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ESN dares Wike, storms Rivers State in full force

In response to the cries and yearnings of our terrified mothers in Eleme Igweocha in Rivers State, I have this evening instructed the High Command of Eastern Security Network to move into the area forth and to rid the farmers of Fulani terror herdsmen.”

Police brutality: Court orders Rivers Police to pay orphanage owner N20million

“All seven prayers were granted to the effect that the court declared the arrest and detention as illegal and a violation of her fundamental rights. The court declared the public parading of the arrestee as also a violation of the fundamental rights of those citizens. Again, a declaration was made to the effect that their dignity was actually violated.

I can walk around Rivers without security due to my excellent performance- Gov Wike

“Since 2015, we have had about 15 Commissioners of Police, just to make sure Rivers State does not move forward. But nobody is God. They go to their ministers to choose Commissioner of Police for our State so that what will happen? To come and make the State ungovernable? But God does not think so.”

Rivers records third fire incident in five days

A eyewitness, who pleaded for anonymity told our Correspondent that all telephone calls put across to fire fighters in the state on the latest fire outbreak did not yield any positive result. He said: “Last night around 11:35pm, the fire started and the fire is still raging this morning as you can see.

INTERVIEW: Nigeria is a high-risk and high-reward environment—Princewill tells youths

I will define Nigeria as a high-risk high-reward environment. It’s not for the faint-hearted. You have to be committed and purpose driven. You have to have a level of resilience to survive. If you can, the reward is high. Though, the risks and rewards are also reducing.

Eze blasts wike, congratulates Amaechi

…Blasts Wike over the exclusion of the State from the FG performance-based Grant of N123.348 Billion to 32 performing States.

Breaking: Navy, Rivers community in face-off over arrest of chiefs, elders

A source in the area, privy to the development, but did not want his name mentioned, disclosed that Navy Ship Pathfinder had harboured a certain Marine company for about ten years and has refused to allow the said firm direct interface with the community

Rivers councilor abducted by unknown gunmen, N50m ransom demanded

The councillor’s kinsman and Chief Whip of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Evans Bipi, in a short text message to our correspondent on Tuesday, said the abductors demanded N50m.

Eight oil thieves arrested, five trucks impounded in Rivers by NSCDC

the command has secured 98 convictions, arrest 187 suspected oil thieves, 198 trucks/vehicles used for vandalism, forfeits a thug boat, 10 Trucks for the federal government, adding that 74 cases are currently ongoing with 48 suspects facing trial in the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt.

Rivers sex worker arrested over clients death

“The manager of the place is in our custody. The prostitute in whose room the man died is also with us and investigation is ongoing. The matter has been transferred to state CID.”

COVID-19 in Rivers: Violators of marriage, burial protocols now to pay N100m

The Taskforce, has Administrator of Greater Port Harcourt Development Authority, Ambassador Desmond Akawor who also chairs Rivers Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Chairman while Mr. Rufus Godwins, Head of the State Civil Service and Commissioner for Health, Prof Princewill Chike are among members.

Rivers gun battle: How Boboski, kidnap kingpin, died during police parade

Dastardly acts carried out by them include the kidnap of Barrister Emelogu, who was killed after collecting ransom, kidnap and killing of DCO, Afam, SP Moses Egbede after collecting ransom.

One year after, Police arrest notorious Rivers killer with N30m bounty

Governor Wike is yet to confirm whether he would still redeem the pledge of N30Million bounty for the capture of the notorious, to the local security outfit which assisted Boboski’s arrest.

Organised labour suspends planned protest in Rivers State

Organised labour in Rivers State has suspended its planned protest after reaching an agreement with the state government.

APC faults N18bn Rivers flyover loan

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State led by Isaac Ogbobula has expressed sadness over the state House of Assembly’s approval...

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Nigerian repatriated from Germany to US risks 30 years jail term for multiple money scams

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Police officer fired for pepper-spraying Black army officer in ‘horrifying’ traffic stop captured on film

police officer Joe Gutierrez was terminated from service after an internal investigation concluded that the police department’s “policy was not followed” and pepper spray was used against Lieutenant Caron Nazario, officials of Windsor, Virginia, said in a statement.

Nigerian stocks fall further, investors lose N30bn

The financial services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 607.22 million shares valued at N6.07bn traded in 10,125 deals, thus contributing 68.46 per cent and 65.99 per cent to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.

Buhari’s late driver not detained, tortured – DSS

The DSS spokesman, therefore, urged the public to disregard the fake news trending on the online platform.