Governor Obaseki, wife, others receive COVID-19 vaccine

Nigeria, March 15 -- The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki and his wife, Betsy, on Monday, received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine during a ceremony in the Government House, Benin City, to flag... Read More

Court acquits lawyer of fraud

Nigeria, March 14 -- A state High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has discharged and acquitted a lawyer of fraud. The lawyer, Imo Akpan, was arrested in 2015 by some operatives of the Economic and Fin... Read More

Wike accuses Akpabio of 'sponsoring' militants against governors

Nigeria, March 13 -- Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, of "sponsoring" militants against governors in the Niger Delta State. Mr W... Read More

'Without Buhari, you can't sleep at night even if you are governor' - Akpabio

Nigeria, March 13 -- The Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has spoken against "people" making "demeaning" remarks against President Muhammadu Buhari. "There is no need for people... Read More

Governors hit hard on NDDC on its big day

Nigeria, March 12 -- The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) enjoyed a rare moment of celebration on Thursday during the inauguration of its permanent office building in Port Harcourt, Rivers St... Read More

Man arraigned for 'seizing' N2 million wrongly paid into his account

Nigeria, March 12 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned a man, Odejobi Michael, at a state High Court in Enugu State for allegedly stealing N2 million. The money,... Read More

As Shoprite pulls back, this investor is building shopping malls in Nigeria

Nigeria, March 10 -- One of the reasons Africa's biggest retail chain, Shoprite, is planning to disinvest from Nigeria is the volatility of naira, some business analysts have said. Olumide Akinsanya,... Read More

Akwa Ibom receives COVID-19 vaccines

Nigeria, March 10 -- Akwa Ibom State Government on Wednesday took delivery of 69,030 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the federal government. The Commissioner for Information in the state,... Read More

Wike shouldn't run for president in 2023 - IYC president

Nigeria, March 7 -- The President of the Ijaw Youth Council, Peter Igbifa, has advised Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State not to consider running for the president of Nigeria in 2023. Mr Wike has n... Read More

Lessons Niger Delta leaders must learn from Buhari - IYC president

Nigeria, March 6 -- The President of the Ijaw Youth Council, Peter Igbifa, said political leaders in Nigeria's Niger Delta region must learn "very important lessons" from President Muhammadu Buhari, i... Read More