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Rivers Council Inaugurates Task Force to Stop Illegal Oil Bunkering

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

Wike Threatens to Convert Disputed Land in Ogoni to Mortuary

On his Sixth Anniversary in Office, Wike Praises Self, Blasts Buhari, APC

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday thumped his chest with pride to say that he has been able to grow the infrastructure and social services of the state beyond the expectation of both friends and opponents of his government. The governor, who spoke at a special ceremony at Obi Wali International Centre, Port Harcourt

Rivers Government House Jetty Displaces Port Harcourt Slum

Rivers Government House Jetty Displaces Port Harcourt Slum

Parts of Marine Base, one of the major waterfront slum settlements in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital may give way for the expansion of the Government House Jetty and Governor’s Lounge, according to Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. The governor gave the indication on Wednesday during the flag-off of the Government House Jetty sited

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UNIPORT Alumni President Dies, As New Vice-Chancellor, Steps in

Chris Adokeme, The National President of the University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association is dead. The death was confirmed on Tuesday by Charles Tambou, a close friend of the deceased. The news of Adokeme’s death came shortly after he sent out a congratulatory message to the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt,

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