Another Corpse of suspected sex worker dumped on Port Harcourt Road
Another Corpse of suspected sex worker dumped on Port Harcou…
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Governor Wike of Rivers State
By Okafor Ofiebor

A decomposing body of a woman suspected to be sex worker has been found lying at Aggrey road in the old Port-Harcourt township area…

Ministerial screening: Amaechi rewarded for hard work – Peterside
Ministerial screening: Amaechi rewarded for hard work – Pete…
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Rotimi Amaechi, former Minister of Transportation
Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Thursday commended the Senate for successfully screening former Minister of Transportation, Mr…

Nigeria in 1min: Economic, Business and Financial Headlines – 130919
Nigeria in 1min: Economic, Business and Financial Headlines …
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Friday, September 13, 2019 / 07:30 AM / By News Aggregator / Header Image Credit: @UBAGroup   Click Here To Read Latest News Updates   PROSHARE ECONOMY Merchandise Trade Increased Significantly…

Amaechi’s Reappointment As Minister, Divine Arrangement – APC Chieftain
Amaechi’s Reappointment As Minister, Divine Arrangement – AP…
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A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has described the reappointment of former Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, into the office of the…

Ministerial Screening: APC, Peterside Laud Senate For Clearing Amaechi
Ministerial Screening: APC, Peterside Laud Senate For Cleari…
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State and the director general of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has lauded the Senate for screening and…

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Another Corpse of suspected sex worker dumped on Port Harcourt Road

Governor Wike of Rivers State By Okafor Ofiebor A decomposing body of a woman suspected to be sex worker has been found lying at Aggrey road in the old Port-Harcourt township area in the Rivers State. Some residents and eyewitnesses said that the suspected sex worker was missing since on Sunday, August 17. They said […]

Ministerial screening: Amaechi rewarded for hard work – Peterside

Rotimi Amaechi, former Minister of Transportation Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Thursday commended the Senate for successfully screening former Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi. Peterside told newsmen at the Port Harcourt International Airport that the screening of Amaechi was in recognition of his hard work, commitment, […]

Nigeria in 1min: Economic, Business and Financial Headlines – 130919

Friday, September 13, 2019 / 07:30 AM / By News Aggregator / Header Image Credit: @UBAGroup   Click Here To Read Latest News Updates   PROSHARE ECONOMY Merchandise Trade Increased Significantly YoY But Marginally Over Q1 2019, Driven By Higher Imports – In Q2 2019, total trade grew by 4.42% compared to Q1 2019, and by […]

Amaechi’s Reappointment As Minister, Divine Arrangement – APC Chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has described the reappointment of former Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, into the office of the Minister of Transportation as a divine arrangement. He also described the reappointment as as a sign of seriousness of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, to […]

Ministerial Screening: APC, Peterside Laud Senate For Clearing Amaechi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State and the director general of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has lauded the Senate for screening and clearing former minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. Amaechi, who is immediate-past Rivers State governor, was among the 43 ministerial nominees submitted to the […]

Other States News

My Natural Endowment Made Peers Envious – Wilcox

Anastasia Chienye Wilcox nee Opara retired as principal at Odolowu Primary School Ijesha Tedo, Surulere Lagos on January 1st, 1992. The Octogenarian speaks about her childhood, profession and ways in which government can improve the living condition of the aged with JULIET KUYET BULUS. When and where were you born? I hail from Umueze, Uzoagba, […]

Anambra Hails Air Peace Boss For Bringing 187 Nigerians Back Home From S’Africa

The Anambra State government has applauded the founder and chairman of Air Peace airline, Mr Allen Onyema, for what it called his unprecedented patriotic gesture in bringing back, free of charge, 147 Nigerians from South Africa. The commendation is contained in a statement issued in Awka, the Anambra State capital, by the state Commissioner for […]

