Ahmed Joda Heads Buhari’s 18-Man Transition Committee
Ahmed Joda Heads Buhari’s 18-Man Transition Committee
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MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENT: Buhari’s ‘Carbinet Emerges’ Ministerial List Updated
MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENT: Buhari’s ‘Carbinet Emerges’ Ministe…
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Eno River hydrilla treatment is subject of public meeting
Eno River hydrilla treatment is subject of public meeting
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Rivers Ballot-Box Revolution And Nyeso Wike’s Olive Branch
Rivers Ballot-Box Revolution And Nyeso Wike’s Olive Branch
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Kidnapped Rivers LGA Chairman whereabout still unknown
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Ahmed Joda Heads Buhari’s 18-Man Transition Committee

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MINISTERIAL APPOINTMENT: Buhari’s ‘Carbinet Emerges’ Ministerial List Updated

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Eno River hydrilla treatment is subject of public meeting

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Rivers Ballot-Box Revolution And Nyeso Wike’s Olive Branch

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Kidnapped Rivers LGA Chairman whereabout still unknown

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Other States News

NIGERIA: Who Wins Imo State Governorship Election In 2015?

On May 29, 2015, Douglas House in Imo State will play host to a baggage free brand new Governor. The fresh Governor will emerge from one of the two distinct groups in Imo State politics, made up of Fifteen [15] identified candidates. Nine [9] politicians out of the two identified groups can be as analogue […]

Ex-Miss Ambassador For Peace Celebrates Cross River Gov Elect

As the presidential and governorship elections come to an end, Ex-Miss Ambassador for Peace, southwest, Adeniji Temitope, has added her voice in congratulating the Cross Rivers State governor elect, Senator Prof. Ben Ayade, on his victory in the 2015 governorship and presidential elections. Miss Temitope made this known in an exclusive chat with LEADERSHIP Weekend […]

Six INEC commissioners to coordinate Imo guber rerun

2015-04-24 12:18 Abuja – The Independent National Electoral Commission  has deployed six national electoral commissioners to Imo State for Saturday’s governorship re-run election, reports Daily Post. The deployment of the six national electoral commissioners was ordered by INEC’s Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega. The deployment was to strengthen the existing staff of the commission in the […]

Robbers raid Anambra communities

… Cart away pumping machines from schools, health centres  FROM OBINNA ODOGWU, EKWULOBIA A group of gunmen recently raided community health centres and schools in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, leaving behind them a trail of agony, frustrations and sorrow. The hoodlums, numbering between six and 10, on different dates attacked the Community Health […]

Imo re-run: Okorocha shouldn’t beg for our votes –Obiron CEO

As the people of Imo State file out tomorrow for the supplementary election for governorship and some of the state House of Assembly seats, a chieftain of Accord Party (AP), Evang Mike Ikoku, has tipped incumbent Governor Rochas Okorocha to win. Evang. Ikoku, owner  of All Season’s Hotel, who also contested  for the Isu/Njaba/Nkwere/Nwangele Federal […]

Sports

Nigeria announce agreement with Nike

Nigeria announce agreement with Nike

American sportswear company Nike has agreed to take charge of kitting the Nigeria national teams after the deal with adidas ran out Nike and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced a new partnership in which Nike will design and develop football kits for the men’s and women’s national football teams from April 1, 2015, […]

Nigeria Football Professional League: Bayelsa United hold Sharks to goalless …

Nigeria Football Professional League: Bayelsa United hold Sharks to goalless …

Sharks and Bayelsa United played out a nil-nil draw in the Liberation Stadium, Port Harcourt to round up NFPL match day 5 fixtures. play Bayelsa United held Sharks FC to a goalless draw (Goal) Culled from :Here We enjoin our readers to send their stories/articles/reports, including pictures to story@riversstatenews.com

NFF wants Keshi to become world-class

by Sammy Wejinya 20 April 2015, 09:00 <!– –> <!– Fantasy Store –> President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick says the federation has concluded plans to help former national team captain, Stephen Keshi to become “ a world-class strategist.” Keshi, head coach of the Nigeria national team between 2011 and 2014, is expected […]

Nigeria Professional Football League: Giwa FC top after match day 5

After their away win on match day four against Enugu Rangers, Giwa FC continued their impressive form as they thrashed struggling Akwa United by four goals to nothing. It took the home side 18 minutes before they opened the lead through Mohammed Saleh before Akwa United’s Amos Danladi scored an own goal to double the […]

Keshi needs Nigeria support to succeed – Geremi

Keshi needs Nigeria support to succeed – Geremi

The former Cameroon midfielder thinks the Nigeria Football Federation must put their total faith in the coach having given him a new contract EXCLUSIVE    By Lolade Adewuyi     Follow on Twitter Former Cameroon midfielder Geremi has called Nigeria’s football federation (NFF) to support coach Stephen Keshi so that he can succeed. Keshi was handed […]

