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Dumo Lulu Briggs, the governorship candidate of Accord Party in Rivers state has voted in Ward Four Unit One in Abonnema, Akuku-Toru local government area of the state.
In a surprise twist, the Tonye Cole faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday announced that it has adopted Biokpomabo Awara contesting under the platform of African Action Congress, AAC, as its preferred candidate for the Saturday’s Rivers gubernatorial election
Rivers State government has set up a committee to identify those killed during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Abonnema, Akuku-Toru local government area of the state.
As tension continues to mount in Rivers State ahead of Saturday’s polls, Governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that there are plans to kidnap the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to create an excuse for postponing the polls.
The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has adopted the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress, Awara Biokpomabo, for the March 9th governorship election in the state.
The leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State and the South-south zone, Rotimi Amaechi, has declared his support for the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Awara Biokpomabo.
Several families in Abonnema in Akuku Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State started fleeing their homes on Sunday over fear Nigerian Army could attack their town after gunmen killed two soldiers there on Saturday night.
The Peoples Democratic Party said it has noted the illegal occupation and provocative besiegement of PDP states in the South South, namely Bayelsa, Rivers, Delta, Akwa Ibom and Cross River States by the military ahead of the March 9, governorship and State Assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State on Wednesday boasted that the outcome of the presidential election, was ‘a true victory’.
Tonye Dele Cole, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, has threatened to sue the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike and others over claim claims the he, alongside Prof Charles Dokubo-Quakers, Prince Tonye Princewill and other chieftains of the party were behind the killing of some persons in Abonnema in Akuku-Toru local government area of the state during the last National Assembly and presidential elections.
The results from Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, where President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had 72,745 votes, have been officially recorded, the state collation officer, Aniefiok Essien, has indicated.
The People’s Democratic Party in Rivers State has accused the National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, and the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of elections in the state, DIG Lakanu, of mounting undue pressure on the Rivers State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Obo Efanga, to re-inject earlier rejected results from two local governments of the state.
Abonnema Community in Akuku Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State is now on lockdown by the Nigeria Army following the death of a soldier and six others in the community.
Three chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, including a former chairman of Andoni local government area of the state, were killed yesterday, following violence that erupted in Asarama, headquarters of Andoni local government area of the state.
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has expressed concerns that the U.S. and other global north countries may be bullying African countries in order to obstruct discussions on fossil fuel industry interference at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Shehu Abdullahi will miss Nigeria’s Group B clash against the Syli Nationale of Guinea on Wednesday at the Alexandria Stadium due to an hamstring injury.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has rejected the request by Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for permission to inspect a supposed central server, which they claimed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) used to transmit electronically, results of the last presidential election.
The Central Bank of Nigeria plans to create 10 million jobs in the next five years through investment support in agriculture and Manufacturing sector, in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s agenda of diversifying the Nigerian economy.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.
Three men, who allegedly stole five phones valued at N360,000 from students during their exams, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
A 39-year-old internet fraudster whose wife put to bed while he was in custody, Abada Bourdillon, was on Wednesday, sentenced to three months in prison after being found guilty of criminal impersonation.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has showered encomium on Ola Aina following the defender’s impressive performance in his side’s 1-0 win against Burundi in their AFCON 2019 Group B fixture on Saturday.
A nongovernmental organisation (NGO) has rallied advocated adoption of Open Government Partnership (OGP) by the various state governments to promote transparency in governance.