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January 8, 2019 6:35 AM 2019 election: Senator Abe under fire for ‘working’ with Wike to destroy APC

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has said that it was now clear that Senator Magnus Abe was being used by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike to destroy the party. Eze said this in a statement he forwarded to DAILY POST in reaction to the Federal High Court judgement that nullified the governorship 26

January 7, 2019 7:46 PM 2019: APC reacts as Court restrains INEC from recognizing its candidate in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress (APC), said it was studying the Federal High Court ruling, restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognising any of its candidates for the forthcoming general elections in Rivers State. DAILY POST had reported that a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt on Monday restrained INEC from recognising 24

January 2, 2019 8:24 AM Rivers 2019: Senator Abe dares APC over governorship ticket

Magnus Abe, who represents Rivers South East constituency at the senate, has insisted he is the governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and will emerge governor in 2019. Abe, who is in court asking to be declared the candidate of the APC, warned the APC headquarters, not to recognise anyone else as its governorship candidate 22

January 1, 2019 8:39 PM Rivers people must unite to remove Wike – Peterside

The 2015 governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Dakuku Peterside has called for unity amongst party members in the state. Peterside said unity among APC members, irrespective of their grievances, was the key to wrestling power from the current administration of Governor Nyesom Wike. In an interview with newsmen 18

December 26, 2018 7:45 PM 2019: New militant group emerges in Niger Delta, vows to stop elections

A new militant group, War Against Niger Delta Exploitation, WANDE, has sprung up in the oil rich region. The new group has consequently threatened to disrupt the 2019 elections, unless the government showed commitment to the development of the region. The group made the threat in a seven-point communiqué it released on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers 22

December 25, 2018 2:48 PM Rivers lawmaker calls Gov. Wike’s 2019 budget another scam

The lawmaker representing Ahoada East Constituency one in the Rivers state House of Assembly, Martins Mannah has described the 2019 budget of the State as a scam. Mannah, who addressed newsmen after the budget presentation, said little or nothing was achieved with the 2018 budget. He further said the newly presented budget may face the challenge of implementation 32

December 24, 2018 7:47 AM APC chairman shot dead in Rivers

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ward 7-Onne, Eleme Local government area of Rivers State, Jonah Chu has been shot dead. Jonah Chu was assassinated on arrival in his home after attending a function on Sunday. A source said, “The armed men came to his house, took nothing, touched nothing, held everyone hostage, and shot him dead.” The Deputy 27

December 18, 2018 12:35 PM Court hears Rivers youth’s case of rights abuse against Nigerian army

The fundamental human rights suit instituted by Augustine Bright of Oshie in Akinima Community, Ahaoda-West Local government area of Rivers state against the Nigerian Army is now before a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt. Counsels in the matter updated the court on the processes filed and responses from the defendants. The presiding judge, Justice 21

December 12, 2018 7:30 PM 2019: Coast clear for Wike’s second term as Appeal Court disqualifies APC candidate, Tonye Cole

The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division on Wednesday confirmed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State will not field any candidate during the 2019 general elections when dismissed the appeal filed by the factional Rivers State APC Governorship candidate, Mr. Tonye Cole. The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division also confirmed 30

November 29, 2018 5:17 PM Army discovers militia training camp in Rivers, nabs 100 recruits

Troops of 6 Division Nigerian Army (NA) Thursday, on a routine surveillance at Nonwa Gbam, (NYSC Orientation Camp) in Tai LGA of Rivers State have discovered an illegal militia training camp. A statement by Colonel Aminu Iliyasu, Deputy Director Army Public Relations, said over 100 recruits were seen undergoing military type of training 30