South South

Governor Nyesom Wike [PHOTO CREDIT: @OfficialPDPNig]

Group seeks accountability on FG’s N78bn reimbursement of Rivers State

Last month, the federal government approved the fund as reimbursement for its spending on federal roads in the state

Coronavirus

COVID-19: Delta commissioner, 21 others discharged

The commissioner tested positive for coronavirus on June 20.

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade, has always claimed his state is COVID-19 free

NCDC confirms five cases of coronavirus in Cross River

Cross River, before now, was the only Nigerian state without any confirmed case of the coronavirus.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.

Rivers APC Crisis: Appeal Court fixes date for hearing

The protracted crisis in the party prompted the court to declare that the APC did not have a governorship candidate in Rivers in 2019.

Edo state map

COVID-19: 201 health workers test positive in Edo

“Edo has now recorded a total of 805 discharged persons, 6,470 suspected cases, 1,383 confirmed cases and 47 deaths.”

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

Edo 2020: Campaigns have started officially – INEC

INEC says Edo has 2,210,534 registered voters as of 2019, while uncollected PVCs stands at 483,868.

Bayelsa State Governor, Duoye Diri

COVID-19: Bayelsa records one more death, 11 infections

Bayelsa has recorded 16 deaths and 245 confirmed infections of Covid-19

Godwin Obaseki [PHOT: Edo Govt. house]]

Edo 2020: NYSC corrects error on Obaseki’s certificate

Following the investigation in respect to the obvious error, the
NYSC said it has issued a new certificate to Mr Obaseki.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo 2020: I won’t support Obaseki – PDP chieftain

Kassim Afegbua is aggrieved at the way Mr Obaseki emerged as the candidate of the PDP a few days after joining the party

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo discharges 80 more COVID-19 patients

The number of COVID-19 patients discharged so far in Edo State stands at 498.

Governor Nyesom Wike [PHOTO CREDIT: @OfficialPDPNig]

UPDATED: Edo 2020: PDP names Wike campaign chief, Atiku, Saraki, others members

The party also appointed his Adamawa counterpart, Umar Fintiri, as the deputy campaign chairman.

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Facebook Page of Ben Ayade]

Five COVID-19 cases reported in Cross River – Official

The Cross River government, before now, had insisted there was no case of confirmed coronavirus in the state.

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state.[PHOTO CREDIT: @MrUdomEmmanuel]

COVID-19: Akwa Ibom lifts ban on weddings, burials

The governor says people who wish to organise funeral ceremonies and weddings in the state must follow strict guidelines.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo discharges 130 COVID-19 patients

With the discharge of the 130 patients, the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged so far in Edo State is 448.

Osagie-Ize-iyamu

Alleged N700m Fraud: Court adjourns trial of Edo APC guber candidate

The Court had, in its last sitting in Benin on June 18, validated the corruption charges against the defendants and adjourned the case to July 02, 2020 for further hearing.

Governors Ben Ayade and David Umahi

Two killed, five abducted in Ebonyi, Cross River boundary dispute

The two communities have a dispute over a palm plantation on their boundary.

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Facebook Page of Ben Ayade]

Cross River insists on zero COVID-19 infection

The state government said it has nothing to gain by hiding cases of infections in the state.

Kano Governor Ganduje caught on video receiving dollars from suspected contractors

Edo 2020: Ganduje, caught on video collecting ‘bribe,’ heads APC campaign

Mr Ganduje was caught on video, in 2018, collecting cash in dollars from a contractor in the state.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State (Photo Credit: Punch)

Delta Governor Okowa, wife test positive for COVID-19

His wife, Edith Okowa, also tested positive.

INEC CHAIRMAN, MAHMOOD YAKUBU

Edo 2020: INEC recognises Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, 12 other candidates

The final list of duly nominated candidates will be published on August 13.

Mr Kenneth Imasuagbon

Edo 2020: Why I stepped down for Obaseki – PDP Aspirant

Mr Imasuagbon was the last to step down at the venue of the PDP primary election.

Coronavirus File Photo

Governor on self-isolation as daughter tests positive for COVID-19

Mr Okowa urges residents of the state to observe all precautionary measures against COVID-19 in order to checkmate community transmission.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo 2020: How Obaseki bagged PDP ticket week after quitting APC

Obaseki ran unopposed and polled 90 per cent of the available votes.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo 2020: Obaseki emerges PDP candidate

He was announced after ratification by delegates following the withdrawal of his main rival, Kenneth Imasuagbon.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

Edo 2020: Nine political parties conclude primaries — REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner says 15 parties notified INEC of their plan to field candidates for the governorship elections.