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Rivers: Appeal Court Upholds Tribunal Ruling, Orders Fresh Poll

Rivers: Appeal Court Upholds Tribunal Ruling, Orders Fresh Poll

An Appeal Court in Abuja has upheld the judgment of the Rivers State election petition tribunal which nullified the election of Nyesom Wike as governor of the state. The three-man Court of Appeal panel struck out the appeal of Nyesom Wike seeking a dismissal of the judgment of the Rivers election petition tribunal which sacked

Wike’s SA Media, Inko-Tariah Quits

By Emmanuel Obe The Special Adviser to Rivers State Governor, Mr. Opunabo Inko-Tariah, has resigned from his post, citing poor funding for his department and other reasons.   Inko-Tariah, who has been working with the Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, since June this year also accused the governor of spurning his professional advice.   He thanked the governor

Amaechi Walks A Tight Rope

With the revelations from the Rivers State Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the sales of some government properties under the administration of Chibuike Amaechi, will the former governor who shunned the panel come out clean as he claimed or will the outcome dent his political image? Click here to download our magazines Once upon a

Wike, ALGON Disagree Over Right to Borrow

Reacting to a directive that any local government or agencies intending to obtain loans from banks should inform the state government, the Association of Local Government of Nigeria, ALGON,has declared that the consent of the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike was not needed for local governments to obtain loans from financial institutions. The association also

Wike Appoints Chief Judge, Reinstates Sacked Lecturers

Nyesom Wike, newly sworn-in governor of Rivers State, has announced the appointment of Daisy Okocha as the Chief Judge of the state. He announced the appointment during his inaugural speech immediately after being installed by Kate Abiri, the Chief Judge of Bayelsa State. The new governor also directed that all state owned courts that have

PDP Declared Winner in Rivers

In spite of protests and allegations that elections did not hold in most parts of the state, the PDP has been declared winner of the April 11 governorship election in the Rivers State. The party’s standard-bearer Nyesom Wike was said to have polled 1,029,102 (87 per cent) of the total votes cast, to beat his

Wike, Folarin, Others Win PDP Governorship Tickets

Nyesom Wike, former Supervising Minister of Education has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers State at the party’s primary election held in Port Harcourt, the state’s capital on Monday. At the event, which was conducted under tight security, 17 aggrieved aspirants from the party stayed away as they were

President Jonathan Reshuffles Cabinet

President Goodluck Jonathan has reshuffled the federal cabinet leading to the emergence of Nurudeen Mohammed, Second Minister of State for Foreign Affairs as the Supervising Minister of Information until a substantive minister would be named. Mohammed made this announcement at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday following the directive of

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