the first time in the South-South geopolitical region of Nigeria and the third time in the West African country on Thursday.

Previous editions have been held in Lagos State and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The event which is powered by Google’s Business Group (GBG) brings together Executives, Investors, Founders, Developers, Intrapreneurs and Entrepreneurs under one roof to learn and understand how to solve business problems using digital tools and latest technologies.

According to the organizers, the event will feature a Business Clinic, provide participants with the opportunity to network and get exposed to different technologies owned by Google while various sessions handled by seasoned experts will take centre-stage.

Some of the speakers confirmed for the event include:

Chidi Nwaogu

Chidi Nwaogu is a serial internet entrepreneur, computer programmer, two time recipient of OD Young Person of the Month and first place winner of the OD impact challenge 20118.⁣

He started his entrepreneurial journey at the age of 16 with the creation of 9ja Boi interactive, a video game development company.⁣⁣

Chidi would be speaking at #BizFest19Uyo on the Topic: “How to build a thriving Tech Business with little to no external funding”.

Nsikak Thompson

Nsikak Thompson is an Android Developer currently leading Android teams at StartHubTech & Alta Labs. He is also co-leading a community of Google developers in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria.⁣

He has worked on team and individual development projects to deliver secure, robust and usable products.⁣⁣

At #BizFest19Uyo, he would be speaking on “Digital Transition- Mobile First”, which would cover why business owners should consider making their online businesses more mobile-friendly.

The event is expected to commence at 9:00 am.

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Simple Steps to Create PDF files using an Android Smartphone

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Creating PDF files with your Android Smartphone can be a herculean task if you’re a new user or yet to know how this works. This piece will guide you in the easiest possible way.

Before we dive into the easy steps on how to create pdf files using an Android Smartphone, I’ll like to enlighten us on what pdf is all about.

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present and exchange documents reliably, independent of software, hardware, or operating system.

Based on the PostScript language, each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, vector graphics, raster images and other information needed to display it.

PDFs can contain links and buttons, form fields, audio, video, and business logic. They can also be signed electronically and are easily viewed using free Acrobat Reader and most compatible readers.

Why Do I Want to create PDF Files using an Android smartphone?

So, what uses does saving a document as a PDF bring?

First, it’s crucial to note that every operating system out there has the ability to save and view PDF files. If you want to send a text document to friends or co-workers sending it as a DOCX may prove problematic to people who run OS X or Linux. Meanwhile, using PDF instead means everyone can read it without a problem.

This means the PDF format can adapt to different devices and machines, too. It doesn’t matter if the recipient of the file is on a computer, laptop, tablet, or a phone; all of these have the ability to open and read PDF files, which is more than can be said for other document file types.

If you’re building a website and you’d like to upload a document for people to view and download, PDF is a great way to go. Not only can people from any operating system or device download it, but a lot of web browsers these days will open the PDF within itself, allowing you to read the document without even downloading it.

If you’re saving a webpage, either for prosperity or research purposes, saving it as an HTML file can be messy. Saving it as a PDF, however, keeps all the elements of the website intact with zero hassle.

Due to the advancement of technology, there are a variety of apps available on Google playstore that can achieve this feat, but we will be working with WPS office.

WPS office is an android low-budget, no-commitment, free productivity office suite. The smallest size office suite consisting of Writer, Presentation, and Spreadsheets, plus PDF tools to fulfill all of your document needs.

HOW TO CREATE PDF FILES USING AN ANDROID SMARTPHONE.

Follow the following steps

For  a new document

Step 1: locate the WPS office app in your phone and launch it

Step 2: At the home page you’ll see the New icon below, click on it

Step 3: Choose the kind of wordsheet you want (memo, wordsheet,  presentation, spreadsheet)

Step 4: After typing your document, click the save icon above

Step 5: Select the file format as .pdf ’.

Step 6: Input the file name, then click ‘Save’.

Then to save an existing file as pdf

Follow the following steps

Step 1: Open the file (doc/xls/ppt) , click ‘Tools’ . Choose ‘File’ tab then click ‘Save as’.

Step 2: Click the icon  at the file type section and a list of file format will be listen

Step 3: Select the file format ‘ .pdf ’.

Step 4: Input the file name, click ‘Save

Note: For Word and Presentation file, it can be directly converted by clicking ‘Export to PDF’.

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