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Islamic group slams Governor Wike for declaring Rivers a Christian state

Islamic Group Slams Governor Wike For Declaring Rivers A Christian State

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has slammed the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for declaring the state a Christian State.   Recall that Governor Wike during a crusade organized by the Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Church in Port Harcourt, a few days ago, declared Rivers…

27th June 2019
No apologies, Rivers State is a Christian state ? Governor Wike

No Apologies, Rivers State is A Christian State – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike has said that Rivers  State is a Christian state and that he will not apologise for saying that. The governor stated this on Sunday June 23rd during the Lord’s Chosen Crusade at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt,…

24th June 2019
Landslide Victory: Nyesom?Wike wins Rivers State governorship election

2019 Elections: Nyesom Wike Wins Rivers State Governorship Election

Nyesom Wike, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Rivers state governorship election, has won another term.   At the end of the final collation of 21 local government areas announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Wike…

3rd April 2019
INEC releases timetable for completion of Rivers State election

INEC Releases Timetable For Completion of Rivers State Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a schedule of activities for the completion of the outstanding election in Rivers State.   The electoral body stated that the process for the election earlier suspended on March 10, 2019, will resume…

28th March 2019
Video: Woman gives birth to a boy at her polling unit in Rivers

Video: Woman Gives Birth At Her Polling Unit in Rivers

A woman gave birth to a baby boy at her polling unit in Rivers state today March 9th. A video from the scene which was shared, shows the moment the baby was born with the assistance of some women. Watch the…

10th March 2019
Again, Supreme Court nullifies APC Primaries in Rivers State

Again, Supreme Court Nullifies APC Primaries in Rivers State

The Justice Aliyu Sanusi-led Supreme Court has struck out the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the judgment of a High Court in Rivers State which barred the APC from conducting any primaries in the state to nominate candidates…

12th February 2019
APC will not participate In Rivers State elections ? INEC confirms

INEC Insists APC Will Not Participate in Rivers State Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has once again confirmed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not participate in elections in Rivers State.   INEC Commissioner, Festus Okoye, said the commission is acting based on a court ruling. “The Independent…

21st January 2019

Photos: Davido Meets Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

Nigerian popstar, Davido who is currently in Rivers State to shoot a music video with Duncan Mighty met with the state governor, Nyesom Wike. Davido during a visit to Governor Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt, said he has identified…

18th August 2018

Biafra: IPOB Members Clash With Soldiers And Hausa Community in Rivers

Some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday allegedly clashed with the Hausa community in Oyibo Local Government Area of Rivers. An eyewitness, who simply identified himself as Frank, told newsmen that the incident left many injured from…

12th September 2017

Rivers State Commissioner Of Police Is Dead

Rivers state Police Commissioner, Mr Francis Mobolaji Odesanya is dead. At the time of this report the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi Omoni said he heard the story but was waiting for confirmation from Force headquaters. Meantime, a top…

31st January 2017