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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.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Sosoliso crash and the memory of LJC-60
These students, who had left their school and friends less than two hours earlier, were barely minutes away from re-uniting with their families when the tragedy struck.
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.