South South

Former Governor Adams Oshiomole

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.

Ese Oruru (Aisha Chuwas)

Ese Oruru: Yunusa finally released on bail

“Yunusa left custody of the Okaka prison, Bayelsa after spending over four months.”

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

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.

INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

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.

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

Cross River to establish own security outfit

Mr. Ayade says the security outfit would create over 3000 jobs.

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.

Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa State Governor

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.”

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

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.

Niger Delta militants

Police confirm attack on Shell facility in Imo

The attack is the first in Imo State since the resurgence of militancy in the Niger Delta.