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UNIPORT unveils policy document on Sex for Grades

The policy provides that any person accused of sexual misconduct would be presumed guilty until such allegation is proved otherwise.

Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa. [Photo credit: Thisday Live]

Delta Assembly clears nominees for revenue board

The three members of the board were recently nominated by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade.

Police withdraw terrorism charges against lawyer detained for ‘criticising governor’

The lawyer has been detained for about one month for allegedly criticising the state governor.

APC Secretariat

Bayelsa Governorship: APC chieftain says own party candidate not good enough

The candidate has the support of the junior petroleum minister, Timipre Sylva.


Journalists to file petition against Akwa Ibom judge

The judge threw a female journalist for photographing the activities of the state environmental task force

UniBen main gate

UNIBEN appoints second female vice-chancellor

She becomes the second female vice-chancellor of the institution after Grace Alele Williams, who was also the first female vice-chancellor in Nigeria.

NDDC was so corrupt, it was treated like ATM – Akpabio

Mr Akpabio said corruption and political interference have disrupted the original purpose of setting up the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Pregnant woman, three others killed in Edo road accident

The witness said the dead people were all standing by the roadside, waiting to board a vehicle to convey them to market.

Edo state map

Edo lawmaker-elect charged with forgery

The lawmaker is accused of forging a West African Senior School Certificate.

Timi Alaibe

Why people are leaving PDP in Bayelsa – Timi Alaibe

Some aides to the state governor, Seriake Dickson, are among those that have reportedly left the PDP.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing journalists on Sunday

Supreme Court upholds Wike’s election

The Supreme Court faulted the decision of the Court of Appeal that upturned the judgement of the election petition tribunal.

CrossRiverWatch publisher and journalist, Agba Jalingo. [PHOTO CREDIT:]

Court grant’s prosecution’s request for masked witnesses in Agba Jalingo’s trial

Mr Jalingo, who was arrested and detained by the government in August, is facing trial on allegations on allegations of treason and terrorism among others.

Abandoned project at Bundu

INVESTIGATION: Abandoned NDDC school projects litter Rivers Communities

Several school projects awarded by the NDDC were either not implemented or abandoned.

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State.

Akwa Ibom has enough money to pay N30, 000 minimum wage – NLC

The Akwa Ibom government has repeatedly said it would pay the new minimum wage and has set up an implementation committee to that effect.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

INEC to engage 10,063 ad hoc staff for Bayelsa poll

INEC will conduct Bayelsa governorship election on November 16.

Mr Joseph Odok

Nigerian lawyer slammed with terrorism charges for criticising state governor

Mr Ayade’s spokesperson denies the governor’s involvement in the arrest and detention of Mr Odok.

Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa. [Photo credit: Thisday Live]

Okowa seeks approval for N27.9bn 2019 supplementary budget

The supplementary budget raises the 2019 budget figure from N390 billion to N417.9 billion.


Four amnesty programme beneficiaries bag First Class Hons. degrees

At the 7th convocation ceremonies and 10th anniversary of the institution, 19 other beneficiaries of the programme were also awarded Second Class Honours degrees in various disciplines

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

APC coming to correct PDP’s mistakes in Bayelsa – Oshiomhole

The Bayelsa governorship election holds on November 16.

Godswill Akpabio

Senate rejects Niger Delta Ministry’s budget

The senate rejected the ministry’s 2020 budget due to uncompleted projects in the region.


Groups support NDDC audit, want new board to supervise process

President ordered the audit on the agency on Thursday.

APC FLag used to illustrate the story.

Edo APC crisis: Party suspends state secretary

The secretary was suspended following complaints by members of the party in Oredo LGA where the secretary is a leader.

Edo Obaseki and Oshiomhole

Amidst rift with Oshiomhole, Obaseki vows not to leave APC

Although Mr Oshiomhole, now the national chairman of the APC, helped Mr Obaseki to power, both men have been at daggers drawn for several months.

President Buhari Receives South East governors and selected leaders and stakeholders from the zone. [Photo: @Bashirahmad]

We’ll open up Calabar to the rest of Nigeria — Buhari

The president receives the Obong of Calabar, Ekpo Okon Abasi, Otu V.

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Economic Advisory Council will meet him periodically.

Buhari orders forensic audit of NDDC operations since 2001

The agency has little to show for the billions of naira it has received in the last 19 years.