Amid the political crisis in Rivers State, Engr. Tams Ibuluya, a stakeholder in the People's Democratic Party, PDP from Okrika LGA, has called on the former governor, Nyesom Wike, to allow the current governor, Siminialayi Fubara, to concentrate on leading the people of Rivers State.
Renowned political economist and management expert, Professor Pat Utomi, has emphasised the critical role of leadership in the Niger Delta as the region navigates energy transition.
A caller on Nigeria Info’s Morning Crossfire shares a thought-provoking perspective following considerations by the Nigerian Senate to make the upload of election results mandatory to enhance transparency and accountability in the electoral system.
Human Rights Lawyer, Henry Ekine, has raised concern about upholding the rule of law and the importance of adhering to boundaries for the establishment of an equitable society.
Constitutional lawyer Dr C.A.J Chinwo has drawn parallels between the ongoing crisis in the Rivers State House of Assembly and William Yeats ‘The Second Coming’ as captured in Chinua Achebe's ‘Things Fall Apart’.
Former Nigerian Vice President and the PDP's presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar, recently called upon opposition parties to join forces in a strategic endeavour to challenge the dominance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and safeguard Nigeria's future.
An Israeli author and human rights activist has asked the international community to condemn Israel’s unceasing attacks on Gaza, which he described as “brutal.”
In response to former Rivers State governor and current FCT Minister Nyesom Wike's declaration that he will not relinquish his grip on the state's political structure, Rivers State PDP stakeholder Leloonu Nwibubasa has taken issue with the notion of ownership over party or political structure.
A recent video circulating on social media has reignited the debate on whether women enhance their looks to attract men or for their own self-esteem.
A Chieftain of the All-Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State, Ezemonye Ezekiel Amadi, has maintained that belonging to one political party and serving in the government of another political party undermines party loyalty.
In today's fast-paced world, where concerns about how automation, digitalisation, and artificial intelligence will shape the employment landscape, educator Sir Ikechi Nwogu has sounded a wake-up call to embrace continuous learning in the face of an ever-transforming workforce.
Elder statesman and former spokesman of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Anabs Sara-Igbe, has accused the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nyesom Wike of being behind the impeachment notice against the sitting governor of Rivers State, Siminalayi Fubara.
Constitutional lawyer Professor Ritchard Wokocha has said the Supreme Court’s judgement affirming Bola Tinubu as President of Nigeria did not come as a surprise to him.
“Whenever we are shutting down, we pray and ask God to protect our business not security”.
A lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt (UniPort), Professor Glory Amadi, has attributed the desperation for wealth by some young people in Nigeria to a decline in the societal value system.
The Rivers State Chairman of the Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria, Francis Dimkpa, has blamed the variation in the price of petrol in Port Harcourt on what he says is an “unequal playing ground” in the petroleum industry.
With only a few days left before the expiration of a 30-day memorandum of understanding signed between the Organised Labour and the Federal Government, the Rivers State Chairman of the Trade Union Congress, TUC, Foster Onyefuru says most of the agreements are yet to be implemented.
The National Coordinator, South-South Leadership Forum, Anabs Sara-Igbe has called for a restructuring of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, in the Niger Delta instead of an outright scrapping.
A member of the Rivers State local government flood committee and spokesperson for Abua/Odual local government area, ABOLGA, Dugo Pelini Obom, says measures are in place to tackle the 2023 floods, predicted by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency, NIMET in the state.
Callers on Nigeria Info’s Hard Facts have shared their thoughts on the federal government’s conditional cash transfer programme, which was launched on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, to reduce the impact of economic shocks and the removal of fuel subsidy.
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.
Buying SUVs for lawmakers is a form of subsidy, according to public affairs analyst, Marcus Ijioma.
Optometrist Mba Eke has advocated for more public awareness of the dangers of mobile phone addiction and its potential impact on eye health.
