Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has applauded the existing bilateral relationship between Nigeria and the United States of America which he said has spanned several decades.
Others on the list of defaulters include Tiger Foods Limited; Slot Enterprises; Payporte Technology Limited; Visionscape Sanitation Solutions Limited; Erisco Foods Limited, Hubmart Stores Limited and United Capital Plc.
It was learnt that EFCC detectives opted to analyse her phone because some of those interrogated actually presented electronic evidence of how she gave directives on some contracts and companies.
The chairman noted that the committee would recommend empowerment programme for the repented bandits in their report to the government. This, he said, was to discourage them from going back to crime.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has asked members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to consider joining the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) before the main opposition party dies.
Cynthia Mbamalu writes on the forthcoming primary elections of political parties as the nation awaits the contenders for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections scheduled for Saturday, November 16.