Tag archive for ‘Rivers State’
Buhari
By admin On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
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Buhari to Visit Niger Delta On Thursday

Buhari LAGOS MAY 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari will this week make his first visit as president to Nigeria’s oil-producing south, which has been riven by an upsurge in violence from militants, More...

A typical Nigerian prison
By admin On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Congestion: Port Harcourt Prison Designs for 840 Inmates now Houses 3,824 Inmates

A typical Nigerian prison LAGOS MAY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A Port-Harcourt prison in Rivers States designed for 840 inmates now housed no fewer 3,824 inmates with a total of 3422 inmates awaiting trial. The Prison More...

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By admin On Saturday, May 21st, 2016
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Confusion Trails PDP Convention in Port Harcourt

LAGOS MAY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-There is confusion within the ranks of the People’s Democratic Party under the control of the Acting National Chairman of the PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff who announced the postponement More...

Niger Delta militants new
By admin On Monday, May 9th, 2016
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Expect More Attacks, New N’Delta Militant Group Tells FG

LAGOS MAY 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A group of militants in the Niger Delta has declared that there will be more attacks and killings at major oil stations to cripple the economy until the Federal Government addresses More...

APC LEADER
By admin On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Armed Bandits Gun Down Rivers APC Leader

LAGOS APRIL 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Tragedy struck in Rivers State when Vincent Embee, a member of APC in Rivers state, was shot dead by armed men yesterday April 21st 2016. Vincent was a Senior lecturer at the Ken-Saro More...

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By admin On Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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JUST IN: INEC Suspends Rivers Re-run Election In Four Local Councils As Violence Rocks Polls

LAGOS MARCh 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Saturday afternoon suspended the ongoing re-run elections in Bonny, Andoni, Gokana, and Khana local government areas of Rivers More...

Wike
By admin On Sunday, February 7th, 2016
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Wike to Empower Mama-Put Operators, Onion Sellers, Barbers, Others in Rivers State

Wike LAGOS FEBRUARY 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Small business owners in Rivers State are to benefit from a N2billion micro-credit scheme without necessarily providing collateral, Governor Nyesom Wike has said. The governor More...

Seriake Dickson's junior sister, Nancy
By admin On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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Gunmen Kidnap Dickson’s Aide as Sister Spends 42 Days in Kidnappers’ Den

Seriake Dickson’s junior sister, Nancy LAGOS JANUARY 31ST (URHOBOODAY)-Gunmen on Sunday kidnapped an aide to Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, Captain Henry Ungbuku (rtd). Ungbuku, who is the Special More...

Ogoniland
By admin On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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Buhari Reaffirms His Administration Commitment to Clean Up Ogoni Land

LAGOS JANUARY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has reaffirmed his administration’s steadfast commitment to the implementation of the United Nations Environmental Programme’s recommendations for More...

Wike
By admin On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Supreme Court Upholds Governor Wike’s Election

Wike LAGOS JANUARY 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike declaring that the election was conducted in line with the Electoral Act. In More...

Wike,Rivers Governor
By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2016
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Lassa Fever Kills Medical Doctor In Port-Harcourt

Wike,Rivers Governor LAGOS JANUARY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Panic and fear of the unknown on Thursday gripped doctors, nurses, medical personnel and patients of the Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, old GRA, Port More...

Ibim-semenatari
By admin On Monday, December 21st, 2015
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Buhari Names Ex-Rivers Commissioner Ibim Semenitari As Acting Managing Director Of NDDC

Ibim-semenatari LAGOS DECEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-President Muhammadu Buhari has named Ibim Semenitari the new Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Mrs. Semenitari, a former More...

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By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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$300,000 Indictment of Buhari: PDP Insists of Neutral Body Investigation of Dasukigate

LAGOS DECEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY) –The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the denial by President Muhammadu Buhari on the alleged benefit from funds relating to the arms deal scandal, and the consequent controversy More...

Wike
By admin On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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Appeal Court Judgment : Governor Wike heads to Supreme Court

Wike LAGOS DECEMBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has instructed his lawyers to appeal the judgment of the Court of Appeal which ordered fresh governorship election in the State. In a statement More...

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By admin On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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NJC Sacks Judge that nullified Rivers LG election

LAGOS NOVEMBER 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The National Judicial Commission [NJC] has reportedly dismissed Justice Mambo Akanbi, the Judge who gave the June 9, 2015, judgement that sacked the 22 Local Government chairmen More...

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By admin On Saturday, November 7th, 2015
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Agip’s Pipeline Oil Spill Kill 15 in Rivers State

LAGOS NOVEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Over 15 persons have been reported dead in Emago/Kugbo community in Abua/ Odual Local Government Area of Rivers State, following the recent oil spill that occurred in the area, More...

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By admin On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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Port Harcourt Residents Exhume Buried Frozen Chicken Seized By Custom (PHOTOS)

LAGOS NOVEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-What happened in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State recently is a great revelation of the starvation in the country. Men, women and children were spotted struggling among themselves to More...

Chief Sunny Onuesoke
By admin On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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APC Cannot Take South-South States from PDP-Onuesoke

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS OCTOBER 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-A high level chieftain/leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in South-South, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has expressed confidence that despite the present annulment More...

PH FAIR
By admin On Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Rivers: Port Harcourt Comes Alive as Int’l Trade Fair Kicks-Off in December

LAGOS OCTOBER 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Port Harcourt International Trade fair is once again by the corner, starting from December 4th to 17th 2015. For this year’s edition the slogan is ‘Low Prices, new Outlook’. More...

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By admin On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
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Former Chairman of Rivers Tribunal Reveals How He Was Threatened By DSS Before Removal

< LAGOS OCTOBER 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Justice Pindigi, the former chairman of the Rivers state governorship petitions tribunal, has recounted his experience at the tribunal. He said, “Two weeks before I was removed More...

Ousted Wike
By admin On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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Supreme Court Throws Out Ousted Gov. Wike’s Appeal

Ousted Wike LAGOS OCTOBER 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The ousted Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has lost his bid to nullify the sitting of the Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja. The Supreme More...

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By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Rivers Tribunal Nullifies Election of Speaker and 20 Lawmakers

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Rivers State elections petition tribunals sitting in Abuja have nullified the election of the Speaker, Owaji Ibani from Andoni constituency and 20 lawmakers in Rivers state More...

OKOWA AND EMERHOR
By admin On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Delta Tribunal: Anxiety Grips Deltans as Okowa, O’tega Know Fate Today

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)—There is heavy tension in Delta State as the Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Asaba, will today deliver judgment on the petition by Olorogun O’tegha More...

Rotimi Amaechi addressing Ssenate during Ministerial Screening
By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2015
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Ministerial Screening: Full Text of Amaechi’s Address to Senate

Rotimi Amaechi addressing Ssenate during Ministerial Screening LAGOS OCTOBER 23RD (URHOBOTODAY) Your Excellency, the President of Senate, Your Excellency, the Deputy President of Senate Your Excellency, the leader More...

Port harcourt Airport
By admin On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
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CNN Survey Rates Port-Harcourt Airport One of the Worst in the World

Port harcourt Airport LAGOS OCTOBER 20TH (URHOBOTODAY)-This year’s survey, which asked fliers to identify the world’s worst and best aviation terminals, attracted 26,297 qualifying responses. Sleeping in Airports’ More...