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  • Why We Announced Rerun Election Result In Port Harcourt – INEC

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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it decided to announce the result of the legislative rerun election in Etche and Omuma local government areas of Rivers State, because the returning officers finished the collation of the results on the night of Saturday, February 25, 2017. The INEC resident electoral commissioner, Elder Aniedi Ikoiwak,…

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  • As Panel Report Heightens Stand-off Between Police, Wike

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    The Police Special Joint Investigation Panel on electoral and other offences perpetrated during the December 10, 2016 rerun election in Rivers State, submitted its much anticipated report this week. ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, explores the back and forth between the Police and State governor, Nyesom Wike Use pics of Taraba Governor and minister of women affairs. PDP,…

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  • Wike, APC Disagree Over Appeal Court Judgement On PDP

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    Rivers State governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike and the All Progressives Congress (APC), have disagreed on the judgement of the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt, which confirmed Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the Acting National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Court of Appeal had while delivering a judgement that lasted over three hours…

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  • APC Chieftain Predicts Imminent Power Shift In South-East

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    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Chambalin Okechukwu Adiaso, has predicted imminent power shift in the states in the South-East geopolitical zone, especially Abia, Enugu, Ebonyi and Anambra, following recent mass defection of prominent politicians from the zone to the APC. He also stated that the on-going mass movement of eminent Igbo…

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  • Army Denies Killing 11 IPOB Members

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    The Nigerian Army has denied claims by a pro-Biafra group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that soldiers murdered no fewer than 11 pro-Biafra agitators in Port Harcourt on January 20, 2017. According to IPOB publicity secretary, Mr. Emma Powerful, the 11 members were murdered while participating in a solidarity rally to commemorate the inauguration…

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  • Issues As Acting President, Osinbajo Visits Rivers

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    Continue from previous page. authorities, in attending the Niger Delta Stakeholders’ engagement meeting with Osibanjo at Government House, the previous day. Abe, who enjoined stakeholders in the state to ensure that there is peace and unity in the state as such will serve the best interest of the state, stated that certain developments on the…

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  • Issues As Acting President, Osinbajo Visits Rivers

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    Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on February 13 and 14, was in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, for the continuation of his tour of the Niger Delta region. In this piece, ANAYO ONUKWUGHA writes that  the VP’s visit exposed the deep-rooted rivalry between political gladiators in the state. The recent visit to River State…

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  • Appeal Court Declares Sherrif PDP Chairman

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    The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has affirmed the emergence of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The court also nullified the May 21, 2016 national convention of the PDP held in Port Harcourt, which dissolved the Sheriif-led executive of the party and elected a…

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