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Gladys Nweke The Independent Petroleum Marketer Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Rivers State chapter, says, over 60 hectares of farmland have been discovered as dump ground for illegal bunkering business in Ogoni and Andoni areas of the state. The chairman, IPMAN taskforce in charge of four local government areas in Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Mr Enyinah...
The National industrial court Port Harcourt has adjourned to November 13 for mention, the case between workers of The Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA) and Rivers State Government. The workers are praying the National Industrial Court to compel the state government to pay them the 3 years salaries and allowances. Counsel to RSSDA, Isa Saido, said the absence of representatives...
Rivers State Pensioners have called on the state government to speed up the planned amendment of the Rivers State Contributory Pension Law. Pensioners in the state during a peaceful protest at the state secretariat over their unpaid pensions and gratuities by the state Government state that while it is a welcomed development that government plans to review the law,...
Kas Worgu A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State and the embattled APC youth leader in Etche local government has described as regrettable, his earlier support for the minister of transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. City Nwanyanwu described the minister as someone who is insensitive to the plights of the party members. Nwanyanwu who is the youth...
Special Adviser to the Oyo State Governor And Director General of Oyo State Bureau of Physical Planning, Waheed Badamosi has said Rivers State should be emulated for outstanding projects delivery and urban renewal programmes that have transformed Port Harcourt City. waheed spoke after a study tour of the master plan implementation process in Rivers State on Wednesday. Waheed Badamosi said that...
The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has called for the immediate sack and resignation of Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Board, Victor Ndoma-Egba and its Managing Director, Nsima Ekere. Secretary General of IYC, Alfred Kemepado, in a statement yesterday in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, noted that the call became necessary after Ndoma-Egba and Ekere emerged senatorial and governorship standard-bearers...
Azibaola Robert, a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the $40 million given to his company, Oneplus in 2013, was not a contract but for an assignment. He said the assignment was for him to use his expertise and knowledge of the Niger Delta to halt oil flow disruption by militants. In doing the job, he said...
The Federal Executive Council (FEC ) has approved $60 million loan for livelihood improvement family enterprise project in the Niger Delta. Six states will start to benefit now. Three other states will join them in the phase two. Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed told reporters that “in addition to this approval of this Eurobond today, we also got approval for livelihood...
Salvation ministries on Wednesday handed over a home it built for the elderly to the Catholic Church in Port Harcourt. This is as the General Overseer of the Ministry, David Ibiyeomie is set to celebrate his 56th birthday. Pastor David Ibiyeomie who inaugurated and handover the world-class edifice named 'Home of Success for the aged/ elderly persons in Rivers State' said...
Brave Dickson Residents of Creek Road axis and its environs in Port Harcourt are now suffering from cholera and other water-borne diseases, resulting from the lack of potable drinking water in the area. According to them, "after former governor Peter Odili's administration, no successive government has been able to provide us with potable drinking water". Chairman, Nembe/Bonny/Belle waterfront, Mr Tobin Alapakabia told...