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Pally Iriase (Photo Credit: Concise News)

Expulsion of Reps deputy chief whip ‘nullity’ — APC Chapter

A ward and a local government on Monday announced Mr Iriase’s expulsion.

Mr Bassey Dan-Abia Snr

2019: Akwa Ibom people shouldn’t become enemies because of politics – APC governorship aspirant

He said the state has the potential to become the economic leader not just in Nigeria, but in sub-Saharan Africa.

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA Boss

NIMASA speaks on pirate hijack of 12 crew members in Rivers

“We are working closely with Forward Operation Base (FOB) of the Nigerian Navy, the Falcon Eye alongside others to secure their release unconditionally.”

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA Boss

NIMASA begins operation to rescue hijacked crew

The 12 crew members were hijacked by pirates on Saturday.

Senator Godswill Akpabio

2019: APC picks Akpabio as consensus candidate for Akwa Ibom Senate election- Aide

The senator emerged as a consensus candidate after a “protracted meeting” an aide says.

Bayelsa on Nigerian map

Three family members die in their sleep

Police say they suspect food poisoning.

Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma

Two university students killed in suspected cultists clash

Authorities of Ambrose Alli University confirm the death in the incident in Ekpoma on Tuesday.

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

Oshiomhole’s ex-spokesperson defects to PDP

The ex-aide gives reasons for his action.

Udom Emmanuel

2019: Governor Emmanuel warns Akwa Ibom against going back to ‘internal slavery’

The governor also warned against returning to ” daylight stealing of our commonwealth.”

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Edo pastor arrested for human trafficking – Edo government

Edo is one of the worst hit states in Nigeria by human trafficking.

Mr Mfon Udeme resigns his appointment as aide to Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State

Akwa Ibom governor loses fourth aide

This is the second among the governor’s aides to resign within the past 20 days.

APC condemns destruction of Akwa Ibom governor’s campaign billboards

Some billboards promoting Mr Emmanuel’s second term bid were torn into pieces.

Mr Prince Akpabio

Akwa Ibom governor nominates another Akpabio’s relative commissioner

A commissioner who was sacked to appease Mr Akpabio, has been reappointed.

Gov Seriake Dickson speaking

Bayelsa gov, minister differ on state’s debt profile

While the governor says the state owes N123 billion, the minister says it has incurred the N800 billion domestic and $216 million external debts.

Tonye Cole

What I’ll do in Rivers state if elected governor — Tonye Cole

He said the state has, over the years, been struggling with the challenges of political division.

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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.