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Bayelsa on Nigerian map

Bayelsa govt seals Chinese firm over N109 million tax liability

The government said the company owed tax from 2013.

Florence Ita-Giwa

Help, Governor Ayade is after my life, ex-senator alleges

The governor has denied the allegation by the former lawmaker.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti:]

Edo pushes anti-open grazing bill

Edo is latest to push anti-open grazing bill after Ekiti, Benue and Taraba States.

Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and wife, Judith Amaechi [Photo: Sahara Reporters]

Don’t make me speak about your wife, Amaechi tells Wike

“If Wike does not close his mouth and talk about my wife anymore, I will bring out his wife.”

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi

APC reacts to alleged feud between Amaechi, Magnus Abe

“All members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership in Rivers State are intact,” the chairman said.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom govt, NDDC bicker over project execution

The MD of the commission, a native of Akwa Ibom, is locked in a political battle with Gov. Emmanuel.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing journalists on Sunday

Wike seeks ‘true federalism’ in Nigeria

Abstract: Mr. Wike said that the demand for true federalism meant that Rivers people believed in one united Nigeria.

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers (R) in a hand shake with Air France Manager, Jean Tauzin  (L), during  an event to mark the 20th of Air France flights into Port Harcourt International Airport .  With them are French Consulate, Laurent Poloneceaux (L) and other Government and Air France officials.

Wike brands Lagos, Kogi, others kidnappers’ states

“Look at what is happening in Lagos, Kogi, Kaduna and Kano and you will realize that this state is the safest.”

Akwa Ibom on the Nigerian map

Akwa Ibom dissolves two local government councils

Members of the sacked councils were handpicked by Governor Udom Emmanuel.

A banana tree used to illustrate the story [Photo: Australias Coral Coast]

Cross River awards N1.16 billion banana farm contract

About 250 hectares of land was allocated for the project in the state.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Foreign Studies: Bayelsa pays N250 million balance to American University

Some of the students already graduated, the governor said.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Gov. Dickson to Shell: You must have some ‘respectable ‎presence’ in Bayelsa

Shell’s head office is in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The company also has offices in Lagos, Abuja and in Warri, Delta State.

Onofiok Luke, Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly

Asking Igbos to quit northern Nigeria is ‘high level of insult’ – Akwa Ibom Speaker

The lawmaker calls on northern leaders to condemn the ultimatum.


Top INEC official docked for allegedly receiving N185 million bribe

The money was part of the alleged $115 million bribe paid by ex-minister Diezani Alison-Madueke

Photo Credit: Daily Post

Akwa Ibom govt gives traders 31 days ultimatum to reduce price of foodstuff

The government blamed market unions for the high cost of food

Prof. Enefiok Essien

Professor indicted for sexual assault nominated for SAN award; civic group kicks

A Court of Appeal judgement indicted the university professor.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Don’t leave PDP, Governor Dickson begs party members

Many PDP leaders and members have been decamping to the APC.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo explains Buhari’s ‘new vision’ for Niger Delta

The acting president laments that only 12 per cent completion rate was recorded by NDDC in the past years.

ExxonMobil Nigeria Headquarters

Akwa Ibom leaders condemn Mobil’s position on office relocation

The leaders say Mobil is afraid of living in an environment it has badly polluted.

Bakassi returnees scrambling for food at Ifa-Okon village in Essien Udim LGA, Akwa Ibom on Friday (2/5/17).
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Commission registers 7,200 Bakassi returnees, pledges help

“The situation on ground is disheartening, honestly, I did not believe the condition I met this people.”

Uguru Usani, Niger Delta Minister

Ministry asks Nigerians to report cases of abandoned Niger Delta projects

‎Mr. Usani recently revealed that only 12 per cent of his ministry’s projects in the Niger Delta were completed in six years.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti:]

Edo Gov. Obaseki appoints 192 special assistants

The appointees will have offices at their wards.

Cross River state

Gunmen abduct radio CEO in Calabar

The victim is a former commissioner for information.

Ag President Osinbajo commissioning a project in Calabar [Photo: Channels TV]

Nigerian govt endorses Cross River’s 260km super highway

‎Environmental activists have, however, kicked against the project.


Nigerian troops kill four “sea pirates” in Rivers – Army

The operation led to the recovery of two AK-47 rifles, three AK-47 magazines, and others.