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Nigerian Army to conduct range classification exercise in Bayelsa, Rivers

The headquarters of 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Yenagoa, says all units under its command will be conducting the 2019 Annual Range Classification Exercise from Saturday 15th of June to Sunday the 14th July 2019 at Elele Barracks Shooting Range.
NDDC Managing Director, Prof. Nelson Brambaifa visits Eze Blessing Wagor in Ikwere

NDDC to complete power projects in Rivers communities

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it will soon complete ongoing pilot power projects built for communities in Rivers.

Igbo presidency: Peter Obi’s comment very sad, cheap – Chibuike Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has lashed out at vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, for saying that he (Amaechi) was not politically relevant to discuss whether Igbo should have the presidency in 2023 or not.

Police kill one notorious criminal in Rivers

The Police in Rivers state on Tuesday said that they have killed a notorious criminal in the state, ThankGod Nwandiko (a.k.a Commander Buky).
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike sacks commissioner

The governor directed the sacked commissioner to submit all government documents and property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary in the ministry.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Governor Wike recalls suspended council chiefs

They are heads of Okrika, Emohua, Abua/Odual, Degema, Khana, Gokana, Ahoada East, Ikwerre, Eleme, Andoni, Omuma and Ogu/Bolo Local Government Areas.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike gets Rivers Assembly’s approval to suspend 12 council chiefs

Rivers State House of Assembly, on Tuesday approved the suspension of 12 council chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Chukwuemeka Eze: Why Governor Wike sacked 12 council chiefs, 15 PDP chairmen

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed reasons behind the sacking of 12 Local Government Chairmen by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike immediately after the governorship and State Assembly elections.
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 suspends 12 council chairmen

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Thursday announced the suspension of 12 Local Government Council chairmen for insubordination.

Police flush out 60 suspected kidnappers, robbers from Rivers

The Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit (IGPMU), Abuja, has flushed out 60 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers from Rivers State.

INEC promises transparency on Rivers poll, rules out fresh exercise

In line with its earlier promise, the ¸Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that it would conclude the collation of the Rivers State governorship election between April 2 and 5, this week.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with INEC National Commissioner supervising Bayelsa, Edo and Rivers State, Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu during the stakeholders meeting on the resumption of electoral activities for the completion of outstanding 2019 General Elections in Rivers State on Saturday

INEC: No fresh elections in Rivers

Against the backdrop of the recent suspension of the 2019 governorship election in Rivers State, halfway through the process, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Saturday in Port Harcourt that no fresh elections would be held in the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike exchanging pleasantries with INEC National Commissioner supervising Bayelsa, Edo and Rivers State, Mrs May Agbamuche-Mbu during the stakeholders meeting on the resumption of electoral activities for the completion of outstanding 2019 General Elections in Rivers State on Saturday

Rivers elections: INEC releases names 17 local councils already collated

The ongoing stakeholders’ meeting convened by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to resume votes count for the March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Rivers State has suffered major hiccup following a walk-out by the presumed winner of the governorship election, Biokpomabo Awara, of the African Action Congress, AAC.

Police kill two kidnap suspects, arrest two, rescue medical doctor

Men of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Monitoring Unit in Rivers State, have shot dead two suspected kidnappers and rescued a medical doctor identified as Samuel.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Rivers PDP tells IGP to probe SARS commander’s involvement in poll infractions

The Rivers State Chairman of PDP Felix Obuah, while addressing journalists Sunday in Port Harcourt, said one of the victims of the alleged attack by SARS operatives, Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, has died while several others who were critically wounded are battling for their lives in hospitals.

Rivers elections: PDP to provide evidence on attempt to ‘assassinate’ Governor Wike

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State has welcomed and commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Yusuf Tukur Buratai for inaugurating the Major-General TA Gagariga’s led Committee to probe allegations of misconduct, including the assassination attempt on Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike by soldiers during the 2019 general elections.
national assembly abuja

Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.
African Action Congress AAC

Rivers elections: AAC wins in Rotimi Amaechi’s local government

The African Action Congress won Saturday’s governorship election in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the party’s main backer Rotimi Amaechi.

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Titan Trust Bank sets for retail banking in Nigeria

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President Buhari mourns passing of Senator Gawama

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.

Consulate to protest continued killing of Nigerians in South Africa

The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.