Governors of Southern States of Nigeria, under the aegis of Southern Governors Forum, SGF have resolved to support the position that the collection of Value Added Tax, VAT falls within the powers of the States contrary to the current practice as done by the Federal Inland Revenue Services. The resolution by the Southern Governors Forum […]

The Burial programme of the late Princess Esther Ere Samuel Bongilli, Nee Alabomaipirima Owhonda who died at the age of 88 has been made public by the families. A Statement  jointly signed by the Head of Soikramari family, Kio Clement Bestman, Eze G.E. Johnson, Ibiba Young Reider Bestman, Tonye Samuel Bongili co-mourner and Reverend Tamunoene […]

A Bill to stop practices which forbid women from sharing in family property has been presented before the Rivers State House of Assembly for consideration. Presenting the Bill on the floor of the House, the member representing Obio/Akpor State Constituency Two, Michael Chinda explained that the purpose of the Bill was to check discrimination against […]

An earthquake in China’s Southwestern Province of Sichuan has left at least three people dead and sixty injured yesterday. Local authorities put the quake at six-point zero magnitude, while the US Geological Survey put it at five point four magnitudes on an eight point scale. According to USGS, the quake hit in the early hours […]

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya has said that Commanders will be held responsible for attacks on Military facilities. General Yahaya also urged the Commanders to ensure that troops maintain a “State Constant alertness and Vigilance at all times to avoid any surprise attack by the adversary”. The Chief of Army Staff who […]

A University Don, Professor Okey Onuchukwu has advised the Federal Government not to borrow more money for recurrent expenditure but for capital projects. Professor Onuchukwu of the Department of Economics, University of Port Harcourt in an interview with our reporter, Sylverline Nweke observed that most of the monies borrowed in the past were not expended […]

An Indonesian court has ordered President Joko Widodo and other senior government officials to improve the hazardous air quality of the capital Jakarta after finding them guilty of environmental negligence in a civil Lawsuit. The citizen lawsuit was filed in 2019 against the President, the Minister of Health, Environment, and Home Affairs, as well as […]

The Senator representing Borno South Senator Alo Ndume on Thursday expressed worry over the rate at which President Buhari’s Government is increasing the nation’s debt burden, particularly when there is little or nothing to show for the loans. Senator Ndume also faulted the Senate for rushing to approve these loan requests, noting that some loan […]

The Port Harcourt Mega Event Programme sponsored by SMACHIN GLOBAL holds on Saturday at the Atrium Event Centre, Stadium Road, Port Harcourt at ten O’clock in the morning. According to the organizers, the Programme will feature Awards, Raffle Draws and recognition, while the Founders Charlie Chin, Partner/Chief Executive Officer, David Xi and the General Manager […]

Today is International Day of Democracy, a day set aside by the United Nations through a consensus resolution in November 8, 2007. Therefore, September 15 every year is being celebrated as International Day of Democracy, it was first celebrated in 2008. Our Reporter Nnenda Miller in an interview with a Retired Civil Servant, Tonye Janewari, […]

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