South South

Leading Akwa Ibom PDP governorship aspirant, Umanah, set to defect to APC

Umanah Umanah was the Secretary to the State Government.

2015: Why Buhari should be APC presidential candidate – Group

Group says among the party’s presidential aspirant, only the former head of state has the credentials to fix the nation’s problems.

PDP cancels ward congresses in Lagos, Oyo, C’River

According to the statement fresh ward congresses would be conducted in the three states on Monday, Nov. 24.

We’ll stop Amaechi from rigging Rivers election –​ ​Wike

Mr. Wike says PDP is certain ​of victory in the state.

PDP will reclaim Rivers in 2015, says ex-minister

“I assure you that PDP has the capacity to win both the governorship and presidential elections in this state by 2015”.

#Nigeria2015: Governor Dickson warns Bayelsa PDP members

“Party faithful, especially those seeking elective positions and their supporters should be mindful of their utterances and actions,…”

Permanent Voter Cards

INEC to work with security agencies to recover 5,000 PVCs stolen in Edo

INEC says stolen card will be useless to anyone other than the original owners.

Permanent Voter Cards

Over 4,000 INEC permanent voter cards stolen in Edo

The Commission says registration exercise still continues in the local government areas.

Ex-Senator, Effiong Bob, makes U-turn; supports zoning of Governorship ticket to Eket District

Mr. Bob asked aspirants and groups in Uyo Senatorial District to accept this decision as a sacrifice for growth.

Nigeria will not break up in 2015, says Uduaghan, Oritsejafor

“All the parties in Nigeria have agreed that Nigeria will not break up.”

APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Permanent voter card a horse whip against elected public officers – Oshiomhole

The issuance of PVCs in Edo began on Friday.

PDP suspends governorship aspirant, 10 others in C’River

The party says the suspended members have been referred to the appropriate party committee in the state in line with the constitution of the party for thorough investigation.

U.K. to return £6.8million of Ibori’s stolen loot to Nigeria

“In the light of the Ibori case, Nigeria has done a fantastic job in tackling corruption.”

PDP panel in Rivers denies doing Wike’s bidding

The panel says it conducted a transparent process contrary to the claim by the 14 governorship aspirants in the state

South-South APC invites Buhari, Atiku, others to present manifesto ahead of primary

The party strategies for electoral victory in the oil-rich zone

Why I want to be Senator – Governor Uduaghan

“History is in the making and I have to heed the calls of my people.”

16 PDP governorship aspirants boycott ward congress in Rivers

The aspirant says the party breached its ward congress procedures by its refusal to openly register members, authenticate and display the party’s register as stipulated by its constitution.

Godswill Akpabio

Several injured as clashes mar A’Ibom PDP ward congress

“The injured were bleeding and the police had to take them to hospital.”

Suspected cultists kill 2 in Bayelsa

Suspected cultists have killed two persons in separate attacks that occurred on Tuesday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa.

I don’t need Akpabio’s endorsement to contest guber election – Ex-Commissioner

“I need the endorsement of the Akwa Ibom people.”


Erosion threatens Delta community

“The link road from Ubulu-Okiti is in a terrible condition…”

Two lawyers in court over alleged forgery of dead man’s will

The three persons allegedly forged a testamentary instrument purported to have been made by Sheidum’s husband, the late Kolawole.

Ijaw group threatens to disrupt Saturday’s council poll in Delta

The group laments the inequality in the distribution of wards in Warri South Local Government Area.


Nigeria now has 743, 062 internally displaced persons — NEMA

NEMA says 676, 975 of the persons were displaced by conflicts and 66, 087 by natural disasters as at September 2014.

Godswill Akpabio

Ex-Akwa Ibom deputy governor defies Akpabio, picks PDP guber form

Governor Akpabio had blatantly warned that any candidate he did not bless, is a traitor and deserves death.