Protesting APC Women Teargassed In Port Harcourt

Trouble broke out in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Monday morning when hundreds of protesting All Progressives Congress (APC) women clashed with policemen on their way to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office. The women who were dressed in black were on a protest to the electoral

Military Stops Amaechi From Inspecting Polling Units

The Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, has been stopped from moving around different polling units in the state by the military. Channels Television’s correspondent in Port Harcourt, the state capital, said Mr.

Gunmen kill 8 in Port Harcourt night rampage

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Dan Bature, Commissioner of Police, Rivers State Orgy of violence has continued in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital as no fewer than eight persons were killed and many others injured on Friday night, at different locations in the state capital when unknown gunmen suspected to be cultists

APC Launches Radio Station, “Radio Chanji”


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reportedly launched a new international radio station. This may be in response to the dominance of the nation’s broadcasting airwaves by elements of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which have been using the media to attack the APC.

APC Remains The Best Choice For Nigerians – Buhari

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), retired General Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the party remains the best choice for Nigerians in the elections. Speaking during a South South rally of the party in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, Gen Buhari urged Nigerians to build their

NCS Decries Consumption Of Foreign Frozen Poultry Foods

The Nigerian Customs Service(NCS) Federal Operations Unit (FOU) zone C Owerri has warned the general public to desist from the consumption of foreign frozen poultry foods as it’s dangerous to health and capable of causing irreparable damage to major organs of the body. The Area Controller of the Federal Operations

Cloned PVC Fails To Pass Card Reader Test In Port Harcourt

Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) on Saturday reported that an individual had presented a cloned Permanent Voter Card (PVC) to be verified during the card reader test in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. INEC on Saturday began testing card readers that would be used for voter accreditation during

Three courts bombed in Rivers

The spectre of political violence in the state began in early January when some supporters of the APC in Rivers State were shot on their way to attend their party’s presidential campaign flag-off in Port Harcourt. The post Three courts bombed in Rivers appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Jonathan Has Admitted Failure in Niger Delta – Amaechi

Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Thursday in Benin City, Edo State that President Goodluck Jonathan admitted in Port Harcourt on Wednesday that he has failed the people of South- south for not impacting meaningfully in the region. Amaechi said with the self confessions of failure by the President,

Jonathan Pledges More Development if Re-elected, Woos Rivers Voters


President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday said that the Federal Government was determined to take development to all parts of the country and asked the people of Rivers to massively vote for the PDP. Jonathan said this while addressing the PDP presidential rally in Port Harcourt. He said his administration had

Bird Flu Spreads to Rivers State


Just last week, BN brought you the news that Bird Flu had emerged in Kano and Lagos states respectively (click here if you missed it). And now, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) is reporting that it has spread to Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Rivers Government said on Tuesday that