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Rivers NLC Chair Raises Alarm Over Alleged Fraud In Civil Service

Chairperson of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Rivers State, Beatrice Itubor has raised an alarm over alleged fraud in the State Civil Service. Itubor in a statement alleged that since the inception of the Contributory Pension Scheme the State Government has not contributed a dime. Despite the fact that the Board has been collecting monies […]

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Arrest of Cultists: We Will Not Tolerate Protest Activities – RSG

The Rivers State Government says it has uncovered plans by some persons and groups to unleash mayhem in the state, following the arrest of some cultists few days ago. The State governor, Nyesom Wike made this known through his media aide, Kelvin Ebiri today. The government noted that it will not tolerate protest activities, under […]

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State-wide Sanitation Exercise to hold 28 November - RIWAMA


The Rivers State government hereby announces the termination of its contract with all private waste contractors effective from 29 April, 2022. The decision to terminate their contract with the Rivers State Management Agency (RIWAMA), stems from their inability to fulfill the contractual obligation to ensure cleaner and healthier environment for Rivers’ citizens. In the interim, […]

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Rivers Passenger Bus: Jackrich Calls For Release of Abducted Passengers

Rivers Governorship hopeful, Hon. Sobomabo Jackrich has pleaded with the state government to meet with the local government chairmen of Emouha, Akuku Toru, Asari Toru, and security agencies to ensure adequate security along the state axis of the East West Road. Jackrich, made the call when he picked the governorship nomination form of his party, […]

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Rivers State: Waterfronts Are Owned By Okrikans – Okrika Chief

An Okrika Chief, has condemned the demolition of waterfronts along the Iloabuchi axis of Diobu in Port Harcourt, by the Rivers State Government, without any form of compensation. The chief, in a chat with journalists in Port Harcourt, today, claimed that the waterfronts are owned by the Okirika people and the Wobo family in Diobu. […]

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Ban on Street Trading: Traders Beg Gov. Wike To Open The Newly Built Mile 1 Market

Some traders selling along Ikwerre road in Rivers State, has pleaded with Governor, Nyesom Wike to provide shops for them before asking them to leave the roads. One of the traders, Mama Chima who sells along Ikwerre raod by Emenike junction in a chat with us, said the shops at the markets are not enough […]

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Construction Work Not Responsible For Flood -RVSG

The Rivers State Government, has denied reports that the on going construction work by Julius Berger is responsible for the flash flood been witnessed in Port Harcourt and its environs. The state Commissioner for Works, Tasie Amadi in a chat with journalists, yesterday, said indiscrimate dumping of refuse in drainages and building on flood canals […]

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Prepare For Looming Flood – NEMA To RVSG

The National Emergency Management Agency, has warned that by the second week of November, the rains will be adverse in Rivers State. South South Coordinator of NEMA, Godwin Tepikor, disclosed this during a stakeholders meeting in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. He said the state must prepare for the looming flood that will affect communities in the […]

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Rivers emerges 6th cleanest state in Nigeria


The Executive Council of the Rivers State Government has approved over N5 Billion Naira required for the revamping of the Prof. Kersley Harrison Hospital and the Dental and Maslofacial Hospital located in Port Harcourt. Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike presided over the meeting that held at the Executive Chamber of Government House, Port Harcourt on Wednesday. […]

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Rivers Residence Registration Bill gets First Reading


*as Enugu State Governor commissions 16.06km Dualised Saakpenwa-Bori Highway. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the federal government has been playing politics with the Ogoni environment remediation programme recommended by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). He noted that Ogoni having played a pivotal role in the economic development of Rivers State and the […]

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