Groups support NDDC audit, want new board to supervise process
President ordered the audit on the agency on Thursday.
Amidst rift with Oshiomhole, Obaseki vows not to leave APC
Although Mr Oshiomhole, now the national chairman of the APC, helped Mr Obaseki to power, both men have been at daggers drawn for several months.
We’ll open up Calabar to the rest of Nigeria — Buhari
The president receives the Obong of Calabar, Ekpo Okon Abasi, Otu V.
Buhari orders forensic audit of NDDC operations since 2001
The agency has little to show for the billions of naira it has received in the last 19 years.
Rivers govt. inaugurates Road Safety Advisory Council
The state advisory council is chaired by the Secretary to the State Government, with the FRSC Sector Commander in Rivers as the alternate Chairman.
Bayelsa 2019: Police will deploy ‘over 30,000 officers’ for election – Inspector-General
“We will provide a level-playing ground for everybody and we will ensure that the election will be free and fair,” the police boss said.
Bayelsa Governorship Poll: INEC Chairman abruptly ends meeting as tempers flare
Mahmood Yakubu called an end to the meeting as an argument between political leaders threatened to boil over into physical violence.
How I was put in prison for taking photos of Akwa Ibom govt agents — Journalist
Mary Ekere narrates how she was thrown into prison even before she was arraigned in court.
We aren’t benefitting from oil wealth — Akwa Ibom community
The people said their living conditions do not reflect the wealth made by the companies extracting oil and gas in their area.
Navy seizes 220 bags of rice smuggled from Cameroon
The rice was seized in Akwa Ibom State.
Bayelsa Governorship: Dickson didn’t reject Jonathan’s advice – Official
The Bayelsa governorship holds November 16.
Bayelsa speaker ‘resigns’ days after rejecting ‘impeachment’
My resignation was for the peace and the “greater good” of the state, the former Bayelsa speaker told the House.
Police officer allegedly assaults, shoots at motorist who tried to overtake his car
Adekunle Adewumi said the police officer got angry with him for daring to honk his car horn while attempting to overtake him on a highway
Four gang leaders “terrorising” Rivers arrested – Army
An official lists the ‘terrorists’ arrested by the army in Rivers.
Dickson to Sylva: Use federal might to attract devt. to Bayelsa, not violence
Mr Dickson urges Mr Sylva to bring back Brass NLNG and Brass Fertilizer project.
Police get court order to detain Gov Ayade’s critic
Police say they need time to travel around with the detained lawyer to “retrieve items that will be used in their case”.
Akwa Ibom suspends task force that arrested journalist over photos
The state says it has engaged a new team.
Rivers police still searching for fugitive Frank Ekpo
The suspect is wanted for conspiracy and Advance Fee Fraud.
People don’t call to inform us of robbery operations – Police
“More worrisome is the fact that no one called to inform the Police, thereby allowing the hoodlums to have a field day.”