Tag Archives: Rivers State

Latest: Schools in Rivers State to reopen next month

The Rivers State Executive Council has approved the reopening of schools in the State with effect from Monday October 5, 2020. The Council took the decision at an emergency session presided over by the State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Friday, September 25, 2020 at Government House, Port Harcourt. The Commissioner for Education, Professor Kaniye Ebeku announced this while briefing …

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Latest: Sniper the killer agent, as women uses it wrongly in Rivers State

Tragedy hit a family in Port Harcourt, Rivers State after a mother who was desperate to kill the lice that have refused to depart from her children’s hair, sort for alternative treatment after taking an advice which turned out to be fatal. According to reports, it was learnt that the bereaved mother followed the advice of her hairdresser and put …

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For Those Trying To Visit Rivers State, Take Note of This New Development

Rivers State, which is one of the states battling increased cases of the current pandemic, has issued warnings to visitors, as they will be isolated for a period of 14-days following the resumption of local flights at the state airport. The statement was made by the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, during a chat with newsmen in …

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COVID-19: Wike reduce Rivers Government 2020 Budget by N230billion


Governor Nyesom Wike’s government has approved a review of the 2020 Budget reducing it by N230 billion in line with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the state’s economy. Accordingly, the State’s 2020 Budget has been reviewed by 48 percent from N530,813,357,619.00 Billion to N300,370,071,183.00 Billion. The State Commissioner for Finance and Supervisory Commissioner for Budget and Economic …

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FRAUD: Wike’s government and EFCC battle over N118b fraud claim


The Rivers State government and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC are reportedly in a battle of rights as Rivers state govt claims EFCC has no right to question how they operate with funds. A report published by a national daily, titled; “How Rivers officials withdrew N118b in cash – EFCC”, had revealed details of an ongoing investigation by …

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