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N500m gift to Kano State, detrimental to Rivers, shows Wike as selfish, reckless – Convener, NDDGG, Jackrich

N500m gift to Kano State detrimental to Rivers shows Wike - N500m gift to Kano State, detrimental to Rivers, shows Wike as selfish, reckless - Convener, NDDGG, Jackrich

The Convener, Community for the Defence of Democracy and Good Governance (NDDGG), Sobomabo Jackrich, has faulted the N500 million donation to Sokoto State authorities by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, describing it as reckless, egocentric and politically motivated. Jackrich in an announcement, issued on Monday to DAILY POST stated they had been anxious about the way in which Wike …

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IYC raises alarm over killings, sea piracy, kidnappings on Rivers waterways

IYC raises alarm over killings sea piracy kidnappings on Rivers - IYC raises alarm over killings, sea piracy, kidnappings on Rivers waterways

The management of Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide has raised the alarm over incessant killings, sea piracy, kidnappings and different legal actions perpetrated by gunmen alongside the Bonny and Antoni waterways in River State. In an announcement, signed and issued by the President, Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide, Peter Timothy Igbifa, to DAILY POST by way of e-mail on Wednesday, …

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APC calls for cancellation of LG elections in Rivers

APC calls for cancellation of LG elections in Rivers - APC calls for cancellation of LG elections in Rivers

Native authorities chairmen and councillor’s in Rivers State, elected underneath former Governor Rotimi Amaechi in 2015 have warned in opposition to the conduct of native authorities elections within the state as introduced by the Rivers State Impartial Electoral Fee. The eliminated chairmen and councillor’s stated there’s a pending matter earlier than the Attraction Courtroom over their elimination, stressing that any …

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‘School Boy’ not tortured to death – Rivers Police

School Boy not tortured to death Rivers Police - 'School Boy' not tortured to death - Rivers Police

The Rivers State Police Command has dismissed media studies over the demise of Philip Brown, aka ‘Faculty Boy’, in detention of the Eagle Crack Unit, Port Harcourt. In response to the Command, ‘Faculty Boy’ died on account of a mob assault and never due to police torture as extensively reported. One Mike Pepple, who claimed to be a relative of …

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Traders’ clash: No plan for reprisals – Rivers Police

Traders clash No plan for reprisals Rivers Police - Traders' clash: No plan for reprisals - Rivers Police

The Police in Rivers State says it has arrested two suspects linked to the killing of two merchants in Oyigbo Native Authorities Space of the State. Two completely different teams of traders- yam zone and scavengers of scraps on Saturday September 5, 2020, clashed after a provocative argument. Two individuals have been killed within the fracas that adopted the argument, …

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Brace up for protest, strike action – NLC, TUC charges Rivers workers

Brace up for protest strike action NLC TUC charges - Brace up for protest, strike action - NLC, TUC charges Rivers workers

The Organised Labour in Rivers State has known as on different unions, associations and stakeholders to mobilise their members for the deliberate protest billed for Tuesday, September eighth. The labour union additionally known as on all allied unions to brace up for the strike motion that may observe the protest ought to the state authorities fail to take care of …

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Rivers government obtains court order to stop NLC, TUC protest

Rivers government obtains court order to stop NLC TUC protest - Rivers government obtains court order to stop NLC, TUC protest

The Rivers State Authorities has obtained an Order of Interim Injunction to restrain the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC from calling out staff on industrial motion. State Commissioner for Data and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim whereas briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt, mentioned the NLC has been duly served with the Court docket Order. He acknowledged that Rivers State Authorities believes within the …

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Senior police officer killed, dumped in effectively by suspected kidnappers in Rivers

Senior police officer killed dumped in well by suspected kidnappers in Rivers - Senior police officer killed, dumped in effectively by suspected kidnappers in Rivers

Three suspects have been arrested and at the moment are cooling their heels in a Police Cell for allegedly killing and dumping the physique of a Deputy Crimes Police Officer in a effectively. They dedicated the act in Eleme Native authorities space of Rivers State after receiving ransom from the sufferer’s household. The three suspected kidnappers, 23-year-old Philemon Barrifa, 32-year-old …

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Man, 30 detained for defiling step-daughter in Rivers

Man 30 detained for defiling step daughter in Rivers - Man, 30 detained for defiling step-daughter in Rivers

A thirty-year-old man recognized as Musa Abubakar Babangida is being Investigated on the State Prison Investigation Division of Rivers State Police Command for alleged defilement of his nine-year-old step-daughter. Chatting with newsmen on the State CID, Port Harcourt, Musa whereas admitting to the crime, blamed his act on his spouse who starves him of intercourse. “I’m right here as a …

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