President General of Ogoni Youth Federation, Legborsi Yamaabana has confirmed the commencement of construction work on the Eleme-Onne Road in the Ogoni axis of Rivers State.
“Paragraph 2 (a) of the Code of Conduct for Public Officers in the Fifth Schedule of the 1999 Constitution is very clear, it forbids any public officers, and all these officers are public officers including the President, from earning salaries and emoluments from two public offices at the same time.”
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.
Experts have debated the impact of private schools on education in Nigeria.
The Chairman of the Urban Drivers Welfare Association in Rivers State, Lekia Isaac says the multiplicity of tricycle unions in the state is responsible for the violation of the ban on tricycle operations also known as ‘Keke’ on major roads in Port Harcourt.
Callers on Nigeria Info’s Morning Crossfire have reacted to the federal government’s provisional salary increment for federal employees.
The rising cost of building materials and overall affordable housing has been a growing concern for some Nigerians.
The Chairman, Trade Union Congress in Rivers State, Foster Onyefuru says suspending the nationwide strike was more strategic because Labour has now achieved over sixty percent of its seven demands.
The Nigerian constitution clearly states the terms and qualifications required for a presidential candidate, according to constitutional lawyer Professor Ritchard Wokocha.
It was a low-key celebration over the weekend, as Nigerians marked the nation’s 63rd Independence Day anniversary.
Climate change-related challenges such as shifts in seasons and extreme weather events are challenges that local communities grapple with.
Retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Yaro Abutu has said “There is no law that compels police to parade” criminal suspects.
The proliferation of firearms in Nigeria has been a subject of concern not only for well-intentioned Nigerians but also for the Nigeria Police Force.
Actor and Comedian, Daniel Chibuzor Nwoka, popularly known as Dan D’ Humorous has urged record label owners to ensure fairness in the drafting of music contracts binding the signing of new artistes to their labels.
The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Jonny Baxter, believes Nigeria's success is "absolutely critical" not just to Africa but the world.
The Commissioner for Education, Rivers State, Professor, Chinedu Mmom says the Rivers State Government is committed to providing free education for students in the state.
Nigerians are ingenious people, but using cooking gas to power generators is not the right thing to do, according to oil and gas expert Tony Nwalia.
Following the recent killing of a Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ahoada Division in Rivers State, SP Bako Angbashim, security analyst Efe Wanogho has highlighted factors responsible for criminality in some states in Nigeria.
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.
Legal expert and public affairs analyst, Festus Oguche, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Presidential Election Petition Court's (PEPC) decision on the issue of 25 per cent votes in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
As more Nigerians react to the outcome of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal judgment, the Labour Party and People’s Democratic Party, PDP decision to appeal the ruling has given a twist to the conversation.
As a new academic session begins for primary and secondary schools, educationist Sir Ikechi Nwogu has warned parents against sending their children to schools that are simply expensive.
The Rivers State Police Command says plans are on to resist any form of protest in the state following the outcome of the September 6, Presidential Election Petition judgment in Abuja.
Political Affairs Analyst, Olalekan Ige says the Nigeria healthcare sector needs a robust plan to jack up quality healthcare delivery to citizens.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidency and leadership have been accused of playing games and marginalising members of the party in Rivers State.
In the wake of the recent coup in Gabon, political and public affairs analyst, Prof. Kenneth Nweke, has shed light on the distinct trajectories that military rule and democracy have taken in Nigeria.
The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, says it is not true the agency gave out a bag of rice each to be distributed as relief materials across communities in the Ahoada West Local Government Area.
Some Nigeria Info FM callers have raised concern about the absence of road signs on some roads in parts of Port Harcourt.
Senior Communications Officer of Yiaga Africa, Mark Amaza, has said that the portfolios of ministers should have matched their professions and experience.
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.
Constitutional lawyer C.A.J. Chinwo says he is deeply concerned about the increasing intimidation of the judiciary in Nigeria, especially the #AllEyesOnTheJudiciary billboards.
