South South


INEC receives sensitive materials for Rivers by–elections

The election holds on Saturday

Edo welcomes 3,883 Libyan returnees in 10 months – Official

The returnees came in 34 different batches.

IGP Idris Ibrahim

Police lose 30 officers in one month – Commissioner

The commissioner laments that Nigerians are focusing on a few bad elements that dent the image of the force.

Abbey Ukpukpen

I will uphold my late husband’s ideals – legislator-elect

Mrs Ukpukpen won Saturday’s by-election to represent Obudu constituency in the Cross River House of Assembly.

Nigerian Army

How Army will be involved in Rivers by-election – Spokesperson

The by-election into Port Harcourt III state constituency will hold on August 18


23,500 persons benefit from free medical care in Delta

Out of the figure, 13, 817 persons were treated and given eyes glasses.

Governor Nyesom wike

2019: I have no preferred PDP presidential aspirant – Wike

The governor says the APC Federal Government has no single project on ground in the state.

PDP wins Cross River Assembly bye-election

The winner is the wife the deceased member of the Assembly, Stephen Ukpukpen, who died in May.

How Gov. Emmanuel can win without Akpabio

A former deputy governor in the state has weighed in on Mr Akpabio’s defection.

Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere

ANALYSIS: How Nigerian presidents, governors use impeachment as weapon against opponents

The Nigerian Constitution sees impeachment as a serious matter, therefore makes the process cumbersome.

Rivers Attorney-General, Emmanuel Aguma. [Photo credit: Channels TV]

Rivers Attorney-General, Emmanuel Aguma, is dead

Mr Aguma, a senior advocate of Nigeria, died on Friday in a London hospital.

Bayelsa on Nigerian map

Bayelsa Assembly passes medical university bill despite opposition

The House also-ran proceeded on its annual six week recess.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Why I won’t abandon Governor Emmanuel, PDP – Akwa Ibom Deputy Govenor

He reaffirmed his commitment to the ideals of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, addressing journalists at the State Police Headquarters, in Benin City, on the foiled robbery attack on a bank in Igarra, in Akoko Edo Local Government Area of Edo State, on Friday, August 10, 2018.

Six killed as police foil robbery attack in Edo

Two civilians and a police inspector lost their lives in a diversionary attack.

Gov Wike

Wike asks Osinbajo to sack EFCC chairman

The governor alleges EFCC is ultimately targeting the Rivers state government.

Nigeria Police

Police deploy over 1,000 personnel for Cross River bye-election

Every polling unit in the area would be protected by eight policemen says an official.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Bye election: Police arrest 12 suspected cultists in Cross River

Also, Nigerian Navy says it has arrested four suspected cultists in Rivers.

Governor Dickson’s mother dead

The governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Agbo, said she died of cancer early hours of Thursday.

Senator Akpabio (first from left), APC leader, Bola Tinubu, President Buhari's aide, Ita Enang at the defection of Mr Akpabio to APC on Wednesday

PDP finished in Niger Delta – Akpabio

The former Senate Minority Leader explains why he decided to leave the PDP.

APC leaders at the Ikot Ekpene rally, with Ekaette Akpabio, holding the broom, with hubby, Senator Godswill Akpabio. TYinubu, 3rd left, Oshiomhole, 4th left and Boss Mustapha, extreme right

Akpabio’s defection unfortunate, swimming against the tide – Secondus

Mr Secondus said he found it strange that Mr Akpabio would dump the PDP to join the APC.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

EFCC freezes Akwa Ibom government bank accounts

The development comes a day after the anti-graft agency reportedly froze three accounts run by Benue State.

Senator Akpabio addressing reporters at the Akwa Ibom International Airport, Uyo

Governor Emmanuel sacks commissioners who welcomed Akpabio

A jubilant crowd thronged the airport to welcome back the senator.