Articles Posted in the " Rivers State " Category

  • Wike’s administration will be best in Rivers history – Justice Suzette

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Wife of Rivers State Governor, Justice Suzette Nyesom-Wike has declared that the Wike-led administration will be the best in the recorded history of the state as it will entrench unprecedented projects and programmes across the state. Addressing Rivers women leaders during the first Rivers Women Stakeholders meeting in the Government House in […] Post from PM News


  • Only civil servants with confirmed BVN will receive salary – Wike

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt ke Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that only civil servants with proven Bank Verification Numbers, BVN, will receive salaries beginning February as the state government moves to determine the actual number of staff in its employment. Speaking at the Government House in Port Harcourt on Thursday when the Governing […] Post from PM News


  • Ogbemudia formally quits PDP, pledges lifetime support for Oshiomhole

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin Former Governor of the defunct Mid-West region and Bendel State (now Edo State), Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, has formally announced the withdrawal of his membership of the troubled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ogbemudia, who made the announcement ‎during a visit of Governor Adams Oshiomhole to him, in his residence, in Benin City, on Wednesday, […] Post from PM News


  • Wike sacks member of state university for defecting to APC

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has sacked Ndubuisi Nwankwo, an engineer, as a Member of the Governing Council of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education (IAUOE) for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to All Progressives Congress, APC. Nwankwo was a Member of the Governorship Inauguration Committee setup to usher in […] Post from PM News


  • Okrika council of chiefs condemns kidnap of Tam George’s mother

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The Okrika council of chiefs has condemned the kidnap of the mother of the Rivers State Commissioner for Information, Austin Tam-George. A statement signed by the Chairman of the Okrika Council of Chief, Sunday Ameisamika Kalaowolo said the abduction of the woman has raised concerns among the people of Okrika. Kalaowolo then […] Post from PM News


  • No part of Rivers will be denied development – Wike

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that no part of the state will be left behind in his quest to revive decaying infrastructure, saying that, the Igwuruta-Chokocho-Etche road to the Food Basket of the state will be completed on schedule. In a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Tuesday by Simeon […] Post from PM News


  • Budget committees get Friday deadline to submit reports

    Budget committees get Friday deadline to submit reports

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged all committees on budget defence to submit their reports and defence same before the House committee on Appropriation between Wednesday and Friday. This is contained in statement by Rep. Abdulmunin Jibrin (Kano-APC), Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, in Abuja. The statement said that the submission of the reports […] Post from PM News


  • Wike’s revelations an indictment on Supreme Court – APC

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the revelations made by Governor Nyesom Wike about how he won the State Governorship Election dispute at the Supreme Court as an indictment of the apex court. Wike had publicly said during his well-publicised Thanksgiving Service of 7th February, 2016: […] Post from PM News


  • Why The Oba of Benin is number one by Odia Ofeimun

    By Odia Ofeimun I am a Republican, not a Royalist. But, in a country in which we have all conceded the coexistence of Republican and Royalist values, it should be considered quite unseemly to watch one set of the interacting values being rough-handled, muddied or treated with improper decorum without feeling a need to intervene […] Post from PM News


  • Rivers APC raises alarm over gruesome killings of its members

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Rivers APC has alleged that despite warnings to security agencies, the killing of APC members has resumed in Ogba/Egbema/Andoni local government area. The party alleged that after diligent investigations, “the APC can authoritatively reveal that massive killing of members of the APC in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) has resumed while the […] Post from PM News