Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Police, SSS, military begin joint patrol operations in Rivers

Police, SSS, military begin joint patrol operations in Rivers

April 15, 2014

“The team, code-named Operation Spark, will take conventional law enforcement to areas that are somewhat difficult to operate.”…... read more

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200 shops burnt in Onitsha

200 shops burnt in Onitsha

April 13, 2014

The fire, according to an eyewitness, started at about 3 a.m. No fewer than 200 shops and goods worth over N100 million were burnt in... read more

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Governor Obiano signs Anambra N145 billion 2014 budget

Governor Obiano signs Anambra N145 billion 2014 budget

April 11, 2014

Willie Obiano The budget showed an increase of N7 billion or 24 per cent over the 2013 appropriation.…... read more

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Anambra Governor, Obiano swears in 19 commissioners, 10 special assistants

Anambra Governor, Obiano swears in 19 commissioners, 10 special assistants

April 11, 2014

Willie Obiano Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra on Friday in Awka sworn in 19 commissioners and 10 Special Advisers. The commissioners are: Chinedu Emeka, Water... read more

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Delta earmarks N6 billion for BRT lane in Warri

Delta earmarks N6 billion for BRT lane in Warri

April 11, 2014

The BRT lane would start from Effurun and terminate at the Nigerian Port Authority NPA.…... read more

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Assembly confirms 19 commissioner-nominees in Anambra

Assembly confirms 19 commissioner-nominees in Anambra

April 10, 2014

Willie Obiano The list includes Chinedu Emeka, a former Deputy Governor in the administration of Chinwoke Mbadinuju as the designated Commissioner for Water and Public... read more

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Summoned Akwa Ibom journalists now to appear before Police Tuesday

Summoned Akwa Ibom journalists now to appear before Police Tuesday

April 10, 2014

Godswill Akpabio Police agrees to NUJ leadership to accompany summoned journalists to the ‘chat’ next week. The police have asked four summoned Akwa Ibom journalists... read more

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How Enugu officials killed my teenage son – Mother

How Enugu officials killed my teenage son – Mother

April 9, 2014

“When I got to the junction, I saw a group of boys beating my son, dragging him inside their bus.”…... read more

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Police arrest 33 suspects for alleged murder, kidnapping in Edo

Police arrest 33 suspects for alleged murder, kidnapping in Edo

April 9, 2014

“Killing is a serious offence, we will not condone it. If you kill somebody, we will get you. I am warning those sponsoring the cultists... read more

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APC members lament ‘high’ cost of nomination forms

APC members lament ‘high’ cost of nomination forms

April 4, 2014

All Progressives Congress Some party aspirants have had to shelve their ambitions because of the high charges for party positions.…... read more

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Anambra Poll: Tribunal rejects Ngige’s letter to INEC as exhibit

Anambra Poll: Tribunal rejects Ngige’s letter to INEC as exhibit

April 3, 2014

Ngige is challenging the victory of Governor Willie Obiano. The Election Petition Tribunal on the 2013 governorship election in Anambra on Thursday rejected a letter... read more

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Bayelsa Assembly orders banks to refund N26 billion excess charges on state government

Bayelsa Assembly orders banks to refund N26 billion excess charges on state government

April 3, 2014

The assembly accused the banks of wrong-doing. The Bayelsa House of Assembly on Thursday gave commercial banks in the state a 30-day ultimatum to refund... read more

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Oshiomhole talks tough, vows to sack Edo teachers

Oshiomhole talks tough, vows to sack Edo teachers

April 2, 2014

Edo Governor, Adams Oshiomhole Majority of Edo teachers boycotted the test conducted by the state government.…... read more

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3 primary school children drown in Abakaliki

3 primary school children drown in Abakaliki

April 1, 2014

Ebonyi State Governor, Martin Elechi “The first person jumped into the river and did not come out and the other two followed suit and were... read more

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Delta Assembly sacks 26 employees for certificate forgery

Delta Assembly sacks 26 employees for certificate forgery

April 1, 2014

The Chairman of the Delta State House of Assembly Commission said that the decision to sack the employees was a difficult one.…... read more

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Gunmen kill tricycle rider in Aba, make away with vehicle

Gunmen kill tricycle rider in Aba, make away with vehicle

March 27, 2014

A resident of the area said that the tricycle operator was shot at around 9 p.m. while the attackers made away with his tricycle. The... read more

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Edo Assembly passes bill to establish University of Science and Technology

Edo Assembly passes bill to establish University of Science and Technology

March 27, 2014

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole The university would be a fee paying institution and self-sustaining. The Edo House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill... read more

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Court discharges Rivers lawmaker, Chidi Lloyd, of attempted murder

Court discharges Rivers lawmaker, Chidi Lloyd, of attempted murder

March 27, 2014

Credits: Vanguard The judge said the police was not willing to prosecute the case. Chidi Lloyd, the Majority Leader of the Rivers House of Assembly,... read more

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Abia 2015: I have not endorsed any candidate, says Governor Orji

Abia 2015: I have not endorsed any candidate, says Governor Orji

March 26, 2014

Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji “As a father of the state, the Governor reserves the right to give fatherly advice to whoever comes to him.”…... read more

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Traders protest extortion in Owerri

Traders protest extortion in Owerri

March 26, 2014

Rochas Okorocha, Imo State governor Traders in Imo say fake government officials extort money from them.…... read more

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Rivers APC declares seven-day fast over Wike’s governorship ambition

Rivers APC declares seven-day fast over Wike’s governorship ambition

March 25, 2014

Nyesom Wike The ruling party said the ambition of the supervising education minister would finally bury the PDP. The Rivers State All Progressives Congress, APC,... read more

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APC to call 50 witnesses to testify at Anambra Governorship Tribunal

APC to call 50 witnesses to testify at Anambra Governorship Tribunal

March 25, 2014

Chris Ngige is challenging Governor Willie Obiano’s victory in the election. The All Progressives Congress, APC, has called 50 witnesses to testify on the allegation... read more

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Gunmen kidnap couple in Bayelsa

Gunmen kidnap couple in Bayelsa

March 25, 2014

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa The couple may have been targeted by son’s creditors.…... read more

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No going back on demolition of illegal structures, says Bayelsa Government

No going back on demolition of illegal structures, says Bayelsa Government

March 22, 2014

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa “Henceforth, no structure without approval will be allowed in the city,” an official said.…... read more

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Petrol scarcity worsens in Enugu

Petrol scarcity worsens in Enugu

March 20, 2014

Independent marketers closed their stations on Thursday. The scarcity of petrol in Enugu took a new dimension on Thursday as independent petroleum marketers withdrew their... read more

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