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22 suspects arrested for attacking SARS’ base in Rivers

22 suspects arrested for attacking SARS’ base in Rivers

News October 2, 2020 at 8:47 pm 0 comments

Twenty-two suspects have been arrested by the Rivers State Police Command in connection with the killing of one policeman during attack on Station of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS and burning of one its official vehicles in Oyigbo Local Government Area of

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Rivers govt shuts NDDC head office over alleged tax default

Rivers govt shuts NDDC head office over alleged tax default

News July 18, 2018 at 7:54 am 0 comments

Rivers State Internal Revenue Service, RSIRS, has again sealed off the Port Harcourt head-office of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, over alleged tax liabilities, disrupting activities at the commission, yesterday.
The state government had in April picketed the commission for allegedly owing her withholding tax estimated at over N600 million

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Wike, Not Media Friendly

Wike, Not Media Friendly

Opinions January 8, 2018 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

By Odimegwu Onwumere

I was with a group of pressmen this January when one of us frowningly said that the government of Governor Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike of Rivers State is not media friendly.

I would not have believed the statement if some of Wike’s media aides had

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1,500 APC Members Defect To PDP In Rivers

1,500 APC Members Defect To PDP In Rivers

Politics October 19, 2017 at 1:14 pm 0 comments

No fewer than 1,500 members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State.
The defectors were led by the Chairman of Rivers state Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN, Ndamati Amadi in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

Speaking,

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Parents Withdraw Children From School Amid Vaccination Controversy In Rivers

Parents Withdraw Children From School Amid Vaccination Controversy In Rivers

News October 18, 2017 at 11:00 am 0 comments

A controversy over an alleged forceful vaccination attempt has led some parents to withdraw their children from schools in Rivers State.
Reports on Tuesday morning of a forceful attempt contributed to the scare which comes amid an already raging controversy over medical outreach by the military in parts of the

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Just In: Gunmen Kill 15 In Rivers

Just In: Gunmen Kill 15 In Rivers

News October 9, 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

Gunmen suspected to be cultists, in what seemed like a door-to-door attack, have killed 15 people in Agip/Mgboshimini area of Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.
The motive for the attack is yet to be ascertained.

Reports say that those killed by the gunmen include both indigenes and

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