Tag: River State

EditorFebruary 25, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 25th of February

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AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Wike dissolves 17 LG caretaker committees

Barely 24 hours after he suspended 4 commissioners, the Head of Service and Special Adviser on Lands, Rivers State Governor, ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 19, 2016

‘They are posting police officers who have access to kidnappers, cultist to Rivers’ – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, on Monday, warned the Inspector General of Police against reposting corrupt police officers to ...

Mazi EmekaMay 27, 2016

Opinion: Amaechi- 51 garlands to the new face of democracy in Nigeria

By Eze Chukwuemeka Eze PREAMBLE My good friend and political leader, Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, who ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 29, 2016

Nyesom Wike: How INEC collaborated with APC to rig Rivers rerun election (WATCH)

In a recent interview on Channels Television, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of plotting ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 25, 2016

‘Self-serving political opportunist’ | APC rips apart Nyesom Wike in new statement (READ)

The war of words between the Rivers state All Progressives Congress and the state governor, Nyesom Wike, is yet to ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 6, 2016

Impeachment nightmares keeping Governor Wike awake at night

Governor Nyesom Wike is suffering from the paranoia of the belief that the All Progressives Congress is planning to impeach ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 2, 2016

Governor Wike accused of buying ‘mobile office’ worth N300 million (PHOTOS)

It was French Political economist and Classical theorist, Frederic Bastiat, that said: “When plunder becomes a way of life for ...

Janeth JFebruary 17, 2015

APC gov. candidate escapes as gunmen disrupt rally in Okrika

by Ranti Joseph Unknown gunmen disrupted APC’s party campaign on Tuesday in Okrika Local Governemnt area of River state. The ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 11, 2014

Julius Agwu is serious | This is why he wants to be governor of Rivers (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju   If you think Julius Agwu is joking about wanting to be the next Governor of Rivers ...

March 29, 2014

Opinion: Matters arising from the suspension of Rivers Chief Judge

by Ogbu Blessing Ekpere The perception of the public will remain, until the contrary is proved, that the Honourable Chief ...

August 12, 2013

Kayode Ogundamisi: #ABSU rape – And we, the mob moved on

by Kayode Ogundamisi While a victim lives with bone crushing injustice thoroughly unaffected by righteous intentions the #hashtag mob has ...

December 7, 2012

Stop calling us oil-rich – Gov. Rotimi Amaechi

The Governor of Rivers State and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum; Chibuike Amaechi, has declared that the ‘oil rich ...

November 28, 2012

#BehindTheScenes: Nollywood #Aluu4 movie set for release soon – See Photos

by Akan Ido Efforts to keep alive the memory of the four UNIPORT students gruesomely murdered in the Aluu Community ...

November 5, 2012

Gov. Rotimi Amaechi’s driver dies from electrocution in Government House

by Isi Esene One of the Rivers State government House vehicle drivers, Ibiba Jack, was early on Saturday electrocuted at ...

October 31, 2012

#OilWars: Bayelsa and Rivers lock horns in border dispute, oil wells in contention

by Rachel Ogbu There seems to be no end to the dispute going on between Bayelsa State and neighbouring Rivers ...

October 7, 2012

12 suspects arrested in connection with killing of 4 UNIPORT students

by Isi Esene There are reports that twelve people have been arrested in the Aluu Community where four students of ...

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