In a bid of seeking God’s intervention the Rivers State Government has declared a three-day fast ahead of December 10 rerun elections.
The state Commissioner for Information, Austin Tam-George, made this known in a statement in Port Harcourt on Monday.
According to the commissioner, the fasting will span between December 7 and 9.
Tam-George said that Governor Nyesom Wike pleaded with residents and churches in the state to actively participate in the spiritual exercise.
Tam-George said: “The fasting will involve churches and residents of […]
This is the moment a huge snake was butchered up for eating after it was killed.
The incident reportedly occurred in a Rivers State community.
According to an eyewitness who shared the photos, the snake was killed in a Primary School in Afam Oyigbo LGA of the state.
However, there were no pupils in the vicinity at the time thereby reducing the chance of resulting causalities from snake bite.
The snake reportedly coiled itself Inside a bucket and tried to flee when It was […]
A rather unusual ceremony has been held for virgins in Rivers State where the ladies come out half-n*ked to witness the event.
These are photos from a virgin ceremony called the Iria ceremony which held yesterday Saturday, December 3 in Ogu town, Rivers state.
Some of the virgins appeared in public covered from the waist up in just paint at the event.
According to reports, the Iria Ceremony is practiced in some parts of Nigeria, it is mostly predominant in the Delta tribe. […]
About 22 illegal refineries and oil wells have been destroyed by the Nigerian Navy in an operation in the Ogu Bolo area of Rivers State.
Reports gather that the navy, in a patrol team from FOB BONNY, destroyed 22 illegal refineries and 10 dug out wells in the area.
Some six Cotonou boats carrying away suspected stolen crude were also waylaid by the patrol team.
The Director of Information, NNS, Commodore Christian Ezekobe, said in a statement that oil theft in the Niger […]
Gunmen have shot and killed four personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Obeafor community in Omoku, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State.
There was confrontation between the NSCDC operatives and suspected criminals, which led to the death of the victims on Monday.
The personnel were guarding oil facilities of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in Obeafor when the bandits dressed in military fatigue ambushed them.
The state’s spokesperson of the corps, Mr. Michael Oguntuase, who confirmed […]
According to report, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has destroyed another set of illegal oil barges in Rivers.
Group Capt. Ayodele Famuyiwa, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, said the barges were filled with stolen oil.
According to Famuyiwa two of the latest barges filled with stolen oil were set ablaze by NAF Helicopters on armed patrol around Okoromabie in the South-East of Port Harcourt Refinery.
Famuyiwa explained that the third barge, […]
Troops of 2 Brigade Nigerian Army conducting field training exercise code named Operation Crocodile Smile, have destroyed 74 illegal refineries as well as several militants and kidnappers camps in various parts of Rivers and Bayelsa States using swan buggy and other specialised equipment.
Similarly, troops of 34 Field Artillery Brigade involved in field training exercise of Operation Crocodile Smile conducted raids on two major kidnappers’ camps belonging to “De-Well” and “De-Gbam” cultists groups in Umoubi and Umudike forests, both in Ohaji […]
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Wednesday suspended four commissioners, Head of Service and Special Adviser on Lands for three months.
Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media Simeon Nwakaudu, announced this in a statement in Port Harcourt.
The governor did not, however, state the reason for the suspension in the statement.
According to Nwakaudu, the affected commissioners are Dr John Bazia, Chieftaincy Affairs, Mrs Tonye Briggs-Oniyide; Culture and Tourism, Fred Kpakol; Finance and Mr Boma Iyaye; Sports.
He said the Head of […]
Port Harcourt-based rights Lawyer, Ken Atswuete has been assassinated, Adelove News can confirm.
The news of the murder of Astwuete has sent cold into the spines of those who know him for his ardent opposition to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers state led by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Ken, as he is fondly called was said to have been killed at his residence in Omuchiorlu in Aluu Community Ikwerre Local Government area of Rivers state.
Adelove News gathered that his body was […]
A group of unknown hoodlums have caused mayhem at the Corps members’ lodge in Bori, Khana Local Government Area, LGA, of Rivers state, leaving scores badly wounded.
The incident happened at about 4am on July 10. About 15 armed robbers invaded the lodge and attacked those who were present including – the President, Buako Community Development Service, CDS group, Duru Humphrey, one Aroh ifeanyi, Ebenezer Benson and Onyekachi Christian.
It was gathered that the robbers used machete to inflict injuries on the […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Office in Khana Local Government Area, Bori, Rivers State was gutted by fire in the early hours of today. The cause of the fire hasn’t been revealed yet but many suspect arson.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Office in Khana Local Government Area, Bori, Rivers State was gutted by fire in the early hours of today. The cause of the fire hasn’t been revealed yet but many suspect