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APC state congress yet to start in Edo, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Rivers

The nationwide state congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled for May 19 are yet to start in the four South-South states of Edo, Akwa Ibom, Cross River and Rivers.

Ebonyi, Enugu governors beg federal government for refund of N45 billion spent on federal...

Ebonyi and Enugu State Governors are seeking a refund of N45biliion from the federal government for the rehabilitation of federal roads in their domains.

Contractor abandons Enugu road project

The Federal Government has accepted a letter by the Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) to discontinue the handling of the Enugu State’ 9th Mile corner-82 Division roundabout road construction.

Suspects arrested over murder of 3 policemen in Port Harcourt

The Police Command in Rivers has confirmed the arrest of some suspects in connection with the murder of three policemen at Mile 3 in Port Harcourt on May 10.

Rivers PDP flags off local council election campaigns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State on Thursday flagged off its campaign for the June 16, 2018 Local Government Elections.

Soldiers storm police station over murder of colleague

There was commotion along Ada George Road in Port Harcourt on Thursday morning as soldiers sacked the Rumukpakani Police Station, allegedly over the killing of their colleague by a policeman.

Senate to investigate Rivers court invasion

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to investigate the invasion of a High Court in Rivers state.

Sultan announces Thursday beginning of Ramadan fasting

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, has declared Thursday as the first day for the beginning of the Ramadan fasting in Nigeria.

NiMet predicts cloudy skies, rain on Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the central states of the country on Thursday with chances of thunderstorms over Kaduna.

NDDC donates N50m for malaria research programme

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has donated N50 million to fund NDDC’s Professorial Chair on Malaria Elimination and Phytomedicine Research programme at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT).

Trial of ex-INEC commissioner resumes June 4

The trial of a former Rivers State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Gesila Khan, and a former staff of the commission, Peter Popnen, has been slated for June 4 and 5, 2008 for continuation.

Senator Tejuosho: NYSC members to get health insurance in 2018 budget

Lanre Tejuosho, senator representing Ogun central, says health insurance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been included in the 2018 budget.

DR Congo’s Kabongo Kasongo vows to down Super Eagles in Port Harcourt

DR Congo striker Kabongo Kasongo was a hero for Zamalek to win the Egyptian Cup and afterwards said he now hopes to score against World Cup-bound Super Eagles in Port Harcourt.

Super Eagles meet President Buhari, fly out to World Cup June 11

World Cup-bound Super Eagles plan to pay a courtesy call on President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on May 29 and are also scheduled to depart their Austrian training camp June 11 for the World Cup in Russia.

Nigerian Navy acquires 179 new boats, arrests 42 vessels for oil theft in 1...

The Nigerian Navy said it acquired 179 new high speed boasts to tackle piracy, illegal bunkering and other insecurity in the nation’s maritime domain in the last one year.

Governor Wike: Mile One Market’ll be ready by December

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has stated that the Mile One Market in Port Harcourt would be completed by December.

PDP demands arrest, prosecution of APC leaders over Rivers court attack

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) linked with the violent attack and invasion of a High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, last Friday.

Nigerian Navy acquires 173 boats to boost maritime operations

Nigerian Navy (NN) acquired 173 assorted boats, including Epenal boats, Rigid Hull Inflatable boats and Hydrographic Survey boats in 2017 to boost its operations in the maritime domain, the Chief of Naval Staff, Ibok-Ete Ibas, said.

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