Bayelsa Police Respond to Murder of Benalayefa Asiayei, Confirm Arrest of Officer

A 40-year-old man, Benalayefa Asiayei, was fatally shot by a policeman along Azikoro Road in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. Asiayei, an electrician from the Bobougbene community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, was returning from work in his Toyota Sienna around 8 pm on Tuesday when the incident occurred. Eyewitnesses reported that […]

South Africa’s Electoral Commission Portal Crashes During Vote Count

The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) issued an apology for the malfunction on its results viewing portal. The results page experienced a blank screen early Friday morning but was reinstated after approximately two hours The IEC mentioned that despite the glitch, local offices were actively capturing results, while technicians were diligently working to restore services. While […]

Breaking: Labour Declares Indefinite Nationwide Strike Over Minimum Wage

The Organised Labour has announced an indefinite nationwide strike over the failure of the federal government to conclude negotiations on a new national minimum wage and reverse the hike in the electricity tariff. The strike will commence on Monday, June 3, 2024. INDG Blog learnt that the Organised Labour reportedly walked out on the federal government team at the […]

Cross River Youths Invade Traditional Ruler’s Palace, Chase Him Out

Angry youths from Okuku Kingdom at Ogbaniko, Yala LGA of Cross River State, have chased out the traditional ruler of the community, HRH, Chief Odaji Ipuole, from his palace. Daily Trust reports that the incident happened yesterday when the angry youths alleged that the traditional ruler had always refused to summon an all-inclusive meeting to […]

Court Stops Pro-Wike Lawmakers From Sitting, Acting As Rivers Assembly Members

The State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has issued an interlocutory injunction barring lawmakers led by Speaker, Martins Amaewhule from further sitting and parading themselves as members of the state House of Assembly The court presided over by Justice C.N. Wali, gave the order in a suit filed by the pro-Governor Siminilayi […]

One Year In Office: INDG Applauds Gov Fubara’s Milestone Achievements

The Ijaw Nation Development Group (INDG) proudly congratulates His Excellency, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, GSSRS, the Executive Governor of Rivers State, and his Deputy, Professor Mrs. Ngozi Odu, on the celebration of their administration’s first year in office. Despite numerous distractions, Governor Fubara has made remarkable achievements in a short time, showcasing his commitment to the […]

One Year in Office: How Gov. Fubara Administration is Building a Better Rivers State

Governor Siminalayi Fubara has made significant strides in his first year in office, showcasing a remarkable array of achievements despite numerous challenges and distractions. As Gov. Fubara often emphasizes, real governance began just four months ago in February. The people of Rivers State are now witnessing the positive impacts of his administration, with many expressing […]

The Potential Is Enormous’ – Tinubu Lists Benefits Of Lagos-Calabar Coastal Road

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has emphasized that the Lagos-Calabar coastal road construction will yield benefits beyond imagination. INDG Blog reports that President Tinubu officially flagged off the construction of the 700-kilometre Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway project on Sunday. Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, he addressed the audience about the 700km highway project at Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria […]

Tribunal Affirms Douye Diri As Bayelsa Governor

The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, located in Abuja, on Monday affirmed the election results that led to Governor Douye Diri’s victory. Heading a three-man panel, Justice Adekunle Adeleye, rejected the petition brought forth by Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and the party, deeming it lacking in merit. The tribunal unanimously […]