Author Archives: Emmanuel Obe

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Police asks Wike to Turn in Nunieh

Police asks Wike to Turn in Nunieh

The police in Port Harcourt on Friday has asked Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to hand in former Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Joi Nunieh. The Rivers Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan, said the command had knowledge of the mission of the IGP monitoring unit that came to arrest Nunieh in

Ayogu Fidelis, Eke Chibuzor, Egbunefu Felix and Rose Georgewill. Photo

Court Sends PH killer Cops to Prison

The crowd outside the Chief Magistrate Court 4 in Port Harcourt erupted in wide jubilation on Tuesday. Chief Magistrate, Promise Iroanya, had ordered the remand of three ex-policemen and one ex-policewoman in Nigerian Correctional Services custody after the cops pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, attempted murder and torture of five auto-mechanics in Port

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Landowners in Enugu Raise Fears Over Compulsory Land Acquisition by Govt

Landowners around the NTA Zonal Office and the Institute of Management and Technology in Enugu have expressed fears that the state government might be compulsorily acquiring their land without resorting to them. This followed the clearing of the large expanse of land in the area during the week. But the Enugu State Government has come

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Wike Abandons PDP/Obaseki Negotiations

*Says NWC members are tax collectors. Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has pulled out of the negotiations to bring in his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki in the governorship race of Edo State.In a statement Tuesday evening by the Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, Wike said he had headed back to

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Firm To Create Jobs for Niger Delta Communities from Dividends

An indigenous investment firm, Elano Investments Limited has disclosed plans to invest in employment yielding ventures that will create wealth and employment for youths in its host communities in Eleme, Rivers State. The Chairman of the Board of the company, Gomba Okanje, told the magazine that the decision to go into agriculture and estate development

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Court Declares Igo Aguma Chairman of APC in Rivers State

A Port Harcourt High Court has declared a former Attorney General of Rivers State, Igo Aguma, as the interim Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state. Delivering judgment in a case filed by Emenike Enebite, the court presided over by George Omereji, granted all reliefs sought by the plaintiffs including declaring Aguma

Okparaji, Victor and others touring overgrown streets in Ekporo Photo

Hope Rises for Displaced Niger Delta Community

Ekporo community in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State in Nigeria was sacked by the neighbouring community of Ogu about seven years ago after a communal clash that led to several deaths. Since then people from Ekporo community had been scattered as internally displaced refugees among other neighbouring and even far flung communities and

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