UN Office for Refugees Reports 80000 Nicaraguans Seeking Safe Haven

The majority of the Nicaraguan refugees opposing the Ortega regime have taken refuge in Costa Rica.  Photo: AFP By El Nuevo Diario HAVANA TIMES – In Nicaragua, political persecution and human rights violations have been driving a new large-scale displacement, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has denounced. In their most recent report, titled […]

Nigeria: Senate Confirms Buhari’s 43 Ministerial Nominees – AllAfrica

The Senate on Tuesday after five days screening exercise confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s 43 ministerial nominees who appeared before it. Name of those confirmed are Ikechukwu Oga (Abia) Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa) Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) Chris Ngige (Anambra) Sharon Ikeazor (Anambra) Adamu Adamu (Bauchi) Maryam Katagum (Bauchi) Timi Sylva (Bayelsa) Others are George Akume […]

Anambra State First Lady Attends Church Service Wearing N1million Gucci Glasses (Photos)

The First Lady of Anambra State, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano has been spotted wearing a pair of Gucci glasses which is valued at about $2,755. She made the choice of the designer glasses while attending the funeral mass of the late Chief Michael Chukwuka Onyema, father of CEO of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema. Obiano was […]

Sports

Nasarawa Will Soon Become Nigeria’s Sports Theatre – Gov Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has expressed his administration’s resolve to make the state a sports theatre in Nigeria within the next two years . Sule, who spoke to Sports Writers at the just concluded 5th National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, through his special adviser on sports, Hon Kwanta Yakubu, said his administration […]

2017: The Good, Bad, Ugly Of Nigeria’s Sports

As the year 2017 winds up SALIFU USMAN looks back and reflects on the gains and losses, the high and low points of the year in Nigeria’s sports. While some may pass a verdict of total success, others could see certain events in the out-going year as worrisome.  NPFL Plateau United emerged champions if the […]

2018: Highs, Lows Of Nigeria’s Sports

As 2018 winds down, SALIFU USMAN and WALE AYENI look back and reflect on the gains and losses, the high and low points of the year in Nigeria’s sports sector. O n the home-scene, Lobi Stars of Makurdi were crowned champions of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season in an unpleasant circumstance after […]

Nigeria To Host The 2020 Under-20 Women’s World Cup

10 years after hosting its last global football event, Nigeria is getting another chance, as FIFA has awarded the hosting rights for the 2020 Under-20 Women’s World Cup to the country – putting Nigeria in line to become the first African country ever to host the tournament. Selecting a host for the tournament, which will […]

PMB Urged To Appoint Fearless Minister To Cleanse Sports Of Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to appoint courageous and fearless person with a strong will as sports minister to cleanse Nigeria’s sports of corruption and rotten elements. Former chairman of Gombe State Football Association and renown sports critic, Ahmed Shuaibu Gara-Gombe made the call while chatting with LEADERSHIP Sports in Abuja over the weekend. […]

Africa News

Zimbabwe: I Am Ready to Talk

By Idah Mhetu MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has indicated he is willing to talk to President Emmerson Mnangagwa in order to move the country forward if the dialogue does not result in him being part of government. Chamisa told thousands of party supporters gathered to mourn Glen View South MP, Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java in the sprawling […]

South Africa: Teacher Suspended for Allegedly Carrying a Gun While Invigilating Exams

By Balise Mabona, Correspondent The Mpumalanga Department of Education has suspended a male teacher of Mabusabesala Secondary School, in Weltevrede near Siyabuswa, for allegedly invigilating a Grade 11 mid-year examination while holding a gun in his hand, the department said on Friday. “This incident happened on June 4, while pupils were writing the tourism paper,” […]

Sudan: UN to Remove Some Civilian Staff

Photo: Jason Patinkin/Voice of America Cape Town — The United Nations is temporarily removing some civilian staff from Sudan because of the security situation in the country, Reuters reports from the United Nations. Medics linked to the opposition said the death toll from Monday’s a deadly raid on a protest camp and subsequent unrest had […]

South Africa: Grade 8 Pupils Allegedly Stab Grade 10 to Death Outside Gauteng School

