Tag: Rivers State

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 9, 2016

90-year-old man arrested for crime committed 20 years ago

The Nigeria Police Force on Friday arraigned a 90 year-old retired Soldier, Chief Damian Onwu, and a pastor before a ...

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AzeezSeptember 5, 2016

Rivers militant leader threatens Niger Delta Avengers

A militant leader in the Niger Delta region, on Monday warned members of the Niger Delta Avengers and other militant groups ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 3, 2016

Gunmen kidnap teacher in Rivers state

Unidentified gunmen on Thursday kidnapped a teacher of Uvawuhu Comprehensive High School Ibaa at Rumuji community in Emohua Local Government Area ...

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Mazi EmekaSeptember 1, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news stories to monitor today 1. Herdsmen dissatisfied with anti-grazing law Herdsmen in Ekiti state ...

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AzeezAugust 31, 2016

Gov. Wike suspends 4 commissioners, HoS for 3 months

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Wednesday suspended four commissioners for three months. This was announced in a statement released ...

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AzeezAugust 28, 2016

JTF kills ‘notorious kidnapper’, 5 others in Rivers (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

The Joint Task Force in Rivers on Saturday night killed an alleged notorious kidnapper, General Igbudu and five others in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 17, 2016

How PDP’s national convention fell apart

The Peoples Democratic Party convention which held on Wednesday was a topsy turvy affair. The convention was supposed to hold ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 16, 2016

Stop wasting Rivers’ money on PDP Convention – APC tells Wike

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers on Tuesday accused Gov. Nyesom Wike to stop wasting taxpayers’ money on offsetting ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 8, 2016

Wike blames ‘false media propaganda’ for allegations of being a militant sponsor

Following the accusation from the Reform Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA) that he is a sponsor of the Niger Delta Avengers ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 5, 2016

‘Clean-up of Ogoniland will take 20 years’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, revealed that the clean-up of Ogoniland will go on for the next two decades. The ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 4, 2016

How kidnappers killed 3 policemen in Rivers

Three mobile policemen were killed by kidnappers on Wednesday night in Choba community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 4, 2016

‘We have to work together’ – Wike tells police

Nyesom Wike, the Rivers state Governor, on Wednesday called on the state police command to remain neutral in the forthcoming ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 27, 2016

THE YNAIJA TRACKLIST: MEND attack Buratai | UBA denies links to Turkey’s failed coup | Hilary Clinton makes history at DNC | More

From the papers this morning- a tracklist MEND flays Army chief Buratai for ‘insensitive’ comments YNaija Some ambassadorial nominees could ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 23, 2016

Bombed INEC office: PDP, APC trade blames

Barely a week to the scheduled rerun election in Rivers state, the office of the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) in ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 20, 2016

Man rapes 10-year-old customer to death

A middle-aged man, identified as Mallam Bashir has reportedly raped a 10-year-old girl to death. It was alleged that Bashir ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 20, 2016

Opinion: Amaechi and Rivers resources – Separating facts from propaganda

  By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, Preamble I have read and watched on several platforms the ceaseless accusation and damaging allegations ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 7, 2016

Rivers APC lavish praise on Buhari for his ‘laudable steps’ and ‘genuine concern’

The Rivers state  All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday, praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his effort to ensure that peace is ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 4, 2016

BREAKING: Court upholds the removal of Sheriff as PDP chairman

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital, on Monday, ruled that the removal of Ali Modu Sheriff ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 29, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today Nigeria’s sovereignty is negotiable Nobel prize laureate, Wole Soyinka, has said ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 25, 2016

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Wike may give amnesty to cultists

In a bid to curtail the excesses of criminals, Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday, disclosed that his government ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 23, 2016

Duncan Mighty ‘meets’ with Niger Delta Avengers

Rivers state born singer, Duncan Mighty has claimed to have met with the aggrieved militant group, Niger Delta Avengers. The ...

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Azubuike AzikweJune 18, 2016

Militants give oil companies 14 days to leave Rivers LGAs

Ex-militants under the aegis of Ekpeye Liberation Group, have given multinational oil companies 14 days to exit Ahoada East and ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 12, 2016

#AMAA2016: RMD, Olu Jacobs, Joke Silva honoured with Life Time awards + other winners (Full List)

The 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards ceremony was held in the city of Port Harcourt Saturday night. Despite its shortcomings, the event was attended by some ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 6, 2016

‘Rivers is peaceful’

Ahead of the 2016 edition Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) expected to be hosted in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 6, 2016

YNaija Editorial: The Niger Delta Cleanup – Playing the long game

President Buhari’s no-show in Boro, Rivers State, could not overshadow the importance of the events of Thursday, June 2nd. A ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

‘Ambitious’ Wike gets the nod for another multi-billion naira loan

The Rivers State House of Assembly, on Friday, granted the request of Governor Nyesom Wike to borrow N12 billion from ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 4, 2016

Nigerian Airforce takes action against Niger Delta Avengers

As the spate of militancy in the Niger Delta region keeps growing, the Nigerian Airforce has deployed more fighter aircrafts ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 3, 2016

‘Buhari has experienced darkness, he fears no shadow’

Following the barrage of accusations President Muhammadu Buhari faced over his failure to visit Ogoni land, Senator Shehu Sani has ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 3, 2016

Jonathan, our brother, failed to clean-up Niger Delta – Amaechi

Former Governor of Rivers State, now Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday, said that his administration did everything, including fasting ...

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