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The problem of godfatherism in Nigeria’s political space is a chronic one and has consequently slowed down the country’s democratic progression.
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The Governorship Candidate of the Labour Party in the March 18 governorship election in Rivers State, Beatrice Itubo, said she has directed her legal team to challenge the Appeal Court judgement at the Supreme Court.
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White ash appeared to briefly cover the fire lit in Rivers State by two political juggernauts, Nyesom Wike and Siminalayi Fubara. The fire still smoulders. Wike, the bull dozing Minister of FCT, is the immediate past governor of the state; Fubara is his immediate successor.
An Appeal Court sitting in Lagos State on Tuesday threw out the petition filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Patrick Tonye Cole, against Governor Siminalayi Fubara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Tonye-Cole, who was present in the courtroom on…
Former Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman, has warned Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, of an impending move to undermine him with the dissolution of the executive body of the Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC).
.Tasks committee on successful burial The traditional institution in Kalabari Kingdom has formally informed Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, about the demise of the Amnabo of Kalabari Kingdom, King Professor Theophilus Princewill. The Kalabari Se Kobiri, led by the Regent of the kingdom, Chief Charles Numbere and Chairman of the Central Working Committee for the…
Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has called on the new governing board of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to stop duplication of projects in states, which leads to wastage of resources.
Following the intervention of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the political crisis in Rivers State, manifested in the rift between the former and the current governors of the state, it is important for all the feuding parties to ensure that the peace so brokered is not disrupted again.
If we go back to the history of Nigeria, the truth is: dear fatherland has learnt nothing. In the days of Obafemi Awolowo and Ladoke Akintola, this was how they started inventing stuff that had never been in existence; and that has continued to trouble the Nigerian state, even till this day.
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and former governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has insisted that there is no bad blood between him and his successor, Siminalayi Fubara. The minister, while speaking in Port Harcourt, yesterday, as the special guest of honour at a book presentation, warned those fanning the embers of chaos…
Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has said the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, remains his principal regardless of the recent political crisis that rocked the state.
Since 1999 when Dr Peter Odili became governor of Rivers State, there has been perpetual unrest in the political space due to godfatherism and perpetual fallouts between political godfathers and their godsons.