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.
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
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.”
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.
Amnesty Office commences payment of ex-militants’ stipends
The amnesty office says the payments will be made in batches.
UNEP Report: Buhari on the right path on Ogoni, group says
The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth wants legal backing for HYPREP.
Dickson, Alamieyeseigha not sent out of Bayelsa peace meeting- PDP
The party says it has recalled some suspended members.
INEC tenders Card Reader report for Akpabio’s senatorial election
Mr. Akpabio’s election is being challenged.
Police 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.
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