Abe’s 2019 guber bid unnerves Rivers APC
The bickering in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Rivers State, took a new twist penultimate Thursday, as hundreds of party stalwarts publicly declared their support for Senator Magnus Abe’s governorship bid.
Court of Appeal dismisses Sekibo appeal
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has upheld the decision of the Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal which removed Senator George Thompson Sekibo as Senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
Osinbajo discharges IEPL from BPE monitoring, commissions $1.4b fertiliser plant
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday discharged Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Limited (IEPL) from the mandatory five-year monitoring programme of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE).
Amaechi moves against Abe’s supporters
The leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State and current Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, has vowed to thwart the 2019 governorship ambition of Senator Magnus Abe.
MOSOP cautions indigenes against bunkering
The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has urged the indigenes to guard against illegal bunkering in the area.
Saraki names Ndume chairman senate committee on INEC
Senate President, Bukola Saraki Thursday named former senate leader, Ali Ndume as the new chairman of the Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
PDP challenges Abe’s declaration as senator at tribunal
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has gone to the Election Petitions Tribunal to challenge the declaration of Magnus Abe as winner of the re-run election in the Rivers South-East Senatorial District.
Saraki swears in Abe, Sekibo, Ideozu
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday swore in the three new senators who won in last Saturday’s rerun election in Rivers State.