Rotimi Amaechi

Port Harcourt To Maiduguri rail Way Is On Plan – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that upon completion of the Lagos-Ibadan railway project by December, the Federal Government would immediately commence construction of the Eastern rail line which connects Port Harcourt–Bonny to Maiduguri. The Minister stated this in Ibadan, shortly after inspecting the level of work on all the stations across the Lagos-Ibadan […]

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President Buhari Shows Up Nigeria @ 60 Logo And Theme ‘Together Shall We Be’

The unveiling took place during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja, the nation’s capital. It was witnessed by Federal Ministers and the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Ministers at the meeting include the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, among others. The […]

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Former President, Obasanjo – “Nigeria Is Falling Apart Under Buhari Administration, I Have some Solutions”

Obasanjo made the comment in Abuja on Thursday while delivering a speech titled ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative dialogue attended by various socio-cultural groups, according to a report by Punch Newspaper. The consultative dialogue was attended by members of various groups, including Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders Forum, Ohanaeze Ndi […]

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TRUE OR FALSE ? “TINUBU IS THE BEST POLITICIAN THE SOUTH CAN EVER OFFER IN 2023”-AGORO

Dr. Olapade Agoro, former presidential candidate and national chairman of the National Action Council (NAC) on Wednesday said Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Agoro, who described Tinubu as the most resourceful politician […]

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RSU POLITICS :MOTION EX-PARTE ORDER OF AN INTERIM INJUNCTION RESTRAINING THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY SUG FROM NOTION a PROGRAMME TAGGED FINANCIAL SUMMIT

FROM A CONCERNED STUDENT OF RIVERS STATE UNIVERSITY.This is an affidavit in support of the origination motion which was made to the Students Judicial Council on the 11th of August 2020, to protect the interest of the students, over the SUG financial secretary online programme (e-programme) titled “Financial Submit” which all students paid for (SUG […]

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A CITIZEN’S CONCERNS SERIES : AN OPEN LETTER TO THE INSPECTOR- GENERAL OF POLICE ON HIS DIRECTIVES THAT LOCAL VIGILANTE OUTFITS SURRENDER THEIR ARMS TO THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE.

24th August, 2020. Dear IGP, I write this letter in a tear veiled eyes. I write this letter in disbelief. I write this letter in grief. I write this letter to expressmy disappointment in your novel directive. Oga IGP, I am in pains that your State Commands do not give you the uglyrealities of the […]

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BREAKING: HOUSE OF REP SUMMONS DSTV

The House of Representatives has, again, summoned the management of DSTV over increment of the cable television’s subscription tariffs on June 1. The House Ad Hoc Committee Investigating the Non-Implementation of ‘Pay As You Go’ Tariff by Satellite Broadcast Service Providers issued the summons, asking DSTV, owned by South Africa-based Multichoice, to appear before it […]

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BREAKING: NIGERIA GENEVIEVE NNAJI APPOINTED AS AN AMBASSADOR OF TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2020

Genevieve NNaji has been chosen as an ambassador of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020. The Nollywood actress and producer has joined the list of 50 celebrated filmmakers and actors invited as the ambassadors of the TIFF. This comes a month after The Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences, released its list of […]

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NIGERIA GOVERNMENT DUMPS PLASTIC ID CARD AND GOES FULLY DIGITAL

Nigeria has moved from national identification and registration of citizens via card-based version to strictly digital, the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, and the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, reveal. Aregbesola said the new direction in citizen identification will include individual DNA samples, adding that the card-based would merely be […]

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DETAILS OF IKWERRE ECONOMIC SUMMIT

A meeting to plan how to organise the much-advertised Ikwerre Economic Summit held today Saturday, 8th day of August, 2020 in Port Harcourt. It started with an opening remark by the convener, Dr Paul Worwhor who used the opportunity to announce the formation of Ikwerre Federated Union, (IFU). He reminded the participants that Ikwerre Nation […]

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FUTA University Suspend Her Student Over Premium Times Website That Was Hacked

The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) on Wednesday announced the indefinite suspension on its student who hacked PREMIUM TIMES website in February. The university said by attacking PREMIUM TIMES, Afolabi Emmanuel, a final year student of Food Science and Technology, committed “an act that constitutes misconduct and misuse of University IT infrastructure.” Adegbenro Adebanjo, […]

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Names of persons fighting within President Buhari’s appointees

