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Galamsey Danger

Government marks rivers and forest reserves as “Red Zones” for mining

Government has marked river bodies and forest reserves as "no go areas" for mining as it enhanced its resolve to ending galamsey. Mr...
Social Afforestation Organization

NGO plants 3000 trees along the banks of rivers at Atwima

The Ashan Tree Organisation (ATO), an NGO involved in afforestation is planting 3000 trees along the banks of rivers at Atwima, in the Atwima...
Roads Asphalt

Contractors urged to build roads professionally over Rivers

Μr Aaron Adᴜna, the Upper East Regional Director of the Water Resources Commission has urged road contractors to professionaly build roads on major rivers...

Where are the bees of Mognori?

In July this year, as I stood under the giant baobab tree on our farm in my home village of Mognori in the Bawku...

NAFEST Sponsorship 2018: NCAC, Rivers Hails Airtel

The National Council for Arts & Culture (NCAC) and the River State Government have commended leading telecommunications service provider, Airtel for its sponsorship of...

Citizens cautioned over throwing garbage into water bodies

Alhaji Abubakar Siddique Boniface, Minister for Inner Cities and Zongo Development, has asked residents along the Aboabo River in Kumasi to desist from throwing...

University of Mines trains small-scale miners

Three hundred and fifty (350) small-scale miners have been trained at the University of Mines and Technology in Tarkwa as part of the government’s...
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Protesters Storm Shell Flow Station in Rivers, Demand Better Jobs

Hundreds of protesters stormed a crude oil flow station owned by Shell Friday demanding better jobs and forcing staff to be airlifted out, community...

Rivers APC could be ruined by Ameachi, Abe crisis

A Chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank has warned that if nothing is done urgently to resolve the ongoing...

The Asaba Rivers Of Blood

This essay is about one of the most horrific events that has ever taken place in our history and one of the most graphic...

Galamsey: Cote d’Ivoire Unhappy With Ghana

The pollution of water bodies in the country through the activities of illegal miners is posing a threat to the quality of water in...

Southern Kaduna Crisis Master Mined By Buhari Opponents

If the truth must be told about the killing in Southern Kaduna, nothing can be more convincing than the proclamation by the Northern Nigeria...

How Will The Contest Of Anambra State’s 2017 Governorship Process Play out?

How will the contest of Anambra State’s 2017 governorship process play out? The predictions are gradually coming and expectedly, some are profound, some pedestrian....
Water Resources Commission

WRC’s Disaster Initiative Yields Positive Results

A Disaster Risk Management Project, initiated by the Water Resources Commission (WRC) and its partners in some disaster prone districts in the Northern, Upper...

Amnesty Boss Relocates To The Creeks

This might not be unconnected to the recent activities of the Niger Delta Avengers. The Amnesty Boss was sighted having interactions in Rivers, Delta and...
James Cook University/AFP / Matt Curnock The marine life on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland is under pressure from not only climate change, but farming run-off, development and the coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish

Rivers in England Now Carriageways for fish

It has transformed rivers, the equivalent distance of London to Rio and back, into super highways for fish, says the government's Environment Agency. ...

9 Vietnamese Students Downed In Tra Khuc River

Bodies of the nine victims, all sixth--graded students at a local school in the province, were retrieved from Tra Khuc river on Friday afternoon. The...

The Fate Of Rivers State After Wike

Nigerians are stunned to the bones about the near three-years of political genocide in River state. Port Harcourt, the once boisterous Garden City and...

Nigeria: Rivers Communities Moves Shell Case to the Supreme Court

Except an out-of-court settlement is reached between the parties, the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited with others, and people of Ejama-Ebubu in...

Shell Sued Second Time For Oil Spillage In Niger Delta

Two communities are claiming compensation and want Shell to clean up their land. Shell said it is at an "early stage" in reviewing the claims...
Wpid Pirates

Pirates in Nigeria seized vessel

The unidentified Russian was kidnapped together with a fellow crew member, a Nigerian, by the pirates who seized their MV BOURBON vessel early Wednesday,...

Sea Pirates Attack Maersk Merchant Ship

Briefing journalists on Sunday at Onne Sea Port, Rivers, Olusegun Soyemi, the Executive Officer of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder, said the vessel...

Akwa Ibom Elections: Saving The Image Of The Judiciary

By Joe Iniodu The Judiciary, once christened as the “hope of the common man” is now prostrate. It now lies before the public bereft of...

Melissa Rivers Scattered Takes Mothers Ashes With Her to Wyoming

Melissa Rivers scattered her mother Joan Rivers? ashes in a place which holds fond memories for their family. The 47-year-old actress told Entertainment Tonight...

Illegal miners warned to desist from practice

Non Governmental Organizations and Donor Agencies in the country have been urged to put pressure on illegal mining operations (galamsey) to curb their activities....

Twelve Nigerian states warned to guard against flooding

Nigerian authorities on Wednesday issued warning to a list of 12 states that might experience possible flash floods, river overflows and landslides in...

Nigeria?s Rivers State bans akpeteshie and dog meat

Rivers State government has banned the consumption of local gin popularly called Ogogoro, following the death of about 32 persons, 15 from Bonny Island and...

I Fougth An Unfavorable System, That Will Not Make Nigeria Grow – Amaechi

The Governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday revealed that he spent N105 billion fixing?federal roads in the state. Amaechi also said that...

We Never Release Voters? Registers To State Electoral Body – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Rivers state revealed on Friday that it did not release voters? registers to the State Independent Electoral...

Bayelsa Chief Judge Asked To Swear In Rivers Governor

? only Supreme Court can direct judicial officers, lawyers caution. The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN,...