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Controversial OSPAC vigilance groups operating across the communities in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State have been dissolved by Executive chairman of the Council, Tom Aliezi with immediate effect.
Rivers State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the arrest of one of its officer, Sergeant Ibrahim Odege, for alleged involvement in an armed robbery in Port Harcourt.
Rivers State Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph Mukan, has described those indulged in pipeline vandalism and oil theft as enemies of national economy.
The Rivers State Police Command has arrested the Chairman of Gokana Local Government Chairman, Honourable Paul Vidag Kobani, over the alleged link with the late notorious leader of a criminal gang which operated in the Ogoni communities of the State, Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski.
Residents of some parts of Ogoniland went into wild jubilation on Saturday morning as news filtered in that officers of the State Police Command have arrested one Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski, a notorious leader of a kidnap and armed robbery gang alleged to be behind different atrocities in the areas for many years.
Rivers State Police command said it was investigating five women suspected to be involved in child trafficking arrested by its operatives.
A couple, Chidi and Maureen Martins, allegedly running a Baby factory at a church in the Rumuolumeli in Obio-Akpor local Government area of Rivers State, have been arrested by the Rivers Police Command.
Controversy has been stirred by an alarm raised by one Chief Emmanuel Anyina, alleging that his son, Amos Amadi, disappeared after he honoured an invitation by the Community Development Committee, CDC, Chairman of the Community, Chikwere Ogbuogor, the ONELGA Security and Peace Advisory Committee, OSPAC, Vigilante Commander, Alexander Omezuruike, to denounce cultism.
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.
A notorious kidnapper, Ekweme Brown, popularly known as Lucifer, has been shot dead by policemen in Rivers, an official said.
Detectives at Homicide Department of the Rivers State Police Command is working round the clock to arrest the assassins behind the murder of Nwozuruaka Anele, a youth leader, and a two time Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alakahia community chapter in Obio-Akpor local government area of Rivers State at about 2 am on Saturday, September 21.
A suspected serial killer, Gracious David-West, 39, arrested by the Police, has admitted killing at least seven women in hotels in Lagos State, Owerri in Imo State and Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt on Thursday arrested a man they described as a "serial killer".
The police in Port Harcourt have announced the arrest of yet another suspected serial killer linked with the recent killings targeting women in the city.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has frowned at the re-emergence of petrol queues across the country, assuring that the situation will normalize in hours.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Ikanade Agba, has dismissed a claim by a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing Etsako Federal Constituency, Johnson Oghuma, that he appropriated some of his constituency projects.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated assorted food items worth 1.1 million dollars for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno, Yobe and Zamfara States.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, has disclosed that it had received a suspected rape case against one Muhammadu Mailemu.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set up a N500 billion non-oil export stimulation facility with the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) to enable exporters process agriculture commodities into other markets in Africa and globally.
The Committee of Chairmen of the Branches of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Anambra State at the weekend lamented that the justice was gradually sliding into a destructive dungeon with no hope of recovery.
Some more information has emerged regarding the plans for a European Super League including funding and the stance of the parties involved.
The Ekiti government says it is set to commence emission tests on vehicles, generators, other petrol and diesel engines in the state.
In what was described as a major assault on bandits that have been terrorising parts of Niger State for some time, the police at the weekend killed six of the bandits and injured many others.
Winning the Europa League would be fitting reward at the end of a tough season for Manchester United, their manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Thursday after his team completed a 4-0 aggregate win over Granada in the quarterfinals.