For The Record: Full text of Akwa Ibom governor’s inaugural speech
Emmanuel Udom was inaugurated for a second term on Wednesday.
Nigerian publisher Betty Irabor speaks on depression, suicide attempt
Mrs Irabor said she was placed under suicide watch, at some point.
Governor Emmanuel calls on Akpabio, APC leaders to join him in building Akwa Ibom
Mr Emmanuel, in his inauguration speech, said the “fleeting passion of politics” should not be allowed to “break the cords of our brotherhood”.
Wike takes oath of office for second term as Rivers governor
The governor says his administration would consolidate on his first term achievements to make Rivers the greatest state in Nigeria.
Why we can’t sanction pastors who accuse children of being witches – Former CAN leader
Cletus Bassey says many of the churches involved in such practices are ‘magic houses’.
There’re too many children on Akwa Ibom streets — Activists
Activists discuss challenges facing child development in Akwa Ibom, at a PREMIUM TIMES roundtable in Uyo, to mark the Children’s Day.
Navy University inaugurated, matriculates 231 students
The Navy says the institution will enhance the quality of its human capacity.
Dickson demands principle of rotation as governors elect new chairman
The 36 state governors under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors Forum will elect a new chairman on Wednesday.
Edo Assembly passed 70 bills, 188 resolution in four years – Speaker
The sixth session of the legislature was inaugurated in June 2015.
Delta approves payment of salary arrears to LG workers, teachers
The approval was given for the payment of the old minimum wage arrears owed from April 2011 to June 2012.
Minister inaugurates housing estate in Bakassi, Cross River
The government says the houses are for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in Bakassi LGA.
Tribunal rejects PDP candidate’s plea to recount ballot papers in Edo
The tribunal ruled that there was no provision in the Electoral Act as amended for the recounting of ballot papers after the declaration of election results.
9th National Assembly: We’ll not defect, PDP senator assures governor
“With three senators and 10 House of Representatives members intact, we will not defect,” the senator said.
Akwa Ibom governor gives condition for appointment of commissioners
The Akwa Ibom governor wants all his officials to have farms.
Rape: Judge recuses self from trial of ex-Bayelsa governor’s aide
The defendant accused the judge of bias in a petition to the NJC
Eight years after monarch’s gruesome murder, police hunt down suspects
The monarch was killed on January 30, 2011, in his palace by unknown assailants.
Nigerian university suspends student for calling vice chancellor ‘foolish’ on Facebook
The spokesperson of the university told PREMIUM TIMES the student may be recalled or expelled from the university when the case is “determined”.
Bayelsa govt commends INEC for shifting governorship election date
INEC on Thursday announced a shift in date for the governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
I won’t share Edo money to greedy politicians – Obaseki
The governor says Edo money is meant for the development of the state.