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One killed, others wounded as cultists clash at Edo university

The police commissioner in the state confirms the killing of a student.

Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi briefing State House Correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday (2/1/18)

Rivers govt says Amaechi must account for N112 billion state asset he ‘sold off’

They state government says the Amaechi administration used the proceeds – N112 billion – to fund the political activities.

42 Edo communities submerged by flood – Official

The official said over 30,000 people were affected by the flood.

A crossection of Akwa Ibom Elders at the State House after a meeting with President Buhari

‘APC members in Akwa Ibom are like orphans’- leaders tell Buhari

Akwa Ibom State is presently a PDP controlled state.

Udom Emmanuel

Another aide to Akwa Ibom governor resigns, says more people likely to leave

Government says there is nothing to worry about.

File photo of flood used to illustrate the story

Flood hits Bayelsa communities, settlements, renders many homeless

The number of communities affected by the flood is on the increase.

2019: I want to go to Senate because ‘there’s a fight coming’ – Akwa Ibom APC chieftain

The ex-PDP chairman also speaks on allegations he is arrogant.


Buhari commissions erosion, flood control project in Akwa Ibom

A minister said the Buhari administration is determined to rebuild the country’s infrastructure.

Late Emmanuel Aguma SAN

Amaechi, Wike, four governors bid farewell to late Rivers attorney-general

“The late attorney-general of Rivers was strong-willed and was loyal to the core. He was a man with character.”

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Flood destroys 175 houses, renders 3,000 homeless in Cross River

The flood started in the state in July.

NAPTIP Office [Photo: Nigerian Pilot]

NAPTIP rescues 300 victims of trafficking in Benin zone

He lauded the traditional rulers of the 52 communities and the people for their cooperation in the fight against human trafficking.

Sahara Group director, Tonye Cole

Rivers 2019: I will defeat Wike – Tonye Cole

Tonye Cole submitted his APC nomination form.


Over 5000 APC members defect to PDP in Delta — Govt.

Governor Okowa says with the arrival of the defectors, the PDP will have a smooth sail in 2019.

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

Cameroonian mercenaries recruiting from Cross River – Governor

The governor speaks on 27 illegal routes allegedly used by the Cameroonians to gain access into the state.

Bayelsa on Nigerian map

Bayelsa yet to get share of federal flood fund six years later – Deputy Governor

A NEMA delegation visited Bayelsa over the expected flood.

APC Secretariat

2019: Ex-deputy governor, former DIG, others defect to APC

“On behalf of Akwa Ibom APC, I stand as Chairman to receive the latest members of our party.”

Mr Nsima Ekere, the Managing Director, NDDC, at the Eket rally on Tuesday

2019: Akpabio, Etiebet, other Akwa Ibom APC leaders support NDDC MD for governor

All of us from the three senatorial districts in Akwa Ibom state bought the form for Nsima Ekere.

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Sustainability, Mr. Bright Emeodume Esq. (middle); and other officials of the Ministry, during the enforcement of the shutdown order issued to illegal burrow pits in Benin City.

Edo shuts 10 illegal burrow pits

The government gives reasons for its actions.

Buhari to inaugurate Edo Dry Port in December

The facility will play host to four federal government agencies for on the spot final assessment in September.

Name our moles in PDP, APC dares Wike

Govenor Wike says the APC has moles in the PDP including among its presidential aspirants.

Gov Wike

Rivers 2019: Wike speaks on possible APC governorship candidate, Tonye Cole

Mr Wike says something must be wrong for the APC to have decided to field a candidate against him.

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC), Adams Oshiomhole (m), addressing State House Correspondents after a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the State House Abuja on Monday (23/7/18). With him are Spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 Campaign, Festus Keyamo (L) and former member of the House of Representatives from Birnin-Kudu in Jigawa State. Hon. Farouk Aliyu Adamu. 03946/23/7/18/Ismaila Ibrahim/NAN

Cross River APC adopts direct primaries

Others stakeholders who spoke said the direct primary option will expand the reach of the party.


NUPENG begins strike in Warri, gives military 24-hour ultimatum

NUPENG is protesting against the actions of an oil firm.

Permanent Voter Cards

175,000 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River – REC

107,524 of the PVCs were from 2015 registration while 67,722 were the unclaimed ones from the 2017.

I Go Dye

Comedian ‘I Go Dye’ advises Udaughan to ‘retire’ from politics

The 39-year-old comedian has been very outspoken about national issues in recent times.