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Those peddling the rumour that the South East is disunited, have been advised to think of better things to say because Ndigbo has the highest stake in Nigeria.
Controversies are trailing the third confirmed coronavirus infected person who is a 61-year-old manager of Mingi hotel and his late boss and owner of the hotel, Chief Kelvin Alagoa in Port Harcourt.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday withdrew its petition against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has expressed optimism that he is hopeful that the Federal Government would refund the state resources used to execute federal projects in the state.
Rivers state government says it will hold Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Timipre Sylva, minister of state for petroleum resources, responsible if anything happens to Mary Odili, a justice of the supreme court.
Almost three weeks after it delivered judgment against a former Chairman of the Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission, Dr Chidi Odinkalu in a libel suit, Rivers State High Court has refused to release a copy of the judgment to enable him file his appeal.
Minister of Transport, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, has told Governor Nyesom Wike that it would be difficult for him to obliterate his achievements in Rivers State.
The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of desperately lobbying to join the APC, since the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to take over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West (Ikot Ekpene) Senatorial District, Senator Chris Ekpenyong, has advised the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to avoid unnecessary distractions and use his tenure to address the challenges confronting the Niger Delta region.
A caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the house of representatives says Mary Odili, Slyvester Ngwuta, Bode Rhodes-Vivour and three other senior justices of the supreme court must be appointed to hear the appeal of Atiku Abubakar.
Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that other states are being used to fight against Rivers State as part of attempts to illegally grab the state’s oil wells.
The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has warned that Nigeria may explode sooner if unemployment in the country is not tackled urgently.
In a bid to encourage its students to be well grounded in the study of medicine, the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, is set to establish an innovation in its teaching and learning method.
The Supreme Court on Monday struck out an appeal seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari as a candidate in the February 23 presidential election.
Wike described as unfortunate failed attempt by the former state governor, Chibuike Amaechi, to de-market the state on NTA Tuesday live, where he (Amaechi) claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration could not extend railway to Rivers, due to alleged insecurity.
The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Healthcare Professionals (JOHESU) has suspended its seven-day-old warning strike.
The Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for providing a level playing field for contestants in the just-concluded Edo governorship election.
The Police Command in Anambra has confirmed the rescue of a six-month-old baby from the wreckage of a storey building which collapsed at Obosi near Onitsha on Sunday.
Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has described the re-election of Godwin Obaseki of Edo State as a triumph of people’s will.
Dangote Cement Plc, says it has committed over N4 billion into various Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects in its 14 host communities in Yewa land in Ogun.
A former Chief of Army Staff, General Alani Akinrinade, has urged President Muhammadu Buharito find a permanent solution to the recurring clashes between herdsmen and farmers, and killings in the country.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has assured refugees in Diffa, the Niger Republic, of ongoing arrangements to return them to the country.
Evicted Big Brother Naija housemate, Kiddwaya, has said Nengi liked him in the house.
A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advised Commonwealth member-nations to adopt a grading system for elections towards improving the quality of elections, promoting democracy and strengthening institutions.
Japan’s parliament on Wednesday elected Yoshihide Suga prime minister, with the former chief cabinet secretary expected to stick closely to policies championed by Shinzo Abe during his record-breaking tenure.