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Kidnapped Delta Judge regains freedom

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

Calabar street by G@ttoGiallo

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.

Ledum Mitee

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

Governor, Police blame Port Harcourt explosion on clumsy robbers

Rivers state governor says a blast in the oil rich state's capital was not a bomb attack by Boko Haram

Oba of Benin honours former FIRS boss, Omogui-Okauru

Former FIRS boss will be honoured by the Oba of Benin for her meritorious service to the nation

NAPTIP rescues 135 victims of human trafficking in Cross River

NAPTIP says most trafficking victims are from Ikom and Yala in Cross River State

Court grants Nnamani leave to travel abroad for medical treatment

Chimaroke Nnamani, who had a 124-count charge of money laundering slammed on him can now travel on medical grounds

Shell says Nigeria loses $5b annually to oil theft

Shell urges the country to plug the massive oil theft going on in the country

Moslem Community denies using mosques, schools as armoury

Muslims in Port Harcourt deny fostering Islamic militants

Don berates FG for creating new universities

University don says extra universities will only reduce available funds for the education sector

Passengers stranded at Akanu Ibiam Int

Aviation fuel shortage leaves passengers stranded in Enugu

FG awards N9b contract to Julius Berger to rehabilitate Berger port in Warri

Julius Berger will be paid N9b to revamp a terminal that named after the German construction company

Oshiomhole signs Public Procurement Bill into Law

Edo state governor signs public procurement bill into law

EFCC arraigns college Bursar over N252.9M scam

The EFCC says the burser of Nwafor Orizu College of Education has been using his position to siphon college funds

Power outage cripples economic activities in Nsukka

PHCN says that a technical fault from the Oji Power station has led to the poor electric

Police training facilities in shambles, IG says

Inspector General of Police says police training facilities are in shambles

CBN staff shot by police in Akwa Ibom cries out for help

Akwa Ibom police try to cover up a shooting incident that resulted in the death of two of its officers, as a civilian victim cries for help

Onitsha in turmoil as Igbo attack Hausa

Policeman kills a bus driver for turning down his bribe demand in Onitsa, sparking a flash riot in the boisterous southern city

TUC opts out of FG committee on fuel subsidy

Trade Union refuses to participate in further talks with the government