South East

FRSC convicts 176 for road offences in Rivers – commander

The commission prosecuted 189 offenders

NAFDAC destroys N20m stockfish in Aba

The importer of the fish said that though such loss is not strange, this one was particularly enormous.

Ojukwu wills estate, moneys to Bianca

The late Nkemba of Nnewi, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, willed his estate and monies to his widow, Bianca. This was disclosed at an Enugu High Court on Friday when the deceased’s will was read. The late military leader, best remembered as the leader of the Igbo nation during the Biafra war (1967-1970) died at the age of […]

Court orders unconditional release of Ugolor, another over murder of Oshiomhole’s secretary

Olaitan Oyerinde was murdered on May 4

Trial of Oshiomhole’s aide alleged murderers begins Thursday

The late Olaitan Oyerinde was killed in May.

Imo Assembly restrains Okorocha from relocating School of Health Science

The legislators oppose the governor’s move to relocate the School of Health Science, Amaigbo in Nwangele Local Government Area to Orlu.

Keyamo challenges Delta’s right to deny adults below 40 electoral positions

The new law says that if you are below 40, you cannot be a member of the Delta Electoral Commission.

Edo state map

Robbers invade Auchi, Edo State

Residents say that Auchi is in turmoil.

We’ll pursue Igbo presidency to logical conclusion – says Orji Kalu’s Njiko Igbo

Njiko Igbo, a non partisan political movement, led by a former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, has restated its position of pursuing its objective of the election of a president of Igbo extraction for Nigeria in 2015. The acting National Publicity Secretary of Njiko Igbo, Brady Chijioke Nwosu, who stated the position of Njiko Igbo, […]

Police turn levy collector in Abia, attack residents

The police said it would punish the officers involved

Enugu issues 48-hour quit notice to residents who built on rail tracks

The commissioner said collaborating government officials would also be punished.

APC Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole appoints Babangida’s aide as media adviser

Mr. Afegbua was once the spokesperson to former military President, Ibrahim Babaginda

Group holds workshop on cleaning Niger Delta oil spills with Kenaf

A group of experts, United States Department of State’s Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund Project, is to hold a two-day stakeholders’ workshop on ways of cleaning Niger Delta oil spills with Kenaf. In a statement by the Team Leader, Morufat Balogun and Moji Edema, chairperson, Publicity committee, said the workshop would hold on Nov. 28 and 29, at the International […]

JTF denies bribery allegation in Port Harcourt

Oil thieves don’t bribe us, the JTF says.

8 feared dead in Aba auto crash

A truck belonging to Flour mill Nigeria was stated as the cause of the accident.

Oshiomhole appoints Ihonvbere SSG, Patrick Obahiagbon Chief of Staff

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Wednesday, made key appointments a day after he was sworn in for a second term in office.. In the appointments, announced in Benin this evening, a former presidential aide, Prof. Julius Ihonvbere was appointed the secretary to the state government while a former member of the House of Representatives, […]

Okorocha spends N13.6bn on roads, threatens to arrest defaulting contractors

The governor threatened to sanction erring churches.

Vandals invade Catholic Churches, destroy statues

The vandals left a message in each occasion.


EFCC docks pastor over visa scam

Nov. 12 (PREMIUM TIMES) — The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday arraigned Pastor Henry Uhunmwagho before Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court 2 sitting in Benin City, Edo State, on a nine-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence. Count number one of the charges read: “That you Henry Uhunmwagho on or […]

Atiku, Ihedioha, Okorocha, Wike to headline FGC Okigwe 35th anniversary celebrations

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar will be the Guest Speaker at the Federal Government College Okigwe, Imo State, 35th anniversary homecoming celebrations on Saturday, November 17 at the school’s pavilion in Okigwe. Also expected to headline the grand finale of the 35th anniversary celebrations of the school are Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha, Imo State […]

Floods destroy 1000 hectares of farm in Delta, Edo

The farmers said they want to commence their farming early for next planting season

Tricycles used to illustrate the story

Commercial tricycle operators threatens strike in Abia over exploitation by state government

The tricyclists accused the state ministry of transport of exploiting them.

Groups want lawmakers to probe police, SSS handling of Oshiomhole’s aide’s murder

The activists call for a public hearing on the investigations handled by the police and the SSS.

Oshiomhole sacks boards of agencies, committees, parastatals

Oshiomhole gets ready for second term of office.

Edo public prosecutor clears activist of complicity in murder of Oshiomhole’s aide

The Edo state public prosecution says the police have extremely weak evidence against David Ugolor.