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Magnus Abe

Senator Abe: Change in Nigeria’s democracy is still work in progress

The representative of Rivers Southeast Senatorial District in the Seventh and Eighth Senate, Magnus Abe, has stated that the process of change in Nigeria’s democracy is still work in progress.
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Wole Soyinka: Flight incident ‘a non-issue’

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, has broken his silence on the incident between him and an airline passenger describing it as a non-issue.
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: Let’s end divisive politics in Rivers

The Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has appealed for an end to divisive politics in the state.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme court fixes April 8, April 11 to hear 4 appeals in Rivers APC...

The Supreme Court on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the four appeals on Rivers State All Progressive Congress(APC) primary election, for nomination of candidates for 2019 general election, on till April 8 and 11.
Tonye Dele Cole

Tonye Cole calls for fresh governorship poll in Rivers

Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Tonye Cole on Friday called for fresh a governorship election.
Tonye Dele Cole

Tonye Cole: Ignore vituperations of defecting Akpo Yeeh in Rivers

The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Pastor Tonye Cole, has urged well-meaning Rivers indigenes to ignore the vituperations of deputy governorship candidate of African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers, Chief Akpo Yeeh, who resigned on Monday and joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Tonye Cole

Tonye Cole asks INEC apologise to Rivers people for suspending governorship polls

Tonye Cole, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State on Tuesday said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should apologise to the people of Rivers and the security agencies for suspending indefinitely the governorship election held on March 9 in the state.

IYC: Suspension of Rivers election targeted at frustrating Ijaws

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has alleged deliberate militarisation of Rivers state to prevent an Ijaw son from emerging winner of the governorship election in the state.
Tonye Dele Cole

Rivers elections: APC rejects suspension of electoral processes

The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Rivers state, Tonye Cole, has said that the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to suspend the announcement of election results in Rivers State was illegal and aimed to give Gov. Nyesom Wike a soft landing, saying the decision was not covered by the nation’s laws.

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
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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.

Rivers APC adopts APDA for governorship election

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has adopted the governorship candidate of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, Pastor Ezekiel Warigbani, for Saturday’s election.
Magnus Abe

Senator Abe urges Tonye Cole to stop blaming judiciary for his political woes

Senator Magnus Abe, the senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the Senate, has enjoined the sacked gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, to stop blaming the judiciary and Nigerian judges for the situation of the party in the state.
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APC: We ensured PDP did not allocate imaginary results in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State on Wednesday boasted that the outcome of the presidential election, was ‘a true victory’.
Tonye Dele Cole

Tonye Cole: We stopped Nyesom Wike from ‘concocting’ election results in Rivers

Tonye Dele Cole, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, has threatened to sue the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike and others over claim claims the he, alongside Prof Charles Dokubo-Quakers, Prince Tonye Princewill and other chieftains of the party were behind the killing of some persons in Abonnema in Akuku-Toru local government area of the state during the last National Assembly and presidential elections.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

APC warns INEC to enlist its candidates or risk repeating national assembly election in...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.

Polls postponement another opportunity for INEC to enlist Rivers APC in ballot – chieftain

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has said that the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections nationwide should present the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) another opportunity to enlist the party on the ballot paper.

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Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
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Moscow accuses US of ‘hunting’ Russians after Israel extradites suspect

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Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.