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Duncan Mighty

Police arrest Duncan Mighty over alleged N11m fraud

The police also debunked reports the musician was kidnapped.

Obaseki and Oshiomhole

Edo APC Crisis: Obaseki not ready for settlement — Oshiomhole

Mr Oshiomhole made this known while briefing journalists in Benin shortly after receiving Osagie Ize-Iyamu in his residence in Benin.

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

Oshiomhole welcomes ex-PDP governorship candidate to APC, denies being arrested

Mr Oshiomhole debunked the reports while briefing journalists at his residence shortly after receiving Osagie Ize-Iyamu, who defected to APC.

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, who succeeded Adams Oshiomhole.[Photo credit: YouTube]

Edo govt bans political rallies, public demonstrations

The government threatens to revoke Right of Occupancy of those who flout the directive.

Four Akwa Ibom newspaper workers killed in road accident

Eighteen people were injured in the accident.

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade.

Court denies bail to lawyer charged with terrorism for criticising governor

Mr Odok was arrested on September 26 in Abuja and taken to Calabar by road.

Godswill Akpabio

Akpabio withdraws from senatorial rerun election

The Court of Appeal, Calabar, in November, had ordered a rerun in only one local government area.

Agba Jalingo [Photo: TVC]

Judge withdraws from Agba Jalingo’s treason trial

The judge announced his withdrawal from the case Wednesday after a secret recording where he allegedly made some “biased” remarks against Mr Jalingo was leaked to the press.

A Total gas station used to illustrate the story [Photo: The News (Nigeria)]

DPR seals 56 petrol stations in Cross River

The DPR says the stations were sealed for engaging in sharp practices.

FG launches N46.83bn agric scheme in nine oil producing states

The scheme will enhance food security and income generation in the country.

Rivers state on map

UK court ruling knocks back Rivers govt’s bid to acquire Shell’s oil asset in Ogoniland

A UK court a bid by the Ejama-Ebubu of Rivers State to register a judgment it obtained against the oil company

NSCDC personnel used to illustrate the story will be protecting farmlands

Missing cash: Arrested NSCDC officials resume duty at Bayelsa Govt. House

The Bayelsa Police Command had confirmed reports of stealing of large sums of money at the Bayelsa Government House, Yenagoa, amidst discrepancies about the amount.

Godwin Obaseki

Gov. Obaseki signs 2020 Appropriation Bill of N179.2 billion

The budget has a capital profile of N86,539,289,300 recurrent expenditure and N92,673,522,750 capital expenditure.


Police declare three teenage girls missing in Akwa Ibom

The police appealed to people with useful information on the missing girls to report to the nearest police.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom governor loses father

Gabriel Nkanang died on Sunday. He was 90 years.

Edo State House of Assembly

Edo House of Assembly ‘sacks’ 12 lawmakers-elect

All the 24 state legislators in Edo are members of the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa Presenting the 2019 Budget Estimates to the State House of Assembly, in Asaba. (PHOTO CREDIT; JIBUONR SAMUEL)

Delta Assembly passes Appropriation Bill of N395 bn for 2020

The bill shows an increase of N6.2 billion compared to the N389 billion presented by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade.

Gov. Ayade sends names of 36 commissioner-nominees to Cross River Assembly

The governor had earlier sent names of three commissioner-nominees to the legislature thereby bringing the number to 39.

Cattle on farm [Photo: View Point Nigeria]

Three herders arrested for allegedly killing Akwa Ibom farmer

The herdsmen on November 30 allegedly stabbed the farmer, Peter Asuquo, to death.

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa State Governor

Dickson says 22 people killed during Bayelsa governorship election

Governor Dickson said 12 of those murdered were PDP members.

sars police

Police, Nnamdi Kanu trade blames over ‘killing of IPOB members, cops’

While Mr Kanu says three of his men were killed, the police claim two cops were killed.

Bayelsa Assembly passes financial autonomy bill

The legislature says the financial autonomy bill will help it manage its finances.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom govt keeps mum on banker’s detention over ‘annoying’ Facebook posts

Mr Itok was accused of publishing “damaging and annoying” materials against Governor Udom Emmanuel on Facebook.

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

APC governors want Oshiomhole out – State Chairman

Mr Ojezua said the governors expect Mr Oshiomhole “to read in between the lines and do what is honourable”.

Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) [Photo Credit:]

CCB arraigns ex-Assembly speaker for refusing to pay member furniture allowance

The CCB says four accused persons abuses their offices.