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Governor Wike plans to upgrade Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic to University

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers says his administration plans to upgrade Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, to a University of Environment.

MOSOP faults federal govt’s plan to build prison, cemetery in Ogoniland

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has taken a swipe at the Federal Government over its alleged plan to build a maximum-security prison facility with modern cemetery in Ogoniland, Legborsi Pyagbara, its President, disclosed on Sunday.

Minister: 804-capacity Port-Harcourt prison has 4,204 inmates

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has disclosed that the Port-Harcourt Prison which was built for 804 prisoners it currently accommodates 4204 inmates.

Ex-Governor Rotimi Amaechi expresses believe in Ken Saro-Wiwa’s principles

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Saturday that without meeting Ken Saro-Wiwa, the late environmentalist, he believes in his principles.

Rivers APC crisis deepens as ex-Governor Rotimi Amaechi shuns lawmakers thanksgiving service

The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, has lamented the crisis in All Progressives Congress, APC, that has sharply divided the supporters of Senator Magnus Abe and the Transport Minister, Chibuike Amaechi, and former Governor of Rivers State.

MOSOP warns Robomichael Oil not to enter Ogoniland

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) weekend strongly condemned RoboMicheal and the Nigerian army over what it described as forceful occupation of its secretariat in Bori, Ogoniland.

MOSOP, Ogoni monarchs trade words over alleged military invasion

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, and Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, yesterday, traded words over purported invasion of MOSOP’s secretariat in Bori, Ogoniland, Rivers State by the military.

APC youths recount Rotimi Amaechi’s achievements as Rivers’ governor

As friends and well-wishers celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the famous Supreme Court Judgment that proclaimed Mr Rotimi Amaechi the Governor of Rivers State in 2007, his feats are also being reckoned with.

Polytechnic lecturers in Rivers join nationwide strike

As the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, nationwide start their strike today, lecturers of Rivers state owned Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic Bori, say they will also join in shunning the classrooms.

Gov. Wike pledges to complete abandoned projects

Rivers Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, said on Tuesday that his administration would complete all hospitals abandoned by the Rotimi Amaechi administration

Nigeria is stagnant, underdeveloped – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has described Nigeria as a country that is stagnant and without development.


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