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APC to conduct fresh congresses in Rivers

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has announced the decision of the party to conduct fresh congresses in Rivers State.
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APC: Tonye Cole remains our Rivers governorship candidate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has restated that Mr. Tonye Cole, is still its governorship candidate for Rivers State, despite Supreme Court’s ruling in a case involving factional executives in the state.
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.

Rivers trains 25,000 job seekers to tackle unemployment

The Rivers State Government has begun the training of 25,000 job seekers on skills improvement to prepare them for employment opportunities, and link them up with potential employers.

2019: Rotimi Amaechi urges supporters to mobilise for APC victory

Amaechi, who made the call yesterday while speaking during a ward-to-ward sensitisation visit to communities in Ikwerre local government area of Rivers State, said, the only way to benefit from government was to elect good leaders.

2019: Rotimi Amaechi urges supporters to mobilise for victory

A former Governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has told his supporters to mobilise and register more voters for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure victory for the party in the 2019 general elections.

Gunmen kidnap 10 in Rivers

It was gathered that the victims were abducted, on Wednesday evening, by the gunmen in Akuku Toru Local Government Area of the state.
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Port Harcourt bubbles as NAFEST kicks off

The city of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has been thrown into a festive mood as the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) kicks off in the city.

Magnus Abe: No plans to dump APC

A senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has said he has no plans to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) contrary to reports in the media.

Flood: Yemi Osinbajo visits Bayelsa, Rivers

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday visited some Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, describing the current flood scourge in the state as a disaster of great proportions.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar

2019: Igbo group backs Atiku Abubakar over Peter Obi’s choice as running mate

The Igbo People’s Organisation, a pressure group of Igbo extraction, has thrown its weight behind the nomination of the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi as the running mate to Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

NAFDAC seals sachet water factory for producing near toilet, drainage

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has shut down some facilities involved in illegal production of sachet water in Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Rivers APC: We’ll appeal judgment on congresses, primaries

The Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that it would appeal the court judgment that nullified its congresses and primaries in the state.

Rivers APC primary: Chidi Wihioka urges party to provide level playing field for aspirants

Hon. Chidi Wihioka, member representing Ikwerre/Emuoha Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, has urged the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to provide a level playing field for aspirants in today’s governorship primaries.

Two killed in Rivers cult war

Suspected Icelander cult members, on Wednesday, invaded Omodu clan in Ubima, in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, killing two suspected Deygbam cult members.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

2019: Ikwerre women, groups declare support for Governor Wike

Market women, youth groups and commercial motorcyclists in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, have declared their ‘unflinching’ support for the re-election of Governor Nyesom Wike, citing his outstanding performance, as the reason for their endorsement.

2019: NGOs advocate Ijaw governor in Rivers

Rivers Conscience, a coalition of over 45 Non-Governmental Organisations in Rivers, on Monday renewed the call for a Rivers governor of Ijaw extraction in 2019.

Police in Rivers vow to come hard on politicians over ‘false accusations’ against anti-robbery...

The Command said the FSARS never accompanied the Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Ojukaiye Flag Amachree, to attack the factional APC Secretariat as alleged in various media reports by supporters of Senator Magnus Abe.

Hoodlums vandalize factional APC secretariat in Rivers

Hoodlums believed to be political thugs have vandalized factional Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State.

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The United States of America ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has said the recent visa ban to Nigerians will be reviewed, if certain conditions are met.

US envoy inaugurates emergency health operation facility in Bayelsa

The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
The Vice-President’s daughter, Kiki Osinbajo, has denied owning a property worth N800m in highbrow Wuse 2 area of Abuja.

VP Osinbajo’s daughter denies owning N800 million property

“It may be difficult for people like him to understand that a young woman can work hard and succeed on her own steam. Anyone can verify the ownership of the property of Glamd Africa at AGIS in Abuja. I am a tenant in the property. My landlord’s name is Musa Adams.”
The Benue State House of Assembly has been shut indefinitely to allow members and staff to undergo COVID-19 screening and treatment.

Benue Assembly suspends plenary for members to undergo coronavirus tests

The Benue House of Assembly has suspended its plenary sessions to allow lawmakers and members of staff to subject themselves to COVID-19 screening.

Benue university pro-chancellor, other staffers test positive for coronavirus

The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.

Pep Guardiola: Bernardo Silva’s bad form may be my fault

Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.