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FUBARA APPOINTS ODILI, AMIESIMAKA INTO RECONSTITUTED STATE VARSITY GOVERNING COUNCILS

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  FUBARA APPOINTS ODILI, AMIESIMAKA INTO RECONSTITUTED STATE VARSITY GOVERNING COUNCILS Rivers State governor, Siminalayi Fubara has reconstituted the governing councils of two tertiary institutions in the State; the Rivers State University and the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education. A statement signed by Dr. Tammy Wenike Danagogo, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), said governor Fubara appointed Hon. Justice Mary Odili (rtd) to be the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the governing council of the Rivers State University (RSU). Governor Fubara also appointed Barr. Mela Oforibika,  Chukwuma A.J. Chinwo, Esq., Adata Bio-Briggs, Esq., Dr. Jonathan Nimi Hart, Ngo Martins-Yellowe and Dr. Robinson N. Ewoh to serve as members. The governor also appointed Dr. Nancy Nwankwo, Dr. Igoni William-Park and Mr. Ogbugbu Samuel Barisua as members. For the Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, governor Fubara appointed Chief Adokiye Amiesemaka as the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman while

Breaking: Fuel scarcity hits Abuja as petroleum tanker drivers begin strike

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  Fuel scarcity hits Abuja as petroleum tanker drivers begin strike Many filling stations are currently closed in the Federal Capital Territory, leading to long queues by motorists at the few outlets that are dispensing Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol. Operators in the downstream oil sector confirmed that the development was due to the suspension of operations by the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, in fulfilment of their threat to down tools beginning today Monday. The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited filling station on Arab Road in Kubwa, Abuja, was closed on Monday morning. The Conoil filling station along the Zuba-Kubwa expressway had long queues. NNPCL retail outlet in the central business district of Abuja also had very long queues on Monday morning, as many other stations run by independent marketers closed shop due to the halt in the transportation of petroleum products by NARTO members. On Monday, The PUNCH reported that the Federal Gov

RIVERS POLICE ARREST HOSPITAL MANAGER OVER SURGERY FATALITY ON 24 YEARS OLD LADY

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 RIVERS POLICE ARREST HOSPITAL MANAGER OVER SURGERY FATALITY ON 24 YEARS OLD LADY Rivers State Police Command says it has arrested the manager of the Paragon Clinics and Imaging Diagnosis. The arrest followed the report of death of a first-class graduate of Micro Biology from Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State This former student, identified as Rebekah Sekidika, was admitted at this private health facility that is located along Stadium Road in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, for medical attention. The Rivers State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Grace Iringe-Koko confirmed the arrest of the manager and two other staff. Iringe-Koko explained that the arrest was part of an ongoing investigation of the reported death of Rebekah Sekidika. “Yes I can confirm that the manager has been arrested. We have also invited the doctor and one other person as part of our investigation. “The matter has been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intell

LATEST JOB VACANCIES YOU MAY APPLY

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 LATEST JOB VACANCIES YOU MAY APPLY  Job title: Front Desk Location: Abuja Employment type: Full time  SALARY: 80,000   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES We are looking for a reliable and personable Front Desk Personnel to undertake all receptionist and clerical duties at the front desk of our office. The ideal candidate will have a warm and welcoming demeanour, excellent communication skills, and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. REQUIREMENTS : -Minimum HND or Bsc degree. -Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office  Representative or similar role -Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) -Professional attitude and appearance -Excellent written and verbal communication skills -Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise -Ability to organize, multitask, and prioritize tasks effectively How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their cv to  jobroleconsulting@gmail.com using FRONT DESK  as the subject  Application Dea

RIVERS COURT RESTRAINS POLICE FROM TRANSFERRING DEFENDANTS IN SLAIN DPO TO ABUJA

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 RIVERS COURT RESTRAINS POLICE FROM TRANSFERRING DEFENDANTS IN SLAIN DPO TO ABUJA  The Nigerian police  is now restrained from re-arresting any defendant already standing trial in the murder charge over the killing of late Bako Angbashim, former DPO of Ahoada Divisional Police. A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, presided over by Justice Sika Aprioku, issued the restraining order. The order of court also restrained the Nigerian Police from taking any of the defendants already on trial, move or plan to move the case file of the murder case from Port Harcourt to the Abuja High Court. Justice Aprioku applauded the conduct of  the prosecution team of Nigeria Police and Rivers State Department of Public Prosecution led by C.F Amadi. They had both insisted, justice Aprioku noted, that only those whose cases have been established in the case file can be tried after amending the charges. The trial judge also said it was wrong that some defendants in the murder case are already

THERE WON'T BE FOOD IMPORTATION INTO NIGERIA - FG

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THERE WON'T BE FOOD IMPORTATION INTO NIGERIA - FG  Food importation would not be a part of the strategies to adopt in addressing the high costs of foodstuffs and the economic hardship experienced in Nigeria. This was one of the resolutions that was reached at the Thursday’s emergency meeting between  President Bola Tinubu, Vice President Kashim Shettima, and state governors at Aso Rock Villa, Abuja. The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris briefed newsmen after the meeting. He said importing food into would further hurt the economy of Nigeria that is struggling. He informed that a committee was set to clamp down on traders who are hoarding grains. The committee comprised the National Security Adviser, the Director-General of the Department of State Services, and the Inspector-General of Police   “In the interest of our country, there will be no need for food importation at this point.  "Nigeria has the potential to feed itself and even be a net expo

COURT RESTRAINS IG FROM ARRESTING NYCN CHAIRMAN, OTHERS

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  COURT RESTRAINS IG FROM ARRESTING NYCN CHAIRMAN, OTHERS  A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has granted an order of interim injunction restraining the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Olatunji Disu , from arresting the state Chairman of National Youth Council of Nigeria, Chijioke Ihunwo, and two others. The others are Happy Bennett and Jinjiri Bala. Also restrained by the order are Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Martin Amaewhule , their subordinates agents, provides, proxies and representatives. The court presided over by Justice G.O Ollor in an experte application filed by the applicants’ counsel, Damian Okoro, restrained the defendants from taking further steps in arresting, whisking away, detaining or infringing on the fundamental rights of the applicants pending the determination of the Originating applications. Justice Ollor also granted leave to Amb Ihunwo Chijioke, Happy Bennett and Jinjiri Ba