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Governor Wike swears in newly elected council chairmen

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has sworn-in the 23 Local Government Council Chairmen elected during the June 16, 2018 council election conducted by the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC).

PDP wins Rivers local council polls

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won all the 23 chairmanship positions contested on Saturday in the local government area elections conducted by Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC.

Governor Wike, Dakuku Peterside disagree over Rivers council poll

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of Nigerian Maritme and Safety Agency, NIMASA, have sharply disagreed on the credibility of government elections conducted by the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) across the state on Saturday.

Governor Wike: Rivers council polls peaceful because of APC boycott

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has claimed that the non-participation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was resposible for the successful conduct of Saturday’s council elections in the state.

Rivers council polls: Governor Wike commends RSIEC on peaceful, orderly exercise

Physically excited by the conduct of the local government elections last Saturday, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, commended the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) for conducting credible Local Government Elections in the state.

Governor Wike shuns voting as apathy, calm mark Rivers council polls

Governor Nyesom Wike shunned casting his vote at his home Obio Akpor Ward 9, Unit 7, as apathy and calm marked Saturday’s council elections across Rivers State’s 23 local government areas, LGAs.

Lateness of officials, materials characterise Rivers council polls

Saturday’s councils elections in Rivers was characterised by late arrival of electoral officers and materials across the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Rivers local council elections commence peacefully

The conduct of elections into Local Government Councils in Rivers have commenced peacefully with accreditation of voters and voting taking place simultaneously.

Rivers council poll: RSIEC denies journalists accreditation, sell passes for N1, 000

The Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) has barred journalists from covering the state’s local government election today.

Rivers council polls: Governor Wike accuses APC of plotting violence

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the State Government has intelligence that a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has armed political thugs to disrupt the June 16, Local Government elections in the state.

Rivers council polls: We will not participate in illegality – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers says it will not participate in the alleged illegality of the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission’s (RSIEC) proposed conduct of Local Government Councils Elections on June 16, 2018.

Rivers council polls: Governor Wike sets draft timetable for new RSIEC

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has set a tentative timetable to guide the new Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC, in the conduct of local government elections amidst litigations on the state of councils in the state.

Rivers Assembly passes N510bn 2018 Appropriation Bill into law

The Rivers State House of Assembly has passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill, christened ‘Budget of Consolidation’ into law.

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