This caller believes that the solution to the current economic woes in Nigeria is for President Bola Tinubu to return to the status quo by restoring the subsidy removed on petroleum.
Environmentalist, Fyne Face Dumnamene has condemned recent airstrike operations by the Nigerian Air Force, NAF in parts of Rivers State.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare says the government flagrantly disobeys court judgments given in favour of the organization and the Nigerian people.
The Rivers State Chairman of the Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria, PETROAN, Francis Dimkpa has given an understanding of the staggering state of petrol pricing in the country in what he says is now “stable”.
As many Nigerians continue to grapple with an increase in the cost of living following the removal of fuel subsidy, some who depend on the sachet and bottled water as an alternative source for potable water would have to pay more to procure one.
The Executive Secretary, Primary Health Care Management Board, Dr. Kinikanwo Green has reiterated that vaccines are free across the state health centers.
The Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers State, Sydney Gbara has denied claims that a press statement by Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed warning against anti-party activities, was targeted at the Rivers PDP or the five aggrieved governors of the party also known as the G5.
The Chairman of Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Kalabari Se-Ikpangi, Asikatams Edward claims a private security group identified as the ‘Amama Soldiers’ and formed by former Niger Delta Agitator, Asari Dokubo was engaged by the federal government under former President, Muhammadu Buhari to ensure security in certain parts of the country.
An employee of Eko Hotel in Lagos, Mary Kekwaru, has been commended and rewarded for returning a substantial sum of $70,000 to a customer who had forgotten it in the hotel.
The Ikwerre Local Government Council in Rivers State is set to unveil a mass transit system for residents in the council to ease the high cost of transportation following a new increase in the price of petrol.
Some stakeholders have criticised the planned distribution of eight-thousand naira as palliative for the removal of fuel subsidy to twelve million poor households within 6 months.
Former Spokesman and Retired Deputy Comptroller of Customs, Kebbi State Command, Joseph Attah says the fuel subsidy removal has “greatly’’ helped to reduce the smuggling of petrol in the country.
The National Publicity Secretary of the Labour Party, Obiora Ifoh has clarified a statement by the party’s National Chairman, Julius Abure alleging that the All Progressives Congress, APC is secretly preparing for an election rerun following a petition before the election petition tribunal challenging its victory in the 2023 Presidential election.
The President of the Rivers Entrepreneurs and Investors Forum, Ibifiri Bobmanuel, has identified a factor responsible for low foreign investment in Rivers State and the Niger Delta and proposes effective measures to overcome this obstacle.
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 more details emerge in the forged result case between Mmesoma Ejikeme and the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, callers on Nigeria Info’s Sunny Side have shared their thoughts on the matter.
The National President, of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Ambali Olatunji says NULGE’s call for a salary increase is due to unsavory economic reality in the country.
The Chairman, Financial Services Trade Group, Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, (PHCCIMA), Amb. Clement Akanibo has suggested ways President Tinubu’s administration can regulate prices in the country to benefit vulnerable Nigerians in the aftermath of the newly signed Executive Order on taxation.
Security analyst Efe Wanogho in a recent analysis shed light on President Bola Tinubu’s recent appointment of security chiefs.
Energy consultant Kennedy Osuji has called for a reevaluation of the scheduled July 1st implementation of the proposed 40 per cent electricity tariff hike in Nigeria.
A public affairs analyst Olalekan Ige has shed light on what is expected of the Department of State Services (DSS) in the wake of the suspension of Abdulrasheed Bawa, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
In the wake of the suspension of Abdulrasheed Bawa, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nigerians have expressed a wide range of opinions.
A recent conversation on Nigeria Info’s Sunny Side with Denise Dennis-Worlu has highlighted the different perspectives of a cross-section of Nigerians on the recently signed student loan bill.
A recent bill signed into law by Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu to provide students of tertiary institutions loans at interest-free rates has got Nigerians reacting.
