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Rivers State Govt abolishes fees, levies in public primary, secondary schools

By Dianabasi Effiong State-owned primary and secondary schools in Rivers State have been directed to stop collecting fees and levies from pupils and students with...

Wike dissolves Rivers State Executive Council

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday announced the dissolution of the State Executive Council during the Valedictory Session of the council. Wike said he would...

Rivers State election: INEC says results from 17 LGAs in its...

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday disclosed that results from 17 Local Government areas out of 23 in Rivers governorship...

Keyamo challenges credibility of Rivers State’s election

Festus Keyamo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign council, has challenged the credibility of the...

Rivers State APC urges INEC to enlist candidates in rescheduled elections

By Precious Akutamadu The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include its governorship, federal and state assemblies candidates...

PDP hails Supreme Court’s ruling on Rivers State APC primaries

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the judgment of the Supreme Court that nullified primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

Rivers State PDP Counsel withdraws legal services

By Richards Nzemeke Counsel to ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the political matter involving PDP, APC and INEC in Rivers State, Mr Ferdinand Orbih (SAN),...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, urges residents to vote Atiku

By John Amieyeofori   Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday called on residents of the state to vote overwhelmingly for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as he...

Shell awards scholarships to 1,035 students, undergraduates in Rivers State

No fewer than 1,035 secondary school students  and undergraduates on Tuesday received scholarships to pursue their academic dreams in Nigeria and abroad.

Rivers State Government, Shell Nigeria Gas sign MoU on gas supply...

The Rivers State Government and Shell Nigeria Gas (SNG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the distribution of gas to industries in...

Rivers State community shuts Shell Petroleum flow station, demands jobs, infrastructure

By Tife Owolabi Port Harcourt (Reuters) - Hundreds of indigenes of Belema, an oil-producing community in Rivers State stormed a crude oil facility and gas...

Shell Petroleum decries occupation of Flow Station in Rivers State, denies...

  Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd  on Friday decried the occupation of its Flow Station by suspected aggrieved indigenes of Kula and Belema communities,...

Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal sacks Sekibo, PDP Senator, declares APC’s...

The Rivers state elections petition tribunal has sacked PDP’s George Thompson Sekibo, Senator representing Rivers East and has declared Andrew Uchendu  of the All...

Rivers State APC expels House of Assembly Minority Leader

By Omuboye Sukubo Port Harcourt (NAN) The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has expelled Hon. Benibo Anabraba, the Minority Leader in the state House...

Rivers State to build Christian Ecumenical Center – Wike

By Precious Akutamadu Port Harcourt (NAN) Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Sunday said that State Government would build a Christian Ecumenical Center where all Christians...

Rivers State Gov, Wike, heads to Supreme Court over mandate nullification

Rivers State Gov, Wike, heads to Supreme Court over mandate nullification   Port Harcourt (NAN) Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Wednesday disagreed with the Court...

Rivers State House of Assembly confirms 22 LG caretaker chairmen

Port Harcourt (NAN) The Rivers State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed 22 nominees as Chairmen of Caretaker Committees of the State Local...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike’s media aide resigns

Port Harcourt (NAN) The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Governor of Rivers, Mr Opunabo Inko-Tariah, has resigned from the position. Tariah, in a...

In defence of Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi

By Chamberlain S. Peterside   I. By now, it is no longer news that the so-called judicial panel of inquiry headed by Justice Omereji in River State...

Soldiers seize 8 boats, 2.3m litres of stolen diesel in Rivers...

By Tamunotonye Ama   (Rivers State) (NAN) Troops of Operation Pulo Shield (OPS) of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt have seized 2.3 million litres of allegedly stolen...

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