Two Grade 8 pupils have allegedly stabbed a Grade 10 learner to death outside a school in the south of Johannesburg. Gauteng Department of Education spokesperson Steve Mabona said that Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi is on his way to Forest High School in Turfontein following the incident. More to follow. News24 Culled from :Here We […]

Nigeria: You Can’t Become President Through Backdoor

Photo: Vanguard By Soni Daniel The federal government on Thursday warned the Presidential candidate of the of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, not to do anything that could land him in avoidable trouble by desperately trying to become president through the backdoor after being rejected by Nigerians at the polls. The Minister of Information, […]

Entertainment

Nollywood Is Ready to Go Global Thanks to Netflix

We’ve detected unusual activity from your computer network To continue, please click the box below to let us know you’re not a robot. Culled from :Here We enjoin our readers to send their stories/articles/reports, including pictures to story@riversstatenews.com

D’banj Will Make His Nollywood Debut in Jadesola Osiberu’s ‘Sugar Rush’

Over the past few years, Nigerian artist D’banj has been on somewhat of a hiatus. Following the success of his smash hit “Oliver Twist” from the 2017 album King Don Come, he admittedly flew under the radar for a while. In 2018, he returned to the music scene with a few tracks including “Something for […]

Women Producers, Directors Blazing The Trail

Women have been known to strive for excellence and thus step up to the plate in any given endeavour. In this report, SAMUEL ABULUDE looks at the art of movie making and celebrates women movie producers and directors in Nigeria who have proved their mettle. The contributions of women in the art cum entertainment sector […]

What Does The Success Of ‘King Of Boys’ Mean For Nollywood?

Written by Daniel Okechukwu. Daniel is a Nollywood blogger. He discusses the latest happenings in the Nigerian film industry on his blog. Tweet at him @That_Nollywood_Blogger. Nollywood has a few problems preventing it from being a globally respected film industry. For some, those problems are poor data collection, lack of technical know-how, inadequate funding, and lack […]

I Am Tired Of Breaking Heart Of Ladies – Nollywood Actor Alexx Ekubo Reveals (Screenshot) » GhBase•com™

Nollywood actor Alexx Ekubo seems to have turned a new leaf  with his recent post on his Instagram page. The actor shared a shirtless photo of himself on his Instagram page and captioned the post:“I’m tired of breaking ladies Heart, from now I want to focus on their Spinal Cords. . Sincerely yours – Bouncing […]

Health

Okowa, Ehanire Decry Nigeria’s Global Maternal, Child Mortality Ranking

Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi  Okowa and the Minister of Health,  Dr Osagie Ehanire, have decried Nigeria’s ranking as the country with the highest maternal and child mortality rate in the world. They made their positions known in separate addresses at the opening of the 62nd National Council on Health (NCH) Meeting in Asaba. The NCH […]

Digital ID in Africa this week: Nigeria’s expanding biometric web, pros and cons of national ID

Developments this week highlight the divide between African nations in terms of the level of maturity of their digital ID systems. Nigeria presses ahead, drawing in ever more services into its centralized biometric ID register, with finance professionals and pensioners having to re-register and the country digitizing its entire yellow fever system. Two opinion pieces […]

Why Do Our Services Struggle To Respond To Emergencies?

Nigeria and other low-middle income countries bear 90 percent of the burden of traumatic deaths and injuries worldwide, but our emergency services are weak, leading to the loss of thousands of lives. A few weeks ago, a fuel truck exploded in Morogoro, Tanzania, killing about 85 people. The initial explosion killed dozens, with others dying […]

Here are the 11 startups that MEST invested a total of $1.1m in

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Nigeria Of Hope Amidst Despair

The dawn of democracy in May 1999 brought a refreshing hope for Nigerians after 16 years of military intervention in national politics.  The attempt by late General Sani Abacha to transmute into a civilian president had come to naught, following the death of the dark-googled General. In a twist of fate, the angel of death […]