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Senate revisits bill to establish National Assembly budget office

The Senate on Thursday reintroduced a bill seeking to establish the National Assembly Budget and Research Office (NABRO).
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Intensify security on waterways – Senate tells security agencies

The Senate on Thursday charged security agencies to step up their surveillance on the Bonny-Port-Harcourt waterways.

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, Nigerian Army disagree over plot to kidnap Rivers REC

As tension continues to mount in Rivers State ahead of Saturday’s polls, Governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that there are plans to kidnap the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to create an excuse for postponing the polls.

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.
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: Why Rivers‘ll vote out APC

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari spent his failed time in government struggling to generate security crisis in Rivers because he was not interested in the growth of the state.

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.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC: 45 withdrawals made from NLNG dividends account in 19 years

There were more revelations Thursday as the Senate Committee on Gas investigating the alleged $1.05 billion withdrawn from the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation dividends in the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas was told that over 45 withdrawals were made from the NLNG dividend account with the Central Bank of Nigeria since 1999.
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).

Senate to investigate Rivers court invasion

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to investigate the invasion of a High Court in Rivers state.

Rivers PDP releases timetable for local council primary elections

Rivers chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday released timetable for the party’s 2018 local government primary elections.

Governor Wike: I’ll sign death warrant of convicted cultists without looking back

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Thursday vowed to sign the death warrant of cultists convicted to have killed people during their operation without hesitation or looking back.

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APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants NEMA to extend relief assistance to Kogi flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.
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Experts attribute inflation rate rise to border closure

Financial experts on Wednesday attributed rise in inflation rate for the month of September to border closure and the new minimum wage.

Gunmen kill policeman, injure school principal in Edo

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMalam Mohammed, on Wednesday confirmed the death of a police sergeant, Yusuf Igoche, in a gun duel with armed robbers on Lagos-Benin Expressway on Tuesday.