Bayelsa Outage:  Ijaw Youths Vacate PHEDC Offices As Firm Pledges To Restore Power
Bayelsa government on Wednesday evening resolved the rift between Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) and Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) which let to power cut since Dec 23, 2019. Mr Kenedy Olorogun, Chairman, Central Zone of the IYC , who confirmed the development in a telephone interview said the... Read more
Nigerians Must Promote Reading Culture — Delta Library Board Chairman
Published books have been described as the sustainable foundation for acquiring knowledge and promotion of reading culture for development of the society. Chairman, Delta State Library Board, Dr Israel Abido, made the assertion, on Wednesday in Asaba, during the presentation of copies of ‘Memoirs of A Journalist in Government... Read more
EFCC Has No Power To Investigate Rivers State Government – Nsirim
•Says Magu should desist from arrogating Judicial Powers to himself Rivers State Government has reiterated that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  (EFCC) has no power to investigate the financial transactions of the state. Reacting to statements credited to the Acting Chairman of EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu, the state... Read more
Boko Haram abducts Christian Association Leader
Boko Haram insurgents have reportedly abducted The Rev Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika in Adamawa State following an attack on Thursday. The district head of Michika, Ngida Kwache, made the disclosure while receiving the state deputy governor, Crowther Seth who visited the... Read more
Igbos To Mark 50th Anniversary Of Biafra-Nigeria War
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, and erudite developmental economist, Prof. Pat Utomi, will headline the conference on the 50th anniversary of the Biafra-Nigeria War, News Express can report this morning. Themed “Never Again”, the conference is scheduled to hold on Monday, January 13, 2020, at Agip Recital Hall, MUSON... Read more
Bayelsa Outage: PHEDC Regrets Impact On Economy, Says N16.6bn Debt Crippling Firm
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) says the power outage in Bayelsa since Dec. 23, 2019 and its adverse impact on economic activities is regrettable. The electricity outage occasioned by the face-off between the Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) and the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) has entered... Read more
Bayelsa Health Insurance Scheme Targets Universal Health Coverage By 2030, Says Executive Secretary
The Bayelsa Health Insurance Scheme (BHIS) on Friday said it targets universal health coverage in the state by 2030 following the successes it recorded in the public sector in the past two years. Dr Zuoboemi Agadah, the BHIS’ Executive Secretary, said that the scheme covered more than 90 per... Read more
FirstBank Corporate Statement On Investigations Into The Attempted Robbery At A Branch In Abuja. 
We are aware that a customer service executive assigned to us by one of our vendors is helping the police with their investigations into the attempted robbery that happened last week in one of our branches in Abuja. We remain grateful that none of our staff or customers lost... Read more
Military Confirms Loss Of Soldier, Repels Attack On Former President Jonathan Home
 The Joint military force deployed to the Niger Delta has confirmed the death of one soldier and injury of another soldier in the attack at a gunboat stationed behind Ex-President Jonathan’s residence. The military said that its gunboat stationed at the creek behind the former president’s house came under... Read more
Governor Wike Presents 2020 Budget Proposal of N530.8billion to State Assembly
From Dianabasi Effiong Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has presented a budget proposal of N530,813,357,619.00 for the 2020 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly for consideration and passage. The 2020 Budget of Rivers State is christened: Budget of “Reassurance, profound impact for inclusive growth and shared... Read more