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DSS arraigns kidnappers of Archbishop Kattey

Kattey: kidnappers charged

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Three men suspected to be the kidnappers of Bishop Ignatius Cosby Ogborun Kattey, the Anglican ArchBishop of the Niger Delta, and his wife, Beatrice, on 6 September last year, have been arraigned before a chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Port Harcourt. They were arraigned by the Rivers State Director of State Security […]

Obasanjo Receives Rousing Welcome In Port Harcourt

Obasanjo: stresses need for African infrastructure

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Former President Olusegun Obasanjo received a rousing welcome on Monday when he arrived Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, Rivers State, southern Nigeria. He touched down at about 11.05 am in a private Jet to start a two-day visit during which he will commission some projects executed by the state Governor Chibuike Rotimi […]

Nigeria: High Court bombed in Port-Harcourt

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Ahoada East High Court in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State in southern Nigeria was razed today after a bomb explosion this morning. The bombers are yet to be identified. The bombed court belongs to Justice C. N. Wali, the judge who on 16 December last year made an interim order barring Evans Bipi, […]

Court orders police, bank pay for torture, unlawful arrest

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A Nigerian High court in Oyigbo, Rivers state, has ordered the police and Main Street bank to pay N5 million as damages to an ex-employee of the bank. Justice Joseph Mbor, who gave the order on Monday in Oyigbo, said the arrest, detention and torture of the applicant, Mr Success Amaefule, was unlawful. He described […]

6 pregnant girls rescued in raid of baby factory

File photo: Pregnant girls at a baby factory

Nigerian police have raided a baby factory in the oil city of Port Harcourt and arrested a woman accused of harbouring six pregnant girls, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. “We rescued six girls last week at different stages of pregnancy from an illegal maternity home in Port Harcourt,” Joy Elomoko of the Imo State police said. […]

Swiss hotel opens, optimistic about Nigeria’s tourism potential

Swiss International Mabisel Port Harcourt

Swiss International, a-Switzerland-based global brand in hotel and resort management, on Monday said Nigeria was among the fastest growing tourist and business destinations in the world. The General Manager of Swiss International Mabisel-Port Harcourt, Mr Martin De Boer, said this at the “soft opening” of a 117-room five-star hotel in the town. De Boer said […]

Amaechi rallies citizens against jackboot reign in Rivers

Rotimi Amaechi: Jonathan reveals role in smashing NGF

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Hacourt After repeated crackdown by the Nigeria police on peaceful assembly in Rivers state, Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, has called on Rivers people to join forces with his government to resist the attempt by the Nigeria Police Force to turn Rivers State into a Military State. […]

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