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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IPOB says confession by bombing suspects is a "lame script"

Elections: IPOB Denies Calling For Sit-at-home

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra has denied calling for a sit-at-home during the February elections. Spokesperson of the group, Emma Powerful in a statement said they have no interest in the forthcoming elections, and have not ordered people to sit-at-home during the polls. He also said their interest and focus is the release of […]

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Father of slain 29-year-old threatens to take own life

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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Wike Cannot Boast of Empowering 10 Persons - APC Chair

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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Opobo: Rivers APC Dismisses Calls By Nwuke For Cole, Dakuku To Be Invited by the Police

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has dismissed calls by spokesperson of the PDP campaign council, Ogbonna Nwuke for security operatives to invite Dakuku Peterside and Tonye Cole to answer questions on crises that rocked its campaign rally in Opobo. Nwuke had in a statement accused the party chieftains of being behind the crises […]

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Opobo: Rivers APC Calls For The Arrest of Chris Finebone

The Governorship Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, has called for the arrest of the Commissioner of Information, Chris Finebone for claiming to know those behind the crises that rocked the party’s campaign in Opobo LGA, few days ago. Spokesperson of the campaign team, Sogbeye Eli made the call in a […]

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2023: We Will Hold a Mega Rally For Tinubu in PH – Tonye Cole

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Arch. Tonye Cole says a mega rally will be held for presidential candidate of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Cole who said this after a stakeholders meeting in Port Harcourt yesterday, stated that the rally will be held on the 15th of February 2023 in […]

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Withdrawal of Use of Stadium: Rivers PDP PCC Reacts

His Excellency,Gov. Nyesom WikeExecutive Governor of Rivers statesPort Harcourt Dear SirRE: Withdrawal of use of Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium for our Presidential Campaign Rally Our attention has been drawn to your letter with reference number MOS/C/409/S .49/T/17 dated 31st January 2023 and addressed to His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the Director General of the […]

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RSG Revokes Approval for Use of stadium by Atiku Campaign Organisation

The Rivers State Government has withdrawn the permission it earlier gave to the Presidential campaign Council of Atiku Abubakar to use the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium on the 11th of February for its rally. In a letter signed by Rivers State commissioner for sports Christopher Green and addressed to the director of the campaign Council Aminu […]

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RIVERS ELECTORATE WILL PUNISH PDP NATIONAL LEADERSHIP – WIKE

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says Rivers electorates will use the forthcoming election to punish the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for abandoning them during the October and November 2022 flooding incidence. Governor Wike made the remark at the Community Secondary School in Akinima Town during the Rivers State PDP Campaign […]

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Press Release: PDP THUGS SHOT DOWN TONYE COLE’S CAMPAIGN IN OPOBO

The spate of attacks on the campaign trail of the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Rivers State, Arc. Tonye Cole, Mni, took a more dangerous turn today at Opobo, Headquarters of Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Area. The attack which was masterminded by the Council Chairman, Mr. Enyiada Cookey-Gam, had thugs block both ends of the […]

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APC Responsible For Crisis in Opobo – RSG

The Rivers State Government has accused the All Progressives Congress of being the cause of the disturbance witnessed yesterday in Opobo town during the party’s campaign. Commissioner for information in the State Chris Finebone in a statement yesterday, said the APC had attempted to use a government facility without complying with the requirements as set […]

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Opobo: Police Officer Attempted To Shoot Rivers APC Chair – Nwauju

Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Darlington Nwauju has called for the suspension of all Democratic instruments in the state following the spate of violence lately. Nwauju who made the call after the campaign train of the APC was attacked in Opobo/Nkoro LGA Today,  said security is absent in the state. […]

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Rivers Governorship Debate Postponed

The Rivers State Governorship debate slated for Wednesday, February 1st 2023 has been shifted to 19th February 2023. The debate team made this known in a statement Today. The debate which would be broadcast live on both radio and television stations will afford the selected five candidates the opportunity to sell their manifestoes and answer […]

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