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Suspected pirates attack passenger boat in Rivers

Some of the victims including the driver of the boat who identified himself as Sokpabobia Sokari narrated their ordeal to newsmen explaining that they were attacked within Namasebi waterways in Bille community, Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State on while returning from Port Harcourt.
The new commissioner of Police, Joseph Gobum Mukan, gave the warning during his maiden briefing with journalists at the Police headquarters in Moscow road Port Harcourt. 3

Sexual abuse: Rivers police nabs eight members of Diobu vigilantes

Eight Members of Diobu Vigilante in Port Harcourt City Local Government Area of the state, have been arrested by Rivers State Police Command for sexually abusing a 21-year-old lady, illegal detention and torture.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Vigilante members sexually assault 21-year-old woman in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command on Thursday arrested members of a vigilante group known as Diobu OSPAC in Mile Three, Diobu area of Port Harcourt for sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike announces total lockdown of parts of Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced a total lockdown of parts of Port Harcourt City Local Government Area over what it described as the reluctance of the residents to observe social distancing measures put in place to curb the spread of Covid-19,
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: Nigerian government politicising fight against coronavirus

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the Federal Government of politicising the fight against the spread of coronavirus, describing the selective support to states as unfortunate.

Heavy storm destroys buildings, others in Port Harcourt

Residents of Port-Harcourt and the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHEDC, are counting their loses as a result of the heavy rain, accompanied by heavy windstorm in the city on Wednesday.

Trader: How female police officer threatened to cut off my genitals

A Port Harcourt based electrical items spare parts dealer has written a petition to the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, accusing a female officer in the Command, simply identified as Sergeant Rose of threatening to cut his genital during interrogation over a case of unpaid debt.
Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, the General Overseer of Omega Power Ministry, OPM, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has said God did not call him to buy jet and flashy cars for his wife and children but to preach the gospel and reach out to the poor in a bid to bring them to Christ.

Apostle: God didn’t call me to buy jet, flashy cars

Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere, the General Overseer of Omega Power Ministry, OPM, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has said God did not call him to buy jet and flashy cars for his wife and children but to preach the gospel and reach out to the poor in a bid to bring them to Christ.

Gunmen kill two mobile police officers, injure others in Port Harcourt

Two Mobile Police (MOPOL) officers have been killed and their guns carted away in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Governor Wike asks church to sanction members involved in election malpractice

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Church to sanction members who are involved in electoral malpractice .

Gunmen kill businessman, cart away money in Rivers

A group of gunmen on Friday killed a businessman in Rivers, carting away an undisclosed amount of money.

19 killed in cult clashes in Rivers

Insecurity appears to have increased in parts of Rivers State with at least nineteen persons killed and several others injured in different parts of the state over the weekend.

Business owners, others count losses after election postponement in Rivers

Residents including business owners in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have lamented the postponement of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, saying the initial declaration of the day as work-free, has resulted in financial losses for them.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

2019: SDP candidate urges Nigerians not to monetize their votes

Precious Elekima, Social Democratic Party governorship candidate in Rivers on Monday urged Nigerians not to monetise their rights to vote in 2019 general elections.

Rivers: INEC rejects APC’s candidates’ list – report

It was in this wise that the leadership of the party on Thursday night vowed to submit the candidates’ list to INEC
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

APC to conduct fresh congresses in Rivers

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has announced the decision of the party to conduct fresh congresses in Rivers State.
Tonye Dele Cole

APC: Tonye Cole remains our Rivers governorship candidate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has restated that Mr. Tonye Cole, is still its governorship candidate for Rivers State, despite Supreme Court’s ruling in a case involving factional executives in the state.
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.

Rivers trains 25,000 job seekers to tackle unemployment

The Rivers State Government has begun the training of 25,000 job seekers on skills improvement to prepare them for employment opportunities, and link them up with potential employers.

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Member Representing Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Idirissu Lawal, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent step towards the conduct of a reliable population census in the country for effective planning.

House of Reps moves to block $30 billion annual revenue leakage

The House of Representatives has commenced investigations to identify and block revenue leakages that cost Nigeria in excess of $30 billion annually.
Fans of juju music icon, Ebenezer Obey, were gripped with apprehension on Saturday, July 4, 2020, as news spread on the Internet that he had passed away.

Ebenezer Obey: I’m alive and well

Legendary juju musician, Ebenezer Fabiyi, aka Ebenezer Obey, on Monday appreciated his fans home and abroad for their concern over the death rumour which made the rounds on July 4.
Manchester United and Portuguese midfielder, Bruno Fernandes has won the club’s Goal of the Month award following a fine start to the season.

Bruno Fernandes beats Odion Ighalo to Manchester United’s Goal Of The Month

Manchester United and Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes has won the club’s Goal of the Month award following a fine start to the season.
Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel says it is unsafe to reopen schools in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Akwa Ibom governor makes u-turn over slashing workers salary

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has reportedly reversed its decision to also slash workers’ salaries by 20 per cent due to the biting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.
Jorginho

Frank Lampard applauds Jorginho’s professionalism

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has praised the professionalism of Jorginho as he looks set to recall the midfielder in place of the injured N’Golo Kante.