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Atiku Inaugurates Legal Team, Charges Members To Recover Mandate
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Atiku Inaugurates Legal Team, Charges Members To Recover Mandate

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has inaugurated his legal team to challenge the result of the just concluded presidential election. Media according to a statement by his media adviser, Paul Ibe, the team inaugurated on Saturday is headed by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr Livy […]

Court Grants N2m Bail To Whistleblower Accused Of Conspiracy To Rob Gov Dickson
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Court Grants N2m Bail To Whistleblower Accused Of Conspiracy To Rob Gov Dickson

Justice E.T Okara of a Bayelsa High Court on Wednesday granted bail to one of the five ‘whistle’ blowers’ accused of conspiracy to rob Gov Seriake Dickson. Mr Tamunatonye Jacob was granted bail to the sum of N2 million naira and a surety who must be a civil servant of not less than level grade […]

Aiteo confirms explosion at Nembe Creek oil export pipeline in Bayelsa
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Aiteo confirms explosion at Nembe Creek oil export pipeline in Bayelsa

. As Nembe Communities lament impact of explosion Aiteo Exploration Ltd, operator of the 97 kilometer Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL) has confirmed Friday’s explosion on the crude export pipeline. Aiteo officials said that the resulting fire from the explosion which burned till Saturday has been put out and no loss of life was recorded. […]

We Are Dragging The GOC 6 Division To The Int'l Criminal Court -- Gov Wike
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We Are Dragging The GOC 6 Division To The Int’l Criminal Court — Gov Wike

▪Asks GOC 6 Division to explain involvement in the snatching of Electoral Materials and abduction of INEC Staff  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that the State Government has written to the International Criminal  Court to prosecute the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarhem for […]

Akpabio Loses Senate Seat In A'Ibom
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Akpabio Loses Senate Seat In A’Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday in Uyo declared Mr Chris Ekpenyong of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district election. Announcing the results ,  the INEC Returning Officer in the state, Prof. Peter Ogban, said Ekpenyong polled 118,215 votes to defeat Sen. Godswill Akpabio  of All […]

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2019 Polls: Don Urges INEC To Guard Against Voter Apathy

Dianabasi Effiong, Port Harcourt A university don, Dr Williams Wodi, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that voters confidence remained intact ahead of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. Wodi, an African affairs analyst at the university of Port Harcourt, told journalists in Port Harcourt that majority of voters who […]

Avoid Jail Term By Obeying Courts Order TO Re-list APC For The Elections - Rivers APC Chieftain
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Avoid Jail Term By Obeying Courts Order TO Re-list APC For The Elections – Rivers APC Chieftain

…Alleges that forces are bent at ensuring that APC is not in the ballot The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has been advised not to allow misleading interpretations of court judgements on Rivers elections put him into judicial troubles. Giving the advice in a statement on Thursday, a chieftain […]

Agbekoya Endorses Atiku For Presidential Seat
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Agbekoya Endorses Atiku For Presidential Seat

The leadership of  a pan-Yoruba pressure group: the Agbekoya Farmers’ Society has pledged support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the coming presidential election. In a meeting with the Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council (South), Otunba Gbenga Daniel, the group expressed their interest in the […]

INEC Chairman, Yakubu and The Challenge Of History
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INEC Chairman, Yakubu and The Challenge Of History

By Chris O. O. Biose At about 2.35 am on Saturday, February 16, 2019, the Chairman of Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mamood Yakubu, announced the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled to commence at 8.00 am on that day. He set a new date, February 23 and March 9, 2019, for […]

Rivers People Endorse Atiku Abubakar For President, Vow To  Vote Him En-masse
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Rivers People Endorse Atiku Abubakar For President, Vow To Vote Him En-masse