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    JOHNSON EMERE MBA NGEI’S OPEN LETTER TO THE GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE: A FALSEHOOD AND AN ATTEMPT TO CAUSE BREACH OF THE PEACE IN ELEME RE: DENIAL OF ELEME YOUTHS OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ON-GOING TURN AROUND MAINTENANCE IN PORT HARCOURT REFINING COMPANY (PHRC) BY PIVOT GIS LIMITED, AN ACTION FUELING BREACH OF THE PEACE AND INSECURITY IN THE AREA

    I refer to the above advertorial OPEN LETTER TO THE GOVERNOR OF RIVERS STATE on pages 24, 26 and 27 of Inside Eleme News Paper Vol. 1, No 384 ISSN: 2006 – 5434 of May 27 – June 03, 2019 dated April 27, 2019 and addressed to His Excellency, Chief (Barr) Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (CON) GSSRS Executive Governor of Rivers, Government House, Port Harcourt, through: The Executive Chairman, Eleme LGA and wish to respond on areas that either affects me as a person, as chairman of JCRC and JCRC Eleme Forum as a body. When we met with the management of Pivot GIS Limited (Technimont) and PHRC management on 20th…

  • Local News,  Politics

    Kamalu Emerges As Eleme First Finance Commissioner • As Wike insists on loyalty, competence for appointment

    Rivers State former Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Hon. Isaac Kamalu has been sworn in as Commissioner of Finance, Rivers State. The Eleme born Isaac Kamalu who was sworn in alongside the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, Chief of Staff, Government House, Engr. Chukwuemeka Woke, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr. Zaccheus Adango, would be the first Eleme indigene to be appointed as Commissioner of Finance Governor Wike at the occasion which took place at Government House, Port Harcourt reiterated that his second term appointments will be based on absolute loyalty, commitment to the vision of his administration and the capacity to deliver. He said:…

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    Nkpa Bags Merit Award

    Chief Jacob Nkpa, the traditional ruler of Ewika Community in Alode Clan of Eleme has bagged a Merit Award from the Rivers State Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) for ensuring that sports and young talents are groomed at the grassroots. The Merit Award which was presented to him at Landmark Hotels, Port Harcourt alongside other football executives was to appreciate him and also to urge him to put in more effort in breeding youths who have interest in football at the grassroots. Speaking in an interview, Chief Nkpa who expressed happiness over the award, said the award came as a surprise to him as he never thought his little…

  • Health,  Local News

    Wike Inaugurates Technical Committee To Address Soot

    In a move to resolve the soot challenge facing Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has inaugurated the Technical Committee for the implementation of the Recommendations of the Rivers State Government Report on Soot. Inaugurating the committee on Monday, Governor Wike directed the State Head of Service to also invite the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy and the Nigerian Police to participate in the implementation committee. Governor Wike said that his Administration is committed to addressing the environmental and health issues raised by the presence of soot. He said: “I have told the chairman of the Technical Committee to ensure that everybody gets the report for the committee to quickly act…

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    Local Govt. Audit: Inside Eleme Peeps Into Performance of Okparaji, Councilors

      Following the reprimand of local government chairmen in Rivers State by Governor Nyesom Wike for under-performance since assumption of office one year ago, the editorial team of Inside Eleme Newspaper will in its next edition publish the report of opinion poll and street interviews conducted across different strata of individuals in the 10 wards in Eleme Local Government Area on the performance of Philip Okparaji’s led administration since one year in office. Other elected officers to be assessed are the Vice Chairman of Council, Miss Grace Osaronu, Leader of the Eleme Legislative Assembly, Hon. Nyime Ngelale and other Councilors of the ten wards in Eleme Local Government Area. A…

  • Education,  Local News

    Children’s Day: FRSC Organizes Safety Precaution Program

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Eleme Unit Command has organized a programme tagged: ‘2019 Child Safety Campaign’ for school children in Eleme local government area as part of activities to commemorate this year’s Children’s Day Celebration. The event held at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary, Akpajo Eleme featured varieties such as Quiz and Dance Competition amongst participants drawn from 14 different Primary and Secondary Schools in Eleme Local Government area. Teachers and parents were also invited to cheer up their kids and wards. In a welcome address by the Unit Commander, FRSC, Eleme Unit Command, ACC Arinze Igwe, he said the theme of this year’s Global Road Safety Week is…

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    Prepaid Meters Underway In Eleme As PHEDC Embarks On Enumeration

    The recent assurance by the Federal Government through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) that effective metering of every electricity consumer in Nigeria would commence from May 2019 seems to start yielding results. This is promoted by the issuance of official permits to Meter Asset Providers (MAPs) of Ikeja, Benin and Port Harcourt Discos in accordance with Section 4(3) of the MAP regulations. According to NERC’s General Manager, Public Affairs, in Abuja, Dr. Usman Arab, permits are being granted to the MAPs that were successful in the procurements conducted by some Discos. He added that by virtue of Section 4(3) of the 2018 MAP regulations, all electricity distribution licensees are…

  • Local News,  Oil & Gas

    Indorama’s PAC Visits King Obele

    Members of the Projects Advisory Committee (PAC) of Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited have paid a courtesy call on the Acting King of Eleme Land, His Royal Majesty, King (Dr.) Philip Osaro Obele JP., the Oneh Eh Eleme XI. Chairman of Indorama Projects Advisory Committee, Hon. Nwosu Ngofa who led the delegation of PAC members to the palace of the king said they were in the palace to formally congratulate the king on his elevation to the enviable stool of Oneh Eh Eleme and to also pay homage and due respect and honour to the king as tradition demands. The PAC used the occasion to brief the king on their activities…

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    Local Govt. Audit Committee Was Set Up To Fast Track Development In Our LGAs – Banigo

    Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Ipalibo Harry Banigo says the purpose of setting up the Committee to investigate and audit the financial transactions of the 23 Local Government Councils is to reposition our Local Government Areas as the bastion of grassroots development and democratic dividends. The Deputy Governor stated this when the Committee met recently with Chairmen of the  23 Local Government Councils at the Government House in Port Harcourt. According to Dr. Banigo “the Local Government is the closest tier of Government to the People. His Excellency wants to be sure that monies that get to the Local Government are used in the overall interest of the people,…

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    Gokana LG Embarks On Victory March for Wike

    The people of Gokana Local Government Area in River State led by Speaker of Gokana Legislative Assembly, Hon. Samuel Barinemene Kpee has embarked on a victory march to celebrate the re-election of the Governor of Rivers State, His Excellence, Chief (Barr.) Nyesom Ezenwo Wike in the just concluded March 9th Election. Speaking with Inside Eleme Newspaper during the rally, Hon. Elder Samuel B. Kpee said that essence of the victory march is to celebrate the re-election of the River State Governor, Chief (Barr.) Nyesom Wike. Hear him: “Actually we are very much excited today to express the joy that our governor, Chief (Barr.) Nyesom Wike is re-elected as the Governor…