Rivers state

nO Division In Rivers APC -chieftain

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Engr. Sampson Ngerebara has declared that there is no crisis within the opposition party in the state, insisting that what is currently going on in the party is internal politicking. He stated that every delegate for the APC governorship primaries, including the leader of...

Police Arrest Pastor For Murder Of Three Church Members

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. Operatives of the State Criminal Investigations and Intelligence Department (SCIID) of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested the presiding pastor of Alter of Solution Church, Izuoma community in Adam, headquarters of Oyigbo local government area of Rivers State, Pastor Chidiebere Okoroafor the gruesome murder of three members of his church and an unborn baby....

INEC Lacks Capacity For Credible Elections

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lacks the capacity to conduct credible polls.  He  called on the international community to closely monitor the nation’s electoral process to stop INEC from manipulating the  2019 general elections. Wike spoke on Monday when the German Ambassador to Nigeria,...

South South: Rivers Police Parades Suspected Killers Of PDP Chairman, Others

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. The Rivers State Police Command has paraded five suspects arrested in connection with the murder of the Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ward 16,Ogbogoro Community in Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers, Heaven Ogogbo Ihuigwe. The suspects, Ifeanyi Okoro, Ajade Niyi, Austin Isotect, and Chief Joseph Iwuoku and Clement Yusuf were arrested by...

JUST IN: Dana Aircraft In Near Mishap, Overshoots Runway In Port Harcourt

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. An airplane belonging to Dana Air has reportedly overshot the runway while trying to land at the Port Harcourt International Airport on Tuesday evening, according to a report by online news portal, Sahara Reporters. According to a post on its Twitter showing pictures of the said aircraft at the runway of the airport, the online...

INEC Lacks Capacity For Credible Elections – Wike

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lacks the capacity to conduct credible polls. He called on the international community to closely monitor the nation’s electoral process to stop INEC from manipulating the 2019 general elections. Wike spoke on Tuesday when the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr...

Niger Delta: Only Dialogue Can Redress Challenges Of Underdevelopment -NGO

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. A nongovernmental organization, the Academic Associates Peace Works (AAPW), has appealed to the people of Niger Delta region to shun violence and continue to explore dialogue as the most dependable social instrument to redress challenges of underdevelopment in the region. Executive Director of AAPW, Dr. Judith Asuni, made the appeal in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State, while speaking...

Winter Olympics: U.S. Ice Dancing Team Looses Out After Routine Fail.

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. It was a sad sight when Madison Chock and Evan Bates; who qualified after a remarkable pick for the competition due to an outstanding performance. However, both athletes fell while performing the turn element. Though they immediately recovered from their mistake and continued gracefully as they where applauded by their fans. Nevertheless, their hopes for...

Very Soon, All State Capitals Will Be Linked By Rail Lines – Amaechi

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, is presently saddled with the responsibility of ensuring President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise of linking all the 36 states of the federation through rail lines unfolds into a reality. In this interview with EJIKE EJIKE, the former Rivers State governor reveals what the federal government doing to complete some ongoing rail...

Rivers: Tension As Police Escort Kills Taxi Driver

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. There was tension at Rumuokoro area of Port Harcourt yesterday following the killing of a taxi driver by a police escort attached to a yet to be identified firm. LEADERSHIP gathered that the incident which happened around Rumuokoro roundabout, Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers State, caused panic in the area as policemen took over...

$16bn Egina Project: Senate Insists On Probe Of $2.9bn

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. Senate has refused to budge over the probe of $2.9billion contract involving Chief Executive Officers of some foreign firms that participated in the $16billion Egina Deep Sea Project. The Senate Ad-Hoc Committee Investigating Total Upstream Nigeria Limited’s $16 Billion Egina Deep Sea Project for Cost Variation and Local Content Elements has insisted that the CEOs...

Those Criticizing PMB Have Forgotten Where We’re Coming From – Princewill

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. The governorship candidate of the then Action Congress (AC) in Rivers State in 2007 who also contested for same office in 2015, Prince Tonye Princewill, in this interview with select journalists speaks on the need to support President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming Presidential election. MUYIWA OYINLOLA was there. Nigerians were taken aback when you...

Reps Divided Over Amnesty To Criminals in Imo

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. The House of Representatives was yesterday engulfed in a rowdy session lawmakers were divided over a motion condenming the amnesty granted by the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha to some alleged criminals declared wanted in Rivers State. The debate was to later degenerate into a  face-off first between Imo and Rivers states lawmakers and later...

Rivers Govt Warn Communities Against Hostilities

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. The Rivers State Government has warned that it will not tolerate any form of inter communal hostilities amongst communities in the state. The State Deputy Governor Dr. (Mrs) Ipalibo Harry Banigo gave this warning at Government House, Port Harcourt yesterday during a stake holders meeting between the Rivers State Boundary Commission and representatives of Ifoko...

Rivers Govt Warn Communities Against Hostilities

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. The Rivers State Government has warned that it will not tolerate any form of inter communal hostilities amongst communities in the state. The State Deputy Governor Dr. (Mrs) Ipalibo Harry Banigo gave this warning at Government House, Port Harcourt yesterday during a stake holders meeting between the Rivers State Boundary Commission and representatives of Ifoko...

Wike Gives N500M Grant To PAMO University

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has given N500 million grant to PAMO University of Medical Sciences (PUMS), Port Harcourt the first indigenous private university located in the state. This is as he promised the sponsorship of 100 indigent students from the state in the new institution yearly for a period of five years....

Senate President Tasks Rivers APC On Peace, Reconciliation

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, has urged all the aggrieved members of the All Progressive Congress Party (APC) in Rivers State to reconcile between one and another and embrace peace. Saraki gave the advice yesterday in Port Harcourt while speaking at a victory thanksgiving/reception by federal and state lawmakers elected on the platform of the...

Wike Gives N500m Grant To PAMO University

Rivers State News - 3 months ago. Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has given N500 million grant to PAMO University of Medical Sciences (PUMS), Port Harcourt the first indigenous private university located in the state. This is as he promised the sponsorship of 100 indigent students from the state in the new institution yearly for a period of five years....