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Senator – Elect for Rivers South East Senatorial District, Mr. Magnus Ngei Abe, has spoken to Rivers State Governor, Mr. Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, over the outcome of the December 10 legislative election. Mr. Abe had defeated Mr. Olaka Johnson Nwogu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to emerge as senator-elect.In his victory speech Sunday
Mr. Magnus Ngei Abe of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has brushed aside a stiff challenge from the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, and Mr. Olaka Johnson Nwogu, candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to win the senatorial seat for Rivers South East. Abe was this afternoon declared winner of the re-run legislative
Saturday, 10 December 2016 21:05

Breaking: Amaechi floors Wike in Ikwerre LGA

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Transportation Minister, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has delivered the Ikwerre State Constituency to the All Progressives Congress, APC. The party’s candidate in the re-run election, Mr. Azubuike Wanjoku, secured the highest number of valid votes cast to win the election. Details later ....
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2015 general election, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that no degree of propaganda and lies can save Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from rejection by Rivers people.Dr. Peterside, while commenting on the legislative rerun election in Rivers
As was the sad story in previous elections in Rivers State, incidents of killing and beheading have marred the Saturday December 10 legislative re-run election.While one was reportedly killed in Gokana local government, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, was reportedly killed and beheaded in Ahoada by yet-to-be identified assailants. His
Saturday, 10 December 2016 10:57

So far I’m impressed with re-run – Peterside

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The Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Safety Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, says he is so far impressed with voting condition across the 19 Voting Units in Opobo/Nkoro local government area where elections are taking place.Peterside, who spoke to The Neigbourhood on the telephone from Opobo, said that
Legislative re-run elections gave opened in Rivers State with large turnout of voters reported in Gokana local government area.  In Ward 16 Units 1-16 Bera in Gokana Local Government Area , there was a high voter turnout. So far, things have been peacefulIn Abua/Odua local government, there was a report that some arrests were made by
Friday, 09 December 2016 19:33

Rivers re-run: Catch your updates

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Our team of reporters shall be on hand for the Saturday, December 10 legislative re-run election in Rivers State, to bring on-the-spot developments and evens as they unfold. Keep a tab on how the keenly contested re-run will go from kick-off to final whistle.The Neighbourhood will bring every step of tomorrow’s polls to the comfort of
Friday, 09 December 2016 19:30

Rivers rerun: APC wins first 3 seats

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Before the first ballots had been cast in the legislative re-run election in Rivers State scheduled for Saturday, December 10, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has won presumptive three seats. The seats won are the Rivers South East senatorial District, Tai/Eleme/Oyigbo Federal Constituency and the Tai State Constituency.The Independent

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