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Police in Rivers kill three murder suspects in a shoot-out

The Rivers Police command says it has shot dead three gunmen suspected to have killed Mr Nnafor Ogbu, the Ogale Eleme Youth President.

REC: INEC may shift Rivers polls if APC wins in court

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed what its next step would be if the All Progressive Congress (APC) win an appeal of the court judgement barring it from participating in the forthcoming elections in Rivers State.

INEC: Rivers elections will not be postponed

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised that it will conduct on schedule the elections slated for the February 16 and March 2 in Rivers State.

NBC transforms Enugu plant into logistics, distribution hub

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), the non-alcoholic beverage manufacturing giant and a member of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group, has transformed its Enugu plant into a hub for material handling and logistics for the region.

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

UNDB: We are targeting 3 million votes for President Buhari in Niger Delta

A pro Buhari group, the United Niger Delta for Buhari, UNDB, says that it is targeting about three million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in next month’s Presidential election.
Dakuku Peterside

Dakuku Peterside: Rivers APC candidates will be on the ballot

Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has expressed the optimism that candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State will be on the ballot in the forthcoming general election.

PDP holds fence-mending rally in Owerri

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has denied speculations that there is crisis within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the zone.

In the name of democracy

If you are a lover of competitive democracy, you must have been worried by the pronouncements and demeanour of Alhaji Lai Mohammed, minister of information, on Friday. Lai, speaking in a very bitter tone, told State House correspondents that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), could spend as much time as he wanted in the US but he would be quizzed on his return over his role in the collapse of Bank PHB

Dakuku Peterside: Rivers APC candidates will make the ballot

The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, said all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State will be on the ballot in the February and March general election.

INEC: Why we barred APC from fielding candidates in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has de-listed all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the upcoming general elections in Rivers State, barring them from contesting.

NiMet predicts sunny, dust hazy, partly cloudy weather for Saturday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted sunny, dust hazy and partly cloudy weather conditions over most parts of the country.

Police confirm kidnap of Governor Wike’s aide

The Police Command in Rivers has confirmed the kidnap of Dr. Anugbom Anuoha, the Special Adviser to Gov. Nyesom Wike on Lands and Survey by unknown gunmen in military uniform.

Governor Wike’s aide kidnapped in Port Harcourt

Armed hoodlums dressed in military combat uniform on Friday kidnapped Dr. Anugbom Onuoha, the Special Adviser to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Lands and Survey.
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Police commission to monitor policemen during elections

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said it will establish a team to monitor the conduct of policemen during the 2019 polls to ensure they are apolitical during the exercise.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

APC chieftain tasks Igbos on President Buhari’s re-election bid

Chief Egwu Chima, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, has urged the Igbos to support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Police hunt for couples who bought sisters stolen from Edo

Men of the Edo State Police Command have launched manhunt for the couples who bought two sisters stolen from Utese village in Ovia North East local government area.
From left: National Coordinator, Coalition of Buhari and Osinbajo Movements (COBOM), Comrade Austin Gabriel; Chairman of the occasion, Haruna Dawop; Mrs Mary Enpeyong who represented Sen. Godswill Akpabio; and National Secretary of Buhari Patriotic Movement, Shoyemi Adeniyi, during the inauguration of the new executive members of the group, in Abuja

Election: Group reveals why President Buhari deserves to be re-elected

The Coalition of Buhari/Osinbajo Movement (COBOM) says President Muhammadu Buhari deserves re-election because his administration is doing more with less resources.

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Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP: We reject APC’s idea of interim government

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has rejected the idea of an interim government “being mooted” by the minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, allegedly on behalf of the Buhari Presidency.

NCP: 13.5 million Nigerians out of school

National Chairman and Presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP) Dr Yunusa Tanko says that about 13.5 million Nigerians are out of school due to the lack of prompt attention to the educational system in the country.

Election: Centre cautions politicians against hate, dangerous speech

The centre noted some comments attributed to the Kano state APC chairman Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas and those of PDP chairman, Rogo local government area of the state as well as the NUTW chairman, Oshodi, Lagos state, describing the comments as real threat to the elections.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

Federal government fighting poverty step-by-step – minister

The Federal Government has said it is fighting poverty step-by-step and ameliorating the plight of the poor and vulnerable people across the country.

Election: APC thugs in VP Osinbajo convoy vandalised our campaign materials – PDP candidate

The senatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in the Ekiti Central senatorial district, Barrister Obafemi Adewale, has alleged that some hoodlums loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC), who allegedly followed the convoy of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, into the state on Monday vandalised his campaign materials and removed others.