Seven policemen killed, one beheaded as gunmen invade Rivers
Seven policemen had been killed in a night attack on Police facilities in Emohua Local Government Area and other parts of Rivers State. The Guardian gathered that the gunmen who took the police unawares also burnt two patrol vehicles and destroyed C4i security checkpoint along East West road.
Gunmen attack police stations in Rivers kill 7 officers
In a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Saturday, police spokesman in Rivers, SP Nnamdi Omoni, described the attacks as unprovoked and mindless.
Rivers LG chairman regains freedom after eight of kidnap
The chairman of Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr Philemon Kingoli, has regained freedom after eight days in the kidnappers’ den.
Gunmen kidnap council chairman, kill two in Rivers State
The Rivers State Police Command, yesterday, confirmed the abduction of Chairman of Okrika Council, Philemon Kingoli, just as gunmen killed two persons in Port Harcourt.
Four policemen detained for killing musician in Rivers
Four police officers from the anti-kidnapping unit of the Rivers State Police Command and one sergeant attached to a supermarket have been detained for shooting a 20-year-old Chibuike Daniel Dominic, aka Sleek, in Elelewo axis of Obi-Akpor Local Government Area of the state.
Police rescue four kidnapped corps members, two others
The Rivers State Police Command have rescued four members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and two other persons from kidnappers.
Explosion rocks Rivers shopping mall
A gas explosion has rocked SPAR shopping hall in Port Harcourt, injuring many and causing a major damage to the complex. The Guardian gathered that the blast occurred in one of the restaurants on the second floor of the busy facility near the Government House in the city. The Rivers State Police Command spokesperson, Nnamdi…
17-year-old student questioned for tear gas detonation
A 17-year-old student who detonated tear gas canister that left several students injured at Community Secondary School, Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers State has been questioned by the police. The Rivers State Police Command spokesperson, Nnamdi Omoni, told The Guardian that the student had got to school with the canister on Thursday. According to him, it was…
20 feared dead in Rivers’ fresh cult attack
No fewer than 20 persons were yesterday feared dead following a renewed cult attack at Kono-Boue settlement in Khana Local Council of Rivers State.