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Senator Rochas Okorocha on Monday called for a new political alliance between good leaders of like minds in ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and lead opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), declaring there are bad people in both parties.
A former Rivers State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Wogu Boms, has disputed the claims that last Tuesday’s Court of Appeal judgment was against the factional caretaker committee of Rivers chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Senator Magnus Abe.
The Appeal Court, Abuja has set aside the June 2020 judgment of Justice George Omereji of the State High Court, Port Harcourt and sacked Igochukwu Aguma as Acting/Caretaker Committee Chairman of APC in Rivers.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and Magnus Abe, the former Senator representing Rivers South-East have renewed their battle for the control of Rivers chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC.
Speaking in Port Harcourt yesterday after the inauguration of other state party executives and the local government chairmen for the 23 LGAs in the state, the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Party, Isaac Abbot-Ogbobula, said that the decision of the party has brought to end all legal issues against the leadership of the party in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Monday flayed the Buhari Presidency for pushing Nigerians to the wall with “its arrogant display of insensitivity and total disregard to the demands by the citizens” to effect an immediate downward review in the pump price of fuel.
The Acting Chairman of All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Igo Aguma, on behalf of the party in the state has congratulated the National Caretaker and the extraordinary convention planning committee led by Malam Mai Mala Buni, Governor of Yobe State.
The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of desperately lobbying to join the APC, since the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to take over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyole Sowore, was never involved in the arrangement that saw the All Progressives Congress adopting the AAC for the last governorship election in Rivers State.
In a surprise twist, the Tonye Cole faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday announced that it has adopted Biokpomabo Awara contesting under the platform of African Action Congress, AAC, as its preferred candidate for the Saturday’s Rivers gubernatorial election
Tonye Dele Cole, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, has threatened to sue the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike and others over claim claims the he, alongside Prof Charles Dokubo-Quakers, Prince Tonye Princewill and other chieftains of the party were behind the killing of some persons in Abonnema in Akuku-Toru local government area of the state during the last National Assembly and presidential elections.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said the commission was now poised to deliver credible polls on February 23 after postponing last Saturday’s election because of logistics issues.
Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari is encouraging under-age voting by not signing the Electoral Act passed by the National Assembly into law.
The All Progressives Congress has said that those struggling to outdo themselves for the Imo State governorship ticket of the party should be patient as it has not decided on the candidate.
The Supreme Court on Monday overturned the ruling of the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division, which had earlier granted the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State the nod to conduct ward, local government and state-wide congresses.
The Publicity Secretary of Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC), Chris Finebone, said the Supreme Court did not set aside the party’s ward, local government and state congresses and the primaries.
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Clerics in the State of Osun has commended the state Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, for identifying with the christian communities during Covid-19 surge.
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Palpable fear enveloped Nova area in Adebayo Road, Ado-Ekiti, on Friday following the killing of a 45 -year old woman, Mrs Motunrayo Olajide, inside her home by unknown gunmen.
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Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has approved the constitution of a committee to assess damages done as a result of the crisis in Billiri local government area of the state.