How Neglected Nigerian oil producing community got tap water first time in decades

Nigeria, Feb. 16 -- A 24-year-old Nigerian woman, Remarkable Mary, in August last year made a record achievement in her humanitarian work - she built a borehole water project for a neglected oil-produ... Read More

In inaugural speech, Bayelsa's Gov Diri preaches love

Nigeria, Feb. 15 -- Bayelsa's new governor, Douye Diri, in his inaugural speech, asked the people of the state to think of the peace and prosperity of their fellow brothers and sisters, irrespective o... Read More

Arrest Oshiomhole over Bayelsa violence, PDP tells Police IG

Nigeria, Feb. 14 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, to arrest the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomho... Read More

Jonathan congratulates Diri, urges him to unite Bayelsa people

Nigeria, Feb. 14 -- A former President of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan, has congratulated the newly sworn-in governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri. In a congratulatory message posted on his Facebook pag... Read More

Police declare curfew as violence erupts in Bayelsa

Nigeria, Feb. 14 -- The police have declared a three-day curfew in Bayelsa as violence erupted in Yenagoa following the political development in the oil-rich state. The All Progressives Congress (APC... Read More

Bayelsa Supreme Court Ruling: Warn Oshiomhole, Wike tells federal govt

Nigeria, Feb. 14 -- Criticism has continued to trail the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole's comment that nobody should be sworn in as Bayelsa governor following t... Read More

Supreme Court Ruling: Why we declared PDP's Diri Bayelsa governor-elect - INEC

Nigeria, Feb. 14 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it has paved the way for the swearing-in of the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri, as g... Read More

Police can't tell if Bayelsa will have a new governor today

Nigeria, Feb. 14 -- Everyone in Bayelsa State for now appears to be in the dark about whether or not the inauguration of a new governor would take place this Friday in the state. The inauguration cer... Read More

JUST IN: Court grants Agba Jalingo bail

Nigeria, Feb. 13 -- Agba Jalingo, a Nigerian journalist on trial for treason, has been granted bail by the court, after spending 174 days in detention in both the police cell and Calabar prison. Mr J... Read More

Supreme Court Ruling: Stay away from Bayelsa, PDP warns Oshiomhole

Nigeria, Feb. 13 -- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to Adams Oshiomhole's remarks on the current political development in Bayelsa. The party warned the APC national chairman to stay aw... Read More