N100 bribe: Rivers policeman bags death sentence for killing driver

A High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Tuesday, sentenced a dismissed policeman, James Imhalu, to death by hanging for the murder of a commercial driver in 2015, over his refusal to pay him a N100 bribe. Justice Elsie Thompson…

Wike dissolves cabinet, sacks Chief of Staff, aide

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has dissolved the state executive council, while his chief of staff, Emeka Woke and his Senior Special Assistant on Protocol, Harold Koko, were sacked. The dissolution and dismissal was contained in a special government…

AK-47-wielding man kills Rivers landlord

A yet-to-be-identified man, who allegedly jumped into a compound to steal, has killed a landlord who caught him in the act in Akpanaka Phase 2, Ogbogoro, in the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The Chairman of Akpanaka Phase…

Pastor shot dead in Rivers

Abraham Yorka, a pastor, has been shot dead in Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State. A member of the Oloko community, who identified himself as Monday Piit, told reporters that the men of Oloko community went to eat after…

2023: I am loyal to Buhari, the APC – says Amaechi

A Presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Amaechi, has expressed his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC. Amaechi, in a statement, said this at a consultative meeting with executives, delegates and other…

Inmates clash in Port Harcourt Maximum Correctional Centre

There was a serious clash among inmates of the Port Harcourt Maximum Correctional Centre following a misunderstanding between some senior and junior prisoners. The fight which broke out in the early hours of Monday, emanated from an attempt by some…

Teni: Police probe gunshot scare at Rivers event

Gunshot scare forced popular Nigerian Artist, Teniola Apata, also known as Teni, to flee an event in Buguma Town, Asari-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State over the weekend. The acting spokesman for the state police command, Grace Iringe-Koko, confirmed…

Foundation kicks as Rivers police free man accused of defiling underage daughters

The Do Foundation International, Rivers State Chapter, has raised the alarm over freedom granted to one Mr. Lucky, accused of defiling his two underage daughters. The Foundation was worried that the Amadiama Police Station, which arrested the man on allegations…

How explosion rocked Rivers market, injured 2 -Police

Police in Rivers State have confirmed that explosion rocked Mile 3 market in Port Harcourt City Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, Nnamdi Omoni, in a statement on behalf of the Commissioner…

*Command arrests officials of ride-hailing drivers’ association over protest (Punch)*Lagos traders, beggars take over pedestrian bridges (Guardian)

Command arrests officials of ride-hailing drivers’ association over protest (Punch) Members of the Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Drivers’ Association have accused the personnel of the Lagos State Police Command of arresting some of their officials for organising a…

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