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    Osarolube Equals Paul Obelley’s Record In NNPC … Appointed MD KRPC

    Eleme born Engr. Ezekiel Osarolube has been appointed as Managing Director, Kaduna Refining and Petrochemicals Company Limited. His appointed followed massive shake-up at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as about 20 senior personnel of the oil firm and its subsidiaries have been redeployed. Engr. Osarolube who until his appointment was the Senior Technical Assistant to the Group Managing Director (GMD) of NNPC on Refineries at the NNPC Towers, Abuja would be the second Eleme indigene to occupy the enviable position after Engr. Paul Obelley who also served as the Managing Director of Warri Refining and Petrochemical Company, (WRPC) in over 50years since the siting of Nigeria’s premier and fourth…

  • Local News

    Governor Wike Signs Four Bills Into Law

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has assented to four key bills passed by the State House of Assembly for the good governance of the State. The bills signed into law by the Rivers State Governor include:   Rivers State Multi-Door Courthouse  Law(No 2 of 2019), Rivers State Arbitration  Law (No 3 of 2019), Rivers State Pension Reform Law (No 4 of 2019) and Rivers State College of Health Sciences and Management Technology Law (No. 5 of 2019). Governor Wike said that the (No 3 of 2019), Rivers State Pension Reform Law (No 4 of 2019) will help in resolving  the challenges  generated  by the Contributory  Pension scheme. He said that…

  • Education,  Local News

    Eleme Language Centre To Launch Eleme Counting System

    The President of Eleme Language Centre, Chief Osaro Ollorwi has disclosed that the Eleme Counting System will soon be officially launched in order to enhance counting in Eleme Language. Ollorwi made the disclosure when he inaugurated a five man committee to plan the official launching of the Eleme Counting System. He also disclosed that once the counting system is launched, it would be enforced in schools operating in Eleme. According to him, the essence is to encourage the speaking of Eleme language which he said is going into extinction. Hear him: “This book, ‘Eleme Counting System’ was published to enhance the development of Eleme Language Counting. We have been able…

  • Education,  Local News

    Govt. Warns Against Illegal Fees In Schools

    Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry-Banigo has said government will take stern disciplinary measures against managers of public schools, who impose illegal levies on the students and parents in Rivers State. Dr. Banigo who stated this during the Prize Giving Day and Valedictory Thanksgiving Service of Emarid College Igwuruta, Port Harcourt expressed Government’s determination to partner with the private sector to improve the quality of education in the state. “This is why when we see the private sector working diligently to improve education we are pleased to partner with such institutions to strive for excellence” she stressed. She said the Governor Nyesom Wike-led Administration is determined to fill…

  • National News,  Politics

    APC NWC Appoints Hon. Victor Giadom Acting National Secretary

    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed Hon. Victor Giadom as the Party’s acting National Secretary, pending when Yobe State nominates a replacement for the former National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, who is the Governor-elect of Yobe State, its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, said in a statement. Before the appointment, Hon. Giadom was the Party’s Deputy National Secretary.

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    Former Super Eagles Stars Laud Governor Wike For His Investments In Sports

    Prominent Former Nigerian Internationals have praised Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for promoting sports for the empowerment of youths in the state. In an interview with journalists at the Government House Port Harcourt on Friday night,  they called on Governor Wike to sustain the investment in sports. Former Nigerian Winger, Finidi George said that he was impressed  by the results attained by Governor Wike in the area of sports. Finidi George said: “His first four years have  been great in many aspects. He is always promoting sports.  We can see what he has done at the  Madrid academy and we are looking forward to him  doing more in his…

  • Local News

    Wike Felicitates With Muslims On Sallah

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has felicitated with the Muslim Community on the celebration of the Id-el-Fitr. A statement issued by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media said the Governor in his Sallah Message congratulated all Muslims for successfully completing this year’s Ramadan Fast. He said, Governor Wike urged the Muslim Community to pray for the unity and peace of the nation as they celebrate. The governor further called on the Muslim faithful to use the Id-el-Fitr celebrations to re-dedicate themselves to the ideals of peace, security and friendship. The Governor assured that the State Government and security agencies have put in place security…

  • Local News

    Youths Lament Insecurity In Odido Land

    Youths drawn from the four clans of Ebubu, Onne, Ekporo and Eteo that make up Odido axis in Eleme Local Government Area have resolved to tackle the rising insecurity in the area. The youths under the aegis of Odido Youth Forum who came up with the resolution at the end of a one-day workshop held at Ekara Town Hall, Onne decried the rising insecurity in the communities in Odido regretting that it is chasing away people and investors. They also observed that the high rate of unemployment amongst youths in the area has become an issue of great concern for the people. In a welcome address presented by Chanwi-Chu Obarinee,…

  • National News

    Presidential Panel Recommends Establishment of State Police, Buhari Gives Approval

    The Presidential Panel on SARS reforms has called for the establishment of state and local government police adding that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendations. This was contained in the statement by the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission and Chairman Presidential Panel on SARS Reform, Anthony Ojukwu. According to the report, submitted on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the President also approved the dismissal of 37 police officers as recommended by the Rights Commission. The Panel, according to Ojukwu, received 113 complaints on alleged human rights violations from across the country and 22 memoranda on suggestions on how to reform and restructure SARS and the Nigeria Police…

  • Education,  Local News

    Children’s Day: Mrs. Okparaji Donates To Orphanage

    Wife of Chairman of Eleme Local Government Council, Mrs. Elera Okparaji has donated various food stuffs to Poor of Love Crucified Missionaries Orphanage Home, Aleto Eleme. The gesture was to mark this year’s Children’s Day for the inmates. The chairman’s wife was accompanied by her aides and other women Speaking during the visit, Mrs. Elera Okparaji said the essence of the visit was to give the less privilege children some sense of belonging and to ensure that they are not left out in the children’s day celebration. According to her, “There are children who need love and care yet it is not given to them and that is the reason…