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Osibanjo Visits Rivers On Thursday

Rivers State News - 2 days ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt Acting President, Professor YemiOsibanjo will be in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Thursday, July 27, 2017, to commission key projects executed by the Rivers State government. Governor EzebunwoNyesomWike announced this yesterday when Anglican Bishops in the Province of Niger Delta, paid him a courtesy visit at Government House,...

Rivers: APC, PDP And Wechie’s ‘Confession’

Rivers State News - 2 days ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT Recently, the embattled Executive Director of  Integrity Friends for Truth and Peace Initiatives, popularly known as Integrity Group, Livingstone Wechie, went on a national television where he “confessed” amongst other things that he scripted the report of the Justice George Omereji-led Panel of Inquiry, which indicted the Minister of Transportation,...

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Flood Ravages Rivers Communities

Rivers State News - 3 days ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt At least, one person was killed in Port Harcourt, yesterday, following flooding that ravaged parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital and other communities in the state, as a result of more then 24 hours downpour. This is as Governor Nyesom Wike has assured residents of Port Harcourt and...

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Why Apostle Chinyere of Omega Power Ministries Deserve Our Commendations

Rivers State News - 3 days ago.  By Nwokoma Messiah That Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chinyere of the Omega Power Ministries OPM a full-fledged church with headquarters in Port Harcourt the Rivers State capital has done so much to uplift the spiritual and physical lives of most of the residents of the city, state and the country in general is no news. The...

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Doctors As Endangered Specie In Rivers

Rivers State News - 5 days ago. ANAYO ONUKWUGHA writes that Rivers State has become inhospitable for medical doctors to carry out their practice as the army of kidnappers and assassins in the state turn a relentless attention on them. Ogbunabali is relatively one of the most peaceful communities in Rebisi Kingdom of Port Harcourt City local government area of Rivers State....

We Don’t Encourage Prostitution In Miss Polo Pageant – Alufoghai

Rivers State News - 5 days ago. …As Pageant Goes International BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA Convener of Miss Polo International Pageant, Mrs. Ibife Alufoghai, has said the organization does not encourage prostitution and will never allow it’s contestants to use their bodies to raise fund for the organization. Alufoghai, who disclosed this on Friday in Port Harcourt while briefing newsmen on the upgrading...

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NESREA, Rivers Govt Commend Notore On Standards, Control

Rivers State News - 7 days ago. by OLAJIDE FABAMISE, Lagos The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency, (NESREA), and the Rivers State ministry of environment have expressed satisfaction with the commitment of Notore Chemical Industries Plc in Onne, Rivers State to environmental standards and control. The company also unveiled its certification by the International Standards Organisation to be ISO 9001:2015...

Amaechi: CLO Expels Wechie

Rivers State News - 7 days ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) in Rivers State, has expelled it’s deputy director, Information, Livingstone Wechie for recanting his allegations against former Rivers State governor and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. This is as an anti-corruption group, the Integrity Friends for Truth and Peace Initiatives, popularly known...

Kano, Akwa Ibom, 3 Others Get N50bn From Second Paris Club Refund

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. BY MARK ITSIBOR, Abuja Details of cash distribution from the second tranche of Paris Club refund has shown that Kano, Bayelsa, Akwa-Ibom, Delta and Rivers States got the highest share of N10 billion each from the latest disbursement of the fund. The money is a combination of over-deductions from Paris Club, London Club loans and...

FIRS Seals 4 Firms Over N630m Tax

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. BY BUKOLA IDOWU, Lagos The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, yesterday, sealed four companies in Lagos and Port Harcourt over their failure to meet their tax obligations totalling N630 million. The affected firms include Charcoal and Spices Restaurant Limited, GRA, Port Harcourt, and Cioscon Nigerian Limited at 14 Aba Road, Port Harcourt. The leader of...

Wike Calls For Amendment Of UBEC Act

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT Rivers State governor,  Nyesom Wike has called for the amendment of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Act to accomodate the funding of senior secondary education across the country. This is even as the governor announced that the Rivers State Government will flag off the renovation of 174 primary schools...

Wike’s Administration Misled Us Over Petition Against Amaechi – Integrity Group

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. Says Wike’s Govt Lacks Transparency By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja  The integrity group yesterday declared that the Rivers State government misled them into filing a petition against the former governor of the State, Chibuike Amaechi, before the Senate and anti-graft agencies over alleged corruption. The executive director of integrity group, Livingstone Wechie, who addressed newsmen in...

South South: FG To Support Niger Delta Youths In Agriculture

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. …As Nddc Moves To Revitalize Abandoned Rice Mills By Anayo Onukwugha, Port Harcourt The Federal Government has said it will support youths in the Niger Delta region who chose to go into agriculture as a way of reducing crime in the region. This is as the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has initiated a private-public-partnership...

Wike Calls For Amendment Of Ubec Act

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has called for the amendment of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Act to accomodate the funding of senior secondary education across the country. This is as the governor announced that the Rivers State government will flag off the total rehabilitation of 174...

Kerosene: Nigeria Refineries Currently Produces 5m Liters – NNPC

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. By OTUNG GABRIEL, Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna refineries, are presently producing five million liters of kerosene daily In a statement signed by the group general manager, Group Public Affairs division, NNPC, Ndu Ughamadu, yesterday, in Abuja, the Corporation said this represented more than 60 per...

Police Parade 200 Suspected Criminals In Rivers

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT The Rivers State commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed Muhammed last weekend paraded over 200 suspected criminals, who have been terrorising residents of the state. This is even as he​ has called on community leaders in the state to assist the Nigerian Police in fishing out criminals in their communities. Parading...

PDP: We Will Be Vigilant In Our Reconciliation Efforts – Wike

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be vigilant while embarking on it’s reconciliatory moves following the Supreme Court judgement that sacked it’s former national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. He stated that the Supreme Court judgement, which also recognised the...

POLICE PARADES OVER 200 CRIMINALS IN RIVERS

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, The Rivers State Commissioner of Police. Zaki Ahmed Muhammed last weekend paraded over 200 suspected criminals, who have been terrorising residents of the state. This is as he​ has called on community leaders in the state to assist the Nigerian Police in fishing out criminals in their communities   Parading the suspect, who...

Political Forces Have Infiltrated NLC – Wike

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has declared that Nigerians are no longer happy with the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) because of the infiltration of the congress by political forces. He stated that the political infiltration of the NLC has made the labour centre ineffective and unable to positively respond on issues that affect less...

Why Nigerian Army Created 6 Division – Buratai

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai has explained that the Nigerian Army created the 6 Division, with headquarters in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, to provide maximum security for the core states of the region. This is as Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike called on all Nigerians...