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Tension in Rivers community over Agip contract

There is disagreement in Aggah community, Egbema Clan in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, between the Paramount ruler of the community and flood-affected individuals in the area over Nigeria Agip Oil Company’s, NAOC’s, contract.
The Legislative Assembly of Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State has impeached the Executive Chairman of the Council, Hon Victor Odili, over alleged embezzlement of N150 million project fund.

Rivers council boss impeached over alleged embezzlement, incompetence

The Legislative Assembly of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State has impeached the Executive Chairman of the Council, Hon Victor Odili, over alleged embezzlement of N150 million project fund.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Governor Ayade: It’s dangerous to protect lives ignoring livelihoods

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, has warned that since there will be life after the COVID-19 pandemic, there was the need for government to protect not just lives but also livelihoods.

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.
Gracious David West at Rivers State Police Command before he was paraded at the Police

Serial killings: Port Harcourt sex workers device means of detecting criminals

Commercial sex workers, known in local parlance as runs girls, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, have devised a new method of operation to satisfy the high propensity of libido in men of easy virtue even as the fear of the ongoing serial killings of young ladies in hotels in some parts of the state, continue to dominate every discourse.
Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga- Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.

Transporters protest incessant killings on Rivers highway

Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga-Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar wins Rivers

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has won the presidential election in Rivers State.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

President Buhari wins Rivers local council with 72,745 votes

The results from Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, where President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had 72,745 votes, have been officially recorded, the state collation officer, Aniefiok Essien, has indicated.

Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas 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: 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.

Flooding: NEMA distributes relief materials to affected Rivers communities

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced the distribution of relief materials to flood affected communities in Rivers.

Rotimi Amaechi: Why some Nigerians don’t want Muhammadu Buhari re-elected

The Director-General of Buhari/Osinbajo Re-election Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that some Nigerians are opposed to the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, because he will not agree to share public funds for personal use.
Tonye Dele Cole

Rivers APC’s Tonye Cole promises peace in crisis-ridden Omoku

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Mr. Tonye Cole, has promised to facilitate peace-building processes in the communities of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area, ONELGA, of the state.

Rivers APC adopts direct primaries for governorship aspirants in Ahoada East

Direct Primaries was on Sunday adopted in the ongoing governorship primaries for aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers.

Senator Akpabio: Governor Wike’s works sustaining nation’s economy

Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has said the good works of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, are geared towards protecting the economy of the country.

Rivers Assembly to write UN, EU over judiciary attack

The Rivers State House of Assembly has resolved to write the United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU), to alert them of what they described as ‘ill-treatment by the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government’ and for their intervention.

Stop PDP induced violence in Rivers – APC tells Governor Wike

The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has expressed worry at the resumption shooting and maiming that tat has characterised the nomination process for the local government council election for chairmen and councillors by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State.

Late corps member did not commit suicide – NYSC Coordinator

The National Youth Service Corps has ruled out suicide attempt in the death of a corps member, Nneka Odili, who was killed in a train accident on Thursday in Lagos.

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Bauchi enrols 35,037 pupils into Almajiri schools

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Nestlé Nigeria names new managing director

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Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.

#RevolutionNow: Nigerian Army, police arrest protesters in Abuja

Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.
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Nigerian Army states position on soldiers involved in Ebonyi bullion van robbery

The Nigerian Army has said that the soldiers arrested for bullion van robbery in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, are not its personnel.
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Nigerian government raises hate speech fine to N5 million

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