APC threatens bloodletting, no elections in Rivers State
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State yesterday said there might be bloodletting and that elections will not hold in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to include its candidates in the ballot papers. It warned that INEC and the judiciary were to blame for any bloodletting that may happen…
Supreme Court reserves ruling on Rivers APC appeal
The Supreme Court has reserved ruling on the competence of appeal filed by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi’s faction of Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A five-man panel led by Justice Mohammed Dattijo, fixed ruling on a date to be communicated to the parties after listening to counsel’s submissions in the…
APC approaches court to reverse exclusion of its candidates in polls
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, yesterday, said it has approached the court to vacate the ruling of the Rivers State High Court, which necessitated the omission of the names of its National Assembly candidates by INEC. The Coordinator of the campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari in the State, Tonye Cole has urged…
Rivers PDP berates Cole over alleged insecurity
Rivers State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council has taken a hot swipe at the governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State...
Abe not Rivers APC guber candidate, Cole campaign team insists
The Campaign Organisation of Tonye Cole has reacted to a newspaper publication, which referred to Senator Magnus Abe as the All Progressives Congress...
Wike revokes sales of Rivers power stations to Cole’s firm
The Rivers State Government has terminated the contract for the sale of its 70-percent equity of stake in its power generation assets sold by the previous administration to NG Power-HPS Limited co-founded by APC governorship candidate, Tonye Cole.
Rivers APC still mired in legal contests
An Olive branch extended to warring factions of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State by the national leadership of the party appears to have largely fallen on deaf ears.
Rivers APC won’t field candidates in 2019, court affirms
The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt yesterday dismissed all appeals by the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the nullification of its primaries.
Despite court cases, Tonye Cole trudges on
Since the All Progressives Congress (APC) submitted his name as its candidate for the Rivers State governorship race, Mr. Tonye Cole has being crisscrossing the state with a unifying message of economic growth, security and upward mobility. Though a court has nullified his emergence as the APC candidate and his party is plagued by divisive…
Rivers APC still in limbo as parties weave a web of litigation
Barely thirteen days to commencement of governorship campaigns, uncertainty still hangs over the fate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State
‘How to determine workers’ minimum wage’
At the minimum, the minimum wage should be a living wage. In other words, a worker who earns the minimum wage should be able to afford the basic needs of life (food, shelter and clothing).
Court strikes out motions of withdrawal in Rivers’ APC crisis
An Appeal Court in Port Harcourt has struck out motions of withdrawal by two factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State. Parties involve in the suit are the Chibuike Amaechi’s faction and another one led by Senator Magnus Abe. The Amaechi faction, led by the Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, had filed an appeal to…