South South

Federal Medical Centre Yenagoa remains shut despite suspension of NMA strike

Other health workers at the hospital are on strike.

Ebola: Rivers to make official announcement on doctor believed to have died of virus

The doctor’s death on Wednesday sparked panic across the state about a possible Ebola outbreak.

Ignore Akpabio’s death threat; campaign for 2015 governorship, Etiebet tells Akwa Ibom politicians

Mr. Akpabio had said that all aspirants who did not receive his blessing deserved to die as traitors.


Ex-militant leader blames LG boss over shooting of relative

The shooting came amid an upsurge in kidnapping and gun attack sin Baylesa State

Ex-Governor Attah, others ask Confab not to excise Akwa Ibom

Delegates said they were not consulted on the decision at the Conference.

ASUP protest

‎Bayelsa polytechnic lecturers, staff commence strike September 1

The communique was released after an emergency meeting held on August 11.

Rivers chief shoots own son, five others – Police

The Rivers Police warned against disrupting the peace in Rivers State.

Jonathan to commission Akwa Ibom gas plant Thursday

This the first time Mr. President is visiting Akwa Ibom

Ex-militants protest exclusion from amnesty programme

The former militants through their counsel, Ugha Kurumah, said they were from nine camps scattered in the two states

Governor Dickson hires ex-militant, Boyloaf, others to secure Bayelsa

The task force is aimed at stemming the tide of kidnappings, sea piracy, illegal bunkering and oil pipeline vandalism.

Bayelsa Speaker’s brother freed by kidnappers

The speakers’ mother and mother-in-law have previously been kidnapped

After 38 days in detention, Akwa Ibom journalist granted bail

Journalist said he was treated like a king in detention.

Bayelsa APC accuses Governor Dickson of encouraging impropriety

The APC in Bayelsa said the SUBEB boss runs the board as a
sole administrator.

CLO decries multiple taxation in Bayelsa

“It is becoming a worrisome trend, there are so many taxes levied on businesses.”

Gunmen used to illustrate the story

Kidnappers free Bayelsa Senator’s 90-year-old mother

The nonagenarian was kidnapped by gunmen on July 30.

MOSOP president Goodluck Diigbo

Ogoni set to elect own government officials

MOSOP said $640,000 has been earmarked for each of the proposed eight provinces

David Ugolor

Edo Assembly Crisis: Activist alleges threat to life

David Ugolor said the threats increased after his recent appearance on a Benin-based TV station, ITV.

Edo Assembly Crisis: PDP faction declares seat of decampee lawmaker vacant

Mr. Edoro moved from PDP to APC.

Ogun police arrest two fleeing armed robbers

The suspects were arrested after an operation

Bunkering crude oil theft

JTF, Police Repel Attack On Oil Installation In Bayelsa

This is the second attack in that area in the last week.

Rivers police boss warns against political rallies

The police say they must be notified at least five days ahead of a political rally.

No student died in Bayelsa cult clash – Police

“The cult clash between AY and Vagas cult groups happened outside NDU campus and not inside examination hall as alleged.”