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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the ongoing urban renewal of Port Harcourt City and adjoining towns of the state capital is aimed at returning the city to its Garden City Status.
Rumuwoji community of Abali, Rebisi, Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Rivers state has faulted recent media claim of move by the state government to rename popular Rumuwoji Market better known as Mile 1 Market.
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers, has directed local council chairmen and relevant agencies in the state to take proactive measures to alleviate the suffering of residents with looming flood challenges.
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.
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.
Two Mobile Police (MOPOL) officers have been killed and their guns carted away in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The 2019 Aiteo Cup competition in the men’s category enters the Round of 32 stage on Wednesday with 16 matches slated for 11 venues across the country.
Football fans will be presented with more than value for their money at any of the match venues they decide to go and watch in the Federation Cup Round of 32 with mouth-watering fixtures ready to be served to them on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.
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.
The Deputy Governor of Rivers State, Dr. Ipalibo Harry-Banigo, has disclosed that the Nyesom Wike’s administration decided to set up a committee to investigate and audit the financial transactions of the 23 local government councils of the state is to reposition LGAs as the bastion of grass-roots development and democratic dividends.
The Nigeria Football Federation conducted the draw for the men’s Round of 64 of the 2019 Federation Cup, with a number of high profile fixtures revealed for May 25.
Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.
The Chairman, Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Mr Victor Ihunwo, says his administration is determined to clamp down on street trading in the metropolis.
The only female member of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon. Victoria Nyeche, has said she abstained from voting in favour of the approval to suspend 12 local government council chairmen in the state because the list was incomplete
The results from Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, where President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had 72,745 votes, have been officially recorded, the state collation officer, Aniefiok Essien, has indicated.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, on Saturday, redeemed his pledge to compensate traders of the burnt Fruit Garden Market Port Harcourt, as he handed over bank drafts to them.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has met with traders at the burnt Fruit and Vegetable Market, D/Line, Port Harcourt, where he directed the Special Adviser on Special Projects to immediately re-design the market and commence reconstruction processes.
Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Sean Hoy, has called on the Federal Government to take steps to ensure that elections are conducted within the ambit of the rule of law, having felt worried by the violence that marred the Port Harcourt City Constituency III election.
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A group, the Muslim Awareness International (MAI), has accused the United Nations (UN), America and some Arab leaders of double standard in handling the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
The Central Bank of Nigeria injected about $25.68bn to stabilise the nation’s currency in the foreign exchange market between January and August this year.
Nigeria U-23 team must not lose in their third Group B game against South Africa in their 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations at the Al Salam in Cairo, Egypt.
A Non-Governmental Organisation, FAJIM Medicare Foundation (FAJIMMF), has given scholarship to 14 students studying Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) in universities.
Scores of Nigerian passengers on Rwandair flight to Lagos on Thursday were left in shock after they discovered that the airline had dropped their luggage in Dubai without their knowledge.
The sum, according to Sarah Sanda, media aide to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, is meant for food items and medicines for troops in the cantonment sites.
Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, now facing trial in Nigeria for stealing pension money, is also wanted in neighbouring Niger Republic after the authorities found $1.7million cash in his house in Niamey.
National Women Leader, Social Democratic Party, SDP, Hajia Maggie Mariam Batubo has condemned the recent alleged arsonist attack on the Secretariat of the party in Kogi state.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is reviving inter school sports with a view to producing sportsmen who will represent the state and country at different local and international competitions.
A group, Oyo State Development Advocacy Group (OSDAG), a frontline pro-Makinde Support Group, has called on All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Adebayo Adelabu, not to waste time chasing what does not belong to them, saying there is no vacancy in Oyo State Government House till 2027.