Tag: Rivers Assembly

Pro-Amaechi Lawmakers Grant Governor Access To N30bn Reserve Funds

Seventeen pro governor Chibuike Amaechi lawmakers have Thursday passed the Rivers state Reserve Fund law amendment bill 2014 to enable the state government withdraw 30 billion naira from the 53 billion naira in the fund. Honourable Leyii Kwane, Deputy Speaker of the House who presided over the session at the[Read More…]

IG Orders Investigation Into Rivers Crisis

NAN The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, has ordered a full scale investigation into the Jan 12 incident, leading to the alleged shooting of Sen. Magnus Abe, in Rivers. This information is contained in a statement issued by CSP Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer, in Abuja on[Read More…]

Police Say Rivers State Court Bombing Was Not Designed To Kill

The Nigerian Police says the bomb that exploded in the premises of the Nigerian Bar Association, secretariat located within the premises of the Ahoada East High Court in Rivers State, South-South Nigeria, was not designed to kill. Taiwo Akingbehin, the officer-in-charge of the Police Bomb Squad, said that the strength[Read More…]

High Court Bombed In Rivers State, Venue Of Evans Bipi Hearing

A High Court was bombed in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State on Monday venue where the Rivers lawmaker hearing, Evans Bipi was to commence. The bomb went off a few hours before a suit against Rivers state House of Assembly member, Bipi was to begin following the[Read More…]

Chidi Lloyd Arrested Over Alleged Double Murder

Honourable Chidi Lloyd, the Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, has been arrested by the Rivers State Police Command over the alleged murders of Mr. Kingsley Ejeuo, a politician and a police sergeant Urang Obadiah. The Police in a statement by spokesman, Ahmad Mohammad accused Lloyd of running[Read More…]