• Port Harcourt: A Garden City Without Gardens

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    Before the coming of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Port Harcourt was the Nigerian city, noted for gardens and recreational parks. This earned Port Harcourt the sobriquet: “The Garden City.” Today, the gardens and parks of Port Harcourt have all disappeared, leaving the once Garden City with no gardens. ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, writes from Port Harcourt….

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  • Wike Urges Rivers Christians To Pray For Return Of $43m

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    In a move to ensure that the federal government returns the $43million dollars found in a luxury apartment in Ikoyi to the Rivers state government, Governor Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, yesterday asked Rivers christians to aggressively intercede in prayers. Speaking during Easter church service at Saint Peter’s Anglican Church in Rumuepirikom, Wike said that the church…

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  • No Division In Rivers APC – Peterside

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    Director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, has debunked rumours making the round that there is division within the ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state. He described the rumours as a cheap, stale and spogic propaganda sponsored by the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in…

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  • 2019: Intrigues Behind Defection Of APC Members In Rivers

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    ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, writes on the recent political defections in Rivers State ahead of 2019. The back and forth between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the opposition, All Progressives Congress (APC) over defections in Rivers State, climaxed last Thursday. The venue was the Sharks Football Club Stadium and the event was the formal reception…

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  • AFN Holds All-comers Event in Port Harcourt

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    The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has concluded arrangements to host an All-Comers Event on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the High-Performance Center, Port Harcourt. It is the first official event on the 2017 calendar of the AFN. Head of Media and Communication for the AFN, Olukayode Thomas, said in a press statement that the…

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    NDDC And The Forces Against Anti-Corruption Drive

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    On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, former Niger Delta militants numbering over 100 disrupted the inaugural sitting of a six-man investigative panel set up by the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The managing director of the NDDC, Mr. Nsima Ekere, had set up the investigative panel,…

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  • Wike: How FG Planted Insecurity Reports To Demarket Rivers

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    Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has stated that  the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government planted media reports of insecurity against the state because of their plot to de-market the state for political reasons. The governor also said the APC-led government has over the last two years denied the people their basic rights,…

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  • NDDC: No More Political Patronage In Contract Award – MD

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    The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has said it will adhere strictly to due process and not consider political patronage as a criterion for awarding contracts. The commission’s managing director, Nsima Ekere, disclosed this while speaking in Akure, the Ondo State capital, shortly after a project site tour of NDDC projects in the state. Ekere…

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