*Trader accuses Alaba market guards of arson, looting shop (Punch) *Lagos, USAID sign pact on electrification devt plan (Independent)

Trader accuses Alaba market guards of arson, looting shop (Punch) A trader at the Alaba International Market, Lagos State, Kamlotachukwu Arum, has accused guards at the market of looting her shop and stealing goods estimated at N65m. The Anambra State…

*Construction: LASG announces road closure in Apapa (Vanguard) *253 Nigerians evacuated from UK arrive Lagos (Guardian)

Construction: LASG announces road closure in Apapa (Vanguard) The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of Creek Road from Mr Biggs to Warehouse road junction in Apapa area of the state, for construction. The State Ministry of Transportation, in…

PDP governors meet in Port Harcourt, commends Wike (Guardian)

Governors of seven states of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday in Port Harcourt, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike, the meeting was attended by Govs.…

Vacate Port Harcourt roads in 30 days, Wike tells street traders, others (Punch)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has given roadside mechanics,  roadside car dealers, street traders and private taxi park operators one month to vacate the streets of Port Harcourt. Speaking with the mechanics, street traders and others at the Government House,…

2019 elections: Army blames Wike for killing of solders in Rivers (Punch)

The Nigerian Army has blamed Governor Nyesom Wike for causing the killing of three soldiers in River State during the 2019 general elections. Security men attached to the governor were accused of shooting at soldiers stationed at the collation centre…

EFCC can’t probe Rivers, Wike insists (Punch)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has restated his earlier claim that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has no power to investigate the financial transactions of the state government. Wike also said the EFCC must first vacate the Federal Government…

Army staged coup against Rivers during polls — Wike (Punch)

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State said on Monday that the Nigerian Army staged a coup against the state during the 2019 elections. Wike also described the actions of the Army as the worst in the nation’s democratic history. The…

Niger Delta youths give Wike seven days to reopen NDDC office (Punch)

Niger Delta youths have issued a seven-day ultimatum to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to reopen the corporate headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission or risk an economic crippling protest in the state. The youths, under the aegis…

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Chibok: Another name for forgotten The parents of abducted Chibok schoolgirls have condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC) for using the abduction of their daughters as campaign tool to clinch power but never did enough to free them from Boko Haram’s captivity. Speaking…

Wike declares war on cultists (Punch)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday declared war against cultists and cult-related killings in parts of the state. Wike specifically vowed that the state government would frontally tackle the menace and would not allow cultists to continue to unleash…

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