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.
How Niger Delta will benefit from Buhari’s govt — Oshiomhole
Mr. Oshiomhole says events of the past few years have shown that friends of the Niger Delta are not necessarily from the region.
Court dismisses Pre-Election Case against Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel
The court says it lacked jurisdiction to hear the matter
2015 River Governorship Election: Tribunal to decide on jurisdiction July 9
The defendants, Mr. Wike and the PDP, challenged the court on its jurisdiction.
Rivers workers give new police boss 14-day ultimatum to improve security
The TUC pledged to collaborate with the new commissioner.
Unpaid salaries: Edo LG Chairmen to forfeit allowances, security votes
Governor Oshiomhole says, “You cannot be eating when workers are starving. Let both the leader and the workers starve together.”
Cross River Governor, Ayade, wants death penalty for kidnappers
The governor has despatched a bill to the state assembly.
Obong University in Akwa Ibom gets NUC approval for new courses
The institution is one of two private universities in Akwa Ibom state.
Tribunal strikes out Labour Party’s petition against Akwa Ibom Governor
Mr. Usoro concluded that the petitioner failed to comply with the provisions of paragraph 4(3) of the First Schedule of the Electoral Act.
Tribunal orders INEC, Akwa Ibom REC to transfer all guber election materials to Abuja
The judge warns journalists against misrepresenting him.
How I delivered good governance to Rivers State — Amaechi
Mr. Amaechi says the Federal Government under Goodluck Jonathan owes Rivers State N108 billion.
Gov. Okowa submits 12 Commissioner-nominees to Delta Assembly
The House has appointed its principal officers.