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Amaechi tasks political leaders on job creation
PORT HARCOURT: GOVERNOR Chibuike Amaechi has challenged political leaders in the country to take decisive steps towards tackling the twin problem of poverty and unemployment, saying they are responsible for the high state of insecurity in the country.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Navy arrests 4 suspected pirates in Rivers
The Nigerian Navy has announced the arrest of four alleged sea pirates suspected to be behind various breach of maritime security in the nation's waterways.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Ebony Life's Lamide Akintobi, Zainab Balogun And Ebuka Announced As ...
The second edition of Gulder Club Ultimate, which debuted in Port Harcourt on July 26, will be a 'never-seen-before' club experience that will transform Oceanview into a spectacular night of whimsical world-class performances from the greatest DJs and other performers.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Now Available: Nigeria Shipping Report Q1 2014
The short- and medium-term picture for the Nigerian shipping sector appears rosy, with the country's five main ports all projected to have performed well in 2013.
Passengers Stranded In Uyo After Aircraft Diverts Due To Power Outage
At least 150 passengers were, Wednesday, stranded at the Uyo Airport, Akwa Ibom State, when the Arik flight that was supposed to airlift them to Lagos could not land because the runway lighting was off due to power outage.
Nigeria LNG Establishes N156 Billion Financing Scheme for Contractors
The Nigeria LNG Limited , NLNG, on Wednesday established a $1 billion Local Vendors Financing Scheme to make access to bank loans available to its registered contractors and vendors at competitive rates and affordable terms.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
World Bank/ADB Loan: I'm Not Responsible For Your Inability To...
The Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has described as false the allegation by Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi that she is responsible for the delay in the provision of potable water for citizens of the state, saying nothing could be more farther from the truth.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Diezani Alison-Madueke and the burden of leadership
A LOOK at Diezani Alison- Madueke, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, would naturally provoke either a sense of admiration or that of envy.
Opposition Against Jonathan 'So Much, It's Unbelievable', Says Ankio Briggs
Ms Briggs, who spoke at an intercessory prayer meeting organized by a group known as Christians in Politics Prayer Network for President Goodluck Jonathan in Port Harcourt, Rivers State yesterday, called on Nigerians to pray fervently for God's intervention in the country.
Club Ultimate Moves To Lagos
Port Harcourt witnessed magical displays, aerial dancers, DJ battles, live music and more, with many residents confessing it's a club experience like none they'd ever seen.
FG's sack threat for ASUU members 'll fail - Aturu
Lagos based lawyer and activist, Barrister Bamidele Aturu, yesterday, dismissed the Federal Government's sack threat to striking university lecturers, saying that government has failed to appreciate the rot in the university system.
Deep burial method will end attack on pipelines - Group
DEEP burial method for installation of pipelines has been identified as a better way to protect these facilities from attack by oil thieves and sabotage.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
I can't give all Rivers people bottled water - Amaechi
GOVERNOR Chibuike Amaechi has appealed to the House of Representatives to summon the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo Iweala and her counterpart in the Ministry of Water Resources, Stella Ochekpe to explain why the government had continued withhold the World bank and African Development Bank , ADB loans ... (more)
NLNG, 5 banks sign $1bn MoU
MANAGING Director, Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, Limited, Mr. Babs Omotowo, has signed a Me-morandum of Understanding, MoU, with five banks to enable NLNG contractors and vendors access $1 billion credit facility.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Police urged to caution chairman of dissolved Obio/Akpor council
OBIO/ Akpor Peoples Forum, has called on the Police in Rivers State to caution Mr. Timothy Nsirim from saying he would not respect the recent dissolution of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area by Governor Rotimi Amaechi.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Drama in Obio Akpor as chairman refuses to handover to head LGA
BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME, PH There was drama at the Obio Akpor local government council yesterday as Mr Timothy Nsirim refused to vac ate his office as Chairman of the council in compliance with the dissolution of the local government council on Thursday night by governor Chibuike Amaechi.
Spectranet expands LTE to Abuja
Spectranet first launched its TD-LTE network in August and plans to expand services to other cities, including Ibadan, Kano and Port Harcourt, in the near future.
Nigeria: FG Opens Bid for 31 Oil Fields, Insists On Selling Refineries
Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke announced in Abuja yesterday that 16 onshore marginal oil fields and 15 others located in the continental shelf are on offer to interested buyers.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Unep Report on Ogoni: Environmentalist flays FG's inaction
The delay in implementing recommendations of the United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP, in Ogoni, Rivers State, by the Federal Government, has been described as an open sore on the conscience of the government.
Why I joined All Progressive Congress - Amaechi
PORT HARCOURT: GOVERNOR Chibuike Amaechi has said he joined the All Progressive Congress, APC because President Goodluck Jonathan failed to address issues raised by the G 7 governors.