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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC: 45 withdrawals made from NLNG dividends account in 19 years

There were more revelations Thursday as the Senate Committee on Gas investigating the alleged $1.05 billion withdrawn from the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation dividends in the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas was told that over 45 withdrawals were made from the NLNG dividend account with the Central Bank of Nigeria since 1999.

Senate seeks probe into Akwa Ibom Assembly invasion

The Senate on Thursday called for the investigation of the crisis that led into the Police laying siege on Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.

Senate to investigate sealing of Akwa Ibom Assembly by security operatives

The Senate, on Wednesday, ordered an investigation into the sealing of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly by security operatives.
Governor Udom Emmanuel

Udom Emmanuel: Troublemakers in Akwa Ibom already sewing military uniforms

Udom Emmanuel, the Akwa-Ibom State governor, has raised the alarm over threats by troublemakers to disrupt the 2019 governorship election in the state.

PDP: APC plotting to use militias to disrupt Akwa Ibom election

The Akwa Ibom State Government has formally invited the security agencies to investigate various claims to run down the government and cause mayhem in the build-up to the general elections in February next year.

FG files charges against Ike Ekweremadu, Bassey Albert for alleged non-declaration of assets

The Federal Government has filed charges against the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and Sen. Bassey Albert Akpan, bordering on alleged non-declaration of some of their assets.

A’Ibom North-East: Bassey Akpan emerges PDP senatorial candidate

A senator, Bassey Akpan, was on Tuesday declared winner of Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District primaries of PDP by Arthur Nwankwo, a member of the National Electoral Committee.

Akwa Ibom APC condemns destruction of Udom Emmanuel’s campaign billboards

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has condemned the destruction of campaign billboards of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the state.

EFCC to arraign Senator Bassey Albert for allegedly receiving N254 million car bribes

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday filed charges at an Ikeja, Lagos State High Court against a serving senator, Albert Bassey, for allegedly receiving 12 cars as bribes, with the worth put at N254 million.
National Assembly

Ex-House of Reps member blames National Assembly for killings in Nigeria

‎A former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Bassey Etim, has blamed the National Assembly for the incessant killings in the country.

Federal government files charges against Senator Bassey Akpan

The Federal Government has filed fresh charges against Sen. Bassey Akpan, representing Akwa Ibom North East, at the Federal High Court, Abuja, over his failure to declare his assets.

Senator Enang: Federal government has no plan to reintroduce onshore–offshore dichotomy

The Senior Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, said the Federal Government has no plan to reintroduce onshore-offshore dichotomy in Nigeria.

Group urges President Buhari to veto Senate proceedings involving ousted Senator Bassey Akpan

A United Nations Human rights and election monitoring group, People’s Right to Life Development Foundation (PERLDEF), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to veto any legislative proceeding involving contribution of Senator Bassey Akpan.

Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal challenging sack of Sen. Akpan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approached the Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar to dismiss its appeal lodged against a judgment of the Federal High Court, Uyo which sacked Mr Bassey Albert Akpan from the National Assembly and declared Hon Bassey Etim as lawful replacement.

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Mo Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has become the fourth player to be named the BBC African Footballer of the Year a second time, making history for club and country in doing so.

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United aren’t underdogs at Liverpool

Marcus Rashford insists Manchester United do not head to Liverpool as underdogs, and that Jose Mourinho is a winner.

Federal government moves to address incessant strike by medical workers

The Federal Government is taking a move to address the issue of incessant strikes by Medical Workers; as the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, promised on Friday that the government will consider their requests.
Francis Meshioye

Francis Meshioye: There is nothing negative about Ogboni fraternity

The Reformed Ogboni Fraternity says its ultimate objective is to promote good values, discipline and justice in the society.
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Premier League calls on fans to behave after incidents of abuse

The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.