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updated Thu. April 27, 2017

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The Senate yesterday said barring all unforeseen circumstances, it would pass the petroleum industry governance Bill (PIGB) on May 16 and 17, 2017.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says all is set to commence the nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) across the 774 Local government Areas in the country on April 27.
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) yesterday urged calm over blackout in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers States. The Head, Corporate Communication, Mr. John Onyi, in a statement in Port Harcourt, said the blackout was ...
The annual First City Monument Bank (FCMB)'s sponsored free eye screening and cataract surgery programme known as, Priceless Gift of Sight, has commenced in Kebbi, Cross Rivers and Imo states. The Corporate ... Another beneficiary of the eye surgery in ...
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that investments in agriculture would help the nation tackle youth unemployment.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that investments in agriculture will help the nation tackle youth unemployment. Speaking during a courtesy visit ...
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, on Wednesday called for calm over electricity blackout in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers States. John Onyi, PHED's Head, Corporate Communication, made the call in a statement issued ...
He said that Pepple was well educated and was a staff of SAIPEM, a multinational oil servicing company, adding that he had worked in the company's offices in Nigeria and Abu-Dabi, UAE. "Upon his arrest, Anthony Pepple confessed to being a key member ...
The granting of bail to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the indigenous people Of Biafra (IPOB) has sparked jubilation in Rivers State with some f the youths declaring support for Biafra. NAIj.com had reported that Kanu was granted bail on health condition ...
NAIJ.com gathered that a serving corp member decided to embark on a trek from Abia State to Rivers State, in honour of the golden jubilee of the state. Nigerians have been known to take up several things as a 'hobby' or even a test of strenght ...
... the Rivers State College of Health science and technology, the Director, public health in the ministry, Dr Nnanna Onyekwere noted that so much resources had been spent on malaria eradication, expressing optimism that Nigerian and indeed, Rivers ...
As activities for the 2019 Rivers State governorship election gather momentum, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday, hosted chieftains of Ogoni ...
Agents of the Rivers State government have demolished makeshift stands of traders at the bridge Railway market in Mile One area of Port Harcourt, popularly.
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, on Wednesday called for calm over electricity blackout in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers States. John Onyi, PHED's Head, Corporate Communication, made the call in a statement issued ...
No fewer than 12 states are still owing their workers a backlog of salaries and allowances, despite double bailout funds from the Federal government, with Kogi State owing as many as 15 months, Vanguard investigations have revealed. Also on the list of ...
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps has charged two men to court for attempted murder and conspiracy after they beat up NSCDC officer, Lucky Wilfred, for allegedly stealing from them.
Port Harcourt metropolis and most parts of Rivers State were on Monday thrown into darkness as the organised labour took over the office of the Port Harcourt ...
The stakeholders spoke at a summit titled: 'Unlocking the potentials of South East /South South Nigeria' organised by South East/ South South Network (SESSNet), in Owerri capital of Imo State. They included an environmental activist, Miss Annkio Briggs ...
Former Commissioner for Transport in Rivers State, George Tolofari has bemoaned Governor Nyesom Wike and other chieftains of the People's Democratic ...
Massive federal projects including the Bodo-Bonny Road across the waters, Ogoni clean up, power plants and water projects are said to be lined up in the 2017 ...
News of the resurgence of the deadly Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in Nigeria started trending in November, last year. Between then and now, CSM has ...
1. The Nigerian army in Kaduna State have recovered large cache of arms and ammunition in southern part of Kaduna State on Saturday 22nd April 2017. This recovery was made through the recently launched Operation HARBIN KUNAMA II. A statement ...
Almost two years ahead of 2019 governorship election, former governor of Rivers State and current Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has declared ...
It is also oil, and the elaborate acts of dissimulation that has been used to drive a powerful wedge between what we now know as the "South-East" and the "South-South" of Nigeria. Official and unofficial acts of Machiavellianism have been deployed to ...
Three monarchs in Rivers State yesterday called on Inspector General of police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to quickly intervene on the ownership crisis rocking a vast lands belonging to six communities in Etche and Obio/Akpor Local government areas of the ...
