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It is not the best of times for Nollywood Actress, Queen Wokoma and her partner, Rivers State-born politician, Prince Kalade Allison as their marriage has reportedly crashed. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Wokoma, who shares a striking resemblance with actress, Ini Edo, wedded Allison in September 2017 even though the couple, who share a son together, have remained...
One Aretuemhen Frank has been arraigned before Justice M. L Abubakar of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, on a four-count charge bordering on false pretences, impersonation, possession of scam documents and obtaining money by false pretence. The crimes run contrary to Section 6 of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Related Offences Act 2006 and punishable under...
Iran has said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions imposed on its Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and other top officials in the country permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington. U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing the sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic and unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing...
Turkish airline's maiden flight from London has landed at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa. The airline joins others like Luftanza to operate scheduled flights from Port Harcourt International Airport to other parts of the world, creating business opportunities. The Rivers State Government has also expressed willingness to partner with key stakeholders to ensure that more Airlines operate from the state. The...
Ugochukwu Iwuchukwu Rivers United Football Club of Port Harcourt will face Lobi Stars of Makurdi in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Aiteo Cup competition. The match will take place on Friday 28th June in Ijeobu Ode. Rivers United have been prolific in the 2019 Aiteo Cup competition after demolishing Timberloader FC four nil in the round of 64, thrashed Akwa United three-nil...
Nyesom Wike has said the state government will intervene in some of the infrastructural deficit bedevilling the Port Harcourt International Airport. Wike also expressed happiness that Turkish Airlines will commence International Flights to the Port Harcourt International Airport. The governor during a Courtesy Visit by the New General Manager of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) for South-South and South-East...
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai has dismissed recent comments credited to him in which he was alleged to have blamed the recent fallbacks in counter-insurgency operations on the lack of commitment by soldiers prosecuting the war in the northeast. Buratai, has, however, shifted the blame on locals whom he said withhold important information from the army...
What are the Ogonis Afraid Of? An adage by the Ogoni people says, “The evidence that one has been where palm oil is being processed is a chin smeared with palm oil.” The Ogonis have endured both paradoxes of plenty and situational paradox; they live on oil but their lives are dry. They watch pipelines transfer wealth from beneath...
Rivers State Ministry of Health, on Tuesday, dismissed as false, insinuations on social media that there was a fresh outbreak of the dreaded Ebola Virus in the state. Recall that social media platforms were awash with reports of Ebola outbreak in Rivers. https://twitter.com/realFFK/status/1142454203866124290 The ministry in a statement by its permanent secretary, Caroline Wali, said it received the report as a surprise,...
Both Neymar and Pogba want out of their respective clubs but United were not interested in the swap deal Paris Saint German reportedly approached Manchester United about the possibility of directly swapping Neymar for Paul Pogba, but it is understood the Premier League club currently think the deal for the Brazilian would be far too expensive to justify. Both players face...