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Rivers State communities protest against Governor Wike’s involvement in row with Shell

Three communities in Akuku-Toru Council of Rivers State staged a protest in Port Harcourt yesterday against alleged involvement of Governor Nyesom… The post Rivers State communities protest against Governor Wike’s involvement in row with Shell appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Credit: Punch News

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Supreme Court dismisses Magnus Abe’s suit on Rivers APC primaries

The Supreme Court has dismissed a suit filed by a factional leader of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State Magnus Abe challenging the party’s governorship primaries in the State. Independent National Electoral Commission excluded the APC governorship and House of Assembly candidates from the March 4 general elections following the controversies that trailed the […]

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APC, Amaechi supported us unconditionally, says Rivers State AAC gubernatorial candidate

The purported resignation of the African Action Congress (AAC) running mate in Rivers State, Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has been flayed by its gubernatorial candidate, Engineer Biokpomabo Awara, who also berated the former for defecting to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). The post APC, Amaechi supported us unconditionally, says Rivers State AAC gubernatorial candidate appeared first […]

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The military and electoral process

The Nigerian military has come under criticism by international and local observers over its conduct in the 2019 general elections, especially its apparent unprofessional conduct in the gubernatorial elections. The European Union (EU), United Kingdom and the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) have all condemned its unbecoming conduct in the electoral process, which climaxed […]

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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections. “Whilst we cannot and should not stop the Nigerian Army or indeed any professional body from reviewing the conduct of its own personnel, we […]