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The chase to catch Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, Nigeria’s Minister for Transportation, and immediate past governor of Rivers State, for an exclusive interview was like a chase of the wind. We first sought audience through David Iyofor, Amaechi’s Media Aide, who unfortunately, showed no enthusiasm in our request. Like storm chasers
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Immediate past governor of Rivers State and current Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has rejected his nomination for an award by current Governor, Nyesom Wike. Amaechi, who spoke late on Friday, described the award as a “poisoned chalice”.In a statement by his media office, Amaechi, who said he got knowledge of
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Dakuku Adol Peterside is one story you can never exhaust in a single piece. An enigma, an intellectual force and a high achiever, Dr. Peterside has served in various capacities, both within and outside the political circles of Rivers State. He remains a prominent figure and a recurrent character in matters of the state.In his early thirties
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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may have settled to field a candidate from the Rivers South East senatorial district for the 2019 governorship election. The Neighbourhood has it in good authority that the national leadership of the party came to the decision over what a senior member of the opposition said was for strateguic reasons. However
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The Rivers at 50 Wrestling finale was held at the Sharks Stadium in Port Harcourt  on Tuesday when traditional wrestlers from different local government areas competed for honours.The finalists, who slugged it out in four groups, displayed their strength, discipline and understanding of traditional wrestling.Amongst the dignitaries who
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Thursday, 06 April 2017 08:41


May 27th, Rivers state will be 50. It is the year of jubilee. Life truly moves at such a dizzying pace. Fifty years is a good time to count and recount and I have seen plenty on display. Everyone is adding his or her piece to the puzzle.The stories of the agitation and creation of Rivers state; the narratives of history; the cadences of
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