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Chief Victor Giadom

APC chieftain canvasses for new members in Rivers

Mr Victor Giadom, former Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called for the registration of more members into the party in Rivers.

2023: Senator Okorocha calls for new political group

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.

Rivers APC: Appeal Court’s judgment in our favour – faction

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.
PORT HARCOURT: The Caretaker Committee Chairman of a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Hon. Igo Aguma has petitioned the Acting Chairman of the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party, Mai Bala Buni, urging him to set up an independent committee to tackle the issues of factionalisation of the party in the state.

Appeal Court sacks Igo Aguma as Rivers APC’s acting chairman

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.
Magnus Abe

Rivers: Senator Abe attacks minister over APC caretaker committees

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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

2023: Rivers APC swears in excos, vows to take over state

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.

Fuel hike: President Buhari pushing Nigerians against their will – PDP

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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Rivers APC felicitates inaugurated national caretaker committee

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.
In 2016 while inspecting ongoing projects in the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike said his administration had built over 200 roads and bridges in the state.

Governor Wike lobbying to join APC – party leaders

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).
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC NWC suspends Rivers congress over court order

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended its planned Congresses for Rivers state billed to commence Tuesday.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyole Sowore not involved in Rivers APC pact with AAC

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.
Lanre Issa-Onilu

PDP blackmailing Supreme Court – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday accused the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of making frantic efforts to blackmail the Supreme Court over the exclusion of APC candidates from the just concluded elections in Rivers state.

Rivers elections: Why Rotimi Amaechi led APC faction adopted AAC candidate

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

Tonye Cole: We stopped Nyesom Wike from ‘concocting’ election results in Rivers

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.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

We’re ready for Saturday’s elections – INEC chairman

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.

INEC leaves out Rivers APC candidates from list

The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the list of governorship and State House of Assembly candidates in Rivers State with the absence of candidates of the All Progressives Congress in the state.

Election: INEC delists Rivers APC candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has excluded the names of the ruling All Progressives Congress senatorial candidate from the National Assembly election candidates list.

Afenifere: President Buhari encouraging under-age voting

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.
Tonye Cole

Tonye Cole’s convoy kills two women in Rivers

Tragedy struck ob Friday as the convoy of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, hit and killed two women in Abua, Abua/Odual Local Government Area of the state.

APC: We’ve not decided on Imo, Rivers governorship candidates yet

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.
Magnus Abe

Magnus Abe excited as Supreme Court nullifies Rivers’ APC congresses

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.
APC Nigeria Supporters

APC: Supreme Court didn’t set aside Rivers congresses, primaries

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 eulogise Osun governor for identifying with them

Clerics in the State of Osun has commended the state Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, for identifying with the christian communities during Covid-19 surge.
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, on Wednesday, nullified the seven-year jail sentence handed a former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh.

Olisa Metuh: We must address issues behind IPOB agitations

The former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has said there is need to address the issues that gave rise to the agitations by the Indegenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

CDHR: Shoot-on-sight order will only have meaning if soldiers march into forests

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WHO: End to pandemic not likely in 2021

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Suspected gunmen stab woman to death in Ekiti

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Gombe governor sets up committee to assess damages arising from Billiri crisis

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.