Two Lebanese, Dina Jihad Khali and Chamseddine Waell Mohmmed, have been arrested by the Customs Area Command, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for attempting to smuggle $890,000 out of Nigeria, through the Port Harcourt International Airport.
The wife of a soldier with 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt has been arrested, along with her husband, for beating her 10 year old stepdaughter to death for eating the plantain bought by the father.
Paramount ruler of Uju community in Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, Chief Christopher Amanah, has led chiefs and elders in a peaceful rally to draw the attention of various levels of government to decayed infrastructure occasioned by an alleged invasion of the community by soldiers three years ago.
Port Harcourt, Nigeria's oil city is in the throes of a rape crisis. The figures for admissions to the little clinic set up by MSF speak amply about the scale of rape in the city. Since the start of the year, more than 1,200 patients have sought help there.
As Nigerians celebrated World Toilets Day yesterday, the sanitary state of the toilet facilities in most of the loading Jetties around the capital city of Port Harcourt came under focus as the seafarers and boat operators described the mode of their defecation as akin to that of a jungle.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office have arrested 19 staff of a fake investment company floating an alleged Ponzi Scheme that has defrauded members of the public to the tune of N2 billion.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has plans to establish 100,000-barrels-per-day brownfield refineries in Port-Harcourt and Warri to boost local refining of crude oil in the country.