Flood ravages 12 Cross River communities, 3,000 farmlands destroyed
Hundreds of residents were rendered homeless, an official said.
Alleged N108 billion fraud: Court warns EFCC against ‘harassing’ Akwa Ibom govt. officials
The state said the EFCC ”is not empowered to investigate its finances.”
Militants attack oil vessel, kill three in Bayelsa creeks
A search team is looking for a missing policeman.
Foundation donates 10 classrooms to two Edo community schools
Schools also lamented a shortage of teachers.
Speak up against Buhari govt’s illegal actions, Wike tells Church
The Rivers governor says the government has skewed the fight against corruption to oppress opponents.
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, assigns portfolios to 20 new commissioners
The governor had on August 30 sworn in 14 of the commissioners, but did not assign them portfolios.
Delta govt hands over state transport company to private managers
The company had been badly run over the years.
Governor Wike warns IPOB, says Rivers people subscribe to Nigeria’s corporate existence, indivisibility
The Rivers State government is seriously concerned with the recent activities of the Indigenous Peoples Of Biafra, he says.
Host community protest new management for Maritime Academy of Nigeria
The federal government recently inaugurated an interim management committee for the school.
Police move to restore peace in Cross River communities
The dispute has led to destruction of properties, crops and loss of lives.
Nigerian govt, NLNG, sign N120 billion contract to construct Bonny-Bodo road
“The project portrays the commitment of the government to clean and build up as well as reposition the Niger Delta region.”
Gully erosion damages 10 houses, renders 20 homeless In Cross River
There was no recorded loss of life.
Bayelsa to conduct local council elections in 2018 – Gov. Dickson
The governor blamed the delay in the conduct of the poll on paucity of funds.
Protesters in Akwa Ibom dump coffins at entrance to Mobil’s facilities
The youth are protesting Mobil’s refusal to relocate its head office to the state
Police, Akwa Ibom community give dreaded cult group two-week ultimatum
The group is believed to be backed by powerful politicians.
Family of drowned man accuse police of forcing him ‘to jump into river’
Deceased was reportedly arrested for being in possession of Indian hemp.
Ogoni Nine: Shell’s lawyers refusing to hand over “critical” evidence – Amnesty International
The nine men, popularly referred to as ‘Ogoni Nine’ were executed in 1995 by Nigeria’s military regime.
Nigerian Govt. To End Gas Flaring In Niger Delta Soon – Boroh
The presidential aide said the programme will generate thousands of job