One of South America’s longest rivers is drying up, baffling experts
05 September 2021 | 2:54 pm
The Parana River, second in size only to the Amazon in South America, is suffering its worst low since 1941, with experts unsure as to whether this owes to its natural cycle or to climate change. The river is crucial for providing drinking water and irrigating farmland, generating electricity as well as for transporting goods to landlocked Paraguay and Bolivia.
11 Sep 2019
ALL Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has said the inability of the party to solve its internal wrangling and the refusal of the various interest groups in Rivers State to back down on their demands caused the party’s loss in the last general elections.
20 Sep 2019
A suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, has been arrested by the Rivers state Police Command.
28 Oct 2019
Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Rivers State chapter, on Thursday, grounded activities at the party’s national headquarters in Abuja, demanding the immediate expulsion of Senator Magnus Abe from the party.
21 Feb 2020
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has commended the Nigerian Immigration Service over its determination to ease the challenges confronted in getting passport.
27 Feb 2020
Twenty-four babies have been rescued from the hands of alleged child traffickers in Port Harcourt. The Rivers State Police Command says its men acting on intelligence also arrested four suspects during the raid.
5 Mar 2020
The commissioner for health in Rivers state has disclosed that there is no case of coronavirus in the state.
14 Apr 2020
Caverton failed to submit to mandatory health checks - Rivers
24 Apr 2020
Total lockdown in Rivers after residents disobeyed initial order
Wike demolishes hotel, bar violating lockdown orders in Rivers, Army kills 20 Boko Haram terrorists in Borno and more
10 May 2020
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8 Jul 2020
Police nab women trying to sell two weeks baby in Rivers
7 Aug 2020
Schools in Rivers State have recorded low turnout of students as schools resume for terminal classes.
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As the social affairs, youth, family, seniors and equality minister of Schleswig-Holstein, Aminata Toure has pledged to fight for more diversity in politics. She's the first Black member of a German state government.