Monday, April 19, 2021

Port Harcourt

April 17, 2021

Bayelsa airport to begin commercial flight operations

The NCAA DG said flight operations were limited to daytime, but full approval will be granted when the runway lights are fully installed.

Gov Douye Diri
April 16, 2021

NDDC is broke, more money needed for projects: Akpabio

Minister Akpabio said the funding system of the commission was poor because budgetary provisions were staggered.

Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs.
April 8, 2021

Ogoni people sabotaging FG’s efforts: HYPREP

Just two days ago, a multibillion-naira potable water project was flagged off by the Minister for Environment, Dr Mohammad Abubakar,” explained Mr Nwielaghi.

Nyesom Wike
March 29, 2021

Riverians fume as Wike lavishes over N350 million on Burna Boy, other entertainers

Rivers in 2019 spent N23.8 billion on entertainment despite owing N303.78 billion and harbouring 34 per cent out of school children.

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike and Burna Boy
March 27, 2021

Army nabs kidnapper, hands him over to police

The suspect confessed to have lured his victim through social media from Ikom to Umoh Orok.

Nigerian troops
March 17, 2021

FG approves $1.5bn for rehabilitation of moribund Port Harcourt Refinery

The government has contracted the rehabilitation to an Italian company, Technimount SPA.

March 17, 2021

Abducted Uniport lecturer released after ‘intense pressure’: Police

“The kidnappers on seeing the red flag abandoned the victim and took to flight.”

Commissioner of Police, CP Eboka Friday
March 15, 2021

CBN denying Rivers agriculture loan due to politics: Wike

“In an atmosphere devoid of politics, we should be working together, we need to benefit from this loan,” the governor said.

Nyesom Wike
March 12, 2021

I will frustrate you, Wike threatens Akpabio

You will never sleep again, I know you used to have high blood pressure, but I will add [something] small to it now.”

March 10, 2021

Teachers protest 5 years unpaid salaries in Rivers

Findings by the Gazette reveal that the civil servants were last paid in January 2016.

Nyesom Wike