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Two Jailed For Defiling Minor In Rivers

Two Jailed For Defiling Minor In Rivers

A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced two suspects, Lucky Christopher and Friday Lenu, to 12 years in prison for defiling a 10-year-old girl in Eleme Local Government Area…

16 BDC Operators Docked In P’Harcourt For Unlawful Activities

16 BDC Operators Docked In P’Harcourt For Unlawful Activities

A Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt Rivers State has remanded 16 Bureau De Change (BDC) operators in the Correctional Centre for illegal banking activities. Magistrate Alatuwo Fubara’s ruling on Wednesday comes after the police filed…

Court Dismisses Terrorism Charges Against Fubara

Court Dismisses Terrorism Charges Against Fubara

Fubara Ohaka, the Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Rivers State has been discharged and acquitted by a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt of allegations filed by the Federal Government. Ohaka, the…

Murdered DPO: Court Grants Bail To Seven Suspects In Rivers

Murdered DPO: Court Grants Bail To Seven Suspects In Rivers

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has granted bail to seven more people facing five counts of conspiracy, cultism, and murder of Bako Angbashim, the late Ahoada Divisional Police officer. The State…

Rivers: Two Dead, Properties Destroyed In Bonny Jetty Fire

Rivers: Two Dead, Properties Destroyed In Bonny Jetty Fire

Two persons have been confirmed dead and several others missing following a fire outbreak on Monday evening at the Bonny/Nembe Jetty in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Buildings, speedboats, and other goods were said to be…

Man Docked For Defiling, Impregnating Minor In Rivers

Man Docked For Defiling, Impregnating Minor In Rivers

A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced Anayor Ugo, to seven years in prison without the option of a fine for defiling and impregnating a 12-year-old girl. Ugo, a…

3 Abducted Along Port Harcourt Airport Road Have Being Confirmed Released – Police

3 Abducted Along Port Harcourt Airport Road Have Being Confirmed Released – Police

The Rivers State Police Command, has confirmed the release of the three persons abducted along the Obiri-Ikwerre-Port Harcourt Airport Road by suspected armed herdsmen. The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Grace Iringe-Koko, in the statement,…

Tension As Suspected Robbers Invade Rivers Varsity

Tension As Suspected Robbers Invade Rivers Varsity

Anxiety is currently building up at Rivers State University, Port Harcourt following a break-in by criminals who are presumed to be armed robbers. New Telegraph reports that the attackers entered female dormitories in the early…

Rivers Police Apprehend 12 ‘Yahoo Boys’ For Allegedly Burying Newborn Baby Alive

Rivers Police Apprehend 12 ‘Yahoo Boys’ For Allegedly Burying Newborn Baby Alive

No fewer than 12 suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ have been apprehended by the operatives of Rivers State Police Command for allegedly burying an infant alive. The police command in the company of the Port Harcourt Local…

Fubara Nullifies Wike’s Varsity Recruitment, Sacks 1700 Staffs

Fubara Nullifies Wike’s Varsity Recruitment, Sacks 1700 Staffs

The recent recruitment conducted by the former State Governor, Nyesom Wike into Rivers state-owned Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUE), Port Harcourt nullified by the incumbent Governor, Siminialayi Fubara has sparked controversy New Telegraph reports…