Shell’s host communities in Bayelsa, Rivers report Earth tremour, seek investigation
“Everywhere was shaking. It was something else. I thought the world had come to an end.”
Akwa Ibom Assembly probes non-payment of retirees’ benefits
Local government workers are owed for over four months.
Edo 2016: Modu Sheriff not backing down, asks INEC to obey court order
The former Borno governor says he remains the chairman of PDP.
Oshiomhole attacks ex-Minister, Onolememen, says he destroyed Benin-Okene Road
The Edo governor says he does not believe in “blame game”, but he will say the “truth”.
Akwa Ibom pensioners owed for 4 months protest on governor’s birthday
At least 17,000 retirees have been denied their entitlements for over four months.
Militants not holding Cross River’s Akpabuyo, Bakassi — Police
The police assure residents of adequate protection.
Governor Ayade, security agencies, stage ‘Operation Show of Force’ in Calabar
Authorities say the security challenge being experienced in the state will soon end.
Niger Delta Avengers is PDP’s “resistance wing” – Akpabio’s former aide
A special assistant to the former Akwa Ibom governor analyses the operations of Niger Delta Avengers.
Edo 2016: INEC says won’t accept Makarfi, Sheriff’s candidates except court rules
The PDP has been enmeshed in internal crisis.
Gov. Ayade appeals to Buhari to extend ‘Operation Delta Safe’ to Cross River
The governor said criminals in other parts of Niger Delta had relocated to Calabar and environs.
Edo election: Modu Sheriff PDP faction picks own candidate
The Ahmed Makarfi faction of the party kicked off its campaign for a different candidate on Tuesday.
Only PDP can solve Nigeria’s economic problems—Gov. Emmanuel
The Akwa Ibom governor speaks at the flag-off of Edo PDP campaign.
Akwa Ibom governor appoints caretaker chairmen for 31 local govt councils
One of the appointees is the state PDP chairman’s younger brother.
Nigerian govt pledges to pay ex-Niger Delta militants’ owed stipend
The former militants staged a protest on Monday, blocking the East West Road.
Judgement: I remain PDP national chairman, says Ali Modu Sheriff
Justice Abdullahi Liman declared that the appointment of the caretaker committee to oversee the party’s affairs was legal.
Bayelsa Governor Dickson begs Niger Delta militants
The governor advised the militants to “eschew violence and live in peace.”
Ijaw Youth Council condemns renewed attacks by Niger Delta Avengers
“It is unfortunate and worrisome that there is a resumption of fresh attacks.”
11 lawmakers plot to remove Cross River Assembly Speaker
“Those of us planning to remove the speaker are the most experienced lawmakers in the house.”
Delta assembly amends punishment for kidnapping from death penalty to life imprisonment
The lawmakers amended the law on the request of Governor Okowa.
PDP Crisis: Police seal venue for Modu Sheriff-faction’s Edo guber primary
Police say it is too early to say whether the primary will hold.
Caterpillars ravage 300 hectares of cocoa farms in Cross River – SEMA
A farmer said he lost several hectares of cocoa, pear, avocado, and yams to the insects.
PDP Crisis: Sheriff ‘suspends’ Edo exco, names caretaker committee
The Edo chapter of the party rejects the decision.