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Jun 24th, 2014
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By Babatunde Oladipo This has not been the best times for Rivers indigenes and residents due to the return of the war drums in the political arena of the state. The state has been on the front burner in recent times as political jobbers will leave no stone unturned in order to continue their siege [&...
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Feb 7th, 2014
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by Eze Chukwuemeka Eze The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, has received with great joy, news of the victory, this morning at the Supreme Court, by the State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, in the case instituted against him by his desperate cousin, Sir Celestine Ome...
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Oct 2nd, 2013
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Chief (Hon) Paworiso Samuel Horsfal was a member of the House of Representatives in 1991/1992. The one-time Commissioner of Environment and later Ecology in Rivers State is worried that a comprehensive study conducted by experts on how to eliminate flooding in Port Harcourt has been abandoned by the ...
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Sep 12th, 2013
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Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark is a man of many parts. An Ijaw leader, who has served as the nation’s Information Minister. The Octogenarian is a prominent player in Nigeria’s regional politics and an unrepentant ally of President Goodluck Jonathan. The Chairman of the Delta St...
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Aug 30th, 2013
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Automatic delegates to tomorrow’s special national convention of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Rivers State have resolved to boycott the convention. The automatic delegates comprise mainly of supporters of Governor Rotimi Amaechi and they include 10 members of House of Representatives, two Sena...
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Aug 20th, 2013
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By Obi Ebuka Onochie Kidney Island is a small detached piece of land off UTC junction in Port-Harcourt city of Rivers State. The Island was predominantly occupied by people of low income in what was usually referred to as the “water front”. But the water front habitation extended into the heart land ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 19th, 2013
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PORTHARCOURT— GOVERNOR Chibuike Amaechi has lambasted the Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Dr Doyin Okupe, over alleged disparaging comments he made on the governor in a radio programme. Describing the Presidential spokesman as the worst enemy of President Go...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 13th, 2013
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Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi | credits: File copy The five lawmakers in the Rivers State House of Assembly, who are opposed to Governor Rotimi Amaechi, on Monday, boycotted the sitting of the Commission of Inquiry probing the crisis in the state. The panel was established by the state go...
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Aug 8th, 2013
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Mr Phrank Shaibu, a public communication consultant, in this interview, speaks on the crises in Rivers State and the way out. Excerpts: BY GBENGA OKE ON why Rivers State has become a theatre of war The past few months has portrayed Rivers State as being in a season of societal lunacy and political de...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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BY FRANCIS JAKPOR RIVERS State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has reacted to the ongoing controversy between him and the first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, saying the  perceived misunder-standing arose out of his desire to provide a conducive lear...