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IYM: Peter Obi must apologise to Rotimi Amaechi over Igbo presidency or…

A socio-cultural group, Ikwerre Youth Movement, IYM, has urged the vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, to apologise to the former Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, if he (Obi) could not condemn Rochas Okorocha’s statement.

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).

16 killed as cult war resumes in Rivers

No fewer than 16 people are feared dead following cult crises that broke out in two different local government areas of Rivers State, Sunday.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike sacks commissioner

The governor directed the sacked commissioner to submit all government documents and property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary in the ministry.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike recalls suspended council chiefs

They are heads of Okrika, Emohua, Abua/Odual, Degema, Khana, Gokana, Ahoada East, Ikwerre, Eleme, Andoni, Omuma and Ogu/Bolo Local Government Areas.
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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.

Five confirmed killed in Rivers communities

The Police in Rivers have confirmed the killing of five persons in two communities in Rivers state on Sunday.
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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.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike gets Rivers Assembly’s approval to suspend 12 council chiefs

Rivers State House of Assembly, on Tuesday approved the suspension of 12 council chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Chukwuemeka Eze: Why Governor Wike sacked 12 council chiefs, 15 PDP chairmen

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed reasons behind the sacking of 12 Local Government Chairmen by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike immediately after the governorship and State Assembly elections.
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 suspends 12 council chairmen

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Thursday announced the suspension of 12 Local Government Council chairmen for insubordination.
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60-year-old widow remanded over alleged lover’s death

A chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has ordered the remand in prison custody of a 60-year-old widow, Priscilla Ikenga, over the death of her alleged lover.

Cult gangs kill father of 6, shoot wife in Rivers

A gang of hoodlums suspected to be cultists in the early hours of Tuesday invaded Agbonchia community in Eleme local government in Rivers State leaving in their trails deaths and pains.

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.

INEC promises transparency on Rivers poll, rules out fresh exercise

In line with its earlier promise, the ¸Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that it would conclude the collation of the Rivers State governorship election between April 2 and 5, this week.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with INEC National Commissioner supervising Bayelsa, Edo and Rivers State, Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu during the stakeholders meeting on the resumption of electoral activities for the completion of outstanding 2019 General Elections in Rivers State on Saturday

INEC: No fresh elections in Rivers

Against the backdrop of the recent suspension of the 2019 governorship election in Rivers State, halfway through the process, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Saturday in Port Harcourt that no fresh elections would be held in the state.

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IYM: Peter Obi must apologise to Rotimi Amaechi over Igbo presidency or…

A socio-cultural group, Ikwerre Youth Movement, IYM, has urged the vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, to apologise to the former Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, if he (Obi) could not condemn Rochas Okorocha’s statement.

Governor Akeredolu: Ondo agric policies’ll guarantee self-sufficiency in food production

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