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The Management of National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) Kaduna State has suspended the Batch C orientation camp following the violence that erupted in Kaduna over the weekend. The confirmation was given by the coordinator of NYSC in the state, Hajiya Siddiq Walida, on Monday. She advised prospective Corps members to abide by the directives pending when the situation in Kaduna improves. Recall...
Chief Christian Nyekwere, a traditional ruler in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, has blamed security agencies for the ongoing bunkering activities in Niger Delta region. Nyekwere, the Eze Osimini I of Oropotoma Kingdom also decried the geometrical increase in illegal bunkering activities in Elelenwo Community, saying that the bunkering activities has become a serious threat to the lives...
The Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit in Rivers State, at the weekend, rescued eight persons, including two wives of police officers from kidnappers in Ubima, Ikwerre Local Government Area. The military also rescued six kidnapped persons who were travelling out of Port Harcourt along the Elele-Omerelu-Owerri Road. Theportcitynews gathered that the eight were occupants of a commercial bus which was...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, on Sunday, called on the people of Rivers State to vote out Governor governor Nyesom Wike. Amaechi, during the thanksgiving service in honour of Tonye Cole, the APC gubernatorial candidate at the Redeem Christian Church Of God in Port Harcourt, accused the present administration in Rivers State of being unable to manage the...
By Kelechi Esogwa-Amadi As part of its corporate social responsibility, Coca-Cola Hellenic Company has trained many youths from the Niger Delta Region on skills acquisition. Also, the company has helped some youths in the region to start businesses of their own and become employers of labour, thus reducing the high rate of unemployment that has been a recurrent decimal in the...
The Senator representing Rivers South-East in the national assembly and the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Magnus Abe, has denied reports he has dumped the ruling party. Abe, in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Parry Saroh Benson on Saturday and made available to theportcitynews, described the report as unfounded and a pedestrian move to derail the conversation...
Rivers State Government, on Sunday, advised Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, the Minister of Transport to stay away from Port Harcourt if he feels that the State is not safe. The state government through the commissioner for information and communication, Emma Okah, was reacting to a statement credited to the Minister during a thanksgiving Church service in honour of the APC gubernatorial...
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole has cried out over an alleged gang up against him by some unnamed party stakeholders. He alleged that this group of stakeholders is populated by persons who were uncomfortable with the positive reforms his leadership was bringing to the party. Oshiomhole said this in a statement signed by his Chief...
Ignatius Ajuru University of Education has unveiled it's graduate school of Business and Maritime studies today at the Saint John's campus. The event was graced by top dignitaries and personalities . The Vice Chancellor of the school, professor Ndimele Mekuri said the graduate school is one of the best in the country with state of the art facilities. He also listed...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated the All Progressive Congress-led Federal Government for intimidating the Judiciary through unfounded allegations and trumped-up charges. This is he urged lawyers to work towards the sustenance of the nation's democracy. Governor Wike made the statement at the Government House Port Harcourt on Saturday during a courtesy visit by Class 1984 of the Nigerian...