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February, 2017

  • 27 February

    25 INEC Officials Severely Beaten, Hospitalised

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday said over 25 of its personnel deployed for last Saturday’s rerun in Etche, Rivers state were beaten and currently hospitalised. Elder Aniedi Ikoiwak, state resident electoral commissioner, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Port Harcourt that the victims were attacked …

  • 25 February

    Rivers Rerun: 50 Suspected Political Thugs Arrested In Etche

    Fifty youngsters suspected to be political thugs have been arrested by security agents in Ulakwo Ward 13 in Etche local council area of Rivers State. The suspects were arrested from different units of the ward for allegedly trying to disrupt the legislative election in the council area. The News Agency …

  • 25 February

    Rivers Rerun: INEC Worker Kidnapped

    A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission conducting the legislative election on Saturday in Etche local government area of Rivers State has been kidnapped. A correspondent covering the election on Saturday reported about a female INEC staff crying while alerting the state headquarters about the incident. Over 700 staff …

  • 22 February

    Corps Members Won’t Participate In Rivers Rerun – NYSC

    The Rivers state Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Omotayo Adewoye, has said corps members would not partake in the remaining rerun in the state, holding on Saturday. “I am just one month old in this state. When I received the letter calling for 300 interested youth corps …

  • 3 February

    What Court Said About Police Case Against Wike – IGP

      Abubakar Idris, Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, has debunked reports that the police had been barred from continuing with its probe of the killings, which took place during the last National and State Assemblies rerun in Rivers State. Idris, in a statement by Jimoh Moshood, spokesman for the Force, said …

December, 2016

  • 29 December

    Audio: Wike’s Conversion With Fayose After Rivers Rerun Election Leaks

    By Adebayo Williams A telephone recording of a conversation between Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose and Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has leaked. The governors were heard making fun of the election process. At some point, Wike mocked the Nigerian Army saying they do not exist again. He was congratulated …

  • 21 December

    Rivers Rerun: Wike Sets Up Panel

    Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers State, South-South Nigeria, has set up a Judicial Commission of Inquiry over the killings witnessed during last Saturday’s state and national assembly rerun held in the state. Simeon Nwakaudu, Wike’s Special Assistant on Electronic Media, said this in a statement. The Judicial Commission of Inquiry  …

  • 21 December

    INEC Promotes 1,307, Investigates Its Officials’ Role In Rivers Rerun

      The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the promotion of 1,307 of its staff across the country. The promotion exercise saw 14 officers upgraded from Grade Level (GL) 16 to level 17 (substantive Directors), while 1,293 others were lifted from Grade Levels (GL) 7 to 16 after passing …

  • 13 December

    Rivers Rerun: Dickson Knocks Security Agencies

    By Ola Adeola Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa State, has deplored the alleged partisanship of security agencies in the last Saturday National and State legislatures rerun in Rivers State. The governor said the security agencies were ” openly biased and supportive to the opposition in its efforts at maiming, intimidating …

  • 12 December

    PDP Wins Another Senatorial District In Rivers Rerun

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won another senatorial district in last Saturday rerun in Rivers State. Osinachukwu Ideozu, of the PDP, has announced winner of the Rivers west senatorial district poll, scoring 107,166 votes to defeat Otelemaba Amachree, his All Progressives Congress (APC) counterpart, with 48,898 votes. More to follow…

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