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Reps Member Declines Offer to Seek Reelection

Reps Member Declines Offer to Seek Reelection

The member of the House of Representatives representing Port Harcourt Constituency II, Chinyere Igwe, has declined appeals by members of his constituency to seek reelection to the federal house. In a statement he issued on Thursday, a copy of which was made available to the magazine, Igwe said having done so much to meet the

Why I want to be President, Wike declares

Why I want to be President, Wike declares

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that he will be vying for the office of the President of Nigeria under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Governor Wike, who made his intention known in Makurdi, Benue state after a meeting with PDP stakeholders on Sunday, stressed that his priority will be to

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Robbers Rob NUJ Chairman in Rivers

Escape with union bus Amaechi Okonkwo, the Chairman of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Rivers State, said he was still traumatised from his household’s encounter with robbers who robbed him and his neighbours early Friday. Okokwo told the magazine that despite the precautionary measures he took to stave off trespassers

Wike Orders Compulsory Acquisition of Saro-Wiwa's Property

Wike Orders Compulsory Acquisition of Saro-Wiwa’s Property

…says Time for stomach infrastructure. Rivers State Govenor, Nyesom Wike, has ordered the compulsory acquisition of a corporate office complex belonging to the martyred environment rights activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa. The governor made the order on Tuesday during the inauguration of Oroabali Flyover in Port Harcourt. He said the abandoned complex was defacing the newly commissioned

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Rivers 10th Flyover to Cost ₦8.2bn

Rivers State Executive Council has approved the construction of a flyover at Elimgbu/Rumuokwurushi axis of the East-West road in Port Harcourt at the cost of ₦8.2 billion. The approval was given at the EXCO meeting held at Government House, Port Harcourt on Thursday. At a press briefing, the Commissioner for Works, Elloka Tasie-Amadi, said the

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Soot Pollution: Wike Reads Riot Act to Council Chiefs, Threatens Traditional Rulers with Dethronement

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has given marching orders to local government chairmen to stop all artisanal refining of crude oil in the state. The governor, who also deplored the insubordination of identified First Class chiefs in the state that do not attend state functions, threatened to dethrone such traditional rulers. The governor’s order and

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