DMO: Nigeria's Debt Stock is N31trn

NULGE gives Hope Ikiriko 7-day ultimatum to pay salaries of workers

The Rivers State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has given the Ahaoda-West Council Boss, Hope Ikiriko a 7-day ultimatum to pay workers of the council their salaries. State Chairman of NULGE, Clifford Paul made this known in a chat with journalists yesterday in Port Harcourt. He said NULGE would carryout […]

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RSVG says it has a court injunction preventing NLC and TUC planned protest

The Rivers State Government has reacted to the planned massive protest by the NLC and TUC in Rivers State on September 8 2020. The State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Paulinus Nsirim in an interview on Rhythm FM this morning said, such action is illegal as there is a court injunction stopping any form of […]

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NLC says RVSG has recruited thugs to disrupt its peaceful protest

NLC, TUC set to stage massive protest in Rivers State

The Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress is set to storm Rivers State on September 8 for a massive protest. This is with respect to what has been termed anti-labour activities by the Wike-led administration. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba who made this known yesterday said the Rivers State Government had unleashed several anti-labour […]

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COVID-19: Rivers State Records 4 New Cases

COVID-19: Rivers State Records 0 New case

Rivers State recorded no new case of the COVID-19 yesterday. The total number of confirmed cases in the state still stands at 2,168 with 2008 discharged and 57 deaths. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its Twitter handle, during its daily update of the COVID-19 in the country yesterday. Nigeria […]

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FG announces construction of 10 new airports

Only Lagos and Abuja Airports Approved for International Flights – FG

The Federal Government of Nigeria has said that only the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja would be allowed to reopen for international travels. Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation who made this known during the briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, yesterday also said only approved airlines will be […]

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Mother loses daughter after using snipper as anti-lice spray

A woman has lost her nine-year-old daughter in Port Harcourt, after heeding to the advice of her hairdresser to spray the girl’s hair with snipper to kill lice. According to reports, the little girl allegedly fell ill after the application of the substance and was rushed to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) […]

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FG Declares Nov. 1 National Youth Day

FG Declares Nov. 1 National Youth Day

The Federal government has approved November 1st of every year as the National Youth Day to celebrate Nigerian youths in the country. Sunday Dare, minister of Youths and Sports Development, made this known in a tweet yesterday. He said, ”Today, President Buhari in Council approved November 1st every year as the National Youth Day to […]

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T.B. JoshuLionel Messis says he will remain at Barcelonaa Warns Messi Against Leaving Barcelona

T.B. Joshua Warns Messi Against Leaving Barcelona

Founder of the Synagogue, Prophet Temitope Balogun popularly known as T. B Joshua has reacted to the rift between football club Barcelona and its superstar player, Lionel Messi. The outspoken prophet in a statement yesterday warned Messi not to quit  his club Barcelona with bitterness as it might be disastrous for him.  T. B. Joshua said, […]

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COVID-19: Rivers State Records 37 New Cases

COVID-19: Rivers State Records 27 New cases

Rivers State recorded has recorded 27 new cases of the COVID-19 yesterday. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 2,168 with 2003 discharged, and 57 deaths. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its Twitter handle, during its daily update of the COVID-19 in the country […]

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FG: CAMA not targeted at religious organisations

FG: CAMA not targeted at religious organisations

The presidency has said that the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020 is not targeted at religious organisations. Senator Ita Enang, Special Assistant to President Buhari on Niger Delta Affairs disclosed this in a meeting with the leadership of CAN, in Abuja.  “We want to declare as a fact, that the Act does not […]

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NBA PH asks CP to hasten trial of officer accused of rape

Vice Chairperson of the NBA Port Harcourt Branch, Anthonia Osademe has called on the Rivers State Police Command to hasten up the orderly room trial of one of its officers, Peter Ebah. Officer Ebah is accused of raping a widow at Sakpenwa, Tai LGA. Osademe, in a chat with journalists yesterday in Port Harcourt said […]

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COVID-19: Rivers State Records 0 New Case

COVID-19: Rivers State Records 0 New Case

Rivers State recorded no new cases of the COVID-19 yesterday. The total number of confirmed cases in the state still stands at 2,141 with 1985 discharged and 57 deaths. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its Twitter handle, during its daily update of the COVID-19 in the country yesterday. Nigeria also […]

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FG commences 774k Jobs today

Keyamo: 774k SPW may become an annual programme

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that the 774,000 public service programme might be extended beyond the proposed three months. Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo made this known in a chat with journalists in Abuja. He said, “I am confident that the SPW will succeed 100 per cent. We limited the […]

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COVID-19: Rivers State Records 19 New Cases

PTF: States not testing accounts for low COVID-19 cases in the country

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has said the drop in testing by states accounts for the reduction in Covid-19 cases in the country. Elsie Llori, Head of Disease Surveillance for the NCDC made this known in a statement on Monday. She said, “In the month of August, we had very low number of […]

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Soso Soberekon Declares Intention for 2023 Rivers Guber

Soso Soberekon Declares Intention for 2023 Rivers Guber

Record Label executive and artist manager, Soso Soberekon has said that he will contest the 2023 governorship election in Rivers State. The popular music executive who made this known today on his Instagram page did not mention the party he would be contesting on its platform  Soberekon said, ”With love for our State and a […]

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Rivers Ministry of Education bans fees, Releases Call Number to report erring School Heads

PHED launches 24hr Call Centre

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has launched a 24hr call center in Port Harcourt to attend to complaints of its customers. General Manager, Services, Ojuko Amah who represented the CEO of the company, Henry Ajagbawa during the launch said, customers will no longer need to be at their office physically to make complaints. […]

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COVID-19: Rivers State Records 4 New Cases

COVID-19: Rivers State Records 0 New Case

Rivers State recorded no new cases of the COVID-19 yesterday. The total number of confirmed cases in the state still stands at 2,141 with 1971 discharged and 57 deaths. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its Twitter handle, during its daily update of the COVID-19 in the country yesterday. Other […]

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RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY OF EDUCATION - Press Release

PTF warns against hasty reopening of schools in Nigeria

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has issued a note of warning to state governments who intend to reopen schools in the country.  Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha issued the warning during the COVID-19 briefing yesterday in Abuja. He said, “Whilst the PTF does not discourage making such preparations, we need to be […]

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NDDC finally pays the tuition fees of its stranded scholars

NDDC finally pays the tuition fees of its stranded scholars

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has paid the tuition fees of students on its scholarship program. Charles Odili, the Commission’s Director of Corporate Affairs who made this known in a chat with journalists today, said, the sum of $5.901m have been paid to 197 scholarship students.  President Muhammadu Buhari had few weeks ago, ordered […]

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SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS RSG PURCHASE OF OML 11, KIDNEY ISLAND

Eleme LGA Chairman, Deputy Impeached

Chairman of Eleme Local Government Area, Phillip Okwaraji and his Deputy, Osarono have been impeached by the Eleme Legislative Assembly. Leader of the House, Ehime Ngelali in a chat with journalists yesterday, said “the Eleme people gave them the authority and mandate to manage their resources and other things that belong to Eleme people.” “But, […]

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