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Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase, at Thursday plenary shut down a motion to debate comments by the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami, on open grazing.
A suspected gang leader, popularly known as General Kumasi declared wanted by Governor Nyesom Wike over involvement in killing and criminal activities in Ahoada West local government area of Rivers State has blamed politician for his ordeal.
Rivers State’s Governor Nyesom Wike has placed a price on the head of two dreaded criminal gang leaders, VIP and Comasi, terrorising communities in Rivers.
The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has warned secessionist groups not to hoist unnecessary flags in his state, noting that the state was not part of such struggles
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has called on businessmen to invest in the oil and gas industry, instead of indulging in illegal refineries.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State under the leadership of the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has suspended the former representative of Rivers South-East at the Senate, Senator Magnus Abe, the factional Chairman of the party, Honourable Igo Aguma, Wogu Boms, and the assistant to Aguma on Media, Livingstone Wechie, for anti-party activities.
The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Delta Safe have dismantled several illegal refineries and impounded large quantities of stolen products in Rivers and Delta within two weeks.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
A thirty-member committee, with five members drawn from each of the six geo-political zones of the country, is expected to start work on the bill in the third week of this month, newsmen learnt, weekend.
The Rivers State Civil Society Organization, RIVSC, has condemned the suspension of three local government chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Rivers State Government has placed N5 million bounty on the youth leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Eleme Local Government Area, Mr Princewill Osaroejiji, who has been declared wanted for various criminal activities.
In its determination to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the state, the Rivers State Government Friday evening inaugurated three PCR machines at its Covid-19 testing centre at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Friday rewarded Rumuigbo community, Obio Akpor Local Government Area, Rivers state, with N5 million for providing information which resulted in the arrest of trucks, cattle, and passengers who sneaked into Port Harcourt in breach of the state’s COVID-19 restriction orders.
More than 40 countries urged China on Tuesday to allow the U.N. human rights chief immediate access to Xinjiang region to look into reports that more than a million people have been unlawfully detained there, some subjected to torture or forced labour.
Lionel Messi earned a record-equalling 147th cap for Argentina as they progressed to the Copa America quarter-finals with victory over Paraguay.
Egyptian TikTok influencer Haneen Hossam will appeal a 10-year prison sentence handed down by a Cairo court that found her guilty of human trafficking, her lawyer said on Monday.
The chairperson of Eti Osa local government, Rafiu Olatunji, has died on Monday night at his Sangotedo residence. He died from a long-term illness.
He said: “There’s actually no part of the country that has not been impacted positively in the areas of infrastructure, agriculture and economic support initiative based on peculiarities of the regions.”
Naira fell significantly against the U.S. dollar at the unofficial market on Tuesday, after Nigeria’s foreign reserves plunged to its lowest level in four years last week.
The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra, Ndubuisi Nwobu, said the party remains focused to take over the state in the upcoming governorship poll.
Enugu Police command has begun an operation to rescue the abducted manager of Rivers United Football Club, Stanley Eguma.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ondo State Chapter, has decried deliberate delay by the Court of Appeal in making the Certified True Copies of the judgment on Ondo governorship election available.
There was tension in Ajowa Akoko, Akoko North-west Local Government Area of Ondo State on Wednesday, as gunmen invaded the home of a farmer.