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Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC NWC suspends Rivers congress over court order

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended its planned Congresses for Rivers state billed to commence Tuesday.

Police advise girls to shun prostitution as Port Harcourt serial killer murders 10th victim

The Rivers State Police Command has advised young women to shun prostitution as a suspected serial killer has murdered the 10th victim.

Why Team Rivers performed poorly at Youth Games

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of Rivers State Sports Council (RSSC), Christopher Chioma, has attributed Team Rivers’ unimpressive performance at the ongoing National Youth Games (NYG) to their late arrival.

UNN introduces new teaching method for medical students

In a bid to encourage its students to be well grounded in the study of medicine, the College of Medicine, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, is set to establish an innovation in its teaching and learning method.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Stop grumbling over President Buhari’s certificate, prepare for 2023 – ARDI tells Igbo

The Executive Secretary, Anti-Corruption and Research-Based Data Initiative (ARDI), Chief Dennis Aghanya, has said that rather than focusing on the certificate of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Igbo should strategise ahead of the 2023 presidency.

Cleric advises young women to stop transacting business in hotels

The Lead Pastor of Glorious Destiny Family Church, Borokiri, Port Harcourt, Pastor Akeem Idoniboye, has advised young women to stop transacting businesses in hotels in order to escape from a suspected serial killer that targets only young women.

Court vacates forfeiture order on former Imo governor’s properties

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has vacated a forfeiture order secured by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on some properties belonging to former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, and some members of his family.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court warns Senator Okorocha not to sell properties under investigation

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has ordered former governor, Rochas Okorocha, and his family not to sell or alienate any of the properties that were subject of an interim order of the court pending the conclusion of investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

NIHSA: Edo, Anambra, Kebbi, Kogi, six other states at risk of flooding

River water from six of the eight countries that make up the Niger Basin has arrived Nigeria, increasing the risk of flooding in 10 states, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency alerted Nigerians on Saturday.
A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

Rivers governor decries politicisation of infrastructure by past administration

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has decried the Politicization of infrastructural development of the state by the immediate past administration in the state.

Bayelsa guber: APC no match for PDP – Senator Diri

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies to be professional and not to take sides during the forthcoming election.
A former Works Commissioner in Rivers State and current member representing Khana/Gokhana Federal Constituency, Mr. Dumnamene Dekor, has dismissed the claim that the Governor Nyesom Wike demolished a mosque in Rainbow Town to pave the way for a housing estate.

Whistleblower urges Rivers governor to redeem N20m bounty on Tompolo

A whistleblower, who identified himself as Bello Mustapha Echiomuha, has urged the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike, to redeem a N20m bounty he placed on each of the 34 suspected notorious criminals during his recent broadcast.

NSCDC arrests 12 female naira vendors

No fewer than 12 young female currency vendors have been arrested by men of Rivers State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) over alleged illicit sale of naira notes.

Another girl strangled in Rivers hotel

Spokesman, Rivers Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed that the latest incident, fifth in recent time, happened in a hotel in Omoku, headquarters of Ogba, Egbema, Ndoni Local Government Area of the state.

Senator Diri: APC can’t win councillorhip candidate in Bayelsa

Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 2019 governorship election, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has declared that with a level playing field, his party will easily win the contest.

Court vacates forfeiture order on Senator Okorocha’s properties

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt Rivers State has vacated a forfeiture order secured by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on some properties belonging to former Imo Governor Rochas Okorocha and some members of his family.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

No APC faction in Rivers – NWC

The National leadership of the All Progressives Congress has insisted that there is no faction of the party in Rivers State.

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Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

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