Rivers State

Rivers gets new police commissioner

Mr Friday Eboka has been appointed the new commissioner of police in Rivers. The command’s spokesman, SP Nnamdi Omoni, disclosed…

2 months ago

Rivers approves N12.4bn for two additional flyovers

The Rivers State Executive Council has approved two contracts for construction of two additional flyovers in Port Harcourt City at…

2 months ago

PHOTOS: Student brutalized by teacher over failure to submit assignment in Rivers

A yet-to-be identified teacher has been accused of brutalizing a student over failure to submit Agricultural science assignment. This sad…

2 months ago

Man Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Killing Delivery Agent In Rivers

One Sodienye Mbatumekeke has been sentenced to death by hanging by a Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt…

2 months ago

Gunmen kill three youths in Rivers

Three youths have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen riding on a motorcycle in Oyigbo, Rivers State. WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the victims…

2 months ago

Gov Wike accuses NDDC of defrauding Rivers

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has accused the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) of defrauding the state. A statement by…

2 months ago

Rivers varsity security officer arrested for allegedly abducting and raping 16-yr-old girl at gunpoint

Operatives of Rivers State Police Command have arrested a 60-year-old varsity security officer for accusely abducting and raping a teenager has…

2 months ago

Rivers govt denies shutting down primary, secondary schools over COVID-19

The Rivers Government has not ordered the closure of primary and secondary schools in the state. In a statement issued…

3 months ago

Rivers Govt directs civil servants from grade 1 to 13 to work from home

The Rivers State Government has directed Civil Servants on Grade Levels 1 to 13 not to come to work from…

3 months ago

Peter Obi reveals why Nigeria is not working

Peter Obi, a former governor of Anambra state and vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in 2019 election has…

3 months ago

Nyesom Wike: I won’t leave uncompleted projects for my successor

Nyesom Wike, the Executive Governor of Rivers State has stated that he will not leave uncompleted projects for his successor…

3 months ago

Wike mocks FG, says another Ogoni clean-up exercise will come up in 2023

The Executive Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has accused the federal government of playing politics with the Ogoni clean-up…

3 months ago

Rivers vigilante group nab member of robbery gang that attacked worshippers returning from Crossover service

A member of a 3-man robbery gang has been nabbed by a vigilante group for allegedly molesting and robbing worshippers…

4 months ago

COVID-19 second wave: Wike threatens to impose fresh lockdown in Rivers state

The Executive Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has threatened to re-impose lockdown beginning from January as the number of…

4 months ago

Wike warns against intimidation of judges

Nyesom Wike, the Rivers state governor has warned against intimidation of Judges, saying the judiciary must assert itself for the…

4 months ago

2023: Why I’m still in PDP – Gov Wike

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike on Thursday revealed reasons why he is still a member of the main…

4 months ago

APC headquarters nullifies Amaechi’s suspension

The Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee on Wednesday voided the purported suspension of the Minister of…

4 months ago

Rivers police boss directs psychological evaluation of its personnel over incessant use of firearms

The Rivers state commissioner of police, CP Joseph Mukan has directed the psychological evaluation of its personnel over incessant use…

4 months ago

Gunmen abduct female councilor in Rivers, demand N50m ransom

Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have reportedly abducted a female councilor from Ogu-Bolo Local Government Area of Rivers State…

4 months ago

Rivers APC faction suspends Amaechi, Ogbobula

Former Governor of Rivers state and Transport Minister, Rotimi Ameachi has been suspended from the ruling party by the Igo…

4 months ago

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