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Archive for the Category ‘Rivers’

Group Protests Against Xenophobia

Group Protests Against Xenophobia

As public outcry against xenophobia in South Africa takes a global dimension, a Port Harcourt-based rights group, the Citizens and Right Education Study Centre over the weekend staged a protest against killing of black foreigners in South Africa. The protesters carried placards with the inscriptions, “Xenophobia is a Crime Against Humanity,” “South Africans should respect […]

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The Tide NUJ Commiserates With Colleague Over Mother’s Death

The Tide NUJ Commiserates With Colleague Over Mother’s Death

Members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), The Tide Chapel have commiserated with one of her members, Mrs Lilian Odochi Peters over the death of her mother, Mrs Josephine Onuoha. A statement signed by the secretary of the union, Mr Akujobi Samuel Amadi on behalf of the union described the death of Madam Onuoha […]

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Pensioners Groan Over Unpaid Three Months Allowances

Pensioners Groan Over Unpaid Three Months Allowances

Pensioners in Rivers State have lamented over their unpaid monthly allowances since January 2015. In a statement signed by the chairman, Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), Rivers State Council, Comrade Edward Festus-Abibo and the Secretary, Comrade Joseph Agbo the union said that non-payment of the allowances for three months had caused untold  hardship to the […]

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College Of Health Students Protest Poor Infrastructure

College Of Health Students Protest Poor Infrastructure

Students of Rivers State College of Health Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, have protested over the poor level of infrastructure in the institution. The students barricaded the main entrance of the college chanting with placards, thus, bringing academic activities to a halt. Speaking to journalists on behalf of the students, Comrade Ogolo Muyodhuzhi enumerated the […]

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Stakeholders Want Re-Run Elections In Ahoada East

Stakeholders Want Re-Run Elections In Ahoada East

Stateholders in Ihuama community in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State have urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include Ward 10 of Ahoada East in the rescheduled election this Saturday. A cross-section of stakeholders who spoke to newsmen in the area said that there was no election in the area during […]

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‘Buhari Never Snubbed Any Government Official’

‘Buhari Never Snubbed Any Government  Official’

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, has dismissed as fictional and uncharitable, a report by an online medium that he had walked some government officials out of his residence in Daura, Katsina State. This is contained in a statement released in Abuja by the Director of Media and Publicity of the APC Presidential Campaign, Mallam Garba Shehu, last […]

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Amaechi Votes, Decries Inadequate Security At Polling Units

Amaechi Votes, Decries Inadequate Security At Polling Units

Rivers State Governor Chibuike Amaechi said last Saturday that security personnel deployed to the state to man polling units were inadequate. Amaechi made the observation after voting at Unit 14, Ubima, Ikwerre Local Hovernment Area of the state. Amaechi, who cast his vote at 2.05 p.m., said he was not happy on the inability of […]

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Omoku CDC Chairman Preaches Peace

Omoku CDC Chairman Preaches Peace

The people of Omoku in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State have been enjoined to shun violence, embrace peace and love one another before, during and after the elections. The chairman, Community Development Committee (CDC) in Omoku, Dr Mbadiwe Woko made the call during a peace rally organised by a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) search […]

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Artiste Harps On Gospel Music

Artiste Harps On Gospel Music

An upcoming gospel ar tiste, Ikechuwu Mark has called on the people of Nigeria to recognise gospel music is an instrument for developing the society. Mark who made this call at his album launch titled “Omo Jesu in Port Harcourt” said gospel music was meant to be used to win souls for God, which in […]

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RSBC Records Large Turn Out At Easter Choral Festival

RSBC Records Large Turn Out At Easter  Choral Festival

Rivers State Broadcasting Corporation (RSBC), Port Harcourt recorded a huge success at the 12th edition of the Easter Choral Festival as a large number of guests from all walks of life turned out for the event held on Monday at the main bowl of the Alfred Diette Spiff Civic Centre, Moscow Road, Port Harcourt. In […]

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