• No $4.6m missing in Bayelsa Government House – Dickson’s aide

    No $4.6m missing in Bayelsa Government House – Dickson’s aide

    The Bayelsa State Government House Accountant, Mr. Ritchie Etonye, has denied the claims by some politicians in the state that the sum of $4.6million belonging to the state governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson was missing, saying that it is a deliberate falsehood meant to tarnish the reputation of the state.

    According to Etonye, though the police acting on false tip off had invaded his residence with the wrong notion of alleged stock piling of cash, contrary to the claim no money was […]

  • One killed, 3 injured as as Police shoot workers near Nasarawa Government House .. See photos

    One killed, 3 injured as as Police shoot workers near Nasarawa Government House .. See photos

    A detachment of policemen and Civil Defence personnel on Friday shot at civil servants near the Nasarawa Government House in Lafia.

    Those hit were among hundreds of workers, who accompanied the NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba and his delegation, including a Deputy President of TUC, Comrade Etafo to a meeting called by Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura.

    The delegation was in Nasarawa to discuss months of unpaid salaries.

    A source at the scene told Newsmen that “the unruly security operatives just opened fire […]

  • No militants’ invasion of Government House – Cross River Govt

    No militants’ invasion of Government House – Cross River Govt

    According to reports, the Cross River Government says reports by some online news portals claiming that the Government House in Calabar was invaded by militants is incorrect.

    A statement on Saturday by Mr Christian Ita, the Special Assistant on Media and Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ben Ayade, described the reports as “misleading and a sad demonstration of ethical bankruptcy’’.

    It stated: “The report is a regrettable sensationalisation of a peaceful protest by some ex-militants over their three months unpaid allowances by […]