Rivers United coach Eguma, kidnapped, Plateau stadium manager killed

Coach Stanley Eguma By Isa Abdulsalami Ahovi with agency reports •NOC mourns former scribe, William Boyd Rivers United Football Club were thrown into confusion on Tuesday when news broke that their manager, Stanley Eguma, have been abducted by unknown bandits. Also on Monday in Jos, unknown gunmen killed the assistant stadium General Manager at the Rwang […]

Nigerian army unable to defeat Boko Haram flex muscles in Rivers State

By Okafor Ofiebor, Port Harcourt The Nigerian Army, 6 Division, has announced that has begun its annual massive shooting range classification exercise which will end on Sunday, June 27. The division’s spokesman, Lt.-Col. Charles Ekeocha, said in a statement in Port Harcourt, that the exercise aimed at ascertaining the professional competence of troops on the […]

Army, DSS shoot seven ESN members dead, arrest five in Rivers

Army, DSS shoot seven ESN members dead, arrest five in Rivers Suspected ESN members arrested By Okafor Ofiebor, Port Harcourt The Nigerian army says it has carried out joint clearance operation with the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and killed seven operatives of the Eastern Security […]

Vigilante member allegedly kill US based businessman

The Rivers State Police Command has paraded a member of Abia State vigilante group, Okorie Chukwuma, for allegedly killing his boss, Mr. Eyinaya Ogbonna. The Guardian gathered that the deceased, a businessman based in the United States of America, had returned home to invest in Nigeria and was building a gas station. He was said […]

Insecurity: 17 Southern governors ban open cattle grazing • Offer 10-point solution

  …Agree to ban open grazing in Southern Nigeria …Call for convocation of national dialogue …Insist on federal character …Reiterate Southerners’ commitment to Nigeria’s unity …Express concern over Oshodi-Apapa expressway gridlock …Buhari approves new security measures for South-East, South-South …Military tactics’ll no longer be publicised-NSA …Don’t be selective in handling situations, PANDEF tells FG By […]

Suspected robber killed, notorious kidnapper arrested in Rivers gunfight

Dennis Naku 6 May 2021 The Rivers State Police Command has said its men killed a suspected kidnapper, while a notorious gang member was arrested during a gun battle with policemen in the Ogoni axis of Rivers State on Wednesday. The state Commissioner of Police, Eboka Friday, stated this in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. Friday […]

Rivers State loses an astute educationist and academician, Dr. Onengiyeofori Georgewill

(NNP) The academic community in Rivers State has been thrown into mourning with the sudden death of Dr. Onengiyeofori Moses Douglas Georgewill, the immediate past Rector of ken Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, formerly known as Rivers State Polytechnic. The former Rector who was an engineer by training, died on April 24, while exercising at his home […]

BREAKING: Tension in Enugu as Hausa traders barricade Enugu- Port Harcourt expressway

From Geoffrey Anyanwu, Enugu Security operatives are having tough time now trying vacate Hausa traders who barricaded Enugu- Port Harcourt expressway at the New Artisan axis of the road. The traders wielding AK47 and other dangerous weapons were said to be having disagreement with their leaders trying to enforce the relocation order of the state […]

Wike: What is good for the goose may not be good for the gander

What Is Good For the Goose May Not Be Good For the Gander Wike sacked his Commissioner for Environment in the middle of a summit on the hazardous Sooth in Rivers State. It’s not a problem since he has the power to hire and fire. But the reason he gave for the sack is what […]

3,658 Rivers people benefit from US group, Lulu-Briggs’ free medical outreach

From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt Not less than 3,658 men, women and children in Rivers State, have received free medical care and health education during a medical mission organized in partnership between the Ogbakor Ikwerre USA/Canada and O.B. Lulu Briggs Foundation, hosted by the Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. Members of OIUSA/Canada, the […]

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