South South

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa State Governor

Bayelsa PDP holds reconciliatory meeting

The party urged aggrieved members to close ranks and work for Governor Dickson.

DPR seals 5 petroleum depots in Calabar

“The depots have been suspended from loading products to marketers, for selling above the ex-depots price of N77.66 as stipulated by government.”

​P​olice ​rescue pregnant girls from Asaba “baby factory”

​The operator of the factory has been arrested.​

Police nab tricyclist over possession of arms, ammunition

The police say the suspect has been charged to court for unlawful possession of fire arms and ammunitions.

Two officers killed as police foils kidnap attempt on Bayelsa LG Chairman

One suspect has been arrested.

Rivers people will not regret voting me says Wike

Mr. Wike says he is determined to rebuild the state.

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA Boss

APC candidate, Peterside, qualified to contest Rivers guber poll — Tribunal

The judge ruled that Mr. Peterside met the 21 days notice for the All Progressives Congress primaries.

Amnesty: Ijaw Youth Council, others hail Buhari on Boroh’s appointment

The group says the appointment is a show of sensitivity.

Akwa Ibom Election: Again, PDP, INEC stall audit of ballot papers– APC

APC says INEC did not give the party adequate time to inspect the election materials.

Wike loses bid to relocate election tribunal to Rivers

Mr. Wike had prayed the tribunal to relocate the venue to Rivers, saying the election was duly conducted in the state

JTF arrests sea pirates in Bayelsa

“Items recovered include one AK 47 riffle, a pump action gun, three magazines with 72 rounds of 7.62 special ammunition…”

Adams Oshiomhole

No state has received bailout funds – Oshiomhole

Mr. Oshiomhole said President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to ensure states don’t owe workers salaries.

Oil Spill: Fishermen urge Nigeria to punish defaulting oil firms

The fishermen say they cannot fully engage in fishing activities because of the activities of defaulting companies.

Ex-Militants’ meeting in Bayelsa thwarted as  Soldiers seal off venue

The militants blame President Buhari for the current situation.

Akwa Ibom guber election: APC reacts over allegation of harassing REC

The APC says it was not aware that the REC had been harrassed.

Local government officials blockade Guinness plant in Edo

Guinness accuses the local government of “blackmail”.

SSS Intelligence operatives

Group alleges harassment of Akwa Ibom REC by SSS, APC

The group asked Mr. Buhari to call the SSS to order.

Man arraigned for snatching laptop, phone at gunpoint

The accused allegedly committed the offences on June 28, 2014

Residents flee as gunmen storm Rivers community, kill 2

Gunmen invaded Kira, a village in Tai Local Government Area.

Bayelsa governor orders payment of Local Govt workers’ salaries

The state government says it is taking up the duty of the local government councils.

Cross River governor lauds Buhari over new naval chief

The new chief of navy is an indigene of Cross River State.


Scarcity of funds stalling our projects – Niger Delta Ministry

President Buhari recently received briefings from permanent secretaries on their ministries.