Saturday, September 18, 2021

Port Harcourt

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.

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 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

We’re demolishing cattle market shanties, worship centres to reduce crime: Wike

Mr Wike, while explaining the need to rid the state of all shanties, said criminals were using shanties as hideouts after committing crimes.

Wike, Slaughter Market
September 6, 2021

COVID-19: Wike threatens to re-impose lockdown in Rivers

Mr Wike said he may be forced to re-introduce the statewide lockdown if citizens do not adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike
September 5, 2021

Timi Frank slams Akpabio for submitting NDDC audit report to AGF Malami

“Why should Malami receive a report of a committee he did not constitute? Malami and Akpabio are both ministers under Buhari.”

Comrade Timi Frank and Godswill Akpabio
September 4, 2021

Police kill suspected gang leader after leading detectives to members’ hideout

Rivers State Police say a notorious cult gang leader, Goodluck Ezekwu, has been killed, following a gun battle between the police and his team.

September 2, 2021

Wike demolishes Rivers’ largest abattoir

The government said the market would give way for a new project while promising to relocate the butchers.

September 2, 2021

Akpabio finally submits NDDC forensic audit report

Niger Delta affairs minister Godswill Akpabio disclosed that the audit found 13,000 abandoned projects in the region.