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Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.

Lawyer’s absence stalls arraignment of Rivers ‘serial killer’

The absence of a legal representative for a notorious Rivers State serial killer, Gracious West, has stalled the arraignment proceedings at the State High Court in Port Harcourt.

Federal government says Abacha loot ploughed into uplifting poor Nigerians

Apparently responding to critics as to how the recovered loots especially the $322million from late Gen Sani Abacha was utilized, the federal government has cleared the air on the utilization of the sleaze.
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.

Rivers ‘serial killer’ appears in court, trial stalled

Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.
EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu said the commission has also recovered more than N251 billion within the three months.

Report: Ibrahim Magu-led EFCC recovers N939.5 billion cash, sends 1636 to jail in four...

Four years after being named as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the record of the number of corrupt Nigerians convicted by the commission under him and the value of assets recovered from the convicts has emerged.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

PANDEF tasks federal government to name beneficiaries of NDDC contracts

Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) has expressed its approval for the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari that a forensic audit should be carried out in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from 2001 to 2019
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing members of the Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks at the Government House Port Harcourt on Sunday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack task force on street trading

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has threatened to sack the Task Force on Street Trading, Illegal Markets and Motor Parks if the reportS about extortion and compromise against members continue.
Aiteo Group

Firm files bankruptcy action against AITEO

Charlietam International Services Limited, a Port Harcourt-based company, has filed an action before the Federal High Court in Lagos to commence winding-up proceedings against the oil giant for its prolonged inability to pay a debt of N259,068,753.00 owed the company for various services rendered to AITEO between December 2017 and March 2019.

NDDC probe: Stakeholders commend President Buhari, want new board to supervise audit

President Muhammadu Buhari’s pronouncement on Thursday for a forensic audit to be undertaken on the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has continued to attract commendation from stakeholders from the region.
The International Sports Press Association (AIPS) has congratulated Honour Sirawoo on his re-election as the President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN).

AIPS congratulate Honour Sirawoo on re-election as SWAN president

The International Sports Press Association (AIPS) has congratulated Honour Sirawoo on his re-election as the President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN).

Court jails two oil thieves in Port Harcourt

Justice I. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and jailed one Michael Adamu for two years for dealing in petroleum products without an appropriate licence.

Police kill another ‘kidnap kingpin’ in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has announced killing of a suspected notorious criminal who specializes in kidnapping and terrorizing commuters along the Port Harcourt-Owerri road.

Bayelsa guber: REC says satisfied with PVC collection rate

The Bayelsa Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Monday Tom, says INEC is satisfied with the percentage rate of Permanent Voter Card (PVC) collection, promising that the body is adequately prepared to conduct the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
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.

Why we are embarking on urban renewal – Rivers governor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the ongoing urban renewal of Port Harcourt City and adjoining towns of the state capital is aimed at returning the city to its Garden City Status.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

Harassment: Court orders army to pay council chair, two others N20 million damages

A High Court in Rivers State on Monday ordered the Nigerian Army to pay the sum of N20 million to the Chairman of Akuku-Toru Local Government Area, Roland Sekibo, and two other persons.
Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Uche Anozia in hand shake with the Acting Managing Director of NDDC, Dr Akwagaga Enyia, during the visit.

Police seeks NDDC’s intervention on flood in Bayelsa stations

The Bayelsa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Uche Anozia, has appealed to the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to assist it in checking the flood ravaging its headquarters and some stations in Yenagoa.
Daniel Igali, President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), has congratulated legendary sprint queen, Mary Onyali, on her appointment as Special Adviser to Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development.

Daniel Igali congratulates Mary Onyali on her appointment as ministerial aide

Daniel Igali, President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), has congratulated legendary sprint queen, Mary Onyali, on her appointment as Special Adviser to Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development.

Recruitment: Nigerian Navy releases list of successful candidates

Nigerian Navy has released the list of successful candidates in the 2019 recruitment interview held in Lagos between July 29 and Aug. 27.

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