South South

Bakassi  people used to illustrate the story [Photo: Vanguard Newspaper]

Bakassi Peninsula: Nigerian senator accuses Cameroon of violating Greentree Agreement

Nigerians living in the region allege neglect.

The Niger Delta Development Commission [Photo Credit: Nsima ekere]

Publish names, prosecute suspended contractors now, ANEEJ tells NDDC

NDDC recently revoked N200 billion worth of abandoned contracts.

EFCC  Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu

Magu charges CSOs to monitor Niger Delta contracts

“We must monitor how contracts are being given and how they are executed to ensure transparency and accountability.”

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police vow to arrest suspects who beheaded two brothers in Rivers

The late Emeka and Ifeanyi Wobo were said to have left home on July 10.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom governor bows to opposition, dissolves state electoral commission

Opposition party had opposed the reign of former electoral boss


Uduaghan was a failure as Delta governor, Pat Utomi insists

The professor and the ex-governor have exchanged words on governance in Delta State.

Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa governor proceeds on vacation, appoints deputy as acting governor

Mr. Dickson did not disclose the duration of the vacation.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti:]

Edo State University not for the poor — Vice Chancellor

The university was approved by the NUC as Nigeria’s 41st state university.

Nigerian pupils writing National Common Entrance examination {Photo: NAN}

Nigerian Governor invigilates primary school exams

The governor expresses satisfaction with the comportment of the pupils.

Bakassi  people used to illustrate the story [Photo: Vanguard Newspaper]

Bakassi people ‘discover new island but Nigerian govt foot-dragging’ — Leader

The Bakassi community accuse the government of abandoning them.

Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu fights bail conditions; alleges discrimination

Mr. Kanu’s bail was based on 12 major conditions, some of which require him to avoid a crowd of more than 10 people.

Uguru Usani, Niger Delta Minister

Nigerian govt probes N1 trillion NDDC debt

Allegations of staff demanding for bribes are rife.

Nigerian Soldiers
[Photo Credit: Olisa TV]

One killed as soldiers, youth clash in Bayelsa

There have been clashes between soldiers and youth in the area.

The Niger Delta Development Commission [Photo Credit: Nsima ekere]

NDDC revokes 600 contracts worth N200 billion

Some of the contracts were not properly awarded.

Akwa State Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Halilu,

Police react to bank ‘robbery’ in Akwa Ibom

Police said cult groups clashed.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti:]

No more automatic promotion for Edo workers – Gov. Obaseki

The governor said that henceforth promotion would be based on performance.

Bags of rice

NDDC rice mill will help end rice importation – Minister

“Before the Buhari-led administration took office, the Federal Government spent five million dollars daily.”

Cross River state

Calabar tank explosion death toll rises to 11

Seven persons are currently receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of the hospital.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

APC makes U-turn, says it is now willing to participate in Akwa Ibom council elections

“APC has very strong reservations about the status, character, integrity, and probity of the leadership of AKISIEC.”

Cross River state

Nine people confirmed dead in Calabar tank farm explosion

Several other persons, who sustained injuries, are currently being treated in one of the hospitals in Calabar.


Police commissioner moved from Akwa Ibom after six months in office

Police commissioners have no fixed tenures, and their postings are usually at the pleasure of the inspector-general of police.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti:]

Why I don’t use new bullet-proof vehicle – Governor Obaseki

The governor denied that the state government owed pensioners.
Pix: Gov. Obaseki

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Paul Boroh,

317 ex-Niger Delta militants graduate from U.S., UK universities in 2017 – Boroh

The figure is for the first seven months of the year.

Yakubu Gowon

Gowon commends Dickson’s educational programmes, commissions Ijaw National Academy

The former military ruler described the facilities at the academy as impressive.

John Odigie-Oyegun, APC Chairman

APC withdraws from local election in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State is controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.