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 […]
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. […]
A middle-aged man, who was simply identified as King set himself on fire in what many believed was an accomplished suicide mission or out of frustration. The incident happened inside the victim’s room in Odaga community, Abua/Odual Local Government Area of Rivers State. It was gathered that King, was said to have locked himself inside […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the judgement of Justice Chiwendu Nworgu on the congress conducted by the All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers state.
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.
Few days ago the sad story of a 24-year-old corper Miss Chinda Uchechi Happiness burst into hear. Miss Chinda Uchechi Happiness who lost her life on November 19 after a brief illness while serving in Makurdi, has been buried today, November 25,2017, in Rivers state. May her soul RIP.Amen! More photos below: