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    By Paulinus Nsirim “Fundamentally, during the campaigns, we also promised to secure our State. No government is worth any value if it cannot guarantee the security of lives and property. I assure you that never for a moment will our administration be a captive of politics, when it comes to public security. We have the ...
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    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Governor Nyesom Wike’s landslide victory at the Rivers Governorship poll speaks volume of the resilience of the people of Rivers State in the face of intimidations, harassment and manipulations by oppressive forces. The party in a statement on Wednesday said Governor Wike’s record 700,000 votes margin of victory ...
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    Gov. Nyesom Wike, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Candidate in the March 9 Governorship election in Rivers, has been declared winner of the March 9th governorship election polling a total of 886,264 votes to defeat the closest rival AAC which polled 173,859 votes. The victory has sparked jubilation in the state especially among the PDP ...
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    Rivers Police Command on Monday said it has commenced the deployment of personnel to strategic areas and collation centres for election results collation scheduled to begin in the state on Tuesday. The Command’s Spokesman, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, made this known in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Monday. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...
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    Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed April 2, to deliver judgment in a motion filed by the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers, Mr Biokpomabo Awara, praying the court to stop the INEC from resuming the collation and announcement of results of the state’s governorship election. ...
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    Police and military authorities on Thursday, confirmed that 1,119 persons were arrested in connection with electoral offences during the Feb. 23 and March 9 elections across the country. Police spokesman, ACP Frank Mba, made this known in Abuja at a joint news briefing by spokespersons of the police and the military at Defence Headquarters. Giving ...
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      The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says collation and announcement of results in the Rivers Governorship election will take place between 2nd and 5th April, 2019 while supplementary elections will take place on April 13 where necessary. It would be recalled that Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja on Wednesday had ...
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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that results from 17 Local Government areas out of 23 in Rivers governorship election are available and in the commission’s custody. INEC disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday night by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye. The Commission confirmed ...
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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended all electoral processes in Saturday’s governorship and  House of Assembly elections in Rivers until further notice. The suspension was made public  in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education. Okoye said that the suspension ...
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    Residents of Abonema in Rivers State are fleeing their homes, according to a trending video which showed some residents leaving the community with their bags and personal effects. The video showed scores of young and old marching hotfoot out of the community in fear of reprisal attack by soldiers. A voice in the video said ...