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.