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Port Harcourt will experience power cut for 10 days
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company , on Sunday, announced that it would cut power supply to Port Harcourt between July 13 and 23 for repairs and upgrade of facilities.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
Confusion over Wike's fate in cabinet
Minister of State for Education, Nyesom Wike is back in the news following speculations yesterday that he had resigned from the Federal Executive Council.
Strike cripples Rivers Judicial arm of government
PORT HARCOURT: It is one month now the Rivers State Judiciary complex has been under lock and key due to the strike embarked upon by the state chapter of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Group Vows to Scuttle Amaechi's U.S.$280 Million Loan
The President General of GDI, Worldwide, Hon. Bright Amewhule, said in Port Harcourt yesterday at a press briefing that even though the state government had stopped the courts from functioning, the group would use other means to ensure that the loan was not released.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Gunmen Kidnap APC Lawmaker In Rivers State
A lawyer and Chairman of Judiciary committee of Rivers State House of Assembly representing Etche Constituency, Golden Chioma has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.
Lawmaker kidnapped in Nigeria
Nigeria's police in the southeastern state of Rivers Wednesday confirmed the abduction of a member of the state house of assembly by unidentified gunmen.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Assembly Approves Amaechi's Request for U.S.$280 Million World Bank, AfDB Loan
While approving the request for the loan in its sitting yesterday, the assembly also ordered the state Commissioner for Water Resources to appear before it in its next sitting to give details of the loan.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
How University Of Nigeria (UNN) Students Narrowly Escaped Death On Their Way To Burial Ceremony
Tragedy was averted on Saturday, June 5 as a bus conveying no fewer than 22 students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka to a burial was involved in an auto crash.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Operating Cost, Bad Roads, Threaten U.S.$6 Billion Onne Port Investments
Executive Director of Orlean Invest, the port's the concessionaire, is now wobbling under the huge weight of decayed social amenities and neglect.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Kufuor Seeks Grand Hydropower Design
He said Africa under the auspices of the New Partnership for Africa's Development , should team up with the international community to develop the Inga project, which is estimated to cost $80 billion.
Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce denies suicide claim over late Renny Cookey's death
Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce has dismissed insinuations that its late first deputy President, Dr. Renny Hearty Cookey committed suicide at his residence.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Nigeria: Rescue N11 Trillion Onne Port, Investor Tells FG
The federal government has been called upon to move in quickly and rescue the fast-dilapidating infrastructure at the N11trillion oil and gas port at Onne, near Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Take a stand against Boko Haram, Ex-US Asst Secretary of State tells FG
By JIMITOTA ONOYUME & MICHAEL EBOH PORT HARCOURT- The Federal Government has been advised to take a decisive stand to end terrorist activities of the Boko Haram insurgents in the country.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
PHOTO: This Woman Incited Her Younger Brother And His Friends To Kill Her Husband
A 23-year-old woman, Blessing Ede's younger brother and his friends stabbed her husband to death following an argument over baby-walker.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
How Lagos socialite smartly stole in Port Harcourt
It was the end of the road for a 32-year-old woman alleged to be engaged in stealing in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, following her arrest by operatives of the Rivers State Police Command.
Rivers: Woman abandons baby in hospital
A young woman has abandoned her new born baby at the "Demonstration Clinic" of the Rivers State College of Health Science and Technology, Port Harcourt.
"She Was Given A Glass Of Strong Drink" - 16-Year-Old Girl Gang-Raped By 15 Men In Rivers
Members of a 15-man gang accused of allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in Gbuga area of Ogbunabali, Port Harcourt, Rivers State have been arrested by the Police.
We will increase the budget for 'stomach infrastructure' in Rivers - Amaechi
Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors' Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has reaffirmed his commitment to politics of development, providing dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
The Messed Up Relationship Between Tonto Dikeh And D'banj
On screen, her talent is never in doubt. It is however at singing that she unsettles many.
Abia Arrest: 144 Out Of 486 "Boko Haram Suspects" Freed
Military have reportedly released 144 out of the 486 travelers arrested more than a week ago in Abia State on suspicion of being linked with the dreaded Boko Haram sect, Premium Times report .