South South


Drama in Akwa Ibom assembly as five members ‘sack’ speaker

The seats of the five, who defected to APC had earlier been declared vacant by the assembly.

Nigeria Police

Police nab suspected cop killers in Bayelsa

The police corporal was killed in October.

Permanent Voter Cards

400,000 PVCs still unclaimed in Rivers

The Senate attributes the high number of unclaimed PVCs to relocation or death of some owners.

Delta 2019: Obasanjo endorses Okowa for second term

Delta 2019: Obasanjo endorses Okowa for second term

The former president commissions landmark projects In Delta State.

Former Akwa Ibom State, Victor Attah. [Photo credit: Daily POst]

Akwa Ibom Assembly asks Gov Emmanuel to name airport after Attah

Mr Attah, the second governor of the state, will be 80 on Tuesday

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Akwa Ibom Assembly sacks four more lawmakers who defected from PDP to APC

The PDP in the state has thrown its weight behind the leadership of the state assembly for declaring the lawmakers’ seats vacant.

APC youth protesting at the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly

APC youth protest at Akwa Ibom Assembly over lawmaker’s sack

The protest has continued after the youth were addressed by the police commissioner.

President Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Champion Newspapers Limited]

2019: Akwa Ibom student group endorses Buhari, Ekere

The student association says the current Akwa Ibom governor is not paying bursaries and scholarships.

Tonye Cole

Gunmen opened fire on us – Rivers APC governorship candidate, Tonye Cole

Mr Cole said on Twitter, Saturday, the incident happened at Old Bakana on Friday.

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Akwa Ibom Assembly bars sacked lawmaker from attending sitting

The sacked lawmaker, Idongesit Ituen, represented the Itu state constituency.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

APC faults N80bn Bayelsa International Cargo Airport project

The party says the project has taken a heavy toll on the welfare of civil servants and the infrastructural needs of the state.


Court remands five for alleged attempt to rob governor

Suspects initially planned to approach the EFCC under the whistle blowing policy after discovering a room stuffed with cash in Mr Dickson’s country home.


Delta govt approves N300m for students’ bursary

The government also approved the construction and rehabilitation of roads in the state.

Contaminated Farmland at K-Dere, Ogoni land

Nigerian govt finally ready to start Ogoni clean up – Minister

The minister says the Ogoni Trust Fund has mobilised $180 million for the exercise.

Nigerian Navy

Navy launches operation `chase thief’ in Niger Delta

“Ani-Oforifori’’ means “Chase Thief’’ in Kalabari language in Rivers.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Gov. Emmanuel present N670.72bn Akwa Ibom budget for 2019

The budget is christened “Budget of Industrialisation for Poverty Alleviation.”

Hon Idongesit Ituen

Court sacks lawmaker who defected from PDP to APC

Apart from the speaker, other defendants in the suit were the PDP, INEC, and the commissioner of police.

Cross River state

You can’t have Igbo king in Cross River – Traditional rulers

The traditional rulers were reacting to the plan by the Igbo community in the state to “install/coronate” E. A. Ezenweanyi as the Eze Ndigbo of Cross River State.

Cross River state

Cross River’s Superhighway: It’ll take over 100 years to recover construction cost – BudgIT

There have been concerns that the projects could plunge Cross River into huge debt.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa lawmakers oppose incessant deployment of police officers

The lawmakers say the incessant deployment of police commissioners to the state is worrisome.

Oil spill caused by a damaged riser

Bonga Oil Spill: Victims urge FG to prevail on Shell to pay $3.6bn fine

Artisanal rlier imposed a $3.6 billion fine rtisanalon Shell for discharging 40,000 barrels of crude into the Atlantic Ocean.

Bayelsa on Nigerian map

Ex-Bayelsa security adviser accused of rape appeals denial of bail

Court of Appeal adjourns ruling to a later date to be communicated

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

Why work is yet to begin on Cross River’s superhighway three years after groundbreaking – Official

State government says over 20 investors have shown interest in the project.


Delta to spend N8.6bn on health in 2019

The government says it is working tirelessly to provide solid health infrastructure across the state.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Four abducted Catholic priests regain freedom in Delta

The captors had earlier demanded for N4 million as ransom to effect their release.