• Rivers Rerun: PDP Accuses Police Of Arresting 21 INEC Staff

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    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused the Nigeria Police Force of arresting and transferring to Abuja, no fewer than 21 ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) who participated in the just concluded legislative rerun election in Rivers State. The party alleged that most of the affected ad-hoc staff, who were…

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    Rivers Govt Sues Police Over Probe Into Rerun Election

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    Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has announced that the state government has approached the court to challenge the setting up of the Nigerian Police Special Joint Investigation Panel on the December 10, 2016 rerun election in the state. This is as he told the panel, headed by a deputy commissioner of Police (DCP),…

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    We Will Support Nigerian Army To Fight Crime – Wike

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    Rivers state governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has stated the readiness of the state government to support the Nigerian army in strengthening the security architecture of the state and its environs. He also advised the officers and soldiers of the 6 Division, Nigerian army, Port Harcourt, against the politicization of crime, noting that security is…

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    We’ll Embark On Extensive Empowerment Programme In 2017 – Wike

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    Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike has assured the people of the state that his administration will embark on extensive empowerment programmes in 2017. The governor stated that the state’s share of the deduction funds from Paris and London Clubs would be applied to aggressive projects execution in 2017 since the state government has already settled…

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  • …As Assembly Swears-in 12 PDP, APC Members-elect Friday

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    The Rivers State House of Assembly will tomorrow, Friday, December 30, 2016, swear-in 12 new lawmakers elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adams Dabutorudima, was quoted in a statement issued in Port Harcourt yesterday by…

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  • Wike Presents N470bn Appropriation Bill For 2017

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    Rivers State governor, Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, yesterday presented the 2017 Appropriation Bill of N470 billion to the Rivers State House of Assembly. The Money Bill, which is christened “The Golden Jubilee Budget for Accelerated Development”, is N163 billion higher than the 2016 Budget, which was N307 billion size. A breakdown of the 2017 budget indicates…

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