Illegal mortuary where bodies of kidnap victims are hidden uncovered in Rivers state

A mortuary where bodies of kidnap victims are reportedly kept has been uncovered inside Elele-Alimini General Hospital in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State. The hospital, where the ‘illegal’ mortuary is located is said to have been abandoned for

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Police investigates DPO who allegedly owns illegal refinery in Rivers state

The Rivers State Police Command says it has set up a panel to investigate a Divisional Police Officer (DPO) who is alleged to own an illegal refinery in Rivers State. In a statement released today January 16 by the Acting

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Rivers police rescue kidnapped job seeker lured from Delta to Port Harcourt, arrest 10 suspected kidnappers

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command have rescued two kidnapped victims including a job seeker and and arrested ten suspected kidnappers. Spokesperson of the command, SP Nnamdi Omoni, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday November 28, said

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Many feared dead as pipeline explodes in Rivers community

Many people have been feared dead following the explosion of a petrol pipeline at Rumuekpe community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State. The incident which occurred on Thursday October 21 has been blamed on oil bunkering activities, and

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Court of Appeal stops Rivers and Lagos from collecting VAT

A Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has stopped the governments of Rivers and Lagos from collecting Value Added Taxes (VAT), pending the determination of an appeal filed by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The appellate court which said

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Lagos applies to join Rivers state as co-respondent in FIRS’ appeal against a high court ruling for states to collect VAT

The Lagos State Government has applied to join Rivers state as co-respondent in the Federal Inland Revenue Services’ appeal against a high court ruling for states to collect Value Added Tax. Lagos state filed the application on Friday September 10,

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Rivers VAT is not for Abuja people and I don’t care if heaven falls – Governor Wike warns oil companies as he threatens to take over FIRS offices in Rivers state

Governor Nyesom Wike has threatened to take over offices of the Federal Inland Revenue Services in Rivers state over an alleged “bullying”. Wike who addressed Shell Petroleum Development Company and other representatives of oil companies and business owners in the

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I am not against anybody agitating but it shouldn’t be violent – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike has said that he is not against anyone agitating over any grieviance they have. The Rivers state Governor who said this during a visit by the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya, maintained that such

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Eight Boat Travelers Abducted in Rivers

Eight persons traveling via a passenger boat have been kidnapped along the Kula-Abonrma waterway in Rivers State. Confirming their abduction, the Rivers Chairman, Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) Jonah Jumbo said the victims were abducted this morning July 19,

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Governor Wike Lifts Night Curfew in Rivers State

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has lifted the night curfew imposed on the state. The Governor made the announcement during a state-wide broadcast on Tuesday, July 6, saying lifting of the curfew will take effect from Wednesday, July 7,

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