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Bayelsa government alleges plot to stop Muhammadu Buhari from commissioning Bayelsa airport

The Bayelsa State Government said it has uncovered a ‘sinister plot’ by chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the state to prevent President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the Bayelsa International Cargo/ Passenger Airport.
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Tonye Princewill tasks international community over Tonye Cole’s alleged assassination attempt

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Rivers State, Tonye Princewill, has condemned the recent alleged assassination attempt on the party’s governorship candidate for the 2019 poll, Tonye Cole.

Two students, woman drown in Bonny River

A boat mishap has claimed the lives of two students and an aged woman in the stormy Bonny-Bodo River, in Rivers State.
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2019: Buhari Campaign Organisation to embark on ward-to-ward mobilisation in Bayelsa

The Buhari Campaign Organisation and Empowerment (BCO) in Bayelsa says plan is underway to embark on ward-to-ward mobilisation for the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: Davies Ikanya urges politicians to shun campaign of calumny, hate speech

Politicians have been urged to dwell more in selling themselves and their party manifestoes, and avoid campaign of calumny and hate speech during campaigns.
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.

3,000 undergo recruitment into Rivers Neighborhood Watch

The Rivers State Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency (RIVNESCA) has commenced the final process of recruiting 3,000 personnel, following the directive of Governor Nyesom Wike.
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2019: SDP candidate urges Nigerians not to monetize their votes

Precious Elekima, Social Democratic Party governorship candidate in Rivers on Monday urged Nigerians not to monetise their rights to vote in 2019 general elections.
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2019: Group urges Igbos to vote massively

President of United Igbo Community, a socio-cultural organization, has urged Igbos to vote massively during the 2019 general elections to enable enjoy favourable business environment.

NiMet predicts partly cloudy, sunny, hazy weather for Tuesday

NiMet’s Weather Outlook on Monday in Abuja predicted sunny condition over the central cities throughout the forecast period with day and night temperatures in the range of 29 to 35 and 13 to 27 degrees Celsius respectively.

Shell: How we’ve supported infrastructure growth in Rivers

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says out of the over N41billion disbursed for community projects in Niger Delta, about N15billion went to Rivers State under the Global Memorandum of Understanding.

Rotimi Amaechi: How Muhammadu Buhari stopped unnecessary borrowings for Nigeria’s rail projects

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Sunday said that in the course of executing the Warri-Itakpe Rail line, stations were built in the villages of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains.
President Buhari Launches APC Road Map for 2019 Campaign titled NEXT LEVEL in State House on 18th Nov 2018-6

Muhammadu Buhari: Nigerians, let’s move to the Next Level

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday launched his 2019 electioneering campaign yesterday in a grand style, presenting a document called the ‘Next Level,” of where he wants to take Nigerians.
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Cleric: Use PVCs, not prayers to elect good leaders

Mr Akeem Idoniboye, Lead Pastor, Glorious Destiny Family Church, has advised Nigerians to fully participate in the 2019 polls, vote in servant-leaders and not only pray for good leaders to emerge.

Nyesom Wike eulogises mothers at funeral service

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has eulogised mothers for their contributions to the upbringing of outstanding children who enhance societal growth.

Taraba government to convert state airport to international

The Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku is set to convert the Danbaba Suntai Airport to an international airport, based on cargo lifting.

2019: Between Ease of Doing Business and Ease of Doing Fraud

A document in circulation, from the resolutions of a retreat in a foreign country by one of the parties makes no pretences about their plan to cause tension between various communities. They have dramatically begun actions to destroy the integrity of the election process.

UN: We’re interested in credible polls

The United Nations said they are committed to ensuring the credibility of 2019 general elections. The United Nations special representative of the Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas disclosed this yesterday.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Nyesom Wike: INEC lacks capacity to conduct credible polls

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lacks the capacity to conduct credible polls in 2019.

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Police vows to track down killers of DELSU student

The Police in Delta State has vowed to track down killers of the Delta State University (DELSU) student, Elizino Joshualia Ogege who was gruesomely murdered by persons suspected to be ritual killers.

Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.

Yahaya Bello promises N100 million reward for information on aide’s killers

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has promised a N100 million reward to anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of those that killed Malam Yusuf Adabenege, his Special Adviser on Culture and Tourism.

Kogi: Why we shut telecoms facilities

The Kogi state government on Wednesday countered the claims of the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) over the shutting down of facilities in the State, saying the action was based on court orders.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during Turkey's ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party’s provincial chairmen meeting at the party headquarters in Ankara on March 30, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan takes aim at George Soros over jailed Turkish philanthropist

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday accused George Soros of aiding a jailed Turkish philanthropist facing hugely controversial charges of seeking the overthrow of the government, describing the Hungary-born American billionaire as a "famous Hungarian Jew".