Saturday, 23rd September 2023


15 Aug 2021
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to challenge the defection of governors of Ebonyi State, David Umahi and Cross River, Ben Ayade
3 Aug 2021
Rivers State Executive Council has directed a total shutdown of the Oginiba Slaughter Market located in Trans-Amadi Industrial layout in Obio-Akpor Council.
13 Jul 2021
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, decried the nomination of Lauretta Onochie as commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing it as a bad omen
7 Jul 2021
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said the appointment of Vice-Chancellors, who are influenced by politicians, insisting that they are used as returning officers to rig elections
1 Jul 2021
Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday said mass defection in both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) is part of electoral process. “People are defecting; More will defect," Wike's spokesman Kelvin Ebiri said in a statement on Thursday. "There are those who are angry there (in APC), they’ll…
30 Jun 2021
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, declared that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors and other political office holders, who are defecting to the All Progressives Congress
27 Jun 2021
Rivers State Executive Council has formally approved the offer made by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike to build a new campus of the Nigerian Law School in Port Harcourt.
18 Jun 2021
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has cautioned the newly sworn-in chairmen of the 23 councils of the state against borrowing from banks without first clearing with the state government.
12 Jun 2021
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has ordered the destruction of all criminal hideouts in Ahoada, Elele, Eleme and Onne areas of the state.
3 Jun 2021
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has vowed to dethrone any traditional ruler who sells employment chances, describing reports of some traditional rulers selling such for their selfish interests
31 May 2021
Will the riverine part of Rivers State produce Governor Nyesom Wike’s successor in 2023? How far would the two major political parties, the governing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) go in accommodating the agitation by the Ogoni’s to produce the governor of Rivers State in 2023? Those are some of…
28 May 2021
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said the legacy projects of his Akwa Ibom State counterpart, Udom Emmanuel, will create employment opportunities for the youths of the state.


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Pope Francis on Saturday urged European governments to welcome migrants instead of viewing them as invaders, striding into in a hugely sensitive political debate again inflamed by mass arrivals. "Those who risk their lives at sea do not invade, they look for welcome," Francis said in a speech closing a conference of bishops and young…
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Senate President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Attah Nnalue, has commended President Bola Tinubu for the appointment of Dr Olayemi Michael Cardoso as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
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The Minister of Transportation, Sen. Saidu Alkali, has expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the reconstruction of the Eastern Railway Corridor by the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) Ltd. The minister made his feelings known on Friday when he inspected the progress of work done on the reconstruction of Eastern railway…
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Hundreds of protesters rallied in Sydney on Saturday against a plan to adapt Australia's constitution to enshrine Indigenous rights, ahead of a referendum next month. The crowd gathered in the city's Hyde Park railed against the proposal, which if it passes on October 14, would give Indigenous peoples the right to be consulted on policies…
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Jessica Burgess, a woman from the US state of Nebraska accused of helping her teenage daughter acquire abortion pills, was sentenced Friday to two years in prison, the New York Times reported. Burgess and her daughter were charged with working together to end Celeste Burgess' pregnancy last year. Jessica Burgess ordered the pills online and…