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Rivers State Governor Says That Peer Review Of Projects Will Lead To Faster Development In The Region.

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the peer review of projects and programmes  between South-South and South-East States will lead to the faster development of the two regions.

 Speaking in Calabar on Wednesday  after his state visit  to Cross River State, Governor Wike said that peer review exposes governors to different techniques  of achieving development  for the good of their people.

He said: "We are all from one zone and from the PDP. From time to time, we encourage ourselves by visits to exchange ideas and to see how we can move the region forward.

"We also belong to the South-South and South-East Governors Forum where we agreed to work together economically  and politically in order to enhance inter-regional development."

Governor Wike expressed happiness with the quality of projects in Cross River State. He urged the governor  to sustain his tempo of projects delivery.

On environmental sanitation, Governor Wike said that though Rivers…

Governor Wike Declares That Perpetrators Of Ngboshimini Killings Will Be Brought To Book.

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the perpetrators of last Monday's killings at Ngbuoshimini will be brought to justice.

Speaking on Tuesday  when he led members of the State Security Council for an  on-the-spot assessment  of Ngbuoshimini community  where unknown gunmen   killed innocent persons at a market, Governor Wike said that security agencies have been empowered to fish out the culprits.
 He said: "This is most unfortunate.  Those involved in this dastardly act will not go scotfree. The security agencies have been empowered to go after them.

"Everybody should remain  calm as we are talking measures to ensure that our people are protected from such ugly attacks."

The governor stated that initial security  report indicate that it is a cult-related violence, wondering why perpetrators  would unleash mayhem on innocent persons.
He said that as part of measures to forestall  a recurrence, the administration will build a police station and …

Actress Caroline Danjuma Shares News About The Release Of Tagbo’s Autopsy Results.

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“The lord is good” – Caroline Danjuma Shares Happy Photo Following The Release Of Tagbo’s Autopsy.

Yesterday at the press conference where Lagos State Police Commissioner, Imohimi Edgal disclosed that Davido’s friend Tagbo Umeike died of Asphyxia (suffocation), he referred to Nollywood actress, Caroline Danjuma as the ‘fiancee’ of the deceased.
 Caroline was the one who broke the news of Tagbo’s death last week and insinuated Davido and his crew were lacklustre by dumping him at the General hospital.

Source : Gistreel.

The Wife of the Rivers State Governor Calls For The Empowerment Of Youths.

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The Wife of the Rivers State Governor, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike has called for the regular engagement of youths as a means of making them more productive  citizens.
 Speaking during a workshop  organised by Chevening Scholarship and British Council in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, Justice Nyesom-Wike said that investments in education  of youths will empower them to contribute  to societal development.

She said: "I have a lot of faith in the youth.  We are talking  of transforming Nigeria, that is the way we should go. My hope is  that we should reach out to younger people, especially those who are in school.

"An idle mind is the devil's workshop. We have a non governmental organisation, RivEthics , which moulds  the behaviour  of our youths to make them better citizens.

She regretted that most adults are not leading  lives that will serve as good examples  to youths.
The Rivers Governor's Wife noted that RivEthics  will outlive her stay in office because th…

"No Work No Pay" To Be Implemented By The Federal Government.

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The Federal Government announced at the Federal Executive Council meeting that it has started the process to implement ‘no work, no pay’ rule said to be captured in the Trade Disputes of the Federation.

Once enforced, any worker who embarks on industrial action will lose his or her pay for that period while the period of the strike will not be pensionable.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He said the decision formed part of the report of a technical committee established on April 27, 2016.

He said, “First and foremost, the report emphasised the need to implement the law on ‘no work, no pay.’ The ‘no work, no pay’ is not a rule, neither is it a policy. It is a law captured on Trade Disputes Act of Federation.

“Section 43 to be precise says that workers have a right to disengage from…