Rivers: Wike Wins At Supreme Court Over Certificate Scandal

The suit filed against the eligibility of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to run the in last governorship election has been struck out by the Supreme Court. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court upheld two appeals by Wike, with which he challenged the leave granted to Elvis Chinda by the Court of Appeal. Chinda […]

MURIC Muslim Group Attack Wike For Declaring Rivers A Christian State

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Thursday, backlashed the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for declaring the state a Christian State. Africa News24 (AN24) recalls that Governor Wike had a few days ago declared the state a Christain State during the crusade organized by the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Church in Port Harcourt the state capital. […]

Wike Suspends 12 Local Government Chiarmen In Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has suspended 12 local government chairmen for their refusal to attend state functions. This was conveyed in a statement issued on Thursday by the governor’s Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu. Those affected are chairmen of Okrika, Emohua, Abua/Odual, Degema, Khana, Gokana, Ahoada East, Ikwerre, Eleme, Andoni, Omuma and […]

INEC To Conduct Supplementary Elections In Four LGA In Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission will on today, Saturday conduct supplementary elections in four local government areas of Rivers State. The elections are for the state House of Assembly in Abua/Odual, Opobo/Nkoro, Ahoada West and Gokana local government areas where voting either did not hold or were disrupted. INEC’s Head of Voters Education and Publicity […]

Why Nigeria Needs Men Like Wike – Atiku Reveals

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said that Nigeria needs men like Nysome Wike, governor of Rivers State, who are “political force for good.” Atiku said this on Wednesday after Wike was declared winner of the Rivers State gubernatorial poll and reelected governor of the state. Wike polled 886,264 votes […]

INEC Declares PDP’s Wike Winner Of Rivers Guber Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared has declared Nyesom Wike winner of the governorship election. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the Returning Officer for the election, Teddy Adias, made the declaration at INEC head office in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital on Wednesday evening. Wike polled 886,264 votes ahead of Biokpomabo Awara, candidate […]

Live Updates Of Rivers Governorship Election Results As Declared By INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has resumed the collation of Rivers state governorship election results. Africa News 24 (AN24) recalls that the process was suspended on March 10, 2019, due to the widespread disruption of elections and violence in Polling Units and Collation Centres. The collation of the election result is taking place at […]

INEC Fixes Dates For Completion Of Rivers Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says that resumption of collation and announcement of results of the March 9 Rivers state governorship election would hold between April 2 and 5. AN24 reports that a schedule of activities for the completion of the Rivers election was released on Wednesday by INEC. The Commission had on 10 […]

Aisha Buhari Explodes Over APC Primaries, Blasts Oshiomhole

Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has condemned the irregularities that marred the primaries of the ruling All Progressives Party (APC), across the nation,  taking a swipe at the party’s National Chairman Comrade Adams Oshiomhole in the process.