Monkey Pox Scare Rattles Rivers Schools …As Parents Pull Children Out Of Schools …RSG Dispels Rumours Of Virus Vaccination By Military

The Rivers State Government has described as untrue the false alarm raised by unidentified persons that the military was forcefully vaccinating pupils with Monkey Pox virus in schools in the state. The state Commissioner for Education, Dr Tamunosisi Gogo-Jaja made the clarification after he led the management team of the Ministry of Education  to visit…

Jonathan Warns PDP Over Chairmanship Choice

Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan has advised Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members not to make the mistake of making wrong choice of National Working Committee (NWC) members at the December convention. Jonathan gave the advice when he received an aspirant for the party’s national chairmanship position, Chief Raymond Dokpesi in his residence in Abuja, yesterday….

RSG Disowns Wike’s VP Posters …As Gov Recommits To Nation’s Unity, Security

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has called on Nigerians to disregard Vice Presidential posters being circulated in parts of Abuja by a faceless group, describing it as the handwork of mischief makers. In a statement signed by Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, Wike said that the…

Fakorede’s Sins Rivers Seeks World Leaders’ Intervention

The Rivers State Government has intensified moves towards redeployment or award of appropriate sanctions to the Commander, Rivers State Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Mr. Akin Fokorede for alleged atrocities being committed by the security outfit in the state. At a press conference, last Monday in Port Harcourt, the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Barrister…

Senate Summons NNPC Boss Over Contract

Fresh troubles appear to be looming for the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, as the Senate has begun a probe into alleged revocation of OML 13 and re-award to Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, a subsidiary of NNPC, through executive fiat. The Senate is also summoning Managing Director of Shell…

Rotary Urges Regular Health Checks

The Rotary Club of Port Harcourt East Rotary International, District 9141, Nigeria, has called for regular routine health checks for early disease detection and proper management. An optometrist, Dr Chioma Nwogwugwu gave this advice while giving a health talk at a one-day free medical outreach organised by the club, recently  at Rumueyewere community hall, Rumueprikom,…

Wike Meets Madrid’s Mgt For Football

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike on Monday toured training facilities of Real Madrid Football Club, in continuation of the process of setting up a Real Madrid Academy in Rivers State. Wike, who was accompanied on the inspection tour by the State Commissioner for Sports, Hon. Boma Iyaye and Nigerian Ex-International, Chief Adokiye Amiesimaka…