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Wike Declares Total Lockdown of PH, Offers N.1m to Whistleblowers

Wike Declares Total Lockdown of PH, Offers N.1m to Whistleblowers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared a total lockdown of the two local government areas that make up the Port Harcourt metropolis with effect from Thursday, May 7th, 2020. The two local government areas are Port Harcourt and Obio Akpor. In a statewide broadcast on Monday, Wike said apart from those authorised to be

EFCC Seals Ponzi scheme office in PH

The owner of a Ponzi scheme company based in Port Harcourt, Neeni Swanu, is on the run following the closure of his office by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office. Operatives of the anti-graft agency, however, arrested 19 staff of the investment company. The EFCC said the company had defrauded

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US Observer Raises Concerns Over Rivers Killings

An international observer from the United States, John Bray has called for an end to violence and deaths associated with the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Rivers State. He made the call on Monday while addressing journalists at the Government House in Port Harcourt after a meeting with the Governor of the state, Nyesom

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Rivers APC Protest Exclusion, Insist on Participation in Saturday Elections

BSome members of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State on Thursday, marched to the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Port Harcourt, demanding that their candidates be relisted on the ballot papers. They caused a holdup along the arterial Aba Road where INEC office is located and demanded that INEC

2019: Appeal Court Grants Rivers APC Relief

Thousands of supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, burst into the streets of Port Harcourt on Monday to celebrate an order by the Court of Appeal staying the execution of the judgment of the Federal High Court, which ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to remove the party from the ballot for this

Anxiety in Port Harcourt Over Collapse of 7-Storey Building

The collapse of a seven-storey building in Port Harcourt last Friday has raised concern among stakeholders in the building industry over the safety and regulation of multi-storey buildings in the city. The building, which was located along Woji Road in the GRA part of the city collapsed while still under construction and trapped many of


Jega Speaks on Port Harcourt Election Protest

Attahiru Jega, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has spoken on the election protest going on in Port Harcourt, Rivers State during a press briefing in Abuja this evening. He confirmed that the biggest opposition party, All Progressives Congress, APC, wrote a letter to the Commission urging it to cancel the elections held

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