238 Auchi Prisons inmates awaiting trial – Official
The awaiting trial inmates include 234 male and four female inmates.
4 feared dead as Akwa Ibom, Cross River communities clash
Two of the victims are said to be security officials.
I’ll support Buhari for second term on one condition – Akwa Ibom Speaker
“If he continues this way and do(es) a few other things, I think he will be assured of my vote for a second term.”
Aspirant accuses APC of manipulating Edo primaries
The PDP fielded a former presidential aide, Jude Imague, as consensus candidate.
Cross River Assembly approves N301 billion 2017 budget
“From the budget, a total of N226.48 billion representing 75.2 per cent of the budget is for capital expenditure.”
Police sue for peace as Akwa Ibom youth clash with Hausa community
There was casualty on both sides, the police said.
Edo Governorship: Ize-Iyamu, PDP open case at election tribunal
The petitioners named INEC, Mr. Obaseki and the APC as first, second and third respondents respectively.
You are biased, Wike tells police team investigating Rivers election violence
The governor said the state government will not participate in the activities of the panel.
Farmers allege fraud in CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme
A commissioner explained why the farmers were paid the amount they were given.
Collapsed Akwa Ibom church that killed 27 violated several building laws – Officials
Reigners Bible Church collapsed on December 10, 2016 killing at least 27 people.
Cross River loses N130 million to ghost farmers – Official
“The governor has directed me to review the allocations with a view to ensuring that the right farmers are given Cocoa farmlands.”
How Govt, Church negligence caused deadly Akwa Ibom building collapse — Official
The Church was marked for demolition five times, but its developers flouted the directives.
Gov. Wike reacts to sacking of policemen attached to him
The governor says it is “a tragic day for professionalism and the respect for human rights in the Nigeria police force”.
Nigerian military insists it was non-partisan in Rivers re-run
“The military involvement in the elections was only to prevent breakdown of law and order…”
Journalist arrested allegedly on orders of Akwa Ibom deputy governor
The union of journalists decry the arrest as shocking.
Nigerian govt denies new polio claims in Cross River
Reports sparked fear of an outbreak about two years after the virus was eradicated in Nigeria.
Bayelsa teachers lament non-payment of four months salaries
The NUT also lamented the acute shortage of teachers in Bayelsa.
Akpabio under fire for ‘disrespecting’ Akwa Ibom governor
Mr. Akpabio is accused of habitually breaching protocol at state functions.
Akwa Ibom governor, Emmanuel, vows to unleash youth on ‘idiots’ criticising govt
Ironically, Mr. Emmanuel, a former bank director, has been receiving praises for restoring peace in the state.
MEND makes U-turn, accuses Buhari of ‘grand deception’
The group, which earlier supported Mr. Buhari, now accuses him of undermining peace in the region, and warns of consequences.