Category Archives: rivers

Rivers, among safest states in Nigeria — NGE

Port Harcourt – The President of Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) Mrs Funke Egbemode, on Wednesday, said Rivers was one of the most safest states in Nigeria. •Rivers cultural group showcasing Rivers culture before African Bar Association She made the assertion when editors in the country, under the umbrella of NGE, paid a courtesy visit […]

Power must rotate in Rivers state – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, on Thursday restated his support for power to be rotated in the state in spite of being criticised for the position. Amaechi made the assertion in Port Harcourt at a defection ceremony of “I See U’’, a socio-political group from the Peoples Democratic Party to All Progressives Congress […]

8,500 PDP members defect to APC in Rivers

By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HARCOURT—No fewer than 8,500 members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State, yesterday, defected to All Progressives Congress, APC, at a rally organised in Port Harcourt by a former pro-PDP group called I see You. National Leader of I See You group, Mr. Chizi Nyeomasila, said the rally was a […]

11 drowned in rivers in Jigawa

The Police Command in Jigawa said no fewer than eleven persons had drowned in various rivers in the state in the last one month. A statement issued by the spokesman of the command, SP Abdu Jinjiri, in Dutse on Tuesday described the number of people drowned within such period as “outrageous”. “The police has decried […]

Rivers community flooded

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT—Residents of some villages in Aggah community, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State have been displaced by flood. The residents, whose homes were flooded, weekend, told Vanguard that they were already witnessing strange sicknesses and disease, adding that the community had been taken over by mosquitoes. Chief Chukwudi Ekigbo, one […]