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Nigerian Army

Rivers Elections: We feel betrayed by INEC – Nigerian Army

INEC had accused the army and thugs of disrupting elections in Rivers.


HIV/AIDs prevalence rate in Akwa Ibom unacceptable – Ex-NMA chairman

The Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has shown that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Police arrest suspected killers of four officers – Official

The killers also burnt the police station and police vehicles.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police vow to apprehend killers of sergeant

One other police officer was killed in the attack.

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

I’ll ensure southern district gets Cross River 2023 guber ticket– Gov. Ayade

The governorship slot in the state has been rotational within the three Senatorial Districts in the state.

Nigerian Soldiers

How soldiers, thugs disrupted collation in Rivers – INEC

INEC said the soldiers and armed thugs wanted to subvert the will of the people in Rivers State.

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki

World Kidney Day: Obaseki mulls compulsory medical test for Edo workers

“In the organised private sector, annual medical test is a standard practice…”

Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole

Akwa Ibom ranks highest in HIV prevalence rate in Nigeria

About 1.9 million Nigerians are currently living with HIV.

Attack on Edo police station

PHOTOS: Police station attacked by gunmen, four officers killed

The gunmen also burnt vehicles and other police property.

Gov. Nyesom Wike voting during the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections at Ward 9 Unit 7, at Rumuepirikom in Obi/Akpo Local Government Area of Rivers on Saturday (9/3/19). 02030/9/3/2019/Chidi Ohalete/BJO/NAN

Governorship Poll: Why Wike should be declared winner – Rivers PDP

The party says the governor scored the highest number of votes “from results so far”

Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa. [Photo credit: Thisday Live]

Okowa speaks on victory, assures of greater development of Delta state

Mr Okowa was on Monday declared winner of the March 9 governorship election by INEC.

Mahmood Yakubu

Rivers Elections: INEC committee ends inquiry as anxiety grips parties

“They did not tell us anything. They are reporting to Abuja, and that is where a decision will be taken,” a source tells PREMIUM TIMES.

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, (APC), Adams Oshiomhole (m), addressing State House Correspondents after a meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the State House Abuja on Monday (23/7/18). With him are Spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 Campaign, Festus Keyamo (L) and former member of the House of Representatives from Birnin-Kudu in Jigawa State. Hon. Farouk Aliyu Adamu. 03946/23/7/18/Ismaila Ibrahim/NAN

Rivers elections: APC defends military, accuses INEC of working for Wike

This is the APC’s first direct public involvement in the Rivers elections conundrum

Obo Effanga - INEC Resident Electoral comissioner Rivers State

PDP-led coalition opposes call for Rivers REC transfer

Their demand came after calls erupted that the official be transferred.

INEC emblem

Election: INEC to conduct supplementary poll in three Bayelsa constituencies

Of the 24 seats in the Bayelsa House of Assembly, 21 have been fully declared.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Tension as police cancel briefing on clash with soldiers in Rivers

Two soldiers were reportedly attacked by policemen and thugs attached to Governor Wike.

Rivers state on map

Rivers Elections: INEC committee arrives from Abuja, grills local staff

The officials were led by a national commissioner, Anthonia Okoosi-Simbine.

APC National Secretariat in Abuja

APC rejects governorship, state assembly election results in Cross River, Delta

The PDP candidates in both states won the governorship elections.

APC Secretariat

Akwa Ibom APC rejects governorship results

The party describes the results of the election won by the PDP candidate, Governor Udom Emmanuel, as “fictitious.”

Governor Nyesom wike

APC-backed AAC candidate claims lead in Rivers

Governor Wike also says he has won reelection and is asking INEC to declare him so.

It’s official: Governor Emmanuel wins re-election

Mr Emmanuel won in 30 out the 31 local government areas in the state.

Godswill Akpabio

Akwa Ibom Governorship: INEC cancels elections in nine out of 11 wards in Akpabio’s LGA

Election officials at the local government ”had to choose between their lives and signing doctored result sheets.”