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Uche Secondus: Why President Buhari, INEC boss shifted collation, announcement of Rivers result

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has called out President Muhammadu Buhari, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, and the military chief for their central roles in a grand design to destroy Rivers state if they fail to have their way electorally.

Governor Wike: Rivers’ enemies bent on disrupting poll collation

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Wednesday said the enemies of the state were struggling to stop the collation and declaration of the governorship election.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: President Buhari must put a stop to militarisation of election process

Human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, on Wednesday challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the militarisation of the electoral process in the country.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: No one can handpick a governor for Rivers people

The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has said that no one can handpick a Governor for Rivers State.

Rotimi Amaechi: Expect speedy work on Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has said the ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line project would witness speedy execution following the return of the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) to site.

How PDP, INEC, security agencies ganged up against APC in Ebonyi – APC candidates

Twenty-four House of Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State, weekend accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of colluding with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies to compromise elections in the State.

Bayelsa PDP, APC biker over Clark-led Elders group’s comments

The Bayelsa Chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) have bickered on recent comments of Chief Edwin Clark’s group on the outcome of the 2019 General Elections.

Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge: Rotimi Amaechi pushes for completion of civil work before rainy season

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, on Friday charged the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) to work hard in order to complete civil before the start of the raining season.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

Committee to outline fresh policies for President Buhari’s second term begins work

A head of the formal inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, a committee to aid the administration deliver on fresh mandates and policy have been constituted and has commenced work.

Minister Amaechi apologises over suspension of Iju-Abeokuta free train ride

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday apologised to Nigerians over the suspension of the Iju-Abeokuta free train ride during the 2019 general elections.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari presides over FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
African Action Congress AAC

Rivers elections: AAC wins in Rotimi Amaechi’s local government

The African Action Congress won Saturday’s governorship election in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the party’s main backer Rotimi Amaechi.

Rotimi Amaechi: Rivers elections very peaceful

A former Governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has described the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the State as peaceful.

Rotimi Amaechi: Why Nyesom Wike is ‘crying’ over deployment of military for elections

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has cautioned people of Rivers State against voting for the state Governor, Nyesom Wike, because he was sponsoring several killings in the 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
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers government sets up committee on election violence victims

Rivers State government has set up a committee to identify those killed during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Abonnema, Akuku-Toru local government area of the state.
African Action Congress AAC

Rivers APC adopts AAC governorship candidate for Saturday’s poll

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has adopted the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress, Awara Biokpomabo, for the March 9th governorship election in the state.
African Action Congress AAC

Rivers election: Rotimi Amaechi backs AAC guber candidate

The leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State and the South-south zone, Rotimi Amaechi, has declared his support for the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Awara Biokpomabo.

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Lagos elections: APC wins Ibeju-Lekki supplementary polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency I, Mr Fatai Mojeed, winner of the supplementary election in the area.

Senator-elect Ifeanyi Ubah backs Ahmed Lawan for Senate President

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