The ticking of the biological clock has long fueled societal pressures on singles to settle down, but a ‘Hello, Port Harcourt’ caller has challenged this narrative.
“Whenever we are shutting down, we pray and ask God to protect our business not security”.
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, Professor Rosemary Ogu has warned against traditional post-partum care practices that can be harmful to newborn babies.
A caller who identified as an e-hailing driver has blamed the police for the recent attacks on e-hailing cab drivers in Port Harcourt.
The rising cost of building materials and overall affordable housing has been a growing concern for some Nigerians.
The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Jonny Baxter, believes Nigeria's success is "absolutely critical" not just to Africa but the world.
Callers on Nigeria Info FM's Hello Portharcourt keenly argued on the effectiveness of bounties as a strategy in addressing pockets of killings and other criminal acts in the state.
Some Nigeria Info FM callers have raised concern about the absence of road signs on some roads in parts of Port Harcourt.
The Rivers State Signage & Advertisement Agency, RISAA, says no approval was given to install signage at Rumuosi axis, near the Obirikwere flyover, East-West Road, Port Harcourt, where nine persons were electrocuted after the metal frames of the signage, they were about to erect touched a high-tension wire.
Some state governments are making efforts to help citizens cope with the harsh economic impact of a fuel subsidy removal, one month after President Bola Tinubu, during his inaugural speech, announced his administration's plan to discontinue subsidy for petroleum products in order to stabilise the Nigerian economy.
As the world marks International Day of the Family, Media Consultant, Micheal Jada has condemned the use of minors as domestic helpers in Nigeria.
A caller on Nigeria Info’s Hello Port Harcourt has blamed community leaders for rising cases of kidnapping in Igbo- Etche community in Rivers State.
Callers on Nigeria Info’s Hello Port Harcourt react to repeated gang violence in parts of Port Harcourt following a clash between rival cult groups at the Elechi beach axis of Mile one Diobu on Tuesday, April the 18th 2023.
The dumping of open sacrifices in some public places in parts of Port Harcourt is slowly becoming a norm.
The Deputy Director, Strategy Management Department, Central Bank of Nigeria, Emenike Chimene Eleonu says the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN’s intention for its redesign policy is to entrench a cashless system and not a swap.
The branch Controller of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in Port Harcourt, Maxwell Okafor says it has begun immediate implementation and distribution of the old 200-naira notes to commercial banks across the state.
The transition to a cashless economy is still spurring reactions for Nigerians as some lament challenges navigating alternative financial transaction mediums, such as online banking and Point of Sales, POS.
An uncompleted two-storey building collapsed at the weekend in Mbodo Community, Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers state.
More Nigerians lament the short circulation of the new naira notes across the country and how it is affecting their businesses and daily activities.
Should Manual labour fit into today's education system?
Three teenage girls have been found after they were reported missing by their families in Port Harcourt at different times.
An online video of a pastor reportedly sending out a bridal train from the church over indecent dressing has got Nigerians reacting.
An annual carnival organised by the Rivers state government, known as CARNIRIV is generating conversations amongst Rivers residents.
The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mene Kyari, had on Thursday said there is no petrol scarcity at the depots, saying the current scarcity of petrol in some parts of the country is due to the price difference in some states which has affected the distribution of the product.
Who is more responsible for the formative development of teens; schools or parents?
“If I had like 900 million in my account I would have been bothered.”
Educationist Ikechi Nwogu has said the intentionality and design frame of the United Kingdom makes it easy to lure Nigerian teachers abroad.
Nigeria has been listed among African countries whose citizens can now apply for qualified teacher status through the Teaching Regulation Agency in the United Kingdom from February 2023.
Sports journalist and e-hailing driver, Victor Sampong, has narrated how some men dressed in Police uniforms assaulted him while he was completing a ride.
This disillusioned caller has given his take on the Rivers State Government’s plan to begin the employment of five thousand civil servants.
Studies show that social media seems to be changing the tone of politics.
Secretary of IPMAN in Rivers State, Chibuike Ejike, has said gas is a better option than kerosene.
According to the United Nations, the world’s population has hit eight billion, with Nigeria being the 6th most populous country in the world.
The United States Consul General, Will Stevens, has given some insight into the US’s position on the 2023 general elections, US visa applications, and Nigeria’s trade potential.
