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Wike & PDP At An Impasse Over Elumelu 2023

The crisis between the hierarchy of PDP and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has escalated to the extent that some influential members of the party decided to wade in and try to resolve the issue. Six PDP governors, Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo), Samuel Ortom (Benue), Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa) and Bello Matawalle (Zamfara), paid a visit

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Pipeline Explosion Kills 10, Buhari Orders Investigation

Reports available indicate that at least 10 persons were killed in the pipeline that exploded on Saturday in Komkom community, Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State. Eyewitness account says the explosion, which happened around 6.45am caused so much panic in the community. The explosion was said to have happened as some workers from an unidentified firm was were working

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Rotimi Amaechi Vs Nyesom Wike, Peace Process Truncated Again

Soon after the 2019 governorship election results were declared, and Governor Nyesom Wike re-elected as the governor of Rivers State, Wike went ahead to douse the tension in the state by extending an olive tree of peace to Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi. However, it seems that fragile peace process is about to be truncated as the two have recently

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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Pastor Tonye Cole, and his team on ward-to-ward consultation narrowly escaped assassination at Bakana-Kalabari area of the state on Saturday 17 November. Cole, a businessman and co-founder of Sahara Group, however, said yesterday in Port Harcourt that he remained undeterred in his determination to ensure good governance in

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