Tag: Rivers State

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YNaija NewsRoomJuly 7, 2013

“It is not rape”: How I had sex with a 15-year-old girl in church – Bishop Chibuike Nwabueze

by Isi Esene Bishop Chibuike Nwabueze has blamed the devil for his alleged rape of a 15-year-old girl after ministering ...

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July 7, 2013

Police intensify search for kidnapped NYSC corps members

by Rachel Ogbu Police are still searing for the three corps members who were abducted from their lodge in Ogonokom, ...

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July 6, 2013

How kidnappers invaded our lodge like commandos and abducted our colleagues – Corps member

Before now, Abual/Odua Local Government Area of Rivers State was hardly in the news. The area has of recent been ...

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July 4, 2013

Governor Yuguda makes U-turn on Northern State Governors’ Forum

by Lucas Togan In an about turn, Bauchi State Governor Isa Yuguda has bowed to pressure from prominent Northern elders ...

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June 27, 2013

Rotimi Amaechi and his dangerous protest march – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze You see, Unlce Rotimi wants to march on the streets of his domain, and given that his ...

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June 26, 2013

Power play: Amaechi shifts NGF meeting for Jonathan’s dinner

Rivers Governor, Rotimi Amaechi and his sympathisers in the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, might have opted to reschedule the time ...

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June 23, 2013

Tragedy: Fire kills family of 6 in Rivers

Rachel Ogbu Three boys, a girl and their parents have all died in a house fire in Port Harcourt, Rivers ...

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June 17, 2013

My presence in Rivers is not to unseat Amaechi – Patience Jonathan

by Rachel Ogbu First lady, Patience Jonathan has found herself in the middle of the crises rocking the Nigeria Governors ...

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June 1, 2013

Touch not…: Court restrains PDP from further action against Amaechi

by Isi Esene A High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers state have restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from taking ...

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May 27, 2013

NGF crisis: “This is political witch hunt” – Amaechi reacts to suspension

by Isi Esene The Governor of Rivers state who was suspended from the Peoples Democratic Part by the National Working ...

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May 27, 2013

It gets EVEN worse: PDP suspends Rotimi Amaechi

by Isi Esene The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party has turned up a new gear as the National Working ...

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May 26, 2013

Amaechi is a traitor and would be treated as one – Dokubo-Asari

by Akan Ido The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force (NDPVF), Mujahid Dokubo-Asari has described the governor of ...

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May 22, 2013

Opinion: The Uniport 4 (Jonathan, Amaech, Wike & Princewill) and way out of the Rivers macabre dance

by Eze Chukwuemeka Eze I plead with Mr President as the elder to Amaechi and leader of PDP not only to ...

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May 5, 2013

Tell EFCC not to worry: Amaechi says private jet costs N7 billion, not N9 billion

by Ogunyemi Bukola Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday said the private jet recently purchased by the state ...

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May 5, 2013

Bisi Lawrence: The presidency and its chase after Amaechi

by Bisi Lawrence And then for the executives of a political party to publicly meddle into affairs that do not ...

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April 4, 2013

Greener pastures: MTN’s Aeroplane promor (N64 million) winner, Ebube Essien-Garricks relocates to the UK

by Chi Ibe Ebube Essien-Garricks who won the N64m grand prize in the MTN Ultimate Wonder Promo has reportedly moved to the United ...

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January 23, 2013

Opinion: Port-Harcourt – A returnee’s diary

by Ihunda Amadi  Can the standards so eminently set up by the Amaechi administration be sustained, after the life of ...

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December 27, 2012

Agbani Darego, Uti Nwachukwu and others rock Rivers Carnival (PHOTOS)

by Akan Ido Every end of the year sees the battle of the South-South Carnivals; the Rivers State Carnival and ...

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November 21, 2012

“Many guys now want to marry me” – MTN N64m winner, Ebube Essien-Garricks

by Isi Esene Ebube Essien-Garricks who won the grand prize in the MTN Ultimate Wonder Promo is (expectedly) getting suitors ...

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November 14, 2012

#FreakAccident: Man electrocuted by PHCN high tension wire

by Isi Esene A middle aged man was electrocuted on Monday in the Woji area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, ...

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November 6, 2012

“Count me out of the 2015 presidential elections” – Gov. Amaechi

by Isi Esene Anyone who is interested in contesting the 2015 presidential elections does not have to fear locking horns ...

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November 2, 2012

This is our stand: Rivers government attacks Bayelsa on oil wells, accuses Jonathan of favouritism

by Isi Esene The dispute between the Rivers State and Bayelsa over land delineation and allocation of benefits accruing to ...

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November 1, 2012

We paid $45m not $50m – Rotimi Amaechi pushes back allegations that he owns a private jet

by Isi Esene The Rivers State government is wondering what the fuss is all about with reports going the rounds ...

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October 7, 2012

#ALUU4: Varying accounts of the Aluu Community murder

by Isi Esene When the story first broke, it was reported that five boys were caught stealing cell phones and ...

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October 6, 2012

Jungle: Three UNIPORT students burnt to death for allegedly stealing laptops (PHOTO)

by Akan Ido Three students of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) were reportedly burnt to death by a mob ...

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October 1, 2012

Rotimi Amaechi pleads for patience from the people of Rivers State #Independence52

by Isi Esene The Rivers State governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi has appealed to the people of the state to be ...

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September 19, 2012

Armed men kill two policemen in Port Harcourt

by Isi Esene Two policemen were reportedly killed on Wednesday morning in the Diobu area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. ...

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August 29, 2012

WATCH: Profile: Idris Akinbajo, The Future Awards’ ‘Young Person of The Year’

by Isi Esene The Future Awards which took place in Rivers State on the August 26 beamed its searchlight on ...

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August 27, 2012

Behold the future! Denrele Edun, Jason Njoku, Tonto Dikeh, Alkassim Abdulkadir others win The Future Awards

by Isi Esene If you somehow missed the biggest youth event in the country, The Future Awards (TFA), which took ...

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July 17, 2012

N10,000 only: Rape victim allegedly paid off to withdraw case

by Isi Esene How much is your dignity worth? That was the question Blessing (surname withheld) answered yesterday at a ...

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