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Insecurity threatens $14bn maritime sector earnings –FG

| October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Anna Okon The Federal Government has declared that the annual earnings of $6bn in freight cost and $8bn in oil and gas and other maritime activities have come under threat from pirate attacks, oil theft and other illegal activities militating against the growth of the sector. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, in a […]

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Sack of APC FG: The Port Harcourt statement

| October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Sunday evening, after the PDP presidential primary, Governor Wike and Atiku met at Government House, Port Harcourt, where further steps were taken to chart the course for a New Nigeria. Governor Wike declared that all Nigerians, irrespective of political affiliations, must rise up to sack the APC government. He declared that all PDP leaders […]

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Femi Kuti & Simi shut down Johnnie Jazz & Whisky in P/Harcourt …

| October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Femi Kuti, Simi shut down Johnnie, Jazz Whisky in Port Harcourt The experience featured delicious appetizers and exotic cocktails made with Johnnie Walker’s flavour-filled Black Label. Culled from :Here We enjoin our readers to send their stories/articles/reports, including pictures to story@riversstatenews.com

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Oil theft: Army bursts illegal oil depot in Port Harcourt

| October 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tony John, Port Harcourt The 6 Division of Nigerian Army,  Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has uncovered an illegal oil depot, in the state capital and impounded 16 trucks in the premises. Daily Sun discovered that the facility was formerly the Union Dicon Salt premises located in Macoba, close to the Naval Dockyard, in Port Harcourt […]

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JUST IN: SON Clamps Down On Substandard Concrete Electric Poles in Port Harcourt

| October 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

  (Bola Fashina – Abuja) The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has advised users of concrete electric poles within Rivers and Bayelsa States axis to be cautious in making purchases of the product to avoid patronage of substandard and life endangering poles.   SON also advised electricity distribution companies and individuals to patronize only certified concrete electric […]

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