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

Rivers State News - 2 hours 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 hours 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...

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

Rivers State News - 3 hours 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...

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

Rivers State News - 4 days 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...

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Reps Divided Over Amnesty To Criminals in Imo

Rivers State News - 5 days 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 - 5 days 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 - 6 days 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 - 1 week 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 - 1 week 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 - 1 week 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....

Editorial: Okorocha’s Amnesty To Terrorists

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. The spat between Governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Rochas Okorocha of Imo State over the amnesty granted by the latter to the murderous gang of Johnson Igwedibia, a.k.a Don Waney, domiciled in Omoku town in Ogba/Ndoni/Egbema Local Government Area (ONELGA) of the Rivers State was an avoidable one. Following the cold-blooded killing of...

Wike To Apc: You Want To Use Inec To Rig 2019 Elections

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded plans to print illegal gubernatorial  ballot papers for Rivers, Delta and Akwa Ibom States that will exclude certain newly registered political parties as a premise for the nullification of the elections of the three states. The governor...

Wike To APC: You Want To Use INEC To Rig 2019 Elections

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has concluded plans to print illegal gubernatorial ballot papers for Rivers, Delta and Akwa Ibom States that will exclude certain newly registered political parties as a premise for the nullification of the elections of the three states. The governor stated...

Gov Wike Donates N200m To Benue IDPs, Condemns Killings

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. Governor Nyelsom Wike of Rivers State has said that wether the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, is right or wrong in the implementation of the Anti-open Grazing Law, there is no justification for a particular group to rise up against another by killing innocent souls Governor Wike who made this known during a visit to...

Arik Air Resumes Garden City Express From MMA2 Feb 12

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. Arik Air has concluded arrangements to resume its Garden City Express which enables customers to fly direct to the heart of Port Harcourt City from MMA2 terminal in Lagos. The daily flight service which commences on February 12, 2018 will depart from Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 (MMA2) Ikeja, Lagos and arrive at the Nigeria...

Community Leader Lauds NLNG Over Construction Of Houses

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. The Vice Chairman of Finima Community Development Committee in Bonny local government area of Rivers State, Mr. Agomienye Tobin, has lauded the management of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) for building a 70 Housing units of four bedroom flats for the people of the community. Tobin, who gave the commendation during a chat with...

Libya: More Returnees Arrive Port Harcourt

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. The fourth batch of 465 Nigerian returnees from Libya have arrived Port Harcourt, Mr Martins Ejike, South-South Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said. Ejike who received the returnees on Friday, told newmen that they arrived Port Harcourt International Airport at about 12.25 a.m. on board Max Air. Ejike told newsmen that the evacuation...

Prominent Traditional Rulers Laud Wike On People-oriented Projects

Rivers State News - 3 weeks ago. Leading traditional rulers in Nigeria have lauded the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for executing people-oriented projects for the benefit of Rivers people. The traditional rulers spoke today after they embarked on project inspection alongside the governor. The prominent traditional rulers that joined the Rivers State Governor for the project inspection include: Sultan...

2019: Monarch Endorses Wike For Second Term

Rivers State News - 3 weeks ago. The paramount ruler of Emohua, headquarters of Emohua local government area of Rivers State, Eze Vincent Chituru Okor has endorsed Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for second term. Okor, who gave the endorsement yesterday while speaking during the commencement of work on roads in Emohua communities by Julius Berger Plc, stated that Wike has lived up...