The National President of the Association of Senior Staff of Banks Insurance and Financial Institutions, ASSBIFI, Olusoji Oluwole has reacted to the suspension of the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele.
The National Investment Secretary of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Austen Sado, has said “There is nothing like subsidy”, describing it as a “massive fraud”.
President Bola Tinubu's comment during his inauguration, stating his administration's intention to discontinue subsidy for petroleum products, has left many Nigerians unsettled.
In policy communication, exactness is essential to ensure that the intended message and intentions are delivered effectively.
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers State has dismissed reports of a court ruling sacking some executive members of the party.
The Rivers State Chairman, Petroleum Retailers Association of Nigeria, PETROAN, Francis Dimkpa says the hike in fuel price after President Tinubu’s subsidy removal comment is due to panic buying.
Local vigilante group, ONELGA Security Peace and Advisory Committee, OSPAC, has denied any human rights violation in a recent raid in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area.
Some Rivers residents have shared their expectations from the incoming administration respectively as the swearing-in inauguration for President-Elect and Governors-Elects takes place across the country today, May 29th, 2023.
In a recent discussion on Nigeria Info's health programme - Mind, Body, and Soul with Constance Iroele-Mega, family health and lifestyle physicians Dr. Akpevwe Orlu and Dr. Chimdimma Chiawa shed light on the manifold benefits of exercise.
The Urban Drivers Welfare Association in Rivers State has reacted to the resumption of the Rivers State Task Force on Street Trading and Illegal Motor Parks.
The hounding and harassment of businesses in Rivers State have exacerbated the issue of joblessness in the region, according to Ibifiri Bobmanuel, President of the Rivers Entrepreneurs and Investors Forum.
The National Investment Secretary of ASUU and a lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt Dr. Austen Sado has warned that the migration of 128,770 Nigerian students to the United Kingdom in seven years is unnatural and dangerous.
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Dr. Paulina Dariah has highlighted the importance of raising awareness about endometriosis to foster a better understanding of its symptoms and the profound impact it can have on women's lives.
A traditional leader from Etche Community, Chief Loveday Okere has dismissed reports of rising insecurity in Etche Local Government Area.
As the world marks International Day of the Family, Media Consultant, Micheal Jada has condemned the use of minors as domestic helpers in Nigeria.
The Chairman, Emohua Local Government Area, Dr Chidi Lloyd says the local government is being invaded by Fulani herdsmen.
Gender Advocate Chimamaka Ijeawele has warned against the harmful effects of parentification on boys.
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.
The debate about competence and politics in appointing political officers has resurfaced as Nigeria prepares for a new government come May 29.
In Nigeria, assault is a criminal offence, irrespective of the persons involved. This means that anyone who assaults a police officer, soldier, or any other uniformed personnel can be charged with assault, just like anyone who assaults a civilian.
Lawyer C.A.J. Chinwo has raised concerns about the pension scheme for political office holders in Nigeria, highlighting the lack of economic contribution from former leaders.
The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, recently sought the National Assembly's approval for an $800 million palliative loan, which has attracted mixed reactions from various quarters.
The Rivers State Police Command has urged citizens to report any officer without name tags on their uniform.
Many Nigerians are marking #NYSC at 50, sharing throwback photos from their service year on social media to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the program.
The Director General of Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NHSA, Engineer Clement Onyeazo Nze says its delegation was not welcomed by the Rivers state government during a 2022 flood assessment visit to states in the South-South.
The Coordinator, Rivers State Pensioners Association, Lucky Ati says he is confident the incoming administration will improve the welfare of civil servants in the state.
Mental Health Physician, Dr. Precious Anuonyeh, has shed light on the reasons why women in some sub-Saharan African countries, like Nigeria, are more prone to depression than men.
Sitting on non-ergonomic chairs is a serious occupational health hazard that many workers face on a daily basis.
Child immunisation is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions that can help to reduce the incidence and mortality of vaccine-preventable diseases in Nigeria.
