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
PENGASAN President, Festus Osifo, made the appeal at the inauguration of the Nigerian Upstream Cost Optimisation Programme (NUCOP), in Abuja, on Tuesday.
Inoyo, in a statement he personally signed on Tuesday, said with Nkanga’s passing, death has robbed Akwa Ibom state of one of its best.
The incident occurred on December 13, the official, Ozemoya Okordion, confirmed in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Ibeno on Tuesday.
Ogechukwu Udeagha, Manager, Media and Communications, ExxonMobil confirmed this in a statement in Eket, Akwa Ibom State.
The 22 oil workers arrested by officials of the Rivers State Government have been freed, the News Agency of Nigeria is reporting.
The police command in Akwa Ibom has confirmed the kidnap of one Adanma Kennedy, the wife of a contract staff with Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited in the state.
Dr Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resource, says that no International Oil Company is planning to exit Nigeria contrary to reports in some section of the media.
The Management of ExxonMobil has given reasons why spy police officers on the company’s employ were terminated shortly after being absorbed in compliance with the recent Supreme Court order.
Mobil Producing Nigeria, a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, has faulted the picketing of its offices by ex-spy policemen, who provided security for the company.
The Lagos headquarters of ExxonMobil has been shut down by the company’s workers’ unions over the sacking of 860 spy police without entitlement.
DSP MacDon Achebe, the State Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
Pope Francis, who wrote a document on protecting the environment from global warming in 2015, will address 40 participants – including leading oil and gas executives and major industry investors – on Saturday.
Pope Francis, who wrote a major document on protection of the environment from global warming in 2015, is expected to address the group during the conference.
Oge Udeagha, Manager, Media and Communications of Exxonmobil, announced the appointment in a statement he issued on Tuesday in Lagos.
Shell’s net profit in 4th Quarter tripled in 2017 from $1.8 billion to $4.3 billion
The Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in the state, DSP Ikechukwu Ogechukwu, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria in Eket on Friday.
The contractors, mostly youths, were seen in Eket carrying placards with inscriptions entitled: “ExxonMobil pay us our 50 per cent oil spill 3rd milestones.”
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