Killing, gang raping of pastor's wife: Police declare manhunt for perpetrators
Metro

Killing, gang raping of pastor’s wife: Police declare manhunt for perpetrators

The Rivers State Police Command on Monday said an investigation had commenced to track down the suspects who killed a mother of two, Chigbewejim Steward, in Abarikpo community, in the Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State. Sources claimed that suspected members of the Iceland cult group abducted Chigbewejim to an undisclosed location in

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2 arrested for leading a mob that brutalized a lady accused if stealing iPhone
Metro

2 arrested for leading a mob that brutalized a lady accused if stealing iPhone

…the state’s CP condemns the mob action on the accused lady Operatives of Rivers State Police Command have arrested two suspects, Samuel Matthew and Emmanuel Iweruma, for allegedly leading a mob to brutalise a lady, Ruth Tamuno, in the Port Harcourt area of the state. Sources claimed that during the mob action on Tamuno who

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 Kidnap of octogenarian: three jailed 14 years
Metro

Kidnap of octogenarian: three jailed 14 years in Rivers

…the convicts were arraigned on three counts of kidnapping, conspiracy and possession of illegal firearms following the abduction of the octogenarian in 2015 Three men have been convicted and sentenced to 14 years imprisonment without an option of fine  by a High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for kidnapping an 83-year-old woman identified as

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Don’t hold political rallies in schools without govt approval — Wike warns
Politics

Don’t hold political rallies in schools without govt approval — Wike warns

‘Political rallies in schools will disrupt effective learning activities in the state’ Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has advised political parties and candidates standing for election in 2023 in the State against holding political rallies in schools. The governor also enjoined them to avoid acts or conduct that could instigate political tensions. Wike drew

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I won’t leave behind any uncompleted project for my successor – Wike 3
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I won’t leave behind any uncompleted project for my successor – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, vowed on Saturday he would not leave behind any uncompleted project for his successor. The governor, according to a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, stated this at a reception organized in honour of the former governor of the state, Celestine Omehia, who was conferred with

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Wike donates N500m for rebuilding of Sokoto market 4
News

Wike donates N500m for rebuilding of Sokoto market

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, Wednesday announced his donation of N500 million to the Sokoto State Government to support the rebuilding of the Sokoto Central Market which was ravaged by fire on Tuesday. This was disclosed by Governor Aminu Tambuwal’s special adviser on media and publicity, Malam Muhammad Bello, in a statement made available to

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Three suspected IPOB members paraded over attack on Governor Wike's father's church 5
Crime

Three suspected IPOB members paraded over attack on Governor Wike’s father’s church

Three suspects in connection with the attack on the Christian Universal Church International that belongs to the father of Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt, the state capital, were arrested on Thursday, 3 December and paraded by the police command in Rivers State. The suspected IPOB members pertaining to the information gathered from them

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We know nothing about explosion at Wike father’s church - IPOB 6
Biafra 24

We know nothing about explosion at Wike father’s church – IPOB

The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), has denied involvement in the explosion that rocked a church said to be owned by the father of Rivers State governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt. About five youths had invaded the church identified as Christain Universal Church International in Port Harcourt and detonated an explosive suspected to

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