Tag: Rivers state

Governor Wike Shutdown Rivers State Land Borders

Tanimu- April 28, 2021

Following the incessant killing of security agents in River state, the Governor, Nyesome Wike imposed curfew at all entry and exit of the states to ... Read More

Kidnap of expatriates: Wike gives Andoni chiefs, LG boss 3-day ultimatum

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 8, 2019

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Saturday gave a 72-hour ultimatum to chiefs and leaders in Andoni Local Government Area to ensure the immediate release ... Read More

Nyesom Wike Wins Re-election Bid as Rivers Governor

Henry Solomon- April 3, 2019

Gov. Nyesom Wike, the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday, won his re-election bid, having been declared winner of the March ... Read More

2019 Election: 400,000 PVCs yet to be Collected in Rivers- INEC

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 400,000 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected out of the 3,215, 273 registered in the ... Read More

President Buhari’s Speech At Commissioning of New Terminal At Port-Harcourt International Airport

Tanimu- October 25, 2018

I am very pleased to formally commission the new International Terminal of the Port Harcourt Airport, Omagwa today. This ceremony represents a significant landmark for ... Read More

APC gives inside accounts of primary wars in Ogun, Kaduna, Zamfara

admin- October 25, 2018

Lanre Issa-Onilu: APC publicity secretary urges aggrieved aspirants to take their cases to Appeal panel Mr Lanre Issa-Onilu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity ... Read More

PDP lauds display of patriotism by party’s presidential aspirants

admin- October 8, 2018

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has commended its presidential aspirants for their exceptional display of patriotism and sportsmanship before, during and after the convention. The ... Read More

Atiku Grasp PDP 2019 Presidential Ticket

Henry Solomon- October 7, 2018

Former Vice President  and Waziri Adamawa  Atiku Abubakar has won the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential ticket for the 2019 general elections. Abubakar won the ... Read More

Rivers Government Lays Foundation for Real Madrid Academy

Henry Solomon- May 28, 2018

The Rivers Government on Monday laid the foundation for the Real Madrid Football Academy in Port Harcourt, the state’s capital. Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers ... Read More

WHO Raises Alarm on Alleged Sale of Free Tuberculosis Drugs

Henry Solomon- March 29, 2018

Dr Michael Jose, the National Professional Officer of World Health Organisation (WHO) in  Nigeria,  has decried the alleged sale of free Tuberculosis (TB) drugs to ... Read More

Caretaker Committee Chairman Optimistic of Return of Law, Order in Rivers

Arowobusoye Samuel- January 31, 2018

Mr Osi Olisa, the Caretaker Committee Chairman, Ogba/ Ndoni /Egbema Area (ONELGA), Rivers has expressed optimism that law and order will return after a long ... Read More

Desmond Okotubo, Lead Memeber in Omoku Rivers New Year Attack Apprehended

Tanimu- January 11, 2018

Jimoh Moshood, Port Harcourt: Concerned by the Gruesome Murder of Innocent people in Omoku Rivers state on the 1st January, 2018 by the vicious and ... Read More

Rivers Most Notorious Cultist and Kidnap Kingpin ‘Don Wanny’ Shot Dead

Tanimu- January 7, 2018

Aminu Iliyasu, Port Harcourt: Authorities of 6 Division Nigerian Army Port Harcourt wish to inform the peace loving people of Omoku in ONELGA in particular, ... Read More

Update from The Office of IGP on Benue, Rivers States and Other Killings

Tanimu- January 6, 2018

Moshood Jimoh, Abuja: IGP deploys additional Five (5) Units of Police Mobile Force, Police Special Forces, Police Aerial Surveillance Helicopters and Special Police Joint Intelligence ... Read More

President Buhari Comments on Kaduna, Rivers States Killings

Tanimu- January 2, 2018

Garba SHehu, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and outrage at reports of killings of innocent persons in Omoku, Rivers State and the traditional ... Read More

Residents Of Eliozu Community Protest Escape Of Suspected Ritual Killer

Henry Solomon- August 24, 2017

Some residents of Eliozu area of Port Harcourt on Wednesday protested the unfortunate escape of Mr Ifeanyi Dike, a suspected ritual killer from police custody. ... Read More

Rivers State Government Shuts 1,886 Illegal Schools

Henry Solomon- August 9, 2017

The Rivers Government has closed no fewer than 1,886 schools operating without government’s approval,  Gov. Nyesom Wike said in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. Wike made ... Read More

Ex-Militants Hail President Buhari, Score Administration High

Abdul Jimoh- May 25, 2017

Ex Militants Score Buhari's Administration High Some beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), have urged Niger Delta ex-agitators and youths to support President Muhammadu ... Read More

Court Remands George Turnah In Prison For N3bn Scam

Abdul Jimoh- May 25, 2017

Court Remands George Turnah In Prison Justice Ibrahim Watilat of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Wednesday dismissed an oral ... Read More

“We Are Proud Of You”- Rivers CP Tells Magu

Abdul Jimoh- May 9, 2017

Rivers CP Says Police Is Proud Of Magu The Rivers State Police Commissioner, Mr. Zaki Ahmed has expressed satisfaction and delight in the efforts of ... Read More