Judicial Commission Inquiry Set Up To Probe Amaechi Begins Sitting

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Nyesom Wike led administration to probe the administration of immediate past Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, began its sitting on Monday at the Chief Judge’s court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital.The Justice George Omeregi-led commission of inquiry is expected to probe the

Sierra Leone To Play Cote D’Ivoire in Lagos

The National Football Federation has given permission to Sierra Leone to play Cote D’Ivoire in Lagos, on Sunday, 6 September 2015. The match is for the African Cup of Nations 2017 qualifiers, which should have been played in Sierra Leone if not for the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak the country

Wike sacks VC weeks after abduction, release

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Professor Rosamund Green-Osahagulu Professor Rosamund Osahagulu, the Vice Chancellor of Ignatius Ajuru University, Port Harcourt who was kidnapped on June 20 and released by her abductors on June 26 has been sacked by Governor Nyesom Wike with immediate effect.

Read Where APC Wants Wike To Be Instead Of Government House

Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers state will not escape judgment in the hands of God and from President Muhammadu Buhari. This was the position of the Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abusidiqu.

Bird Flu Recorded In Port Harcourt

Farmers and consumers of poultry products in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, have again been put on red alert, following the confirmation of the outbreak of Avian Flu (Bird Flu) disease by the Rivers State Government. The Director, Public Health Services in the Ministry of Health, Dr.

Policemen beef up security around NLNG Port Harcourt office

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Babs Omotowa, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria LNG Limited Amidst threats by a coalition of youths from the host communities of the the multi-billion dollars, Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, in Rivers state, over construction of Drydock in Badagry, Lagos, a water tight security has been put

The state of Niger Delta’s tech ecosystem

No doubt the Nigerian tech ecosystem is on its way to becoming one to contend with on the African continent with a growing number of tech hubs across the country, funding from local and international venture capitalists, stunning innovations by young men and women and hundreds of tech driven start-ups

EFCC Arrests Suspected $4m Fraudster, Idowu Olanrewaju

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested a suspected fraudster, Idowu Olanrewaju, for defrauding an American citizen of the sum of $4 million through his company. The suspect allegedly asked the victim to pay the said amount into the account of his company, Total Intership Nigeria

Tonto Dikeh Set To Undergo Name Change

DB Records signee, Tonto Dikeh is set to undergo a name change as she has taken the first step to becoming Mrs Tonto Wigo Dikeh-Churchill. The actress turned singer revealed on social media that she would soon sign the dotted lines as she and better half had carried out the

Port Harcourt, Warri Refineries Commence Preliminary Production

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says refineries in Port Harcourt and Warri have commenced preliminary production. According to the NNPC, production started after in-house engineers conducted a nine-month rehabilitation on the facility.

Patience Jonathan Barred From Airport’s VIP Lounge

Security officials at the Port-Harcourt International Airport in Rivers state on Thursday, July 23, barred wife of former president Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience from entering the airport’s VIP lounge. Patience Jonathan

Air Force To Intensify Offensive Against Insurgency

The Nigerian Air Force has vowed to intensify its onslaught against the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s north-east region. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Sadiq Abubarkar, said this on Thursday during an operational visit to the Air Force Base in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

NSCDC Impounds Suspected Adulterated Crude Oil Tanker In Abia

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have impounded a tanker truck carrying alleged adulterated Crude Oil. Men of the NSCDC seized the tanker suspected to be conveying about 33,000 litres of suspected adulterated Crude Oil at Osisioma, along Port Harcourt Expressway in the South-east region of Nigeria.

Nigeria vs Congo: LOC assures fans of security in PH

Samson Siasia: coach of Dream Team VI The Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee for the 2016 Olympic Qualifying match, Hon. Boma Iyaye has assured fans of the Under 23 Team (Dream Team 6) and its counterpart from Congo of maximum security.

Port Harcourt Refinery Begins Production Of Crude Oil

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The Managing Director of the Port Harcourt Refining Company, PHRC, Dr Bafred Enjugu has announced that the refinery has commenced the production of crude oil. Read: 4 Nigerian Refineries To Resume Production Of Fuel In July

Rivers Council Chairmen: Attorney General Debunks APC Court Order

Rivers State’s Attorney General, Emma Aguma, has described as falsehood, claims by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state that there was a ruling that favoured the sacked Local Council Chairmen. The Attorney General’s declaration is consequent to the rumour of an order from the National Industrial Court of Nigeria,

Rivers LG: Industrial Court Ruling Cannot Overrule High Court Judgement – Akpedeye

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Dafe Akpedeye, has said that the Industrial Court ruling cannot overrule the Federal High Court judgement on the leadership of Rivers State Local Councils. Mr Akpedeye, who spoke on a programme on Channels Television via telephone from Benin city, the Edo State capital,

Conflicting Figures Trail Rivers State Market Shooting

The number of casualties in a shooting at Agbonchia Market in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State has been put at 11 by eye witness while the police are insisting that only five persons were killed. Many persons were also injured in the attack that occurred on Saturday.