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Man raises alarm over missing son after summon by local vigilante

Controversy has been stirred by an alarm raised by one Chief Emmanuel Anyina, alleging that his son, Amos Amadi, disappeared after he honoured an invitation by the Community Development Committee, CDC, Chairman of the Community, Chikwere Ogbuogor, the ONELGA Security and Peace Advisory Committee, OSPAC, Vigilante Commander, Alexander Omezuruike, to denounce cultism.

10 killed in Rivers as vigilantes raid communities

Local vigilantes based in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, under the aegis of ONELGA Security Planning and Advisory Committee (OSPAC), have killed about 10 persons at Okomoko and neighbouring communities in Etche Local Government Area of the state.

DSS arrests ‘notorious kidnapper’ of Justice Nwosu-Iheme

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Stanley Onoriode Ekemaye, described as a “notorious kidnap kingpin” who allegedly masterminded the abduction of Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme, a judge with the Benin division of the appeal court.

Scores killed as army raids criminal hideouts

In one of the raids on suspected criminals’ den in Gindin Dutse Village and Rijana Forest of Birnin Gwari and Kachia LGAs of Kaduna State, five bandits said to be terrorising the area were neutralised while a 12-year-old boy, Rabe Abubakar, was rescued by troops.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army’s raids records successes nationwide

The Nigerian Army says its troops have continued to raid the hideouts of criminal insurgents, bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements nationwide with remarkable successes.

Super Eagles’ Kelechi Iheanacho loses aide in auto crash

The personal assistant to Nigerian-born Leicester City player, Kelechi Iheanacho, on Saturday died in a ghastly motor accident.

Oil spill forces Agip to shut-in Aggah oilfield

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company has announced a shut-in at its oilfield in Aggah community in Ogbia/Egbema Local Government Area of Rivers State, following pipeline leakage to forestall further damage to the environment.
As flood ravages many Communities in some local government areas in Rivers State, some Lawmakers have decried the inability of the Rivers State government to set up state Emergency response agency to take care of those facing disasters.

Flood ravages Rivers state, lawmakers angry with governor

As flood ravages many Communities in some local government areas in Rivers State, some Lawmakers have decried the inability of the Rivers State government to set up state Emergency response agency to take care of those facing disasters.

Youths shut down oil companies in Imo

More 1,000 youths from Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State, on Friday staged a protest against multinational oil companies operating in the area, complaining of negligence and inhuman treatment of the indigenes in the council area.
The member representing Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta-Oru West, Kingsley Uju, leading a team of NEMA officials to a flood disaster in his constituency. 1

NEMA warns Imo communities over imminent flood

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, yesterday, warned about four communities in Imo State to immediately relocate to avoid being taken over by flood.
The member representing Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta-Oru West, Kingsley Uju, leading a team of NEMA officials to a flood disaster in his constituency. 2

Flood: NEMA advises four Imo communities relocate

National Emergency Management Agency has issued a notice to four communities in Imo State to relocate to safer sites over a possible flooding which it said might occur any moment from now.

Federal government to raise N1.07 trillion from sale of assets to fund budgets

The Federal Government is planning to raise about N1.07tn from the sale of property and businesses in the next three years to shore up dwindling revenues.

Cleric advises young women to stop transacting business in hotels

The Lead Pastor of Glorious Destiny Family Church, Borokiri, Port Harcourt, Pastor Akeem Idoniboye, has advised young women to stop transacting businesses in hotels in order to escape from a suspected serial killer that targets only young women.
A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

Whistleblower urges Rivers governor to redeem N20m bounty on Tompolo

A whistleblower, who identified himself as Bello Mustapha Echiomuha, has urged the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike, to redeem a N20m bounty he placed on each of the 34 suspected notorious criminals during his recent broadcast.

Another girl strangled in Rivers hotel

Spokesman, Rivers Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed that the latest incident, fifth in recent time, happened in a hotel in Omoku, headquarters of Ogba, Egbema, Ndoni Local Government Area of the state.

Orlu elders urges Imo governor to prosecute Senator Okorocha

Elders of Orlu Senatorial Zone of Imo State, under the aegis of Orlu Elders Council, have called on Governor Emeka Ihedioha to probe and prosecute the immediate past Governor of the State, Chief Rochas Okorocha.

Three feared killed as armed hoodlums attack Imo community

Palpable tension has gripped the people of Mgbuisi in Ohaji/Egbema local council area of Imo State, following the invasion and killing of three indigenes of the community, by armed hoodlums.
Jennifer Nwokocha

Lady strangled in Port Harcourt wrote UTME, agreed to N10K sex romp

The Lady who was found dead in a Port Harcourt hotel on 15 August, after being strangled by a stranger, has been identified.

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Dangote Industries targets $30 billion revenue by 2021

The President/Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday said the company would increase its revenue base from $4 billion to $30 billion by 2021.
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Flour Mills earmarks N34 billion in Niger

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World Bank: Development partners pool $53 billion to fight poverty in Africa

A coalition of global development partners has announced $82 billion commitment for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, to maintain momentum in the fight against extreme poverty.

Central bank targets forex earnings from artificial intelligence, software development

Briefing the media Saturday in Ogere, Ogun State, after the Bankers’ Committee Retreat, the CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said the initiatives are in consonance with theme of the event, ‘Delivering increasing Growth through Digital Finance for the Nigerian Economy.’

Afreximbank president speaks at 4th South East economic summit

President of Afreximbank, Professor Benedict Oramah, will deliver the keynote address on the theme: “Financing South East economic development and improving the Ease of Doing Business in the South East”, on Friday at the 4th South East Economic Summit (SEES) holding in Enugu.