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    Metro 61 Year-Old Woman Gives Birth To Triplets [PHOTOS]

    61-year-old Mrs Sambra Briggs from Abonnema in Rivers State has welcomed a set of triplets. The story was shared on Facebook by Comr Dickson David Senibo. He wrote ''GOD IS STILL DOING MARVELOUS THINGS. Today the God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Adeboye, Oyedepo and Ibiyeomie performed another...
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    Politics APC, PDP Protests Turn Violent In Port Harcourt [VIDEO]

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) protest turned violence in Port Harcourt on Thursday. While the APC is aggrieved that two of their elected members in the state House of Assembly are yet to be sworn in, the supporters of the PDP claim they were out to...
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    Metro Stay Away From Rivers, Militant Group Issues Strong Warning To Avengers

    Militant group, Aggrieved Youth Movement, AYM, has warned Niger Delta Avengers and other militant groups not to come close to Rivers State. Leader of the group, ‘General’ Don Waney, said he was ready to surrender his arms and ammunition and embrace the amnesty offered by Governor Nyesom...
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    Metro Gunmen Kidnap 14 Oil Company Workers in Rivers

    A staff bus conveying fourteen workers of Nest Oil, an oil company in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State has been diverted by unidentified gunmen in the area. The Nestoil workers were kidnapped in the early hours of Friday around Omoku-Elele link road. It was gathered...
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    Politics Amaechi Embezzled N3trn as Governor – Rivers Govt

    The Rivers State Government yesterday accused former Governor Chibuike Amaechi of embezzling N3 trillion belonging to the State in eight years. The government allege that Amaechi left ‘most abandoned projects in the history of the State.’ The State Commissioner for Information, Dr...
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    Metro Nigerian Police Brutalize Man in Rivers [VIDEO]

    A video clip showing how a group of policemen brutalized a man in Graceland, Oyibo, Rivers state has gone viral on the social media. The clip, shared on instablog9ja on Sunday revealed two policemen torturing a man without his shirt on and uttering ‘Enter this motor’ while the man refused...
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    Metro Cultists Attack Rivers Community, Kill Nursing Mother, 22 Others

    Aluu community, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, has yet suffered a brutal attack as gunmen suspected to be members of a cult group allegedly gunned down 23 persons, including a nursing mother. According to Vanguard, the gunmen reportedly members of Greenlanders cult invaded Aluu...
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    Politics INEC Announces Date For The Conclusion of Rivers, Imo, Kogi, Kano Elections

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will conclude the suspended elections in Rivers, Imo, Kogi and Kano states not later than July, 31, 2016. This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, the INEC Director, Voter Education and...
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    Politics 'You Have Not Seen Anything Yet...' Governor Wike Declares

    The Executive Governor of Rivers state, Barrister Nyesome Wike has told the residents of Rivers state that there is more to come on the dividends of democracy in his administration. The governor made this statement on May 29, democracy day, in reflection of his one year in office. On his...
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    Politics We Have No Reason To Celebrate Democracy In Rivers State – Governor Wike

    Rivers State Governor, Barrister Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has declared that the state is not celebrating democracy day because the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has destroyed the foundation of democracy by plotting to allocate legislative seats in the state. The governor also...
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    Metro 15 Days After, Police Rescue 11-year Old From Ritual Killers

    Chisom Okafor, 11, has been rescued by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command from four men suspected to be ritual killers. Chisom’s abductors had taken him away on May 1, 2016 after a friend to his father, Okorie, sent him on an errand. Chisom, who hails from Ndimoko community in...
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    Metro Rivers: School Suspends Principal for Embezzling WAEC Funds

    The Rivers State Senior Secondary Schools Board has suspended the principal of Community Girls Secondary School, Ogbakiri Chibuzo Enyinda indefinitely for allegedly diverting WAEC registration fee meant for thirty-five students to his personal use. Chairman of the Board, David Briggs...
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    Metro Rivers: Governor Wike Approves Vocational Training For 200 Youths in Israel

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has approved the sponsorship of 200 less-privileged Rivers youths to Israel for vocational training. Speaking at the launch of the ‘Win A Trip to Israel, WATTI, promo organised by the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission, NCPC, on Friday, Wike said that...
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    Metro Rivers: Gunmen Kill 17 Persons in Ahoada LG

    Unknown gunmen have killed about 17 persons at Ula- Upata and Edoha in Ahoada west local government area of Rivers State. According to DailyTrust, An eye witness said the gunmen invaded Ula-upata community at about 1.00pm and killed 12 persons and later came back at 9.00pm to killed another two...
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    Metro #RIPSamuelOkonta: Is It A Crime To Serve? Nigerians React

    Nigerians are reacting to the death of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, who was murdered during last Saturday’s Rivers legislative election. Okonta Samuel Dumebi , an orphan, who hailed from Illah in Delta State, was on duty at Ahoada West Local Government Area where he and two of...
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    Politics Rivers Election: PDP Calls for Immediate Arrest and Prosecution of Rotimi Amaechi

    According to the Chairman, Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bro. Felix Obuah, Nigeria's Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Senator Magnus Abe and Dr Dakuku Peterside should be immediately arrested and prosecuted over Saturday’ s poll fiasco in the state. In a...
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    Politics Rivers Rerun: 7 Reasons Why INEC Suspended Electoral Processes

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has suspended electoral processes in the last Saturday's re-run parliamentary elections in Rivers state owing to various electoral violence. Director of Voter Education Publicity of INEC, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, gave the following reasons for the...
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    Politics Rivers Killings: APC Seeks President Buhari's Intervention

    The Acting National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Segun Oni said on Monday appealled to President Muhammadu Buhari to help tackle the state of insecurity in Rivers state. Oni spoke during a visit by the National Working Committee of the party to Omoku, in Rivers, to...
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    Politics Rivers: 9 Good Reasons Why Supreme Court Reversed Wike's Sack

    The Supreme Court, yesterday, gave reasons it reversed the concurrent judgments of both the Court of Appeal and the Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, which nullified the election of Governor Nyesom Wike. The apex court, in the lead judgement delivered by Justice Kudirat...
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    Politics Ben Bruce Reacts to Oyegun's Statement on Rivers' Judgment

    Common sense Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, representing Bayelsa East constituency at the National Assembly has reacted to the recent comment of the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), John Oyegun concerning the party's lost of an oil rich state, Rivers and the probe of the...
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