Nigerian govt. clarifies position on clean-up, emergency projects in Ogoniland
The UNEP Report on Ogoni clean-up was released in 2011.
Suspected cultists hack Nigerian student to death
A student of the University of Uyo was on Tuesday hacked to death by suspected cultists on the ‘annexe campus’ of the university. The victim has been identified as Fatherwills Ukpangere, a 300-level student of the Department of Communication Arts. His body was found behind the Barth Ebong auditorium, where the crime reportedly occurred. According […]
Cross River govt closes 14 health facilities for quackery
The board said it has shut down about 14 health facilities for quackery and substandard operations from 2017 to date.
It now takes 48 hours to treat oil companies’ operational requests – Official
“In the past, it could take several weeks or even months to obtain a license…”
Environment group kicks against Cross River’s N648billion superhighway contract
The state government said the NGO was only trying to mislead the public.
Police confirm death of missing Delta Poly contractor
The victim went missing for five days before his body was found.
Dickson to NYSC members: Don’t support any party in Bayelsa governorship election
Governor Dickson advises corps members posted to riverine areas to always use safety jackets.
Wike praises INEC officials, dedicates victory to people slain during Rivers elections
“Continue to be firm. Don’t be afraid of death; death will come when it will come,” the governor told the INEC officials.
Jealous lover allegedly guns down girlfriend in Bayelsa
Munabo Tonworio, 28, allegedly shot dead Victoria Ekalamene, 34, after a quarrel at the residence of the deceased.
Akwa Ibom blames high rate of HIV/AIDS on influx of visitors
The Nigerian HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) shows that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country.
Edo community leader arraigned for allegedly raping 12-year-old girl
The victim narrates what happened inside the courtroom.
Let’s end divisive politics in Rivers, Wike begs Amaechi, APC
The governor plans to withdraw pending criminal cases filed against his arch-rival, Mr Amaechi, and other political actors.
Police deploy 3,066 personnel for Rivers supplementary election
The election will hold in Abua/Odua, Ahoada West, Gokana and Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Areas of the state.
Buhari appoints new CMD for troubled Calabar teaching hospital
Striking doctors, minister express optimism on the appointment.
N254 million bribery: Court dismisses EFCC’s suit against Akwa-Ibom Senator
The court says it does not have jurisdiction to entertain the suit.
Nigerians can’t complain of bad governance after selling their votes – Ex-Governor
When votes are sold and bought, the people are outrightly forgoing opportunities for jobs to be created, he said.
Police arrest 11 murder suspects, 20 others in Cross River
The suspects were paraded before on Tuesday.