3 hrs ago
'Rivers saved billions through BPP'
Director General of Rivers Bureau on Public Procurements, RSBPP, Mr. Franklin Nlerum, has said that the people of the state get value for money spent on projects and the provision of infrastructures, as Governor Rotimi Amaechi had made consistent and effective use of RSBPP, which has led to the state saving billions of naira.
7 hrs ago
PH residents groan over epileptic power supply
"I have not bothered to connect to the national grid since I moved into this my new house in Elelenwo area of the state three months ago because of the epileptic power situation", Mr. Tamy Charles told Vanguard Metro, VM.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
School of Hospitality Management lends expertise to Nigerian food service execs
Oluwatoyin Alabi, president and CEO of a catering company in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria, said one of the most valuable things he learned while studying with instructors in Penn State's School of Hospitality Management is how to maximize small spaces without compromising food safety.
Tuc Tasks Jonathan On Billion-Dollar Security Loan
TUC's concern for the loan was borne out of fear on when the money would be paid back so that the country does not find itself in the same situation that characterized the former President greatest albatross.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Modern rail: Nigeria Railways bids to sustain N4bn investment
Following the rehabilitation of the railway by the Federal Government 30 years after it was abandoned, the Nigerian Railway Corporation resorted to the refurbishment of old rolling stocks to return to tracks.
52-year-old grandmother caught with AK-47 rifles in Port Harcourt
The Police have arrested a 52-year-old woman with four AK-74 rifles around the Emohua end of the East-West Road in Rivers State.
Photos: Lipton Tea treats fans to VIP breakfast with Bovi
These fans, some of whom came in from Ogun, Ondo, Kogi, Owerri, Lagos, and Abuja, Port-Harcourt and Kwara states, got to spend 2 hours interacting and getting to know the comedian one-on-one.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
We'll make Port Harcourt cleanest city in Nigeria - RIWAMA
The Rivers Waste Management Agency on Thursday said it had commenced efforts towards making Port Harcourt the cleanest city in the country.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Help, Aba residents cry out to FG, Gov Orji
BY CHIDI NKWOPARA. Aba is one of the two commercial and industrial nerve centres of the South East geo-political zone.
BON Awards Set To Unveil Nominees
On Friday 1 August, nominees for the 2014 Best of Nollywood Awards will be announced at a glamorous nominees' unveil holding in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, P.M.NEWS Entertainment Cafe has learnt.
DKB, Oki Bakasi, Bovi Others To Rip Your Ribs At 1018 Night Of Laughs & Music
It's that time of the year again to let your hair down, lay aside your worries and laugh your heart out at the night of 1018 Laughs and Music.
Maltina Dance All : 8 Finalists emerge from Port-Harcourt Auditions
It was a battle of talents and dexterity as hundreds of contestants took to the dance floor to compete for slots at the Maltina Dance All season eight regional audition held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Abuja to host Federation Cup semi finals
The semi final matches of this year's Men and Women Federation Cup competitions will take place at the FIFA Goal Project, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, said on Friday.
Okonjo-Iweala Lauds Abuja Rail, Airport Terminal Projects
This came even as for the execution of the projects. The minister who embarked on the inspection tour along with some top officials of the federal government and , expressed satisfaction with the level of work done so far on the projects.
Okonjo-Iweala lauds FG's rail projects
The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Thursday commended the progress made so far in the construction of the Federal Capital Territory's rail projects.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Explosion at Kano motor park kills five, injures 12
A bomb hidden in a refrigerator exploded yesterday at the New Road Luxury Park in Sabon Gari, Kano, killing five people and injuring 12 others.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
RVSG: Oyigbo City needs attention
SIR: Oyigbo city, in Oyigbo local government area of Rivers State could be described as a gateway city to Port Harcourt for travelers traveling from the neighbouring Abia State.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Nigeria: Is the Niger Delta Region the 'Epicentre of Electoral Fraud'?
Is the Nigeria's oil rich "South South", or Niger Delta region, the "epicentre" of vote-rigging in Nigeria? Voter turnout figures suggest that it is particularly exposed to electoral fraud.
Nigeria: Govt 'Reviving' Railway System, Says Official
Nigeria's Transport Minister says the administration has allocated funds and implemented strategic plans to revitalize the country's railway system, which has been in a poor state for decades.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
25 pro-Amaechi lawmakers decamp to APC
The 25 pro-Governor Rotimi Amaechi lawmakers in Rivers State, have dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for All Progressives Congress, APC, during the sitting of the state House of Assembly, yesterday, at the old auditorium of Government House, Port Harcourt.