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Six days after he was kidnapped by unknown gunmen, a lecturer at the Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, James Fenwi has regained his freedom.
The Police in Rivers State has busted an illegal detention facility used by a popular vigilante group in Igwruta, Ikwerre local government area of the State, releasing scores found in the cell.
The Rivers Government on Sunday approved the reopening of all public and private nursery, primary and secondary schools in the state, with effect from Jan. 4.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Chidi Adiele, said the resumption date was in line with the school calendar published in August 2020 by Governor, Nyesom Wike.
Score of youths from Oginigba, the host Community of American oil services, Halliburton, in Trans-Amadi, Obio/Akpor local government area, of Rivers State early Wednesday morning barricaded the entrance to the company.
A cross-section of Port Harcourt residents in Rivers State has on Monday appealed to the Governor, Nyesom Wike, not to lock down the state but to ban the influx of foreigners in order to curb the second wave of COVID-19 in the state.
Earlier on Wednesday, Kelvin Ebiri, special assistant to the governor of Rivers state on media, said the Island used by Shell as their operational base in Port Harcourt now belongs to the state government following a certificate of purchase registered in Port Harcourt’s lands registry.
Rivers State Government on Wednesday declared possession and sealed off oil assets loaded Kidney Island, once the operational base of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) in Port Harcourt.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has pointed out the need for government to institute an enduring reward system for war veterans to justify the ultimate sacrifices that they make in keeping Nigeria safe and united.
Human rights lawyer Joe Nwokedi has filed a N50 billion lawsuit against the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Nigeria Police Force over their roles in the #EndSARS protests.
Chris Finebone, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, claims he has uncovered plans by a group working in cohort with the Rivers government to use the state judiciary to destabilize the party.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the nation would be on fire if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to use the available opportunity to restructure the nation, urging the president to heed the clamour for fiscal federalism and restructuring to douse brewing tension in the country.
Medical Doctors from the South-South region of Nigeria under the Nigeria Medical Association, have asked state governor’s from the region to urgently put an end to the incessant kidnapping of its members, particularly in Cross River State.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned that the federal government will destroy criminal justice system in States if the Executive Order 10 is implemented.
Security agencies are in frantic search of 50 AK-47 rifles allegedly carted away by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Oyigbo Local Government area of Rivers State.
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has redeemed his pledge of N20 million to each family of the 10 security personnel allegedly killed by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the state.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, has urged the Governor of the state, Chief Nyesom Wike, not to introduce discrimination in the planned 5000 jobs announced by his administration.
The Edo State Government has said that the suspension of schools’ resumption is applicable to all educational institutions in the state.
According to Don Balon, Pogba doesn’t feel as appreciated or “loved” by the club as some other star players like Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford, and that could play a part in his departure.
A statement by the command spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the three men; Samuel Sunday, a 20 years old resident of Fagba in Lagos State, Adeleke Mustapha; a 22years old resident of Ajala area of Lagos State and Joel Rotimi, a 19 years old resident of Taju Bello street Agbado, Ogun state were arrested on Thursday, 14 January 2021.
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California will resign from the Senate on Monday in preparation for her inauguration as Joe Biden’s vice president on Wednesday, according to aides familiar with her plans.
The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has said that 2,663 inmates out of 2,423 representing 91 percent of total inmates enrolled at the five federal correctional centres in the state, as at December 2020, are awaiting trial.
The Katsina Police Command has dragged a 21-year-old labourer, Abubakar Sani, to court over alleged engagement in homosexual with an eight-year-old boy.
Students piled bamboo canes and stationery in front of Thailand’s Ministry of Education and splashed crimson paint on it to protest corporal punishment, one of several protests that took place across the capital on Saturday.
Trading on the nation’s bourse resumed on Monday on a positive note, following investors’ interest in shares of Zenith Bank, International Breweries (IB) and Flourmill.
AstraZeneca executives said the company was on track to deliver 2 million doses a week before mid-February, and Johnson said the availability of more shots would be crucial to scaling up to a round-the-clock service.
Mr. Uduk is also being charged with abandoning his assigned duties as the Collation and Returning officer of the State House of Assembly election and unlawfully generating scores and entering same in form EC 8E(II) thereby committing an offence punishable under section 122 subsection I of the electoral act 2010 as amended.