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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 …

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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 …

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