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Newly Appointed Pro-Fubara Local Council Caretaker Chairman, Chijioke Ihunwo Appoints 100 Special Assistants

The Caretaker Chairman of Obio-Akpor local government area of Rivers State, Chijioke Ihunwo has appointed 100 special assistants to form part of his administration. The caretaker chairman announced this in a post he on his X handle, saying the appointment…

Pro-Wike Rivers Assembly Lawmakers Give Governor Fubara 7 Days To Re-Present 2024 Budget

The controversy between Governor Fubara and his predecessor, Nyesom Wike and current FCT Minister has continued unabated, throwing the state into political tensions. Rivers State’s political crisis has deepened as two rival factions of the House of Assembly, led by…

Pro-Fubara lawmakers to screen new commissioner-nominee Monday

The Rivers State House of Assembly has invited another commissioner-nominee for screening and confirmation. The invitation was contained in a Public Announcement signed by the Clerk of the Assembly, Dr G. M Gillis-West on Sunday and obtained by our correspondent….

Police arrest Rivers vigilante commander with human skulls

The Rivers State Police Command said its men have arrested the commander of a local vigilante group identified as Felix Nwaobakata with two human skulls and other parts at his hideout in Omoku, headquarters of Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area of…

Police investigating IED explosion in Rivers – Spokesperson

The Police Command in Rivers is currently investigating an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detonation that occurred near Hotel Presidential in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, an official said. SP Grace Iringe-Koko, the spokesperson of the command, said in a statement in…

Failed Bomber Wanted To Blow Up Presidential Hotel – Fubara

Governor Fubara said this during a visit by the Senate Committee on Privatization led by Senator Orji Uzor Kalu to the government house in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. He said the failed attacker targeted the facility that was accommodating high…

JUST IN: Suspect in Port Harcourt blast arrested

The Rivers State Government said it has found the suspect who detonated an explosive device near the state-owned Presidential Hotel during a pro-police protest in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. This came less than 24 hours after the State Commissioner for…

Rivers Governor, Fubara Reverses Land Revocation Done By Predecessor, Nyesom Wike 

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has announced the reinstatement of ownership rights of a land belonging to former military governor, Anthony Ukpo, which was revoked by the immediate past governor, Nyesom Wike. The property is at Plot 319, GRA Phase…

Rivers State crisis deepens as protesting youths clash with LG Chairmen

A crisis in Rivers State has escalated as protesting youths loyal to Governor Siminalayi Fubara clashed with local government chairmen who refused to vacate their offices despite the expiration of their tenure. The protesters, who accused the chairmen of staying…

Governor Fubara Cancels Predecessor’s 10,000 Civil Service Jobs, Announces Fresh Recruitment Process

Governor Siminalayi Fubara has canceled the 10,000 jobs in the State Civil Service previously approved by his predecessor, Nyesom Wike, and announced a new recruitment process. Nyesom Wike had approved the immediate employment of 10,000 youths to fill vacant positions…