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Tanker fire destroys two-storey building, shops in Rivers

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A tanker laden with Automotive Gas Oil (diesel) fell in the Rukpokwu area of the Ikwerre Road in the Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State on Friday and caught fire. The tanker had spilled its content on the road and caused an inferno that razed several shops and a two-storey building located in the area. It was learnt that ...

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Community tells NDDC to compensate them over demolition of Property

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The people of Esanma community in Bomadi Local Government Area of Delta State have called on the management of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to speed up payment of compensation to them. It was earlier reported that NDDC through a hired valuer firm, Chris Oghene Omoru & Co, in 2018, paid compensation to communities along the Bomadi-Gbaregolor-Esanma- Akugbene-Gbekebor ongoing road ...

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Rivers State Police Command appeals to residents for closure of PH-Aba road

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Police Command in Rivers State has appealed to residents of Port Harcourt to continue to show understanding and cooperation with the Command’s continuous closure of Port Harcourt-Aba road. The command’s spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni, Deputy Superintendent Police told the reporters in Port Harcourt yesterday that the closure was on account of security. According to reports, the Waterlines Bus-stop to GRA stop ...

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River State to prosecute contractor, seize property over collapsed building

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Governor Nyesom Wike on Sunday said the Rivers State Government will prosecute contractor of the collapsed 7-storey building and take steps to acquire the property. Reports given was that the 7-storey building located at Woji Road in the Government Reserved Area (GRA) of Port Harcourt collapsed on Friday evening. As at Sunday, 38 persons have been rescued, while six persons ...

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Rivers overtakes Lagos as top investment destination, invests in mining, real estate

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The investment profile report by the Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) shows that Rivers state received the largest investment in the first half of 2018. According to the report, a total of $45.74 billion was invested for 42 projects in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The sectoral analysis of the investment profile showed that mining and quarrying ...

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Rivers State Residents Laud NAOC over road project

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The joy of the people of Mgbede community in Ogba/Egbema/ Ndoni Council of Rivers State has known no bounds since the Nigerian Agip Oil Company Limited (NAOC) and its joint venture partners completed and commissioned a 1km asphalt road and drainage for the people. The road project was funded and constructed by NAOC, operators of the NNPC/NAOC/OANDO Joint Venture. The ...

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“Estate surveyors should be engaged to address Nigeria’s land data challenge”

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The practice of estate surveying and valuation in Nigeria has been bedeviled with several challenges leading to negative public perception. In this interview, the second vice president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) and the principal partner of Portharcourt based Emma Wike & Partners Emma Okas Wike, gives an insight on what the board is doing ...

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Rivers Lawmaker calls for patience on Ogoni clean-up

Ogoni clean-up

An APC lawmaker representing Eleme Constituency in the Rivers Assembly, Hon. Josiah Olu has enjoined pressure groups agitating against the delayed Ogoni clean-up to be patient with the Federal Government. Olu made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Port Harcourt. He said that the Ogoni clean-up required extensive planning, scientific analysis, ...

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Rivers government tells federal government to repair federal roads

Rivers government tells federal government to repair federal roads

“The Rivers State Government has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to repair federal roads. He has called to declare a state of emergency on some portions of the East West Road, especially the Akpabo-Eleme axis.”- Daily Post He said the road was “constituting a death trap and huge embarrassment to Nigeria.” This call was made on Monday in ...

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Rivers Governor sacks caretaker committee chairmen of 4 LGAs

Rivers Governor sacks caretaker committee chairmen of 4 LGAs

“Four Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen were relived of their appointments. Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Monday in Port Harcourt relieved four Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen of their appointments. According to a statement by Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the governor on Electronic Media, the affected committee chairmen are those of Gokana, Asari-Toru, Emohua and Ogu-Bolo Local ...

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