– 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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‘Leadership, Highly Misconstrued In Nigeria’

‘Leadership, Highly Misconstrued In Nigeria’

A youth development ex pert, Dr Sorbarikor Lebura, has stated that leadership is one of the most misunderstood phenomena in Nigeria. Lebura, who stated this at the 2016 Youth-Lead Africa Project, organized by the Student Union Government (SUG) of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST), Port Harcourt, said that contrary to widely […]

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Bishop Lauds Pa Orlu-Akwu For Selfless Service

Bishop Lauds Pa Orlu-Akwu For Selfless Service

The remains of late Eze Isaac Johnson Orlu-Akwu, father of The Tide Deputy Group News Editor, Reward Akwu have been interred at his country home, Okporowo-Ogbakiri in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State. Late Eze Orlu-Akwu died on March 26, 2016, at the age of 95, at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital […]

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RSG Recommits To SIFMIS Implementation

RSG Recommits To SIFMIS Implementation

The Rivers State Govern ment has reiterated its commitment to modernising its financial management processes to keep abreast with international best practices in public financial management. This was made known by the Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Hon. Isaac Kamalu at a pre-bid meeting organised by the State Integrated Financial Management Information System (SIFMIS), […]

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1,000 Firms Bid For Clean-Up Of Ogoniland

1,000 Firms Bid For Clean-Up Of Ogoniland

The Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, has confirmed that more than 1,000 companies have indicated interest to undertake the clean-up of oil impacted sites in Ogoniland, Rivers State. The minister made the confirmation at a one-day sensitisation forum for stakeholders on the pre and post-launch activities for the clean-up of Ogoni and other oil impacted […]

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TUC Partners Professional Groups On Workers’ Rights

TUC Partners Professional Groups On Workers’ Rights

The Trade Union Congress (TUC), Rivers State Chapter, has expressed its readiness to partner with professional groups, such as the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISFON) and others in its quest to sensitise and enlighten both the employers and the employees on the welfare and rights of workers. The Chairman, TUC, Rivers State Chapter, […]

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Embrace Peace For Sustainable Dev, Omoku Youth Told

Embrace Peace For Sustainable Dev, Omoku Youth Told

The youth of Omoku community in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State have been charged to maintain peace and order, and avoid violent confrontations so as to fast-track the sustainable development of the local government area. The Rivers State Director, National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr Oliver Wolugbom, gave the charge when he received the […]

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RSG Okays Kira For Saro-Wiwa Poly Extension

RSG Okays Kira For Saro-Wiwa Poly Extension

The Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, has been extended to Dr Nabo Graham-Douglas Model Secondary School (MSS), Kira in Tai local government area of Rivers State. The Commissioner for Education, Professor Kaniye Ebeku, made the pronouncement during his visit to Kira community, recently. Ebeku disclosed that the right to occupy the MSS was approved by the […]

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ASCON Makes Case For Railways Dev

ASCON Makes Case For Railways Dev

The Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON). South-South Zone,has called on the federal government to take proactive steps to ensure that the rail transport, which is a prime mover of goods in the land transport, is developed. South-South Zonal Director of ASCON, Mike Uwetodo, who disclosed this while speaking to newsmen, Wednesday, in Port Harcourt, […]

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Wike Empowering Women-Banigo

Wike Empowering Women-Banigo

The Deputy Governor of Rivers State, Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, said the confirmation and swearing-in of another female, Justice Christy Gabriel Nwankwo as the President of the Customary Court of Appeal is a fulfillment of Governor Nyesom Wike’s promise to give women opportunity to achieve their potential under his administration. Banigo, in a statement issued […]

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Maintenance Agency Rehabilitates 13 Roads In Rivers

Maintenance Agency Rehabilitates 13 Roads  In Rivers

The Rivers State Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Agency has completed the rehabilitation of 13 roads in three local government areas of Rivers State, while six others are currently undergoing rehabilitation. The roads cut across Port Harcourt, Obio/Akpor and Abua/Odual local government areas of the state. In a report that was made available to The Tide, […]

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