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13 May
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.
12 Feb 2020
The eight permanent secretaries who were sacked by Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, but reinstated by the National Industrial Court (NIC) in Yenagoa
16 Nov 2019
A native of River State, Princess Halliday is a TV personality, Professor of ethics, leadership ambassador, talk show host, trained petroleum engineer, communications expert, motivational speaker, and occasional actress.
7 Jul 2019
I called Gabriel Okara early in 2005 to tell him of the Rainbow Book Club’s plan to begin a national reading campaign right here from Port Harcourt. Before I dialled, I wondered how best to introduce myself. Should I say my father was a colleague and friend of his late brother, Justice Richard Okara? Should…
14 Jun 2019
Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has said the government will not tolerate the shutting down of oil production facilities of operating companies in the state. Wike in a statement by his media aide Simeon Nwakaudu gave the warning at a meeting with members of Cluster Development Boards in Asari-Toru, Akuku-Toru and Degema Local Government Areas,…

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The Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, said this at a news conference on Friday in Abeokuta. She said the state could only boast of five basic life support ambulances in 2019, which currently increased to 26 to cover the nine federal constituencies.
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic intends to continue playing despite the end of his contract with AC Milan and a lengthy layoff in store following knee surgery, club director Paolo Maldini said Friday.
21 mins ago
Three communities along Abuja-Kaduna highway namely Akilibu, Rijana and Katari have appealed to Gov Nasir El-rufai not to relocate or clear their settlements.
31 mins ago
Mrs Ann Agom-Eze, a female senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ebonyi chapter has urged the party to support aspirations of female politicians in the party.
31 mins ago
The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa has ruled that former President Goodluck Jonathan is eligible to contest the 2023 presidential election. The Judge, Justice Isa Hamma Dashen, gave the judgement on Friday. He also held that Jonathan’s right to vie for the office of president again cannot be stopped by any retroactive law. Jonathan…