South Africa Tourism ends five-city West African roadshow
In a bid to strengthen relationships with travel agents and tour operators, as well as boost West African arrivals to South Africa as part of the 2019 marketing strategy, South Africa Tourism recently organised a five-city roadshow in Kumasi, Accra, Port-Harcourt, Abuja and Lagos all in the West African region. Opened in Kumasi, the event…
Insecurity increasing population of widows — Urho
Insecurity, especially in the Niger Delta region, has been blamed for the increasing population of widows, dominated by young women. Also, globally, there is an estimated 258 million widows and one out of 10 lives in extreme poverty
Gracious West: Going away gracelessly
We all have a mental picture of what a criminal is supposed to look like. The pictures may not all be the same but the general impression is that a criminal should be big and bulky, ferocious looking, with big...
PDP governors meet in Port Harcourt, commends Wike
Governors of seven states of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday in Port Harcourt, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike ...
Suspected Port Harcourt says killings started in Lagos
Suspected Port Harcourt serial killer Gracious David West has told the Nigerian police that he got money to fund his operation from his first victim in Lagos where he started killing. "I started the killing in Lagos, that was where I got money because the first girl had N52,000 in her account," West told the…
Wike chides FG for neglecting Rivers in N148b road contract award
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has decried the deplorable state of the East-West Road and lampooned the Federal Government for omitting the state in the N148 billion released for road construction.
Reactions Trail Recent Killing Of Females In Rivers State
In a recent development, many females have been killed in the same manner in different hotels in Rivers state. So many people have seen these killings as that of a serial killer on the loose. These killings have led to different protest in Port Harcourt especially where it has been rampant, 9 girls have been killed…
Security operatives guard Shoprite, DSTV, MTN offices in Owerri, Port Harcourt, Warri, others
As all the DSTV and Shoprite shops in Owerri, the Imo State capital, were closed yesterday, combined team of police and other security agencies were seen guarding the premises of Shoprite located on Egbu Road.
Port Harcourt abuzz as Mainz 05 football school drills talented youths
German football clubs are known for their emphasis on youth development, which accounts for their ability to continually churn out quality players at all levels of the game.
Rivers government provides ownership evidence of disputed Muslim praying ground
Rivers State government yesterday presented evidence that the High Court in Port Harcourt declared that a disputed land Muslims use for prayers belongs to the state.