US Expels 12 Russian UN Staff For ‘Espionage Activities’

  The United States said Monday that it was expelling 12 members of Russia’s UN mission from America for being “intelligence operatives.” A spokeswoman for the US mission to the UN said those ordered to leave had “abused their privileges of residency in the United States by engaging in espionage activities that are adverse to our national security.” … Continue reading US Expels 12 Russian UN Staff For ‘Espionage Activities’

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Putin Lays Out conditions As Russians Shell Ukrainian City

  Russian President Vladimir Putin laid out conditions on Monday for ending his invasion of Ukraine, as Moscow’s forces shelled the country’s second city and Western nations prepared even more sanctions. Putin’s ultimatum came as Moscow and Kyiv held their first talks since the outbreak of war last Thursday, which shocked the world and provoked … Continue reading Putin Lays Out conditions As Russians Shell Ukrainian City

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Shell To Sell Stakes In Russia’s Gazprom Joint Ventures

  Oil giant Shell on Monday said that it planned to sell its stake in all joint ventures with Gazprom after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The announcement came after UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said more than three million Russian companies, including Gazprom, would be unable to access funding from London-based financial institutions because of new sanctions. … Continue reading Shell To Sell Stakes In Russia’s Gazprom Joint Ventures

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Court Orders CBN To Release Mobil’s N82bn To Akwa Ibom Oil Communities

  Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, has granted an order, mandating the Central Bank of Nigeria to release the sum of N81.9 billion standing to the credit of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, and its joint venture partner, Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited, in its custody to oil producing communities in Ibeno Local … Continue reading Court Orders CBN To Release Mobil’s N82bn To Akwa Ibom Oil Communities

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Evacuation: FG ‘Didn’t Know’ Russia Would Invade Ukraine – Onyeama

   The Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama on Monday defended the Federal Government’s response to the evacuation of Nigerians in Ukraine. Speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today, the Minister said it was difficult to plan ahead because the Nigerian government didn’t know how the situation would evolve. “The majority of people did not … Continue reading Evacuation: FG ‘Didn’t Know’ Russia Would Invade Ukraine – Onyeama

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Nigeria Does Not Condone Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine – Onyeama

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Monday said the Nigerian government does not condone Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Ukraine: FG To Pay For Evacuation Of Nigerians

  The Federal Government on Monday said it will pay for the evacuation of Nigerians who have fled Ukraine and are willing to return home. Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama revealed this during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Mr Onyeama said the evacuation is likely to begin on Wednesday. “We are going … Continue reading Ukraine: FG To Pay For Evacuation Of Nigerians

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Ukraine: About 2,000 Nigerians Ready To Be Evacuated – Onyeama

  The Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama on Monday said about 2,000 Nigerians have crossed the Ukraine border into neigbouring countries. The Minister made the comment while speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today. He also announced that evacuation of Nigerians from the neigbouring countries will begin on Wednesday. “Over a thousand Nigerians have crossed … Continue reading Ukraine: About 2,000 Nigerians Ready To Be Evacuated – Onyeama

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N6bn Defamation Suit: Supreme Court Fixes Judgment Date In Odili’s Case Against Peterside

The Supreme Court has fixed May 27 for judgement, in a N6 billion defamation suit filed by a former Governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili against a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside.

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Defection: Court Dismisses Suit Against Umahi, Awards N500,000 As damages

  The State High Court sitting in Abakaliki has dismissed a suit challenging the defection of Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Plaintiffs in the matter were Senator Sonni Ogbuoji and the APC Governorship candidate in the 2019 general election, his Deputy, … Continue reading Defection: Court Dismisses Suit Against Umahi, Awards N500,000 As damages

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