EFCC Grills Actress Over Spraying, Stepping On New Naira Notes

Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have commenced investigation of Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin, an actress and cosmetologist, for allegedly tampering with the redesigned Naira notes, an offcence contrary to Section 21 (5) of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Act, 2007. The EFCC in a statement said Omoseyin […]

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One Feared Dead, Scores Injured as Building Collapses in Rivers

One person has been feared dead with scores injured after a building collapsed in Aluu, Ikwerre local government area of Rivers State, Today. Sources say rescue operation is ongoing as some persons are still trapped in the rubble. The relevant authorities are yet to react to the incident.

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Cash Crunch: We Have ordered Banks to Set up Tents And Chairs For Customers – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has appealed to Nigerians to be patient as the new redesigned naira notes will be in circulation and accessible in no time. Governor of the CBN, Godwin Emefiele who made the appeal yesterday said people should be calm and adopt a good queuing system while trying to get the new […]

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TONY OKOCHA GROUP ABSCOND FROM RIVERS APC PRESIDENTIAL RALLY LOC MEETING

Chief Tony Okocha and his group who were duly invited by the Rivers APC local organizing committee (LOC) for a meeting to plan the APC Presidential Campaign rally scheduled to take place on the 15th day of February 2023, this morning stormed out of the meeting. Their reason, according to Chief Okocha, was that they […]

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I Have Been Receiving Death Threats – Lady Who Withdrew Case Against Abe Alleges

The court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has struck out a suit instituted by a member of the SDP, Ataisi Ntene challenging the eligibility of the governorship candidate of the party, Sen. Magnus Abe to contest the forthcoming election. The court struck out the matter after Ataisi withdrew the case Today. Speaking to journalists […]

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Driver Escapes Death As Pole Falls On Car

A driver has escaped death after an electric pole fell on his truck in Rumuosi in Port Harcourt, Today. An eyewitness said the driver lost control of the truck and rammed into the electric pole which fell on his truck after hitting a fence. He said the driver was rescued from the damaged truck before it […]

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Buhari Asks For 7 Days to Resolve Cash Crunch

President, Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to give him 7 days to resolve the cash crunch witnessed across the country. The president made this known through his Spokesperson Garba Shehu Today. His statement reads, PRESIDENT BUHARI ASKS FOR 7 DAYS FOR A MAJOR DECISION ON CURRENCY REDESIGN President Muhammadu Buhari Friday urged citizens to give […]

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Rivers PDP Describes Atiku as An Unrepentant Enemy of Rivers State

The Governorship Campaign Council of the People’s Democratic Party in Rivers State has described its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar as an “unrepentant enemy” of the state. Spokesperson of the council, Ogbonna Nwuke made this known while reacting to calls by Atiku for the Federal government not to extend the deadline for use of the old […]

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Tonye Cole Does Not Have Sense – Fubara Blows Hot

Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Rivers State, Sim Fubara says he cannot talk to Rivers people now because he is not yet the governor of the state. Fubara said this during his campaign rally in Degema LGA Today, while reacting to calls by Tonye Cole for him to talk to Rivers people […]

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Ayu Reportedly Withdraws All Court Cases Filed By Rivers PDP

The National leadership of the People’s Democratic Party has withdrawn all court cases filed by the Rivers State Chapter of the party against opposition parties. The party in a statement Today, said it is not interested in cases filed by the PDP against opposition parties. Details Later…

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2023: Gunmen Terrorizing Rivers Are Known – Abe

Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in Rivers State, Sen. Magnus Ngei Abe says violence witnessed in the state is being sponsored by local government chairmen on the orders of the governor and party leaders. Senator Magnus Ngei Abe made the allegation during an interview on Channels TV Politics Today on Thursday. According to […]

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Two Internet Fraudsters Bag Jail Terms in Port Harcourt

Justices S. D. Pam and P. I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have convicted and sentenced two internet fraudsters, Asaolu Dare Sunday and Jason Ovesuor to various jail terms for Impersonation, contrary to Section 22 (2) (b) (ii) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, 2015. The Commission […]

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EFCC Invites 10 Banks in Rivers For Hoarding New Naira Notes

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has invited ten banks in Rivers State to its office for not loading their Automated Teller Machines with the redesigned naira notes. The invitation follows the clampdown on banks hoarding the redesigned naira notes by the commission.

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Uniport Not A Political Ground For Political Campaign – Management

The management of the University of Port Harcourt has debunked viral online news that it has approved the school facility for the Atiku Campaign Council. This was contained in a press release by the University’s Public Relations Officer, Dr Sam Kpenu on Wednesday. Following the revocation by the Rivers State Government of the approval earlier […]

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Rivers: Two Former SARS Officers Sentenced To Death by Hanging

Two former members of the disbanded Special Anti-robbery Squad SARS have been sentenced to death by hanging by a State High Court in Port Harcourt, for killing two young men, Michael Igwe and Michael Akor accused of stealing recharge cards in 2019 in Oyigbo LGA. The trial Judge, Justice M O Opara in her judgment […]

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I UNDERSTAND THE RUDIMENTS OF GOVERNANCE BETTER THAN OTHER CANDIDATES – FUBARA REPLIES CRITICS

▪︎ Vows to electrify, secure, develop Degema. The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers State for the 2023 general elections, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has asseverated that he understands the rudiments of governance better than his contemporaries in the guber race. The Knight of St. Christopher also pledged to ensure that every […]

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Wike Has Directed His supporters To Vote Tinubu – Sekibo

Director General of the Atiku/Okowa Campaign Council in Rivers State, Abiye Sekibo says the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has directed his supporters to vote for Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Abiye made the allegation Today while reacting to the revocation of the approval for use of the Adokiye Amieyesimaka […]

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Rivers: APC Chieftain Chief Eze Blasts Tony Okocha

PRESS RELEASE ‘A Snooping Rabbit’, Eze Whacks Tony Okocha …Cautions Him to Desist from Meddling in the Affairs of Rivers APC …Counsels Him to Concentrate on His Dangling Tasks of Campaigning for SDP’s Abe and PDP’s Sim …Says the Rivers APC Campaign Strategy is too Scientific and Sophisticated for the Comprehension of Neophytes Like Him. […]

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Marketers Have Agreed to Sell Fuel At Affordable Prices – IPMAN

The Independent Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, says stakeholders have agreed to sell fuel at affordable prices to reduce the burden on Nigerians.  National Operations Controller of IPMAN, Mike Osatuyi, who made this known during an interview yesterday, said PMS will be available and affordable in two weeks time. He also said marketers are working […]

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WIKE ACCUSES POLICE OF SUPPORTING INSTIGATORS OF POLITICAL DISTURBANCES IN RIVERS STATE

…Says Dakuku Peterside is a shameless Politician Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the Rivers State government will be compelled to deploy its Neighbourhood Watch Safety Corps to maintain law and order if the Nigeria Police continue to support some political parties to instigate violence in the State. He noted with dismay the levels of encouragement […]

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