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Rivers State Cultists Storm A Funeral, Behead Vigilante Leader

Some gunmen presumed to be cultists have invaded the community of Ogbakiri, in the Emuoha Local Government Area of Rivers State and killed the leader of disbanded local security identified as Wordi Ikechi. A source explained that the suspected cultists invaded the funeral and shot continuously. A funeral guest identified simply as Princewill was shot dead during the invasion by the hoodlums.

  9 months ago ago
Rivers State Cultists Storm A Funeral, Behead Vigilante Leader

SOCIETY

Tears As Rivers State Police Command Deputy Spokesman, Christian Udogu Slumps And Dies

Tears As Rivers State Police Command Deputy Spokesman, Christian Udogu Slumps And Dies The Rivers State Police Command has verified the unexpected death of Deputy Superintendent of Police and the State Deputy Spokesman, Christian Udogu. Naija News reported that Christian Udogu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police collapsed and died at his residence on Wednesday.

  9 months ago ago
Tears As Rivers State Police Command Deputy Spokesman, Christian Udogu Slumps And Dies

SOCIETY

Notorious Cult Leader 'Big Daddy' Ezekwu Shot Dead

A nefarious cult gang leader, Goodluck Ezekwu, popularly known as ‘Big Daddy’ petrifying Ibaa Community in Emohua Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers State, has been shot dead. Mr. Nnamdi Omoni, Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) revealed in a statement released that the criminal was first arrested in Imo State and was taken into police custody.

  8 months ago ago
Notorious Cult Leader 'Big Daddy' Ezekwu Shot Dead

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"The Rate of crime has reduced since the introduction of Curfew in Rivers State"- Nnamdi Omoni.

Rivers State police command is now counting its gains from the curfew imposed by Governor Nyesom Wike in the state. The police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni while speaking on a live radio program in Port Harcourt over the weekend, said that the curfew had reduced the rate at which Police Officers were attacked and murdered by Gunmen and has also reduced the crime rate in the state.

  11 months ago ago

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SAD: Many Feared Killed As Helicopter Reportedly Shoots Passengers’ Boat In Rivers State

A local passenger boat traveling from Port Harcourt to Bonny in Rivers State was purportedly shot at by an unidentified chopper. This image is used as an illustration towards the Article. Many passengers are said to have died as a result of the disaster. According to sources, the boat that left Bonny via Treasure Island was carrying a large number of passengers as well as food.

  8 months ago ago
SAD: Many Feared Killed As Helicopter Reportedly Shoots Passengers’ Boat In Rivers State

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 2 Injured As Explosion Hits Market In Rivers, Gov. Ayade Sacks Four Commissioners

2 Injured As Explosion Hits Market In Rivers According to the Cable, at least two persons were injured in an explosion that occurred at Mile 3 market in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. It was gathered that the incident happened on Monday morning but it is not clear as to what caused the explosion.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 2 Injured As Explosion Hits Market In Rivers, Gov. Ayade Sacks Four Commissioners

SOCIETY

Police Kill Suspected Gang Leader After Leading Detectives To Member's Hideout

Following a gun battle between the police and a notorious cult gang leader, Goodluck Ezekwu, has been killed, according to the Rivers State Police Command. In a statement given to media in Port Harcourt late Friday, the state police spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni, said that Mr Ezekwu, also known as "Big Daddy," has been terrorizing the Ibaa community in Emohua Local Government Area, whose group killed his rival's son, Amobi Oguzo, on August 25.

  8 months ago ago
Police Kill Suspected Gang Leader After Leading Detectives To Member's Hideout

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IPOB's Sit-At-Home Order: Only the executive president & governors can issue such order - Rivers CP

Rivers State Police Commissioner, Friday Eboka, has advised residents to ignore the sit-at-home order declared by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, describing it as unlawful. It would be recalled that members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) had earlier directed residents in the Southeastern part of the country to sit at home from May 29 – 31, to remember Biafra’s fallen heroes.

  11 months ago ago
IPOB's Sit-At-Home Order: Only the executive president & governors can issue such order - Rivers CP

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Panic In Mile 3 Area Of Port Harcourt After An Explosion

Traders and residents at the popular mile 3 park of Diobu axis in Port Harcourt have been thrown into panic after an explosion was reported in the area. According to an eyewitness who told newsmen, he said the incident which caused a major injury on the leg of one of the traders and minor injury on few others occurred at the early hours of Monday morning.

  11 months ago ago
Panic In Mile 3 Area Of Port Harcourt After An Explosion

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Notorious Rivers cult leader 'Big Daddy' Ezekwu shot dead.

Goodluck Ezekwu, a notorious cult gang leader known as "Big Daddy" who terrorized the Ibaa Community in Rivers State's Emohua Local Government Area, was shot and killed. The suspect was first apprehended and taken into custody in Imo State, according to Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer Mr Nnamdi Omoni.

  8 months ago ago
Notorious Rivers cult leader 'Big Daddy' Ezekwu shot dead.

