South South

FILE PHOTO: Market on fire

Fire razes Warri roundabout market

“We had all gone to sleep when we saw thick smoke,” a witness said.

Annkio Briggs

Rivers women will protect Wike, Ann-Kio Briggs says

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is touring the Niger Delta region of the country to promote a “new engagement.”

John AkpanUdoedehe

How APC crisis started in Akwa Ibom – BoT member

The APC leader says the expulsion of John Akpanudoehe will not stand.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti:]

INEC opens defence in Edo governorship election petition

The PDP and its candidate are challenging the victory of Godwin Obaseki.

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa State Governor

Bayelsa Govt warns oil communities over disruption of oil production

The practice is an invitation to anarchy and will no longer be tolerated.

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria Police Officers

Police confirm abduction of Catholic priest

The priest was kidnapped in Akwa Ibom State.

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state. [Photo credit: Nairaland]

Wike sacks Rivers health commissioner

No reason was disclosed for the sack.

Annkio Briggs

Grazing: ‘Thugs’ attack Annkio Briggs, other protesters in Bayelsa

The activist said she lost her phone to the attackers.

Cross River state

Man kills twin daughters he labeled ‘witches’

The 33-year-old man admits to the crime.


How govt will engage Niger Delta youth involved in illegal oil refining – Osinbajo

Mr. Osinbajo said the Federal Government will continue with the amnesty programme in spite of suggestions to end it.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti:]

Edo Governorship Election: INEC fails to call witnesses

The PDP and its candidate are challenging the election of Governor Godwin Obaseki.

shell logo 2

Nigeria secures $1 billion from SPDC to develop Niger Delta — Osinbajo

The acting president says the present government will change the Niger Delta.

Former Governor Godswill Akpabio

Akpabio used “fetish oath” to extract loyalty from politicians , ex-minister alleges

Mr. Udoedehe made the allegation, Saturday, during a live radio interview.

Protesters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

Akwa Ibom administers new recruitment test to sacked 5,000 teachers

The state government said the initial manner of recruitment of the teachers was faulty.

Rivers State Toxic Smog [Photo Credit:Twitter]

Rivers toxic emission: Govt. seals off Chinese company, two others

Port Harcourt residents of late have been complaining of emission of “toxic” soot into the atmosphere.

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo being welcomed by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

Wike holds airport reception for Osinbajo

The acting president made a brief stopover on his way to Bayelsa State

Rivers State Toxic Smog [Photo Credit:Twitter]

Rivers govt. probes source of toxic smog

Residents complain of air contamination that has occurred in recent weeks.

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state. [Photo credit: Nairaland]

Rivers govt, residents express concern about black carbon in Port Harcourt atmosphere

The black carbon is said to be caused by burning of fossil fuel.

Nigerian family demand probe for woman's death

Building collapse: Akwa Ibom govt to pull down multi-million Naira Redeemed Church

The area in which the church is built is prone to landslide, the government says.

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

28 Cross River pensioners die within 6 months awaiting entitlements – Official

“The consultants that were employed to do this job did not settle down for the work they were hired to do.”

Onofiok Luke, Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly

Defaulting on campaign promise is corruption – Akwa Ibom Speaker

The lawmaker wants politicians prosecuted for failing to deliver on their promises.

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state. [Photo credit: Nairaland]

Wike meets CAN President, pledges to hand over Ecumenical Centre

The Rivers Governor also pledged to assist missionary schools.


Kidnappers demand N5 million ransom for crippled businessman

The popular businessman was kidnapped on Thursday.

SSS raided the house of the judge

‘SSS’ brutality: Secondary School teachers protest to parliament

“We are here to register our grievances over the invasion of FGGC Calabar on February 2 by officials of DSS.”

FILE PHOTO: Dokpesi being led by EFCC operatives

N2.1 billion DasukiGate: Dokpesi’s corruption trial stalled

Mr. Dokpesi is accused of receiving N2.1 billion from the former NSA.