South South

Ex-Governor ​Sylva, Ben Bruce shun anti-violence pact in Bayelsa

Messrs Murray Bruce and Sylva are senatorial candidates in Bayelsa.

Pro-Jonathan group defends booing of Gov. Dickson

In an apology to President Jonathan, the group said Mr. Dickson is Bayelsa State’s worst governor.

How Governor Dickson was booed during Jonathan’s rally in Bayelsa

Mrs. Jonathan is believed to be plotting to dethrone Mr. Dickson and replace him with one of her proteges.

Fresh cholera cases reported in Rivers

Contaminated faeces eaten by sea foods and consumed by humans could further hasten the spread of cholera.

​​Electricity company staff not in coma after attack — Police

A PHCN engineer was beaten to coma by his attackers who fled immediately after the assault.

Adams Oshiomhole

Edo govt says decampee Commissioner left over fraud

The commissioner was accused of fraudulent activities.

Contractors in Bayelsa sue Agip for N3bn

The plaintiffs are seeking N3bn damages for breach of surveillance contract.

#Nigeria2015 Elections: We Cannot Afford to Fail, Says Governor Uduaghan

Mr. Uduaghan enjoins security agencies to be more vigilant after the Presidential elections, noting that the state elections are more competitive in Delta State.

Adams Oshiomhole

Edo Commissioner dumps APC, joins PDP

He stated that the failure of the APC in the state would be exploited for the benefit of the PDP in the coming election.

PDP lures Bayelsa voters with kerosene

Despite being cheap, many were denied the product.

Fire razes spare-parts market in Warri

The fire was put out by a combined team of Fire Service Officers.

APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Why Edo residents will vote against Jonathan – Governor Oshiomhole

The Edo State governor says Mr. Jonathan abandoned the state after amassing 95 per cent votes in 2011.

Akwa Ibom APC governorship candidate pledges to support 10,000 start-up businesses in first year

Mr. Umana also promised to establish a general hospital in each local government area.

Akwa Ibom APC accuses PDP of buying voter cards from poor voters

“The targets of this electoral swindle are mostly impoverished women in the rural areas who are easily deceived and taken advantage of.”

Adams Oshiomhole

Plot to postpone polls, exercise in futility, says Oshiomhole

You don’t change your wife’s condition by joining her to cry; wife is crying, husband is crying, children are crying, who then will fix the issues?

Police confirm attack at APC rally in Okrika

No lives were lost in the bomb attack

President Jonathan opens up on ailment that killed sister

She was described as a great weaver, greatly endowed with craftsmanship

Bayelsa PDP chieftain defects to APC; denounces Jonathan

Oboro says presidents from the north have done more develop Bayelsa than Jonathan.

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APC to drag PDP before international organisations for violence

APC accuses PDP of attempting to turn Rivers State to a battle ground.

Rivers govt. eliminates chickens infected by flu

The Rivers State says there is no need to panic.

Family of slain Akwa Ibom politician accuses Gov. Akpabio of falsehood

The family accuses the governor of hiding facts.

Wike blasts Amaechi for stopping Trans-Kalabari link road

Mr. Wike promised to continue construction of the road when elected.

Adams Oshiomhole

PDP reduces Nigeria to laughing stock, says Oshiomhole

“…in 1999, PDP Government was handed 774 Local Government Areas and as we speak now, Boko Haram controls about 30 Local Government Areas.”

DPR seals 60 petrol stations in Akwa Ibom

The stations were sealed for selling petroleum products above the government-approved pump price of N97 per litre.

5 die in gas explosion in Akwa Ibom

The incident occurred last week.