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Nigerian army denies reports of vaccination in Abuja

Nigerian army denies reports of vaccination in Abuja

Nigerian army denies reports of vaccination in Abuja
Remain calm, you will get justice - Governor Wike assures victims of Rivers killing

Remain calm, you will get justice - Governor Wike assures victims of Rivers killing

Unknown armed persons stormed Ngbuoshimini community in Obio/Apkor local government area of Rivers state in the early hours of Monday, October 9, 2017.

Remain calm, you will get justice - Governor Wike assures victims of Rivers killing
2019: If the federal government is going to kill all of us, so be it - Gov Wike

2019: If the federal government is going to kill all of us, so be it - Gov Wike

The governor of Rivers state speaking in an interview said there was lack of commitment and sincerity among PDP members during the 2015 general election.

2019: If the federal government is going to kill all of us, so be it - Gov Wike
BREAKING: Gunmen on rampage in Rivers state, kill 10

BREAKING: Gunmen on rampage in Rivers state, kill 10

A group of rampaging gunmen stormed Mgbosimiri, Agip axis of Port Harcourt in the wee hours of Monday, October 9 and killed 10 persons in their shooting spree.

BREAKING: Gunmen on rampage in Rivers state, kill 10
Army deploys troops for Operation Crocodile Smile II to Niger Delta

Army deploys troops for Operation Crocodile Smile II to Niger Delta

Nigerian Army on Saturday, October 7, announced the deployment of troops for the commencement of Operation Crocodile Smile II in the six Niger Delta states.

Army deploys troops for Operation Crocodile Smile II to Niger Delta
Fresh panic hits residents as monkeypox disease spreads to Rivers state, 3 cases discovered

Fresh panic hits residents as monkeypox disease spreads to Rivers state, 3 cases discovered

According to the commissioner, Princewill Chike,the three victims are currently receiving treatment at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH).

Fresh panic hits residents as monkeypox disease spreads to Rivers state, 3 cases discovered
Governor Wike mocks APC over alleged $26b NNPC scam, says party has plunged Nigeria into worst pit of corruption

Governor Wike mocks APC over alleged $26b NNPC scam, says party has plunged Nigeria into worst pit of corruption

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has accused the federal government of plunging the nation into its worst depth of corruption since Independence in 1960.

Governor Wike mocks APC over alleged $26b NNPC scam, says party has plunged Nigeria into worst pit of corruption
Watch the horrific moment a pure water seller was allegedly killed by policeman during environmental sanitation in Rivers

Watch the horrific moment a pure water seller was allegedly killed by policeman during environmental sanitation in Rivers

A young pure water seller was allegedly killed by a police officer along Okporo Road while the young man was said to be on his way to supply water to customers.

Watch the horrific moment a pure water seller was allegedly killed by policeman during environmental sanitation in Rivers
Governor Nyesom Wike says Nigeria has failed as a Nation after 18 years of political rule

Governor Nyesom Wike says Nigeria has failed as a Nation after 18 years of political rule

Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has taken a deeper look at Nigerian and concluded that in some areas, the country has failed its citizens in the past 18 years.

Governor Nyesom Wike says Nigeria has failed as a Nation after 18 years of political rule
NUPENG president, other oil moguls honoured in Port Harcourt (photos)

NUPENG president, other oil moguls honoured in Port Harcourt (photos)

The Garden City Advancement Award which was endorsed by the Rivers state ministry of culture and tourism is aimed celebrating excellence in the Garden City.

NUPENG president, other oil moguls honoured in Port Harcourt (photos)
PHCN under heavy bombardment for damaging customers' appliances with high voltage

PHCN under heavy bombardment for damaging customers' appliances with high voltage

The incident happened within between Saturday, September 23, and Tuesday, September 26, in different areas of Nigeria as revealed by residents of the country.

PHCN under heavy bombardment for damaging customers' appliances with high voltage
Policeman spotted wearing casual clothes and holding his gun while on duty (photos)

Policeman spotted wearing casual clothes and holding his gun while on duty (photos)

NAIJ.com came across what appears to be a complaint by a young man who seemed uncomfortable by a plainclothes policeman holding a gun in Port Harcourt.

