INEC suspends supplementary election in Bayelsa constituency
Out of the three constituencies earlier scheduled for the polls, the election is now holding in two.
Court strikes out criminal defamation charge against Nigerian journalist
The journalist accuses the deputy governor of pocketing N250 million monthly as security votes.
Police arrest 42 persons for electoral offences in Akwa Ibom
The police said the suspects would soon be charged to the court upon completion of investigations.
Delta govt sets up 17-member Task Force to check human trafficking
The state governor laments the rising number of trafficked persons from the state.
Oil companies fuelling insecurity in Niger Delta – Gov Dickson
Mr Dickson also accused oil companies of fuelling insecurity in the region.
Suspected cultists kill two corps members, injure one in Bayelsa
The corps members were attacked in their residence.
UPDATED: INEC announces dates for collation of results in Rivers governorship election
The commission said it will have a meeting with critical actors on March 30
INEC announces dates for collation of results in Rivers governorship election
Revalidation of observers, INEC said, will be done simultaneously in Abuja and Rivers State between March 25 and March 31.
Governor Emmanuel signs N672 billion Akwa Ibom budget into law
The budget is christened “Budget of Industrialisation for Poverty Alleviation”.
Police still barricading Akwa Ibom road, 11 days after elections
The road leads to the headquarters of the INEC in the state.
FEC approves five new clean-up contracts for Ogoni land
The council also approved assistance to states affected by insecurity, flooding
Edo gets new Lassa fever treatment centre, spends N100m on equipment
Edo is one of the states in Nigeria endemic for Lassa fever with over 700 suspected cases
Stop talking about 2023 succession, Akwa Ibom PDP appeals to residents
The governorship of Akwa Ibom traditionally rotates among different geopolitical areas in the state.
Delta assembly approves state government’s N3 billion loan
The loan will be used to finance priority road projects in the state.
Groups caution Nigerian govt against resumption of oil exploitation in Ogoni land
The groups describe the instruction to resume production as insensitive, ill-advised and capable of inflaming suspicions and conflict in the area.
Court sacks Delta APC faction, disqualifies Ogboru as governorship candidate
The court also voided the participation of the party’s gubernatorial candidate, Great Ogboru in the election.
Akpabio wants tribunal to declare him winner of senatorial election
The senator earlier withdrew a case over the matter from the court so he could head to the tribunal
About 56,000 applicants jostle for 1000 C’River Primary Healthcare jobs
The recruitment is for nine cadres of health officers.
Prominent Rivers citizens express concern over electoral violence, army’s role
Criticisms of the army over Rivers elections continue as prominent citizens call for probe.
Rivers Elections: We feel betrayed by INEC – Nigerian Army
INEC had accused the army and thugs of disrupting elections in Rivers.
HIV/AIDs prevalence rate in Akwa Ibom unacceptable – Ex-NMA chairman
The Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has shown that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country.
Police arrest suspected killers of four officers – Official
The killers also burnt the police station and police vehicles.