RSG set to sell off former NDDC building

The Rivers State Government has commenced the process for the sales of the Harold Dappa Biriye building formerly known as the NDDC building located at 167 Aba road in Port Harcourt. Commissioner for Housing in Rivers State Donald Burabe during the bid opening ceremony for the sales of the building today at the Ministry of […]


According to a press release from the Rivers state police PRO, Grace Iringe-Koko Following credible intelligence that a gang of kidnappers was operating along Okarki New Road Borokiri at about 9:40pm on Thursday 9th February, 2023, Police. Operatives attached to the Rivers State Police Command were swiftly mobilized to the scene. Incidentally upon sighting the […]

JUST IN: Supreme Court joins nine states on naira swap suit

The Supreme Court on Wednesday joined nine states as parties in the suit filed by Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara challenging the naira swap deadline. This is as the Governors Nasir El-Rufai and Yahaya Bello of Kaduna and Kogi respectively attended the court proceedings. The Justice John Okoro-led nine-member panel joined the Attorneys General of Katsina, […]

BREAKING: Port Harcourt residents protest rejection of Old Naira Notes

Residents of Port Harcourt particularly plying Choba-NTA road are currently protesting the refusal of naira notes by commercial drivers at Ozuoba junction. Road users commuting to work via commercial vehicles are stranded as a result of the protest ongoing at Ozuoba junction. This is coming hours after CBN released a guideline stating how to submit […]

Whitney Adeniran: Lagos govt shuts Chrisland school over student’s death

In a statement released to news men on Sunday, February 12, 2023, the Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, said the school would remain shut pending the outcome of a full inquiry. What the commissioner said: The commissioner commiserated with the family and friends of the deceased and prayed for the repose of her soul. Adefisayo, however, called for […]

Suspected Cultists Abduct, Rape Pastor Wife to Death In Ahoada

Suspected members of Iceland cult group in the early hours of  yesterday Sunday,12 February 2023 , Abducted one Mrs  Chigbewejim Lawyer,a mother of two children and wife of an Assistant pastor with the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Abarikpo community in Ahoada East Local Government Area. The hoodlums it was gathered also raped the victim […]

Atiku’s Campaign Coordinator Survives Attack from Unknown Gunmen

Director General of the Atiku campaign Organisation and former secretary to State government Abiye Sekibo says he was allegedly attacked yesterday in Rainbow town by Amadi Ama community.  Briefing journalists today Abiye Sekibo said he received a call by 12pm yesterday that the venue in preparation for the Atiku campaign office was on fire. He […]

Rivers Labour Threatens Strike over Hike in Transport Fares

The Rivers State Council of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, says it will be left with no other option than to ask its members to sit at home next week if the Federal and State government do not act fast to look into the high transport fares paid by workers in the state occasioned by […]

Banks will accept old notes after deadline – Emefiele

Commercial banks in Nigeria will still accept old naira notes from customers after the February 10 deadline, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, told the House of Representatives on Tuesday. Emefiele stated this while appearing before the ad hoc committee set up by the House on the CBN naira redesign policy, […]

We Have Improved Power Supply in UPTH- MD

Management of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) has said regular power supply has improved in the five hospitals. The management said the hospital can now boast of 20 hours of power supply in its wards, departments and theatres to ensure adequate medicare delivery.Chief Medical Director, UPTH, Prof Henry Arinze Ugboma, stated this […]