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Gunmen kill two officers on ‘stop and search’ duty in Port Harcourt

Two police officers attached to Diobu Division on stop and search duty at Okija Streets of Diobu in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital were killed by gunmen on Tuesday. According to a police source, the officers were gunned down around 8 pm. Meanwhile, there was no official statement yet from[Read More…]

Just In: Casualties feared as Helicopter shoots at passenger boat in Rivers

A yet-to-be identified helicopter has reportedly shot at a local passenger boat travelling from Port Harcourt to Bonny in Rivers State. According to an eye witness at the Bonny-Nembe waterside where the boat took off from in Port Harcourt, the boat conveyed passengers and foodstuff. He told journalists  that there[Read More…]

At least 6 persons injured as explosion rocks park in Rivers State

An explosion at the popular Mile 3 Park in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has left at least 6 persons injured and caused panic in the area. The source of the explosion is suspected to be from a dynamite around the dry fish section of the park. Accounts from residents of[Read More…]

Ijaw youths shut NDDC headquarters in Port Harcourt

Hundreds of protesting Ijaw youths on Thursday shut down the Headquaters of the Niger Delta Development Commission Eastern By-Pass in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The protesters under the aegis of the Ijaw Youths Council, numbering over 700, all dressed in the council’s uniform. They hoisted the Green-Red-Blue IYC flag in[Read More…]

Governor Wike has imposed a 24-Hour curfew In Port-Harcort

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on the entire area around the Okoro-Nu-Odu flyover in Rumuokoro, due to upsurge of cult activities and related violence. The governor has also warned that government will spare no efforts in dealing appropriately with anyone[Read More…]

In Port Harcourt, #EndSARs Protesters defy Gov Wike’s directives, storm government house

#EndSARs Protesters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State Capital, Tuesday marched to the Government House in defiance with an early directives by the state government “banning all forms of protests”: NewsWireNGR correspondent reports that the protesters blocked the ever-busy Olaiya axis and other major roads in the state, causing gridlock as[Read More…]

Petroleum Minister Says There’s “No Money” – Is The Nigerian Government Broke?

The Federal Government has said that it has no money to fix the nation’s refineries. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing State House correspondents after the cabinet meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The minister stated that he had[Read More…]

Court Affidavit Reveals How Bayelsa REC Collected N200m Bribe From Seriake Dickson

by Newsdiaryonline A Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO) with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr Francis Asmakia Ted, has accused the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Bayelsa State, Mr Baritor Kpagih, of collecting a two hundred million naira (N200, 000,000) bribe from the state governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson. In an[Read More…]

Petrol Scarcity Hits Anambra, Port Harcourt Marketers Say Depot Drying Up

Scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), has resurfaced in Awka as its price has gone up to between N110 and N115 in the Anambra State capital and its environs. According to NAN, most filling stations had “no fuel” sign placed at their gates while a few that had the product[Read More…]

Soldier Who Fled From Insurgents In Biu, Borno Arrested For Robbery In Rivers

The Police Command in Rivers State says it has arrested one Elijah Owoh, an army Private, who was said to have absconded from his duty post in Biu, Borno State, for alleged armed robbery. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Chris Ezike, while parading nine other suspects before[Read More…]