South South

Tribunal rejects Wike’s motion seeking dismissal of election suit

The petitioner allegedly did not submit the Form TF007 within seven days required by the law.

God has vindicated me – Governor Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said God has vindicated him before his political enemies.

Frozen chicken

Nigerian Customs Service destroys 600 cartons of poultry products

The federal government has banned the importation of frozen products.

Bayelsa PDP Chairman, Tiimi Alaibe, 1,100 other PDP members defect to APC

APC chairman, Mr. Odigie-Oyegun, received the defectors in Yenagoa

Adams Oshiomhole

Edo gives flood warning as Cameroon opens dam

“The people are advised to desist from indiscriminate waste dumping habits that end us blocking the drain”.


No election held in my polling unit, Akpabio’s opponent says

“The entire election materials for my unit were hijacked by people suspected to be thugs loyal to the Peoples Democratic Party.”

Adams Oshiomhole

Senate approves $75 million World Bank loan for Edo

Senator Mattew Urhogbide wants Senate to verify some claims made by the state on usage of first tranche of loan.

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa State Governor

Bayelsa PDP leaders deny defection to APC

Party chieftains seek apology from APC for false claims

APC, Emerhor, say Delta INEC is Compromised

The petitioners say the PDP has unwholesome dealings with INEC.

Niger Delta militants

Amnesty Office commences payment of ex-militants’ stipends

The amnesty office says the payments will be made in batches.

The UNEP report showed Shell had poisoned Ogoniland

UNEP Report: Buhari on the right path on Ogoni, group says

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth wants legal backing for HYPREP.

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA Boss

Peterside hails clean-up of Ogoniland by Buhari

Mr. Peterside says the president’s action has rekindled hope and brought a major relief to Ogoni people

Dickson, Alamieyeseigha not sent out of Bayelsa peace meeting- PDP

The party says it has recalled some suspended members.

Godswill Akpabio

INEC tenders Card Reader report for Akpabio’s senatorial election

Mr. Akpabio’s election is being challenged.

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…”