South South


Another pirate attack in Bayelsa kills one

The latest victim was a labour leader.

President Muhammadu Buhari supervising his farm [Photo credit: Twitter - @MBuhari]

Buhari’s cows faring better than Nigerians — Governor’s aide

“Today, we are in an administration that cows fare better than human beings.”

East-West Road [Photo: Gitto Group]

East-West road designed to fail, yet gulped N300 billion – Minister

The minister also justifies a new N16 billion building for NDDC.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing journalists on Sunday

Court to hear Wike’s suit against Police in February

The Rivers Governor wants to stop the police from executing a search warrant on his Abuja residence

Building which housed the Universal Hotel, Uyo

30-year-old brothel shuts in Uyo

In its booming days in the 90s, Universal Hotel was one of the city’s star attraction.

Arik Air

Arik Air resumes flights from Abuja to Calabar, Uyo

The airline will also increase its frequencies between Lagos to Calabar, Uyo, Enugu, and Owerri.

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. [Photo credit: YouTube]

Edo governor appoints 19 women as aides

“I need 19 sets of eyes to help me see and identify what is happening with women across the state.”

Akwa Ibom international Airport. [Photo credit:]

Bad weather disrupts flights in Uyo

Officials say flights were cancelled due to poor visibility.

Collapsed Uyo church

One year after fatal church collapse, Akwa Ibom govt yet to release inquiry report

At least 27 people were killed in the collapse.

The corpse of one of the drowned students being pulled out of the river

Two secondary school students drown

The corpse of the two students has been recovered.

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. [Photo credit: YouTube]

Edo govt, CBN devote N500 million to de-risk agric investments

The idea behind the scheme is to support large scale commercial agriculture.

Edo state map

98 Edo indigenes return from Libya

The government will give the returnees stipend for three months.

Ndoma Egba

NDDC to cancel N90 billion contracts, pay all foreign scholarships

The board resolves to clear issues surrounding the commission’s foreign scholarship programme.

Udom Emmanuel

New Akwa Ibom local govt chairmen sworn-in

The All Progressives Congress, APC, rejected the election of the officials.

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

Cross River APC accuses Assembly of receiving bribe to pass Ayade’s N1.3 trillion budget

The party accuses the state assembly of being a rubber stamp.

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. [Photo credit: YouTube]

Edo Assembly dissolves EDSOGPADEC board over alleged gross misconduct

The lawmakers say the agency has not submitted its financial report since it was constituted in 2012


#EndSARS: Wike speaks on controversial police unit

The governor received an award from a media organisation.

Cars purchased by Rivers state government for federal lawmakers from the state

Despite owing pensioners, Rivers buys N484 million SUVs for federal lawmakers

Scores of Rivers students on state scholarship are also stranded abroad.

Man with cattle

Police arrest three suspects over killing of prominent cattle dealer

The cattle dealer was killed alongside three of his
employees on Saturday.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa Govt. urges police to fish out killers of cattle dealers

A prominent dealer was killed alongside his aides.

FILE PHOTO: Voters casting their vote (3)

Akwa Ibom Council Polls: PDP wins in all 31 local governments

The APC earlier described the election as tainted.

Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, casting his vote during Saturday's local government election in the state

APC rejects Akwa Ibom local government election

The results of the election have not yet been released.