South South

Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu fights bail conditions; alleges discrimination

Mr. Kanu’s bail was based on 12 major conditions, some of which require him to avoid a crowd of more than 10 people.

Uguru Usani, Niger Delta Minister

Nigerian govt probes N1 trillion NDDC debt

Allegations of staff demanding for bribes are rife.

Nigerian Soldiers
[Photo Credit: Olisa TV]

One killed as soldiers, youth clash in Bayelsa

There have been clashes between soldiers and youth in the area.

The Niger Delta Development Commission [Photo Credit: Nsima ekere]

NDDC revokes 600 contracts worth N200 billion

Some of the contracts were not properly awarded.

Akwa State Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Halilu,

Police react to bank ‘robbery’ in Akwa Ibom

Police said cult groups clashed.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti:]

No more automatic promotion for Edo workers – Gov. Obaseki

The governor said that henceforth promotion would be based on performance.

Bags of rice

NDDC rice mill will help end rice importation – Minister

“Before the Buhari-led administration took office, the Federal Government spent five million dollars daily.”

Cross River state

Calabar tank explosion death toll rises to 11

Seven persons are currently receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of the hospital.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

APC makes U-turn, says it is now willing to participate in Akwa Ibom council elections

“APC has very strong reservations about the status, character, integrity, and probity of the leadership of AKISIEC.”

Cross River state

Nine people confirmed dead in Calabar tank farm explosion

Several other persons, who sustained injuries, are currently being treated in one of the hospitals in Calabar.


Police commissioner moved from Akwa Ibom after six months in office

Police commissioners have no fixed tenures, and their postings are usually at the pleasure of the inspector-general of police.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti:]

Why I don’t use new bullet-proof vehicle – Governor Obaseki

The governor denied that the state government owed pensioners.
Pix: Gov. Obaseki

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Paul Boroh,

317 ex-Niger Delta militants graduate from U.S., UK universities in 2017 – Boroh

The figure is for the first seven months of the year.

Yakubu Gowon

Gowon commends Dickson’s educational programmes, commissions Ijaw National Academy

The former military ruler described the facilities at the academy as impressive.

John Odigie-Oyegun, APC Chairman

APC withdraws from local election in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State is controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police arrest 23 persons over Akwa Ibom cult killings

The statement coincided with the fatal shooting on Wednesday of a vice principal of a community school in the area.


JUST IN: School vice principal shot dead

The official was shot dead in the school premises.

The Niger Delta Development Commission [Photo Credit: Nsima ekere]

Nigerian govt directs payment of NDDC funds – Official

An NDDC official said President Buhari gave the directive.

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki assigns portfolios to commissioners

Mr. Obaseki made this known during the maiden executive council meeting in Lagos

senator anietie okon

Ex-Senator appeals ruling to pay N100, 000 for slapping newspaper vendor

The former senator says he is trying to protect his “reputation”.

Nigerians in a tight queue to buy Kerosene

Kerosene explosion kills one, injures six in Akwa Ibom

“We cannot say exactly what is responsible but we are suspecting that the kerosene must have been adulterated.”

Pastor Ize-Iyamu
[Photo Credit: Thisday]

PDP’s Ize-Iyamu congratulates Obaseki over Supreme Court verdict

“I accept in good faith this decision of the highest court of our country,” the PDP candidate said.

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki [Photo credit: Punch Newspapers]

Supreme Court upholds Edo Gov. Obaseki’s election

The court will explain its decision on a later date.

Justice court law

Ex-police officer arraigned for raping nine-year-old girl

Apart from being a retired police officer, the suspect is also a pastor.


Why I dumped PDP for APC – Former Ebonyi Governor Elechi

The APC chairman promised greater inclusion of Igbos in the APC administration.