Thursday, 1st June 2023

Port Harcourt

5 May
Parishioners of Immaculate Heart Catholic Church located at Ekwe Street, Mile 3 Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, were thrown into shock when an alleged mentally challenged man ran into the church on Wednesday night, confessing to killing a commercial sex worker, a year ago.
29 Apr
A newborn baby that was dumped, yesterday, at a waste bin in front of Mile 3 Park, Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has been rescued by a member of a vigilance group.
28 Apr
A newborn baby was left at the mercy of death at a waste bin in front of Mile 3 Park, Diobu Port Harcourt but was rescued early morning Friday by a Vigilante group.
5 Apr
About 20 people were rendered homeless, while property worth millions of naira were destroyed when fire completely razed down a building at No 9 Awkwuzu Street, Mile1 Diobu, in Port Harcourt City Local Council of Rivers State.
31 Mar
An oil thief, Alu Isaac, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment in Port Harcourt for unlawfully dealing in petroleum products without a requisite license. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) disclosed this in a statement on its website. Isaac was sentenced by Justice P.I. Ajoku of Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt,…
11 Feb
Nearly a decade since black residues emanating from the illicit operations of makeshift artisanal refineries by oil bunkers was first reported in Port Harcourt, an end to the activities remains a pipe dream.
2 Feb
The widow of Mr. Chidi Onwukwe, who was murdered in Port Harcourt in 2021, Mrs. Uchenna Jenna Onwukwe, has told a State High Court hearing the murder case in PortHarcourt, Rivers State, that her late husband was stabbed severally and shot.
2 Feb
Traders at the Mile 3 Market Diobu, Port Harcourt have apprehended a man whose identity is yet-to-be ascertained reported to be in possession of N1.3 million naira new notes in the market.
21 Dec
There was uproar at a private medical facility, Save a Life Mission Hospital, in Port Harcourt, as some patients were denied treatment by the hospital following disagreement between it and a health insurance service provider. It was gathered that the affected patients under the Health Maintenance Organisation called ‘Axa Mansard’ had arrived at the hospital for medical care but were…
1 Dec 2022
• Hospital set up panel to probe cause of death  Friends of a Port Harcourt Based blogger and social media influencer, known as Folorunsho Yemi, yesterday, stormed the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), to protest what they alleged to be negligence on the part of a staff of the hospital that led to…
18 Nov 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved and ordered that measures be taken for immediate implementation of the enhanced salary and welfare scheme for judicial officers.
14 Nov 2022
Wema Bank Plc has launched the fourth edition of its SME Business School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Designed to help build capacity for SMEs in the country, Wema Bank's SME Business School was launched in Lagos in 2021.


14 mins ago
Renowned Ghanaian author and playwright, Ama Ata Aidoo, known for celebrating African women and challenging Western stereotypes, has passed away at the age of 81. Through works like The Dilemma of a Ghost, Our Sister Killjoy, and Changes, Aidoo depicted and honoured the experiences of African women, countering the perception of them as downtrodden. She…
18 mins ago
The Katsina State police command has confirmed the killing of two wanted terrorists. The Katsina police assistant spokesperson, Abubakar Aliyu, in a statement revealed that the terrorists were killed on Monday when they attempted to kidnap one Yahaya Usman at his residence. According to Aliyu, both men were killed in Tani village in the Bindawa…
26 mins ago
The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has stepped down the hearing of Peter Obi and the Labour Party petition against the election of President Bola Tinubu. The tribunal dismissed the petition on Thursday following the poor schedule of documents being sought to be tendered to establish the allegations of malpractices during the Saturday, February 25…
32 mins ago
In a recent development, Elon Musk has surpassed Bernard Arnault, a renowned French fashion icon, to claim the title of the world's wealthiest individual. The Bloomberg Billionaires balance sheet reveals that Elon Musk's net worth now stands at approximately $192 billion, while Bernard Arnault, the CEO of LVMH, holds a net worth of $187 billion.…
33 mins ago
Moscow said Thursday it thwarted a Ukrainian attempt to "invade" its southwestern border as Russia pounded Kyiv with missiles, killing three including a child. The Ukrainian capital faced nearly nightly air raids in May, including an unusual daytime attack on Monday that sent residents running for shelter. As Kyiv launched air defences against a fresh…