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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia and Anambra on Sunday marched round the major streets of Umuahia and Awka capital cities to protest against the Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked Chief Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo.

Ohanaeze asks Imo to accept Supreme Court verdict

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Monday called on the people of Imo State to accept in good faith the Supreme Court judgment that removed Emeka Ihedioha and brought in Hope Uzodinma as the governor of the state.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Rivers governor discloses who will succeed him in 2023

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said that he can only support the person who has the capacity to govern the State in the 2023 general elections.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and his wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike after he was honoured by the Ikwerre Ethnic Nationality with the conferment of the title- “Dike Oha Ikwerre ” in Port Harcourt on Saturday

Ikwerre indigenes honour Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and his wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike after he was honoured by the Ikwerre Ethnic Nationality with the conferment of the title: “Dike Oha Ikwerre” in Port Harcourt on Saturday

Four shot dead as cultists invade two Rivers communities

At least corpses of four persons have been deposited in the mortuary after gunmen believed to be members of cult groups invaded two communities, Omerelu and Ubima in Ikwerre Local Government Area shooting sporadically on Friday night.
The Chairman, Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Mr Victor Ihunwo, says his administration is determined to clamp down on street trading in the metropolis.

Port Harcourt City council to clamp down on street trading

The Chairman, Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Mr Victor Ihunwo, says his administration is determined to clamp down on street trading in the metropolis.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: No conspiracy can defeat Rivers PDP

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that there is no way the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could lose the governorship and state Houses Assembly elections because the people of the state are firmly with the party.

Rivers elections: Why Rotimi Amaechi led APC faction adopted AAC candidate

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
Former Vice President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday met with Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, ahead of Saturday’s national convention of the party.

2019: Atiku Abubakar, Nyesom Wike meet in Rivers ahead of PDP convention

Former Vice President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday met with Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, ahead of Saturday’s national convention of the party.

Benue killings: Governor Wike pays condolence visit to Samuel Ortom in Makurdi

Governor Nyesom Wike today led high power delegation on a condolence visit to Governor Samuel Ortom, his counterpart, in Makurdi, Benue State capital, on the killing of over 70 persons in by the rampaging Fulani Herdsmen.

2019: Governor Wike warns against voting for APC

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, said Nigeria under All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government has been dead since 2015 adding that supporting the ruling party to continue its rule come 2019 would be tantamount to digging the nation’s grave.

We will use Paris Club refund for execution of projects – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezebunwo Wike yesterday declared that his government will use the state’s share of the Paris Club Refund to execute projects.

Governor Wike seeks more fund for Niger Delta devt

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government must as a matter of urgency release funds for tackling issues of environmental degradation and security in the Niger Delta.

$1bn Boko Haram fund: Governor Wike demands special fund for Niger Delta

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has introduced a new dimension to the controversies over the $1 billion approved by the Nigeria Governors’ Forum for withdrawal by Federal Government from the excess crude account to fight Boko Haram insurgency.

APC youths recount Rotimi Amaechi’s achievements as Rivers’ governor

As friends and well-wishers celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the famous Supreme Court Judgment that proclaimed Mr Rotimi Amaechi the Governor of Rivers State in 2007, his feats are also being reckoned with.

Rivers govt buys N484 million SUVs for federal lawmakers

The Rivers State Government has bought new SUVs – Toyota Land Cruisers – worth hundreds of millions of naira for the 16 National Assembly members from the state, despite the fact that the state is owing retired civil servants their pensions and gratuities for over three years now.

PDP threatens to disqualify national chairmanship aspirants that bribe, induce delegates

National chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party have been warned against inducing delegates to the party’s national convention.

Anambra guber: PDP constitutes campaign committee

The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted a Campaign Committee for the Anambra State gubernatorial election scheduled for Nov. 18.

Gov. Wike assigns portfolios to 20 commissioners

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Wednesday assigned portfolios to commissioners in Rivers State.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China’s Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Saturday.

Huawei will stop producing Kirin chipsets on September 15

Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps uncovers abandoned power projects worth over N156 billion

The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

Biafra group warns Miyetti Allah against operating security outfit in South-east, South-south

The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 4

Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said in a statement that the decommissioning was due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas.

LAWMA arrests 13 cart pushers for environmental laws violation

Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.