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Rivers government releases N500 million grant to Ignatius University

The Rivers State Government has directed the immediate release of five hundred million naira grant to the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education to enable it continue its transformation programmes. Governor Wike announced the directive during the 37th Convocation Ceremony...

‘Vandals’ rupture Shell pipeline in Rivers

File Photo The fear of explosion has gripped residents of Eneka Community in Obio-Akpor local government area of Rivers State because of the ruptured petroleum products high-pressure pipeline belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, which was gushing out...

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. A minute silence was observed in honour of Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, who passed at the age of 83 on Monday, November...

Nigeria moves to recover 35,000bpd lost to Shell-Belema oil dispute

Getty Images The federal government says it is determined to continue to extract over 35,000 barrels per day of crude oil output lost to a community dispute in the Niger Delta region. A dispute between Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)...

Rivers serial killing: I lie to my victims that if they cooperate, I won’t kill them – suspect

A suspected serial killer, Gracious David-West, 39, arrested by the Police, has admitted killing at least seven women in hotels in Lagos State, Owerri in Imo State and Port Harcourt in Rivers State. Newsmen report that the suspect was...

Femi Falana calls on federal government to publish names of naval, police detainees

A Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has called on the federal government to publish names of the 67 Nigerians ‘illegally’ detained and held incommunicado by the Nigerian Navy and Police since last year. He said the detaining authorities have...

Gunmen Attack Rivers Military Checkpoint, Shot Three Soldiers Dead

Some unidentified gunmen had on Saturday murdered three soldiers in the Obonoma community in the Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State. The gunmen, who reportedly dressed in military camouflage, invaded the Samson Jack military checkpoint in the community...

Guber Election: 58 Candidates Step Down For Wike In Rivers

58 governorship candidates in Rivers State on Friday declared their support for the re-election of the State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in the forthcoming poll. This candidates also accuse the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission...

Amaechi Once Asked Me To ‘Bomb INEC Office’ ~ Abe Reacts To Claim He’s Working For Wike

The lawmaker representing Rivers South-East Senatorial district, Magnus Abe, on Friday claimed that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi once asked him to bomb the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Port Harcourt, the state capital. He...

INEC May Shift Rivers Polls If APC Wins In Court ~ REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed what its next step would be if the All Progressive Congress (APC) win an appeal of the court judgement barring it from participating in the forthcoming elections in Rivers State. INEC’s Resident...
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World champion, Anthony Joshua has presented his world titles to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in London.