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· Declares Gift Okpara Ogbolowu (2Baba) wanted By Our Reporter Gov Sim Fubara of Rivers State has charged security agencies in the state to smoke out the killers of late SP Bako Angbashim. Angbasim was the Ahoada Divisional Police Officer (DPO) who was brutality murdered by some criminals at Ahoada on Friday, September 8, 2023. He specifically tasked the security agencies to get the prime suspect (Gift Okpara Okpolowu) at all cost as a clear statement that the state is not a safe haven for criminals. Briefing the Press shortly after an Emergency Security Council Meeting in Government House, Port Harcourt on…

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By Wisdom Chukwu-Ohaegbule The Rivers State Government has put aside N100m as reward to any person who brings information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of the gallant police fighter, SP Bako Anghashim. The governor spoke on Saturday, September 9, 2023, saying Bako was killed on Friday, September 8, 2023. He said he was briefed on the security operations around the Odiemudie Community in the Ahoada East Local Government Area of the state and the gruesome murder of Angbashim, the Ahoada Divisional Police Officer, by a bunch of criminals, presently at large. He went on: “S.P Bako…

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·Police confirm death ·Gory details celebrated in video clips shared by killers ·Inter-cult gang war feared to reclaim lost territories in Ahoada zone By Ignatius Chukwu Fears are rife that gang wars may explode in Rivers State following the confirmation of the death of a dreaded and gallant police officer by the police command. The officer, Bako Agbashim, a Deputy Superintend of Police (DSP), was moved from Bori in Khana LGA (Ogoni zone) to Ahoada zone which had turned into a dreaded zone with surge of kidnapping and killings. He was captured when he went with his team into a…

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Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr Samuel Ogbuku, has pledged to work hard with the support of staff to meet the expectations of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Speaking during an interactive session with management and staff of NDDC at the Commission’s headquarters in Port Harcourt, Ogbuku thanked President Tinubu for reposing confidence in him by reappointing him as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of NDDC. He stated: “The President has high expectations of us, especially to change the narrative of the NDDC and the Niger Delta region. I assure him that we will not fail.…

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The Minister of Niger Delta Development, Engr. Abubakar Momoh, has commended the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for expanding the scope of the Okrika-Borokiri Road with three bridges connecting several communities to Port Harcourt. Speaking during a meeting with the Management and Staff of the NDDC at the headquarters of the Commission in Port Harcourt, Momoh noted that the NDDC should continue to deliver on viable projects. He applauded the Rivers State Government for showing interest in partnership with the Commission on the project. The Minister said: “I am delighted to be at NDDC today. This is my first official…

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By Our Reporter For many years, it appeared as if the media constituency that fought with militants in the days to bring about the Niger Development Commission (NDDC) had been forgotten in the interventionist Commission as CEOs came and left. The media were owed for long periods and their cries seemed to fall on deaf ears, except a few CEOs that tried to listen. Now, the media seems to become important in the scheme of things at the NDDC. Engagements have been held with different groups and more may happen in the coming days. Many say this depends on the…

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From: Idanye Oruigoni The Rivers State civil service ‘’Week’ for 2023 was rounded off with celebrations that began with a press conference by the Rivers State Head of Service, Dr. George Nwaeke, mni. The Head of Service, in company of other civil servants, had visits to the less privileged ones and the home of the elderly in Port Harcourt, before they had a Thanksgiving Service also in Port Harcourt. The Week’s celebration for 2023 got to its crescendo on Tuesday, 25th July, 2023, when civil servants and their loved ones gathered for a public lecture at the modern Alfred Diete-Spiff…

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By Our Reporter Different interest and strategic groups showed up in Abuja on September 6, 2023, at the verdict session of the Presidential Tribunal. From the Niger Delta, a major group was led by Asari Dokubo. What is significant is that he showed up with unique cars. Details: In a show of solidarity with President Bola Tinubu, ex-Niger Delta warlord, Asari Dokubo, appeared at the venue of the presidential election tribunal with a motley crowd of his boys as well as bulletproof cars allegedly donated to him by the President. The two vehicles, a Toyota Land Cruiser LC79 Double Cabin…

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…. supports members logistics with #37.7m By Victoria Nnakaike, Lokoja Governor of Kogi State, His Excellency Yahaya Bello, has approved 100 per cent increment in the allowance of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) deployed to Kogi State for their mandatory one-year service. The Governor approved the raise considering the current economic realities and the overall importance of the NYSC scheme to national and state development. He spoke during the closing ceremony of the 2023 Batch ‘B’ Stream 2 of the NYSC at the State’s Orientation Camp, Asanya, in Kabba Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State, on…

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By Victoria Nnakaike, Lokoja Kogi state is a state all Nigerians should make conscious and deliberate effort to protect in the collective present interest and the future interest. This submission is premised on eight (8) major reasons that is historical, unity, economy, agriculture, solid mineral, tourism, power and security. History: One of the major reason why the forthcoming guber election matters to Nigeria is the historical importance to the state , especially the state capital Lokoja to the emergence of the country called Nigeria. Nigeria derived it’s name from the confluence of river Niger and river Benenden in lokoja. Floral…

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