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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Rivers APC: We did not give pre-conditions for peace

The Chuibike Amaechi-led Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has denied given Governor Nyesom Wike pre-conditions for accepting the olive branch he offered during his broadcast.

Rivers APC makes peace with Wike

Members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state on Monday laid down their swords and pledged support for success of Governor Nyesom Wike-led government.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Senate summons IGP Adamu over kidnappings, banditry

The senate has summoned Mohammed Adamu, acting inspector-general of police (IGP), over the activities of kidnappers and armed bandits across the country.

Senators reject bill seeking to phase out petrol cars

Senators on Wednesday rejected a bill aiming to phase out petrol vehicles and introduce electric cars in the country in 2035.

Senate resumes, adjourns over inability to form quorum

The lawmakers were scheduled to resume on February 19 but the resumption was postponed to 26th as a result of the change of date of the elections.
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Senate adjourns over inability to form quorum

The Senate could not garner enough number to hold plenary on Tuesday. The Senate therefore adjourned its plenary till another legislative day.
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Senate adjourns in honour of soldiers killed by Boko Haram

The Senate on Thursday suspended legislative duties and adjourned sitting until Tuesday in honour of 44 soldiers killed by Boko Haram terrorists in Borno last weekend.
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PDP loses Rivers senator to APC

The Senator representing Rivers West, Osinakachukwu Ideozu, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Senator Uchendu hails Rivers APC for adopting indirect primaries

Sen. Andrew Uchendu (APC) Rivers South-East Senatorial District, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers adopting indirect primaries would check duplication of political efforts and promote peaceful electoral process.

Senate leader: APC still majority with 52 senators

The All Progressives Congress (APC) still has a majority in the Senate with 52 lawmakers, the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has said.

Senator urges contractor to fast-track Port Harcourt airport re-modeling

The senator representing Rivers East district in the National Assembly, Senator Andrew Uchendu has called on the contractor handling the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt International Airport, to fast-tract the remodelling of the domestic terminal of the airport.

Senator Uchendu urges federal government to extend posthumous honour to Ken Saro-Wiwa, Obi Wali,...

The senator representing Rivers East, Andrew Uchendu, has urged the Federal Government to extend the posthumous honour conferred on Chief MKO Abiola to some indigenes of Rivers State who were murdered in the bid for the freedom of their people.

Senator Tejuosho: NYSC members to get health insurance in 2018 budget

Lanre Tejuosho, senator representing Ogun central, says health insurance for members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has been included in the 2018 budget.

Senator Uchendu urges Governor Wike to stop alleged attacks on him

The senator representing Rivers East senatorial district at the National Assembly, Chief Andrew Uchendu, has urged Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to stop alleged attacks on him.

APC constitutes 68-member convention committee

The All Progressives Congress has constituted a 68-member National Convention Committee.

Senator Uchendu: No crisis in Rivers APC

Sen. Andrew Uchendu, the Senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District of Rivers on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that there was no crisis rocking the party.

Senate begins probe of lawmakers who rejected election re-ordering

Senate Committee on Ethics and Public Petitions is set to begin investigation of 10 Senators who kicked against the chamber’s re-ordering of sequence of elections in 2019.

APC Senate caucus crisis over election timetable deepens

This followed the Senate’s resolution to query the lawmaker representing the Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, over his allegation that the general elections timetable revised by the National Assembly was targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Samuel Chukwueze in action in Villarreal loss against Espanyol

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Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.