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16-year-old girl who accused her father of raping her in Port Harcourt makes u-turn at police station, says ‘she was influenced by evil sprit’

16-year-old girl who accused her father of raping her in Port Harcourt makes u-turn at police station, says

A 16-year-old girl who accused her father of raping her in Port Harcourt, River State has made a u-turn at the police station, claiming that she was influenced into making the ‘false’ accusation by an evil spirit.

According to human rights group, Centre for Basic Rights Protection And Accountability Campaign, the teenager reported her father to Chief Security Officer Of Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Mile 3 Diobu, Comrade Godstime Ihunwo on Tuesday, 22nd November that he has been raping her.

However, she made u-turn at the Human Rights Desk, Rivers State Police Headquarters, Moscow road when she told investigators and detectives that she was influenced by an evil spirit to accuse her father falsely.

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Pregnant woman, three children fear dead as Fire outbreaks hit Nembe waterside in Port Harcourt

Fire outbreak on Monday hit Bonny/Bille Jetties of Nembe Waterside, Creek Road, Port Harcourt City Local Government Area (LGA), Rivers state. Bodies of a pregnant woman and three children were reportedly recovered as scores were feared missing and several others who sustained severe burns rushed to the medical emergencies.

Some eyewitnesses alleged that the afternoon inferno was sparked from the lighter of a cigarette smoker who was offloading fuel from a boat that burst in flames as he ignited his lighter, engulfing six other houseboats within.

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Police arrest Oluchi Chinedu for pouring hot water on her 9-year-old housemaid in Port Harcourt

Woman arrested for allegedly pouring hot water on her 9-year-old housemaid in Port Harcourt

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested a woman Identified as Oluchi Chinedu Nkemjika, for pouring hot water on her 9-year-old housemaid.

It was gathered that the suspect was arrested at Paradise Avenue, off St. Michael Street, Iwofe in Port Harcourt following the intervention of neighbours.
Chairman of the Estate, Sam Chukwuejina in a chat with journalists described the incident as attempted murder.

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Gunmen kidnap young businesswoman in front of her house in Port Harcourt

Gunmen kidnap young businesswoman in front of her house in Port Harcourt

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted a businesswoman identified as Christiana Bernard, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

According to the Punch Bernard, an ex-beauty queen who owns a fashion store, was driving into her compound in the NTA area of Port Harcourt on Wednesday, November 10, when she was attacked by the gunmen.

It was gathered that the hoodlums smashed the car glass window after she refused to open the vehicle door to them. A source who spoke to Punch said the gunmen whisked the victim away in her wine Honda Crosstour vehicle.

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40 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Port Harcourt

40 suspected internet fraudsters arrested in Port Harcourt

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested 40 suspected internet fraudsters in an early morning sting operation in two locations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement on Wednesday said the suspects were arrested in the Ada George and Eagle Island areas of Port Harcourt, based on diligent surveillance and verified intelligence on their suspicious internet-related criminal activities.

The suspects are: Michael Lelu Deedum; People Asoliagha; Joseph Ajilo; Adeyemi Gbolahan; Testimony Nna; Nnemeka Chinedu; Ejiofor Raymond; Miracle Ezenandu; Ebele Uchenna; Iyke Obioha; Ikechukwu Nwali; Okoronkwo Emmanuel; Ulu Samuel Eugene Chukwudi; Japheth Tallick; Noel George; Stanley Tallick; Saro Power Maeba; Enyio Chibuike, Ogwashi Precious and Elijah Jeremiah.



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Two arrested as Rivers Govt shuts down electronic billboard showing obscene pornographic video in Port Harcourt

Two arrested as Rivers Govt shuts down electronic billboard showing obscene pornographic video in Port Harcourt

The Rivers State Signage and Advertisement Agency (RISAA) has shut down an electronic billboard which showed 60 seconds pornograhic video in the Garrison area of Port Harcourt on Thursday. 

Two staff of E-Motion Communications Nigeria Ltd, owners of the LED billboard, have also been arrested.

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South-South Governors meet in Port Harcourt

Governors from the South-South region of the country are meeting today October 4, in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital.



Governors of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa , Delta, Rivers, Cross River and Edo States are said to be attending the meeting and it is speculated that they may discuss issues bordering on open grazing, security and economic well being of South-South geo-political zone.

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Port Harcourt Man arrested for allegedly sexually abusing his neighbour’s little daughter

Port Harcourt Man arrested for allegedly sexually abusing his neighbour’s little daughter.

A middle-aged man has been arrested after being accused sexually abusing his neighbour’s little daughter at Ejekwu street in Wike Rumuepirikom area Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.

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Party Crisis: Saraki, David Mark, others asked Gov Wike to reconcile with Secondus

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held a 3 hours talk with Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike in Port Harcourt, over party Crisis.

The PDP leaders who were determine to restore peace and tranquillity to the party also told the governor to withdraw suits filed in Rivers state According to them, the party needs a united force and dedication of the members to be victorious in the next general election.

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