Dental surgeon, Dr. Lucky Ofomola has warned about the potential risks of oral sex in relation to mouth cancer.
A recent discussion on Nigeria Info’s Sunny Side sparked a debate on whether it is appropriate for a boss to ask an apprentice to do house chores.
The National Emergency Management Agency of Nigeria, NEMA, says measures are ongoing to ensure the safe evacuation of Nigerians from war-ravaged Sudan.
The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP in Rivers State, Senator Magnus Abe says the relocation of the Rivers governorship petition tribunal from Port Harcourt to Abuja will address the security concerns of opposition parties in the 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 Nigerian government recently announced plans to increase the salaries of civil servants in the country by forty percent as a consequential allowance to reduce the impact of subsidy removal in June 2023.
The announcement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Aisha 'Binani' Dahiru as the winner of the Adamawa State supplementary election has been met with controversy.
Being inundated with reoccurring strikes, mostly embarked on by government agencies is a norm for many Nigerians who bear the brunt.
The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC says any attempt by the Federal Government to increase the price of premium motor spirit, PMS as an offshoot of a planned subsidy removal will be heavily resisted.
The Deputy National Secretary of the Labour Party, Prince Kennedy Ahanotu says the internal disagreements plaguing the national leadership of the party is a sponsored attempt by opposition parties to hijack the Labour Party.
Nigerians seem to be caught in the web of a debate following a recent bill by the House of Representatives, that proposes a mandatory five years service for medical practitioners trained in Nigeria before being issued licenses to practice fully.
The brain drain phenomenon has been a significant challenge for Nigeria and many other African nations for several decades.
The issue of brain drain in the Nigerian healthcare sector has been a cause for concern for many years.
The recent announcement of the Nigerian government securing an $800 million World Bank facility for fuel subsidy palliatives has sparked mixed reactions from citizens.
Public Health Physician, Dr. Ebere Onyeije, believes that poverty and misguided religious beliefs are contributing to the health issues that plague Nigeria.
Economist and former Commissioner, Energy and Natural Resources in Rivers State, Peter Medee has fingered constitutional bottlenecks as a factor responsible for the fall in foreign direct investment, FDI, in Rivers State.
The Social Democratic Party, SDP, Governorship candidate in Rivers State, Senator Magnus Abe has confirmed the party is in motion to challenge the outcome of the March 18, governorship election in the state, however, Senator Abe says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is yet to grant him access to the documents needed to file his case at the election petition tribunal.
The All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State has dismissed reports that its governorship candidate, Tonye Cole was on his way to the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Rivers State to inspect election materials.
The Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers state, Sydney Gbara says the infrastructural achievements of Governor Wike’s administration are enough testament to gain the party victory in the 2023 governorship election.
The dumping of open sacrifices in some public places in parts of Port Harcourt is slowly becoming a norm.
The outcome of the February 25, Presidential election in Nigeria, is still hotly debated one month after.
Associate Professor of Public Law, Barrister Ritchard Wokocha has explained the grounds for appeal for election petitions.
The Spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Council in Rivers State, Leloonu Nwibubasa has denied any wrongdoing following an arrest order by the Rivers state government.
The Media and Communications Officer, YIAGA Africa, Moshood Isah says there was a significant improvement in the conduct of Saturday’s governorship and state houses of assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC compared to the February 25, Presidential elections.
The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, on Tuesday put out a tweet which affirmed that there were “delays and technical faults,” in the February 25 presidential election, but believes it was “an improvement on previous polls.”
“You may go out without a penny in your pocket, and kick a bucket full of tomatoes.”
Former Chairperson of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC in Rivers state, Beatrice Itubo has berated a recent approval by the Rivers state government to employ 10,000 youths into the civil service as well as promote civil servants in the state.
Former Rivers Labour Party Chairman, Deinye Pepple says the now dissolved state structure of the party dumped its governorship candidate, Beatrice Itubo because she lacked the capacity to emerge victorious in the forthcoming governorship elections in the state.
