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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.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that if the Executive and Legislative Arms of Government carry out their official responsibilities in line with the constitution, Nigeria would make tremendous progress.
The Rivers State government has sealed the secretariat of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
The Rivers State has called for calm among residents of the state, following the recent outbreak of Lassa fever epidemic spreads to the state., adding that it is on top of the situation.
Commuters groan as the peaceful protest by Commercial Taxis and Bus Owners in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State, capital against alleged harassment of Rivers State government taskforce on street trading, illegal market and illegal motor parks entered its second day.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Real Madrid Academy will empower upcoming football stars with the requisite formal education to effectively rule the sporting world.
Rivers State Government has denied reports in the social media that Governor Nyesom Wike insulted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting against Supreme Court’s verdict on Emeka Ihedioha, the former governor of Imo State.
Dr. Dakuku Peterside has alleged that the recent address by Governor Nyesom Wike to traditional rulers in Rivers State is “demeaning, unbecoming, irresponsible and unbefitting” from someone who occupies such a dignified office.
The Rivers State Government on Monday began a significant step towards increasing investment in the state economy with the state governor inaugurating the Rivers State Ease of Doing Business Council (EODBC).
The Bayelsa Government on Monday said it has appealed the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which ceded the disputed Soku oil wells between Rivers and Bayelsa to Rivers.
Rivers governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on traders and residents to cooperate with the Rivers State Government to deliver the Rebisi, Rumuogba and Okoro-Nu-Odo flyover bridges on schedule.
Amnesty International says the “failure” of the Rivers state government to protect residents from violent gangs has led to the loss of many lives.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has expressed optimism that the court judgement barring it from from investigating and prosecuting past and present officials of the Rivers Government accused of corruption delivered about 13 years ago may finally be vacated by the Supreme Court.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, alleged that out-going Bayelsa State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson, colluded with the All Progressives Congress, APC, to lose the November 16, 2019, governorship election in Bayalsa, so that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will not arrest him when he leaves government.
Governor Nyesom Wike has insisted that the Soku oil wells belong to Rivers State in line with a Supreme Court judgment as he disagreed with his Bayelsa State counterpart Seriake Dickson, who said ownership of the oil fields was yet to be determined.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that his administration increased the budgetary allocation for the health sector in the 2020 budget because of his commitment to universal health coverage in the state.
There was jubilation in Port Harcourt and grumbling in Yenagoa on Monday, following the judgment which ceded the Soku Oil Wells/fields to Rivers State.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says that his administration has spent over N13 billion on the rehabilitation and construction of schools across the 18 local government areas of the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.
Spain’s left-wing government on Tuesday banned companies from firing workers who repeatedly take sick leave, in its first reform of a contested 2012 overhaul of the country’s labour laws.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun made his first start for Wigan Athletic in their 2-2 away draw against Cardiff City in Saturday’s Championship game.
Fabian Ruiz scored the only goal as Napoli shocked Inter Milan 1-0 in their Italian Cup semi-final, first leg tie at the Stadio Meazza on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) for scaling up economic diplomacy and establishing bilateral relations with other countries.
Timipre Sylva begs President Buhari’s pardon over aborted David Lyon’s inauguration as Bayelsa governor
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to forgive him for the disruption of his planned visit to Bayelsa State for the aborted inauguration of the All Progressives Congress’ governorship candidate, David Lyon, as govenor of the state on Friday.
Jussie Smollett on Tuesday was once again indicted for allegedly staging a hate-crime attack against himself nearly a year after charges in the case were abruptly dropped.