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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.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: I’ll put Rivers first

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Wednesday in Port Harcourt and his deputy, Dr Ipalibo Banigo, took oath of office for a second term.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Elections: Some PDP governors worked with APC – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and some governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) collaborated in a bid to take over the state.

Stanley Eguma: Rivers United better side in win against Enyimba

Rivers United head coach Stanley Eguma insists his side fully deserved their 1-0 win against Enyimba in Wednesday’s Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-18 encounter at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port-Harcourt.
Rivers United put an end to Enyimba 12 match unbeaten run following a 1-0 win in their matchday-18 encounter at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port-Harcourt on Wednesday evening as Akwa United win away at Omoku against Go Round.

Rivers United end Enyimba unbeaten run as Akwa United win away at Go Round

Rivers United put an end to Enyimba 12 match unbeaten run following a 1-0 win in their matchday-18 encounter at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port-Harcourt, on Wednesday evening as Akwa United win away at Omoku against Go Round.
Gbenga Ogunbote

Enugu Rangers’ Gbenga Ogunbote cannot explain implosion at Rivers United

Enugu Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote says he has no excuse to give for their dramatic failing at the hands of Rivers United on Thursday in a Nigeria Professional Football League tie played at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt.
Rivers United manager Stanley Eguma believes that his gameplan worked in their morale-boosting 3-0 league win over Enugu Rangers at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt.

Rivers United’s Stanley Eguma boasts his tactical prowess in Enugu Rangers rout

Rivers United manager Stanley Eguma believes that his gameplan worked in their morale-boosting 3-0 league win over Enugu Rangers at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt.

Austin Festus: Rivers United have no excuse to fail

Rivers United’s Austin Festus has admitted that the club has underperformed this season but acknowledged that they do not have any excuse not to work towards picking up maximum points against Enugu Rangers in Thursday’s rearranged Nigerian Professional Football League tie.
Enyimba’s Chinedu Udeagha says he is keen to be more involved in the People’s Elephant’s matches after his fringe role for the club since the start of the season.

Enyimba boosted by returnee injury-free players ahead Rangers clash

Enyimba have been handed a major boost ahead of Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-17 home clash against oriental rivals Enugu Rangers with the return to training of the trio of Joseph Osadiaye, Andrew Abalogu and Nasiru Sani from injury-induced setback.
The Rivers State Government says it has lifted the ban on promotions in the Civil Service.

Rivers government to promote, employ more civil servants

The Rivers State Government says it has lifted the ban on promotions in the Civil Service.
Enugu Rangers

Enugu Rangers’ injury boost ahead of Rivers United and Enyimba clashes

Enugu Rangers have shared a positive injury update on their team ahead of their midweek Nigeria Professional Football League tie against Rivers United in Port Harcourt and the weekend clash with Enyimba.
Enugu Rangers captain Okey Odita has picked the positives from his side’s outing against Bendel Insurance on Thursday in a rescheduled Matchday Eight Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) tie at the Sports Complex of the University of Benin.

Enugu Rangers captain Okey Odita disappointed to lose

Enugu Rangers captain Okey Odita has picked the positives from his side’s outing against Bendel Insurance on Thursday in a rescheduled Matchday Eight Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) tie at the Sports Complex of the University of Benin.
Rivers United midfielder Peter Ubakanma says his team will come out for all three points against unbeaten Remo Stars in the rescheduled Nigeria professional football league match at Yakubu Gowon stadium in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Peter Ubakanma: Niger Tornadoes clash like a Cup final

Rivers United utility player Peter Ubakanma says his side won’t underestimate Niger Tornadoes when both side clash in the matchday 14 of Nigeria Professional Football League at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium on Sunday.

NPFL: Akwa United extend unbeaten run to eight games

Akwa United moved to top position in Group B of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-0 home win against Heartland at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Sunday.

Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma bemoans individual errors after away loss to Lobi Stars

Rivers United head coach Stanley Eguma has attributed their 2-1 defeat to Lobi Stars to two costly errors from his defenders which they paid dearly for at the end of the rescheduled league tie played in Makurdi.

Rivers United beats Katsina United to go third on NPFL Group A log

Ossy Martins tenth minute penalty was enough to hand Rivers United a 1-0 win over visiting Katsina United in a rescheduled Matchday 3 game decided at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.
Rivers United midfielder Peter Ubakanma says his team will come out for all three points against unbeaten Remo Stars in the rescheduled Nigeria professional football league match at Yakubu Gowon stadium in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers United’s Peter Ubakanma calls for total commitment after defeat at Enyimba

Rivers United’s utility midfielder Peter Ubakanma has called on his teammates to put the loss to Enyimba FC behind them and focus on the next game because they can’t afford to drop points any more if they are to close to the teams above them.

Wasiu Jimoh: I knew I would score against Remo Stars

Wasiu Jimoh scored Rivers United’s lone goal in their 1-0 defeat of Remo Stars and the striker has disclosed that he was sure of scoring.

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The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

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My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

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