'Incoming president of Nigeria,' crowd cheers Okorocha, after Owerri fracas

Nigeria, Feb. 22 -- A large crowd of supporters on solidarity visit, Monday, to the embattled former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, cheered him on, with one of the speakers calling the senato... Read More

Ex-Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha, arrested

Nigeria, Feb. 21 -- The police in Imo State on Sunday arrested a former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, after a fracas over the sealing of a hotel belonging to Mr Okorocha's wife by the state ... Read More

Again, Obaseki reverses self, says Edo won't give land to herders

Nigeria, Feb. 20 -- The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has withdrawn a statement he made recently, which gave the impression that his administration was now willing to provide grazing land for he... Read More

17-year-old Nigerian girl caught with gun in secondary school

Nigeria, Feb. 20 -- A 17-year-old girl has been arrested for taking a locally-made gun to her school in Cross River State, Nigeria's South-south. The girl, who hid the gun inside her school bag, was ... Read More

Why we invited soldiers to Orlu - Imo Govt

Nigeria, Feb. 20 -- The Imo State Government has declared its support for the "ongoing military operation" in Orlu Local Government Area of the state. There were apprehensions in Orlu a few days ago ... Read More

Flying military helicopter over Imo community 'declaration of war' - IPOB

Nigeria, Feb. 18 -- A pro-Biafra group, IPOB, has said that the flying of a military helicopter over the Orlu community in Imo State on Wednesday was a "declaration of war against the Igbos." A video... Read More

I would have died, if not for Otedola, other Nigerians - Ailing lecturer

Nigeria, Feb. 14 -- Inih Ebong, a Nigerian lecturer who became gravely ill after he was unjustly sacked from the University of Uyo almost two decades ago, said he would have died if not for the interv... Read More

$1.4 billion foreign investment coming to Akwa Ibom soon - Governor Emmanuel

Nigeria, Feb. 13 -- The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Thursday, hinted that an agricultural project worth $1.4 billion would be established soon in the state by foreign investors. Mr Em... Read More

FRSC officials arraigned for extortion

Nigeria, Feb. 8 -- Two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) have been arraigned in a State High Court, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for alleged extortion of motorists. Nigeria's anti-gra... Read More

Gunmen kill mobile police officer in Warri

Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- A mobile police officer has been shot dead by some gunmen in Warri, Delta State. "The sad incident happened two days ago," the police spokesperson in Delta State, Onome Onovwakpoye... Read More