South South

Managing Director of Real Madrid Foundation , Julio Gonzalez presented a crested jersey to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike after a meeting between Real Madrid Foundation and Rivers State Government  on the setting up of a Real Madrid Academy in Rivers State on Tuesday.

Rivers govt announces conclusion of discussion with Real Madrid Foundation for football academy

“This meeting is the height of our deliberation to get the academy started.”

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Cameroonian gendarmes invade Nigerian community, shoot six – Police

“We found out that six persons were shot and they are currently in the hospital.”

Governor Wike meets Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos

Governor Wike meets Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos, plans Real Madrid affiliated academy in Rivers

“This is a project that will revolutionise football in Rivers State and Nigeria.”

Monkeypox

Nigeria monkeypox victim commits suicide

The state says victim showed no sign of clinical depression.

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. [Photo credit: YouTube]

Edo Assembly approves loan to purchase 75 buses

Clean copies of the house resolution are to be sent to the governor for immediate action

Onofiok Luke

Akwa Ibom, Cross River Houses of Assembly to hold joint sitting

Akwa Ibom is marking the silver jubilee of its creation from Cross River.

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Pat Utomi returns to social media after two years of absence

Mr. Utomi says only Nigerians, not the government, can police the social media.

Nigerian Army

Troops arrest barge laden with 456,600 litres of illegal oil

Army says arrest was made during a routine patrol following a tip off.

Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of State for Health [Photo credit: howng.com]

Three weeks after kidnap, minister’s brother freed

Three police officers were killed during the kidnap in September.

Niger Delta Militants

World Bank comment: Group threatens renewed attack in Niger Delta

The groups also allege ‘Islamisation’ of the nation by the government.

Some of the cars recovered by the EFCC warehoused by the ex-Customs Boss

WAEC letter admitted as exhibit in forgery case against federal lawmaker

The lawmaker reportedly filed the “forged” documents with INEC.

Godwin Obaseki [Photo credti: Naij.com]

Edo Govt. reduces 2017 budget estimate by 16.49 percent

The government says the reduction was necessitated by the creation of new ministries as well as the current economic realities in the country.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Monkeypox vaccination rumour: Bayelsa suspends all health activities in schools

The government asks parents to stop withdrawing children from schools.

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki. [Photo credit: YouTube]

Edo Govt cuts 2017 budget by 16.49%

Says cut was due to Nigeria’s poor macro-economic performance.

epa05113059 (FILE) A file photo dated 30 July 2015 showing a company flag flying infront of the head office of Royal Dutch Shell in The Hague, The Netherlands. Royal Dutch Shell plc on 20 January 2016 reported a sharp fall in profits for the last quarter of 2015 as low oil prices hit earnings and the company restructured to reduce costs. Shell said it expected fourth-quarter earnings to be between 1.6 billion and 1.9 billion dollars, down from 4.2 billion dollars in the fourth quarter of 2014. Full-year earnings, including the impact of lower prices on the company's oil inventory, are expected to total 10.4 billion to 10.7 billion dollars, about 45 per cent lower than the 19 billion dollars reported in 2014.  EPA/JERRY LAMPEN [Photo Credit: Financial Times]

Group drags Shell to London court over 2011 Nigeria Bonga oil spill 

NGO says spill affected at least 350 communities in Delta and Bayelsa states.

epa05113059 (FILE) A file photo dated 30 July 2015 showing a company flag flying infront of the head office of Royal Dutch Shell in The Hague, The Netherlands. Royal Dutch Shell plc on 20 January 2016 reported a sharp fall in profits for the last quarter of 2015 as low oil prices hit earnings and the company restructured to reduce costs. Shell said it expected fourth-quarter earnings to be between 1.6 billion and 1.9 billion dollars, down from 4.2 billion dollars in the fourth quarter of 2014. Full-year earnings, including the impact of lower prices on the company's oil inventory, are expected to total 10.4 billion to 10.7 billion dollars, about 45 per cent lower than the 19 billion dollars reported in 2014.  EPA/JERRY LAMPEN [Photo Credit: Financial Times]

Group drags Shell to London court over 2011 Nigeria Bonga oil spill

NGO says spill affected at least 350 communities in Delta and Bayelsa states.

Monkeypox

Monkeypox: Seven patients recover fully in Bayelsa

The disease has been reported in seven states.

FILE PHOTO: Nigerian Soldiers

Nigerian Army commences “Exercise Crocodile Smile II” in Niger Delta-Official

The army says the operations will curb crime in the region.

Governor Nyesom Wike

Wike vows justice against killers of 10 people in Rivers

The police say the motive for the killing was not known

Nigerian police in Borno

Again robbers attack bank customers in Uyo, cart away money

The vehicle was coming from a bank

Federal college of Education, Obudu [photo: www.fceobudu.edu.ng]

College of Education suspends bursar for alleged N125 million fraud

An acting bursar has been appointed.

EFCC operative

Alleged N1.5 billion fraud: Edo APC woman leader, four others remanded in prison

The five allegedly awarded fraudulent contracts while holding public office.