Rivers residents lament chaotic gridlock, hardship triggered by curfew
It was a hellish experience in Rivers State on Tuesday as residents lamented severe gridlocks across the state following the blockade of major roads where police stations are located.
Court sentences 11 internet fraudsters in Port Harcourt
Justice Adamu Turaki Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has convicted and sentenced 11 internet fraudsters to various prison terms.
NNPC signs Port Harcourt refinery $1.5bn rehabilitation contract
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has signed a rehabilitation contract with an international company, Maire Tecnimont SpA, for the Port Harcourt Refinery Company (PHRC). “Mr President promised Nigerians he will fix the refineries," NNPC boss Mallam Mele Kyari said during the contract signing ceremony on Tuesday. “We are happy to deliver on this Presidential mandate.…
Man remanded for allegedly defiling 12-year-old girl in Rivers
A 38-year-old man, Alfred Chikere, has been remanded at the correctional centre by a magistrates’ court sitting in Port Harcourt for allegedly eloping and defiling a 12-year-old girl.
Group urges South South, South East synergy ahead of 2023 politics
A group, the South-South Southeast 2023 Forum has charged political leaders in the old eastern bloc to unite and ensure that the zone achieves over 22 million registered voters.
Killer of Jumia delivery agent sentenced to death by hanging
A Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt has convicted and sentenced the killer of Jumia delivery agent, Mr. Sodienye Mbatumukeke, to death by hanging over the murder of Chukwuma Eleje.
Police inspector arraigned for killing tricycle rider in Port Harcourt
The Rivers State Police Command has arraigned a police inspector, Oba Christian, accused of shooting and killing a tricycle operator, Ikechukwu Ikechi, at Elikpokodu community in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area on December 10, 2020.
‘Olympique de Marseille’s OM School Port Harcourt open to every Nigerian youth’
Nigerian youths desirous of becoming football stars now have an outlet to nurture their dream in Port Harcourt courtesy of French Lique One club, Olympique de Marseille.
Five feared dead as thousands jostle for Christmas palliatives
At least five persons are feared dead in a stampede on Tuesday morning in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, where thousands of residents jostled for Christmas palliatives. The Guardian gathered that Pinkcoin. an online blockchain digital assets firm, had invited everyone who registered with them to come to Rumudara in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the…