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PDP Defeats 65 Political Parties To Win All LGAs In Rivers

Reps move to get more revenue sources for maritime sector

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State has won all the chairmanship seats in the recently concluded local government elections, defeating the other 65 political parties that contested. Chairman of the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC), Retired Justice Chukwunenye Uriri while declaring the result of the election explained

Rivers LG Polls: Wike commends RSIEC

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has commended the state’s Independent Electoral Commission for the successful conduct of Saturday’s council elections in the state, saying it was credible. Wike gave the commendation in an interview with newsmen shortly after monitoring the election in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas. According to a statement by […] …

“APC Arming Thugs To Disrupt Rivers LG Elections” — Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has alleged that intelligence at the state government’s disposal indicates that a faction of the All Progressives Congress in the state is arming political thugs to disrupt the June 16, 2018 exercise. Wike, who spoke during a state broadcast on Thursday, ahead of this Saturday’s local government elections in the […]
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EFCC denies alleged plot to freeze Rivers government accounts

In what looks like an attempt to douse tension in Rivers State, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) yesterday denied allegations that it was planning to freeze the state government’s bank accounts. It also disclosed that it was working to unravel a syndicate that sells genuine and fake Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) contracts […] …