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US consulate, NDDC meet on peace, security in Niger Delta

US Consulate in Nigeria says it is strengthening collaboration with the Niger Delta Development Commission to promote peace and security in the region.
2 President Buhari returns to Abuja after a 3-day Official Visit to the Netherlands on 18th July 2018

Group calls for revival of moribund industries

Mr Livingstone Wechie, the founder of The Integrity Group (TIG) on Friday called for revival of moribund industries to grow and develop the economy.
Anthony Mkpe Ayine

Auditor-General: Excess Crude Account is illegal

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayine, has advised the federal government to legalise its continuous maintenance of the Excess Crude Account, ECA.

NDLEA restates commitment to fight against drug trafficking, abuse

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has restated its commitment to the fight against drug trafficking and abuse in Rivers.

SEC warns Nigerians to avoid ponzi schemes, fake financial managers

The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned Nigerians to shun fraudsters and Ponzi scheme managers that attract unsuspecting customers with huge, but unrealistic dividends.

Enyimba, Aduana top CAF Cup groups after victories

Aduana Stars of Ghana and Enyimba of Nigeria became CAF Confederation Cup group leaders Wednesday after match day 3 home victories.

Rivers tax agency pickets NDDC office

The Niger Delta Development Commission on Tuesday expressed dismay over the picketing of its office complex by the Rivers State Internal Revenue Service.

Police arrest fake lawyer for theft, impersonation

The police in Lagos have arrested a 27-year-old man Destiny Otubambo, for allegedly parading himself as a lawyer and buying exotic cars, phones and other valuables with false bank transfers.

MOSOP urges President Buhari to end military occupation in Ogoni

Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has condemned the activities of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end military occupation of Ogoni farmlands.

MOSOP urges President Buhari to end military occupation in Ogoni

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), has condemned the activities of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end military occupation of Ogoni farmlands.

INEC fixes 2019 elections from February 16

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that it would commence conducting the 2019 elections from February 16.

Governor Wike: Northern PDP must produce consensus presidential candidate

Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State, has urged Northern leaders under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to pick a consensus presidential candidate in a bid to dethrone the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019.

Governor Wike: Ekiti election political robbery

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has described what transpired during the Ekiti governorship election as the worst political robbery in the nation’s democratic history.
3 In Pictures - Jubilation in Ekiti as INEC declares Kayode Fayemi winner

Jubilation, protest as APC’s Kayode Fayemi wins Ekiti election

Jubilation and knocks have trailed the result of the governorship election in Ekiti, in which Mr. Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and immediate past minister of Mines and Steel Development, polled 197,459 votes to defeat Prof. Olusola Eleka of the Peoples Democratic Party who got 178,121 votes.
Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose’s propaganda couldn’t save PDP – Rivers APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, has declared that the propaganda adopted by Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, to deceive the people of the state could not save the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s governorship candidate from defeat in the just-concluded gubernatorial election.

Tanimu Turaki: Hunger, poverty, killing legacies of APC government

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki, Saturday decried the alarming rate of hunger and killing across the federation, noting that the federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari “is using Nigerian resources to fight the people.”

Governor Wike: Nigerians can’t wait to kick APC-led federal government out in 2019

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the interest of all Nigerians in 2019 is to sack the failed All Progressives Congress, APC-Federal Government and elect a People’s Democratic Party, PDP-led government that will drive positive change.

Naira rain as Ekiti people choose their governor today

The people of Ekiti State will vote for their governor for the next four years at 2,195 polling units and 2, 803 voting points across the state today, Saturday.

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Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Ekiti guber: Police arrest 27 for electoral offences

The Police in Ekiti say they arrested 27 persons for election-related offences concerning the July 14 governorship election in the state.

Remains of ex-IGP Ibrahim Coomassie laid to rest in Katsina

The remains of the former Inspector General of Police (IG) and Chairman, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomasie, were Friday laid to rest in Katsina amidst eulogies.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Nigeria Air: President Buhari trying to deceive Nigerians – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government to perish the thought of trying to use the “unveiling” of a nonexistent national carrier to beguile Nigerians now that election is around the corner, as such ruse cannot yield any dividend.

OAU: Dismissing lecturer over sexual harassment not enough – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) Friday informed authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State that merely dismissing Prof. Richard Akindele of the Department of Management and Accounting found guilty of sexual harassment was not enough.
Poland's President Andrzej Duda arrives for the second day of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit, in Brussels, on July 12, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - POOL - Tatyana ZENKOVICH

Polish president proposes vote on new constitution

Polish President Andrzej Duda on Friday presented plans for a non-binding vote on a new constitution to address issues ranging from giving the president greater powers to the supremacy of Polish laws over EU ones.