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Amaechi must account for N112 billion state asset he ‘sold off’ - Rivers government

Amaechi must account for N112 billion state asset he ‘sold off’ - Rivers government

Amaechi must account for N112 billion state asset he ‘sold off’ - Rivers government
Just in: IGP's anti-kidnapping unit rescues victim after his abductors demanded N20million in Rivers

Just in: IGP's anti-kidnapping unit rescues victim after his abductors demanded N20million in Rivers

The Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim's anti-kidnapping monitoring unit on Wednesday, September 12, rescued one Sidney Onoh from the den of kidnappers in the swamping area of Nkpolu community in Obio-Akpor local govt.

Just in: IGP's anti-kidnapping unit rescues victim after his abductors demanded N20million in Rivers
EFCC declares 4 Rivers state officials wanted over alleged N117bn fraud

EFCC declares 4 Rivers state officials wanted over alleged N117bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared four officials of the Rivers state government wanted for alleged criminal conspiracy, laundering and misappropriation of N117bn public fund and abuse of office

EFCC declares 4 Rivers state officials wanted over alleged N117bn fraud
I have been marked for assassination - Governor Wike alleges

I have been marked for assassination - Governor Wike alleges

Governor Nyesom Wike has claimed that his life is in danger because the All Progressives Congress is allegedly plotting to kill him so as to take over Rivers state. Wike made the allegations in an interview with Premium Times.

I have been marked for assassination - Governor Wike alleges
Wike accuses APC of sponsoring PDP presidential aspirants, ruling party reacts

Wike accuses APC of sponsoring PDP presidential aspirants, ruling party reacts

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has come under fire for claiming that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is sponsoring some presidential aspirants vying for opposition tickets as the party dares him to name the moles.

Wike accuses APC of sponsoring PDP presidential aspirants, ruling party reacts
You must follow the rule of law - Wike gives condition for Rivers officials to appear before EFCC

You must follow the rule of law - Wike gives condition for Rivers officials to appear before EFCC

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, who gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission condition before officials of the state government could appear before the anti-graft agency sating the EFCC is full of impunity.

You must follow the rule of law - Wike gives condition for Rivers officials to appear before EFCC
Excitement as FG commences construction of transportation university in Daura, Amaechi confirms development

Excitement as FG commences construction of transportation university in Daura, Amaechi confirms development

Nigeria’s minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has revealed that the proposed transportation university which is expected to gulp $50 million (N18bn) and to be located in Daura, Katsina state, will start by next year.

Excitement as FG commences construction of transportation university in Daura, Amaechi confirms development
I’m ready to return to the classroom - Goodluck Jonathan

I’m ready to return to the classroom - Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan, 60, disclosed this on September 1, while speaking at the 35th and 36th combined convocation ceremony of the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt where he was conferred with “Icon of Democracy” award.

I’m ready to return to the classroom - Goodluck Jonathan
2019: I am ready for re-election - Governor Wike announces, puts opponents, security agencies on notice

2019: I am ready for re-election - Governor Wike announces, puts opponents, security agencies on notice

Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has said he is ready to prosecute his 2019 re-election bid. He made the assertion in Port Harcourt on Saturday, before inaugurating the secretariat of the ‘One Million Youths for New Rivers State.'

2019: I am ready for re-election - Governor Wike announces, puts opponents, security agencies on notice
2019: APC chieftain explains why party in Rivers state endorsed Cole as governorship candidate

2019: APC chieftain explains why party in Rivers state endorsed Cole as governorship candidate

A chieftain of the APC and convener of Riverine Leaders of the party in Rivers state, Tonye Princewill, has said that Tonye Cole was endorsed by many stakeholders of the party in the state due to his track record of success.

2019: APC chieftain explains why party in Rivers state endorsed Cole as governorship candidate
Breaking: You are the icon of democracy - Ex-President Jonathan crowned (photos)

Breaking: You are the icon of democracy - Ex-President Jonathan crowned (photos)

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, was on Saturday, September 1, crowned as ‘icon of democracy’ by the Rivers state-owned Ignatius Ajuru University of Education saying this was in recognition of his contributions to the nation.

Breaking: You are the icon of democracy - Ex-President Jonathan crowned (photos)
See photos of lady who jumped out of a moving taxi to avoid being kidnapped in Rivers state

See photos of lady who jumped out of a moving taxi to avoid being kidnapped in Rivers state

A Nigerian lady identified as Esther has openly thanked God for sparing her life from suspected kidnappers and ritualists while on her way to meet up with some clients. Esther disclosed that she had to jump out of a moving taxi.

