South South

Thousands of Nigerians stranded on bad Sapele-Warri road

A reporter witnessed hundreds of vehicles stranded.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

Bayelsa Governorship: INEC reacts to court judgement disqualifying APC

The court ruled that the governorship primary conducted by the APC was not done in compliance with the guidelines and the constitution of the party.

David Lyon, winner of the Bayelsa State 2019 governorship election

APC has no governorship candidate in Bayelsa, court declares

The court declaration, on Thursday, was part of its judgement in a case filed by Heineken Lokpobiri, one of the APC governorship aspirants.

Bayelsa Governorship: Court to rule on suit challenging APC candidate

The judgement would be coming two days to the Bayelsa governorship election.

Bayelsa Election: Radio worker shot dead as thugs ambush party supporters

Witnesses said scores of people, mostly supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, were injured in the attack.

U.S. Embassy Abuja

Why we are interested in Bayelsa election – U.S.

The U.S. Consul General in Lagos says the country has a longstanding commitment to free, fair, transparent and peaceful polls.

Gov Seriake Dickson

Another aide to Bayelsa governor resigns

Kenedy Tonjo-West, Senior Special Adviser to Bayelsa Governor on Niger Delta Youth Matters, says he remains in PDP.

Nigeria Police Force

Bayelsa Poll: Police launch code of conduct for personnel

The governorship election in Bayesla holds on November 16.

Bayelsa on Nigerian map

Bayelsa Governorship Poll: APC heads to Appeal Court over disqualified deputy governorship candidate

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, disqualified Mr Degi-Eremienyo, for submitting false information to INEC

Governor Udom Emmanuel at the maiden Akwa Ibom Education Summit

Governor Emmanuel wins at Appeal Court

The PDP in Akwa Ibom said the latest judgement was a confirmation of the “sanctity of the ballot”.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

APC state chapter “suspends” Oshiomhole

A statement says the chapter suspended Mr Oshiomhole following a vote of no confidence passed on him by local government chapter chairmen.

Governor Nyesom wike

NBA in Rivers has become “enemy of our people” – Wike

“…by descending into the arena of politics with irresponsible ultimatums, threats and utterances, the NBA in Rivers State has crossed the redline and become part of the enemy of our people.”

Senator Chris Ekpenyong

Akpabio’s opponent says he’ll continue working as senator despite judgement

The Court of Appeal on Saturday, nullified Mr Ekpenyong’s election.


PDP reacts to Appeal Court ruling on Akpabio’s Senatorial election rerun

The court on Saturday nullified Chris Ekpenyong’s victory and ordered a rerun within 90 days.

Former Akwa Ibom Governor and Senator, Godswill Akpabio.

Akpabio prevails as Appeal Court orders rerun in one local govt

The former Akwa Ibom governor was named a minister by President Buhari after INEC declared PDP winner of the senatorial election in February.

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa

Dickson tackles Oshiomhole on cost, quality of Bayelsa airport

Mr Oshiomhole had accused Mr Dickson of spending N100 billion on the airport.

Adams Oshiomhole speaking at the APC Secretariat

Oshiomhole urges Bayelsa Govt. to account for N100bn airport project

The APC leaser says TBS airport is an “endless project”.

INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu speaking during the formal opening of the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections Result Collation Centre, in Abuja on Sunday (24/2/19). 01726/24/2/2019/BJO/NAN

Bayelsa Guber Polls: INEC to deliver sensitive materials a week ahead

The INEC chairman says sensitive materials are in the custody of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

File photo of DPR Officials sealing a filling station

DPR seals 13 illegal petrol stations in Akwa Ibom

Out of the 13 stations sealed, seven were sealed for non-approval to build or operate the stations while six did not renew their licenses

Sexual harassment: Akwa Ibom University sacks eight lecturers

The lecturers were sacked sexually harassing some female students and for extortion between 2015/2016 and 2018/2019 academic sessions.

Former Delta State Governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan

Ex-Governor Uduaghan speaks on Court of Appeal loss

Mr Uduaghan said he had called Mr Manager to congratulate him on his victory

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, who succeeded Adams Oshiomhole.[Photo credit: YouTube]

Edo councils get N3 billion allocation in October

The state’s IGR rises by 8.2 per cent

NDDC road project in Nomayo community, Ikpoba Okha LGA of Edo state

Edo roads funded by NDDC also abandoned

One road project received N92 million by 2016 but has not been executed three years after.

Godswill Akpabio

APC state chairmen demand Akpabio’s removal as minister

The forum of APC state chairmen accuses the minister of being “overbearing”.

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

Court orders arrest of Edo lawmaker-elect loyal to Oshiomhole

The lawmaker elect is accused of forging a WAEC certificate.