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ANALYSIS: Edo 2020: Odds against Obaseki, and why he could win

Nigeria, Sept. 19 -- It is crunch time for Godwin Obaseki, the 61-year-old governor of Edo State. His fate hangs in the hands of voters who will decide in the next few hours if he deserves to win a s... Read More


VIDEO: Protesting Nigerian students flaunt their NDDC scholarship award letters

Nigeria, Sept. 17 -- Nigerian students on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) scholarship flaunted their scholarship award letters during their Wednesday protest in front of the Nigerian High Co... Read More


Scorecard:Akpabio's first year as Niger Delta Affairs minister blighted by corruption scandals

Nigeria, Sept. 16 -- When Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, and some federal lawmakers squared off in July during a National Assembly investigative hearing, the minister's aides a... Read More


JUST IN: Stranded NDDC 'scholars' hold fresh protest at Nigerian embassy in UK

Nigeria, Sept. 16 -- Nigerians students sponsored abroad for further studies by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are holding a protest in front of the Nigerian High Commission in London o... Read More


Police investigate video of man in 'police uniform' smoking shisha

Nigeria, Sept. 13 -- Nigerian police said they have commenced an investigation into a video of a man in 'police uniform' smoking shisha. Shisha-smoking is usually done with an apparatus which consist... Read More


NDDC yet to release funds for our scholarship - Nigerian students in UK

Nigeria, Sept. 12 -- Several Nigerian students studying in the UK universities under the sponsorship of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) said they are still stranded abroad, despite the c... Read More


Ogoni elders unhappy with 'snail speed' of clean-up project

Nigeria, Sept. 11 -- Ogoni elders in Rivers State have expressed unhappiness over the progress of work on the cleanup of their land polluted from decades of oil exploitation. The elders under the aeg... Read More


Angry 'farmer' threatens to 'shoot' Buhari

Nigeria, Sept. 11 -- An unidentified man in a Twitter video has threatened to "shoot" President Muhammadu Buhari. The 26-second video was uploaded on the micro-blogging site on Friday by a Twitter us... Read More


COVID-19: Akwa Ibom cancels anniversary celebrations

Nigeria, Sept. 6 -- The Akwa Ibom State Government has announced the cancellation of its traditional anniversary celebration because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There would not be any cultural display,... Read More


NLC protest in Port Harcourt would be 'illegal' - Rivers govt

Nigeria, Sept. 6 -- The Rivers State Government has said it would be illegal for the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to hold a protest in the state. The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, said in a statement,... Read More