6 Jan 2018
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Friday that there was an orchestrated plan to create the impression that Rivers was not safe through the promotion of targeted cult related killings. Wike made the allegation when the Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazzau (Rtd) paid him a courtesy call in Port Harcourt. The governor said…
27 Dec 2017
Unidentified gunmen have abducted the paramount ruler of Mgbuolua Rundele community, Eze G.A. Omodu, in Emohua Local Council of Rivers State. The Guardian learnt that the monarch had returned home with his family for the Christmas celebration and was whisked away at a gunpoint to an unknown destination by the bandits. A member of the…
13 Sep 2017
Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday allegedly clashed with the Hausa community in Oyibo Local Government Area of Rivers.
22 Jun 2017
Under a leaden sky in oil-rich southern Nigeria, young men hang around with nothing to do, covering their noses from the noxious fumes of the polluted swamp.
25 Feb 2017
At least four people were killed following a gas pipeline explosion in Nigeria's oil-producing south, a local official said Saturday.
2 Jun 2016
After decades of widespread pollution, President Muhammadu Buhari will today begin the remediation of the Ogoni environment in line with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recommendations.
24 May 2016
According to the elders, the absence of a people-elected Amanyanabo of Kalabari, is reason for the increase in crimes waves such as kidnapping, killings, assassination and cultism in the land.
12 May 2016
Briefing reporters yesterday in Port Harcourt, Aguma described the killing within the state judiciary complex on Monday morning as gory, callous and wicked.
16 Apr 2015
Reps of some political parties in Rivers and observer groups expressed different views on the outcome of the Governorship and House of Assembly elections
13 Apr 2015
The All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday, called for the cancellation of the April 11 Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers and Akwa Ibom. The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the call at a news conference in Lagos. Mohammed described the elections in Rivers and Akwa Ibom as mock elections…
13 Apr 2015
CAMPAIGN for Democracy and Development (CDD) yesterday expressed dissatisfaction with the conduct of security agents in the just concluded Rivers State Governorship and House of Assembly poll.