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INEC To Conclude Rivers, Imo, Kogi, Kano Polls In July

The inconclusive elections held in Rivers, Kogi, Kano and Imo States will be wrapped up before the end of July 31, 2016, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has promised. A statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by INEC Director, Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, noted that the Commission is getting prepared to conclude…

Wike After My Life—Dakuku

….As he escapes assassination attempt Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside, says the governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike is after his life. In a statement issued Sunday night by his Special Assistant on Media, Sylvester Asoya, the NIMASA boss said the attempt on his life “not only terrifying, but also…

Wike Lacks Wisdom To Govern Rivers—Amaechi

Former Rivers State governor and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has accused his successor, Nyesom Wike, of lacking the political will and capacity to govern the state. Amaechi stated this on Sunday at an APC rally in Rumueme, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, ahead of the state and national assembly elections on Saturday. In a statement…

Arrest Wike And His Supporters Now–Rivers APC

The Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has called on relevant security agencies in Nigeria to investigate the introduction of violence into the politics of Rivers State by alleged prominent Ogboni member and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State, Nyesom Ezebunwo Wike. The party in a statement signed…

Buhari’s Emergence: A Quit Notice To Jonathan, PDP—Rivers APC

By Nwaorgu Faustinus The emergence of General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd.) as the presidential flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the 2015 general elections has been described as an unmistakable quit notice to President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Congratulating Buhari, who picked the APC ticket on Thursday at the APC…

God Forbids Wike Win 2014 Rivers Guber Poll–APC

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has come down hard on the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the State for producing controversial former Minister of State for Education, Nyesome Ezebunwo Wike, as the party’s flag-bearer for the 2015 gubernatorial election. Rivers APC, in a statement issued in Port Harcourt, based…