Suspected rapist, who ‘settled’ victim’s father, remanded in prison
Shedrack Ejinwa allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl in a hospital in Port Harcourt and paid her father N370,000 to kill the case.
Bayelsa: Court gives APC nod to conduct direct primary – Official
With Tuesday’s court decision, the party will now proceed with the direct mode of primary on Wednesday, the official said.
Dickson’s man, Diri, wins PDP governorship primary
The primary, conducted in Yenagoa on Tuesday night, spilled over to Wednesday morning.
Bayelsa Guber Primaries: Court declines jurisdiction to stop Dickson’s delegates
“All parties in the suit should consult their party constitution and do what they think is right for them,” the judge said.
Xenophobic Attacks: MTN shop attacked in Akwa Ibom
The attackers, a handful of local young men, pushed their way through the crowded shop along the busy Ikot Ekpene Road.
Sharia Council Blasts Wike Over Alleged Mosque Demolition
Reports of the demolition of a mosque in Port Harcourt by the Rivers State government had triggered controversy and criticisms by Nigerians on social media.
Bayelsa Governorship: Meet the six aspirants battling for APC ticket
The party will nominate its candidate by direct primary this week.
Bayelsa Governorship: The man Dickson wants as his successor
Two days to the PDP primary, there are signs that Mr Diri is Governor Seriake Dickson’s preferred candidate.
FG commends Delta govt for Asaba airport facilities
The aviation minister inspected the airport.
It’s God, not me, who chose head of Akwa Ibom civil service – Governor Emmanuel
Mr Essien’s appointment was announced in May by Governor Emmanuel.
Explosion occurs on NPDC crude trunk line in Delta
The incident happened on Friday at Otu-Jeremi community in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.
Man whose daughter was raped in hospital prefers cash, not suspect’s trial
The 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 67-year-old man.
Niger Delta governors to meet Buhari over NDDC board appointments
The governors express concern over the governance process within the agency.
Detained journalist files fundamental rights enforcement application
Mr Jalingo has been in detention without trial since August 22
Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson, gets new spokesperson
Mr Soriwei, a journalist, joined the Bayelsa government after over two decades of professional practice.
APC headquarters approves six aspirants for Bayelsa governorship primary
Of the total seven governorship aspirants that were screened, six were cleared to participate in the governorship primary in Bayelsa State.
‘It’s a terrorist,’ young men celebrate killing of rare animal in Nigerian village
A professor identified the dead animal as African civet which he described as “One of the most important gift of nature to Africa”.
Delta at 28: Governor Okowa salutes citizens, says better days now here
Delta and 11 other states were created on August 27, 1991 by the military regime headed by Ibrahim Babangida.
NEMA records over 60 disasters in South-South in eight months
The coordinator listed some of the disasters in the region as flooding, building collapse, fire and tanker explosion.
Edo govt receives 4,943 Libya returnees in two years
An official said the state government has expended over N300 million on rehabilitation and reintegration of the returnees.
Akwa Ibom govt. to close down 1,140 illegal schools
The government says the measure is being taken to stem the rising cases of unapproved private schools.