The People Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers State has denied allegations that its members hijacked the voting process in some polling units in the state during the just concluded 2023 Presidential election.
Information technology expert, Tombari Sibe, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to carry out a “proper technical inquest” into the challenges of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, BVAS, during the February 25 elections.
International Mother Language Day is an annual celebration observed worldwide on February 21 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and to raise awareness of the importance of preserving and promoting mother languages.
Lecturer and analyst, Dr Prince Eze, has said the 2023 elections would be different from other elections in Nigeria due to the level of political awareness.
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP is confident the party will emerge victorious in the forthcoming 2023 presidential elections.
The National Spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Council, Kola Ologbodiyan says the Naira redesign policy is a making of the All Progressive Congress, APC, and the Federal Government against the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.
Callers on Nigeria Info’s Sunny Side have shared their thoughts on the third edition of the Rivers State Governorship Debate which was held in Port Harcourt on Sunday, February 19, 2023.
The First Deputy National President, Association of Senior Staff of Banks Insurance and Financial Institutions, ASSBIFI, Nike Joseph, has called for the arrest and investigation of Point of Sales, POS operators who claim to have bought the new naira notes from banks.
The First Deputy National President, Association of Senior Staff of Banks Insurance and Financial Institutions, ASSBIFI, Nike Joseph has dismissed speculations that banks might embark on a strike following attacks on its facilities in some parts of the country.
Associate Professor of Public Law, Ritchard Wokocha, has said commercial banks are in a “dilemma”, following the Supreme Court’s ruling and President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast on the Naira notes situation.
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.
Information Technology consultant, Dowell Mirin, has revealed that Nigeria needs “a massive network infrastructure” to effectively run a cashless policy and eliminate unnecessary network interruptions.
A first-class Master's student of the University of Port Harcourt was found dead in his off-campus residence a few days ago.
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.
Former Spokesperson of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Anabs Sara-Igbe has expressed displeasure over the role of the Rivers state police command in dealing with recent pockets of pre-election violence across the state.
The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Rivers state chapter says the Christian body would not be supporting the same religion ticket for the sake of justice.
National President Association of Senior Staff of Banks Insurance, and Financial Institutions, Olusoji Olawole has condemned attacks on banks in some parts of the country.
Callers on Nigeria Info’s Sunny Side have shared their thoughts on how Nigerians handle the naira notes.
INEC PRO in Rivers State, Geraldine Ekelemu, says the mock accreditation exercise carried out across the country on Saturday, February 4, 2023, was necessary for both the commission and eligible voters.
The spokesperson for Atiku/Okowa Campaign Council in Rivers state, Dr Leloonu Nwibubasa has denied claims that the campaign council and the All Progressives Congress, APC in the state planned to share the same venue for a campaign rally.
The 2022 Transparency International (TI) Corruption Perceptions Index had Nigeria placed at 150 out of 180 countries, but the federal government said it is not bothered, saying it is fighting corruption the best way it knows how to.
An uncompleted two-storey building collapsed at the weekend in Mbodo Community, Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers state.
How do you teach your child to handle losing? This was the question Constance Mega posed to Nigeria Info Sunny Side listeners.
Callers on Nigeria Info Hard Facts have shared their thoughts on the Rivers State governor’s recent call for protest votes against the PDP Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday at an event in Abuja said any action taken against anyone who undermines the nation’s democracy is right and justified.
More Nigerians lament the short circulation of the new naira notes across the country and how it is affecting their businesses and daily activities.
The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC in Rivers state, Beatrice Itubo has condemned the current hike in petrol pump prices in Rivers state.
Imagine seeing people’s academic and career achievements displayed every time you open social media.
An APC Chieftain and member of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Tony Okocha has accused the party’s leadership in Rivers state of not campaigning for its Presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The Deputy Director, Strategy Management Department, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Emenike Chimene Eleonu says it is illegal to reject the old naira note before its February 1st.
