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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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inaugurated the Port Harcourt Dockyard Liquid Waste Treatment Plant in Rivers.

VP Osinbajo inaugurates liquid waste treatment plant in Rivers

Performing the inauguration, Osinbajo said that encouraging Public Private Partnership (PPP) and private capital investment, especially in commercially viable public infrastructure remained a major policy thrust of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

MOSOP raises alarm over sale of fake employment forms in Ogoniland

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has raised the alarm over sale of fake employment forms of the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Programme (HYPREP) in Ogoniland.

June 12: MOSOP calls for social justice in Nigeria

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has called for social justice in Nigeria as panacea to the increasing insecurity ravaging the country.

ERA urges federal government to declare state of emergency on Niger Delta environment to...

Environmental Right Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has urged the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on Niger Delta environment to end gas flaring in the region.

IPOB: Sit-at-home order successful in 100 countries

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described its May 30 sit-at-home order as a huge success, saying over 100 countries where Biafra people resided participated.

Amnesty office to train 2,500 ex-militants on fishing, other vocations

Prof. Charles Dokubo, of the Office of Special Adviser to the President and Coordinator Amnesty Programme, has said that the office would train 2500 ex-militants on fishing and other vocations.

House of Reps seeks probe of Ogoni killings by Nigerian Army

The House of Representatives Thursday said there is the need to investigate the summary execution of two Ibo men in Ogoniland by the Nigerian Army.

Shell: We won’t return to Ogoni

Multinational oil giant, Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited (SPDC), has declared that despite pressure from some quarters, it has no intention to resume oil and gas exploration activities in Ogoniland of Rivers State.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike moves to tackle insecurity in Ogoni

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that his administration is working with security agencies to tackle rising insecurity and cultism in Ogoniland.

MOSOP condemns killing of 10 persons in Khana

Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has condemned the massacre of over 10 persons in Kono Bo-ue community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State.

SARS: Rivers PDP agent was a cultist, murdered by his friends not police

The Rivers State Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Akin Fakorede, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), has maintained that policemen did not kill an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, during the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state as alleged.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and The Charge D’Affairs, Embassy of Netherlands, Mrs Marian Van De Cappello, at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Governor Wike: Our security has been politicized

vRivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that the politicisation of security in the country is responsible for the insecurity across the country.

Dutch court rules against Shell, in favour of wives of slain Ogoni leaders

The women, including Esther Kiobel, sued Shell for its alleged role in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of their husbands by the Nigerian military.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe calls for forgiveness among Ogoni people

The Senator representing Rivers South-east Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has appealed to the people of Ogoni ethnic nationality to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness so as to usher in peace, progress, and prosperity into Ogoni land.

Nigerian Army, MOSOP disagree over killing of Ogoni man

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People has condemned the alleged killing of a middle-aged man, Nen-elkpege Lezor, by soldiers said to have raided Kegbara Dere community in the Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Clean up: Federal government advises Ogoni people

The Federal Government of Nigeria is suing for peace among Ogoni people as it claims that efforts to clean up oil impacted communities in the area are set to commence in earnest.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to disprove Vice President Yemi Osibanjo’s clarification of the country’s past and present debt profile.

VP Osinbajo: Federal government restates commitment to Niger Delta development

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, has revealed the commitment of the federal government to build a Niger Delta that is not defined by oil and gas, but other human capital resources.

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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.

19,210 get N1.6 billion Kwara, World Bank jobs

Kwara State Government in collaboration with the World Bank has employed 18,000 poor and vulnerable persons under the second phase of the Youth Empowerment and Social Support Operations (YESSO) scheme.

Turkish Airline makes inaugural flight to Port Harcourt airport

Twenty-four hours after Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, promised to reconstruct roads into and inside Port Harcourt International Airport as well as build a new VIP lodge, Turkish Airlines yesterday made an inaugural flight to the airport.