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Mrs. Idongesit Ese ... when she was allegedly beaten and ran over with an SUV by the husband, Nsikanabasi Ese

Drama in church as wife accuses pastor of impregnating female member

The pastor some weeks ago knocked down a customs officer on a highway while trying to evade duties check.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing journalists on Sunday

Rivers govt. to make payments for students stranded abroad ‘within weeks’ — Official

The students were to graduate September 2016 but are being delayed by non-release of funds for their programme since December 2014.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti: Naij.com]

Edo govt. demolishes APC leader’s N800 million shopping complex

The government is says the building has no approval.

FILE PHOTO: Former President Goodluck Jonathan speaking at the Bloomberg Studio in London

NDDC has failed Niger Deltans – Jonathan

The former president says only fiscal federalism will bring about faster development.

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Protest rocks university in Bayelsa

The protest caused panic among students and staff of the institution and disrupted vehicular movement.

Rotimi Amechi [Photo: Vanguard News]

You’ll face God’s wrath, Amaechi replies Wike on ‘cult’ allegation

The Rivers governor had accused his predecessor of creating a new cult group ahead of the 2019 polls.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

2019: Wike accuses Amaechi of creating new cult group in Rivers

The governor and minister have been engaged in bitter political row since 2015.

Niger Delta militants

Nigerian Army arrests 17 deadly, well-armed cultists

Assorted arms and ammunition, including two G3 rifles, two pump action rifles, were recovered.

Rev. Richard Peters, Pastor in the African Church, Akwa Ibom State

Pastor wants critics of Akwa Ibom governor, Emmanuel, ‘stoned to death’

Mr. Udom has been accused of not delivering on his campaign promises.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan [Photo Credit: Ikenga Chronicles]

Wike has done well, even Osinbajo said so — Jonathan

The former president commissioned a new bridge.

Nigerian Police

Former PDP chairman killed in Bayelsa

The victim was stabbed to death.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing journalists on Sunday

Why Rivers is shutting down 1,866 schools – Commissioner

Critics say the closure would shoot up the cost of primary education.

Gov. Wike

APC federal govt has no project in Rivers after two years – Wike

The governor flagged off the construction of a rad project.

Uguru Usani, Niger Delta Minister

Nigerian govt to terminate six abandoned projects in Niger Delta

The government says the projects had been abandoned.

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Federal Court transfers corruption trial of 23 INEC officials to Port Harcourt

The court says police have not shown that Rivers there is widespread insecurity in Rivers State.

Agip Oil spill hits Bayelsa community [Photo credit: championnews.com.ng]

Agip responds to Bayelsa community’s Italian court suit

AGIP said it ‘operated responsibly’ after the spill.

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Delta Assembly removes speaker, appoints replacement

Monday Igbuya (PDP-Sapele) was impeached by his colleagues.

Akwa Ibom on the Nigerian map

Akwa Ibom may lose over 200 million euros EU support

Four other states have done their part to access the funding, an official said.

Agip Oil spill hits Bayelsa community [Photo credit: championnews.com.ng]

Bayelsa community drags Agip to Italian court over oil spill

The community said the oil company offered N4.5 million compensation for the spill.

Bayelsa on Nigerian map

Unpaid for nine months, Bayelsa teachers commence indefinite strike

The teachers rejected the one month salary offered to them by the state government.

FILE PHOTO; Voter voting at the Rivers State Re-run relections

Court declares Rivers rerun election panel ‘unconstitutional’

The panel was raised by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to probe allegations of violations.

Money recovered from an apartment in Osborne Towers Ikoyi

Amaechi wants Wike prosecuted for “false” claim on N13 billion Ikoyi money

Governor Wike had claimed the money was River’s money stolen by his predecessor.

University of Uyo

Leave our campus, UNIUYO Vice Chancellor orders herdsmen

The deadline would expire on May 11.

Nigerian Police (Masked)
[Photo: Trent Online]

Commissioner regains freedom one month after kidnap

“No ransom was paid to his kidnappers,” the police said.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing journalists on Sunday 

Judicial Commission that probed Amaechi’s government is legal, Appeal Court rules

The court in a unanimous decision dismissed the appeal filed by the former governor.