#southsouthnigeria

  1. Nigeria: UN Asks Nigeria to End Death Penalty, Rights Violations

    By Ameh Ejekwonyilo / Premium Times [Premium Times] The calls on Nigeria to abolish the death penalty were made on Tuesday at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Nigeria in Geneva, Switzerland. The United Nations has urged the Nigerian government to abolish the death penalty. Curr
  2. 2027: Political crisis rocks Akwa Ibom, Akpabio fingered as alleged culprit, details emerge

    By Segun Adeyemi The president of the senate, Godswill Akpabio, has been the centre of controversy for an imminent political crisis in his home state of Akwa Ibom There are allegations that Akpabio is plotting to forcefully hold the political powerhouse of the state by the gullet Ac
  3. BREAKING: YPP collapses structure into APC, see why

    By Ridwan Adeola The senate president, Godswill Akpabio, and some senators received the 2023 governorship candidate of the YPP in Akwa Ibom state, Bassey Albert, into the APC Legit.ng gathered that the defection happened on Friday, January 19, in Akwa Ibom state, south-south Nigeri
  4. Nigeria: Supreme Court to Rule on Biafra Leader's Release

    By Chinagorom Ugwu / Premium Times [Premium Times] The IPOB leader has been in detention since June 2021 when he was repatriated from Kenya to Nigeria. The Supreme Court will, on Friday, deliver judgment on the appeal by the Nigerian government challenging an order for the release o