See photos of lady who jumped out of a moving taxi to avoid being kidnapped in Rivers state
2019: Don't elect anyone with military background - PDP presidential candidate warns Nigerians

2019: Don't elect anyone with military background - PDP presidential candidate warns Nigerians

Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, an ex-governor of Sokoto and a presidential aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atahiru Bafarawa, has warned Nigerians not to vote in anyone with military background.

2019: Don't elect anyone with military background - PDP presidential candidate warns Nigerians
Masu garkuwa da mutane sun kashe mutane 4 sun sace wani farar fata

Masu garkuwa da mutane sun kashe mutane 4 sun sace wani farar fata

Majiyar NAIJ.com ta ruwaito yan bindigan sun kai wannan hari ne da nufin sace baturen a yayin da yake cikin ayarin motoci, hakan yasa suka yi ma ayarin motocin kwantan bauna, inda suke bude musu wuta, wanda yayi sanadin mutuwar Ya

Masu garkuwa da mutane sun kashe mutane 4 sun sace wani farar fata
Petroleum tanker explodes in Port-Harcourt houses, Churches worth millions burnt

Petroleum tanker explodes in Port-Harcourt houses, Churches worth millions burnt

A petroleum tanker carrying petroleum products suspected to be gasoline overturned and exploded in the early hours of of this Thursday morning very close to the Eliozu Bridge on G. U. Ake road, Obio-Akpor local government area.

Petroleum tanker explodes in Port-Harcourt houses, Churches worth millions burnt
2019: PDP cries out, says APC plotting Wike's removal

2019: PDP cries out, says APC plotting Wike's removal

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has been accused by the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Felix Obuah, of plotting the removal of Governor Nyesom Wike at all cost.

2019: PDP cries out, says APC plotting Wike's removal
Senator Ideozu reportedly defects from PDP to APC in Rivers

Senator Ideozu reportedly defects from PDP to APC in Rivers

The senator representing Rivers West senatorial district at the National Assembly, Senator Osinakachukwu ThankGod Ideozu has allegedly ‘dumped’ the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Senator Ideozu reportedly defects from PDP to APC in Rivers
No Rivers government official will appear before the EFCC

No Rivers government official will appear before the EFCC

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has reportedly vowed that no official of the state will appear before the EFCC for probe. The governor spoke after the EFCC made enquiries about the state’s alleged N117 billion transactions.

No Rivers government official will appear before the EFCC
Newspaper review: Rivers govt kicks as EFCC probes N117b transactions

Newspaper review: Rivers govt kicks as EFCC probes N117b transactions

The headlines of mainstream Nigerian newspapers for Monday, August 27, are focused on the EFCC investigation on suspicious transaction by Rivers state govt, the meeting of the national executive committee of the APC among others.

Newspaper review: Rivers govt kicks as EFCC probes N117b transactions
Wike reacts as EFCC begins fresh probe of N117bn withdrawal from Rivers' account

Wike reacts as EFCC begins fresh probe of N117bn withdrawal from Rivers' account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating the alleged suspicious withdrawal of N117b from the Rivers state account by the government in the last three years, according to a source of the anti-graft agenc

Wike reacts as EFCC begins fresh probe of N117bn withdrawal from Rivers' account
Tension hits Rivers as soldiers invade communities after colleague’s death

Tension hits Rivers as soldiers invade communities after colleague’s death

Some soldiers serving in Rivers state have invaded some communities in Abua, Abua-Odual local government area of the state following the killing of one of their colleagues. The soldiers arrested some resident of the communities.

Tension hits Rivers as soldiers invade communities after colleague’s death
My generation owes Nigeria apologies for introducing election violence in Rivers - Advocacy group leader

My generation owes Nigeria apologies for introducing election violence in Rivers - Advocacy group leader

The leader of an advocacy group known as the Rivers Unity House (RUH), Kingsley Wali, on Thursday, August 23, said that his generation owes Nigerians apologies for introducing violence into Rivers state elections.

My generation owes Nigeria apologies for introducing election violence in Rivers - Advocacy group leader
Sun yi tsiyar: Yan bindiga sun bindige Sojoji 2, Dansanda da direba

Sun yi tsiyar: Yan bindiga sun bindige Sojoji 2, Dansanda da direba

Majiyar NAIJ.com ta ruwaito yan bindigan sun kai hari ne a wani wuri da ake hakar man fetir a kauyen Ogbemakoku, inda anan ne suka bude wuta, inda suka kashe Sojoji biyu, Dansanda guda daya da kuma wani direba.Wasu mazauna yanki

Sun yi tsiyar: Yan bindiga sun bindige Sojoji 2, Dansanda da direba
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