The Nigeria government, in an effort to key into the global industrial development agenda, therefore, established its first Industrial Development Centre in Owerri, capital of Imo State, in 1962 and, in the span of 48 years since then, other centres ...
The tenure elongation crisis affecting the local government coordinators of the National youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Rivers State chapter, has come to an end following the acceptance of peace by Comrade Ipalibo Maduloye whom the state council ...
Men of the Inspector General of police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris's intelligence Response Team, IRT, have arrested a top commander of the Niger Delta Avengers, id.
Among others, the fast rising singer who returned home to Nigeria a while ago is currently working on an EP project to showcase the cultural diversity of her music and dynamic rhythm.
This weekend, Port Harcourt's Entertainment personalities will be spotting talents for God's children Great Talent competition at the auditions holding on the 21st & 22nd of April, 2017 at Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Nigerian ...
The central bank of Nigeria, has directed Deposit money banks to suspend charges on over-the-counter or ATM withdrawals of above N500,000 or deposit of same amount.
Three passengers have lost their lives while 13 others were injured when one of the tyres of a Toyota Hiace commercial bus burst on motion and crashed into.
(Ecofin Agency) - In Nigeria, five states, knowingly Kaduna, Imo, Rivers, Delta and Ogun partnered with France-based solar solution provider, GreenElec, to develop solar mini-grids.
The Nigerian authorities must immediately scrap plans to execute death row inmates in Kirikiri prison in Lagos, Amnesty International said today amid macabre ...
Good morning! Here is today's summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Following the death of 30 people at a viewing centre in Calabar on Thursday night, Presi.
Communities in Okrika local government area of Rivers State have requested licences from the federal government to operate a modular refinery in the area.
Speaking during a courtesy visit by the Rivers State Newspapers Publishers Forum, RNPF, yesterday at the government House, Port Harcourt, Special Assistant to Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, noted that Governor Wike's ...
The Rivers State government has declared wanted a known cultist in Eleme Local government area popularly called 'Supremo'.
The governor's argument is that the money belongs to Rivers State and may have been ferried out of the state by his predecessor and hidden in the Ikoyi flat in preparation for the 2019 election.
... the CRCC's social responsibility toward efforts by the Nigerian government to promote quality education in the country, CRCC intended building the university, either in Lagos State or Rivers State, for training of its local members of staff and ...
The Executive President, China Railway Construction corporation (CRCC) Limited, Cao Baogang, has disclosed plans to build a university in Nigeria, as part of ...
Chairman of Peoples Democratic party, PDP, in Rivers State, Mr Felix Obuah, has expressed sadness over the absence of federal presence in the state in the last two years of the All progressives Congress, APC-led Federal government in the country, ...
The alternate chairman of the Rivers at 50 Anniversary Celebration Action Committee and former president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Onueze Okocha (SAN) told journalists in Port Harcourt yesterday that Governor Wike would address the state ...
FIDA National president, Inime Aguma in a press statement said "FIDA Nigeria commends the management of the FRSC on the immediate suspension of its Rivers State Sector Commander, Mr. Ayodele Kumapayi, pending investigation into the incident of ...
Chairman of Peoples Democratic party, PDP, in Rivers State, Mr Felix Obuah, has berated governorship candidate of All progressives Congress, APC, in the 2015 governorship election in the state, Mr. Dakuku Peterside, over his comment against Governor ...
Abductors of the youth President of Ozuzu community in Etche Local government Area of Rivers State have contacted the family.
ECA, which met in Enugu yesterday, unanimously elected Kanu at a special session attended by several Igbo groups, where they also reviewed the state of the nation and decried the stance of elder statesman, Tanko Yakassai on Biafra agitation ...
The Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) will from May 22-25, 2017 hold discussions on the life and times of the late literary icon, Prof.
According to the governor, investigations by the state government revealed that the money was proceed from the sale of gas turbines by the immediate past Rivers State Governor and minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. .... shameful that a frustrated and ...


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