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Mercy Aigbe Opens Up On Romance With Rotimi Amaechi

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

There were rumours about popular Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe-Gentry having love affair with Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi. In a recent interview with Encomium Yoruba movie actress and the mother of two refuted all the gossips about her close relationships …

(GRAPHIC CONTENT) Man Kills Girlfriend, Dumps Her Body

Posted ago by Adediwura

A 28-year-old man, identified as Ahamehule Chukwu, has been arrested by the Rivers State Police Command for the alleged murder of his 21-year-old girlfriend. The body of the victim identified as Ifeayinwa Ani was discovered in front of the Eliozu …

PHOTOS: Amaechi, Aliyu, Lamido In Closed-Door Meeting With Jonathan: ‘Ceasefire’ Agreed

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  Governor Rotimi Amaechi, Godswill Akpabio and Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatai A group of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors which met with President Goodluck Jonathan at the Aso Rock villa tonight agreed to observe a “ceasefire” until final discussions on …

PDP Crisis:Jonathan,G-7 Governors Draw Battle Line

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All is set for a make or mar meeting today between President Goodluck Jonathan and the aggrieved G-7 governors and leaders of the Abubakar Kawu Baraje faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Baraje said today’s meeting will be the …

Pics: Police Prevent Gov. Amaechi From Entering Government House

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Another crisis is brewing in Rivers State. Early this evening, the convoy of the governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi was prevented from using one of the two entrances to the Government House in Port Harcourt by a team of …

You Can’t Win Without Us, New PDP Tells Jonathan

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The New Peoples Democratic Party, has told President Goodluck Jonathan that he cannot win the 2015 presidential election without them. The group said  the President must not be deceived that they have become inconsequential in the build up to the 2015 …

Gunmen kidnap Anglican Archbishop, Wife In Rivers state

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Most Rev Ignatius Ogboru Kattey, the Dean, ArchBishop and Bishop of Niger Delta North ARivers State has been experiencing a rising tide of insecurity since Police Commissioner, Mbu Joseph Mbu was posted to the state.nglican Communion of Nigeria, was last …

PDP Crisis:Jonathan Tells Elders To Shun Obasanjo

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Even before it got off the drawing board, former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s plan to lead the peace moves in Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has collapsed. The meeting of elders to resolve the party’s crises was slated for today in Abuja. It …

Man Arrested For Sodomizing 7-Year-Old Twin Boys

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The Nigerian police in Rivers State has arraigned 30-year-old Godface Ibma before a Port-Harcourt Magistrate Court as a suspect for defiling seven year old twin brothers. He was arrested by the police at a waterfront in Mile one Diobu area …

‘Amaechi Remains Suspended’

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The Peoples Democratic Party has said the Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, remains suspended from the party. The party also said it recognises Mr. Tony Nwoye as its governorship candidate for the November 16 governorship election in Anambra …

Governor Amaechi To Receive 2013 Quintessence Award

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The African Writers Endowment (AWE), a non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting writers whose works have African themes, has announced that Governor Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers state will receive the 2013 offering of its Quintessence Award. In a statement made …

Aluu 4: Dog Was Used To Torture Victims- Policeman

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Suspect in court yesterday A police officer, Mr. Raphael Ezechi, told a Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, at the resumed hearing in the killings of four University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, students in October 2012 in Omuokiri, …

US-Based Nigerian, Prof. Samuel Dagogo-Jack: Named Physician Of The Year

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U.S-based National Mogo-Jack, a Professor of Medicine and Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and Director, Clinical Research Centre at the University of Tennessee Health Science Centre, Memphis, U.S.A., was selected based on his work in pathology of pre-diabetes …

First Lady’s Mother Died in a Ghastly Motor Accident

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  The mother of the wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience, Mrs. Iwarioba, popularly called Sisi, died yesterday in a road crash. The accident occurred at Elele in Rivers State. She was on her way to neighbouring  Bayelsa State. The …

RIVERS CRISIS LATEST: How Four Northern Governors Were Stoned At P-Harcourt Airport

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  THE animosity between rival factions in the festering crisis ravaging Rivers State recurred again yesterday as four Northern states governors on a solidarity visit to their Rivers counterpart, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, were embarassed as their convoy was pelted with …

You are an embarrassment to the country – Patience Jonathan dares Soyinka

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Nigeria’s First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, yesterday fired back at Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, for castigating her over the ongoing crisis in the Rivers State House of Assembly. Mrs. Jonathan in a communiqué by her spokesman, Ayo Osinlu, expressed …

Wole Soyinka And Femi Falana Blasts Dame Jonathan Over Rivers State Crisis

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Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has condemned the Rivers State crisis and accused Jonathan’s wife, Patience, of becoming a tool of destabilisation with a mission to shut down the apparatus of the State. Soyinka, at a meeting with journalists in …

Rivers Crisis: House Of Reps Take Over Functions Of Rivers Assembly

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The House of Representatives, Wednesday, passed a motion to take over the legislative functions of the Rivers State House of Assembly following the crisis that took place on Tuesday, July 8. In approving the motion, the House said it was …

President Jonathan Tells Politicians in Rivers to Respect Constitution and Rule of Law

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President Goodluck Jonathan has noted with concern the recent untoward political developments in Rivers State and he calls on all those involved in regrettable acts of political violence to show greater respect for the constitution and the rule of law. …

See OJB Thank You Message To Governor Rotimi Amaechi For The $100, 000 Donation

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I’m sure by now you all have heard that Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi donated $100, 000 to music producer, OJB Jezreel, who is down with a kidney ailment. The money was transferred to OJB’s account on Friday July 5th. …