Name: The Tide
Location: Port Harcourt
First Issued 1971
Name Of Publisher: Rivers State Newspaper Corporation
The Tide is a Nigerian daily newspaper. It is one of Nigeria’s major newspapers and the most widely circulated newspaper published in Rivers State. Owned and funded by the state, The Tide began printing operations on 1 December 1971 and has a digital version.
On 20 July 2012, a fire broke out in the Tide Newspaper main building, damaging significant portions of the establishment including, General Manager’s office, Credit Control Unit, Administration General office and Board Room. Although no injuries or deaths were reported, many of the company’s equipments and staff documents were destroyed.