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Rivers poll: INEC says results from 17 LGAs out of 23 in its custody

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that results from 17 Local Government areas out of 23 in Rivers governorship election are available and in the commission’s...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Discovery of oil and gas, Nigeria’s greatest misfortune, says Ooni of Ife

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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has said that the greatest misfortune that has ever befallen Nigeria as a nation was the discovery of oil and gas. Ooni of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi Ogunwusi said...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Election stalemate: Rivers politics hijacked by cultists parading as capons- Horsfall

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By Egufe Yafugborhi & Chijioke Nwankpa PORT HARCOURT – ONE time Director General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency and that of the State Security Service, Chief Albert Horsfall says...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Conclude Rivers guber election, declare winner to douse tension, PANDEF tells INEC

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By Emma Amaize PAN Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger-Delta, weekend, called on the Independent National...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

PDP can lose in other states, not Rivers – Gov Wike

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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that no other party can win in the state except the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Wike PDP leads on Airport Road, Abuja Wike spoke when members of...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Okrika, Ogu/Bolo women strip, form human shield to stop soldiers hijacking ballots

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Real reason military invaded HM Ateke Tom’s palace – Community leader Politicians entice voters with cooked rice, drink, biscuit in Delta, C’River By Emma Amaize, Regional...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Locational franchise and the Igbo question in Lagos

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By John Owubokiri On February 23, 2019, some hoodlums in Lagos attempted to disrupt voting in the neighbourhoods of Lagos that are occupied predominantly by Igbos. By the way the definition of...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: INEC cancels Supplementary Elections in Bauchi, to complete process in Rivers

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA: The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has cancelled the earlier announced supplementary elections in Bauchi state, saying, however, that it has approved the...

Sat Mar 16th, 2019     Read More →

2019 POLLS : How INEC rode the storm in South-South

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Emma Amaize, Regional Editor, South-South, Sam Oyadongha, Jimitota Onoyume, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Emmanuel Una, Harris-Okon Emmanuel, Ike Uchechukwu, Chioma Onuegbu, Davies Iheamnachor...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Amaechi apologises to Nigerians over suspension of free Iju-Abeokuta train ride

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Lagos – The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Friday apologised to Nigerians over the suspension of the Iju-Abeokuta free train ride during the 2019 general elections. Amaechi...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Lloyd to Abe: Take Amaechi out of my personal views  

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Former Majority Leader of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Mr Chidi Lloyd, has lampooned the Senator representing Rivers South-East senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Bauchi supplementary election: Don’t tamper with already declared results, PDP Warns INEC

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Alleges plot to cancel additional 114, 555 votes By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, against the...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Polls: INEC Panel on Rivers concludes work

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The fact-finding panel constituted by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC to look into the conduct of the last governorship and state assembly...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

Rivers Electoral Commissioner delists 4 collation officers alleged of partisanship

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By Dayo Adesulu Resident Electoral Commissioner, Rivers State, Obo Effanga, Esq has said that four names of the collation officers for the governorship election in Rivers State who were alleged to...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →

The Military and Our Elections

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IN line with precedents established by his predecessors, President Muhammadu Buhari ignored court rulings (including the verdict by Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos in March...

Fri Mar 15th, 2019     Read More →