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Delta State Secretary to the State Government, Chiedu Ebie. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter account of Delta State Government @DSGovernment]

COVID-19: Delta SSG recovers, discharged from isolation centre

Mr Ebie, who had been at the isolation centre for 21 days, was discharged on Sunday after testing negative for the virus.

Mr Godswill Akpabio, Ms Joy Nunieh at the VIP lounge of the Port Harcourt International Airport in January

Former NDDC boss speaks on commission’s crisis, accuses Akpabio of wrongdoing

The official, Joy Nunieh, said it was after her refusal to take an oath of secrecy that Mr Akpabio started plotting her removal.

Port Harcourt International Airport

COVID-19: Port Harcourt International Airport reopens

The first flight conducted by Air Peace 5N EUV from Lagos arrived Port Harcourt International Airport terminal at 7.50 a.m.

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio [PHOTO: Silverbird TV]

What I know about NDDC’s ‘reckless spending’ of N40bn — Akpabio

The Niger Delta minister reacts to an allegation that he collected N500 million worth of contracts from the NDDC.

Adams Oshiomhole, APC National Chairman. [Silverbird TV]

Why I supported Oshiomhole’s suspension – Edo APC Ward Chairman

Mr Oshiomhole was controversially suspended by his primary constituency in Edo State in November 2019, for alleged anti-party engagements.

FRSC officials at the scene of the accident on the expressway

Bayelsa road crash kills 10

The incident was a head-on collision involving a truck and a 14-seater bus that had 13 persons on board.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

Ondo 2020: 17 parties notify INEC of primaries

The governorship election in Ondo State holds on October 10.

The Nigerian Senate Plenary [PHOTO CREDIT: @NGRSenate]

We used N1.5bn to take care of ourselves as COVID-19 palliative — NDDC MD

“We used it to take care of ourselves. We are NDDC, we need to take care of ourselves too,” the official said.

Governor Nyesom Wike [PHOTO CREDIT: @OfficialPDPNig]

Group seeks accountability on FG’s N78bn reimbursement of Rivers State

Last month, the federal government approved the fund as reimbursement for its spending on federal roads in the state

Coronavirus

COVID-19: Delta commissioner, 21 others discharged

The commissioner tested positive for coronavirus on June 20.

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade, has always claimed his state is COVID-19 free

NCDC confirms five cases of coronavirus in Cross River

Cross River, before now, was the only Nigerian state without any confirmed case of the coronavirus.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.

Rivers APC Crisis: Appeal Court fixes date for hearing

The protracted crisis in the party prompted the court to declare that the APC did not have a governorship candidate in Rivers in 2019.

Edo state map

COVID-19: 201 health workers test positive in Edo

“Edo has now recorded a total of 805 discharged persons, 6,470 suspected cases, 1,383 confirmed cases and 47 deaths.”

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

Edo 2020: Campaigns have started officially – INEC

INEC says Edo has 2,210,534 registered voters as of 2019, while uncollected PVCs stands at 483,868.

Bayelsa State Governor, Duoye Diri

COVID-19: Bayelsa records one more death, 11 infections

Bayelsa has recorded 16 deaths and 245 confirmed infections of Covid-19

Godwin Obaseki [PHOT: Edo Govt. house]]

Edo 2020: NYSC corrects error on Obaseki’s certificate

Following the investigation in respect to the obvious error, the
NYSC said it has issued a new certificate to Mr Obaseki.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo 2020: I won’t support Obaseki – PDP chieftain

Kassim Afegbua is aggrieved at the way Mr Obaseki emerged as the candidate of the PDP a few days after joining the party

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo discharges 80 more COVID-19 patients

The number of COVID-19 patients discharged so far in Edo State stands at 498.

Governor Nyesom Wike [PHOTO CREDIT: @OfficialPDPNig]

UPDATED: Edo 2020: PDP names Wike campaign chief, Atiku, Saraki, others members

The party also appointed his Adamawa counterpart, Umar Fintiri, as the deputy campaign chairman.

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Facebook Page of Ben Ayade]

Five COVID-19 cases reported in Cross River – Official

The Cross River government, before now, had insisted there was no case of confirmed coronavirus in the state.

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state.[PHOTO CREDIT: @MrUdomEmmanuel]

COVID-19: Akwa Ibom lifts ban on weddings, burials

The governor says people who wish to organise funeral ceremonies and weddings in the state must follow strict guidelines.

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, is consulting stakeholders on other measures to halt Covid-19

Edo discharges 130 COVID-19 patients

With the discharge of the 130 patients, the total number of COVID-19 patients discharged so far in Edo State is 448.

Osagie-Ize-iyamu

Alleged N700m Fraud: Court adjourns trial of Edo APC guber candidate

The Court had, in its last sitting in Benin on June 18, validated the corruption charges against the defendants and adjourned the case to July 02, 2020 for further hearing.

Governors Ben Ayade and David Umahi

Two killed, five abducted in Ebonyi, Cross River boundary dispute

The two communities have a dispute over a palm plantation on their boundary.

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Facebook Page of Ben Ayade]

Cross River insists on zero COVID-19 infection

The state government said it has nothing to gain by hiding cases of infections in the state.