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There are indications that the Federal Government may yet be engaged in another embarrassing legal battle involving BFI Group, which, newsmen gathered, has perfected plans to reinstate a $2.8 billion U.S. law suit over the activation of the Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) on the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON), in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, to Dayson Holding/UC RUSAL against the Supreme Court’s judgment of July 6, 2012.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from his four-day visit to the Russian Republic extremely happy with the success of the visit, which outcome is the best response to a few skeptical audiences back home, including a toxic newspaper editorial, “Buhari, Stay On Your Job,” by the Lagos-based Punch Newspaper asking him to not travel.
Russia-Africa summit: President Buhari, Vladimir Putin agree deal to strengthen relations — in pictures
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi, have agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track, and pursue the completion of partially completed and abandoned projects initiated by both countries.
Many residents of Uta Ewa community in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have been rendered homeless after water overflowed through Imo River last recenlty, destroying properties worth millions of naira.
The Abacha family thought they had done Nigeria a favour by giving up $1.3 billion but the Goodluck Jonathan administration soon discovered that they still had $1 billion hidden in various accounts in Europe, according to Mohammed Bello Adoke.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that future national prosperity will be consummated by the handshake between the business environment, talents and creativity.
Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has suspended chairman of Abak Local Government Area of the state, Imoh Williams, indefinitely over the alleged assault on his creditor by his aides, identified as Godwin Abraham.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has completed and energised the first phase of the ongoing brand new transmission substation in Ekim, Akwa Ibom State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Akwa Ibom State chapter, has attributed the massive failure of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state to the failure to prepare for the elections.
Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
The incumbent governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, is leading in the governorship election results announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Nsima Ekere, has lost the election in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area where he comes from.
Four persons including chairman of Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state, Hon. Udeme Wilson Eduo, were injured yesterday on Saturday when suspected hoodlums hijacked ballot materials meant for wards 8, 9 and 10 during the governorship and state Assembly elections.
The 2 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Uyo in Akwa Ibom has embarked on a joint show of force parade.
Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.
“It is with sorrow that the Bonnke family would like to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on December 7, 2019,” it stated.
The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the unfortunate electrocution of 5 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos in order to facilitate unfettered investigation into the said incident.
MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, will come alive again on Saturday 7th December 2019 as Gateway United FC host Apex Krane FC in matchday 3 of the 2019/2020 NNL season.
Chelsea lost 3-1 at Everton on Saturday, though Frank Lampard insists he is not yet at the point where he thinks transfers are needed.
Chairmen, Vice-Chairmen and Councillors in all the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in Oyo State, who were recently sacked by Governor Seyi Makinde of the state on Thursday, vowed to defend their mandate said to be given to them by the people in their respective areas, through all legal means.