COVID-19: Hilda Dokubo’s response to President Buhari’s relaxed lockdown directive

The popular actress, director and filmmaker, Hilda Dokubo has on Friday, May 1, 2020 expressed her concern over how the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has been handling the pandemic in Nigeria. The Actress in a 4-minute video in Instagram reacted to the President’s relaxed lockdown measures as follows: “Research findings are based on percentages, […]

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RVSG deports vagrants to their states

The Rivers State Government has evacuated 150 vagrants to their various states. This is in line with the Governor’s directive yesterday, aimed at decongesting the state to curb the spread of the COVID-19. Commissioner of Social Welfare, Mrs Inime Aguma on Tuesday led other officials of the ministry to profile all the vagrants before they […]

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Twitter Bans All Anti 5G Comments and Posts

Twitter Bans Anti-5G Comments and Posts

Twitter is placing ban on all comments and posts causing unrest and encouraging conspiracy theorists to attack 5G masts across the globe. This is based on the allegations that 5G is behind the coronavirus outbreak. There have been series of debates and controversies linking the 5G network and COVID-19, since its installation began. The Twitter […]

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Governor Wike Distributes Palliatives To Okrika

Wike Distributes Palliatives To Okrika – The Governor of Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike has distributed food items to the people of Okrika Local  Government  Area. This is to cushion the effect of the lockdown order in the state occasioned by the COVID-19. Chairman of the LGA, Philemon Iwolima confirmed  this to news correspondents at […]

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A STATEWIDE BROADCAST BY HIS EXCELLENCY NYESOM EZENWO WIKE, CON, GSSRS, POS, TO MARK THE FIRST YEAR OF HIS SECOND TERM IN OFFICE

RVSG To Introduce Online Learning Platform

The Rivers State Ministry of Education has announced plans to carryout a unified E-learning for students in the state. This is to focus on the completion of the second term academic session and start online resumption for the next one. Commissioner of Education Kaniye Ebeku, made the revelation during a meeting with stakeholders of Private […]

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CSO laments neglect of Southern states

The Situation Room of the Rivers State Civil Societies Organisation has decried the neglect of the Southern and Niger Delta states by the Federal Government in its distribution of COVID-19 palliatives. At a briefing in Port Harcourt, Chairman of the organisation in Rivers State, Karl Uchegbu noted that the exclusion of the Niger Delta states […]

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PTAN gives Palliatives to host communities

The Petroleum Association of Nigeria (PTAN), in collaboration with the Nigerian Content and Developent Monitoring Board (NCDMB), has distributed palliatives to 10 host communities. This is to help cushion the effect of the lockdown in the communities. Chairman of PTAN, Nick Odunoye while presenting the food items to traditional rulers of the various communities said, […]

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RIWASA Carry-out Sanitisation Programme in Parts of Rivers State

The Rivers State Water Supply Sanitation Agency (RIWASA) in collaboration with the United Nations International Children Fund (UNICEF), has carried out a hand washing and sanitisation advocacy programme in Port Harcourt and Obio Akpor LGAs. Acting General Manager of RIWASA, Napoleon Adah in a statement in Port Harcourt said the initiative is aimed at encouraging […]

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EU donates 1.2m Euros to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria

More donations have been made to complement Nigeria’s anti-COVID-19 measures just as the number of cases begin to surge. Recently, the European Union (EU) donated 1.2m euros to compliment the efforts already put in place to fight coronavirus in the country. Confirming receipt of this donation, Peter Haukins, UNICEF representative in Nigeria, informed that the […]

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Association of Medical Practitioners call for support

The Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners in Rivers state has announced that more than government support would be needed, for them to help win the fight against the dreaded coronavirus pandemic. General Secretary of the Association, Joseph Olawuyi in a chat with journalists yesterday in Port Harcourt, called on the private sector, philanthropists […]

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PMAN appeals to RVSG to come to its aid

The Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Rivers state Chapter, has called on the state government to consider issuing palliatives to its members to help cushion the effect of the lockdown. In a chat with journalists in Port Harcourt today, the state interim Chairman of the Association, Utor Pepple said musicians in the state are […]

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MAN asks Rivers Government to allow raw materials into the state

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN has urged the Rivers State government to direct security operatives at the borders to allow carriers of raw materials used in the production of essentials, free passage into the state. Chairman of the Rivers/Bayelsa branch of the association, Adawari Pepple in a statement yesterday said, a lot of raw […]

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