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Rivers waste management warns residents against indiscriminate dumping of refuse

Mr Felix Obuah, the Sole Administrator, Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA) says the agency will continue to arrest and prosecute offenders who dump...

Police kill kidnap gang leader terrorising Ogoni

The Police in Rivers on Monday said they had killed “a notorious gang leader’’, Linus Lebari, 35, popularly known as Bobby/Devil, terrorising Ogoni...

Police in Rivers still in searching for Frank Ekpo most wanted...

The Police Command in Rivers, says it is still in search of Frank Ekpo (39) from Biakpani, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River...

Rivers LP advises Gov. Wike to focus on mechanised agriculture

The Rivers State Chapter of  Labour Party has advised Gov. Nyesom Wike to focus more on mechanised farming to boost agricultural production in the...

Police arrest 2 fake soldiers in Rivers

The Police Coedmmand in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA...

Police confirm killing of wanted kidnapper, Lucifer in Rivers

A notorious kidnapper, Ekweme Brown, popularly known as Lucifer has been shot dead by policemen in Rivers, an official said. Rivers Police Command Spokesman, DSP...

Police kills notorious kidnapper in Rivers

The Police Command in Rivers says a most wanted and notorious kidnapper, Ekweme Ike, known as Lucifer has been killed by men of Operation...

Concerned citizen wants authority to wade into extortion behind Rivers Council

A concerned citizen, Miss Aswei Tayo, has called on the authorities of Obio/Akpor Local Government Council Secretariat, Rivers, to investigate illegal payments made...

NOSDRA preparing report on pipeline fire in Rivers — Official

Dr Cyrus Nkangwung, the South-South Zonal Director, National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), says the agency is preparing its report on the...

Rivers govt. unveils Real Madrid FC football academy

Rivers State Government on Saturday unveiled the state-owned Real Madrid Football Academy in Port Harcourt, which was constructed to promote professional football. Gov. Seyi Makinde...

Rivers Security Council to stop serial killing of young women—SSG

The Rivers Security Council is working round the clock to ensure that the recent killings of young women in the state was stopped. Dr Tammy Danagogo,...

APC suspends planned congress in Rivers

The Rivers chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has suspended the planned Ward, Local Government and State congresses in the state due...

NYG: Rivers official attributes team’s poor performance to late arrival for...

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Rivers State Sports Council (RSSC), Christopher Chioma, has attributed Team Rivers’ unimpressive performance at the ongoing National Youth...

NWPL: Bayelsa Queens, Rivers Angels, Confluence Queens, Adamawa Queens qualify for...

Defending champions Bayelsa Queens, alongside Rivers Angels, Confluence Queens and Adamawa Queens, have qualified for the 2018/2019 Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) Super...

APC scribe wants strong, united party in Rivers

Mr Victor Giadom, the acting National Secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged the party’s stakeholders in Rivers to make APC much stronger...

Rivers APC Congresses: We’ll not participate — Abe’s supporters

The supporters of Sen. Magnus Abe on Wednesday said they would not participate in the forthcoming All Progressives Congress (APC) Ward, Local Government...

APC Congresses in Rivers: Caretaker Committee set for sale of forms

The five-man Caretaker Committee (CTC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, says it is set to begin the sale of forms for...

Rivers farmers’ cooperative union decries high cost of fertilisers

Mr Godwin Akandu, President Etche Farmers’ Cooperative Union, has called on the Federal Government’s Fertilizer Support Initiative to reduce the high cost of...

Bayelsa guber: APC candidate picks serving senator as running mate

Chief David Lyon, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has named Sen. Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo as his running mate in the Nov....

APC inaugurates committee to rebuild structures in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated a five-member executive caretaker committee to rebuild political structures for the party’s chapter in Rivers. The National...

Rivers PDP Caucus at NASS urges FG to fix dilapidated Akpajo-Eleme...

Some members of the National Assembly who are of Rivers extraction have appealed to the Federal Government to effect repairs on the dilapidated...

We will continue to support NYSC–Wike

Gov. Nyesom Wike on Monday restated his administration’s resolve to support the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to achieve its mandate. Wike spoke at...

Sultan condemns clerics that incite Nigerians to violence

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has condemned pastors and Imams that incite violence and politicize religion in Nigeria. Abubakar made the condemnation...

I have nothing against Islam – Gov. Wike

The Governor of Rivers, Nyesome Wike on Sunday says he has nothing against Islam or any faith. Wike made the remarks while showing the Chairman...