Tag: Rivers State

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

He is to be honoured as ex-governor not for performance – Wike to Amaechi

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has reacted to the rejection of a State award, by former governor of the State, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 26, 2017

Amaechi rejects Wike’s Rivers state top award

Minister of Transport, and former governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi has on Friday rejected an award to be given him ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2017

Wike to honour Amaechi for his contribution to the development of Rivers

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has underlisted among others, his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, to be honoured on May 27 ...

AzeezMay 17, 2017

Buhari has not executed any project in Rivers – Wike

by Azeez Adeniyi Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has not executed a single ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 12, 2017

NBS releases IGR realised by states

by Omoleye Omoruyi The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) at State level for ...

AzeezMay 8, 2017

$50m: Wike’s failure to prove his claims has exonerated me – Amaechi

by Azeez Adeniyi Minister of Transportation and immediate past governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi said he has been vindicated ...

Op-ed EditorApril 15, 2017

Opinion: Ikoyi $43m | Amaechi, the Judas of Ubima, needs urgent cure

by Jude Ndukwe   The desperation with which the redundant Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, is seeking cheap attention through ...

AzeezMarch 5, 2017

INEC has consulted APC to rig 2019 election – Wike

by Azeez Adeniyi Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of making plans with ...

AzeezMarch 2, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories yous should monitor today. AGF urges National Assembly to pass whistleblower bill The Attorney ...

AzeezFebruary 25, 2017

Rivers rerun: INEC staff kidnapped

by Azeez Adeniyi A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been kidnapped as the legislative rerun election ...

AzeezFebruary 23, 2017

Explosion hits NLNG pipeline in Rivers

by Azeez Adeniyi A pipeline belonging to the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) on Wednesday exploded. The company in a ...

AzeezFebruary 18, 2017

Police establish tracking units in Lagos, Rivers to battle kidnappings

by Azeez Adeniyi The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has said the Force will set up tracking units in Lagos ...

AzeezFebruary 14, 2017

We must make Niger Delta a vibrant economic zone – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said it has become clear that the Niger Delta region needed a new vision. He said ...

AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

APC expels Rivers Assembly’s minority leader

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expelled the state Assembly Minority Leader, Benibo Anabraba for ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

Amaechi bought 2 armoured helicopters handed over to NAF – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has said he personally wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over two helicopters bought ...

AzeezJanuary 6, 2017

‘Dismissed policemen only stopped an attempt to assassinate Wike’

The Rivers State government has described the dismissal of six police officers attached to Governor Nyesom Wike as political. In ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 8, 2016

Wike’s regime is blood-thirsty – Oyegun

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Oyegun on Thursday described the regime of Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike as “blood-thirsty”. ...

AzeezDecember 6, 2016

Rivers rerun: Two top police personnel have threatened to kill me – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of heating up the polity, ahead of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 5, 2016

Rivers govt declares 3 days fasting and prayer for re-run elections

Ahead of the Dec. 10 re-run elections in Rivers, the state government has declared a three-day fasting and prayer programme ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 17, 2016

Rivers Police denies invading Government House

The Rivers Police Command on Thursday denied invading the Rivers Government House. The State Command Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Nnamdi ...

AzeezNovember 12, 2016

Police ban use of spy number plate, revolving light in Rivers

The Police in Rivers State has banned the use of Supernumerary Police license plate numbers. In a statement by the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2016

Governor Wike sacks special assistant

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has terminated the appointment of his Senior Special Assistant on protocol matters, Joe Akpa. In a ...

AzeezNovember 2, 2016

Monarchs involved in politics will be dethroned – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday said the state government will dethrone monarchs involved in politics. He said this at the ...

AzeezOctober 5, 2016

APC Chieftain kidnapped in Rivers

Nnamdi Abbah, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state was on Tuesday kidnapped by unknown gunmen. ...

AzeezOctober 4, 2016

APC chieftain, 4 others assassinated in Rivers

Killings based connected to politics have reappeared in Rivers state again, as a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ...

AzeezOctober 3, 2016

Nigerian Air Force destroys illegal refineries in Rivers

The Nigerian Air Force on Monday said it has destroyed some illegal refineries and barges in Rivers State. NAF spokesman, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 27, 2016

Cultist clash leave 6 dead in Rivers

A clash between cult groups in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State has left six persons dead The Vanguard reports. According ...

AzeezSeptember 26, 2016

Kidnapped corps member rescued by Police in Rivers

A corps member, simply identified as Helen has been rescued by operatives of the Rivers Police Command on Monday after ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 18, 2016

How police rescued 14 oil workers kidnapped in Rivers state

The Rivers state Police Command says the oil workers who were kidnapped were rescue by its men who engaged the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2016

Army destroys kidnappers camp, 52 illegal refineries

The Nigerian Army has destroyed a kidnappers camp in Rivers state as it continues its ongoing operation in the Niger Delta. ...

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