Tag: Rivers State

Address the problem of East-West Road, Wike tells FG

The Rivers State Government has called on the Federal Government to urgently address the problem of the East West Road.

[Perspective] The Rivers State Neighbourhood Safety Corps: why Wike is right (Part 1)

Neighbourhood watch or security all over the world has been considered as an effective and proactive measure towards preventing, combating and controlling crime. Crime combating should not necessarily be reactive but proactive. Reactive or responsive approaches to crime however effective ends up with casualties most times. Intelligence and information gathering has proven to be the best tool for preventing and containing crime world over. The proposed Rivers State Neighbourhood Safety Corps is one of such innovative proactive approaches designed to create a safer and more efficiently secured state.

Atiku Abubakar Declares Intention To Run For President in 2019

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has officially declared his intention to run for president in 2019 on the Platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Mr Abubakar announced his candidacy in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Tuesday, four months after dumping the All Progressives Congress.

The former Vice President said his decision to make the announcement in Rivers State because is because he believes Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike represents what he represented in 1998/99 as the live wire of the PDP.

MOSOP Drops Bombshell on Ogoni Clean-up, Pipelines Replacement

THE Ogoni people of Rivers State in Southern Nigeria, have taken on the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Anglo-Dutch oil and gas major, Shell, claiming that they are negating their environmental rights.

They said for the oil company to continue laying pipelines in their land negates their environmental rights as well as an alleged great display of impunity against the extant laws of the country.