South South

Political killings still happening in Rivers, APC guber candidate, Peterside claims

Mr. Peterside says no one has been punished for the killings during elections.

Akpabio did well, but I’ve done better – Akwa Ibom Gov. Emmanuel

The governor says his administration is not an appendage of the Akpabio administration.

Immigration warns foreigners to keep off Bayelsa guber polls

The immigration particularly warns ECOWAS nationals.

Looted funds: Buhari must account for every kobo recovered – Niger Delta Group

The group says every recovered loot must be channeled into the federal and states budgets before they are used.

Frozen chicken

Nigerian Customs destroys N11.5 million smuggled frozen chicken, fish in Benin

About 1,205 cartons contained imported frozen poultry products.

Bayelsa Police strengthen security ahead governorship election

Mr. Arase is expected to address police officers deployed to ensure security during the election.

​Akwa Ibom leaders reject plan to build nuclear plant in the state

Leaders of the state have been persistent in rejecting the federal government proposal.

​Finally, Akpabio’s ‘world-class’ Akwa Ibom hospital opens 6 months after launch

For now, medical examination is free at the Ibom Specialist Hospital.

Akwa Ibom trains emergency workers for ambulance services

The government is to spend N500 million on the project.

Police to deploy 9,000 personnel for Bayelsa poll

The force headquarters will decide the final number.

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa State Governor

Bayelsa Election: We didn’t endorse Seriake Dickson – MEND

The group accused Mr. Dickson of paying a group of thugs to use the name of MEND to endorse his ambition

High court

High court stops Eze Ndigbo installation process in Benin

The case was adjourned till December 22.

Calabar-Itu road Photo Credit:

Bad road causes death of 36 members of Nigerian transport union in 3 months – Official

“The association took the decision to fill the potholes to save the lives of our members and also protect our vehicles.”

Fuel scarcity bites harder in Auchi, hits N180 per litre

“I cannot understand what is happening in this country. We have fuel, but we still suffer to buy”.

Cars queuing to buy petrol

Fuel scarcity cripples businesses in Uyo

Several cities have been hit by fuel scarcity.

Nigeria govt earmarks $25bn for investment in transport, energy

The government says it will not measure its success by macroeconomic indicators.

UniBen main gate

UNIBEN produces 64 first class graduates

Attahiru Jega, a former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission will deliver the convocation lecture

FRSC records 18 deaths, 39 road crashes in Akwa Ibom

Sixteen of the crashes which involved 194 persons were fatal.

Delta governorship: APC asks Appeal Court to set aside tribunal ruling

The tribunal validated the election of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party.

John AkpanUdoedehe

Akwa Ibom APC leaders renew court battle for party’s governorship ticket

The Abuja court had struck out the case by John Akpanudoedehe.

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

Gov. Ayade inaugurates 2015 Calabar carnival

The governor says the 2015 carnival would be the best ever.

Rotimi Amaechi, Transport minister, appearing before the Senate

Rivers APC sets agenda for Amaechi

The party urges Mr. Amaechi to take action on airports, rail system and maritime sectors​.​