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Three-man robbery gang arrested in Port Harcourt

The Diobu (Vigilante) Security Service (DSS) operating in Port Harcourt, the Rivers Capital has apprehended a three-man robbery gang.

EFCC arrests 5 suspected internet fraudsters in Port Harcourt

Operatives of the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested five suspected Internet fraudsters.

Tears as midnight inferno consumes shops in Port Harcourt

Traders at a section of Mile 3 market, Port Harcourt, lament the destruction of their goods in an inferno which occurred late Friday evening.

Four feared dead in scramble for Christmas palliatives in Port Harcourt

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Four persons were feared dead, while many others were injured during scramble for Christmas palliatives on Tuesday morning at the Rumuodara community,...

Port Harcourt killer cop faces dismissal, trial for murder

*IGP, Commissioner of Police condemn dastardly act, vow to ensure Justice Okafor Ofiebor/ Port Harcourt Uneasy calm now reigns at Rukpokwu and Rumuodomaya area of Port...

Women gather for #EndSARS protest in Port Harcourt

By Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Women from all strata of the society on Monday gathered at UTC Bus stop along Azikiwe road, Port Harcourt, the capital...

#EndSARS protesters block Wike’s Government House

#EndSARS protesters in Port Harcourt, who defied Governor Nyesom Wike's ban order on Tuesday are now massed at the gate of the Government House.

#ENDSARS: Port Harcourt residents flout Wike’ s orders

Indigenes of Rivers State, Port Harcourt, have made mockery of their governor's order, not to engage in any form of protest today in the state.

Port Harcourt in total darkness, as angry youths shut Afam Power station

The acting Manager, Corporate Communications, Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, Mrs Chioma Aninwe, has said angry youths have shut down a power station.

Customs seizes $890K from 2 Lebanese, hand them over to EFCC

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.

Petrol price: Port Harcourt petrol stations reluctant to sell at N125

Majority of Petroleum products dealers in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital, have not adjusted the prices.

Rivers gov’t approves sale of stock exchange building

The Rivers State Executive Council on Sunday evening approved the public sale of the abandoned 17- Storey Stock Exchange Building near Federal Road Safety Corps office on Aba Road, Port Harcourt.

EFCC releases list of 7 arrested Bitcoin scammers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office, has arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters.

Soldier’s wife beats stepdaughter to death over plantain

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.

Monarch leads protest over ruins in Rivers community

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.

Wike meets traders, residents over proposed bridges

Rivers governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on traders and residents to cooperate with the Rivers State Government to deliver the Rebisi, Rumuogba and Okoro-Nu-Odo flyover bridges on schedule.

Rape of male children rises in Port Harcourt

Alarm has been raised about consistent increase in the number of male minors raped by adult sexual perverts in Rivers State.

More than 1,200 women raped in Port Harcourt

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.

We lack toilet facilities, Port Harcourt Jetties, shop owners cry out

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.

Revealed: Port Harcourt named after a rapist

Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State derived its name from a British rapist and paedophile, Lord Lewis Vernon Harcourt.

CCTV captures alleged killer of yet to be identified lady

The viral video of a man who allegedly killed a lady in a hotel room in Port Harcourt is currently under investigation by the River State Police command.

Video: Women protest in Port Harcourt over serial killings in hotels

Hundreds of women in Rivers State on Wednesday morning took to the streets to protest the serial killings of young women, in hotels, in the capital Port Harcourt.

EFCC smashes N2b Ponzi scheme in Port Harcourt, owner on the run

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.

Another Corpse of suspected sex worker dumped on Port Harcourt Road

A decomposing body of a woman suspected to be sex worker has been found lying at Aggrey road in the old Port-Harcourt township area in the Rivers State.

7 oil thieves jailed, vessel seized

Justice A. T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has sentenced seven oil thieves to various jail terms for illegal oil bunkering.

Photo News: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Visits Port Harcourt

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday paid an official visit to Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. On hand to receive the...

Varsity professsor murdered in his Port Harcourt residence

A Professor at the Rivers State University (RSU), formerly Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), Port Harcourt, Prof. Emmanuel Amadi, has been...

Voters’ apathy in Port Harcourt

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Elections have started in Rumuagholu in Obio-Akpor local government areas. At Abonnema in Akuku-Toru as at 9am some people have started voting....

NNPC to establish 2 additional refineries in Warri, Port Harcourt

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.

Real Madrid football Academy to take off Monday in Port Harcourt – Gov Wike

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Tuesday said the foundation-laying ceremony for the proposed Real Madrid Football Academy would take place on Monday in Port Harcourt.

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