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25 INEC Officials In Hospital After Rivers Rerun Attack

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said more than 25 of its staff members were receiving medical attention as a result of attacks suffered during Saturday’s supplementary election in Etche local government area of Rivers state. In an …

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3 PDP Members Arrested By Soldiers In Rivers Rerun

According to reports shared by online users,Samuel Nwanosike (Ishi Bombay, Rivers PDP Spokesman Fmr CTC Chairman of Ikwerre), Roland Sekibo (Fmr CTC Chairman of Akuku-Toru) and Odiari Princewill (Fmr CTC Chairman of Asari-Toru) all who are PDP top members were …

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Commissioner of Police, Rivers State Command has died

The Commissioner of Police, Rivers State Command Francis Mobolaji Odesanya has passed away. The CP reportedly died today in a hospital in either India or Dubai where he went for treatment for kidney failure according to police sources. The commissioner …

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President Buhari Calls For Peaceful Elections In Rivers

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for peaceful and orderly conduct in the federal and state legislative rerun elections in Rivers State tomorrow. The President urges all political parties, their candidates, other stakeholders and the people of the state to ensure …

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Governor Wike Suspends Four Commissioners, Head Of Service & Special Adviser On Lands

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the suspension of the following Commissioners for three months: Honourable Commissioner for Chieftaincy Affairs Honourable Commissioner for Culture and Tourism Honourable Commissioner for Finance Honourable Commissioner for Sports Also suspended for three …

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APC’s Dakuku Peterside escapes assassination attempt

Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) narrowly escaped death Saturday afternoon after his vehicle was attacked by gunmen in two utility vehicles on his way from the Port Harcourt International Airport, his spokesperson, Sylvester Asoya, …

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