Happening Now: 2017 Editors’ Conference Starts in Port Harcourt
Happening Now: 2017 Editors’ Conference Start…
Posted 7 hours ago

From today to Sunday 24 September Rivers State will host this year’s edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC 2017).
Since yesterday, delegates started arriving from different parts of…

Happening Now: 2017 Editors’ Conference Start…
What Jonathan did to punish Amaechi for supporting Buhari
What Jonathan did to punish Amaechi for supporting Buhari
Posted 7 hours ago

What can I do to prevent this in the future?

If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device…

FG okays concession of Kano, PH airports – Punch Newspapers
FG okays concession of Kano, PH airports – Punch Newspapers
Posted 19 hours ago

What can I do to prevent this in the future?

If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device…

Architects organise Port Harcourt edition of West African Festival
Architects organise Port Harcourt edition of …
Posted 19 hours ago

As part of the event to celebrate excellence in architecture in Nigeria and in the diaspora, and with quest for qualitative and sustainable design for Nigerians, the Nigerian Institute of…

Architects organise Port Harcourt edition of …
Jonathan ceded Rivers oil well to Bayelsa to punish Amaechi – APC
Jonathan ceded Rivers oil well to Bayelsa to punish Amaechi …
Posted 19 hours ago

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Governor Nyesom Wike to publicly apologise to the people of the state and his immediate predecessor/benefactor, Rotimi Amaechi, over…

PreviousNext

News

Happening Now: 2017 Editors’ Conference Starts in Port Harcourt

From today to Sunday 24 September Rivers State will host this year’s edition of the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference (ANEC 2017). Since yesterday, delegates started arriving from different parts of the country. Right now, the event is about to kick off. ANEC is the annual flagship conference of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE). This […]

What Jonathan did to punish Amaechi for supporting Buhari

What can I do to prevent this in the future? If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run […]

FG okays concession of Kano, PH airports – Punch Newspapers

What can I do to prevent this in the future? If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run […]

Architects organise Port Harcourt edition of West African Festival

As part of the event to celebrate excellence in architecture in Nigeria and in the diaspora, and with quest for qualitative and sustainable design for Nigerians, the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), is set for its annual West African Architecture Festival (WAAF 2.0) which is to be held in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. According to the […]

Jonathan ceded Rivers oil well to Bayelsa to punish Amaechi – APC

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Governor Nyesom Wike to publicly apologise to the people of the state and his immediate predecessor/benefactor, Rotimi Amaechi, over the ceding of Soku Oil Wells belonging to Rivers to neighbouring Bayelsa State. The oil wells in Kalabari axis of Rivers were controversially ceded during […]

Other States News

Flood Displaces Hundreds In Owerri

What can I do to prevent this in the future? If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run […]

10-year-old Somtochukwu killed during Imo market demolition buried amid tears (photos)

– Somtochukwu Ibeanus who was killed during Market demolition in Imo has been buried – The 10-year-old was buried at his family house in Anambra – The Imo state government promised to honour him Somtochukwu Ibeanusi who was killed by a stray bullet during the demolition of the Eke Ukwu market in Owerri, the capital […]

Ex Vice President’s Daughter Unveiled As Next Anambra State Deputy Governor

IG Of Police Storms Abia State, May Declare Nnamdi Kanu Wanted The embattled leader of Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, might be officially … Culled from :Here We enjoin our readers to send their stories/articles/reports, including pictures to story@riversstatenews.com

Pharmacists intensify efforts to sanitise drug markets

*Seal 283 illegal outlets in Zamfara Pharmacists under the aegis of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) have sealed 283 illegal pharmacies and patent medicine stores in Zamfara State as part of its mandate to ensure rational distribution, dispensing of medicines that are safe, effective and of good quality to the public. The Council is charged […]

PDP blasts Governor Okorocha for banning journalists in Imo – Daily …

What can I do to prevent this in the future? If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run […]

Sports

Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Republican Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans are already under pressure from 11 governors — including five fellow Republicans and a pivotal Alaskan independent — who this week urged the Senate to reject the last-ditch repeal effort. The two major trade groups for insurers, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and America’s Health Insurance Plans, announced their opposition on Wednesday […]

Melania Trump condemns bullying — and raises some eyebrows — in her first UN speech

NEW YORK — Melania Trump gave her most expansive remarks as first lady Wednesday, condemning bullying and calling on world leaders to take their responsibility for guiding the next generation seriously. “By our own example we must teach children to be good stewards of the world they will inherit,” Trump said at a luncheon she […]

Nigeria claims Tammy close to switch

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed that it is inching closer to securing Tammy Abraham’s international allegiance. President of the country’s FA, Amaju Pinnick, revealed that he met with Tammy and his representative, Neil Fewills and added that discussions have reached “an appreciable level now.” “Most recently, there was a meeting with Tammy, which […]

SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider information

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the country’s top markets regulator, said on Wednesday hackers may have illegally profited by trading using insider information stolen from its corporate disclosure database. The regulator said the incident took place in 2016 but that it had only detected the breach of its EDGAR system […]

Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign

Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the discussions. Paul Manafort made the offer in an email to an overseas intermediary, asking that a message be […]

Africa News

Kenya: IEBC Moves Fresh Presidential Poll to October 26

Photo: Evans Habil/Daily Nation By Jeremiah Wakaya The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission now says the fresh presidential election will be held on October 26, 2017. The poll was earlier slated for October 17. Culled from :Here We enjoin our readers to send their stories/articles/reports, including pictures to story@riversstatenews.com

Kenya: Building Collapses in Kapsabet Town, Scores Feared Trapped

Photo: Bernabas Bii/Daily Nation By Stella Cherono A three-storey building under construction has collapsed in Kapsabet town, Nandi County. The structure, located Kapsabet-Kisumu highway and said to be a hospital, came tumbling down during construction works at around 1pm on Thursday. 40 INJURED At least sixty people are said to have been in the building […]

Kenya: Major Hurdles Ahead of Election Rerun

Doubts are growing over Kenya’s ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election in just one month as key players remain unable to agree on how to conduct a credible vote. Legalbrief reports that there have been several significant developments over the past week which indicate that the chasm between all the key role […]

Kenya: Kenyatta Terms Supreme Court Ruling as ‘Coup’

Photo: Capital FM By Ibrahim Oruko President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the decision by the Supreme Court to nullify the August 8 presidential election was a “coup by four people sitting in court.” The President described the majority decision in the full judgment delivered Wednesday as judicial dictatorship that had robbed Kenyans the power of […]

Africa: Africans Should Decide What Is Best for Them, Kagame to the West

By Collins Mwai President Paul Kagame spoke out against the tendency by Western countries and a section of the international community to impose their wishes on African countries. Kagame was speaking at a session hosted by the Council of Foreign Affairs, a think tank specializing in American foreign policy and international affairs. President Kagame is […]

Entertainment

3 Nollywood actresses who are born again Christians ▷ NAIJ.COM

The life of celebrities at home and abroad is often believed to stray from the way of God but many Nollywood actors and actresses have proved that belief wrong by preaching the word of God at every opportunity given to them. Some of these actors have played roles in movies in the past that might […]

Nollywood actress, Lilian Afegbai is not comfortable With Gifty’s New Attitude

Nollywood actress and presenter, Lilian Afegbai has advised ex BBN housemate, Gifty to stay off sharing unclothed pictures of herself as it won’t do her any good. Gifty who suddenly became our local Kim K shared a few pictures of herself un-cl-ad, probably a new trend to gain more attention. Lilian Afegbai however advised the […]

Omotola Jalade wins best actress Nollywood Travel Film Festival …

What can I do to prevent this in the future? If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run […]

Nominate your Favourite Nollywood Feature Film & Documentary to win N2 MILLION in the 2017 Nigeria Integrity Film …

Do you know any feature film or documentary that promotes transparency, accountability and good governance issues in Nigeria? Then this is your opportunity to give your favorite Nollywood feature film and documentary a chance to win N1,000,000 (one Million Naira) in each category. In a bid to promote citizen participation and advocacy, the Nigeria Integrity […]

Late Nollywood actor, Bossman to be buried October 5 – Daily Post …

What can I do to prevent this in the future? If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run […]

Health

Trump praises health care system in non-existent African country

Donald Trump attended a United Nations luncheon with African leaders yesterday, and reading from a prepared text, he offered praise for health care progress in some of the continent’s countries. “We cannot have prosperity if we’re not healthy,” the American president said. “We will continue our partnership on critical health initiatives. Uganda has made incredible […]

‘Nigeria records 58000 maternal mortality’

The report was presented by Dr Olusola Odujinrin at the 2017 Annual Faculty Day Lecture by the Faculty of Public Health and Community Medicine, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. The conference with the theme “Transition in Global Health Paradigms: What Hope for the Nigerian Women and Children?”, was held at the Lagos State University […]

Nigeria: Govt Tracking Four Major Diseases Outbreaks

Photo: MSF The Federal Government is tracking four major diseases out breaks in Nigeria, Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has disclosed. Mr. Adewole disclosed this in the weekly report of the state of the nation’s public health which he submitted to the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday. Mr. Adewole provided details on the development when he […]

Nurses, midvives, other health workers across Nigeria commence strike Wednesday

Nurses, midvives, other health workers across Nigeria commence strike Wednesday The major unions of health workers have announced the commencement of their nationwide strike on Wednesday. The Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Care Professionals, JOHESU, and the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, announced the strike on Tuesday. According to […]

Nigerian health workers ignore minister, commence nationwide strike

Nigerian health workers ignore minister, commence nationwide strike The Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, has insisted on going on strike in spite of the Minister of Health’s plea with the association not to do so. The strike commenced in the early hours of Thursday, the union, whose membership includes other hospital workers apart from doctors, […]