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Bauchi elections: Governor Abubakar heads to court over INEC’s decision to resume collation of...

Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar has disclosed he is heading to court to challenge the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) decision to resume collation of results in the state ahead of supplementary elections declared in six states.

NCDC: 53 new cases of Lassa fever recorded in last seven days

The confirmed cases from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 472 as 53 new cases were reported for week 10.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Rivers supplementary elections: APC calls for redeployment of REC

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, has called on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to immediately redeploy Rivers State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Obo Effanga.

PDP expresses optimism at winning all supplementary polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday expressed confidence that it would win all the governorship supplementary elections scheduled for March 23.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the results of 16 constituencies and declared one inconclusive in the Bayelsa Assembly poll held on Saturday.

APC, PDP bicker over supplementary elections

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have both expressed the hope they would win the March 23 supplementary elections in six states as they continue to trade blames.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Rivers State, Obo Effanga

Rivers elections: I have no alliance with Governor Wike or any person – REC

The Rivers State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Obo Effanga, has dismissed claims in some quarters that he was hobnobbing with the State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: INEC’s decisions on Rivers, Bauchi elections illegal

The All Progressives Congress has faulted the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission on the initial inconclusive elections in Rivers and Bauchi States.
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.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

MASSOB accuses President Buhari of winning re-election through dubious, corrupt means

The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) at the weekend accused President Muhammadu Buhari of securing power in the just-concluded Presidential election in the country through dubious and corrupt means.
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Nigeria Prisons set to interview candidates for recruitment

The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS) is set to conduct an interviews for shortlisted candidates who applied for recruitment into the service from March 18 to March 23.

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.
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Institute relocates facilities to combat HIV/AIDS in Rivers

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) has resolved to move its Kano U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) operations to Rivers in a renewed effort to control HIV/AIDS in the oil rich state.

Victim of Rivers political violence dies seven days after gunshot

Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, who was shot at the collation centre in Bori, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, during the governorship and state assembly elections has died.
Olusegun Runsewe

NCAC chief Segun Runsewe applauds upbeats in culture, tourism

Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, has expressed immense joy with culture and tourism activities in Nigeria last year, promising to embark on culture evangelism tour of the 36 states of the federation very soon.

Rivers elections: PDP urges IGP to probe activities of policemen

The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, to set a panel of inquiry to probe the involvement of police officers in the March 9 Governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: PDP can lose in other states, not Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that no other party can win in the state except the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

INEC won’t conduct re-run in Bauchi, Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it won’t conduct a rerun election in Bauchi and Rivers states, insisting that the process earlier started will continue.

Bayelsa PDP, APC biker over Clark-led Elders group’s comments

The Bayelsa Chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) have bickered on recent comments of Chief Edwin Clark’s group on the outcome of the 2019 General Elections.

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Bauchi Governor briefs President Buhari on inconclusive election

The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, on Monday, briefed President Muhammadu Buhari over the inconclusive elections declared in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Suspected cultist, thief arraigned in Lagos

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General Airhiavbere: Don’t blame me for APC loss in Edo

A former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, General Charles Airhiavbere, has said that he should not be blamed for the party’s performance in the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Edo South senatorial district.