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Rivers State High Court Vacates Seats of Defecting Lawmakers

In a recent ruling, the Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt declared the seats of 25 lawmakers, who switched from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC), vacant. Presiding Judge Hon. Justice Charles Wali also…

Rivers crisis: Education commissioner resigns

Rivers State Commissioner for Education, Professor Prince Chinedu Mmom has resigned as a member of the State Executive Council. DAILY POST sighted the resignation letter dated May 15, 2024. He is a known loyalist of former governor Nyesom Wike. Professor…

Nigerian Navy Relocates Headquarters to Rivers State

The Nigerian Navy has announced its decision to move the Naval Training Command headquarters from Lagos to Onne in Rivers State. Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ikechukwu Ogalla, Chief of Naval Staff, disclosed this during a meeting with Governor Siminalayi Fubara, highlighting…

Military bombs seven illegal refineries in Rivers

The air component of Operation Delta Safe conducted operations resulting in the obliteration of seven illegal refining sites scattered across different locations in Rivers State. Additionally, military aircraft bombed four boats carrying illegally refined products heading southwards during the operations….

Majority of Rivers schools dilapidated, says Fubara

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, emphasized the commitment of his administration to address the challenges facing the educational sector in the state. He made these remarks during a thanksgiving service organized by the Okrika Local Government Area chapter of the…

Gunmen kidnap Channels TV reporter in Rivers, demand N30m

Gunmen abducted Channels Television journalist and reporter, Mr. Joshua Rogers, from his residence in Rumuosi, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, on Thursday night. Rogers, known for covering news related to the Rivers State Government House, was reportedly followed…

We’ll partner FG to provide housing for Rivers people – Fubara

Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State has pledged to collaborate closely with the Federal Government to tackle the housing challenges faced by low-income earners in the state. This partnership aims to alleviate the housing pressure experienced by citizens, impacting both…

Abducted Rivers gov candidate regains freedom

The Rivers State governorship candidate of the National Rescue Movement in the 2023 general election, Sobomabo Jackrich, who was abducted from his residence in the Usokun community in the Degema Local Government Area of the state, has been freed. Gunmen…

Two feared killed as men in military uniform kidnaps Jackrich

…he was arrested by other security agencies – Police Men disguised in military uniforms have apprehended Ambassador Sobomabo Jackrich, the National Rescue Movement candidate in the 2023 elections in Rivers State. He was taken from his residence in Usokun, Degema…

60 Reps demand immediate resignation of PDP chair, Damagun

… accuse him of anti-party activities, serving interest of APC … accused Damagun of plot to impeach Rivers State Governor, Fubara A group of 60 federal lawmakers from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), forming the opposition lawmaker’s coalition, has issued…