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Rivers APC makes peace with Wike

Members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state on Monday laid down their swords and pledged support for success of Governor Nyesom Wike-led government.

INEC declares Senator Sekibo winner of Rivers East Senatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Senator Thompson Sekibo of the Peoples Democratic Party as the winner of the Rivers East Senatorial Election.

Rivers elections: PDP wins all three senatorial districts

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the elections conducted in all three senatorial districts in Rivers State.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.
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.

Governor Wike: No conspiracy can defeat Rivers PDP

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that there is no way the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could lose the governorship and state Houses Assembly elections because the people of the state are firmly with the party.

INEC declares two senatorial, five House of Reps elections inconclusive in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Rivers State, has released the results of a senatorial district and eight National Assembly elections in Rivers State.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned that nobody will be allowed to manipulate elections in the state no matter how hard they try.

Governor Wike: Nobody will be allowed to manipulate Rivers elections

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned that nobody will be allowed to manipulate elections in the state no matter how hard they try.
Magnus Abe

NDDC Board dissolution: Senator Abe blames Rotimi Amaechi for Derek Mene’s sack

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has insisted that the struggle to enthrone equal rights and justice among members of the APC in Rivers State will continue no matter the threat and intimidation.
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.

Governor Wike: We’ll resist INEC’s plot to postpone elections in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the people of the state would resist a plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone Rivers 2019 general elections to allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) prepare.
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.

Election: Governor Wike urges Rivers people to vote Atiku Abubakar

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Friday called on Rivers people to vote overwhelmingly for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as he had the business and leadership acumen to create employment opportunities and revive Nigeria’s economy.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Elections: Why peace accord will not work – Governor Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the peace accord signed by the Presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, the All Progressives Congress and others, will not work.

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.

Rivers PDP moves to reconcile aggrieved members

As the countdown to the February 16, 2019 general election gets underway, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State has set up a Peace and Reconciliation Committee to reconcile all members who felt aggrieved following the outcome of the party’s primaries held in 2018.
Magnus Abe

Magnus Abe: Ogoni clean-up not just about degradation

The lawmaker representing Rivers East Senatorial District, Senator Magnus Abe, has said the cleanup of Ogoniland is not just about the exercise but a move at ensuring that the $170 million paid into Ogoni Trust Fund is not hijacked by power brokers.
Osinakachukwu Ideozu

PDP loses Rivers senator to APC

The Senator representing Rivers West, Osinakachukwu Ideozu, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Magnus Abe

Magnus Abe denies dumping APC

The senator representing Rivers East in the Senate has denied social media reports that he dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the opposition, People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Senator urges contractor to fast-track Port Harcourt airport re-modeling

The senator representing Rivers East district in the National Assembly, Senator Andrew Uchendu has called on the contractor handling the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt International Airport, to fast-tract the remodelling of the domestic terminal of the airport.

Senator Uchendu urges federal government to extend posthumous honour to Ken Saro-Wiwa, Obi Wali,...

The senator representing Rivers East, Andrew Uchendu, has urged the Federal Government to extend the posthumous honour conferred on Chief MKO Abiola to some indigenes of Rivers State who were murdered in the bid for the freedom of their people.

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Female corps member kidnap in Plateau

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Federal government pledges support for SMEs to grow

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in Abuja, reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to provide Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) with the needed support to grow.