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Eight permanent secretaries reinstated by the National Industrial Court (NIC) after their sack by Rivers Government are calling on Gov. Nyesome Wike to assign them portfolios.
Members of the National Assembly from Rivers State comprising Senators and parliamentarians in the House of Representatives have alleged of total abandonment of their State by the Muhammadu Buhari led federal government.
The newly inaugurated Minister of State, Petroleum, Mr Timipre Silva, has pledged his readiness to work with all to ensure a viable oil and gas sector.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has set up six mobile courts to mete out instant trial and judgement on traders and others trading and carrying out illegal activities at unauthorized places in the state.
A Rivers State House of Assembly member, Dumle Maol, has expressed surprise over illegal oil bunkering and privacy in spite of the presence of security operatives on Rivers coasts.
Rivers State House of Assembly has expressed delight with the verdict of the governorship election tribunal, Port Harcourt, which dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in the 2019 election, Biokpomabo Awara, against Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Governor Nyesom Wike and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
A former Governor of Bayelsa State and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged Governor Seriake Dickson to always make use of the Bayelsa airport since he claimed the project had been completed.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will no longer grant amnesty to Cultists who turn in their arms because most them go back to crime after amnesty was granted.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has proclaimed the 9th Rivers State House of Assembly, urging the lawmakers to work for the development of their Constituencies and the state and strive to be decorous
Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has lashed out at vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, for saying that he (Amaechi) was not politically relevant to discuss whether Igbo should have the presidency in 2023 or not.
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.
The Governor òf Bayelsa State, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has declined assent to the bill seeking pension for former lawmakers from Bayelsa State as proposed and passed by the Assembly
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 Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, April 13, 2019, to conduct supplementary elections in 467 polling units for the Rivers State House of Assembly.
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, has paraded Governor Nyesom Wike’s Commissioner for Urban Development and Physical Planning, Dr. Reason Onya; and the representative of Ahoada West constituency in Rivers House of Assembly, Nwanaka Okpokiri, for rigging last Saturday’s elections in the state.
The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that his political relationship with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, began at the Rivers State House of Assembly where they met as contemporaries several years ago.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has asked the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, to return to the main opposition party.
Tunisia will open its sea, land and air borders on June 27, authorities said on Monday, in hopes of rescuing its tourism industry as the coronavirus pandemic comes under control.
The South African rand fell against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday, amid growing concerns over U.S.-China tensions and rising violent protests across the United States.
President Donald Trump vowed Monday to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation violent protests gripping the United States, saying he was sending thousands of troops onto the streets of the capital and threatening to deploy soldiers to states unable to regain control.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said the US SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched into space flew over Nigeria’s airspace on its way to Space Station.
A Wuhan doctor who worked with coronavirus whistleblower Li Wenliang died of the virus last week, state media reported Tuesday, becoming China's first Covid-19 fatality in weeks.
Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the relaxation of the COVID-19 lockdown to allow Muslim faithful observe Friday congregational prayers in the state.
Gombe State Government has discharged second batch of 44 almajirai from the Amada Quarantine Camp and united them with their parents.
The teams that have played a game fewer than the rest will start the league when it resumes so that all the teams will be on the same page in terms of games played.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will continue chloroquine clinical trials for COVID-19 treatment despite the temporary suspension of the drug test by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Liverpool players have shown their support for the Black Lives Matter movement as Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho called for "justice" over the death of American George Floyd.