Tag: Rivers

By Yakubu Musa Nothing, perhaps, illustrates the tragedy of the current world's most enduring struggle, the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, than last Friday’s UN resolution for a ceasefire. Curiously, the United States of America voted against it while her...
By Sanusi Abdullahi Kiru In the ever-evolving landscape of Nigeria's telecommunications industry, there are individuals who leave an indelible mark, reshaping the sector for the betterment of the nation. Among these luminaries, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta stands...

Wike welcomes Kwankwaso ahead of projects inauguration

By Aminu Kutama Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Sunday night, welcomed the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso to...

Leave Rivers for me, take the state for governorship — Obi pleads with Wike

By Aminu Kutama The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi has appealed to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike to allow him to win...

Wike appoints 14,000 aides

By Ismail Auwal Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike has announced the appointment of 14,000 advisers for various political units in the state.  In a statement...

EFCC declares Rivers’ Accountant General, 58 others wanted

By Ismail Auwal The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared Fubara Siminayi, the Rivers State Accountant-General, and 58 others wanted for N435 billion fraud. EFCC...

Police arrest 2 suspects for beheading 10-year old boy in Rivers

By Salim Yunusa   The headless body of a 10-year-old boy, identified as Destiny Peter, has been found in a bush in Azumini community, Isiokpo, in...

BREAKING: Court Stops Rivers, Lagos From Collecting VAT

By Sahelian Times The Court of Appeal in Abuja has stopped the governments of Rivers and Lagos from collecting Value Added Taxes (VAT).   In a ruling...

VAT: Be your brother’s keeper, Gombe appeals to Lagos, Rivers

By Salim Yunusa Gombe State government has appealed to the governments of Lagos and Rivers concerning their decision on the collection of Value Added Tax. The...

How candle fire destroyed 30 houses in Rivers

By Salim Yunusa An inferno started from a candle has destroyed about 30 makeshift houses, goods and property worth millions around Okwelle axis of Mile...

Those who defected from PDP lacked integrity, character – Wike

By Salim Yunusa   Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has predicted that mass defection will rock both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All...

Wike demolishes market, threatens to dethrone traditional leaders

By Salim Yunusa Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has threatened to dethrone traditional rulers selling employment slots meant for their subjects.   The Governor described as shameful the...

Cross Rivers governor, Ben Ayade, defects to APC

By Abba Gwale The Executive Governor of Cross Rivers State, Ben Ayade, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling party All Progressives...

One person rescued, two guns recovered as Police battle gunmen in Kogi

By Ismail Auwal Kogi State Police Command have rescued a victim and recovered two AK47 rifles with 29 rounds of live ammunition from kidnappers. Police Public...

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