Governor Wike Warns Secessionists To Stay Away From Rivers State

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has warned those agitating for separation to take their agitation to other places saying the state government would not allow such activities in the state. Governor Wike gave the warning when the traditional rulers, political and opinion leaders of Ekpeye nationality paid a solidarity visit to him at […]

APC Is To Blame For Nigeria’s Bad Situation —— Wike

Rivers state governor, Mr Nyesom Wike has said the baffling state of insecurity and the killings of citizens by outlaws is a clear manifestation of bad APC leadership. Gistongist gathered that he said it is now obvious to those who threw caution to the wind to foist such bad leadership on the people, that Nigeria […]

5 Soldiers Killed Following Fresh Attack In Rivers

A fresh attack has been carried out by unidentified gunmen on a security formation in Rivers State and five soldiers have been reported killed. The gunmen on Monday morning attacked the camp at Abua, in Abua/Odual Local Government Area, killing the officers. Although the six Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt is yet […]

Cult Clash: 16 Feared Dead In Rivers

Sixteen persons were feared dead in two cult related clashes in Andoni and Port Harcourt City Local government Areas (LGA) of Rivers on Wednesday and Thursday respectively. The incident in Diobu axis of PHLGA by suspected members of Iceland and Degbam gangsters reportedly led to death of four persons, including a leader of one of […]

Lagos Rank First In Internally Generated Revenue

From 2019 to 2020, Lagos State generated over N398.7 billion in Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from investment inflows, placing it first among the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). With N6.5 billion in IGR inflows, Taraba State came in last. The information is contained in the Nigeria Investment Promotion Council’s (NIPC) latest paper, […]

CCTV Footage Shows Woman Stealing Phone (Video)

A woman who appeared nice stole a phone from a shop in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, according to CCTV footage. The defendant seemed to be friendly with the salesperson in a viral video posted online, who failed to note that the lady had stolen the phone. The lady was caught on camera conversing with another […]

Teachers Protest In Rivers State Over 5 Years Unpaid Salary

Teachers in primary and secondary schools in state-owned tertiary institutions protested in Rivers State on Wednesday over the non-payment of their salaries for the past five years. The protesting teachers, who numbered in the hundreds and carried placards and banners, claimed that they had lost ten of their colleagues as a result of the hardships […]

Nigerian Man Catches And Eats Fish Worth Over 1 billion

A local Nigerian fisherman is making the rounds on social media after allegedly eating a Blue Marlin fish worth $.26 million (N1.2 billion) moments after it was caught. The fish was caught at the OYOROKOTOR Fishing Settlement in ANDONI LGA, West Africa’s largest fishing port. The unidentified fisherman caught the Blue Marlin in Rivers State‘s […]

One Killed By Unknown Gunmen In Port Harcourt

One individual was killed in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, after gunmen invaded the village of Tere-Ama. The explanation for the attack may be related to their daily extortion of business owners in the city. Rivers State Police Command spokesman Nnamdi Omoni, who confirmed the incident, said Police Commissioner Joseph Mukan had directed the incident to […]

Covid-19: See Why Another Lockdown Might Happen In Rivers State Soon

Following the second wave of Covid-19 as experienced in the nation, the residents of Rivers State will be the first to experience a major lockdown.   How did Gistongist know this?   The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has threatened to lock everywhere down without recourse to anybody.   According to reports, the Governor […]