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House of Reps move to enforce installation of CCTVs in 36 states

The House of Representatives is considering a bill to mandate the Federal and State governments to install Close Circuit Televisions (CCTVs), across the country, in order to check insecurity.
Seafarers who ply the Ngor-Bonny waterways in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers state are in for tough times ahead as boat owners and drivers have threatened go on strike if their colleague abducted alongside two Policemen was not released.

Boat owners, drivers threaten strike over kidnap of driver, policemen

Seafarers who ply the Ngor-Bonny waterways in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers state are in for tough times ahead as boat owners and drivers have threatened go on strike if their colleague abducted alongside two Policemen was not released.
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Infrastructure: President Buhari has abandoned Rivers – lawmakers

Members of the National Assembly from Rivers State comprising Senators and parliamentarians in the House of Representatives have alleged of total abandonment of their State by the Muhammadu Buhari led federal government.

Tribunal: Rivers governorship election was free and fair – PDP agents

Agents of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have told the Rivers State governorship election tribunal that the March 9 election was conducted in line with the Electoral Act and INEC guidelines.

INEC insists Rivers guber election held according to electoral guidelines

Top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the weekend, maintained that the Rivers State governorship election on March 9, 2019, witnessed voting at the polling units, with the declaration of results at the polling units and ward collation centres.

Police rescue three abducted Lebanese in Rivers

Rivers Police Command said it has rescued three Lebanese who were abducted at a construction site in Andoni Local Government of Rivers on June 8.

Group warns Rivers youths to shun crime

The Andoni Youth Coalition (AYC), a pressure group in Rivers, has urged youths in the state, especially of Andoni extraction to shun criminality.

Federal government gives 40mw power generation licence to Green Energy

The Federal government via the Nigerian power sector regulator - Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) - has granted Green Energy International Limited (GEIL), the Operator of the Otakikpo Marginal field an embedded licence for 40 megawatts of electricity (40 MW) power plant.
Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.

NEMA: 18 LGs in Rivers to suffer severe flooding in 2019

Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.

Two Lebanese workers kidnapped in Rivers

Gunmen in oil-rich Rivers state kidnapped two Lebanese workers helping to build a road, a police spokesman told Reuters on Sunday.

Rivers youth leader tasks police, others to rescue three kidnapped Lebanese

Mr Mkpon Ijonama, President, Andoni Youth Coalition, has urged the police and other stakeholders to swing into action and ensure the rescue of three Lebanese construction workers kidnapped in Rivers on Saturday.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike proclaiming the 9th Rivers State House of Assembly at the Assembly Complex, Port Harcourt on Monday.

Governor Wike proclaims 9th Rivers Assembly for legislative business

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has proclaimed the 9th Rivers State House of Assembly, urging the lawmakers to work for the development of their Constituencies and the state and strive to be decorous
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike sacks commissioner

The governor directed the sacked commissioner to submit all government documents and property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary in the ministry.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike recalls suspended council chiefs

They are heads of Okrika, Emohua, Abua/Odual, Degema, Khana, Gokana, Ahoada East, Ikwerre, Eleme, Andoni, Omuma and Ogu/Bolo Local Government Areas.

Rivers community orders oil coy to suspend drilling operations

Rawlings Ete, the Paramount Ruler of Oyorokoto, a fishing community in Andoni Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers, has ordered Amni Pet/Shelf Drilling Company to immediately suspend drilling operations in the community.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike gets Rivers Assembly’s approval to suspend 12 council chiefs

Rivers State House of Assembly, on Tuesday approved the suspension of 12 council chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Chukwuemeka Eze: Why Governor Wike sacked 12 council chiefs, 15 PDP chairmen

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed reasons behind the sacking of 12 Local Government Chairmen by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike immediately after the governorship and State Assembly elections.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike suspends 12 council chairmen

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Thursday announced the suspension of 12 Local Government Council chairmen for insubordination.

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Emeka Ihedioha returns to Supreme Court, seeks review of ouster verdict

The last may not have been heard about the contest for the Imo State governorship seat as Emeka Ihedioha returns to the Supreme Court today to seek a review of the judgment that removed him from office.
Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has felicitated with the people of the state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the nation’s 59th independence anniversary.

LG crisis: Oyo government says won’t allow breakdown of law and order

The Oyo State Government, said on Sunday, that it would not allow any group of persons to throw the state into crisis as a result of the ongoing debate on the management of local governments in the state.
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Amotekun: Urhobo umbrella body fears criminals may relocate to South-South

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Barcelona targeting Monaco striker to replace Luis Suárez

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