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October, 2018

September, 2018

  • 19 September

    APC Planning To Plant Presidential Aspirant In PDP, Wike Insists

    Wike Puts N30m Bounty On ‘Bobrisky’

    Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State, has insisted the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, are planning to plant a presidential party in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He said this while addressing newsmen at the government house on Tuesday. Wike had said to further prove his point, a security chief …

  • 14 September

    Police Stop Suspected IPOB Arsonists In Rivers

    The Rivers Police Command on Friday, says it has restored normalcy after suspected members of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, allegedly burnt trucks belonging to Dangote Industries Ltd. DSP Nnamdi Omoni, the command’s spokesman, confirmed the development. News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the reason for the attack was …

  • 11 September

    N117bn Probe: EFCC To Arrest Four Rivers Govt Officials

    Wike Puts N30m Bounty On ‘Bobrisky’

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been granted a court warrant to arrest four officials of the Rivers State Government over suspicious N117 billion transactions. The money was reportedly withdrawn from the state’s account in tranches over the counter in three years. The Nation reports that the anti-graft …

  • 6 September

    Wike Charges EFCC To Adhere To Rule Of Law In Rivers Probe

    Wike Puts N30m Bounty On ‘Bobrisky’

    Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State, has charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to adhere to the rule of law in its probe of the state’s alleged N117 billion spending over three years. Wike, who had earlier insisted that no official of the government would honour the anti-graft …

August, 2018

  • 30 August

    Flood Likely To Ravage Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, Others – Agency

    Residents living close to rivers in Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, Kogi, Anambra, Delta and Bayelsa states have been warned to immediately relocate over possible flooding. Clement Nze, Director of Engineering Hydrology, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, made this known on Wednesday. He said the middle Niger portion of the Niger basin (Niger …

  • 27 August

    Wike, EFCC On Collision Course Over N117bn Probe

    Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State Governor, has fired back at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, saying none of the state’s officials will answer questions over transactions of N117 billion allegedly made in three years. He said the commission was on a politically motivated witch hunt. Wike insisted that …

  • 19 August

    Why Rivers Bye-election Was Suspended – INEC

    The Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, has suspended the bye-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency lll State Assembly seat held Aug. 18 in the State. Obo Effanga, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, in Rivers, who announced the suspension in a terse statement on Saturday night, cited widespread of violence as reasons …

  • 18 August

    Rivers Bye-Election: Gunmen Snatch Ballot Boxes, Scatter Polling Units

    Some gunmen have raided polling units in Ward 18, Units 7, 8 and 9, snatching ballot boxes in the House of Assembly bye-election for the Port Harcourt Constituency 3 seat, a report has said. The All Progressives Congres, APC, have alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, orchestrated the attack …

  • 16 August

    Generator Fumes Kill Man, Wife, Three Children In Rivers

    A man and his family have been killed by generator fumes in Igboetche community, Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State. The Monday incident was said to have taken the lives of Andrew Monye; his wife, Onyinye Monye; and three of their four children. PUNCH Metro reports that the family had …

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