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Wike faults National Assembly’s confirmation of ex-service chiefs as envoys

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, faulted the National Assembly for confirming former service chiefs as ambassadors, insisting that it is unjustifiable to confirm officers who were...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

HOMEF seeks vigorous environmental justice campaign in Niger Delta

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Health for Mother Health Foundation (HOMEF), has declared that said the ruling of the Dutch Appeal Court against Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) over environmental offences offers the...

Thu Feb 25th, 2021     Read More →

Wike accuses NDDC of spending N10 billion to unseat him

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Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday accused the management of Niger Delta Development Commission of spending N10 billion in a failed bid to unseat him. x “You can imagine NDDC...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC reports 571 new Infections, 12 death for Feb. 23

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 571 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 153, 187. The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Death toll in Boko Haram on Nigeria's Maiduguri rises to 16

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The death toll from a Boko Haram mortar attack on the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri has risen to 16, security sources said Wednesday. Jihadists on Tuesday fired two volleys of explosives...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

‘Nigeria can’t fight insecurity without addressing drug abuse’

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike (right), receiving a souvenir from Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig.-Gen Mohammed Buba Marwa (rtd.), when he visited Wike at...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

How ammunition proliferation fuels insecurity in Nigeria

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Nigerian government can be very touchy when it comes to the performance of the country’s economy. In its effort to project an image of Nigeria as the leading heavyweight on the continent,...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

More beneficiaries emerge under FG’s N75bn survival fund

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More beneficiaries have continued to emerge under the Federal Government’s N75bn survival fund for small businesses, with Gombe and Rivers being the latest to acknowledge the scheme. The...

Wed Feb 24th, 2021     Read More →

Hope PSBank begins free NIN registration for Nigerians across offices nationwide

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Hope PSBank, a subsidiary of Unified Payment Services Limited and Nigeria’s premier digital-first bank, has commenced a free National Identification Number (NIN) for Nigerians including its...

Tue Feb 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Petrol subsidy removal will save N1trn, boost govt revenue – Experts

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Kindly Share This Story: By Obas Esiedesa Experts have warned that unless the downstream sector of the petroleum industry is fully deregulated and libralised, Nigeria would pay almost N1 trillion...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Rivers Assembly passes bill on compulsory use of face masks in public places

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The Rivers State House of Assembly has passed a bill that mandates residents to compulsorily use facemasks in public places. The bill titled “Enforcement of Wearing of Face Masks” was...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Gunmen kidnap monarch, UNIPORT lecturer in Rivers

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Gunmen have abducted the monarch of Ikuru town in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, Aaron Ikuru. Also, bandits on Sunday evening kidnapped a lecturer with the Linguistics and...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA confiscates over N17m worth of illicit drugs

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The Rivers State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has confiscated over N17 million worth of cannabis compressed into 23 bags weighing 621kg each in Port Harcourt...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Noble the hero as Enyimba beat Rivers United to advance

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Port Harcourt-born John Noble Biriyima was the hero yesterday as Enyimba beat Rivers United in their CAF Confederation Cup decider at the Adokie Aimiesimaka Stadium to qualify for the group stage...

Mon Feb 22nd, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA uncovers cannabis warehouse, seizes N17m illicit drugs in Rivers

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NDLEA PHOTO:Twitter The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Rivers has uncovered a warehouse of compressed cannabis Sativa in Abuja Estate in Port Harcourt, Rivers. The state...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →