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APC Flays Task Force on Border Closure in Rivers

APC Flays Task Force on Border Closure in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has criticised the decision of the Rivers State Government to set up a task force on the closure of borders in the state. A press statement issued by the former Publicity Secretary of the last executive committee of APC in the state, Chris Finebone, said the task force to be

Ogonis React to Rivers’ Acquisition of Shell’s Licence in Ogoniland

There have been mixed reactions to Monday’s claim by the Rivers State Government that it had acquired 45 percent interest in Oil Mining Licence 11 (OML 11) belonging to Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited in Ejamah Ebubu in Eleme Local Government Area and other parts of Ogoniland. Governor Nyesom Wike had in a broadcast to

Federal Legislators Protest Collapsing Bridge in Rivers

The Senator representing Rivers southeast, Barry Mpigi, on Monday led other members of the National Assembly from Rivers State to protest the failure of the Federal Government to fix the Aleto Bridge on the East-West Road that is giving way. Mpigi said during the protest that they want the Federal Government to act immediately before

Stop Patronising Cult Groups, Wike Warns Oil Companies

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has blamed oil companies operating in the state for the escalation of oil theft and insecurity in the state. The governor, who spoke while receiving three Germans in his office in Port Harcourt, also indicted security agencies for illegal oil bunkering. The Germans were Konrad Adenauer (German Foundation), Andreas

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Elections: Lessons Nigeria Must Learn From Smaller Countries

Nigeria continues its cycle of election misadventures even as smaller countries get their act together and put the Giant of Africa to shame. Even though the 2019 general election has come and gone, the injuries inflicted on many by the elections may take a long time to heal. In the build-up to the elections, comments by


APC Hails Military Over Rivers’ Elections

Port Harcourt The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has commended the Nigerian military for their role in the controversial governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers State.In a press statement issued on Tuesday in Port Harcourt, the Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Chris Finebone, said the military ought to

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Pre-election Killings, Materials Hijack Mar Voting in Rivers

Killings in two areas in Rivers State dampened turnout for the governorship and State House of Assembly elections in some parts of the state on this Saturday. At Elele Alimini in Emohua Local Government Area, electoral officers had refused to leave the RAC Centre because of threats from some people in the area over the

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