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Gunmen attack, rob bus on East-West road in Rivers

Gunmen on Tuesday attacked a Commercial bus along the Oduoha Axis of Emohua Local Government Area of the East-West road in Rivers state.

Vigilante busts kidnappers’ den in Rivers, nabs 10 suspects

A local vigilante group in Rivers State, ONELGA Security Planning and Advisory Committee, OSPAC, has burst a den of kidnappers and arrested over 10 suspects.

Police kill one notorious criminal in Rivers

The Police in Rivers state on Tuesday said that they have killed a notorious criminal in the state, ThankGod Nwandiko (a.k.a Commander Buky).

Ex-militants block East-West road over killings, kidnappings

Aggrieved drivers and ex-militants on Wednesday barricaded a section of the East-West road to protest rising cases of killings, kidnapping, armed robberies and other criminal activities along the gateway road.

Police in Rivers rescue four abducted NEMA workers

The Police in Rivers say they have secured the unconditional release of four abducted staffers of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).
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Kidnapped Rivers oil workers regain freedom

Two oil workers kidnapped along Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers state axis of East/West road have regained their freedom.
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Gunmen abduct two Shell personnel, kill police escorts

The two kidnapped senior staff members of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) were said to be returning from an official trip from the neighbouring Bayelsa state when they were attacked by the gunmen, killing their security escorts.
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NEMA moves to rescue kidnapped staff

“The intervention in the state will be suspended because we have to see that our staff members are released before going back to the field to continue with the intervention programme,” Owan said.

Federal government approves N100 billion for East-West road

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has said the Federal Government has approved N100 billion for the completion of Sections 1 to 4 of the East West Road project.
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IYC: President Buhari’s victory testament of level of acceptance

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari following his victory in the just-concluded election.
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31 stolen INEC’s card readers recovered from Rivers’ bush

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Rivers State have recovered 31 Electronic Card Readers (ECRs) believed to have been stolen from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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 urges President Buhari to stop APC from threatening election in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were threatening that there would be no elections in Rivers State and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the members of his party to order so as not to jeopardise the peace of 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.

Governor Wike: President Buhari’s neglect of Niger Delta will be determining factor at the...

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has decried the total neglect of the Niger Delta by the All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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JTF debunks reported invasion of Gbaramatu by troops

The Joint Task Force deployed in the Niger Delta code-named Operation Delta Safe (OPDS) has described as fake news the reports purporting that troops were invading Gbaramatu Kingdom in Delta State.

FRSC: Mobile courts convict 65 traffic offenders in Bayelsa during yuletide

The Federal Road Safety Corps Bayelsa State Command says 65 persons were convicted through its mobile courts over various traffic offences during recent Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Trigger-happy policeman arrested for allegedly shooting Port Harcourt-bound passenger

The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a trigger-happy cop, who shot a bus passenger along the Evekwu axis of East-West Road on December 11, 2018.

Anglican bishop kidnapped in Rivers

Unidentified gunmen have abducted Bishop of Anglican Church, Diocese of Ahoada, Rt. Rev. Clement Ekpeye.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”

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Adamawa confirms cholera outbreak in 3 local councils

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Woman charged with hacking bank account, stealing N16 million

An Odogbolu, Ogun State-based businesswoman, Wuraola Folashade Oluloye, accused of hacking a First Bank Plc account and stealing a customer’s N16.2million, was on Tuesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Irate mob kill suspected robber, injure another in Enugu

A suspected robber was Tuesday beaten to death by irate mob while his suspected accomplice beaten to stupor.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari commends Nigerians in diaspora

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja commended the peaceful living of Nigerians residing in foreign countries with their host communities.