Africa News

Burundi: Refugees Flee Burundi for Rwanda As Tensions Mount

Thousands of Burundians have fled amid threats of violence in the run-up to the presidential election. Many allege that thugs who support the incumbent, Pierre Nkurunziza, have threatened them. About 12,000 Burundians fled to Rwanda and 3,000 to the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country hit by its own conflicts, since mid-March, UN officials said, […]

Guinea: Protester Killed at Guinea Rally

Security forces in Guinea have killed a protester and wounded four others, a medical source and witnesses have said, as opposition supporters clashed with police during anti-government rallies. “The victim was beaten with batons by security forces,” said a hospital source in Labe, the country’s second-largest city and an opposition stronghold. The protester’s body was […]

Central Africa: Prosecutor to Call Eleven Witnesses in Bemba’s Second Trial

By Wairagala Wakabi The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor intends to call 11 witnesses to testify against Jean-Pierre Bemba and his four former associates on charges of witness and evidence tampering. However, trial judges have suggested this number is too high and that the trial needs to “begin and proceed immediately.” During a status conference […]

Libya: Migrant Smugglers Profit From Libya’s Chaos

By Mathieu Galtier Tripoli — Most of the 1,750 migrants to have drowned in the Mediterranean this year were sub-Saharan Africans who boarded smugglers’ boats in Libya. We will never know all their individual stories, but it is possible to retrace their steps through the deserts of Sudan, Chad and Niger to Libya’s porous southern […]

South Africa: Tension Brews Between Nigeria, South Africa

By Michel Arseneault Tensions are brewing between Africa’s two main powerhouses, Nigeria and South Africa, with the Nigerian Senate calling on the International Criminal Court to investigate Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini for his alleged role in inciting the deadly violence that has rocked cities like Durban and Johannesburg. Nigerian civil-society groups and social network activists […]

Entertainment

Nollywood: Who’ll tell the story of the Orekoyas?

It was a nightmare while it lasted but it is also the stuff fairy tales are made of! Indeed it was with joy and happiness that Nigerians and indeed the world received the news of the arrest of the maid who kidnapped the Orekoya kids and their eventual reunion with their family after weeks of […]

Kiki Omeili: "My top 5 Nollywood movies’ [Video]

Kiki Omeili: "My top 5 Nollywood movies’ [Video]

Even actors have their favourite movies. Nollywood actress, Kiki Omeili, shares her top 5 Nollywood actors. play Kiki Omeili Culled from :Here We enjoin our readers to send their stories/articles/reports, including pictures to story@riversstatenews.com

​Nigeria launches N1bn special fund for Nollywood

As part of its plan to support Nigeria’s creative industry, Bank of Industry has announced a special product, BOI NollyFund. NollyFund would be available to movie producers for the production of films of international quality that would be screened on various platforms of movie distribution available both in Nigeria and internationally. According to the bank, […]

‘Nollyfund’: Bank of Industry develop special program to support Nollywood

Bank of Industry (BOI) has developed a special Program called ‘Nollyfund’, which is aimed at supporting film makers and producers by providing the needed financing required to grow the film industry. Currently ranked the in the market after Hollywood and Bollywood, Nollywood contributed 1.42% ($7.3 billion or N1.4 trillion) to Nigeria’s Re-based GDP in 2013. […]

PHOTO: See Nollywood actor, Gideon Okeke’s funny new look

PHOTO: See Nollywood actor, Gideon Okeke’s funny new look

Share ! tweet By Griffin Okuchukwu One of the new generation actors in Nollywood, Gideon Okeke, couple of minutes ago, shared his new look on Instagram. The Tinsel star, who joins the ‘bearded gang’ with the picture, captioned it: ‘Good morning! Nu look. #BeardGanging #IwasDamnBored’ Okay, we get it, this came through being bored. Cool or not? […]

Health

Maternal/Child Health: World Bank Approves $500m Loan To Nigeria

Maternal/Child Health: World Bank Approves $500m Loan To Nigeria

The president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim THE World Bank Group has approved the sum of US$500 million to significantly improve maternal, child and nutrition health services for women and children in Nigeria. The fund, announced by the Group yesterday, is an International Development Association (IDA) credit. Meanwhile, the U.S. yesterday declared war on […]

2015 World Malaria Day: Invest In The Future; Defeat Malaria

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World Bank approves $500m to improve Nigeria’s healthcare services

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Guinea Ebola health team killers jailed for life

Guinea Ebola health team killers jailed for life

source lonely planet Eleven people have been sentenced to life in prison in Guinea for murdering eight Ebola workers, while another 15 have been acquitted, judicial sources told AFP on Wednesday. The victims, including local health officials and journalists, went missing after their delegation came under attack from angry locals during an outreach visit to […]

Nigeria: Africa May Miss 75 Percent Reduction Rate in Malaria Cases, Deaths, Says WHO

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