Wike eases lockdown, probes COVID-19 outbreak in Bonny
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday announced that no part of Rivers State would be under any lockdown from today following the cancellation of the proposed lockdown
Vessel owners fault FG, others on freed sailors
Owners of ‘MT APECUS’ have berated the federal government, the navy, the police as well as the Indian government over the recent release of five Indian sailors and one Nigerian (the captain) kidnapped in Bonny, arguing that they did nothing to secure their release. While calling for the immediate release of Charles Marccathy, a Ghanaian…
Heavy military presence heightens tension in Rivers
A climate of fear now pervades Rivers State over the deployment of soldiers to some communities ahead of today’s governorship and state assembly elections. Governor Nyesom Wike has condemned the unlawful arrest of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members by the army. There was an unusual presence of siren-blaring soldiers and policemen in Port Harcourt and…
Navy seizes 1.2m litres diesel, arrest 6 suspected smugglers
The Nigerian Navy in Bonny, Rivers, says it seized about 1.22 million litres of adulterated diesel from six crewmen believed to be smugglers.