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PDP Elders To Atiku: Forget Past Unfair Treatment, Return

Rivers State News - 2 days ago. BY ANDY ASEMOTA, Katsina The Katsina State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Elders’ Consultative Forum yesterday implored former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, to forgive former elements within the PDP, who forced him “to seek further political relevance and justice in alternative political enclaves” and return for  “a successful rebirth of the PDP.” The elders rose from...

PDP Elders To Atiku: Forget Past Unfair Treatment, Return

Rivers State News - 2 days ago. BY ANDY ASEMOTA, Katsina The Katsina State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Elders’ Consultative Forum yesterday implored former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, to forgive former elements within the PDP, who forced him “to seek further political relevance and justice in alternative political enclaves” and return for  “a successful rebirth of the PDP.” The elders rose from...

PDP Elders To Atiku: Forget Past Unfair Treatment, Return

Rivers State News - 2 days ago. BY ANDY ASEMOTA, Katsina The Katsina State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Elders’ Consultative Forum yesterday implored former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, to forgive former elements within the PDP, who forced him “to seek further political relevance and justice in alternative political enclaves” and return for  “a successful rebirth of the PDP.” The elders rose from...

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Wike To Christians: Take Your Destiny In Your Hands

Rivers State News - 3 days ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has called on Christians across Nigeria to rise up and take their destiny in their hands as they work for the return of the country to the path of development. He declared that Christians can no longer keep quiet on the premise that...

Customs Arrest Suspect With 53kg Of Indian Hemp In Sokoto

Rivers State News - 4 days ago. BY ONUMINYA YUSUF, Sokoto – The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Area command has arrested a suspect with 53kg of indian hemp along Sokoto-Illela raod, comptroller Nasiru Ahmed has said. Ahmed whom is the command comptroller affirmed that, they will never relent in dealing with all criminal elements adding that, they have...

Nigerian Bottling Company Empowers 700 Youths in Port Harcourt

Rivers State News - 4 days ago. BY GODDIE OFOSE, Lagos – It was an unprecedented turnout as youth numbering over 700 actively took part at the ongoing Port Harcourt edition of the ‘Youth Empowered’ Workshop programme organised by Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC). The workshop programme is part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic global initiative designed to support over 500,000 young unemployed...

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Church Offers Free Medical Outreach In Rivers

Rivers State News - 4 days ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT Over 300 residents of Borokiri community in Port Harcourt City local government area of Rivers State Saturday benefitted from a free medical outreach of the Glorious Destiny Family Church (Destiny Chapel). The free medical outreach was jointly organised by the Akeem Idoniboye Ministries (AIM) and the Men of Destiny Fellowship,...

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Wike Condemns Withdrawal Of Gov Obiano’s Security Details

Rivers State News - 6 days ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has condemned the decision of the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to withdraw the security details of Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, describing the action as a sign of overzealousness. This is as the governor called on all Nigerians to work towards...

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Jonathan To Nigerians: Let’s Collectively Defend Democracy

Rivers State News - 6 days ago. By Anayo Onukwugha, Port Harcourt Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has advised Nigerians and members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to collectively defend the country’s democracy. Jonathan, who gave the advise today while speaking at the grand finale of the PDP governorship campaign in Onitsha, Anambra State, said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is the only party that...

Rivers Govt Reject Police Report On Wike, Amaechi Convoy Clash

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT The Rivers State government has rejected the report of the Nigerian Police on the last weekend’s clash between the convoy of Governor Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, and the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. Describing the report as biased and sad development, the state government said with the report,...

Rivers Govt Rejects Police Report On Wike, Amaechi Convoy Clash

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. By Anayo Onukwugha, Port Harcourt The Rivers State government has rejected the report of the Nigerian Police on the last weekend’s clash between the convoy of Governor Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, and the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. Describing the report as biased and sad development, the state government said with the report,...

Rivers: Call Amaechi To Order, PDP Tells Buhari

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, condemned the fracas that ensued between the convoys of Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike and Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi in Port Harcourt on Saturday. The party, while describing the encounter as an alleged assassination attempt against Wike, called on President Muhammadu...

Troops Record Another Massive Gains Against Boko Haram

Rivers State News - 1 week ago. … capture large cache of arms, locate tank Nigerian troops carrying out mop-up operations in the north-east under Operation LAFIYA DOLE in conjunction with the Nigerian Air Force on Operation DEEP PUNCH recorded yet another massive success when they successfully cleared elements of Boko Haram Terrorists hideouts at Talata, Ajigin, Mangzum, Abagajiri, Kafa, Dusula, Buk,...

Air Force Inaugurates 60-bed Ultra-modern Specialist Hospital For Troop

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday inaugurated a 60-bed ultra-modern specialist hospital in Port Harcourt to cater for the medical needs of wounded troops and their families. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, who inaugurated the “Reference Hospital” at the 115 Special Operations Group, Nigerian Air Force Base in Port Harcourt, said...

2018 Budget: PMB Has Empathy For Every Section Of Nigeria

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt The senator representing Rivers South-East district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said the content of the 2018 Appropriation Bill shows that President Muhammadu Buhari has empathy for every section of Nigeria. Abe stated this while speaking to newsmen shortly after President Buhari presented the bill before...

2018 BUDGET: PMB Has Empathy For Every Section Of Nigeria – ABE

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. BY ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, PORT HARCOURT The senator representing Rivers South-East district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said the content of the 2018 Appropriation Bill shows that President Muhammadu Buhari has empathy for every section of Nigeria. Abe stated this while speaking to newsmen shortly after President Buhari presented the bill before...

Niger Delta Terrorists Sing Discordant

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja, Osa Okhomina, Yenagoa and ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, Port Harcourt Former Niger Delta militant leader, High Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, and nine militant groups from the nine states of the region are engaged in a row over the sponsorship and motive behind the renewed threat by the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA)...

Wike To Int’l Community: Save Nigeria’s Democracy

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. By Anayo Onukwugha, Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has called on the international community to save Nigeria’s democracy from imminent collapse. He said there is an urgent need to save the country’s democracy by mounting pressures on the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government to uphold the rule of law and...

CSR: Niger Delta Monarch Lauds INTELS

Rivers State News - 2 weeks ago. The Paramount Ruler of Onne Clan in Rivers State, King John Dennis Osaronu, has applauded Nigeria’s Oil and Gas logistics giant, INTELS Nigeria Limited for supporting the development of the region through implementation of corporate social responsibility-CSR-. Osaronu told newsmen that the company has trained and empowered no fewer than 300 women in the Niger Delta region through...