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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.
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Infrastructure: President Buhari has abandoned Rivers – lawmakers

Members of the National Assembly from Rivers State comprising Senators and parliamentarians in the House of Representatives have alleged of total abandonment of their State by the Muhammadu Buhari led federal government.

Killings: Former MOSOP leader calls for redeployment of policemen in Ogoniland

Former President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, Ledum Mittee, has advocated for general overhaul of security personnel deployed to the four local governments in Ogoniland in Rivers State to curb the rising spate of criminality and killings in the area.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Rivers government prepares for emergency flood challenges

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers, has directed local council chairmen and relevant agencies in the state to take proactive measures to alleviate the suffering of residents with looming flood challenges.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Rivers governor reacts to Nigerian Army’s capture of Bobrisky

Bobrisky’s capture comes less than twenty-four hours after Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, placed a thirty million naira bounty on him.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Controversy trails arrest of notorious cultist Bobrisky in Rivers

Controversy is trailing the announcement by Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, that the Nigerian Army has arrested Bobrisky, a notorious cultist in the state.

Federal government urges calm over Ogoniland clean-up

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), on Friday called for calm over protest by groups demanding participation in ongoing Ogoniland clean-up.

HYPREP: 95 per cent Ogonis involved in Ogoniland clean-up

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) on Monday assured indigent Ogoni people of their full participation in the ongoing clean-up of oil impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.

Rivers lawmaker surprised over illegal oil bunkering, piracy despite JTF’s presence

A Rivers State House of Assembly member, Dumle Maol, has expressed surprise over illegal oil bunkering and privacy in spite of the presence of security operatives on Rivers coasts.

MOSOP scribe abducted in Gokana

The Secretary-General of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Anthony Porole, has been kidnapped.
Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.

NEMA: 18 LGs in Rivers to suffer severe flooding in 2019

Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.
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.
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.

Nigerian Army, MOSOP disagree over killing of Ogoni man

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People has condemned the alleged killing of a middle-aged man, Nen-elkpege Lezor, by soldiers said to have raided Kegbara Dere community in the Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers 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 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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