South East

Tunde Ogunsakin

Rivers police boss warns against political rallies

The police say they must be notified at least five days ahead of a political…

Chibok protest

Protesters call for more security presence in Northeast

Campaigners say more help is needed in conflict-torn northeast. (more…)


PDP lawmakers want adequate security for Osun election

Lawmakers ask Mr. Jonathan to rescue Chibok girls. The Forum of South-west Peoples Democratic Party…

Lagos Governor, Babatunde Fashola

Fashola warns LASTMA, KAI against extortion of Lagosians

Government is completing formalities for admitting KAI agents into the Civil Service. (more…)


Ogun police arrest 47-year old farmer for stabbing wife to death

The Ogun state Commissioner of Police, Ikemefuna Okoye, has directed the transfer of the case to the Force CID in Abeokuta. (more…)

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha

Imo Govt restates commitment to eradicate baby factories

All adoptions in the state would be carried out through the Ministry for Women Affairs and Social Development. (more…)


FG allocates 247, 000 bags of fertiliser to farmers in Katsina

The Federal and State governments will subsidize the fertilisers by 50 per cent. (more…)

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state

No plan to impeach Ajimobi – Oyo lawmaker

Lawmaker says house is focused on other important things. (more…)


Ekiti conducts referendum for creation of 18 LGAs

Fayose had asked the public to boycott the referendum. (more…)


Police arrest suspected killers of Nasarawa school principal

The armed robbers were arrested at the clinic. (more…)

HIV-Positive campaign

Discriminate against people living with HIV/AIDS, face five year jail term

There will be an option of five hundred thousand naira. (more…)

Abubakar Ibn Garbai, Shehu of Borno

Shehu of Borno expresses shock at increasing attacks by Boko Haram

Mr. Garbai asked residents of Damboa to consider the terrorist attack as an act of God. (more…)

Governor Tanko Al-Makura

Nasarawa Impeachment: Lawmakers lists 16 offences against Al-Makura

Protests against moves to impeach the governor continued in the state. (more…)

NNPC officials working on vandalised pipeline

FG begins reactivation of NNPC depot in Enugu – Official

The depot was closed down due to pipeline vandalism. The Federal Government has commenced the rehabilitation of pipelines from the NNPC refinery in Port Harcourt to its depot in Enugu, an official has said. The Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan on Pipeline Matters (South East), Linus Mgbakogu, disclosed this…

Nasarawa State

Nasarawa school principal, two others killed by armed robbers

Police are investigating the matter. The Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday confirmed the killing of Lawal Ahmed, the principal of Federal Science Technical College, FSTC, Doma, on Thursday evening by armed robbers along Doma -Lafia Road. Confirming the incident, the state police public spokesperson, Ismaila Numan, said the command…

fulani community

Abuja Minister grants amnesty to 29 prisoners

The prisoners had been serving in Kuje Medium Security Prison and the Suleja Prison. The Minister of the FCT, Bala Mohammed, on Thursday granted amnesty to 29 prisoners who were convicted by various courts within the Federal Capital Territory judicial district for difference offences that have options of fine. The…

Map of Ogun State

Contractor accuses Ondo lawmaker of assault

“In the process of trying to defend myself, Honourable Arowele moved towards me and slapped me.” [caption id="attachment_165120" align="alignleft" width="218"] Obayoriju Abass after the 'assult'[/caption] A contractor handling projects in the Ondo State House of Assembly, Obayoriju Abass, on Thursday accused a state lawmaker, Ayo Arowele, of assault. Mr. Abass…

Aregbesola Campaign Rally in Ede

Aregbesola replies Sambo, says Osun rejected PDP long ago

The Osun State governor accused the Vice President of impugning on the integrity of the judiciary. The Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, on Thursday described as “mere wishful thinking” the remark by Vice President Namadi Sambo that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would reclaim the state from the ruling…


Nasarawa PDP distances Jonathan from Al-Makura’s planned impeachment

The PDP said it considers APC’s allegation as laughable and unfounded. The Nasarawa State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Yunana Illiya, has denied the allegation by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that the presidency and the PDP was behind the impeachment plot against the state governor, Tanko Al-Makura.…