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Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.

Rivers ‘serial killer’ appears in court, trial stalled

Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.
In line with his pledge to the family of Late Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) Khana Local Government Area Governorship Election Agent, Dr Ferry Gberegbe, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released N200 million to the Gberegbe family for the education of the kids of the deceased lecturer.

Governor Wike redeems N200m pledge to slain lecturer’s Family

In line with his pledge to the family of Late Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Khana Local Government Area Governorship Election Agent, Dr Ferry Gberegbe, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released N200 million to the Gberegbe family for the education of the kids of the deceased lecturer.
The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the kidnapping of six persons in Rijana village along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on Sep. 7.

Police kill kidnap gang leader terrorising Ogoni

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the killing of the leader of a dreaded kidnap-gang that has been terrorising residents of Ogoni area in Rivers State.
A yet-to-be identified person was on Tuesday feared dead after Policemen from Ovwian-Aladja Division in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State allegedly clashed with suspected cultists at Express junction.

Police kill Ogoni kidnap gang leader

The Police in Rivers on Monday said they have killed “a notorious gang leader’’, Linus Lebari, 35, popularly known as Bobby/Devil, terrorising Ogoni area of the state.
The Speaker of Students’ Union Government Parliament, Bayonne Simeon, of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State has bemoaned the insecurity of students living off-campus.

Gunmen raping our girls, robbing us – Rivers polytechnic students

The Speaker of Students’ Union Government Parliament, Bayonne Simeon, of Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State has bemoaned the insecurity of students living off-campus.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has banned the planned RevolutionNow protest in the state.

We’ve equipped Rivers university teaching hospital with $6.5 million – governor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has disclosed that his administration has, so far, equipped the State University Teaching Hospital, the former Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital with $6.5 million (USD).

Court remands woman for trafficking seven-year-old boy in Rivers

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Rivers State on Friday remanded a 31-year-old woman, Layaa Abel, in prison custody for allegedly trafficking a seven-year-old boy at Abgonchia community in Eleme Local Government Area of the state.
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Governor Wike dethrones Rivers monarch over cultism

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has made good his threat to dethrone traditional rulers found guilty of aiding and abetting insecurity in the state.

MOSOP condemns killing of 10 persons in Khana

Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has condemned the massacre of over 10 persons in Kono Bo-ue community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State.

SARS: Rivers PDP agent was a cultist, murdered by his friends not police

The Rivers State Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Akin Fakorede, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), has maintained that policemen did not kill an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, during the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state as alleged.
The Nigerian Army 6th Division, Port Harcourt, has handed over three male suspected kidnappers and rapists it arrested to the Rivers Police Command for further investigation and prosecution.

Three kidnappers nabbed in Port Harcourt, victim recounts three-day ordeal

The Nigerian Army 6th Division, Port Harcourt, has handed over three male suspected kidnappers and rapists it arrested to the Rivers Police Command for further investigation and prosecution.

MOSOP: Federal government responsible for insecurity in Ogoni

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has accused the Nigerian government of deliberately creating the insecurity situation in Ogoni, to justify its intention to militarise the region in preparation for planned oil resumption in the area without the people’s consent.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers elections: Governor Wike asks Army to sanction, redeploy GOC

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the negative roles played by the Nigerian Army during the 2019 general elections is the worst in the history of the country, saying that the Nigerian Army’s political interference in the state is the most unfortunate infraction in the nation’s democratic experience.

Victim of Rivers political violence dies seven days after gunshot

Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, who was shot at the collation centre in Bori, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, during the governorship and state assembly elections has died.

MOSOP leadership crisis escalates with 3 presidents, 5 factions

Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, the powerful umbrella organisation of Ogoni indigenes of Rivers State, founded by environmental activist, the late Ken Saro-Wiwa, has broken into more than five factions with three parallel presidents and no end in sight to the crisis.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike charges electorates to pull Nigeria back from the brink of extinction

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has called on Nigerians to pull the country from the brink of extinction by voting out President Muhammadu Buhari, who he said has failed the country.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike acknowledges military’s roles in promoting Nigeria’s unity

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the roles played by the armed forces in promoting the unity of Nigeria will always be recognised.

Goodluck Diigbo: MOSOP has been abolished

The president of the Ogoni Central Indigenous Authority (OCIA), Goodluck Diigbo, has said the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has been abolished, warning the public against impostors.

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