Sunday, 28th May 2023

River State

13 Mar
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections, the two political actors in Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike and former Minister of Transportation and a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in state, Chibuike Amaechi, have resumed their rivalry.
26 Feb
Elections in Ward 12, Units 6 and 7 in Ubimini community in Emohua Council of Rivers State were halted following a fracas that claimed two lives. A pregnant woman, identified as Ruth Osah, and a member of Emohua Local Vigilante Service (EMOLVIS), known as Mark Orduize, were said to be have killed on election day with one…
16 Dec
The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by an energy production and distribution firm, NVT Power & Energy Ltd, against the judgment given in favour of eight communities in Rivers. Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, in a ruling, ordered the dismissal of the appeal marked: SC/CV/849/2022 filed against the June 7 ruling of the Court of…
20 Sep 2022
A man in his 40s, simply identified as James, last Saturday, created a scene at Bestman Estate in Rumukwuota, Obio/Akpor council of Rivers State, when he brought police officers from Rumupeirikom (Kala) Police Division...
13 May 2022
Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has ordered the immediate withdrawal of certificate of recognition from the paramount ruler of Calabar South Council, Prof. Itam Hogan Itam, for dabbling into partisan politics.
1 Nov 2021
River State Governor Nyesom Wike has given the Federal Government 48 hours to expose those that invaded Justice Mary Odili’s house on Friday...
21 Sep 2021
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, accused the Federal Government of excluding Rivers State from the projects to be executed with the fresh loan being sought from the World Bank.
19 Aug 2021
Two persons were yesterday killed and a police officer injured, when a vehicle conveying gallons of Premium Motor Spirit, (Petrol) burst into flames in Rivers State.
16 Mar 2021
The Chief Judge of River State, Justice I.A Iyayi-Lamikanra has said that the automation of the state’s judiciary in the last year has brought tremendous improvement in justice delivery and administration.
24 Aug 2020
The Rivers State Government has awarded contract for the construction of Woji-Aleto-Alesa -Port Harcourt Refinery road to Messrs Rafoul Nigeria Limited. The link road will cost N9.5 billion.
13 Jul 2020
Spiritedly picking holes in the cleanup of Ogoniland in River State, four international organisations have expressed displeasure over the exercise in a report released recently.
10 May 2020
The Rivers government, on Sunday, declared Mr Princewill Osaroejiji, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Leader in Eleme Local Government area wanted.


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The Enugu State governor-elect, Dr. Peter Mbah, has pledged programmes and policies that would accelerate the growth and development of children in the state by enabling them to enjoy the benefits of childhood and nurture them into responsible, advantaged and happy children for themselves and the society.
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Over 250 exhibitors across the world are expected to showcase their products at this year’s edition of the Food and Beverage West Africa (FABWA) show. The event holds between June 13 and 16 at the Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
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The Federal government has conferred Nigerian citizenship on 385 foreigners who applied and qualified either by naturalization or registration.
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Health expert has called on the government to provide insurance coverage for persons undergoing in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment.
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The Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) of the National Centre for Technology Management ((NACETEM), Ile Ife, Osun State, has kicked against the appointment of Olushola Odusanya, as the director general of the institute.