Tags : Rivers State


Makinde Embarking On Priority, Proactive Projects In Oyo”, Says Wike,

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has commended the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, for his courageous leadership in the State; stressing that despite being the only PDP Governor in the South-West, Engr Makinde has performed appreciably well. Governor Wike, who lauded the Oyo State Governor for embarking on “priority, proactive signature projects,” said […]

Rivers State Records 163 New Cases Of COVID-19 As 14

Rivers State has reported 163 new cases of the Coronavirus, even as 14 more persons were confirmed dead across the country. Channels TV reports that Rivers’ tally made it the second most-prolific virus State on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, just behind Lagos State, the country’s epicentre of the global pandemic. In an early-morning tweet on […]

Pirates Attacks: Bonny Island Residents Storm Rivers Govt House, Assembly

Residents of Bonny Local Government area of Rivers State has carried out a fresh protest. This time, Channels TV reports that they stormed the Government House and Rivers State House of Assembly in Port Harcourt, the State capital. The report added that the protesters are calling for an immediate end to the attacks and killings […]

Rivers Govt Directs Schools To Reopen On Monday

The Rivers State Government has directed private and public Schools in the State to reopen on Monday, January 4, 2021. This was announced by the Permanent Secretary at the Rivers State Ministry of Education, Mr Chidi Adiele, in a statement on Sunday, January 3, 2021. According to Mr Adiele, all Schools in Rivers are to […]

Wanted Crime Kingpin Boboski Dies Hours After Arrest

The Police authorities in Rivers State have arrested a suspected kidnapper said to be the most wanted in the State, Honest Digbara, popularly known as Boboski. Boboski, said to have come from Nwidera, Gokana Local Government Area was nabbed at Korokoro community in Khana Local Government where he was hiding with his gang members. Confirming […]

Rivers Organised Labour Suspends Planned Protest

After meeting with the Rivers State Government, the President, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said the scheduled protest has been suspended. The Organised labour made up of Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in the meeting raised pending issues with the State Government, focusing on new minimum wage, payment […]

Angry Youths Shut Down Afam Power Station In Rivers State

Angry youths on Friday night shut down the Afam power station belonging to the Transmission Company of Nigeria in Rivers State. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reported that the youths, who forcefully took control of the facility, had demanded 24-hour electricity supply to their communities in Oyibo Local Government Area of Rivers. The acting […]

Wike Rescues Nunieh As Armed Security Operatives Surround Her Home

Armed security operatives surrounded the home of former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy Nunieh, in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The security operatives are said to have stormed the former NDDC MD’s residence in the early hours of Thursday, July 16, 2020. Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike reportedly […]

Reps Order Investigation of Deaths In Rivers State

The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into mysterious deaths that have reportedly claimed about 13 lives within a few days in Bonny Islands of Rivers State. The House ordered the Investigation following the adoption of a motion of urgent national importance moved by Hon. Dagogo Farah emergency plenary. Moving the motion, the Lawmaker […]

Aviaition Minister Condemns Arrest Of Pilots In Rivers

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has faulted the arrest of two Pilots of Caverton Helicopters by the Rivers State Government. Mr Sirika who was speaking during the Presidential Taskforce briefing on COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 8, 2020, explained that it was wrong for the State Government to have carried out the arrests, within Federal […]