Port Harcourt comes alive as African Wrestling Championship begins
Today in the magnificent Alfred Diete Spiff Civic Centre, Port Harcourt, wrestlers from 25 African countries will begin a journey to write their names in gold. It is the African Wrestling Championship, which has pulled the best matsmen from across the continent to the remodeled Civic Centre. The wrestlers will battle for 270 medals, comprising…
4th batch of 465 Nigerian returnees arrive Port Harcourt
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 news that they arrived Port Harcourt International Airport at about 12.25 a.m. on board Max Air. Ejike told newsmen that the evacuation…
Port Harcourt ready for African Wrestling Championship, says Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has assured participants in the forthcoming African Wrestling Championship that they would experience a hitch-free event, saying the venue, the Alfred Diete Spiff’s Civic Centre, is in top shape to host the continent’s number one wrestling fiesta. The venue of the five-day continental fiesta has been in preparation for the…
30 countries for African Wrestling Championship in Port Harcourt
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Port Harcourt 2018 African Wrestling Championship has disclosed that the nation would be represented by 90 athletes at the competition scheduled to hold from February 5 to 12 at the Alfred Diete Spiff Civic Centre in the Garden City. The LOC also revealed that more than 30 countries…
'At least 10' killed in Port Harcourt shooting
Gunmen stormed a market in the Nigerian city of Port Harcourt on Monday, with claims that at least 10 people were killed, in the latest violence to hit the southern oil hub.
How resilient is the Garden City?
How can people in Obio-Akpor say they are in Port Harcourt even when there is a Port Harcourt city council? It is fair to expect to see so much improvement in cities that are classified as great cities.
Air pollution: Rivers resident decry invasion by black soot
Despite the thoroughly degraded environment, which they have had to contend with over the years, there appears to be no end in sight to the vicissitudes of life plaguing residents of Rivers State.
Gunmen kill four security operatives in Port Harcourt
Gunmen have killed four guards at a facility operated by the Nigerian subsidary of Italian group Eni, local and security officials said Wednesday.
Port Harcourt Pleasure Park will transform Rivers economy, says Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has stated that the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park would transform the economy of the state, as it will be a major revenue earner when completed.