CLAIMS AND COUNTER CLAIMS AS SACKED RISONPALM PROTEST

Sacked workers of the defunct Risonpalm Workers on Tuesday the 22nd of April 23, 2014 arrived the premises of the Rivers state government house in several buses to protest their unpaid severance entitlements. The peaceful protesters almost lost control when the Rivers state commissioner for agriculture, Hon Emma Chinda attempted to address them. The protesters […]

COURT HEARS RIVERS CJ, NJC SUIT, MAY 5

Court Hears Rivers CJ, NJC Suit, May 5 An Abuja Federal High Court has fixed May 5 to hear a suit filed by the Chief Judge of Rivers State, Justice Peter H.C. Agumagu, to challenge his purported suspension by the National Judicial Council. Justice Adeniyi Ademola fixed the date when the matter came up yesterday. […]

Crises looms between Etche farmers and Fulani herdsmen

There are indications of tension and likely conflict between Hausa/Fulani herdsmen and some villages of Ikwerrengwor in Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State over alleged destruction of their crops and farmlands. Women in Ozuguru said farms crops worth over N60million in Ama camp in Ozuguru, Umuoke and Umuopiro villages of Ikwerrengwor have been lost […]

Asari Toru Legislature Pass Five Bills to law

The Asari Toru Legislative Assembly has passed five bills into law to enhance the development and smooth running of the local government area. The Leadeer of the Asari Toru legislature Ororosime Amachree, while presenting the bills for assent to the ASALGA council chairman, Ojukaye Flag Amachree listed some of the bills as bill for the […]

Justice Letam Nyordi Sets Chidi Lloyd Free

Justice Letan Nyordi of the Port Harcourt High Court, on Thursday declared the Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly free of any offense in the fracas which took place on the floor of the Rivers state House of Assembly in July 2013. Chidi Lloyd was charged with attempted murder and assault for attacking […]

UPTH DOCTORS, HEALTH WORKERS RETURN TO WORK

Patients who have suffered greatly as a result of the protracted twin strike action which had grounded medical activities at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital in the last six weeks may heave a sigh of relief as the Association of Resident Doctors and the Joint Health Sector Union on Wednesday both announced a […]