South South

Adams Oshiomhole speaking at the APC Secretariat

Bayelsa Supreme Court judgment danger to Nigeria’s democracy – APC

APC faulted the Supreme Court’s judgment sacking its candidate as Bayelsa governor-elect.

Adams Oshiomhole

Supreme Court Ruling: Stay away from Bayelsa, PDP warns Oshiomhole

PDP warned Oshiomhole to stay away from Bayelsa State

Akwa Ibom assembly

Assembly demands relocation of DPR, ExxonMobil to Akwa Ibom

The Assembly says the refusal of DPR to relocate to the state was a deliberate attempt aimed at depriving Akwa Ibom people of their rights and privileges.

Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court Ruling: PDP supporters in wild jubilation in Bayelsa, tear APC flag

A five-member panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Odili on Thusday nullified the election of Mr Lyon of the APC.

David Lyon of the APC, winner of the Bayelsa State 2019 governorship election

Why Supreme Court sacked Bayelsa APC Governor-Elect, David Lyon

A five-member panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Odili nullified the election of Mr Lyon.

Gov Seriake Dickson

Dickson’s ex-aides violently clash with governor over unpaid allowances

The former aides accuse Mr Dickson of refusing to pay their salaries and allowances.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki.

Obaseki blames Oshiomhole for bombings in Edo

“The third move is now setting up bombs, blowing up places, and shooting empty buildings…” Governor Obaseki alleged


Edo 2020: Ize-Inyamu speaks on consensus candidate for APC

Mr Ize-Iyamu was a governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2016 governorship election in Edo.

Heineken Lokpobiri

UPDATED: Bayelsa Governorship: Supreme Court dismisses Lokpobiri’s appeal

Heineken Lokpobiri, a former minister, had filed the appeal at the apex court.

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa

Dickson inaugurates Bayelsa airport, urges FG to issue operational licence

The maiden aircraft landed in the Bayelsa airport in early 2019.

Governor Nyesom Wike [PHOTO CREDIT: @GovWike]

I won’t impose successor in Rivers, Wike insists

“I say it to Rivers people, I am not going to impose anybody on this state. I will not do it.”

APC FLag used to illustrate the story.

Edo 2020: APC mobilisation Committee submits report

The 41-member committee was set up to help mobilise the party’s members across the 18 LGAs ahead of the governorship election.

The scene of the accident involving tricycles in Anambra

Five dead in Bayelsa road accident

A tricycle operator and four passengers were killed in the accident that occurred on Tombia-Amassoma road in Yenagoa on Monday.

Adams Oshiomhole

Edo govt. to petition IGP, SSS, demands Oshiomhole’s arrest

Edo State Government says Mr Oshiomhole violated its rally orders.

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki [Photo credit: Punch Newspapers]

Edo 2020: Another PDP chieftain endorses Obaseki

The PDP in Edo state recently described as “indiscipline and ingratitude”, the endorsement of Mr Obaseki by some chieftains of the party.

Governor Nyesom Wike [PHOTO CREDIT: @GovWike]

Court reinstates eight Rivers permanent secretaries

The eight permanent secretaries were sacked by Gov. Nyesom Wike in 2015.

Senator Chris Ekpenyong

How I won Akwa Ibom rerun — Senator

Chris Ekpenyong said Godswill Akpabio did nothing in Akwa Ibom State during his eight-year tenure as a governor

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole and Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki.

Oshiomhole can’t enter Edo without Obaseki’s permission – Deputy Governor

Mr Shaibu, who addressed the crowd mainly in Pidgin English, said Mr Oshiomhole, a former governor of Edo, taught them how to fight “godfather”.

Dr Inih Ebong

Court orders reinstatement of Nigerian lecturer after 18 years of termination of appointment

Mr Ebong was an associate professor in the department of theatre arts when his appointment was unlawfully terminated

The journalist, Mr Joseph Atainyang

Group summons journalist, asks him to reveal source of Facebook post

The influential socio-cultural group threatens to sanction the journalist.

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade.

Agba Jalingo: Gov. Ayade breaks silence, claims detained journalist tried to overthrow Buhari

Mr Ayade says he is working for the release of the journalist.

Nigeria Police officers

Akwa Ibom re-run election: Police arrest 79 suspects

Police say electoral materials were recovered from the 79 suspects.

Akwa Ibom State University

University recalls student suspended for calling vice chancellor ‘foolish’

The student made the comment in a Facebook post.

David Lyon of the APC, winner of the Bayelsa State 2019 governorship election

Bayelsa Governorship: Tribunal dismisses Green Party petition against Lyon

The petitioner applied to withdraw the petition.

Godswill Akpabio

Akpabio loses again as PDP wins rerun elections in Akwa Ibom

Some election officials were held hostage in the Akwa Ibom area, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said.