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A debate is raging over the exclusion of Rivers State (as the only State so excluded), from recipients of the 66.5 billion  naira COVID-19 Responsive 2020 Budget Results Achievement Grant. This is a source of worry for two non-governmental organisation the Social Action and Rivers State Anti-Corruption Network, who described the move as an indication […]

Nursery and Primary schools are expected to reopen in Rivers State following a seven-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Education, Sir CHIDI ADIELE, had confirmed this last Monday in a statement on behalf of the Commissioner for Education, KANIYE EBEKU. In the meantime, the National Association of Private […]

The Presidency says residents of Rivers State and 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory have received the thirty thousand naira one-time grant for artisans, a component of the Survival Fund initiative. The presidency confirmed this in a post on its verified twitter page, noting that the other states which constitute the first set of […]

Rivers State Governor, NYESOM WIKE has frowned at the disobedience of COVID-19 protocols by some churches in the state. Governor WIKE warned that if this continued, the State government would have no option than to review the restriction on the number of people allowed to worship in churches. WIKE said this at the Saint Thomas […]