– a place where no one is left behind because of his or her station and everyone who works hard can achieve his or her life’s dreams.

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike “Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities ”

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Residents Hail Return Of Peace To Eleme 

Residents Hail Return Of Peace To Eleme 

Business and social activi ties are peaking  again in Eleme Local Government Area of Rivers State following efforts by the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Local Government, Hon. Johnson Obele Nwogu, to restore sanity to the area. Residents and visitors of the area, who spoke with The Tide in separate interviews, praised the […]

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One Year Anniversary: Bizman Scores Wike High

One Year Anniversary: Bizman Scores Wike High

As Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State clocks one year in office, a Port Harcourt-based businessman, Mr Emeka Iwezor, has scored him high, saying that his developmental strides within the period are living  testimonies of the new vision he proclaimed during his electioneering campaigns. Iwezor in an interview with The Tide recently noted that Wike […]

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War Against Crime: NSRP Seeks RSG, LGAs’ Synergy

War Against Crime: NSRP Seeks RSG, LGAs’ Synergy

The United Kingdom Govern ment-funded Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme (NSRP), has solicited strategic synergy with the Rivers State Government and the 23 local government area councils to curb the rising incidence of cult-related violence, kidnapping and other violent crimes in the state. The Programme Manager, NSRP, Dr Ukoha Ukiwo, who made the appeal at […]

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Wike’s Dev Strides Excite CAN

Wike’s Dev Strides Excite CAN

The developmental strides of the Rivers State Government under the leadership of Chief Nyesom Wike has been described as a landmark achievement of a government that has the interest of the people at heart. The Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Youth Wing, South-South, Ekiye C. Ekiye made this assertion while speaking with journalists […]

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Cleric Urges Christians To Embrace Christ

Cleric Urges Christians To Embrace Christ

Christians have been told to give their lives to Christ while on earth. The Archdeacon, Okrika South Archdeaconry, Rev Godwin Aturuche Eche made the call at the funeral service of late Madam Fanny Abokirisike Igbikisike, the mother of the Caretaker Committee Chairman of Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area, Hon Titus Igbikisike Wakama, at St. Sphephen’s Anglican […]

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School Head Lauds The Tide For Blazing The Trail

School Head Lauds The Tide For Blazing The Trail

The management of the Riv ers State Newspaper Corporation has been commended for consistently remaining on the newsstands, maintaining high standard and blazing the trail in newspaper publishing since inception in December, 1971. The Head of Ash Merlyn International School, in Port Harcourt, Mrs Ifeanyichukwu Okereke, stated this during the school’s excursion to the newspaper establishment, […]

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RSG Uncovers 1,000 Ghost Workers … Insists On Biometrics Before Salary

RSG Uncovers 1,000 Ghost Workers … Insists On Biometrics Before Salary

The Rivers State Government has uncovered massive fraud in its monthly wage bill through the on-going biometric data capture for civil servants in the state. According to the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, over 1,000 workers collect two different salaries monthly in various ministries of the state. Wike while playing host to members of the Governing […]

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Re-Election:Banigo Hails Obuah

Re-Election:Banigo Hails Obuah

The Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has hailed the re-election of Bro Felix Obuah as the state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the just-concluded State Congress of the party, describing him as a grassroots mobilizer. Banigo, in a press statement issued by her Press Secretary, Pastor Paul Damgbor, said […]

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Works Commissioner Warns Road Contractors

Works Commissioner Warns Road Contractors

The Rivers State Works Commissioner, Bethel Iheanyichukwu Harrison has condemned the on-going construction work on Ogbogoro Road, among others, threatening to sanction contractors doing shoddy work on carefully initiated projects of the state government. The commissioner made the condemnation last Friday during an unscheduled inspection of road projects billed for commissioning by Governor Nyesom Wike […]

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RSG Installs Street Lights

RSG Installs Street Lights

The Rivers State Gov ernment, through the State Ministry of Power, has embarked on reactivation and installation of street lights on major roads in Port Harcourt. This, according to the Commissioner for Power, Mr. Michael Anwuri, is inline with the NEW Rivers Vision of developing the state in all spheres. Anwuri, who disclosed this recently, […]

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