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An Explosion At A Popular Market In Port Harcourt Has Been Confirmed By The Police

An explosion at the famed Mile 3 Market in Port Harcourt in the early hours of Monday has been confirmed by the Rivers Police Command. The attack on the market resulted in no casualties, according to SP Nnamdi Omoni, the Police Public Relations Officer in Rivers. He said that the state's Commissioner of Police, CP Eboka Friday, had instructed the EOD section of the command to sweep the market.

  11 months ago ago
An Explosion At A Popular Market In Port Harcourt Has Been Confirmed By The Police

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Unidentified Helicopter Shoots Passenger Boat In Rivers

At least one person is reported to be in a critical condition after an unidentified helicopter shot at a passenger boat along the Port Harcourt – Bonny waterway in Rivers State on Thursday night. Many were injured, but one person is reported to be in a critical situation after sustaining an injury which is believed to have affected his spinal cord.

  8 months ago ago
Unidentified Helicopter Shoots Passenger Boat In Rivers

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Viral Video Showing Solidarity Rally For Nnamdi Kanu In Port Harcourt Is False, Police Say

Photo used for illustrative proposes The Rivers State Police Command has come out to say that a viral video showing a solidarity rally for Nnamdi Kanu in Port Harcourt is misleading and should be ignored. The viral video had shown a protest march purportedly held in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, June 30.

  10 months ago ago
Viral Video Showing Solidarity Rally For Nnamdi Kanu In Port Harcourt Is False, Police Say

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Father, son assassinated in Rivers community

Suspected cultists have allegedly murdered a member of disbanded OSPAC, a local vigilante group, Amobi Oguzo and his son, Prince, in Ibaa community of Emohua Local Government Area(EMOLGA) of Rivers State. It was learnt that the killings occurred at different times and locations in the community.

  8 months ago ago
Father, son assassinated in Rivers community

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Notorious Rivers cult leader 'Big Daddy' Ezekwu shot dead

According to vanguard, Rivers State Police Command said it has gunned down a notorious cult gang leader terrorising Ibaa community in Emohua Local Government Area of the state, called Goodluck Ezekwu (popularly known as Big Daddy).The Command in a statement on Monday by its Public Relations Officer,(PPRO), Nnamdi Omoni, a Superintendent of Police (SP), disclosed this yesterday, said Big Daddy who was “arrested in Imo State and taken to custody”.

  8 months ago ago
Notorious Rivers cult leader 'Big Daddy' Ezekwu shot dead

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JUNE 12: We Will Treat Anybody Who Tries To Cause Trouble With The Treatment They Deserve — Police In Rivers

Rivers State Police Command has announced that they will not tolerate any disruption of the peace in the state on Saturday, June 12. The Police Command made the announcement via a statement that was released to newsmen by the spokesman of the command, Nnamdi Omoni, on Friday.

  11 months ago ago
JUNE 12: We Will Treat Anybody Who Tries To Cause Trouble With The Treatment They Deserve — Police In Rivers

SOCIETY

A Boat Traveling From Port Harcourt To Bonny Was Reportedly Shot By An Unidentified Helicopter.

Several persons have been confirmed dead as an unknown Helicopter reportedly shot at a local passenger boat traveling from Port Harcourt to Bonny in Rivers State. Many passengers are feared killed in the incident that happened in Port Harcourt. According to reports, the boat which departed Bonny through the Treasure Island area was conveying many passengers and foodstuffs.

  8 months ago ago
A Boat Traveling From Port Harcourt To Bonny Was Reportedly Shot By An Unidentified Helicopter.

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Rivers Motor park is rocked by an explosion, with several injuries reported.

At least six people were injured while people who work in or frequent the Port Harcourt Mile 3 Park as well as drivers and tourists scrambled for safety after a substance suspected to be dynamite exploded in the area on Monday. Residents of the area reported hearing a loud sound around 6:20 a.m., when merchants were unloading their goods and the store owners were getting ready to open for business.

  11 months ago ago
Rivers Motor park is rocked by an explosion, with several injuries reported.

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Today's Headlines: Explosion Hits Popular Market In Rivers, Gunmen Abduct Lecturer In Taraba

Explosion Hits Popular Market In Rivers Photo Credit: The Cable At least two persons were injured in an explosion that occurred on Monday morning at Mile 3 market, Port Harcourt, Rivers state. It is not immediately clear what caused the explosion. Nnamdi Omoni, police spokesperson in Rivers state, confirmed the incident to TheCable.

  11 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Explosion Hits Popular Market In Rivers, Gunmen Abduct Lecturer In Taraba

SOCIETY

5 Night-clubbers Die In Accident Days After Curfew Was Lifted

Five people died in a fatal accident that happened at midnight of on Friday breaking into Saturday along the NTA Mgbuoba Road in Port Harcourt. The accident occurred around 1am, just days after Rivers State government lifted the night time curfew. Police confirmed the incident on Saturday.

  10 months ago ago
5 Night-clubbers Die In Accident Days After Curfew Was Lifted