Ijaw leaders meet In Yenagoa to forge common front
As part of efforts to forge a common front to fight injustice, insecurity and discuss issues that would improve the well being of its people, Ijaw traditional rulers and leaders from the six states of Bayelsa, Edo, Delta, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Ondo yesterday met in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. The meeting, which was…
Rivers community raises the alarm over fire incident in oil facility
Residents of Agum-Bukuma community in Rivers State have raised the alarm over a fire incident in Eroton oil structure. The community’s youths President, Tonye Beresibo, said the facility had leaked for three days before it went up in flames on Saturday morning. He said the distress call became necessary to avert a spread of the…
Wike alleges plan to make Rivers unsafe
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Friday that there was an orchestrated plan to create the impression that Rivers was not safe through the promotion of targeted cult related killings. Wike made the allegation when the Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazzau (Rtd) paid him a courtesy call in Port Harcourt. The governor said…
Gunmen abduct Rivers monarch
Unidentified gunmen have abducted the paramount ruler of Mgbuolua Rundele community, Eze G.A. Omodu, in Emohua Local Council of Rivers State. The Guardian learnt that the monarch had returned home with his family for the Christmas celebration and was whisked away at a gunpoint to an unknown destination by the bandits. A member of the…
IPOB members clash with Hausa community in Rivers
Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday allegedly clashed with the Hausa community in Oyibo Local Government Area of Rivers.
Four killed in pipeline blast in Rivers
At least four people were killed following a gas pipeline explosion in Nigeria's oil-producing south, a local official said Saturday.
‘Absence of monarch cause of criminality in Rivers’
According to the elders, the absence of a people-elected Amanyanabo of Kalabari, is reason for the increase in crimes waves such as kidnapping, killings, assassination and cultism in the land.
Rivers indicts police for death of two in attack on court complex
Briefing reporters yesterday in Port Harcourt, Aguma described the killing within the state judiciary complex on Monday morning as gory, callous and wicked.