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Nigerian Navy seizes stolen crude oil off Rivers coast

The Nigerian Navy has seized huge quantity of petroleum product suspected to be crude oil off Rivers coast, a senior navy official has revealed.

Federal govt plotting to grant amnesty to wanted cultists – Rivers govt

Rivers State Government has declared that the APC Federal Government has concluded plans to grant amnesty to cultists declared wanted for generating security crisis in the state.

Police kill four notorious robbers in Rivers

Four notorious armed robbers that have been terrorising Adam axis of Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State were on Monday shot dead by policemen.

Governor Wike’s love, interest to develop sports unparalleled – Commissioner

Rivers Commissioner for Sports, Boma Iyaye, said on Monday that Governor Nyesom Wike’s love and interest to develop sports in the state was unparalleled.

JNI asks CAN to register as a political party and contest in 2019

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has accused the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of “unnecessarily overheating” the polity because the 2019 elections are around the corner.

2019: I don’t need you to rig elections for me – Governor Wike tells...

Towards 2019, Governor Nyesom Wike has said he does not need the Nigeria Police to rig elections for him, boasting that his stewardship will count when elections come.

Court affirms SERAP’s right to sue against double pay for ex-governors

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has “sufficient interest to bring its suit to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by these public officers.”

If election holds 100 times in Rivers, PDP will win – Governor Wike

The governor also said that his administration had mapped out strategies to ensure that the state is insulated from various forms of security challenges, with a special focus on herdsmen menace.

Man in court for allegedly defrauding pastor

One Precious Dickson has been arraigned before the Choba Magistrate Court sitting in Rivers State for allegedly defrauding a pastor.

Songhai banana farm owned by Mexicans – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has revealed that Songhai Farm and the multi-million naira Banana Farm both in Tai local government area in Ogoniland established under the former Governor Chibuike Amaechi of the state were secretly owned by private individuals in collaboration with some Mexicans.

Don Wanny was plotting to kill 200 more people – Governor Wike

The notorious criminal kingpin the late Don Wanny who massacred 23 people on the new year eve in Omoku, Ogbe-Egbema-Ndoni local government area of Rivers State had planned to relaunch another attack with the sole aim of killing 200 more people.

Lives of cows are now more important than humans – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was under pressure at ‘some point in the past’ to declare a state of emergency in the state.

Pensioners protest against Governor Wike over outstanding pensions

Retired Civil Servants in Rivers State have issued two months ultimatum to the Rivers State government to pay off all the outstanding pensions in the state.

Why I stand with Buhari

These are very difficult times in our country. Sad, mournful and dolorous times, as the New Year opened with killings in Rivers, Kaduna, Taraba, and Benue states, among others. Of course, there had been gruesome carnage on the Mambilla plateau mid last year, and bloodletting in Numan, Adamawa State, as well as in other places.

President Buhari under pressure to declare state of emergency in Rivers – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was under intense pressure from leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to declare a state of emergency in Rivers State.

APC governors have asked President Buhari to declare for second term – Governor Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State and chairman of Progressive Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said that the governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), have met and unanimously agreed that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves a second term and have asked him to declare his intention.

NYSC committed to national unity, integration – General Sule Kazaure

Brig.-Gen. Sule Kazaure, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), said on Friday that the scheme was totally committed to its objective of unity and national integration.

Nigerian Navy destroys 150 illegal refineries

Rear Adm. Victor Adedipe, the outgone Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Calabar, says the command destroyed no fewer than 150 illegal refineries between June 2017 and January 2018.

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Mr Victor Effiom, Managing Director, Cross River Water Board Limited, said on Thursday that the management had approved the termination of the appointments of six members of staff as a result of dereliction of duty.

Cross River water board dismisses six for non performance

Mr Victor Effiom, Managing Director, Cross River Water Board Limited, said on Thursday that the management had approved the termination of the appointments of six members of staff as a result of dereliction of duty.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday flagged off the COVID-19 Drive-Walk Through Testing programme in the state aimed at controlling the spread of the virus.

Oyo teaching applicants to write CBT test

The Oyo State Teaching Service Commission (Oyo TESCOM) says all applicants for teaching job who applied for employment through the commission will write Computer-Based Test (CBT) examination which will start on Aug. 11.
Former Super Eagles attacking midfielder and LaLiga Ambassador, Mutiu Adepoju, has described Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze as “exciting” following the Yellow Submarine’s 1-0 victory over Celta Vigo at the Estadio de Balaidos on Saturday.

Napoli targets Samuel Chukwueze as Boga alternative

Serie A side Napoli have identified Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze as a summer transfer target should their bid for Sassuolo winger Jeremie Boga falls through.
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Simy Nwankwo backs Victor Osimhen to improve in Napoli

Crotone striker Simy Nwankwo says he is delighted to see Victor Osimhen move to the Italian Seria A to join Napoli, insisting the 21-year-old will improve as a player.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League clubs vote to return to three substitutions

Premier League clubs have voted to return to a maximum of three substitutes and seven players on the bench for next season.