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April, 2020

  • 26 April

    Rivers Residents Feast On Strange Sea Creature Washed Ashore 

    Some residents of Finima in the Bonny Island region of Rivers State on Friday feasted on a strange sea creature washed ashore from the banks of the Atlantic Ocean. Read Also: Man Kills Daughter As Condition Of Marrying New Wife This comes weeks after a swarm of dead croakers were eaten …

  • 19 April

    Wike Frees 22 Quarantined Exxon Mobil Employees

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has freed 22 Exxon Mobil employees quarantined last week after their arrest for violating an order restricting movement into the state to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Read Also: Kyari Blocked Powerful People From Making Money At Nigeria’s Expense – Onyeama The Rivers State …

  • 17 April

    IG Redeploys Rivers Commissioner Of Police

    IGP, Mohammed Adamu

    Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector-General of Police, has ordered the immediate redeployment of Dandaura Mustapha, the Rivers State Police Commissioner. Read Also: FG Wants To Infect, Kill Rivers People With COVID-19 – Wike Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, said this in a statement on Friday. His replacement is Joseph Gobum Mukan. …

  • 14 April

    Two Caverton Pilots, 10 Passengers Granted Bail

    Samuel Ugorji and Samuel Buhari, pilots of Caverton Helicopters arrested for flying into Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, despite a lockdown, have been granted bail by a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. Read Also: Why Amotekun Is Yet To Kick Off – DAWN Commission Also granted bail …

  • 12 April

    Caverton Helicopters Flew In 220 Passengers Without COVID-19 Testing – Rivers

    Wike Puts N30m Bounty On ‘Bobrisky’

    The Rivers State Government has said Caverton Helicopters flew 220 passengers into the state without allowing health officials access to them for COVID-19 testing. Read Also: Caverton Helicopters’ Pilots Will Be Released Soon – FG Paulinus Nsirim, the state Commissioner for Information and Communication, said the company also refused the state …

  • 7 April

    Two Pilots Arrested For Smuggling Expatriates Into Rivers

    The Rivers Police Command has confirmed the arrest of two pilots, who violated the lockdown order in the state, by flying in expatriates without clearance. Read Also: 48 Hospital Workers Test Positive For Coronavirus The Caverton pilots were arrested, after governor Nyesom Wike led security operatives to the operational base of …

March, 2020

  • 25 March

    No Passenger’ll Be Allowed Into Rivers, Wike Tells FAAN

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that no passenger will be allowed into the state with effect from Thursday, March 26, 2020. Read Also: Kyari Doesn’t Have Serious COVID-19 Symptoms Yet – Family Member Wike made the announcement on Wednesday, saying the move was necessary to check the spread …

  • 23 March

    Catholic Priest Slumps, Dies While Celebrating Mass

    Simon Kuro, a Catholic priest, slumped and died on Sunday while celebrating Mass. Kuro, who was the parish priest of the Saint Helen’s Catholic Church, Ogbogoro, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, was said to have slumped while delivering his homily. The middle-aged priest was later rushed the University …

  • 20 March

    Herdsmen Kill Former Rivers Governorship Aspirant

    Soala West, a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Rivers State, has been killed by suspected herdsmen. Read Also: Two Arrested For Drinking Disinfectant To Avoid Coronavirus The politician’s remains was found on Wednesday evening in Aluu community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state. Soala, who hailed from …

February, 2020

  • 19 February

    Rivers Filling Stations Begin Strike

    Filling stations in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, have shut down over the arrest of tanker drivers and seizure of their vehicles by the State Task Force on illegal parking. Read Also: Women In North Mixing Maggi With Coke To ‘Get High’ – Man The stations have stopped dispensing fuel …

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