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A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

Whistleblower urges Rivers governor to redeem N20m bounty on Tompolo

A whistleblower, who identified himself as Bello Mustapha Echiomuha, has urged the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike, to redeem a N20m bounty he placed on each of the 34 suspected notorious criminals during his recent broadcast.

Police shoots two ‘armed robbers’ dead in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has said Operatives of the Operation Sting have killed two suspected notorious criminals in Rumuagholu, Obio-Akpor Local Government area of Rivers State.

Gunmen kill youth leader in Rivers

Mr Emmanuel Ikechukwu, the acting president of Choba Youth Association, in Obio-Akpor local government area of Rivers was killed by some yet to be identified gunmen at about 11 pm on Wednesday in the presence of his family members.

Police kill notorious kidnap kingpin in Rivers

Rivers State Police of Command renewed onslaught against criminal gangs has led to the dismantling of an alleged camp of kidnappers terrorizing the Emuoha Local Government Area axis of the East-West road, with one person shot dead after a gun duel with the security operatives.

Gunmen hijack, kidnap passengers from another commercial bus in Rivers

Another 18–seater commercial bus was hijacked by criminals who susbsequetly kidnapped the passengers along Omarelu/Owerri Road in the early hours of Friday barely two weeks after a similar event in the area, it has been gathered.

Man strangles lover after sex in Port Harcourt

Homicide detectives from the Rivers State Police Command are on the trail of the boyfriend of the Late Precious Maureen Ewuru who was discovered dead in one of the hotel rooms in D/line, Port Harcourt, earlier in the evening of Thursday August 1,2019.

Police shoot three armed robbers dead, foil bank robbery in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command said three armed robbers have been shot dead in a gun-battle as the police foiled attempt by some robbers to rob a new generation bank in Port Harcourt.
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Police kill three at burial in Rivers

Three persons were feared killed, yesterday, following a clash between youths and some policemen at Nkpolu Community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State during the burial of a youth in the area.

Three die in pipeline explosion fire in Rivers

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the death of three persons in a suspected petroleum pipeline explosion fire in the Konkon area of Oyigbo local area of Rivers State.

Gunmen invade Rivers coastal community, abduct four, cart away six speed boats

Gunmen have invaded the Coastal Community of Bakana in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State, leaving not less than four persons missing and six speed boats carted away.

Gunmen attack, rob bus on East-West road in Rivers

Gunmen on Tuesday attacked a Commercial bus along the Oduoha Axis of Emohua Local Government Area of the East-West road in Rivers state.

16 killed as cult war resumes in Rivers

No fewer than 16 people are feared dead following cult crises that broke out in two different local government areas of Rivers State, Sunday.

Cult clash claims 10 lives in Rivers

A cult clash has claimed 10 lives in Kono-Bowe, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Police launch search for kidnapped oil workers in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has launched a search for five oil workers who were kidnapped along the OML 55 operational area in Akuku-Toru local government area of the state.

Police kill six suspected kidnappers in Rivers

Rivers State Police Command says it has killed six alleged kidnap suspects in shootouts with the police.

Gunmen kill businessman, cart away money in Rivers

A group of gunmen on Friday killed a businessman in Rivers, carting away an undisclosed amount of money.

19 killed in cult clashes in Rivers

Insecurity appears to have increased in parts of Rivers State with at least nineteen persons killed and several others injured in different parts of the state over the weekend.

Rights groups alerts security agencies on protests in Rivers

Rivers State Civil Society Organisations has alerted the state Government, Security Agencies and the general public over what they described as threat to law and order by party surrogates and protest consultants in the guise of civil societies.

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The National leadership of “Young Workers’ Committee’’, an arm of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has lauded the efforts of Ebonyi Gov. Dave Umahi in developing the state.

Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation receives encomiums for its empowerment initiatives

Thousands of small-business owners, petty traders and artisans in Abia-North senatorial district of Abia State showered encomium of gratitude on the Orji Uzor Kalu Foundation following the successful conclusion of its Small Business Zero Interest-Free Loan scheme.

Akwa Ibom first lady reveals plan to expose rapists

In an effort to curb the menace of gender-based violence particularly rape, Akwa Ibom state first lady, Mrs Martha Udom Emmanuel, has disclosed her plans to begin to expose those caught in the heinous act to the public.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Sunday hammered Star Plus FC of Ngwo 4-1 to reclaim the Enugu State FA Cup.

CafCC: We’ll defeat Pelicans over two legs – Rangers captain

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Ansu Fati has ‘something special’ – Barca coach

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