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”.
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.
Tension in Rivers as Court reinstates sacked council chairpersons
The National Industrial Court has exclusive jurisdiction in civil cases and matters relating to labour, including trade unions and industrial relations.
Wike will be removed as Rivers Governor soon, APC candidate says
Mr. Peterside lost the governorship election to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Nyesom Wike.
Rivers APC denies instigating police takeover of Local Governments
The party vowed to retrieve the mandate Rivers people gave to it.
Ex-militants seek Buhari’s intervention on Amnesty Programme
“Some at Igbinedion University are being barred to write their final year examinations.”
Police recover remains of pipeline explosion victims at Agip oil field in Bayelsa
Two people are still missing.
Delta APC guber candidate challenges INEC over use of card readers
The APC says INEC had claimed the use of card readers was optional, when indeed it was mandatory.
PDP Demands Immediate Unsealing Of Rivers Councils
The Nigerian Police had sealed all the 23 council secretariats across the state.
Court sacks Rivers LG chairs elected a week before end of Amaechi’s tenure
Justice Akanbi says conducting the elections despite a court order was a demonstration of executive lawlessness and impunity
Akwa Ibom election papers soaked in water to frustrate probe, APC candidate claims
The APC candidate accuses INEC of sabotage.
New Police boss, Rivers workers agree to cooperate on security
The police chief said the meeting was “fruitful”.
Delta community contests naming of $16bn export processing zone
The Ugborodo community objects to the project being named after another community, Gbaramatu.