Tag: Port Harcourt

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Mazi EmekaAugust 18, 2016

Gov. Fayose says he was placed under ‘house arrest’ in Port Harcourt yesterday

Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, claims he was placed under ‘house arrest’ at the Old Presidential Lodge, Rivers state, by ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 27, 2016

EFCC arraigns 5 oil thieves in Rivers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 arraigned five suspected oil thieves: Sokari Iminabo; Segun ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 14, 2016

This is when PDP national convention will hold

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed August 17 as the date for its national convention in the city of ...

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Op-Ed EditorJuly 14, 2016

Opinion: In Rivers state, the misery is now complete

by Chris Finebone When a governor decides to use expected dividend earnings of his State as collateral security for borrowing as ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 22, 2016

Gunmen in military uniform waylay, murder APC chieftain

Former Councillor of Ward 1, in the Abua/Odua Local Government Area of Rivers State, Allain John-Morrison was beheaded by gunmen ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 23, 2016

Interview: Why a PhD student took to the streets in Port Harcourt to look for a job

What could motivate a PhD student to carry a placard asking for a job? Systemic frustration and desperation, says 26 ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 23, 2016

Femi Fani-Kayode: The sack of Sheriff, a breath of fresh air for PDP

The sack of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the chairman of our great party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) came ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 23, 2016

A young woman in Lekki and a young woman in Port Harcourt went to the streets to look for jobs – one has a PhD

With the level of unemployment growing each day, young Nigerians are taking matters into their own hands, literally, and searching ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 22, 2016

‘There are no factions in PDP’ -Ekweremadu is living on another planet

Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu today denied that the PDP ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 22, 2016

‘Sheriff was betrayed in Port Harcourt’

Despite being sacked as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu-Sheriff still insists that he remains ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 21, 2016

4 possible outcomes of PDP’s national convention

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is expected to kick off its national convention today at Port Harcourt, the River state ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 21, 2016

PDP convention in Port Harcourt to be called off?

Despite confident declarations from Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention would hold, ...

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Mazi EmekaMay 21, 2016

According to Ali Modu Sheriff, APC is not ‘owned by Nigerians’

The embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, on Friday, inadvertently questioned the legitimacy of the ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoApril 11, 2016

Protest turns bloody in University of Port Harcourt (VIEWER DISCRETION)

A peaceful demonstration by students from the University of Port Harcourt against the hike in the University’s fees and other ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 20, 2016

Why NNPC shut down Kaduna, Port Harcourt refineries

by Emeka Nwankwo The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, on Wednesday, announced that it had shut down the Kaduna and Port ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJanuary 1, 2016

Etisalat opens 0809JA Experience Centres across Nigeria

Customers on Nigeria’s innovative and customer-friendly telecommunications network, Etisalat, have a cause to be excited as Etisalat opened six Experience ...

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Ada IgboanugoNovember 25, 2015

Do you remember Daniel Wilson? Your answer is the reason for this rant

We guess your response to the question above is most likely ‘No’. So Daniel Wilson is pretty apt in the frustrations he ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 27, 2015

Supreme Court may save Governor Wike today… or not

At the moment, the fate of Nyesom Wike as Governor of Rivers state, rests solely on the Supreme Court. The ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 10, 2015

BREAKING: Former Bayelsa governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha is dead

Former Bayelsa state Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha is dead, a report by Leadership affirms. Alamieyeseigha reportedly died at a private hospital in ...

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Ada IgboanugoOctober 2, 2015

“Flat shoes ain’t my portion” | One fall can’t stop Denrele

Last week, Denrele was on stage, doing the same thing he’s been doing for years- so everything should ordinarily go ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2015

Explosion rocks Port Harcourt, many killed

There has been a gas explosion in the Eliozu area of Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Several people have been reported dead ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 16, 2015

Goodluck Jonathan spotted at Port Harcourt airport, en route Abuja (PHOTOS)

Clad in his trademark South-South outfit, former President, Goodluck Jonathan, was spotted on Wednesday, at the Port Harcourt International airport. ...

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Mallam YeroSeptember 8, 2015

Lagos has the 3rd most millionaires in Africa

A recently released report by AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth has named Lagos as the city with the third ...

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Janeth JAugust 29, 2015

Amaechi arrives in Port Harcourt today (PHOTOS)

Former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi landed in Port Harcourt this morning with glamour and style. He was warmly ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJuly 9, 2015

Court sacks 22 APC Chairmen, Councillors in Rivers

A Federal High court in Port Harcourt has nullified the election of the 22 local Government council chairmen and councillors in ...

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SolaJune 3, 2015

Rhythm FM presenter shot dead in Port Harcourt

Rhythm 93.7FM PH on-air personality, writer and motivational speaker, Ifeoma ‘Iphie’ Aggrey-Fynn is dead. She was shot dead by armed ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 15, 2015

Dakuku says Wike, PDP won’t get away with the rigging in Rivers

by Azubuike Azikiwe The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Rivers State election, Dakuku Peterside, believes that ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 12, 2015

Cheta Nwanze: Politics as war – the Rivers State model

by Cheta Nwanze There is something that my friends who are ancestrally from Rivers have always told me, that they ...

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Kolapo OlapojuApril 10, 2015

We hear these thugs were arrested in Wike’s house yesterday (PHOTOS)

by Azubuike Azikiwe On Thursday, April 9, some thugs were reportedly arrested at the residence of the governorship candidate of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 19, 2015

We hear Diezani’s cousin has been kidnapped in Bayelsa

by Iyobosa Omoregie Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the Bozie Agama, a cousin of Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources. Bozie ...

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