6 hrs ago
Shops, Building Razed In P-Harcourt Mile One Market Inferno
Several shops at the Mile I market in Port Harcourt stuffed with food, clothings and other items for Christmas sales were yesterday razed in a wild fire of unknown source.
9 hrs ago
Refineries: Fuel Scarcity Looms As PENGASSAN, NUPENG Threaten Strike In First Week Of January
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association yesterday warned that should the planned sale of the nation's refineries by the Federal Government to private investors go ahead, it will not hesitate to call its members out on strike.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Explosion rocks Rivers Deputy Governor's Office
BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME PORT HARCOURT: AN explosion occurred Tuesday at the Deputy governor's wing of Government House, Port Harcourt.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Court Orders Bipi To Stop Parading Himself As Rivers Assembly Speaker
A Port Harcourt High Court has ordered member representing Ogu/Bolo State Constituency in the Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon.
23 Rivers LG bosses decamp to Apc
Twenty-three local government chairmen in Rivers State have defected to All Progressives Congress, APC, assuring that they would mobilise grassroots support for the party.
FG creates 130,000 new jobs under SURE-P- Agawai
Deputy Chairman, SURE-P Fund, Gen. Martin Agwai , stated this in Kaduna today in a message to the opening of a workshop organised by the National Planning Commisssion .
Govt Undermining Rivers Water Project - Obasanjo
President Goodluck Jonathan should rise above board and stop politicising the Rivers State's African Development Bank funded water project, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said.
"My Political Travails Have Been Foretold, I'll Still Be Governor Till 2015a 3 - Amaechi
Embattled governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that all the troubles confronting his administration had been foretold but assured that in the end, he would triumph over his perceived adversaries.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Body of Nigerian killed in India arrives home
The body of Mr. Simeon Obodo, the 35-year-old Nigerian killed in Goa, India, on October 31, arrived Nigeria, Saturday and has been deposited in a mortuary in Port Harcourt.
My Story: How My Twin Sister Stole My Fiance And Now She Is Getting Married To Him
Maryjane and Annette are twins. Annette's love relationship blossomed and George, her fiancA©, decided introducing her to his parents.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Amaechi, Worst Tyrant Ever, Says Wike a You've A Long History Of Betrayal, Governor Fires Back
The war of words between the supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike and Rivers State governor, Chibuike Amaechi continued on Saturday as the minister likened the governor to late Adolf Hitler, saying he knows this for sure because he was once the Chief of Staff, Government House, Port Harcourt.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
MOSOP raises fresh alarm
THE Ogoni mass organization, Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People has raised an alarm of an alleged plan by some top politicians in Nigeria to use their cleanup funds to finance opposition party activities ahead of the largely uncertain 2015 elections.
Rivers: Police, Lawmakers in Tug-of-War Over Assembly
THE Nigeria Police, Rivers State Command, and a faction of the state legislators, are locked in a tug-of-war for the control of the House of Assembly complex along Moscow Road in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Rivers APC Gets Interim Exco
An Interim Executive Council has been elected by the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress .
Amaechi: Wike, not Amalinze the cat
THE new PDP's recent alliance with APC, which witnessed the dumping of the party by five progressive governors, including Chibuike Rotimi Ameachi of RiversState, was expected.
Police teargas Rivers State lawmakers
Nigeria's Rivers State Police Command reportedly disperse 22 lawmakers with teargas, who had come to the Assembly Complex to sit, following a court order yesterday that invalidated the appropriation of its functions by the National Assembly.
Nigeria: Govt, ASUU Sign MOU to End Five-Month Strike
The federal government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will end the over five-month-old face-off between both parties.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Reps stop sales of refineries
The plan by the Federal Government to sell the Nation's four oil refineries in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt to private investors in the first quarter of 2014 may have been botched by the House of Representatives.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Ogoni pickets P-H Refinery, Eleme Petrochemical over non-implementation of UNEP report
The protesters were jointly led by the Ogoni Solidarity Forum, OSF, and Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP.
Nigeria: Lecturers Defy Govt
Kano, Bauchi, Abuja, Minna, Lagos, Yola, Akure, Port Harcourt, Jos, Benin - University lecturers have defied the government's directive to resume work, saying they would rather lose their jobs than succumb to intimidation.