South East

Anambra to close markets, roads, for Jonathan

On August 30, when President Goodluck Jonathan visits Anambra state, various economic activities will be shut down.

Bayelsa monarch’s kidnappers demand N50 million ransom

The police say they are aware of the ransom demand by the kidnappers in the President’s home state.

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Congestion: 1,660 inmates await trial in Prisons in Ogun

More than 80% of inmates in Ogun state prisons are awaiting their trials

Cynthia Osokogu to be buried Sept. 7, says family

The late Cynthia Osokogu’s family says the killers tried to swindle them as well

Kidnapped ESUT VC regain freedom

Kidnapped ESUT VC regain freedom

ASUU slams Gov. Amaechi for re-appointing VC

ASUU has declared August 30 a work free day across the nation for its members to protest the governor’s action.

Ogoni traditional rulers vow to protect autonomy

Ogoni traditional leaders said communities in the locality are to be restored to the autonomous status they held before the British colonization in 1901.

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Lagos council rules out compensation for Kuramo beach traders

The Chairman of Iru/Victoria Island council in Lagos State advised the former traders at Kuramo Beach to dust the Kuramo mishap off their shoulder and move on with life as government will not compensate them

One in every 55 people living with HIV/AIDS in Cross River – SACA DG

SACA in Cross River has about 80 support groups of people living with the virus, with a minimum of 25 persons in each group.

APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole asks tribunal to dismiss PDP candidate’s petition

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has objected to a lawsuit challenging his reelection in July, urging the state’s election tribunal to dismiss the suit which questions his qualification and the validity of the voters’ register used for the poll. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s candidate for the election, Ehigie Airhiavbere, told the tribunal Mr. Oshiomhole […]

The university wants prayer for the kidnapped ESUT VC

Abductors of ESUT VC demand N200m ransom

The Enugu State University of Technology (ESUT) has confirmed that the abductors of its Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Cyprian Onyeji, are demanding a ransom of N200m. Addressing newsmen in Enugu on Friday, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Aloysius Uzoagulu, said the family of the vice-chancellor informed the school about the demand. Mr. Uzoagulu said the institution would not […]

Army explains “forceful ejection” of 90 families in Port Harcourt

The Nigerian Army has denied forceful ejection of about 90 families from their homes in the Rumuomoi area of Port Harcourt for allegedly developing structures on its land. Maj. Michael Etete, the Public Relations Officer of the 2 Brigade Command of the Nigerian Army, made this known in Port Harcourt on Friday. According to him, the […]

NUC lifts ban on Caritas University

The University Commission says Caritas University can now operate all its accredited programmes.

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Kidnapped Delta Judge regains freedom

Gangs earn a huge living kidnapping high net worth individuals in the area.

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Calabar, once clean, is now filled with filth, residents say

Calabar, usually regarded as one of the cleanest cities in Nigeria, is now overflowing with filth.

Adams Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole rubbishes police investigation of Oyerinde’s killing, praises SSS

The Edo governor identifies loopholes in the police investigation of his aide’s killers.

APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

101 street traders sentenced in Edo

Some of the traders have chosen to serve the 14 day sentence rather than pay the N10, 000 fine

Enugu Varsity VC kidnapped in commando style

The gunmen wounded three police escorts before abducting the university boss.

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MOSOP president, Ledum Mitee, to head NEITI working group

An Ogoni activist invited to head a body working on transparency in Nigeria’s murky oil industry.

Source of Akwa Ibom oil spill unknown, says Mobil

Mobil cannot explain the source of the oil spill in Akwa Ibom that occurred in an area it operates Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) says the source of the oil spill noticed on the Atlantic coastline in Ibeno, Akwa Ibom, is unknown. Deposits, suspected to be crude oil, were reported on Monday by residents of Atia community in […]

Balarabe Musa accuses PDP of sponsoring APGA crisis

APGA blames PDP for the crises rocking the party.

Bayelsa to roll out own flag, coat of arms, anthem

Months after Osun anthem crisis, Bayelsa plans own flag, anthem, coat of arms

University student commits suicide on campus

Early Thursday morning, a prodigy hung lifeless on a rope.

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Imo workers suspend strike

Rochas Okorocha maintains that its commercialization policy will solve the problem of redundancy in Imo State's civil service.

Cross River state

40 killed, village head beheaded in Cross River communal clash

Lives lost, properties destroyed in the horrific feud between neighbouring communities in Cross River and Akwa Ibom States.