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Wike Charges FG on Miltary’s Combat Capacity

Wike Charges FG on Miltary’s Combat Capacity

… he promises gunboats Rivers State Governor has challenged the Nigerian government to strengthen the combat capacity of the Nigerian Army and make it the strongest army in Africa. The governor gave the charge while delivering a keynote address at the Nigerian Army Combat Support Arms Training Week 2021 christened COSAT WEEK 2021, in Port

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Obi Donates N5m to Centre for Physically Challenged Inmates

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has donated N5 million to Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled, Old and Tramps (RECDOT) in Ozubulu, as part of the activities to mark his 60th birthday celebration. According to a statement by his media assistant, Valentine Obienyem, Obi also provided facilities to equip the computer laboratory of RECDOT Comprehensive

Youths Shut Down Nigeria's Industrial/Maritime Zone

Youths Shut Down Nigeria’s Industrial/Maritime Zone

…want East-West road fixed Distraught youths of Eleme in Rivers State on Monday blocked the Eleme axis of the East – West road to protest the failure of the Nigerian government to fix that portion of the road that has turned into a death trap. The youths moved very early in the morning and blocked

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Media War: Rivers APC Replies Wike

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has reacted to an alarm raised by Rivers State Government that the party and its former governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside, planned to unleash a media campaign against the state government and the Governor, Nyesom Wike. In a press statement on Friday, the State publicity Secretary of APC,

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Rivers Council Inaugurates Task Force to Stop Illegal Oil Bunkering

The Chairman of Emohua Local Government area in Rivers State has inaugurated a task force to fight the menace of oil bunkering in the area. The Chairman of the Local Government, Chidi Lloyd, who inaugurated the task force disowned people who he said had been collecting tax from the illegal oil bunkerers supposedly on behalf

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike,

Rivers Govt Alleges Plot to Unleash Media War on Wike

Rivers State Government has alleged that the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, has hatched plans to carry out a smear media campaign against the Governor, Nyesom Wike. According to the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, the plot includes the use of select media houses in the state to denigrate the governor. In a

Traffic in PH as Drivers Protest Multiple Taxes

Petrol Scarcity Looms in Rivers as Tanker Drivers Sustain Strike

There are fears that a fresh round of scarcity of petroleum products might hit Port Harcourt and its environs as members of the Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, unit of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, sustain their strike in the city. Already queues have been resurfacing at petrol filling stations. The


Rivers Hails Supreme Court Over Injunction on Oil Wells Ceded to Imo

Rivers State Government has commended the Supreme Court for issuing an injunction to stop the Federal Government from ceding 12 oil wells from the state to Imo State. The Commissioner for Finance and Planning, Isaac Kamalu, said Rivers State Government filed the suit at the Supreme Court against the FGN and its agencies from carrying

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Peterside, APC Chieftain Fault Wike’s Stewardship Account

A former Director-General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dakuku Peterside, and a former Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Chris Finebone, have dismissed the account of stewardship rendered by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday as incomplete and misleading. Both Peterside and Finebone, who were responding to

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