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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 ...
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    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused the military of masterminding electoral violence in the state which resulted in the death of many. Gunshots were heard in some parts of Rivers State while forceful ballot movement by security personnel were observed in some areas. Governor Wike was categorical when he said the military was ...
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    It is a black day in Rivers State as the Presidential and National Assembly elections turn bloody with many PDP members shot dead by the military in Akuku Toru Local Government Area. In addition, reports from other parts of the state show a pattern of organised violence and shootings in some cases with the military, ...
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    Many voters have been disenfranchised in some parts of Delta State as card readers malfunctioned continually. In Unit 10, Isho Village in Ubulu-Uku, Aniocha South LGA, the card reader developed glitch without registering a single voter. Card readers at Units 8 and 9 in the same area were very slow to the disappointment of the ...
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        The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include its governorship, federal and state assembly candidates in the rescheduled general elections. The state’s APC, in a statement signed by its Publicity Secretary Chris Finebone, on Wednesday, in Port Harcourt, cited various decisions of higher courts to justify ...
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        The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has re-affirmed his commitment  to restructuring the country if elected in the presidential elections on Feb. 16 . Atiku gave the assurance while addressing thousands of party faithfuls at a presidential rally at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Monday. ...
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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of candidates for the forthcoming governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections. The governorship and house of assembly polls are scheduled for March 2. The lists published on Thursday on INEC’s website, www.inecnigeria.org was signed by the Secretary to the Commission, Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony. ...
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    The Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers says the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Tonye Cole, is no match for Gov. Nyesom Wike in the upcoming general elections. The governor is seeking re-election on the platform of PDP. Mr Emma Okah, the Director of Information and Communications of the ...
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    Rivers State Government has called on the Nigeria Army to stay away from partisan politics so that they do not derail the 2019 general elections in the State. The State Government made this call in reaction to the illegal disruption of the further selection and screening of applicants to the State Neighbourhood Safety Corps Agency ...