Rivers proposes N448 billion budget for 2021
The Rivers State Executive Council on Monday proposed a budget of N448 billion for the 2021 fiscal year.
Huge investments in East-West road a waste without proper management, says Akpabio
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday, said huge investments in the construction of the East-West road might not yield lasting returns unless proper management structures
Wike imposes 24-hour curfew on Rumuokoro, Rumuodomaya
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the Okoro-Nu-Odu flyover in Rumuokoro area of the Port Harcourt metropolis in the next two weeks, following rising cult clashes
‘FG’s executive order 10 will destroy criminal justice in states’
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that Federal Government’s Executive Order 10 is politically motivated and geared towards the 2023 general elections.
Wike Cup draw holds today as Iyaye declares Rivers safe for tourney
The draws for the second Governor Nyesom Wike Pre-season Tournament will hold today in Port Harcourt, organisers of the competition have revealed. This is coming on the heels of a declaration by Rivers Sports Commissioner, Boma Iyaye that the state is safe for all sports lovers and other Nigerians to be part of the competition.…
Rivers traders lament hike in prices of food stuffs, blame COVID-19
Some traders at the popular Rumuomasi market in Port Harcourt, Rivers, on Tuesday, decried hike in prices of foodstuff, attributing it to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country.
Army, Rivers residents disagree on military operations
• Residents accuse soldiers of killing, harassment • We are only after hoodlums to retrieve stolen weapons, says Army • Food scarcity exposing citizens to risks, experts warn Residents of Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State have cried out over alleged harassment, intimidation, arrest, and killing of citizens by soldiers searching for killers of…
PANDEF canvasses AU, int’l community’s intervention in #EndSARS protests
As police in Rivers fire live rounds at demonstrators The Pan-Niger Delta Forum PANDEF, yesterday, canvassed intervention of the African Union (AU) and the international community to end the #EndSARS protests across the country before things get out of hand. PANDEF also condemned the brutalisation of Nigerian youth by hoodlums along with police officers across…
Keshi: It’s time South South braced up on economic development
Director-General of BRACED Commission, Ambassador Joe Keshi, in this interview with KELVIN EBIRI and LEO SOBECHI, expresses optimism that current political realities in the South