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Bayelsa guber: Police deploy 2,000 personnel from Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has deployed 2,000 personnel to complement other security agencies in the Bayelsa State governorship election.

Police declare Rivers’ robbery kingpin, gang members wanted

A suspected leader of notorious robbery gang, Justice Amadi a.k.a Italian and members of gang have been declared wanted by Rivers State Police Command over alleged murder of two policemen.

Enraged outcry as police free ‘dubious real estate developer’

The police have arrested a popular real estate developer Lively-Hood Homes owners of De-villa home, Dr FELIX NWORGU, for defrauding residents of alleged lands sold at APO in Omagwa and Etche in Rivers state.

Three ‘kidnappers’ shot dead in gun-duel with army in Rivers

A gun battle between officers of the Nigerian Army and kidnappers in Rivers State have left three kidnappers dead with others wounded.
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.

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.
The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the kidnapping of six persons in Rijana village along Kaduna-Abuja expressway on Sep. 7.

Police kill kidnap gang leader terrorising Ogoni

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the killing of the leader of a dreaded kidnap-gang that has been terrorising residents of Ogoni area in Rivers State.

Masked gunmen attack Rivers community, kidnap two

The whereabouts of two persons are unknown after five masked gunmen at about 5.00am on Wednesday raided Amarieri community on Bonny Island, Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers.

Police confirm killing of wanted kidnapper ‘Lucifer’

A wanted kidnapper, Ekweme Brown, popularly known as Lucifer has been shot dead by policemen in Rivers, an official said.

Four shot dead as cultists invade two Rivers communities

At least corpses of four persons have been deposited in the mortuary after gunmen believed to be members of cult groups invaded two communities, Omerelu and Ubima in Ikwerre Local Government Area shooting sporadically on Friday night.

Police keeps mum hours after pirates hijack boats in Rivers

More than 24 hours after daredevil gunmen suspected to be Sea pirates at about noon on Thursday hijacked two boats along Port Harcourt-Bonny route, the Rivers State Police Command is yet to comment on the whereabouts of about 24 passengers who were taken into unknown destinations in the mangroves.

Police hunt for assassins of PDP, APC leaders in Rivers

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.
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.

Police: Eight women found dead in Rivers hotels

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed that eight female have so far been killed by suspected serial killers in different hotels in Port Harcourt and environs in the last two months.

Police advise girls to shun prostitution as Port Harcourt serial killer murders 10th victim

The Rivers State Police Command has advised young women to shun prostitution as a suspected serial killer has murdered the 10th victim.
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.

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Man jailed for punching his dog while walking in park

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