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October 19, 2018 6:10 AM 2019: Buhari’s in-law, Amosun, Abe lose out as APC submits candidates’ names

Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu; Senator Magnus Abe and Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani have lost out in the nomination process for the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Appeals Committee rejected their appeals and upheld results of the primaries 19

October 14, 2018 5:45 PM APC vs PDP: Wike speaks on Atiku’s chances against Buhari in 2019

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will dethrone the Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government in 2019. He spoke at the Government House in Port Harcourt on Sunday during a Special Thanksgiving Service for the successful hosting of 2018 PDP National 28

October 14, 2018 11:13 AM NAFDAC seals “Puer water” factory for producing without treatment, near toilet, drainage

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has shut down some facilities involved in illegal production of sachet water in Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State. NAFDAC’s officials also made some arrest before sealing off the facilities where it said sachet water was being produced in what it described as alarmingly 25

October 12, 2018 12:41 PM Presidency replies Atiku, lists Buhari’s ongoing/completed projects across 36 states [Full list]

In what appears like a response to the 14 posers raised by the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, the Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has published a list of ongoing and completed projects across the country by the Buhari administration. The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation had accused Buhari 17

October 10, 2018 9:55 AM Court arraigns man for removing police handcuffs, escaping from detention

A man identified as James Bright has been arraigned before a Chief Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State for allegedly escaping from lawful police custody. Bright is alleged to have escaped from police custody and destroyed the handcuff that was used to hold his wrists. The incident reportedly happened on 4th October at Egbelu community in Obio-Akpor 24

October 8, 2018 4:04 PM Secondus vs Lai: Case can be heard in Port Harcourt – Court rules

The High court sitting in Port Harcourt has said it has jurisdiction to hear a defamation suit filed by the National chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus against the Minister for information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and Vintage Quest Limited, publishers of a national daily. The decision of the court came following a motion 20

October 2, 2018 12:14 PM PDP convention: Atiku, Wike in closed-door meeting

Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, at the Government House in Port Harcourt. The former Vice President arrived Government House in company of former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, his campaign director and other officials 22

September 28, 2018 8:12 PM 2019: Atiku speaks on PDP’s choice of Port Harcourt for National Convention

A former Vice President and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, has denied claims that he is uncomfortable with the choice of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as venue for the party’s national convention. Atiku spoke after the party’s 83rd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja on Friday. “I don’t need accommodation 25

September 28, 2018 6:22 AM 2019: What God showed me concerning Nigeria, another civil war – Olumba Olumba

Founder of the Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, BCS, Olumba Olumba Obu, has revealed what God showed him concerning Nigeria and another civil war in the country. Olumba, who spoke in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa, ahead of the centenary celebration of manifestation of the order, Olumba Obu, said God told him there will not be another civil war in the country 20

September 26, 2018 12:35 PM 2019 election: Wike tells British govt why there may be violence

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has urged the international community to prevail on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to interfere with the voting process of the 2019 elections. Wike made the call while hosting the Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils at the Government House in Port Harcourt 23