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SARS rescues abducted medical doctor in Rivers

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad have rescued a medical doctor, who was kidnapped on Sunday by unknown gunmen.

APC Congress: 36-member executive elected in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, in a rescheduled state congress on Monday in Port Harcourt, elected a 36-member executive through voice vote.

Federal government completes timetable for Ogoni clean-up – minister

The Federal Government says it has completed timetable for the clean-up of hydrocarbon impacted communities in four local government areas of Ogoni land in Rivers.

Federal government begins Ogoni clean-up in August

The federal government is to begin the remediation phase of oil impacted sites in Ogoniland in August, Marvin Dekil, the Coordinator of the Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Project (HYPREP), has said.

MOSOP seeks end to delay in Ogoni clean-up

Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, worried over the continuous delay in the clean-up of their environment, has called on world leaders and all men of conscience to intervene in the situation.

Governor Wike plans to upgrade Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic to University

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers says his administration plans to upgrade Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, to a University of Environment.

219: I won’t back Senator Abe’s governorship bid – Rotimi Amaechi

Ahead of the 2019 governorship election in Rivers State, the Minister of Transportation and the leader of the All Progressives Congress in the state, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has insisted that he will not support the governorship ambition of the lawmaker representing Rivers South-East, Senator Magnus Abe.

Full list of ‘cult leaders’ declared wanted by Governor Wike

In his statewide broadcast on Monday evening, Governor Nyesom Wike declared 32 persons who he alleged are cult leaders involved in various criminal activities across 12 local government areas of the State wanted.

Governor Wike places N640 million bounty on 32 wanted ‘cult leaders’ in Rivers

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared 32 suspected cult gang leaders spread across the State wanted and is offering N20 million reward for anyone who can provide useful information that will lead to their arrest of any of them.

Federal govt urged to use part of $1 billion insurgency fund for Ogoni clean-up

Ogoni Youth Federation, OYF, has pleaded with the Federal Government to divert part of the $1 billion approved for the fighting of insurgency in the North-East to the clean up of Ogoni devastated land.

Operation Crocodile Smile II achieving result in Niger Delta – Nigerian Army

The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, says the “Exercise Crocodile Smile 2” operational activities within the Division’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) is achieving result after its flag off.

MOSOP accuses Shell of resuming oil exploration in Ogoniland

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has accused the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) of plotting to kill the Ogoni people by forcefully attempting to resume operations in Ogoniland.

Ogoni Clean-up project is on course – Senate

The Senate on Wednesday allayed fears on the implementation of the ongoing Ogoni Clean-up project, saying: “It is on course.”

400 indigenous workers deployed as Bodo cleanup begins

Over 400 indigenous workers have been deployed on site, as Shell begins the cleanup of Bodo community.

Why Nigeria is in crisis

I wish to express my heartfelt thanks for the invitation to participate in the 13th edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference by sharing some our thoughts with you and to declare it open.

Wike dissolves chieftaincy stools’ inquiry panel

Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has ordered the dissolution of the Panel of Inquiry To Review Classification Of The State Chieftaincy Stools.

Ogoni clean-up: MOSOP accuses Shell of refusing to pay its share

The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has accused Shell Petroleum Development Development Company (SPDC) of refusing to pay its share of the counterpart funding for the clean-up.

Wike sacks caretaker committee chairmen of 4 LGAs in Rivers

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Monday in Port Harcourt relieved the Chairmen of four Local Government Caretaker Committees of their appointments.

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