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The theme of the Week was: “Akwa Ibom State, the Legal Profession and the Emerging Global Economy.” A few days to the event, the National Bureau of Statistics released a stunning report to the effect that Nigeria’s unemployment rate has hit 33.3 per cent. This implies that more than half of the country’s labour force is jobless. Or put alternately, less than half of the labour force is fully employed.

Given what I know, and especially His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel’s determination to reconstruct the economy of Akwa Ibom State beyond crude oil, I can assure you that the state’s future is bright. But to benefit, you must be deliberate in reskilling yourselves, including a determination to explore beyond our shores. Do not let anyone tell you that you cannot soar and succeed

Documents tendered before an Abuja Federal High Court by the former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Bello Adoke, in a suit brought against the Attorney General of the Federation (ref. FHC/ABJ/CS/446/2017) seeking to prove his innocence in the $1.1 billion payment to Malabu Oil and Gas Limited, show that the Federal Government may have mismanaged the revocation of OPL 245 oil block and the eventual settlement agreement reached between the Federal Government of Nigeria and Malabu Oil and Gas Limited in November 2006