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Elfredah Kevin-Alerechi is a multimedia Journalist, who covers and report human interest stories. She exposes corrupt practices in both public and private sectors.She is a Fact-Checking Fellow of Dubawa, Nigeria, a Civic Hive Atupa Financial Fellow, Accountaprenuer of Accountability Lab Nigeria, and a 2019 Fellow of the Female Reporters Leadership Programme of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism
April 18, 2022

SPECIAL: How Bayelsa oil-producing communities defy public health hazards, preserve dead bodies indoors

Scientific studies have warned that undue exposure to preservatives formalin could be responsible for various types of cancer in both humans and animals.

A view of the Swali market alongside the river Nun, in Yenagoa, the capital of Nigeria's oil state of Bayelsa November 27, 2012. Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters
January 26, 2022

Rivers state aircraft hidden by Amaechi since 2012 found in Germany: Wike

Legacy 600 jet purchased by Mr Odili’s administration was hidden in Germany after Mr Amaechi assumed power, the statement further explained.

Rotimi Amaechi and Nyesom Wike
January 16, 2022

Rivers police to investigate DPO over illegal crude oil refining activities

The commissioner said investigation will be made public, and the officer “punished appropriately if the allegations are confirmed.”

January 6, 2022

Hoodlums break into police cell in Okrika, free detainees

The police confirmed the attack but could not immediately provide details on the details of the who were freed.

Commissioner of Police, CP Eboka Friday
January 1, 2022

Soot: Wike orders LG chairman to shutdown illegal crude refining sites

In his New Year live broadcast on Saturday, Mr Wike accused federal security agencies of involvement in the illegal refining of crude.

January 1, 2022

HEDA criticises SSS siege of CISLAC’s office, says CSOs not intimidated

The group said corrupt individuals were using compromised law enforcement agencies to harass CSOs.

Auwal Rafsanjani/Yusuf Bichi
December 31, 2021

Nigeria, Somalia, Congo DR top countries with cases of child abduction, sexual violation in 2021: UNICEF

Somalia, Congo, Chad, and Nigeria were among the top countries with the highest abduction of children in 2021, according to the UNICEF statement.

Henrietta Fore/Child Abuse photo
December 30, 2021

Armed groups steal WFP food supplies

About 14.3 million people in Sudan need humanitarian assistance, of which 25 per cent require food security and livelihood support.

December 30, 2021

WHO donates materials to curb Adamawa cholera outbreak

Nigeria has recorded hundreds of cholera cases since the beginning of 2021, with Adamawa recording 1,783, with 54 deaths as of December 23, 2021.

Cholera patients
December 23, 2021

SPECIAL: Nigerian police, army profit from Port Harcourt soot crisis, endangering lives of millions

As 2021 drags to a close, the pervasive black soot will inevitably mean a black Christmas for not a few hapless Rivers residents…