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The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo commissioner resigns

A replacement has been announced.

University of Port Harcourt

UNIPORT gets acting VC

Regina Ogali replaces Ndowa Lale who is proceeding on retirement leave on June 12.

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio [PHOTO: Silverbird TV]

Akpabio allegedly got N300 million contracts for construction of fence from NDDC

Mr Akpabio’s media aide, Anietie Ekong, told PREMIUM TIMES, Thursday morning, that there was “nothing extraordinary” about the document.

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa [Photo: Vanguard]

COVID-19 patient ‘escapes’ from Delta facility – Commissioner

The official said there was need for concerted efforts to “flatten the curve” of the virus.

IGP, Mohammed Adamu

#JusticeForUwa: Nigerian Police HQ takes over investigations into student’s murder

Police said a team of investigators and forensic experts deployed from Abuja to Edo to assist in the investigations has submitted a preliminary report

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State (Photo Credit: Punch)

Delta govt. raises alarm over coronavirus patient

The official said at 6 p.m. on June 1, 2020, seven men forcefully removed the patient from the treatment centre

Obaseki, Oshiomhole, Osagie Ize-Iyamu

ANALYSIS: How APC’s unending crisis may affect party in Edo governorship polls

Unless the party acts on time, it may suffer the same fate it suffered in Zamfara and Rivers States.

#JusticeForUwa: Nigerian cleric offers N1m reward for information on killers

Police have declared a manhunt for the killers of Ms Omozuwa.

Adams Oshiomhole, APC National Chairman. [Silverbird TV]

Edo 2020: No going back on direct primaries – Oshiomhole

The national chairman insisted that his decision was backed by the party constitution.

Godwin Obaseki

Edo 2020: APC governors meet Tinubu, fail to secure automatic ticket for Obaseki

Mr Obaseki has been having a running battle with his estranged godfather and predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo Governorship: Buhari assured me of his support – Obaseki

The visit to the president comes weeks ahead of the June 22 APC governorship primary.

Adams Oshiomhole, APC National Chairman. [Silverbird TV]

Court bars Edo Govt. from arresting, prosecuting Oshiomhole

Mr Oshiomhole was indicted by a panel of inquiry set up by the Edo State Government for allegedly breaching the state’s procurement law while he was governor.

Nigeria Police Force

Vera Omosuwa: Police intensify manhunt for Uniben student’s killers

The Force Headquarters says more homicide detectives have been deployed to Edo State to hunt the killers of the 23 years old.

Bayelsa State Governor, Duoye Diri

Bayelsa seals six churches for breaching COVID-19 protocols

“The six churches were sealed for failure to comply with safety measures put in place by the government to contain the spread of the pandemic.”

PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus

PDP wins Cross River LG election

PDP won in all the 18 councils of the state.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Police speak on murder of UNIBEN student

Vera Omozuwa, a 100 level Microbiology student of UNIBEN, was beaten inside a hall in the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Ikpoba Hill, Benin City on May 13

UniBen main gate

UNIBEN reacts to rape, murder of 100 level student

The victim was a 100-level Microbiology student of the institution before her travail.

One of the demolished buil ... , Uyo, Akwa Ibom state.jpg

Tension mounts between Uniuyo, host communities over demolition of buildings

All the demolished buildings were newly built, with some of them already roofed.

Gunmen used to illustrate the story.

Police confirm kidnap of four persons in Delta

Community sources say the kidnappers were suspected invaders.

Late Mr Ibanga Etang

NDDC reacts to speculations over director’s death

NDDC explains why it delayed announcing the official’s death.

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade[PHOTO CREDIT:@senatorbenayade]

Cross River renews its request for federal funding against coronavirus

The state, which is yet to have any confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, also appeals to the NCDC and the PTF to come to their aid.

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state.[PHOTO CREDIT: @MrUdomEmmanuel]

Akwa Ibom Governor speaks on NDDC director’s death

In his reaction over the death, Mr Emmanuel says there are more questions than answers.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo Govt. discharges 11 COVID-19 patients

With the discharge of the 11 patients, the total number of cleared and discharged patients in the state now stands at 69.


Akwa Ibom Assembly suspends two local government chairpersons

Their suspension was announced on Friday by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Aniekan Bassey.

The Niger Delta Development Commission [Photo Credit: Nsima ekere]

NDDC shuts down operations, directs officials to go into self-isolation

The sudden closure of the NDDC headquarters has been attributed to the reported death of its director.