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Infrastructure: President Buhari has abandoned Rivers – lawmakers

Members of the National Assembly from Rivers State comprising Senators and parliamentarians in the House of Representatives have alleged of total abandonment of their State by the Muhammadu Buhari led federal government.

Minister pledges to work for better oil, gas sector

The newly inaugurated Minister of State, Petroleum, Mr Timipre Silva, has pledged his readiness to work with all to ensure a viable oil and gas sector.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

Illegal trading: Rivers governor sets up six mobile courts to try offenders

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has set up six mobile courts to mete out instant trial and judgement on traders and others trading and carrying out illegal activities at unauthorized places in the state.

Rivers lawmaker surprised over illegal oil bunkering, piracy despite JTF’s presence

A Rivers State House of Assembly member, Dumle Maol, has expressed surprise over illegal oil bunkering and privacy in spite of the presence of security operatives on Rivers coasts.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Rivers Assembly hails tribunal’s verdict on Governor Wike’s victory

Rivers State House of Assembly has expressed delight with the verdict of the governorship election tribunal, Port Harcourt, which dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate in the 2019 election, Biokpomabo Awara, against Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Governor Nyesom Wike and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Former Governor Sylva mocks Seriake Dickson’s airport in Bayelsa

A former Governor of Bayelsa State and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged Governor Seriake Dickson to always make use of the Bayelsa airport since he claimed the project had been completed.
Pictures 1 and 2- Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (2nd L) and Service Commanders during the submission of Arms surrendered by repentant criminals at the Government House Port Harcourt on Tuesday

Governor Wike: I will no longer grant amnesty to cultists

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will no longer grant amnesty to Cultists who turn in their arms because most them go back to crime after amnesty was granted.

Residents flee as oil pipeline explodes in Rivers

Thousands of residents of Konkon area of Oyigbo local area of Rivers State have fled their homes following a huge fire caused by pipeline explosion in the area.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike proclaiming the 9th Rivers State House of Assembly at the Assembly Complex, Port Harcourt on Monday.

Governor Wike proclaims 9th Rivers Assembly for legislative business

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has proclaimed the 9th Rivers State House of Assembly, urging the lawmakers to work for the development of their Constituencies and the state and strive to be decorous

Igbo presidency: Peter Obi’s comment very sad, cheap – Chibuike Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi, has lashed out at vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, for saying that he (Amaechi) was not politically relevant to discuss whether Igbo should have the presidency in 2023 or not.

SARS: Rivers PDP agent was a cultist, murdered by his friends not police

The Rivers State Commander of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Akin Fakorede, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), has maintained that policemen did not kill an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, during the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state as alleged.

Governor Dickson: Why I can’t sign Bayelsa lawmakers life pension bill

The Governor òf Bayelsa State, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has declined assent to the bill seeking pension for former lawmakers from Bayelsa State as proposed and passed by the Assembly
The only female member of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon. Victoria Nyeche, has said she abstained from voting in favour of the approval to suspend 12 local government council chairmen in the state because the list was incomplete

Rivers: Why I abstained from voting for local council chairmen suspension – lawmaker

The only female member of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon. Victoria Nyeche, has said she abstained from voting in favour of the approval to suspend 12 local government council chairmen in the state because the list was incomplete
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC fixes April 13 for Rivers supplementary election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday, April 13, 2019, to conduct supplementary elections in 467 polling units for the Rivers State House of Assembly.

Governor Wike’s commissioner, PDP lawmaker, others paraded in Rivers

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, has paraded Governor Nyesom Wike’s Commissioner for Urban Development and Physical Planning, Dr. Reason Onya; and the representative of Ahoada West constituency in Rivers House of Assembly, Nwanaka Okpokiri, for rigging last Saturday’s elections in the state.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: I owe Rotimi Amaechi no loyalty

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that his political relationship with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, began at the Rivers State House of Assembly where they met as contemporaries several years ago.

Elections: Atiku Abubakar asks Rotimi Amaechi to resign, return to PDP

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has asked the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, to return to the main opposition party.
Muhammadu Buhari

PDP: All corrupt politicians seeking presidential cover now on President Buhari campaign list

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council in Ekiti State has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to tell Nigerians the political history of those President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate on Monday to lead his re-election campaign, saying “the corrupt people who were looking for presidential cover are now the ones to tell Nigerians to re-elect President Buhari. Where lies his integrity?”

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