Do Not Borrow Without Approval, Gov. Wike Warns Council Chairmen
Governor Nyesom Wike has told newly sworn-in chairmen of the 23 Local Government Areas of Rivers State to seek clearance from the state government before approaching any financial institution to borrow money. He gave the warning shortly after the elected chairmen of the 23 Local Government Areas of the... Read more
APC Ploy To Ban, Regulate Social Media Is Hypocritical-Gov Wike
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says it is hypocritical for the All Progressives Congress to contemplate banning or regulating  social media after using it to hoodwink Nigerians to attain power. He argued that the APC led government has miserably failed, and wants to use its disagreement with... Read more
Summer Series 2021: Super Falcons Gallant In 0-2 Loss To USA
African champions Nigeria showed they are no pushovers in spite of losing 0-2 to four –time world champions and four –time Olympic champions USA in the last game of the 2021 Summer Series at the admirable Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas, USA on Wednesday. Time difference meant the game... Read more
SPDC Reports 51 Leaks From Its Operations In Niger Delta
The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) says it has so far reported 51 leaks from its oil production activities in the Niger Delta in the current year. This is according to data obtained from the oil firm’s spills incident PORTAL. on Tuesday. According to SPDC management, 44... Read more
Diri Dares Buhari On Grazing, Speaks On ‘Discount Deal’ On N27bn FG Refunds For N38bn
The Bayelsa Government on Saturday, said its ban on open grazing backed by law has come to stay despite reports that President Buhari has reinstated grazing routes across the country and insisted that the reported pronouncement was not applicable to the state.   The state government last week seized... Read more
Burkina Faso beat Cameroon, Qualify For Next Round Of Rugby World Cup Qualifiers In Rugby Africa Cup Pool D Tournament
Half-time came with a lead from the organizing country by a close score of 5 to 3 CAPE TOWN, South Africa  — The Rugby Africa Cup Repechage which kicked off on June 5 saw three competing teams: Burkina Faso, Burundi and Cameroon, completing the round robin tournament yesterday at the... Read more
Nigeria’s Current N36Trn Debt Clearly Unsustainable – PDP Governors
Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum says that Nigeria’s current debt of over N36 Trillion is becoming clearly unsustainable and can plunge the country into avoidable bankruptcy if not checked. The forum of PDP Governors made this known at the end of their meeting at Government House, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State... Read more
Summer Series: Super Falcons aim for victory against Portugal
African champions Nigeria say they have put behind them the loss to Jamaica and are determined to earn victory against Portugal on Sunday, in the second of their three-match  programme in the Summer Series in the United States of America. Missing several key players who were held back by... Read more
Gunmen Storm Two Churches, Kidnap Woman, Reverend Sister
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers at the early hours of yesterday kidnapped two women in Imo, immediately after first church service at different locations of Ohii and Dim na nume, Isu areas of the State, respectively. The first incident, which happened at Ohii in Owerri West local government area of... Read more
Rampaging Bandits kill 12, Block Road For Hours In Sokoto
Suspected bandits have killed 12 people at Maikujera in Rabah local government area of Sokoto state. Confirming the attack, the spokesman of the Sokoto Police Command, ASP Sanusi Abubakar, said the incident happened around 4:30pm on Thursday. According to him, 12 people were killed by the assailants. He, however,... Read more