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    Emmanuel, Agugbom Retain Dala Hard Court Titles

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    Defending champions, Sylvester Emmanuel and Christy Agugbom, at the weekend, successfully defended their men’s and women’s singles titles at the 30th Dala Hard Court Tennis Championship in Kano. Emmanuel got the better of US-bound Moses Michael 7-6, 6-4 while Agugbom survived the threat of Blessing Samuel winning their nail-biting encounter 6-2, 6-7, 7-6. A repeat…

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    Appeal Court Reserves Judgment On PDP Convention 

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    The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has reserved judgement on the appeal filed by factional national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, against the judgement of Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt. Sheriff had gone to the Appeal Court to challenge the judgement of…

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    Gunmen Kill 4 Security Operatives In Rivers

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    Gunmen on Monday killed four operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in the Ndoni clan of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of Rivers State. LEADERSHIP gathered that the security operatives were on duty at a gas facility belonging to the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) in the area when gunmen dressed in…

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    PDP Committed To Violence-free Rerun – Wike

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    Rivers state governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  remains committed to a violent-free legislative rerun election in the state come December 10, 2016. He also has declared that the state is too big for anybody to impose representatives on the people, stressing that the people must be allowed…

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  • Police Arrest 49 Suspected Robbers, Others In Rivers

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    The Rivers State Police Command has said it arrested no fewer than 49 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cultists and prosecuted a total of 25 kidnappers in the state in the last one month. A breakdown of the number indicated that a total of 10 suspected kidnappers were arrested within the period while no fewer…

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  • Wike To Judges: Don’t Be Intimidated

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    Rivers State governor, Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has advised judges in the country to be courageous in the discharge of their constitutional responsibility to the people. Wike, who gave the advice on Monday at Government House, Port Harcourt, while swearing-in Justice Constance Douye Green and Justice Chinwendu Nworgu as justices of the Rivers State Judiciary ,…

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  • Rivers Rerun: Enemies Of Rivers Will Be Disappointed – Wike

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    Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that enemies of the state will be disappointed after the legislative rerun elections on December 10, 2016, despite their negative plots against the state. Wike, who made the declaration on Sunday while speaking at the 2016 Super Sunday Service of the Christ Apostolic Church, Emohua in Emohua local government area of…

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    Wike Alleges Plot To Arrest Rivers Chief Judge

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    Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has alleged plot by security agencies to arrest the Chief Judge of the Judge, Justice Adama Iyayi-Lamikanra. He called on the Nigeria Police and Department of State Security (DSS) to investigate the allegation and unravel the individuals behind the recent moves to arrest the State Chief Judge. Wike,…

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  • Rivers Re-run And Controversy Over Fake Result Sheets

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    ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, writes on the threat posed to the much anticipated December 10 re-run elections in Rivers State by allegations of the production of fake result sheets. On Saturday, November 5, 2016, a statement from Government House, Port Harcourt, declared that the police arrested agents of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that specialises in the…

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