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The problem is that talking about the differences between the governors that ruled Rivers state since 1999 has been the frenzy but nobody ever bothers about their similarities. And that matters. For the similarities tell a flattering story of a sea of sameness in all of them.Close watchers of governance and politics in the state and all the
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Monday, 06 March 2017 08:43

Rivers Ijaw, wake up lest you perish!

By Rivers Ijaw, I refer to the Ijaw clans of Kalabari; Okrika; Nkoro; Ibani-Bonny; Ibani-Opobo; Obolo-Andoni; Bille; Engenni; Abua and Odual.These are people that largely derive their origins from the main Ijaw stock of Central and Western Delta. They share linguistic affinity, same ecology and culture. Rivers Ijaw communities have lived in
Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 07:25

Peterside, 2015, a people's missed opportunity

The campaigns for the 2015 general election in Rivers State tasked the strongest and left the weak sapped. But for Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, it was an engagement on the catwalk. For him, a man's strength can only be verified at a long distance race. The dash is only for the swift-legged, but would you want to show raw strength and attest to a
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The bitter political fight between Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, and his former close associate and now Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, rumbles on. In recent newspaper interviews Wike had dismissed his predecessor’s two terms in office as a wasted period. He said he was a reluctant entrant into the gubernatorial
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The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has grabbed the two available legislative seats contested for in Saturday’s supplementary legislative election, The Neighbourhood can authoritatively confirm. The election was for the Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency and Etche Constituency 2 in the state House of Assembly. APC’s
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Hawk-eye soldiers on election duty in Etche local government area in Rivers State have received kudos over the arrest of Mr. Samuel Nwanosike and about 50 youths who infiltrated the area to cause mayhem during the supplementary legislative election on Saturday. Nwanosike, popularly addressed as Ishi, is the leader of Grassroot(sic) Democratic
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