INEC Announces Date For Collection of PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced date for commencement of nationwide collection of Permanent Voter Cards. National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye in a statement said collection of PVCs will begin from Monday December 12 2022 to Sunday 22 January 2023. His statement reads, The Commission met on […]

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Press Release: Sim Fubara’s continued hiding, a cause for concern

05/12/2022 The 2023 governorship election in Rivers State is one that will test the mettle of the political sagacity of politicians. It’s an election that will provide an opportunity for the ruling PDP to prove that it has performed and delivered on every facet of development. It’s an election that the people’s vote is expected […]

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Man Abducted Along Rumuokoro Flyover Released

The managing director of IGPES Oil and Gas Company, Seni Awosike abducted by heavily gunmen along the Rumuokoro flyover bridge few days ago has reportedly regained freedom. Recall that three Police escorts attached to Awosike were gunned down by the abductors before he was whisked away. The Police had in a statement vowed to ensure […]

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“I Am Not A Fan of Buhari But… – Gov. Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike says he owes nobody an apology for commending President, Muhammadu Buhari for approving and paying funds owed the Niger Delta states since 1999. Wike in a statement at the weekend said if Buhari had not released the funds it would have been difficult for him to do all that he […]

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WIKE CONFERS STATE HONOURS ON 162 DISTINGUISHED NIGERIANS

Press Release: WIKE CONFERS STATE HONOURS ON 162 DISTINGUISHED NIGERIANS

*I have no apologies for commending Buhari over 13 percent derivation arrears Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has honoured 162 distinguished Nigerians for their inspirational achievements, impactful life and contributions to the progress of the State in particular and the nation in general. Among those honoured are eight State governors, nine former governors of other States, lawyers […]

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2023: Rivers is a No-Go-Area – Wike Warns Opposition Parties

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has said that the state already has a successor and his choice was based on the good works of his administration. Wike, in a statement yesterday said anyone spending his money on any other candidate apart from that of the PDP is wasting his time. Wike revealed that he warned […]

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Gov. Wike to Honor Samuel Ortom Today

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike will today honour his Benue State counterpart, Samuel Ortom with one of the highest honours in the state. Gov. Wike made this known in a statement during the commissioning of projects yesterday.¬† Governor Wike described the Benue State Governor as a true friend of Rivers people who is trustworthy and […]

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NAME GOVERNORS PILFERING LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUNDS -WIKE TELLS BUHARI

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has dissociated himself from state governors who dip their hands into local government funds received from the Federation Account. Governor Wike was reacting to the accusation by President Muhammadu Buhari that governors have continued to deliberately deplete remittances released to various councils in their States. The Rivers State governor, […]

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Rivers INEC Receives PVCs, Set to Begin Distribution Soon

The Independent National Electoral Commission says issuance of Pemanent Voters Card will begin from Monday, December 12 2022 to Jan. 22 2023 at the various 774 LGA offices of the commission. The commission in a statement Today also said the exercise will begin at the Ward levels from 6th to 15th January 2023. Meanwhile, INEC […]

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RSHA Adjusts 2023 Budget, Passes It Into Law

Rivers State House of Assembly has adjusted the 2023 appropriation bill from five hundred and fifty billion Naira to about five hundred and fifty-five billion naira. The adjustment was to accommodate some items like the registration of WAEC and the Judicial institute which were not captured in the budget. Speaker of the House, Ikunyi Owaji […]

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Comrade Beatrice Itubo

Rivers 2023: “I Am Not An Ordinary Woman, Nobody Can Force Me To Step Down” – Itubo

Governorship candidate of the Labour Party in Rivers State, Beatrice Itubo says nobody no matter how highly placed can force her to drop her governorship ambition. Itubo, in a statement yesterday said she bought her form just like presidential candidate of the party, Peter Obi bought his, adding that nobody can negotiate her position for […]

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RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION - Press Release

Rivers School Set to Expel Students Involved in Classroom Romance

The four students of Community Secondary School, Nkpolu-Oroworoko in Mile 3 Port Harcourt, who were arrested over classroom romance are on the verge of being expelled by the school. Prince Wiro, a member of the Centre for Basic Rights and Accountability Campaign disclosed this in a statement Today. According to him, the principal of the […]

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Gospel Singer Sensational Bamidele Involved In Ghastly Car Crash

Popular gospel musician, Sensational Bamidele has escaped death after his car collided with another vehicle and somersaulted eight times.  Bamidele, who shared clips of himself in a hospital with injuries and blood stains on his body stated that some persons lost their lives in the accident. His statement reads, He moves mountains And he cause […]

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UPTH Overwhelmed with COVID-19 Cases

UPTH To Conduct Autopsy on Late Social Media Influencer

The University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital says an autopsy will be conducted on late social media Influencer, YemiThePlug. The management of UPTH disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Yemi, passed on after he had an asthma attack and was rushed to the hospital. However, Acting Public Relations Officer of the hospital in a […]

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RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION - Press Release

Rivers: Students Caught Kissing in Class Released Unconditionally

The female and male students of a Government Secondary School in Port Harcourt, arrested for kissing in class during lecture hours have been released unconditionally. Prince Wiro, a member of the Centre for Basic Rights and Accountability Campaign who disclosed this in a statement Today said the students were released unconditionally after his intervention. He […]

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Rivers emerges 6th cleanest state in Nigeria

“The Economy of Rivers State is Dead” – Ugo Beke

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in Rivers State, Prince Ugo Beke says the state is still below three percent in terms of infrastructural development despite claims that the current administration has done very well. Ugo in an interview few days ago stated that the economy of Rivers state is dead as a […]

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Rivers: Car Stolen At The Premises of The Port Harcourt High Court

A Toyota RAV4 belonging to one Edna Nneda Alete the Information Officer of the Ministry of Health, Rivers State, was yesterday, stolen at the premises of the Port Harcourt High Court. Car details are as follows: Toyota RAV4 Red Colour Plate number RUM 468 CB Engine No: 1AZ4075432 CHAS NO: JTEGH20V520053855. If found anywhere within […]

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FHC Ruling: Tonye Cole Reacts

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Arch. Tonye Cole has reacted to the ruling of a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt in a suit by Bernard Mikko challenging his emergence as flagbearer of the party. Mikko, had dragged Cole before the Court demanding his dismissal as the party’s flagbearer. However […]

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RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION - Press Release

Rivers School Arrest Students For Kis*ing in Class

The Management of a Government¬† secondary school in Port Harcourt has allegedly arrested a female and male students in SS2 for kis*ing and rom*ncing in class. A member of the Centre for Basic Rights and Accountability Campaign, Prince Wiro made this known in a statement on Wednesday. Wiro who did not reveal the name of […]

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Wike Cannot Boast of Empowering 10 Persons - APC Chair

Just In: Court Dismisses Suit Against Tonye Cole, APC

By Chiburoma Glory Nwabueze A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has dismissed a suit filed by Benard Miko against the emergence of Tonye Cole as Rivers APC Governorship Candidate in SUIT NO: PH/FHC/94/CS/22 — Bernard Mikko Vs. INEC, APC, Tonye Patrick Cole & Ojukaye Flag-Amachree Bernard Miko had approached the court seeking to […]

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