Since its inception, President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has recorded shocking, unending fights among appointees, especially Ministers and Heads of Departments and agencies. While many Nigerians have expressed worries over this ugly trend, the unending fights among the appointees have become a sort of distraction to governance and the administration. 1. Godswill Akpabio Vs Joi Nunieh […]

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MESSAGE OF HOPE AND ENCOURAGEMENT TO OUR ESTEEMED PARENTS AND STUDENTS IN THE FACE OF THE CURRENT COVID-19 PANDEMIC

. It has become necessary to draw your attention to the enormous challenges posed to the educational system by the Coronavirus Pandemic otherwise known as COVID-19 and the efforts of the Rivers State University to mitigate its impact on our academic programmes. It would be recalled that since the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Wuhan, […]

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Man defiles under age girl

A 48-year-old welder, Femi Onifade, has been arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Ondo State for sexually defiling his two girls.The victims between ages six and nine lived with their father on Liberty Hospital Road, Oluwatuyi, Akure, the state capital.Vanguard gathered that the suspect was apprehended following tip-off by […]

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Nigerian Super Eagle player looses father

Nigerian footballer and Lille forward, Victor Osimhen has lost his father, Patrick Osimhen.Osimhen, 21, took to his official Twitter handle to break the news of his father’s demise.“RIP Dad. No words to describe this feeling,” he tweeted.His French Ligue 1 team also commiserated with the 2015 U-17 World Cup winner over the incident, assuring him […]

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Employment- Niger Delta Basin Development Authority Recruitment 2020

Niger Delta Basin Development Authority Recruitment 2020currentschoolnews.com May 21, 2020 5:00 PMNiger Delta Basin Development Authority Recruitment 2020 | Recruitment Guide. Niger Delta Basin Development Authority (NDBDA) – Applications are welcome from qualified individuals from the catchment areas of Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta States. In the spirit of federal character representation, applicants from other states of […]

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FG postpones WASSCE, NECO indefinitely

The Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday announced the indefinite postponement of the 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination and the National Examinations Council slated for May and June. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, who spoke at the daily Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja, noted that 15 states […]

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Federal Government Announces Resumption Date For Schools In Nigeria, Universities, polytechnics and Others

. The Federal Government of Nigeria (FG) has announced Monday,June 8,2020, the official resumption date for Universities,polytechnics, and other schools. this was disclosed by Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, he assured and raised the hope Nigeria students and the general public […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE

216 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria as confirmed cases rise to 6175Two Hundred and Sixteen new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, May 18. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 74 of the new cases were confirmed in Lagos, 33 in Kano, 19 in Oyo, 17 in […]

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GOVERNOR WIKE BLASTS ALMAJIRI

Wike blows hot, says order from now till tomorrow, I will not accept Almajiri in Rivers State “I still maintain my stand, no Almajiri will be accepted in Rivers State. Rivers State and other parts of Eastern and Southern Nigeria are not a dumping refuse for the North. Did you even see how they package […]

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COVID-19 EXPETS– USING GIN (OGOGORO) AS HAND SANITIZERS IS NOT EFFECTIVE AGAINST COVID-19

As the country continues to experience increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases, healthcare experts have warned Nigerians using local gin, popularly called ogogoro, as hand sanitisers to desist from it, saying it is ineffective to protect against the infection. The experts said gin has less than 60 per cent alcohol content that is required to kill viruses, unlike alcohol-based […]

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DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE REPLIES THE PUBLIC OVER HER SILENCE ON COVID-19 AND LOCKDOWN

GOVERNMENT OFGOVERNMENT OF RIVERS STATE OF NIGERIARS STATE OF NIGERIAOFFICE OF THE DEPUTY GOVERNORPress ReleaseDO NOT CREATE DIS AFFECTION BETWEEN GOVERNOR WIKE AND HIS DEPUTY PLEASEThe attention of the Office of the Deputy Governor of Rivers State is drawn to a Press Statement, titled “COVID-19: Stop sidelining your deputy, she’s a public health professional” issued […]

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NCDC AND COVID-19

COVID-19: Did You Know? NCDC do not build, own or run COVID-19 Testing Labs. Apart from their National Reference Lab in Abuja, all other Labs are owned/run independently by Federal & State Tertiary Hospitals, & private sector. NCDC role is Accreditation + technical support to qualified Labs. NCDC is not the agency responsible for the […]

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