• Suspected kidnappers kill three mobile policemen in Rivers

    Suspected kidnappers kill three mobile policemen in Rivers

    Gunmen on Wednesday night killed three mobile policemen in Choba community, Obio/Akpor Local government Area of Rivers State.

    The gunmen that struck at the community kidnapped two brothers, who were suspected to be the target of the attack.

    It was gathered that the hoodlums had attacked a newly established boutique in the area operating opposite the Choba campus of University of Port Harcourt

    A source, who simply identified herself as Kate, noted that the gunmen, on arrival at the boutique, shot one of […]

  • Youths shut down Agip facility in Rivers

    Youths shut down Agip facility in Rivers

    Angry youths on Wednesday shut down the OB-OB gas plant belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company in Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.

    The angry youths said they decided to shut down the facility when NAOC refused to meet and interface with them on issues affecting them, including employment and the need to implement the content of an existing Memorandum of Understanding.

    The youths, who chanted war songs while they formed a blockade around the main […]

  • 20 Policemen arrested for taking bribe in Rivers – CP

    20 Policemen arrested for taking bribe in Rivers – CP

    Newly deployed commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Mr. Francis Mobalaji Odesanya, has said no fewer than 20 policemen have been arrested in the state for taking bribe.

    This is as he identified unending political crisis and the reign of unresolved violent crimes, as the main two pillars, threatening the peace and tranquility of the state.

    Odesanya, who spoke yesterday while addressing newsmen at the Police Officers’ Mess, Port Harcourt, said the policemen were arrested within the short period he has been […]