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Dum Dekor Stakeholders comprising of academics, environmentalists, traditional rulers, civil society organisations (CSOs), oil and gas regulatory agencies and security personnel, among others, have blamed the black soot occurrence and air pollution in Rivers State on the Federal Government. They said that the failure of the federal government to provide petroleum adequate petroleum products in the country led to illegal refining...
The National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, in Rivers State has expressed concern over the continued attack on its members under the employment of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED. State Organizing Secretary of NUEE, Mr Innocent Lord Douglas, raised the alarm after visiting a PHED staff receiving treatment at a clinic in Port Harcourt. The electricity worker, Jerry Onyejekwe,...
Brave Dickson Leaders from the Ogoni extraction in Rivers State have attributed the incessant communal crises in various communities in the area to the inability of government at all levels to establish more police stations in the area. This as renewed communal clashes between the Bomu and Lewe communities in Gokana Local Government Area, on Monday, led the destruction of properties. The...
Acclaimed Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie has described United States First Lady, Melania Trump as racist. Adichie made the statement in a recent interview with the international magazine, Esquire UK where she talked about her stance on feminism, Melania Trump’s visit to Africa and racism. When asked if she thought Melania Trump was racist, she answered in the positive with reference to...
Dum Dekor The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has said it will complete the ongoing state government-owned Rivers Refinery and Rivers State Polytechnic, all located at Ndoni District of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of the state if elected into power in 2019. The party also promised to construct an access road linking Ndoni Town and other communities in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni...
Okenyi Kenechi There is wild jubilation all over Rivers State after Supreme Court decided on Monday to set aside the May congresses of the All Progressive Congress in Rivers State. See Pictures below..... ,supreme
The Ijaw communities in Rivers State under the auspices of Rivers Ijaw Forum (RIF) has declared their support for the election of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar come 2019. Leader of RIF, Chief Ferdinand Anabraba, who disclosed this while addressing a press conference in Port Harcourt Monday, said Ijaw communities also declared support for the re-election...
Okenyi Kenechi Dr Zaccheus Adango, on Monday, was sworn-in as the Rivers State attorney-general and commissioner of Justice. Adango replaced the late Emma Aguma who died on July 10 in London after a battle with cancer. Adango, who is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Public Law is a specialist in Practice & Procedure Law. Also, sworn-in was the widow of the...
One of the world's biggest tobacco firms, Philip Morris, has been accused of "staggering hypocrisy" over its new ad campaign that urges smokers to quit. The Marlboro maker said the move was "an important next step" in its aim to "ultimately stop selling cigarettes". But Cancer Research UK said the firm was just trying to promote its smoking alternatives, such as...
Fashion trends are changing everyday and Ankara styles are becoming very fashionable. Nowadays, people are no longer wearing Ankara styles only to church and on special occasions but they are now designing them in a way that they can even wear them for outings such as cinemas and parks. These are some cute Ankara styles you can wear to hang out...