Lawyer and political analyst, Barr. Innocent Ekwu, has explained that what was done in the ‘euphoria of affection’ for Celestine Omehia when he was recognised as a former Rivers State governor cannot be undone.
A caller on Nigeria Info’s Hello Port Harcourt has blamed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control in Nigeria, NAFDAC, for the activities of ‘unscrupulous’ Nigerians who import, distribute, or sell unregistered tomato pastes.
Corporate and Commercial lawyer, Jubilee Nwokoro, has clarified what the law says about refunds, cancellation of orders for goods and services, as well as advance bookings and reservations.
This caller shares his thoughts on recent comments attributed to the Police Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, about assaulting policemen.
A school teacher, Grace, has stressed that students should not be excused from doing manual labour in schools because it “would help them in life”.
Political analyst and Professor of Politics and Governance, Prof. Kenneth Nweke, has listed ways through which the cost of governance in Nigeria can be reduced.
Street lights are essential elements put in place during road construction, not only because of their aesthetic contribution but for safety purposes.
Public affairs analyst, Olalekan Ige, has backed calls for the creation of a commission to handle electoral offences.
A lawyer, Jubilee Nwokoro has restated that it is “entirely illegal” for the Police to arrest anyone over civil matters such as debt recovery squabbles.
Chairman, Eleme Local Government Area, Hon. Obarilomate Ollor has expressed displeasure with the state of work done at the Eleme, Akpajo axis of the East-West Road.
There are two topical issues trending on Nigeria’s social media space this week: Tobi Amusan’s world-breaking record in 100m hurdles, and the naira depreciating to the dollar.
All the states in the country are relevant in their own right, but why does Rivers State seem to have much political relevance, especially during elections?
Reports of vote-buying in Saturday’s Ekiti State governorship election stirred a stimulating conversation on Hello Port Harcourt with Jude Omamegbe.
The issue of making change during business transactions has resulted in many unwanted arguments between service providers and customers.
Education is the way but schooling in Nigeria is a scam. This is the position of Godswill, a 400-level student of a public university in Nigeria.
There is a school of thought that says some abusers are victims themselves, having been abused at some stage of their lives.
This was the question Jude Omamegbe posed on Nigeria Info’s Hello Port Harcourt, during a conversation about women being financially independent.
Iyala, a caller on Nigeria Info’s Hello Port Harcourt, has queried the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED, for being “hypocritical” about electricity supply in his area.
Teen coach and child advocate, Ibelema Greene, has suggested ways in which child abductions can be curbed.
Questions are still being asked as to whether there will be consequences and punishment for those responsible for allowing the imported adulterated petrol into the Nigerian market.
Living as a tenant in Nigeria comes with varying challenges, which are dependent on location. These challenges vary from state to state, come in different forms and for various reasons.
There is no doubt that animal lovers exist in Nigeria, and there are certain animals which are commonly domesticated like cats and dogs, but what about goats?
The Rivers State Government is taking a step further in its war against the activities of illegal oil refiners
As the quest for a solution to the lingering soot pollution in Rivers State, which has been attributed to illegal crude oil refining otherwise known as ‘kpofire’ continues, some artisanal refiners have demanded for an alternative source of income.
Segun Opikara, the father of two children killed by a vehicle reportedly conveying taskforce officials in Port Harcourt, says he wants justice to take its course.
A driver with one of the e-hailing service providers in Port Harcourt has revealed how some clients who ordered a ride which he picked, almost strangled him to death around the Rumuola axis of Rivers State on Tuesday.
How can the NBA strive for credible elections in the country when its own elections are never credible? - Professor Nnamani-Ogbu.
Widow of late Joe Blankson, Mercy Blankson, has described her late husband as one who was naturally disposed to helping persons in distress.
The University of Uyo Student Union Government's Vice President's office recently released a circular, announcing the appointment of eighteen aides for the Vice President, Blessing Jaja.
Dr Alfred Oladapo, has opined that the problem of out-of-school children in the country is partly because married couples do not have activities to engage their minds, except "beer and sex".
Business analyst, Ignatius Chukwu, is of the opinion that the naira will continue to bleed, as long as local manufacturers are not given the needed attention to produce quality and affordable goods that can be exported.
The Presidency has said the ongoing construction work at the Akpajo-Eleme Road is not as a result of the protest held on the road recently.
Government should say something even if it means lying to them, instead of ignoring them like they aren't human beings - Mike, a caller on Hello Port Harcourt says.
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