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The Nigerian Navy has seized huge quantity of petroleum product suspected to be crude oil off Rivers coast, a senior navy official has revealed.
Rivers State Government has declared that the APC Federal Government has concluded plans to grant amnesty to cultists declared wanted for generating security crisis in the state.
Rivers Commissioner for Sports, Boma Iyaye, said on Monday that Governor Nyesom Wike’s love and interest to develop sports in the state was unparalleled.
The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has accused the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of “unnecessarily overheating” the polity because the 2019 elections are around the corner.
Towards 2019, Governor Nyesom Wike has said he does not need the Nigeria Police to rig elections for him, boasting that his stewardship will count when elections come.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has ruled that the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has “sufficient interest to bring its suit to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by these public officers.”
The governor also said that his administration had mapped out strategies to ensure that the state is insulated from various forms of security challenges, with a special focus on herdsmen menace.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has revealed that Songhai Farm and the multi-million naira Banana Farm both in Tai local government area in Ogoniland established under the former Governor Chibuike Amaechi of the state were secretly owned by private individuals in collaboration with some Mexicans.
The notorious criminal kingpin the late Don Wanny who massacred 23 people on the new year eve in Omoku, Ogbe-Egbema-Ndoni local government area of Rivers State had planned to relaunch another attack with the sole aim of killing 200 more people.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was under pressure at ‘some point in the past’ to declare a state of emergency in the state.
Retired Civil Servants in Rivers State have issued two months ultimatum to the Rivers State government to pay off all the outstanding pensions in the state.
These are very difficult times in our country. Sad, mournful and dolorous times, as the New Year opened with killings in Rivers, Kaduna, Taraba, and Benue states, among others. Of course, there had been gruesome carnage on the Mambilla plateau mid last year, and bloodletting in Numan, Adamawa State, as well as in other places.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was under intense pressure from leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to declare a state of emergency in Rivers State.
The Governor of Imo State and chairman of Progressive Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said that the governors elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), have met and unanimously agreed that President Muhammadu Buhari deserves a second term and have asked him to declare his intention.
Brig.-Gen. Sule Kazaure, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), said on Friday that the scheme was totally committed to its objective of unity and national integration.
Mr Victor Effiom, Managing Director, Cross River Water Board Limited, said on Thursday that the management had approved the termination of the appointments of six members of staff as a result of dereliction of duty.
The Oyo State Teaching Service Commission (Oyo TESCOM) says all applicants for teaching job who applied for employment through the commission will write Computer-Based Test (CBT) examination which will start on Aug. 11.
Serie A side Napoli have identified Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze as a summer transfer target should their bid for Sassuolo winger Jeremie Boga falls through.
Crotone striker Simy Nwankwo says he is delighted to see Victor Osimhen move to the Italian Seria A to join Napoli, insisting the 21-year-old will improve as a player.
Premier League clubs have voted to return to a maximum of three substitutes and seven players on the bench for next season.
Barely 12 hours after the commencement of the three-day warning strike declared to press for the payment of outstanding benefits, workers in the Ekiti State civil service have called off the industrial action.
Such is the impression that the teenager has made, there have been reports of a €100 million (£88m/$115m) bid made for him by an unnamed club, thought to be Manchester United, but Bartomeu has said there has never been any formal talks over a talent he hopes will never leave the Catalans.
Josh Maja is reportedly desperate to push for a move back to the premier league from French Ligue one Bordeaux.
African Union, AU, and leaders of the continent have been urged to fast track implementation of the high-speed rail to support the implementation of the continental free trade area.
Manchester City have reignited their interest in Sergi Roberto, according to reports, but they may lose Eric Garcia as part of a deal with Barcelona.