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Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Wednesday, November 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

NNPC And Cross Border Smuggling

Recently, the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, raised an alarm that the corporation was losing...

PFN, FG And Arabic Studies

The controversy generated by the new revised education curriculum for primary and post primary schools across the country reached a fever pitch on Tuesday,...

INEC And 2015 Elections

The 2015 General Elections in Nigeria has generated the kind of interest and controversy that can no longer be ignored. It follows therefore that the Independent...

As Rivers People Showcase Their Rich Culture

Against all permutations by bookmakers who had predicted that Rivers State’s domination of the annual Abuja Carnival would not last, the state’s contingent to...

Hike In Electricity Tariff: Not Yet!

Next in line to 2015 general elections in Nigeria, no issue of urgent national importance has been central to public discourse or commentary by highly perceptible...

Libya Returnees: Beyond Reception

The second batch of 487 Nigerian returnees from Libya reportedly arrived the Port Harcourt International Airport at about 10.43 pm last Sunday. This followed...

Beyond The WEF Africa

Notwithstanding the lingering security concern in the country that was worsened by the abduction of  over 200 Chibok school girls by the Boko Haram insurgents, the...

Senate, Reps And Needless Ego Trips

As unsavoury as Nigeria’s political résumé tastes, particularly as it relates to her democratic misadventures and inconsistencies, not once has the rot blemished substantially...

Avoiding The 2012 Flood Experience

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) and a renowned geoscientist, Professor Dagogo Fubara of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, on two separate...

Herdsmen And National Security

Clashes between herdsmen and farmers across Nigeria are as old as anyone can remember, but why such clashes would suddenly become rampant and claim so many...
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