Latest News, Events and Happenings in Rivers News.en-usXirea Apparels to launch world-class ultra modern garment manufacturing facility;showcases Buphalo Safety BrandBy Etop EkanemXirea Apparels, a new company in the garment industry, is set to unveil its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located at Trans-Amadi, Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, on July 23, 2019.Mr. Obinna <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 20 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Gov Ihedioha! Imo is tired of ‘nwi nwi nwi’ Dr. Ugoji EgbujoThe other day it was at the Imo house of assembly complex. There was a leaking roof. It had been allowed to leak. When the walls turned green and good for camera, the congregation for lamentation headed there. The speaker and the <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 20 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Police killed my son, branded him an armed robber — Chief Nwigwe;..N200m awarded against police by court still unpaidBy Chidi Nkwopara, OwerriIn Igbo tradition and culture, children are expected to bury their parents and not the other way round.Late Hisrael Olannanyika NwigweWhile it is very painful for <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 20 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Pour oil of ‘Gilead’ on Edo troubled water, group tells Oshiomhole by the negative impact of the feud in the Edo State House of Assembly on governance in the state, a group of Edo professionals spread across the country, have charged the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress , Comrade Adams <br>VanguardBestNairaSat, 20 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Breaking: Buhari approves recruitment of 5,000 personnel for NDLEA &#8211; The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency , Col. Muhammad Abdallah , says President Muhammadu Buhari has approved recruitment of 5,000 personnel for the agency to boost its manpower.BUHARIAbdallah made the disc <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Strange: DPR shut filling stations for dispensing free fuel Egufe YafugborhiPORT HARCOURT &#8211; THE Department of Petroleum Resources on Friday shut some fuel stations in Port Harcourt, Rivers state for dispensing free fuel to consumers.fuel-pumpThe industry regulator however shut down several o <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 DPR shuts 33 filling stations in Port Harcourt Harcourt &#8211; The Department of Petroleum Resources on Friday shut down businesses in 33 filling stations in Port Harcourt over alleged sharp practices.Mr Bassey Nkanga, Operations Controller, DPR, Port Harcourt Zone, disclosed this t <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 The media sons and daughters of July Lanre IdowuJULY, the seventh month of the year, holds special attraction for quite a number of our media professionals. Journalists and broadcasters, educators and administrators, publishers and entrepreneurs, it is the birth month of at least 13 <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Senate seeks status of Nigeria’s extended continental shelf Henry UmoruABUJA &#8211; THE Senate, yesterday resolved to invite the United Nations, UN resident team in Nigeria and the Nigeria Boundary Commission to brief it in the next four weeks on the status of Nigeria&rsquo;s claim of her extended contin <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Global ranking: 7 reasons our varsities are poorly ranked — Okebukola Dayo AdesuluDirector of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, NESCO, Institute for African Culture and International Understanding, Professor Peter Okebukola, has given seven reasons why African universities are poorl <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Ruga can implode Nigeria – Okorotie Republic lawmaker in old Rivers State, Secretary Bayelsa Elders Forum, and Chairman Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Bayelsa State chapter, Chief Thompson Okorotie, in this interview bared his mind on some topical national issues and the way fo <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Large turnout as Oyo pupils write placement, JSS3 exams for free Adeola BadruIN fulfilment of Governor Seyi Makinde&#8217;s promise, pupils of public and private primary schools and junior secondary schools in Oyo State came out in large number on Thursday to write the state&#8217;s placement examination into <br>VanguardBestNairaFri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Shell calls for vigorous campaign against pipeline vandalism JIMITOTA ONOYUMEWARRI: SHELL has enjoined stakeholders in the Niger Delta to vigorously campaign against attack on oil crude oil facilities, stressing that effort should be made to save the environment from impact of oil pollution. General Manage <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Rivers State Govt: It’s weird to say we want to tax Churches;Calms frayed nerves in CANBy Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HARCOURT &#8211; RIVERS State Government, on Thursday, described as &ldquo;weird and unfounded&rdquo;, reports alleging that it has vowed to start taxing churches.RIRS boss, Adoage Norteh ( <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Sch pupils learning on bare floors: ‘I’m heartbroken’ – New Rotary Governor Egufe YafugborhiPORT HARCOURT &ndash; The new Governor of Rotary International District 9141, Nze Anizor, has expressed disappointment over the existence of schools, even in major cities, where he said pupils still learn on bare floors at this ag <br>VanguardBestNairaThu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0100