Policeman spotted wearing casual clothes and holding his gun while on duty (photos)
Senate swears in Andrew Uchendu after court confirms Senator Sekibo's sack

Senate swears in Andrew Uchendu after court confirms Senator Sekibo's sack

The Nigerian Senate leadership on Wednesday, September 27 swore-in Andrew Uchendu as the senator representing Rivers East Senatorial district in the red chamber

Senate swears in Andrew Uchendu after court confirms Senator Sekibo's sack
IPOB/Hausa clash: Northern governors in trouble as Arewa group criticizes visit to Rivers

IPOB/Hausa clash: Northern governors in trouble as Arewa group criticizes visit to Rivers

An Arewa group has condemned 5 northern governors for not visiting the Hausa community affected by the IPOB clash in Rivers state, following their visit.

IPOB/Hausa clash: Northern governors in trouble as Arewa group criticizes visit to Rivers
Wike receives heavy punch from Lai Mohammed after claiming minister allegedly stoking the embers of disharmony in Nigeria

Wike receives heavy punch from Lai Mohammed after claiming minister allegedly stoking the embers of disharmony in Nigeria

Alhaji Mohammed, Nigeria's minister of information, said Wike was only looking for a way he would react and elevate the governor to a decent human being.

Wike receives heavy punch from Lai Mohammed after claiming minister allegedly stoking the embers of disharmony in Nigeria
Human parts uncovered in kidnappers den as soldiers raid suspected hideout in Rivers state

Human parts uncovered in kidnappers den as soldiers raid suspected hideout in Rivers state

A suspected kidnappers den operated by alleged militants has been uncovered by men of the Nigerian army following a raid to rescue two soldiers in Rivers state.

Human parts uncovered in kidnappers den as soldiers raid suspected hideout in Rivers state
The church should speak up against Buhari's government 'illegal and corrupt' actions - Nyesom Wike

The church should speak up against Buhari's government 'illegal and corrupt' actions - Nyesom Wike

Wike said, people say power of any kind corrupts, but political power can be more vicious if exercised unchecked and in disregard of democratic norms.

The church should speak up against Buhari's government 'illegal and corrupt' actions - Nyesom Wike
20 newly sworn-in commissioners in Rivers state get portfolios (see the list)

20 newly sworn-in commissioners in Rivers state get portfolios (see the list)

The 20 new commissioners sworn into office by the governor of Rivers state in August 2017, were given their various offices on Wednesday, September 20.

20 newly sworn-in commissioners in Rivers state get portfolios (see the list)
It is time to allow Igbos to go - Niger Delta agitators tell Buhari’s government, state reason

It is time to allow Igbos to go - Niger Delta agitators tell Buhari’s government, state reason

The coalition said allowing the south-east people to leave Nigeria would help the country to avoid another civil war that could claim millions of lives.

It is time to allow Igbos to go - Niger Delta agitators tell Buhari’s government, state reason
APC accuses Governor Wike of plotting to close down over 5,000 schools owned by Igbos, northerners in Rivers

APC accuses Governor Wike of plotting to close down over 5,000 schools owned by Igbos, northerners in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike is plotting to close over 5,000 private owned by Igbos and northerners.

APC accuses Governor Wike of plotting to close down over 5,000 schools owned by Igbos, northerners in Rivers
Tension in Rivers community as youths protest, damage cars over PDP leader's death

Tension in Rivers community as youths protest, damage cars over PDP leader's death

Speaking on the incident, the spokesperson for the Rivers state police command Nnamdi Omoni said the police is aware of the incident in the community.

Tension in Rivers community as youths protest, damage cars over PDP leader's death
Nobody knows where he works, nobody knows the business he does - Catholic priest blasts Nnamdi Kanu

Nobody knows where he works, nobody knows the business he does - Catholic priest blasts Nnamdi Kanu

The priest of Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA) has condemned the agitation for Biafra by Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Nobody knows where he works, nobody knows the business he does - Catholic priest blasts Nnamdi Kanu
Rivers people subscribe to Nigeria’s corporate existence and indivisibility - Governor Wike to IPOB

Rivers people subscribe to Nigeria’s corporate existence and indivisibility - Governor Wike to IPOB

Rivers state governor, Barrister Nyesome Wike has warned members of the IPOB to steer clear of the state and quit the attack on residents in the state.

Rivers people subscribe to Nigeria’s corporate existence and indivisibility - Governor Wike to IPOB
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