GUNMEN RAID RIVERS COMMUNITY, KILL 14

Chukwudi Akasike and Friday Amobi A married couple were among 14 persons who were shot dead by unidentified gunmen, who stormed Mgbuosomini community, Rumueme clan of the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers State. Four persons were also said to be critically injured as one of them, identified as Lateef, had one of his legs shattered by bullets. Sources said the gunmen, who wore black attire came in a boat through the waterfront, went straight to makeshift stalls close to an abattoir and killed about 10 persons. Not done with their…

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AREWA INITIATIVE CONDEMNS NORTHERN LEADERS FOR VISITING WIKE

The Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in Southern Nigeria, AIPCSN, has condemned the five Northern governors who visited the Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, after the clash between the Hausa community and the secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in Oyibo Local Government Area of the state. The AIPCSN also sued for peace among Nigerians, irrespective of ethnicity, religion, reiterating that the unity of the nation is not negotiable. The National Coordinator of AIPCSN, Alhaji Musa Saidu, who spoke in Port Harcourt, yesterday, worried that the…

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WIKE RELEASES ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIER TO POLICE TO TACKLE KIDNAPPING

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration  has handed over four armoured personnel carriers to the Nigerian Police to tackle cases of kidnapping  on two highways in the state. The governor  also stated that  requisite logistics and funding have been  provided for security agencies to man different routes outside Port Harcourt to protect the citizenry. GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike Speaking in Port Harcourt on Friday, Governor Wike explained  that though the State Government does not control the security agencies  , it has invested massively  in the strengthening …

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DAKUKU IS AMAECHI’S BREASTFEEDING POLITICAL GODSON – WIKE’S TOP AIDE

Chief of Staff to the Rivers State Governor, Engineer Chukwuemeka Woke has fired at the 2015 Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside, “for deliberately refusing to understand the tenets of developmental philosophy in governance.” He described Peterside as a breastfeeding political godson of Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. In statement in Port Harcourt yesterday, Woke regretted that Peterside had formed the habit of making crude statement against the state government just to gain relevance. He said: “The attention of the Rivers State Government has been drawn…

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HOW I LOST $39M OF RIVERS STATE’S MONEY TO FRAUDSTERS – ROTIMI AMAECHI (VIDEO)

Former Governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed why he lost $39 million to fraudsters in Rivers state. The Federal Minister of Transport who at his Senate hearing famously uttered, “I have never taken bribe in my life but if they send a girl to you and you sleep with the girl and do that favour, that means you are corrupt”, said that he lost the money because he was only human and was learning on the job. Guardian reported about the fraud in 2015, After spending N8.54 billion…

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