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.
Congestion: 1,660 inmates await trial in Prisons in Ogun
More than 80% of inmates in Ogun state prisons are awaiting their trials
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Oshiomhole rubbishes police investigation of Oyerinde’s killing, praises SSS
The Edo governor identifies loopholes in the police investigation of his aide’s killers.
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
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.