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Friday, September 21, 2018

"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

‘I Am The First Accused’ …Nelson Mandela (1918-2013

The first of these two speeches is an extract from Nelson Mandela’s lengthy speech in his defence at his trial for sabotage and attempting...

‘We Are All Republicans, We Are All Federalists’ …Thomas Jefferson (1743- 1826)

Thomas Jefferson was born on 13 April 1743, in Virginia. His father was a landowning planter and surveyor and his mother belonged to a famous...

‘Stop The Killing’ …Golda Meir (1898- 1978)

Golda Mabovitz was born in Kiev, Ukraine in 1898. Her parents emigrated with their family to the United States in 1906 where she attended school...

Is RSG’s New Approach To Crime Right?

Recently, the Rivers State Government took the war against kidnapping, cultism and other crimes to a new level by demolishing property allegedly owned by some...

‘I Go From A Corruptible To An Incorruptible Crown’ …King Charles I (1600- 1649)

I could hold my peace very well, if I did not think that holding my peace would make some men think that I did submit to the guilt, as well as to the punishment. I have delivered my conscience, I pray God that you do take those courses that are best for the good of the kingdom, and your own salvations .

‘The Enemy Has Begun To Employ A New And Most Cruel Bomb’ …Emperor Hirohito...

On 6 August 1945 an American aircraft dropped the first atomic bomb on the Japanese military base of Hiroshima, killing between 75,000 and 100,000 people...

‘The Reason That We Did This Job Is Because It Was An Organic Necessity’

US physicist, J. Robert Oppenheimer headed the American laboratory that built the atomic bomb. In this extract from a speech given four months after Hiroshima,...

‘Perfidy Unparalledled In The Histroy Of Civilised Nations’

Napoleon suffered defeat and met his doom. It will be the same with Hitler.

‘The Only Thing We Have To Fear Is Fear Itself’ …Roosevelt Made...

Only a foolish optimist can deny the dark realities of the moment

Children’s Dreams For A New Rivers

Today is Children’s Day. It is also the 49th Anniversary of the creation of Rivers State. In this Vox Pop, children voiced out to Ibinabo...
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