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Wike Justifies Dethronement of Port Harcourt Monarch

Wike Justifies Dethronement of Port Harcourt Monarch

Wike Justifies Dethronement of Port Harcourt Monarch

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has formally presented Certificate of Recognition and Staff of Office to Uchechukwu Isaiah Elikwu, as the Eze Epara Rebisi, XII. The governor said the presentation had to be performed by him because of the importance of the stool to the State Government, and also to ensure the peace in

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Port Harcourt Submerged After Hours of Rain

Different parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, were submerged after several hours of rain on Thursday morning.Areas affected included Old and New GRA, Odili Road, Ogbunabali, Trans-Amadi, the area in front of the state Secretariat complex and Government House.In some of the areas, the water filled homes rising up to window levels. One

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COVID-19: Obaseki Given 48 Hours to Rescind Order On Compulsory Jab Or Risk Shutdown of State Economy

As resistance continues to mount over Edo State government’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for citizens, civil society organizations and students’ unions on Monday paralysed activities in Benin City, the state capital to protest the order. The protesters handed down a 48-hours ultimatum to the governor, Godwin Obaseki to withdraw the order or face total shut-down of

Port Harcourt Flooding Photo

Port Harcourt Floods: Govt, Victims Trade Blames

Victims of Tuesday’s massive flooding in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital have blamed poor construction work by government contractors for the disaster. But the state government has returned the blame to residents who dump solid wastes in the drains and build on flood channels. The flood, the worst in so many years, submerged widespread

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Residents Call for Drastic Measures as Heavy Rains Submerge Port Harcourt

Most parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, including Government House and the state Secretariat Complex, were on Tuesday submerged as heavy rains pounded the city for several hours. The rains which started very early in the day barred many residents from leaving their homes, which incidentally became flooded. One resident in GRA area

Rivers Govt Takes Back former NDDC Headquarters Building

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has formally returned the custody of its former headquarters building, Harold Dappa Biriye House, on Aba Road in Port Harcourt to the Rivers State Government. The handover took place on Wednedsay when the Sole Administrator of the Commission,Afiong Akwa, handed over the keys of the building to the Secretary

Youths Shut Down Nigeria's Industrial/Maritime Zone

ALGON Accuses INEC of Plot to Disenfranchise Rivers

Rivers State Chapter of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) has accused the Independent national Electoral Commission, INEC, of plotting to under-register and disenfranchise voters in Rivers State. The newly inaugurated executive committee of ALGON, who stormed the state headquarters of INEC in Port Harcourt, said they were afraid that the alleged shoddy arrangements

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