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        Dr Hope Bell-Gam, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, has identified culture, reservations, traditions and myth as some hindrances to the acceptance of old people’s home in the country. She made this known at the maiden Africa Regional Stakeholder Group Conference on Ageing in Abuja on Tuesday. According to her, lack of understanding, ...
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    The city of Port Harcourt the Rivers State capital has been thrown into a festive mood as the national festival of arts and culture [ NAFEST] kicks off in the city. The News Agency of Nigeria [ NAN] reports that the Rivers State Government planned a 2018 edition of a cultural festival, tagged NAFEST to ...
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      With just a few hours to the emergence of Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chairman of the National Convention Planning Committee, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed joy that everything has been put in place for a credible process to be delivered. Addressing Journalists at the Adokiye Amasiemeka Stadium, Port ...
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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has registered  13,013,989 new voters  from its nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) between April 2017 and Aug. 20 2018. A consolidated CVR report released on Friday in Abuja by the commission revealed that  3,981,502  voters were registered in 2017, while 9,032,487 were registered in 2018, up to ...
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    An operator in the oil and gas sector, Newcross Exploration and Production Ltd, says it will give scholarship to secondary school students in 10  communities in Akuku-Toru and Degema Local Government Areas of  Rivers. Chief Alapuye Elekiye-Okpara, the company’s consultant for the 2017/2018 NNPC/NewcrossEP Scholarships, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in ...
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    Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has charged the 23 newly elected council chairmen to prudently utilize council funds to pay workers’ salaries and fight insecurity in their areas. Wike gave the charge on Monday in Port Harcourt while swearing in the chairmen who emerged victorious in the council poll conducted on Saturday. He warned them ...
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    The Nigeria Police said a total of 15,000 of its personnel had been deployed to monitor the Rivers State local Government election slated for this Saturday, June 16, 2018. The State Commissioner Police CP, Mr. Zaki Ahmed, made the confirmation Thursday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital while briefing newsmen. Mr. Ahmed explained that ...
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    February 13, 2018 Mr Bekinbo Dagogo-Jack, a Senior Special Assistant on Power to former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Tuesday said the former governor of Rivers, Chibuike Amaechi, had a clear vision for the development of the state. Dagogo-Jack told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Tuesday that Amaechi’s policies on the ...
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    Chief Felix Obuah, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers, says Gov. Nyesom Wike deserves to be re-elected for a second term. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Monday that the governor`s achievements in two and half years had impacted positively on the people. “Rivers State ...