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30 Nov 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the people and government of Rivers and families of the deceased over the loss of lives after a seven-storey building collapsed. The president made the condolence in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday. Buhari shared in the grief…
15 Jun 2018
Political tension in Rivers State has heightened amid an allegation that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has armed hoodlums to disrupt Saturday’s contentious local council election.   The APC had boycotted the exercise due to various pending litigations between the state and the party over the sacking of twenty-three council chairmen elected barely a week…
20 Apr 2018
The Rivers State government said on Friday it had earmarked 34 projects for inauguration to mark Gov. Nyesom Wike’s 3rd anniversary celebration. The State Commissioner for Information, Mr Emmah Okah disclosed this while briefing journalists after the State Executive Council meeting in Port Harcourt. Okah noted that all the 34 projects were at their final…
2 Jan 2018
I’ve long been enthralled by the writings of Richard Stengel (Nelson Mandela’s award-winning biographer and former Time editor) and my fascination with his artistry and gifting draws as much from everything he has put down as from his magisterial work on effective ingratiation among politicians which he generously titled, “You’re Too Kind: A Brief History…
21 May 2016
The National Convention of PDP on Saturday dissolved its National Executive Council, National Working Committee (NWC) and set up a seven-man Caretaker Committee.
2 Jul 2015
The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Governor of Rivers, Mr Opunabo Inko-Tariah, has said that the state government’s N30 billion loan will be used to develop the state.


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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disowned a purported ad hoc staff recruitment portal for 2023 general election, describing it as fake.
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The remaining 23 kidnapped people from the Abuja-Kaduna train attack were freed by their abductors on Wednesday, the Nigerian military said. The train was attacked on March 28. The secretary of the Chief of Defense Staff Action Committee Prof. Usman Yusuf said the Chief of Defense Staff General Lucky Irabor,"secured the release and took custody…
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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered his government to take over operations at Europe's largest nuclear power station in the Russia-annexed region of Zaporizhzhia in southern Ukraine. "The government will ensure that the nuclear facilities at the plant... are integrated as federal property," the executive order said. The power station has been occupied by…
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Qatar on Wednesday announced that the number of government workers attending offices would be slashed and school hours reduced in a bid to ease congestion before and during the World Cup. With more than one million visitors expected during the November 20 to December 18 tournament, the government is anxious to keep traffic off the…
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President Joe Biden is "disappointed" with the OPEC+ cartel's decision to slash oil production output and believes it will hurt the world economy, the White House said Wednesday. "The president is disappointed by the shortsighted decision by OPEC+," National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and top economic advisor Brian Deese said in a statement. The supply…