Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced N20 million compensation each to families of soldiers and policemen allegedly killed by members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organization of Biafra, IPOB, in Oyigbo during the EndSARS protest.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has approved N472 million for the renovation of the abandoned Port Harcourt Zoo, the Nigerian Association of Zoological Gardens and Wildlife Parks, NAZAP, disclosed.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has requested for consent of the State House of Assembly to borrow N18bn from Access Bank for the construction of a flyover and two major internal roads in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Friday, restrained the former Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Victor Giadom, from Acting as the National Chairman of the party.
The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has expressed optimized that flight operations would soon resume at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Ikeja; Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja; Aminu Kano Airport, Kano and the Port Harcourt Airport, Choba, Rivers State.
The Rivers State High Court, Port Harcourt, on Wednesday, convicted and sentenced Hussaini Abubakar, a former staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to one year imprisonment with N150,000 option of fine, for stealing ehibits.
The orgy of violence witnessed before, during and after last month’s gubernatorial elections in Kogi and Bayelsa brings to fore once again the need to curb the death toll and mayhem associated with voting in Nigeria over the years.
Residents of Kom Kom in Oyigbo local Government Area of Rivers State has said that over 100 people were burnt to ashes following an explosion by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC’s oil pipeline in the area.
The Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday declined to give an order stopping the collation of results of the Governorship and House of Assembly elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Rivers on March 9.
An Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt has stayed the execution of Federal High Court’s ruling which barred the All Progressives Congress, APC, from fielding its candidates in the forthcoming general elections in the state.
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