Latest News, Events and Happenings in Rivers News.en-usHigh Chief O. B. Lulu-Briggs: A legacy that refined culture Oraye St. FranklynIt does appear that the call to a cessation of public hostilities in matters relating to the internment of High Chief O. B. Lulu-Briggs is holding, albeit with frigid fragility. This is happening, not without some dramatic chang <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Floods killed 18, displaced 41,959 in Niger – NSEMA Niger State Emergency Management Agency said on Wednesday that at least 18 persons died and 41, 959 persons displaced during the flood disaster in the state.Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani BelloThe Director-General of NSEMA, Alhaji <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Three killed in Akwa Ibom auto crash Onuegbu &#8211; UyoTragedy struck early Wednesday morning in Akwa Ibom when a truck crashed and killed three people includin two women. Three other people were also seriously wounded in the accident.It was gathered that the tragic incident <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Truck crushes three in Akwa Ibom Harris Emanuel &#8211; UyoA heavy-duty truck, marked Rivers BNY 137 XA on Wednesday killed three persons at the ever-busy Urua Ekpa junction along Itu Highway during the early morning rush hours. The victims included two boys and a young lady, w <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 World Poverty Eradication day: How Globacom stole the show with My own don beta promo Prince Osuagwu,Hi-Tech Editor.Early in September, telecom company Globacom dropped a hint it was going to unveil a customer related promotion which will turn many Nigerians into entrepreneurs. It added that the promotion was in line with its com <br>VanguardBestNairaWed, 23 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Nigeria Security Tracker 2019: October 1 to October 15 Rasheed SobowaleHere are some cases of crime incidents reported by Vanguard since the beginning till 15th of the month of October in 2019. This is part of Vanguard&#8217;s Nigeria Security Tracker series summarising activities of Gunmen, Kidnappe <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Why EFCC visited Diezani, Ogiri forfeited properties in Port Harcourt Egufe Yafugborhi &#8211; Port HarcourtThe Port Harcourt, Rivers state palatial home forfeited to Federal Government by former Niger Delta Development Commission Director of Finance and Administration, Henry Ogiri, justifies President <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Suspected Port Harcourt serial killer says he was possessed by evil spirits*Pleads court for forgiveness*Accuses police of withholding his money, pieces of jewellery*State takes over prosecutionBy Davies Iheamnachor &#8211; Port HarcourtThe suspected serial killer arrested by operatives of Rivers State Police Command in <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Fidelity Youth Empowerment Academy (YEA 6) Commences On October 21 one refers to the youth, a common slogan used is that youth are tomorrow&rsquo;s leaders. But, why not today? Taking up the reins of power at the depth of the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt, America&rsquo;s 32nd President never l <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari, Magoro and the reunion of class of ‘84/85 Eric TeniolaOn Wednesday October 9, President Muhammmadu Buhari summoned all the Ministers that served under him when he was the military Head of State between January 1984 and August 1985. He summoned them to the State House in Abuja in what is <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 FG uses recovered stolen funds to uplift poor Nigerians- Presidency Presidency says the Federal Government is judiciously using the recovered &lsquo;Abacha loot&rsquo; and World Bank credit to address the plight of poor and vulnerable Nigerians.File: Ikoyi cash seized by EFCCMrs Maryam Uwais, the Special Advise <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Diaspora MOSOP flays acquisition of OML 11 by Rivers govt Gabriel OlawaleThe United States of America, USA, Eleme chapter of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, has kicked against the reported acquisition of 45 percent stake of Royal Dutch Shell Petroleum Company&#8217;s OML 11 by the <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 We’ve disbursed $76.5m recovered Abacha loot to transform lives of Nigerians — FG Gabriel Ewepu &ndash; AbujaThe Federal Government Monday, disclosed disbursing $76,538,530 million recovered Abacha loot to transform lives of poor Nigerians under the National Social Investment Programme, N-SIP, as more beneficiaries emerge from <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 CSO asks Buhari to sack Sylva over $62bn debt statement Dirisu YakubuA Civil Society Organisation , the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva of his duties over <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Wike releases N200m to children of lecturer killed during 2019 Rivers guber election Egufe YafugborhiGOVERNOR Nyesom Wike has released N200Million to the family of a polytechnic lecturer, Dr Ferry Gberegbe who was shot dead by suspected security operatives during the 2019 governorship election in Rivers state.WikeGberegbe, lec <br>VanguardBestNairaMon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100