Saturday, September 18, 2021

ELFREDAH KEVIN-ALERECHI

Elfredah Kevin-Alerechi is a multimedia Journalist, who covers and report human interest stories. She exposes corrupt practices in both public and private sectors. She is a Fact-Checking Fellow of Dubawa, Nigeria, a Civic Hive Atupa Financial Fellow, Accountaprenuer of Accountability Lab Nigeria, and a 2019 Fellow of the Female Reporters Leadership Programme of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism
September 15, 2021

SPECIAL: How Nigerian small business owners were shut out of CBN’s multibillion-naira COVID-19 intervention disbursements

The pandemic devastated the livelihoods of Nigeria’s young entrepreneurs. But a central bank policy drafted to cushion the impact has been fraught with incompetence and corruption.

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
September 14, 2021

Rivers varsity student drowns in UNIPORT swimming pool

The deceased had visited with three friends and drowned while swimming at the Olympic-size pool.

September 11, 2021

Police arrest sea pirate, rescue abducted persons in Rivers

They police alleged that the abduction was masterminded by a boat operator.

Pirates
September 11, 2021

VAT: Despite Appeal Court ruling, Wike inaugurates new tax commission

Rivers Governor has carried on with his determination to emplace enabling structure for the administration of the new VAT law in his state despite appeal court ruling.

FIRS boss and WIKE
September 10, 2021

Rivers court upholds Secondus suspension as PDP chairman

This sack is coming less than a month after the high court in Kebbi retained Mr Secondus as PDP chairman.

Uche Secondus
September 8, 2021

Rivers retirees protest Gov. Wike’s non-payment of gratuities, pension arrears

Retirees trooped out on Wednesday in Port Harcourt to protest non-payment of their pension and gratuities.

Protesting Rivers pensioners
September 6, 2021

Rivers resumes VAT collection as court rejects FG’s request to vacate judgment

Rivers state government said it would seal up the business premises of any organisation that fails to comply with the state’s VAT law.

FIRS boss and WIKE
September 6, 2021

One billion people including Nigerians suffering from hypertension: The Lancet

One billion people, including Nigerians, are currently suffering from hypertension, a recent study by The Lancet has revealed.

September 4, 2021

Gunmen kill federal polytechnic lecturer in Bauchi

The lecturer, Abubakar Muhammad, was a senior staff of the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi.

Nigerian police officers used to illustrate the story
September 4, 2021

Nigerians to spend six months in prison for making calls while driving: FRSC

FRSC said the use of AirPods, EarPods, or any other hands-free while driving was illegal.

Boboye Oyeyemi