Rivers state

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has directed all Government House personnel to undergo compulsory Covid-19 test to ascertain their status. The Governor disclosed this in Port Harcourt on Monday while receiving three ambulances donated by the BUA Foundation, said the increased testing currently revealing more positive cases in the state was informed by the […]

Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike said Bonny Local Government Area is likely to become the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in Rivers state. He raised the alarm during a meeting with stakeholders from the council at the government house in Port Harcourt. Recent reports of strange deaths in Bonny had been on the rise after […]

A Magistrate Court sitting in Isiokpo, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, weekend, ordered the remand of a 37-year-old man identified as Sunny Onuegbu, for allegedly using a knife to rape a teenager. It was gathered that Onuegbu had used a sharp knife to threaten and rape a 16-year old girl in Omuigwe, Aluu […]

The Rivers State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association has decried a lack of Personal Protective Equipment, PPE, for doctors in frontline duty in the fight against COVID-19 in the state. NMA also disclosed that 22 of its members and 60 other health workers have tested positive to the virus in the state, calling for […]

The crisis within the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has taken a new dimension following two judgment from the State High Court. The Court sitting in Port Harcourt has restrained the party from selling forms ahead of its proposed congresses. It also declared as illegal, the Caretaker Executive Committee set up to pilot the […]

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