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Killings in Rivers: Group Call for State Of Emergency

A group known as Vanguard for Justice, Equity and Strategy has commended the INEC for carrying forward the date of the planned Rivers re-run election as a result of incessant killings of people in the state. Speaking in a seminar on Youth violence in Port Harcourt over the weekend, the vice President of the group,…

Rivers Rerun: APC Blames PDP For Postponement

The postponement of the July 30 rerun election in Rivers State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has been blamed on the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. According to the Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, it received the news of the rescheduling with mixed feelings, adding that their instinctive response is that…

Rivers Rerun: INEC Plans To Rig For APC—Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmud Yakubu, of taking actions that are inimical to credible rerun elections in the state by his alleged secret meeting with the Rivers State APC chairman, Davies Ikanya and Senator Magnus Abe on July 19, 2016. Addressing…

Wike Installed Insecurity Architecture in Rivers—APC

Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, said its attention has been drawn to a statement by Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday expressing shock that there is a “plot to reverse the gains made by the state in the promotion of security of lives and property through the re-posting of compromised police officers…

Our Criticism Of Wike’s Borrowing Bazaar Justified—APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has declared that the immediate past administration of Rotimi Amaechi, never frittered away N3 trillion in eight years as being claimed by the present Commissioner for Information and Communication in the state, Austin Tam-George. The opposition party in a statement signed by its spokesman, Senibo Chris Finebone…

Wike Plans To Use N9b Loan For Rivers Rerun—APC

The Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has alleged that the state governor is planning to use the N9 billion he asked for to prosecute the July 30 rerun in Rivers. The opposition party in the state, in a statement signed by its Chairman, Davies Ikanya, therefore condemned what it called “unconscionable and…

RSUST To Get State-Of-The-Art Teaching Hospital

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration will establish a state-of-the-art Teaching Hospital to support the College of Medical Sciences set up for the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, RSUST. Addressing journalists at the Old Site of the University of Port Harcourt Teaching on Thursday, Wike said that the…