South South

Patient commits suicide at UBTH

The victim allegedly stabbed himself to death with a broken window blade beside his bed while awaiting a doctor.

Nigerian footballer and coach, Samson Siasia

Siasia’s mother: Police deploy marine components to Bayelsa waterways

The 79-year old mother of the former Super Eagles’ Coach was kidnapped on Monday.

Godknows Igali [Photo: EnergyNet]

Ex-Permanent Secretary joins Bayelsa governorship race

The Bayelsa governorship election will hold in November same day with that of Kogi.

NYSC withholds allowances of corps member shot during service

Mr Dada was not paid his April and May allowances while he was in the hospital recovering from the attack.

Ogoni Clean up: Group launches community monitors

Ogoni Clean-up: 95 per cent Ogonis involved in exercise – Nigerian government

The clean-up is taking place in 21 remediation sites in Ogoniland

UniBen main gate

Suicide suspected as Uniben student dies after fall from faculty building

The final year student of the Department of Actuarial Science was believed to be battling with academic issues.

10:30 Voting layout of ward 2 unit 3, Brass LGA, Bayelsa

APC calls for resignation of election tribunal chairman

The APC chairman in Akwa Ibom, Ini Okopido, addressed a press conference on Saturday in Uyo.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

New Rivers police boss vows to end kidnapping on East-West road

The Rivers end of the East-West road has been a hotbed for kidnappers, targeting passengers of commercial transporters.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti: Naij.com]

Governor Obaseki dares ‘Abuja politicians’ amid feud with Oshiomhole

The governor recently fell apart with his former benefactor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Bayelsa poll: Deputy gov, SSG join race

The governorship election will hold on November 16.

Oluwatobiloba Popoola, corp (NYSC) member who was killed in Bayelsa State.

Four months after, family of slain corps member accuses NYSC, police of silence on investigation

The family says the authorities of the school where the incident occurred are yet to explain how their son was killed.

Mr Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo, Nigerian lawmaker representing Ikono-Ini Federal Constituency

Nigerian lawmaker appoints 50 aides

The position of the aides ranges from special assistant on special duties, community relations, community development, and logistics duties, to special assistant on women matters, protocol, and local legislative matters.

Edo State House of Assembly

Edo speaker reacts to lawmakers’ decision to investigate assembly crisis

The lawmakers on Tuesday set up a 13-member ad-hoc committee to investigate the crisis.

Edo State House of Assembly

Reps wade into Edo assembly crisis

The lawmaker gave the committee one week to investigate the crisis

Journalists at the church thanksgiving service, Ibesikpo-Asutan, Akwa Ibom

Resign if you can’t defend the truth, cleric tells journalists

The cleric said the struggle for the soul of the Nigerian nation has entered “a critical stage”

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

Gov Obaseki denies rift with Oshiomhole

Mr Obaseki admits “there are political issues” in the state, but these were being resolved.

Ndudi Elumelu [Photo: Elombah]

Elumelu’s choice as Minority Leader can’t stand – Bayelsa Rep

The Speaker on Wednesday named Mr Elumelu as Minority Leader against PDP’s nomination of Kingsley Chinda.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Father allegedly drugs, rapes 15-year-old daughter

The victim was forced to have an abortion when she became pregnant for the father.

Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom suspends more officials over illegal job recruitment

The Akwa Ibom officials are to remain on suspension “till further notice.”

Ex-Minister Heineken Lokpobiri joins Bayelsa governorship race

Mr Lokpobiri was a two-term senator, before his appointment as a minister.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti: Naij.com]

APC lawmaker accuses party’s governor of ‘gangsterism’

Mr Osifo, who is to represent Uhunmwode State Constituency, said Mr Obaseki has also brought “arrogance” into his administration in the state.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom Assembly confirms 19 Commissioners

Mr Emmanuel on June 25 forwarded the list of the nominees through a letter.

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

Oshiomhole-Obaseki rift deepens, as governor sacks eight commissioners

The sacked commissioners are loyalists of Mr Oshiomhole, PREMIUM TIMES learnt.

Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa. [Photo credit: Thisday Live]

Okowa swears in commissioners

The commissioners are yet to be assigned portfolios.

Gov Seriake Dickson

Fire guts Bayelsa radio station

The fire was ignited by a spark from the station’s control room in the early morning.