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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration will continue to partner with the church for the development of the State.

Governor Wike: No apologies, Rivers is a Christian state

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration will continue to partner with the church for the development of the State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike presiding over a meeting with the management of the SPDC, Belemaoil Limited, Host Community Leaders and Security Service Commanders over OML 25 at the Government House Port Harcourt on Saturday.

OML-25: Governor Wike directs parties to resolve issues, re-open facility in seven days

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has directed all parties in dispute over the Oil Mining Licence, OML-25 to resolve all contending issues within 7 days and reopen the oil facility.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20199

Nass: Why Senate majority leader, others are yet to be named

The need for wide consultation and agreement among party members is ongoing to select the principal officers of the National Assembly, it was learnt yesterday.

Passengers stranded as Port Harcourt airport runway shuts down

Hundreds of passengers on domestic and international flights were left stranded (Saturday and Sunday) at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State, as the airport runway remained closed against traffic following the delay in removing a spoilt Boeing 737 aircraft belonging to Air Peace Airline which skidded off the runway while landing at about 3pm on Saturday.
oil pipeline explosion

At least eight killed in Oyigbo oil pipeline blast

At least eight people were killed when an oil pipeline exploded in the southeast of Nigeria, police and a local official said on Sunday, adding that the death toll could rise.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari orders probe into Rivers gas pipeline explosion

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with people and government of Rivers following the death of some workers in gas pipeline tragedy in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari condoles as many die in Rivers pipeline fire

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with people and government of Rivers following the death of some workers in gas pipeline tragedy in the state.

Three die in pipeline explosion fire in Rivers

Rivers State Police Command has confirmed the death of three persons in a suspected petroleum pipeline explosion fire in the Konkon area of Oyigbo local area of Rivers State.
A major disaster was averted on Saturday as an Air Peace Plane overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

Air Peace plane overshoots runway in Port Harcourt

A major disaster was averted on Saturday as an Air Peace Plane overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.
NDDC’s Acting Managing Director, Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, stated this when a delegation of Income Electrix and consulting consortia from Germany and Singapore visited him in Port Harcourt yesterday.

Protesters urge President Buhari to confirm NDDC chief Nelson Brambaifa’s appointment

Protesters at the weekend called on President Muhammadu Buhari to make the acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Nelson Brambaifa, a substantive boss of the commission.

Residents flee as oil pipeline explodes in Rivers

Thousands of residents of Konkon area of Oyigbo local area of Rivers State have fled their homes following a huge fire caused by pipeline explosion in the area.

Dismissed policeman kills fiancée’s mother over aborted wedding

The Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team has arrested a fleeing dismissed policeman, Ogwu Christian, over the alleged killing his fiancée’s mother, Veronica Obiejieogo.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inaugurated the Port Harcourt Dockyard Liquid Waste Treatment Plant in Rivers.

Governor Wike hails VP Osinbajo for commissioning dockyard liquid waste in Rivers

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has called on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to prevail on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to work with the State Government to create the right environment for the development of the state.
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.
Nicholas Ebomo Mutu

Rep Mutu: I neither forged certificates nor impersonated

The House of Representatives member for Patani/Bomadi constituency of Delta State, Mr. Nicholas Mutu, has debunked certificate forgery and impersonation allegations leveled against him by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Collins Eselemo in the February 23, 2019 elections.
Molara Ogundipe-Leslie

President Buhari mourns Molara Ogundipe-Molara

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the academia in mourning Prof. Molara Ogundipe-Leslie.
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Governor Fayemi: NGF to make stand on state police known soon

Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said state executives will make their stand on state police known soon.
PRAYER WARRIORS- (l-r) Rivers United head coach Stanley Eguma; assistant coach, Nsubuosi Nduka and other officials supplicate to God before the thumping of Akwa United

Eguma: Rivers United ready to fight for Aiteo Cup title

Rivers United head coach Stanley Eguma says Wednesday’s 3-0 win against Akwa United in their Aiteo Federation Cup Round of 32 encounter will be a good morale booster for his side as they seek to win the competition this year.

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration will continue to partner with the church for the development of the State.

Governor Wike: No apologies, Rivers is a Christian state

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration will continue to partner with the church for the development of the State.
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