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Man kills eight-year-old girl, removes organs

There was panic in Eliozu axis of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Saturday, when the body of an eight-year-old girl, Victory Chikamso, who was abducted, was recovered with her tongue, breasts, vagina and eyes removed.

Police parades suspected ritualist in Rivers

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command today paraded a 23-year old suspected ritualist, Ifeanyichukwu​ Maxwell Dike, who was arrested by members of a community vigilante group at Eliozu area of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

Buhari returns to Abuja, inspects presidential guard of honour

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday returned to Abuja after a successful medical vacation in London.

Rivers community vows not to vacate Shell flow station

Besides occupying the SPDC facility, the people have also employed radio jingles and other forms of publicity to draw the attention of the Rivers State and Federal Government to their demand.

MOSOP suspends three youths over alleged attack on president

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People has suspended three youth leaders who are members of its youth wing, the National Youth Council of Ogoni People.

Tonto Dike, others hold audition for youths talent hunt show

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh and other celebrities on Friday took part in the audition for the talent hunt show Unleash Your Talent 2017, with over 200 youths in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Improve safety and security of EFCC officials – SERAP tells Osinbajo

The EFCC this week reported attack on its premises and a death threat to its official Ishaku Sharu, who heads the Foreign Exchange Malpractices Fraud Section and oversees corruption investigation involving several politically exposed persons.

Biafra: Further attack on Clark will incur our wrath – IYC warns Kanu

Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has warned leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, against further attacks on Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark.

Fed govt obtains $770m loan for water, spends $1.5bn – Minister

The Federal Government has obtained $770million loan to provide water to some states of the federation in order to reduce waterborne diseases and provide water to farmers for irrigation purposes, it was learnt yesterday.

Niger Delta no longer attractive to investors – Shell

Mr Igo Weli, the General Manager, External Relations, Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), on Thursday said the Niger Delta was no longer attractive for investment.

Nigerian Navy discovers 30 new illegal refineries in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy says it has discovered 30 new illegal refineries with combined capacity to produce about four million litres of petroleum products daily.

Attack on EFCC shocking, disturbing – Sagay

Apparently trying to send a message to the commission not to dare them, unknown gunmen, yesterday, attacked the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and left a death threat note behind.

CACOL condemns attack on EFCC headquarters in Abuja

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has condemned the Wednesday’s attack on the Headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abuja.

Wrestling Championship: Nigeria’ll win gold medal – Igali

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation, NWF, yesterday unveiled an eight-man team to the Senior World Wrestling Championship billed for Paris, France from August 20 to 26.

Ogoni clean-up: MOSOP accuses Shell of refusing to pay its share

The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has accused Shell Petroleum Development Development Company (SPDC) of refusing to pay its share of the counterpart funding for the clean-up.

Biafra and Corruption: When a Judas becomes a Muhammad

The venerable Merriam-Webster, mark you, defines corruption as a “dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people (such as government officials or police officers)” or “something that has been changed from its original form from what is pure or correct.”

Tankers drivers vow to sustain indefinite strike over collapsed East-West road

Tanker drivers said the eventual collapse of the road will not only affect the economy of the nation, it will also cut off the inhabitants of the area to the rest of the state and country.

PDP set to reclaim power in 2019 – Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has boasted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is no match to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in any election.

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Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.

Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ojukwu was presiding

Ondo lawmaker decries DSS court room invasion

A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.

Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.

South Africans emerge winners of Remo marathon

Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.