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Governor Wike flays alleged unprofessional conduct of security personnel

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has flayed the alleged unprofessional conduct of the Nigerian security personnel, saying that people were beginning to lose faith in public institutions because of their untowardly conduct.
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Governor Wike urges police commissioner to restore confidence in police

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Usman Belel, newly deployed to the state to restore confidence in the Nigeria Police Force, stressing that people had begun to lose faith in public institutions due to unprofessional conduct of their personnel.

Rivers CP: We’ve been repositioned for 2019 polls

Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed, has declared that officers and men of the command are prepared for the 2019 elections.

INEC suspends Rivers by-election citing widespread violence

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the by-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency lll State Assembly seat held Aug. 18 in the State.
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Rivers bye-election witnesses high turnout, reports of ballot-snatching

The bye-election in Rivers State has witnessed a high turnout of voters with reports of ballot snatching at the polling unit.

Police arrest 28 suspected robbers, kidnappers in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command on Wednesday paraded 28 suspected criminals arrested for armed robbery, kidnapping and other crimes.

Police in Rivers vow to come hard on politicians over ‘false accusations’ against anti-robbery...

The Command said the FSARS never accompanied the Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Ojukaiye Flag Amachree, to attack the factional APC Secretariat as alleged in various media reports by supporters of Senator Magnus Abe.

Police arrest 11 kidnappers, recover 1,000 firearms, 15 vehicles in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command said it has arrested 11 suspected kidnappers, robbers and recovered over 1,000 firearms and 15 vehicles at different locations in the State.

Welder arrested for sending kidnappers to customer’s house

A member of a notorious kidnap gang, Sunday Clark, who plotted the abduction of a businessman, Mr. Adewale Kazeem, has been arrested by operatives of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad attached to the Rivers State Police Command.

Police arrest 20 robbery, kidnap suspects

The Police Command in Rivers says it has arrested 20 suspected high profile criminals in the state and recovered 16 exotic vehicles from them.

Delta Reps member accused of attacking court bailiff with thugs

A court bailiff, Aakoo Nwiyereka, has accused the member representing Ethiope Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr Lovette Idisi, of hiring thugs to attack him and his (lawmaker) younger brother.

Two policemen, three others killed in Rivers

Two policemen and a hoodlum have lost their lives during a gun duel between armed men and the police in Ozuoba community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.
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Security operatives rescue nine kidnapped passengers in Rivers

Nine passengers made up five females and four males who were kidnapped by armed men at Igwuirita in Ikwerre local government area of Rivers State were rescued by a combined team of policemen, soldiers and other security agencies in the early hours of Sunday.

15, 000 security personnel deployed for Rivers council polls

The Rivers State Police Command and other security agencies have deployed 15, 000 personnel ahead of the local government elections slated for Saturday, June 16.

Suspected killers of Rivers divisional police officer arrested

The Rivers State Police Command on Monday said it arrested seven suspects in connection with the killing of Mr Kingsley Chukwueggu, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Rumuolumeni Division.

Soldiers storm police station over murder of colleague

There was commotion along Ada George Road in Port Harcourt on Thursday morning as soldiers sacked the Rumukpakani Police Station, allegedly over the killing of their colleague by a policeman.

Police recover 179 illegal firearms in Rivers

The Police Command in Rivers says it has recovered 179 arms and 577 cartridges from members of the public.

Police in Rivers launch man-hunt for killers of DPO

The Commissioner of Police in Rivers, Mr Zaki Ahmed, has launched a manhunt for the killers of SP Kingsley Chukwuegu, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Rumuolumeni Police Station in the state.

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Election: PDP urges military to disobey presidential order on ballot box snatching

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.

NAF arrests 10 armed bandits, recovers 57 livestock

The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.

Senator Lokpobiri: Governor Dickson of recruiting militants to destabilise elections

Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
South African 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya arrives for a landmark hearing at the Court of Arbitration (CAS) in Lausanne on February 18, 2019. – Semenya will challenge a proposed rule by the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) aiming to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Harold CUNNINGHAM / AFP)

Caster Semenya unleashes team of professors to battle IAAF, CAS

Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.

Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.