Mixed reactions trail suit seeking to disqualify Wike from guber race
Mixed reactions have trailed a suit seeking to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from accepting the nomination of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for the 2019 polls over discrepancies in his age declaration. A lawyer, Achinike William-Wobodo had taken INEC and Wike to a Federal High Court in Abuja, alleging that the governor…
EFCC detains Fayose as Fayemi threatens probe
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose.
No regret backing Tambuwal, but I stand with Atiku, says Wike
In spite of initial opposition to the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared his willingness to work with him (Atiku) ahead of next year’s polls.
Rivers APC: Toying with Zamfara model
The road to the 2019 general elections appears paved with uncertainties for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.
Governance, infrastructural development suffer setback as elections draw near
Expectedly, every pre-general election year in Nigeria is always crowded with pre-election activities, ranging from party primaries, electioneering campaign to elections. This year is not different, as it has been observed that politicians and elective office holders have abandoned governance in pursuit of their 2019 political ambitions.
FG has failed to advance ideals of independence, says Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the Federal Government of failure to advance the ideals of independence except excuses, intimidation, insecurity, election manipulation and weakening of democratic institutions.
Uneasy calm as PDP approves Port Harcourt as convention venue, Wike apologises
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, as the venue for its October 6, 2018 National convention for the election of the party's presidential candidate.
PDP insists on Rivers State as convention venue
After the emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee at the national headquarters in Abuja on Friday, the People's Democratic Party has insisted on Port Harcout, Rivers State, as the venue for its National Convention. The convention which will produce PDP's presidential candidate for the 2019 elections is scheduled for October 5-6, 2018. The party…