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Tribunal: Rivers governorship poll credible – PDP campaign chief

The Director General of the Rivers State PDP Campaign Council, Ambassador Desmond Akawor, has declared that the 2019 Governorship Election held throughout Rivers State with Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike emerging victorious.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar demands probe of alleged secret burial of over 1, 000 soldiers

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called for a judicial inquiry into the alleged secret burial of over 1000 Nigerian soldiers killed by insurgents in northeastern Nigeria, particularly in Borno State.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

El-Zakzaky: IMN members using terror, violence to subvert justice – report

The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has decried the incessant protest being staged by members of the Islamic Movement in the Nigeria, IMN, over the detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shi’ites: We won’t stop marching on streets of Abuja

Members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) have vowed to continue their daily protest on the streets of the federal capital territory (FCT) until Ibrahim Zakzaky, their leader, is freed.

Rivers election: Nigeria Army incarcerated me for 11 days – Governor Wike’s aide

Special Adviser to the Rivers State Governor on Infrastructure, Otonye Briggs, yesterday, told the Justice Monima Danagogo-led Judicial Commission of Inquiry that the Nigerian Army incarcerated him for 11 days and denied him the right to perform his civic duty during the March 9 election.

Kajuru crisis: Justice Isa Aliyu heads commission of inquiry

The Kaduna State Government has established a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the incessant violent crises in Kajuru Local Government Area of 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.

Governor Wike: I’ll intensify development in my second term

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared that his second term will be another opportunity to further serve the people of Rivers state and intensify development across the state.

Governor Wike inaugurates commission of inquiry on election violence

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has inaugurated a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the violence, killings and other related matters which occurred during the February 23 and March 9 elections in the state.
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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Governor Dickson demands justice for slain PDP leader, government house photographer

Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, Thursday visited the family of late Seidougha Taridi, a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who was alleged to have been killed by men in Nigerian Army uniform during the last elections.

Kajuru killings: We lost more than 66 members – Fulani group

The number of Fulani killed during recent crisis that broke out in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State was more than 66, the Secretary-General of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), Dr. Ibrahim Abdullahi has said.

Experts link collapsed Rivers building to poor monitoring, fraud

Some startling revelations have been made on what could be responsible for the collapse of a 7-storey building in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on November 23, 2018 which killed about 19 people and left scores of others injured.
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.

Nyesom Wike: Blackmail can’t change termination of assets sale to Sahara Energy

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that no amount of blackmail and propaganda will alter the termination of sale of valued state assets to Sahara Energy Limited.

Rivers: Why sale of power plants, others to Sahara Energy was terminated

The Rivers State Government says it approved the termination of the share sale contract for 70 per cent equity of the state-owned power generation assets in line with recommendations of the White Paper on the Report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry for the Investigation of the past administration’s sale of Valued Assets of the state and other related matters.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers government terminates sale of state-owned power plants to Tonye Cole’s companies

The Rivers State Government has announced the termination of the share sale contract for the 70 per cent equity of the State Government-owned power generation assets held by First Independent Power Limited in Omoku, Afam, Trans-Amadi and Eleme Gas Turbines to NG Power-HPS Limited.

Femi Falana asks Nigerian Army to stop targeting Amnesty International

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it would make a case for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging the human rights group “is working hard to destabilise the country.”
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Rights group tells AGF Abubakar Malami to proscribe IMN or face court action

A pro-democracy and civil rights group, Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN), on Monday threatened legal action against the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, if he fails to proscribe and declare the Islamic Movement (IMN), a terrorist organization.

Bayelsa government to punish perpetrators of 2015 electoral violence

Bayelsa State Executive Council has vowed to ensure that sponsors and perpetrators of electoral violence in the state are made to face the full weight of the law.

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