South South

Name our moles in PDP, APC dares Wike

Govenor Wike says the APC has moles in the PDP including among its presidential aspirants.

Gov Wike

Rivers 2019: Wike speaks on possible APC governorship candidate, Tonye Cole

Mr Wike says something must be wrong for the APC to have decided to field a candidate against him.

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC), Adams Oshiomhole (m), addressing State House Correspondents after a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the State House Abuja on Monday (23/7/18). With him are Spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 Campaign, Festus Keyamo (L) and former member of the House of Representatives from Birnin-Kudu in Jigawa State. Hon. Farouk Aliyu Adamu. 03946/23/7/18/Ismaila Ibrahim/NAN

Cross River APC adopts direct primaries

Others stakeholders who spoke said the direct primary option will expand the reach of the party.


NUPENG begins strike in Warri, gives military 24-hour ultimatum

NUPENG is protesting against the actions of an oil firm.

Permanent Voter Cards

175,000 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River – REC

107,524 of the PVCs were from 2015 registration while 67,722 were the unclaimed ones from the 2017.

I Go Dye

Comedian ‘I Go Dye’ advises Udaughan to ‘retire’ from politics

The 39-year-old comedian has been very outspoken about national issues in recent times.

Total to build N40 million soap manufacturing plant in Akwa Ibom

An official says the plant, when completed, would boost 48 direct jobs and 100 indirect jobs in the state.

Former Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan

Ex-Gov. Uduaghan a featherweight politician — Delta PDP

The party says the former governor is suffering crisis of conscience.

Mrs Valerie Ebe, former deputy governor of Akwa Ibom state

I don’t know if I’m still in PDP – Former Akwa Ibom deputy governor

The remark, which smacks of indecision, mirrors the uncertainty within the current politics in Akwa Ibom.

Mr Eseme Eyiboh, former member, House of Representatives

Don’t contest for second term, ex-federal lawmaker tells Akwa Ibom governor

The former lawmaker hails from Esit Eket Local Government Area, which is within the same federal constituency with the governor.

Church symbol used to illustrate the story.

One dead in Delta church collapse

Four persons who sustained injuries have been taken to a local hospital.

Tonye Cole

Rivers 2019: Tonye Cole resigns from Sahara Group, may challenge Wike

Mr Cole is believed to be the preferred candidate of transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Gunmen abduct Reps aspirant

The police said they are working to ensure his freedom.

File photo of flood used to illustrate the story

Flood: 8,000 birds killed, 50 houses submerged in Edo

The victims blamed poor road construction for the flood.

Man throwing his fishing net. [PHOTO CREDIT: CNN]

2,500 amnesty beneficiaries to be trained in fishing – Official

About 100 fishing trawlers are to be built in Burutu, Delta State.

Former Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan

Ex-Delta Governor, Uduaghan, formally joins APC, gives reasons

Mr. Uduaghan praises President Buhari’s leadership style, describing it as progressive.

Nigeria Police

Gunmen kill ex-councillor in Delta

The police claim the identities of the culprits are known.

Again Akwa Ibom govt attacks Akpabio, alleges ‘fraud’ in hotel project

The state government also poses seven questions to Mr Akpabio.

Smuggled rice impounded by Nigeria Customs5

Nigerian Navy confiscates 13,803 bags of smuggled rice

The anti-smuggling operation was carried out in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy of enhancing and promoting local production of rice.

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Two kids die in early morning fire outbreak in Delta

The fire incident also destroyed property worth millions of naira.

Oil spill caused by damaged riser

Bayelsa community accuses JTF, Shell of coercion to endorse spill report

Community leaders reportedly refused to sign the report.

FILE PHOTO: President Muhammadu Buhari,and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (middle) and other party leaders, pose for snapshot after a meeting with APC governors.

Why Cross River APC is in disarray – Ex-minister

He advised APC faithful in the state to bury their interest and work for the progress of the party.

Cross River State House of Assembly

Another Cross River lawmaker is dead

A lawmaker in the state died in May.

Oil spill caused by a damaged riser

Shell, community disagree on spill impact

A community refused to sign an investigative report.

Senator Godswill Akpabio (right) smiles at Mr John Udoedehe at Akwa Ibom APC Caucus meeting on Saturday in Uyo

Akpabio meets former political foes at first APC caucus meeting since defection

Mr Akpabio reportedly pleaded for forgiveness.