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Armed Men Hijack Dead Body, Demand N1m Ransom

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Unidentified gunmen on Friday hijacked a corpse at Ahoada in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State and demanded a ransom of N1m before it releasing it, Daily Trust reports. Eye witness account had it that the corpse, which was being conveyed home for burial by church members, was hijacked

Thugs, Army killed over 35 in Rivers State -Wike’s aide


PORT HARCOURT—Special Adviser to the Governor of Rivers State on Infrastructure, Otonye Briggs, has said over 35 lives were lost to the Presidential election day killings involving the Nigerian Army and thugs in Abonnema, Akuku Toru Local Government Area of the state. Briggs was apprehended by soldiers about 7a.m., from his

Rivers AAC deputy Gov. candidate defects to PDP

The deputy governorship candidate of the African Action Congress in Rivers State, Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has withdrawn from the governorship race in the state. Yeeh, who is the running mate to the AAC governorship candidate, Biokpomabo Awara, announced his withdrawal and immediate defection to the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday in