The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday kept their hope of a place in the 2018 FIFA World Cup alive by defeating Swaziland 2-0 in Port Harcourt. It was the second leg of the knock out duel between the two countries, after the first leg had ended in a goalless
The Rivers State Police Command has vowed to increase its onslaught against crime and criminality in the state especially as the yuletide season approaches. During the parade of over 50 suspects, the spokesman for the State Command, Ahmad Mohammad, said 137 assorted arms and ammunition, stolen cars and other items were
Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins and defender, Efe Ambrose, are confident that the team will advance to the group phase of qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Both players told Channels Television in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital that the team had put behind them, the disappointing goalless
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have kicked off preparations for their second leg World Cup qualifier against Swaziland. The team had a light training session at the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium in Port Harcourt after returning from Lobamba.
Swaziland on Friday held the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a goalless draw in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Somhlolo National Stadium in Lobamba. Nigeria’s head coach, Sunday Oliseh, this time opted for a centre-back pairing of Efe Ambrose and Godfrey Oboabona with Shehu Abdullahi and Elderson Echiejile, playing
This photo of children in the boot of a moving car hit the Internet today. According to some social media sources, these children were seen somewhere in Port harcourt, along with the individual driving the car. This is a serious case of child endangerment.
Rivers State Police Command have paraded over 20 persons suspected to be armed robbers, kidnappers and cultists. The suspects were paraded at the Command’s headquarters in Port Harcourt, the state’s capital on Saturday.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it is working to reverse the poor rating of the Port Harcourt International Airport and ensure it meets international standard. At a tour of the airport, after it led a group of worst airports around the world in a rating by sleepinginairports.
About a week ago, CNN published an article of the World’s Worst Airports, and Port Harcourt Airport topped this list. In the article, the airport was described as having unhelpful and unpleasant staff, lack of seating, broken AC, and a tent for an arrival hall. List of Worst Airports: 1.
The Magistrate Court in Rivers State, southern Nigeria has ordered that the 44 pro Biafra supporters arrested in connection with a protest by the Indigenous People of Biafra, in Port Harcourt recently be remanded again in prison.The members of the group were recently arrested in connection with a protest by
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike reached out to his people via a televised statement broadcast on state TV. The Governor reiterated his commitment to the state as well as his view that the elections which he won were free, fair and credible. The Governor explained that the basis for
While some see the judgement as a welcome development, others view it as a bad omen. The post Rivers residents express mixed reactions to Tribunal’s sack of Governor Wike appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Trends – #RiversTribunal – Nyesom Gets The Boot Nyesom Wike, winner of the previously held gubernatorial election in Rivers State, Nigeria, has been sacked from the governor’s office. He isn’t Rivers State Governor anymore.
Hundreds of pro-Biafran supporters carrying placards with various inscriptions have stormed the streets of Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State in Nigeria’s south-south region, causing temporal gridlock on the Aba-Azikiwe road axis.According to them, their protest was to show solidarity for the Biafran Radio Host, Kalu, who was arrested