Gov Seriake Dickson

Oil companies fuelling insecurity in Niger Delta – Gov Dickson

Mr Dickson also accused oil companies of fuelling insecurity in the region.

INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu speaking during the formal opening of the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections Result Collation Centre, in Abuja on Sunday (24/2/19). 01726/24/2/2019/BJO/NAN

INEC postpones supplementary governorship election in Adamawa

The commission will, however, hold supplementary elections for two seats in the state House of Assembly.

Delta State House of Assembly

Delta parliament passes FOI bill

The law will enhance easy access to public information.

Adamawa on map

INEC obeys court, postpones Adamawa supplementary governorship election

INEC to hold supplementary elections in two Adamawa State Assembly constituencies.

court of appeal

Two university dropouts arraigned for ‘drugging, raping woman’

The two plead not guilty.

Rotimi Akeredolu

Ondo government defends proposed creation of LCDAs

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu explained that the proposed LCDAs would ensure rapid development and bring governance closer to the grassroots.

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State

Ebonyi SDP governorship candidate writes Umahi, accepts defeat

The APC governorship candidate rejected the outcome of the election and vowed to challenge the result at the tribunal.

NYSC Corp Members on parade

Suspected cultists kill two corps members, injure one in Bayelsa

The corps members were attacked in their residence.

From left: Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu; INEC National Commissioners, Mr Mustapha Leki; Mr Abubakar Nahuche; and Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu, during the INEC’s Consultative Meeting with Security Agencies, at the INEC headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday (9/1/19). 00233/9/1/2019/Hogan Bassey/NAN

UPDATED: INEC announces dates for collation of results in Rivers governorship election

The commission said it will have a meeting with critical actors on March 30

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu (2nd, L) and some National Commissioners, at a news conference to announce the shift of Saturday’s (today) presidential and National Assembly elections to Feb. 23. The governorship and house of assembly, FCT area council elections have also been shifted from March 2 to March 9.

UPDATED: INEC to proceed with Supplementary election in Bauchi – Official

The commission says a court order barring it from collating and announcing results only applied to Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area in Bauchi.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Two rival cult groups clash in Akwa Ibom

Two persons have been arrested over the incident and normalcy restored in the area, the police said.

Voters voting at the Nomadic Primary School, Polling Unit , Esu Palace Polling both Bwari Area Council, during the FCT Area Council at Bwari Area Council in Abuja on Saturday (9/03/19). 02037/9/3/2019/Sumaila Ibrahim/JAU/NAN

Court orders indefinite postponement of Adamawa supplementary governorship polls

Court adjourns the case to March 26

Bauchi State on the map

INEC to proceed with supplementary election in Bauchi – Official

INEC says a court order barring it from collating and announcing results only applied to Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area in Bauchi.

Rivers state on map

INEC announces dates for collation of results in Rivers governorship election

Revalidation of observers, INEC said, will be done simultaneously in Abuja and Rivers State between March 25 and March 31.

The image of the Task Force officer who was attacked and injured

Lagos Task Force arrests suspected cultists who attacked officer

The suspects allegedly attacked the officer with cutlasses and broken bottles.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel

Governor Emmanuel signs N672 billion Akwa Ibom budget into law

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

Nigerian Police [Photo credit:]

Man jailed 15 years for manslaughter

The convict shot a man dead during a conflict in 2017.

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha

Okorocha asks court to compel INEC to issue his certificate of return

An INEC presiding officer said he was forced to declare Mr Okorocha winner under duress.

Adamawa on map

FEC approves construction of new building for Adamawa State University

The new building, which is for the Faculty of Arts, is to be constructed at a cost of N613,395,650.

A child being rescued from the scene of a building, which collapsed at Itafaji on the Lagos Island on Wednesday (13/3/19). 02149/13/3/2019Kayode Oladapo/JAU/BJO/NAN

Group requests coroner’s inquest into Lagos building collapse

Days after the Lagos incident, another building fell in Ibadan, Oyo State capital.

Ganduje Executes more projects

Kano Supplementary Election: Ganduje executes more emergency projects in crucial ward, shares money

Mr Ganduje has visited the area at least three times this week.

Police Officers

Man arrested for allegedly raping, killing pregnant woman

The suspect allegedly raped the woman and pushed her into the river to drown

Nigeria Police Officers

Police still barricading Akwa Ibom road, 11 days after elections

The road leads to the headquarters of the INEC in the state.

Contaminated Farmland at K-Dere, Ogoni land

FEC approves five new clean-up contracts for Ogoni land

The council also approved assistance to states affected by insecurity, flooding

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu (Photo credit:

Shutdown Order: Sex workers go into hiding in Umuahia

Governor Ikpeazu on Monday ordered the immediate shutdown of brothels in parts of the city.