Tag: Rivers State

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September 18, 2013

Reckless driving: Drunk soldier kills 3 people in Cross River

by ‘Jola Sotubo A military officer in Cross River State has reportedly caused the death of three persons and shattered ...

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September 15, 2013

Great news: Kidnapped Archbishop Kattey finally freed

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Nigerian Anglican congregation can now heave a sigh of relief as its previously kidnapped Archbishop has ...

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September 13, 2013

PDP crisis: This is how Gov. Amaechi was refused entry into Government House (WATCH)

by Isi Esene Governor of Rivers State was yesterday barred from entering his official residence through the Forces Avenue entry ...

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September 13, 2013

PDP crisis: Why we blocked Amaechi from entering Government House – Rivers police

by Isi Esene The Rivers state police command has explained the reason for barring the governor of the state, Rotimi ...

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September 12, 2013

Governor Amaechi’s convoy blocked by police (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo Reports reaching us says the Governor of Rivers state , Rotimi Amaechi was prevented from entering into ...

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September 7, 2013

Opinion: Mismanaging relationships the Goodluck Jonathan way

by Donu Kogbara …But they went out of their way to humiliate and exclude me, so nobody should blame me ...

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September 6, 2013

Police kill 16 kidnappers, arrest 63 others in August – Rivers CP

by ‘Jola Sotubo   The Rivers State Police Command has recorded a major breakthrough in its war against kidnapping and ...

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September 6, 2013

We shall hold CP Mbu responsible – Rivers gov’t cries out over Amaechi’s security

by ‘Jola Sotubo The uneasy peace that has reigned in Rivers State is now threatening to be broken as the ...

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August 30, 2013

Donu Kogbara: We are sick and tired of Rivers playground politics

by Donu Kogbara Last week, Amaechi went looking for his critics’ trouble – and gave them something to shout about ...

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August 27, 2013

How Rivers commissioner, Fred Igwe was attacked by gunmen

Rivers State is in the news again and not for a savoury purpose. The Rivers State Commissioner of Sports, Fred ...

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August 27, 2013

It gets worse: PDP expels Amaechi’s SSG, 14 commissioners, others

by ‘Jola Sotubo The battle line has apparently been drawn between the Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, and the Rivers ...

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August 24, 2013

A rejoinder: A brotherly advice to Governor Akpabio

by Helen Ukpaukure It bears mentioning here that none other than the government of the United States has described Akpabio ...

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August 19, 2013

Opinion: On Wole Soyinka’s verbal overreach

by Ebenezer Obadare Yet, for all her innumerable personal flaws, Mrs Jonathan still deserves to be treated with some courtesy. ...

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August 14, 2013

Opinion: Tony Anenih, Goodluck Jonathan and his trouble-making elders

by Rotimi Fasan His veiled attack at nameless and unpatriotic elders making comments likely to cause disaffection and disunity among ...

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August 12, 2013

Opinion: The ‘ABSU’ rape saga and the rest of us

by Tajomavwo Fejiro Joy However, while the tale was still awash on every lip, the society was the first pawn ...

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August 8, 2013

Opinion: I shed hot tears for Nigeria’s future

by Akan Imoh Our students are at home, our poor lecturers are hungry, yet it is the least of worries ...

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August 7, 2013

Opinion: The hapless surrender of states to the federal government

by Ogaga Ifowodo The solution to the Rivers House of Assembly crisis ought not to be more than subjecting to ...

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August 6, 2013

Terrible: Jealous boyfriend set 2 female ‘corpers’ ablaze in Rivers

by Oge Okonkwo Two female National Youth Service Corps members, Amarachi Okey Winifred, a Batch C corps member and her friend, a fresh batch ...

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August 1, 2013

Opinion: The imperatives of conducting free and fair polls in 2015

by Ado Umar Abubakar Imagine the recent debacle in Rivers State involving the police, which followed hard on the heels ...

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August 1, 2013

Opinion: Of randy pastors and rape in the sanctuary

by Josef Omorotionmwan Bishop Chibuike Nwabueze personally stated his own case… While he was resting, a girl came for deliverance. ...

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July 29, 2013

Rivers crisis: “Chidi Lloyd is going blind” – Pro-Amaechi lawmakers

by Chi Ibe The legal team of the detained Majority Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Chidi Lloyd who claimed ...

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July 29, 2013

Insecurity: 2,000 rounds of ammunition recovered in Rivers

by Chi Ibe More than 2,000 rounds of ammunition and machine guns were recovered after a major crackdown against criminals ...

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July 27, 2013

Opinion: Nigeria – A case for strong institutions

by Dakuku Peterside  If these two institutions (political parties and the Police) that I consider most critical to the growth ...

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July 25, 2013

Opinion: As Rotimi Amaechi self-destructs in style…

by Lewis Chukwuma From a synthesis of current political analysis related to the Rivers crisis, political oblivion beckons on Amaechi ...

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July 24, 2013

Opinion: A female Christ and other miracles of demo(n)cracy

by Ogaga Ifowodo Honourable” Evans Bipi, one of the chief brawlers in the aforementioned incident, is currently the butt of ...

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July 23, 2013

Opinion: Jonathan-Amaechi face-off and a vote for British re-colonization of Nigeria

by Obinna Akukwe  Goodluck Jonathan and his wife do not have any constitutional or moral right to limit the wide ...

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July 22, 2013

Opinion: We need a whole new specie of politicians, these ones don’t mean well

by Maple Dapapa Each time the people get the opportunity to interact with their leader, the leader has nothing else ...

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July 22, 2013

Opinion: Child marriage debate and the ignorance of emergency activists

by Adeola Adelabu All the energy and airtime we spend criticizing President Jonathan can address legal and political impediments to ...

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July 16, 2013

8 people reported dead in Rivers cult clash

by Rachel Ogbu A clash between two rival cult groups suspected to be the notorious Icelanders and Greenlanders in Asarama, ...

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July 15, 2013

Opinion: Dame Patience, the great distracter and the rest of us

by Bayo Oluwasanmi With the likes of Dame of Shame, Nigeria is now a nation where the innocents are condemned ...

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