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Rivers Assembly suspends member over misconduct

The Rivers State House of Assembly, RVHA, Monday, suspended the member representing Ikwerre State Constituency, Azubuike Nwanjoku over alleged uncomplimentary statements against the House. Wanjoku is of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The assembly arrived at the decision after the ...

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APC rejects Akwa Ibom council poll results

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the result of the just concluded Saturday, Local Government election in Akwa Ibom as declared by the State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC). AKISIEC had in a statement on Sunday declared that PDP won ...

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Rivers gov releases 16 Sports Utility Vehicles to Rivers’ National Assembly members

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has released 16 Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to elected members of the National Assembly from Rivers State. Three of the Vehicles are for Senators representing the State, while 13 are for members of the ...

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Jordan tells US not to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital

Jordan’s foreign minister has warned the United States of “dangerous consequences” if it recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Ayman Safadi said he had told U.S Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, such a declaration would trigger great anger in ...

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Ogoni clean-up and Rivers politics

By Senator Magnus Abe A lot of Nigerians have called me to request that I condemn Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike’s charge that the Ogoni clean-up is a political project, and I said no I would not condemn the governor ...

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APC not happy with Atiku’s exit – John Oyegun

 National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Oyegun has stated that the party is not happy losing someone in the status of the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. Oyegun, who made the claim also noted that the ...

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Don’t panic, no plan to increase petrol price, NNPC tells Nigerians

Consequent upon the panic among Nigerians over the purported increase in price of fuel, the  Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the NNPC, Ndu Ughamadu, has said there was  no plan by the Federal Government to increase pump ...

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Bayelsa govt urges police to fish out killers of cattle dealers

The Bayelsa Government has called on the Police and other security agencies to apprehend the killers of a prominent cattle dealer, Alhaji Jibril Abdulkarim, and three of his aides. The cattle dealer and three of his aides were shot dead ...

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Ex-Deputy Speaker tells Wike not to politicize Ogoni clean-up

A former Deputy Speaker of  the Rivers State House of Assembly, Mr. Leyii Kwanee, has accused Governor Nyesom Wike of attempting to politicise the ongoing UNEP clean-up of Ogoniland. Reacting to Wike’s comment on the issue, Kwanee whiule speaking with ...

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Gunmen kidnap Senator Ayo Arise

Reports say a senator from Ekiti State, Sylvester Ayodele Arise, has been  kidnapped by unknown gunmen. According to sources, the All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain was reported to have been abducted on his way to Abuja from Akure on Sunday ...

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