Monday, May 17, 2021

Port Harcourt

May 11, 2021

Bayelsa, Rivers communities drenched in crude from Shell’s leaky pipelines

A spokesman for Shell declined comments on the integrity of the frequently breached 14-inch Okordia-Rumekpe pipeline.

Shell and Oil
May 8, 2021

Rivers: Police fume as UGM kill seven officers, cart away arms, ammunition

The police confirmed three separate attacks on personnel across the oil-rich state overnight.

A composite of Usman Baba Alkali and gunmen used to illustrate the story
May 8, 2021

UGM kill four police officers in fresh attack in Rivers

Unidentified gunmen continue to target security bases for attack in what appears like a coordinated onslaught.

May 7, 2021

South-South has high prevalence of HIV/AIDS: NACA

The development necessitated setting up of advocacy platforms as a strategy in the fight against the disease, an official said.

Tuberculosis patient
May 6, 2021

Wike awards ninth flyover to Julius Berger, total cost now N73 billion

All the flyovers contracts have always been awarded to Julius Berger, The Gazette learnt.

Nyesom Wike
May 2, 2021

Iniobong Umoren: Job-seeking Nigerian lady found dead

The police announced that they had arrested two suspects believed to have played a role in the disappearance of Ms Umoren in Akwa Ibom.

Iniobong Umoren
April 29, 2021

Wike locks down Rivers with another dusk-to-dawn curfew

The governor fears that “there are possibilities of further deadly attacks on hard and soft targets across the state.”

Nyesom Wike (Credit: Twitter)
April 27, 2021

Killings: Wike imposes curfew on Rivers

Mr Wike said the curfew is necessary following spate of killings of security personnel and other security breaches by unknown gunmen.

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike
April 26, 2021

Customs confirm killing of three officers in Rivers

The customs linked the attack to frustrated armed smugglers, adding that it would investigate the circumstances that led to the attack and its motive.

April 25, 2021

Gunmen attack police checkpoints in Rivers, four persons feared killed

Mr Wike urged security forces to fish out the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike