Aggrieved APC candidates lambast Amaechi over bycott of Rivers council polls
Aggrieved members of All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to Magnus Abe have lambasted the Minister of Transportation and leader of the party in Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi...
Rivers State okays N448b 2021 budget, N2b for council polls
The Rivers State Executive Council has approved N448.660b budget proposal for 2021 and N2b for the state’s Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) to conduct council elections next year.
Rivers council polls hold today despite threats
The Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) has declared that no threat would prevent it from going ahead with the conduct of today’s local government election.Amid threat to disrupt the election in some councils, the Police and other security agencies would be deploying about 15, 000 personnel across the state to beef up security.
Fresh controversy in Rivers over council election
A fresh controversy is raging in Rivers State over the local council elections slated for 16th June, 2018 by the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC).
RSIEC seeks CAN’s prayers over council poll
The Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) has appealed to Christian Association of Nigerian (CAN) to pray for a violent-free local councils election in the state. Chairman of the commission, retired Justice Chukwuneye Uriri, made the appeal yesterday when he led officials of the commission to CAN’s office in Port Harcourt, the state capital. Uriri…
APC kicks as RSIEC fixes date for council poll
The Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) has fixed June 16, 2018 for local council elections amid threats by the APC to sue the commission.RSIEC chairman, Justice Chukwuneye Uriri, had cautioned political parties in the state to abide by the rules governing the conduct of election and avoid any acts of violence.