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February, 2019

  • 28 February

    Court Removes Accord Party’s Rivers Guber Candidate

    A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Thursday removed Dumo Lulu-Briggs as the governorship candidate of Accord Party in the state. Justice E. A. Obile ruled that Precious Baridon remained the party’s authentic candidate. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had challenged the nomination of …

  • 28 February

    Soldiers Plotting To Disrupt Governorship Election, Says Wike

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has alleged that the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army has concluded plans to disrupt the March 9, 2019 Governorship and State Assembly elections in the state. Wike who stated this in an address to journalists in Port Harcourt, said there are plans to …

  • 25 February

    Atiku Takes Early Lead in Rivers

    The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, has taken an early lead in Saturday’s presidential poll results of eight out of nine Local Government Areas (LGA’s) of Rivers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports on Monday in Port Harcourt that the results were announced by …

  • 20 February

    Rivers APC Denies Alleged Move To Scuttle Elections

    Chris Finebone, Publicity Secretary, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has denied allegation making round that the party plots to scuttle elections in Rivers. Finbone told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Port Harcourt that the accusation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was a mere …

  • 19 February

    Army Uncovers Plan To Attack Polling Units In Four Niger Delta States

    The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered plans by suspected hired thugs to attack polling centres in some unnamed states in the Niger Delta.  Col. Aminu Iliyasu, spokesman of the 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, disclosed this in a statement he signed and made available to newsmen …

  • 14 February

    APC Supporters Protest At INEC Office In Rivers

    Some supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have gathered at the gate of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s office in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, to protest the exclusion of their candidates from the ballot for Saturday’s and March 2, 2019 elections.  The protesters threatened that election would …

  • 13 February

    APC Rally: Deaths Recorded, Many Injured In Rivers

    Fourteen people have been confirmed dead and many injured at the end of the presidential campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress at the Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. PUNCH reports that the persons died in a stampede around the gate of the stadium as the crowd attempted to …

January, 2019

  • 18 January

    Wike’s Aide Kidnapped By Gunmen In Army Uniform

    Wike Puts N30m Bounty On ‘Bobrisky’

    Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers on Friday abducted Anugbom Onuoha, the Special Adviser to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Lands and Survey. The gunmen, who were dressed in military combat uniform kidnapped Anugbom in a hotel located along the Ada George road in Port Harcourt. Nnamdi Omoni, spokesman of …

  • 7 January

    Court Nullifies APC’s Direct, Indirect Primaries In Rivers

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    A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday nullified the direct and indirect primary elections allegedly conducted by two factions of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State.  Delivering judgment, Justice Kolawole Omotosho said both factions of the APC acted in disrespect of a pending suit before a …

November, 2018

  • 10 November

    APC’s Tonye Cole’s Convoy Kills Two Women

    The convoy of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, reportedly hit and killed two women in Abua, Abua/Odual Local Government Area of the state on Friday. The PUNCH reports that the incident happened in Egbolom area of Abua Central-Ogonokom Road at noon adding …

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