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Archive for the Category ‘Rivers’

Igbo Clan Tops HIV Prevalence In Etche

Igbo Clan Tops HIV Prevalence In Etche

Igbo Clan in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State, has been identified as having the highest number of HIV/AIDS prevalence in the area, according to a survey carried out by the Rivers State Agency for the Control of AIDS (RVSACA). In his speech at a one-day HIV/AIDS Sensitisation meeting organised by Pentecostal Fellowship of […]

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Commissioner Inaugurates Emergency Ebola Response Team

Commissioner Inaugurates Emergency Ebola Response Team

In a bid to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus, the Rivers State Ministry of Health has inaugurated an Emergency Ebola Response Team in Akinima, headquarters of  Ahoada West Local Government Area. The inauguration was in keeping with the State Government’s plan to establish such a team in the twenty three local government […]

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NURTW Warns Drivers Against Alcohol

NURTW Warns Drivers Against Alcohol

The Deputy Chairman of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Mile III Port Harcourt, Hon. Glory Nnukam has urged drivers to abstain from alcohol, and ensure they sleep well at night to avoid accidents on the roads. Speaking recently in an interview with The Tide Correspondent in Port Harcourt, Hon. Nnukam stated that the […]

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Cleric Advises Couples On Marriage Success

Cleric Advises Couples On Marriage Success

The Pastor of Assemblies of God Church, Enugu Water Front, Port Harcourt, Rev Bapakaye Chiepakay has enjoined couples to establish their marriages in God because He is the author of the marriage institution. Chiepakay handed the advice at the wedding ceremony of Stanley Anele, the son of Mr Christopher Amajiri of Administration Department, Rivers State […]

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Perm Sec Hails RSSDA’s Dev Strides

Perm Sec Hails RSSDA’s  Dev Strides

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communications, Mrs Cordelia Peterside, has commended the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA), for its giant strides in sustainable development of the state. Speaking during the 2013 annual report presentation last Friday in Port Harcourt, Mrs Peterside said that RSSDA had impacted so much on the lives of […]

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HOS Orders Removal Of Abandoned Vehicles In Rivers Secretariat

HOS Orders Removal Of Abandoned Vehicles In Rivers Secretariat

Owners of abandoned and unserviceable vehicles parked within the premises of the Rivers State Secretariat Complex have been directed to remove them within seven days or face the wrath of government. Head of Service, Barr Samuel LongJohn gave the directive Friday while undertaking a routine inspection tour of the premises and offices in the Rivers […]

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Corrigendum

Corrigendum

During Governor Chibuike Amaechi’s meet the people tour of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area recently, he posed in a photograph with chiefs of Rukpokwu and Eneka clans and not of Rumuepirikom as used on the back page of The Tide of Friday, September 5, 2014.  We highly regret the embarrassment this must have caused the chiefs […]

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RSG Assures On Community Dev Projects Coordination

RSG Assures On Community Dev Projects Coordination

The Rivers State Ministry of Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, says it has taken necessary measures to ensure the coordination of community development projects in the state. The Commissioner, Hon Charles Okaye said this during the inauguration/workshop  for community project management committee end Zonal Community Development Officers in eight selected communities for the 2014 grant for […]

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NLC Wants Quarantine Centres Established In LGAs

NLC Wants Quarantine Centres Established In LGAs

The chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Rivers State Council, Comrade Chris Oruge, has called on the State government to take proactive steps  to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the state. The Rivers NLC boss who made the call in a statement signed by his Special Assistance on Media […]

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Confab: NASS Awaits Jonathan’s Brief

Confab: NASS Awaits Jonathan’s Brief

The National Assembly is yet to be officially aware of suggestions by the just concluded National Conference as the Presidency is yet to communicate the House. This was disclosed by a member of the House of representative, Dr Dawari George in an interview with The Tide during a recent book lunch in Port Harcourt. Dr […]

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