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers state has denied it is responsible for recent political attacks on opposition parties in the state.
The federal government has stepped up COVID surveillance for international travellers months after withdrawing travel protocols.
A caller on Nigeria Info’s Sunny Side has narrated how he chose another candidate over his elder brother who was contesting for a seat at the House of Assembly.
Should Manual labour fit into today's education system?
Five candidates have been selected in an online poll for the Rivers state governorship debate 2023.
The truth of the matter is that fuel may never return to 165 naira per litre except something miraculous happens, says Chairman, Petroleum Retail Outlets Association of Nigeria, PETROAN in Rivers State, Francis Dimkpa.
“Rather than use the campaign ground to sell themselves, they use it to cast aspersions.”
Three teenage girls have been found after they were reported missing by their families in Port Harcourt at different times.
The Chairman, Rumuwoji Community Development Committee, CDC in Port Harcourt City Local Government Area in Rivers State, Ike Wigodo has refuted a statement by the Rivers State Police Command following a January 19, attack at the Rivers APC campaign rally in the state.
An online video of a pastor reportedly sending out a bridal train from the church over indecent dressing has got Nigerians reacting.
Financial Analyst, Ahmad Umar, has faulted the Central Bank of Nigeria for not ensuring the new series of the N200, N500, and N1000 notes are in wide circulation.
Rivers State Commissioner for Education, Prof. Chinedu Mmom, has said it is “not out of place” for students in public schools to clean and get the school environment ready for learning as schools resume.
The Rivers APC Governorship Campaign Council Spokesperson, Mr Sogbeye Eli has described the current political atmosphere in Rivers state as tragic.
The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Public Affairs, Ajuri Ngelale says it is misinformation and falsehood to say terrorists still control parts of Northern Nigeria.
The British High Commission in Lagos state says the United Kingdom is committed to supporting Nigeria achieve a free, peaceful and credible electoral process in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
The Public Relations Officer of the Eastern District of the Nigeria Railway Corporation, NRC, Dr. Onyedikachi Onovo, has said adequate notice was given to occupants of demolished properties in parts of Port Harcourt.
An annual carnival organised by the Rivers state government, known as CARNIRIV is generating conversations amongst Rivers residents.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has denied claims that the commission plans to use privately owned hotels as Registration Area Centres, RACs.
Public affairs analyst Gift Worlu has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for simplifying the Permanent Voter Card collection process in Rivers State, but says it could be better.
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.
The 4th of January 2023 commemorated the 30th observance of Ogoni Day, a day the Ogonis in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria set aside for the remembrance of their agitations against environmental degradation and marginalization.
Who is more responsible for the formative development of teens; schools or parents?
Anxiety as Nigerians anticipates announcement from the five aggrieved governors of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP also known as the G5 group, on who they will be supporting in the forthcoming Presidential elections.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has explained why it issued a directive for candidates who have biometric challenges during the 2023 UTME registration to come to its headquarters in Abuja.
“If I had like 900 million in my account I would have been bothered.”
The availability of the new naira notes has been a concern for many Nigerians, this is as the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN fixes January 30, 2023, as the deadline for the phasing out of the old naira notes.
Economic Expert and CEO Sytiamo Technology Limited, Michael Ogbaa says the possibility that the CBN may extend its deadline for the phasing out of the old naira note is high.
A more recent conversation for most Nigerians has been about building successful relationships. This is hinged on a seeming increase in divorce cases; with some couples citing infidelity as the reason for their separation.
A caller is worried about the implementation of a proposed salary increase at the sub-national levels of government.
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, is considering the expulsion of the five aggrieved governors of the party, as well as the dissolution of the party’s structures in their states, following alleged anti-party activities.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, BVAS, is unbeatable.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has clarified that its officials do not stop vehicles on the road to search phones, in a bid to catch ‘Yahoo’ boys.
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.
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