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  1. RemmyAlex

    Metro Festus Keyamo Speaks About Irregularities in Rivers Rerun

    Nigerian lawyer, Festus Keyamo has condemned various electoral violence in the last Saturday's Rivers state parliamentary rerun elections. Keyamo in a series of tweets said: “anyone who fails to rise above politics to condemn all sides in the needless killings in Rivers elections should be...
  2. RemmyAlex

    Metro Rivers Rerun: Corps Member Narrates Shocking Experience As INEC Ad Hoc Staff

    A corps member serving in Rivers state who took part in Saturday's rerun election has narrated a shocking ordeal about his experience in the last parliamentary poll. READ: MY EXPERIENCE AS APO 1 IN UNIT 6, WARD 4, OF EMOHUA LGA, IN RIVERS STATE SENATORIAL, STATE HOUSE OF REP AND NATIONAL HOUSE...
  3. RemmyAlex

    Politics Rivers Rerun: Heavy Security as INEC Set to Announce Official Results

    Security was beefed on Sunday evening as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC set to official announce the results of the Saturday’s Federal and State legislative elections. INEC on Saturday conducted a rerun elections of the National and state house of Assembly seats that were...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Politics Rivers Rerun: Amaechi Cancels Visit To Wike's Ward

    Minister of Transportation and former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi, has rescinded an earlier decision to visit Governor Nyesom Wike’s ward during tomorrow’s rerun election into national and state assemblies. Amaechi, who spoke yesterday in a radio programme monitored in Port...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Sports Fifa: Infantino Wins First Round But Voting Goes to Second Round in Tight Election

    Gianni Infantino caused a surprise by polling the most votes in round one of voting in Friday's election to succeed Sepp Blatter as Fifa president. The Uefa secretary general failed to get enough to seal outright victory, claiming 88 of the 207 votes available at an extraordinary congress in...
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    Politics Supreme Court Gives Reasons for Dismissing Mama Taraba's Appeal

    The Supreme Court on Monday disclosed reasons why it dismissed the appeal filled by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate in Taraba, Aisha Alhassan. The apex court said the appeal made by APC and Alhassan in its judgement on Feb.11 had no locus standi to challenge...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Politics David Mark: I'm Psychologically and Emotionally Ready For Benue South Rerun

    The immediate past President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has stated that the growing interest of his people and endorsement by various stakeholders ahead of the February 20, 2016 rerun election for Benue South has encouraged and made him psychologically prepared. Senator Mark said he was...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics Rivers: Governor Wike Declares January 27 Annual Public Holiday

    The Rivers State Government has approved January 27 every year as a public holiday to mark the validation of the election of Nyesom Wike as the governor of the State, Guardian reports. The Supreme Court delivered her judgment upholding Wike’s election on January 27, 2016. “Every January 27...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Politics Anti-Graft War: Nigeria's Justice System Is My Major Headache - Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said as far his administration’s ongoing anti-corruption fight was concerned, the nation’s judiciary remained his major headache and needs urgent attention. He said the fight against corruption in Nigeria could only be effectively tackled with the strong...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Politics Nigeria: INEC Redeploys Controversial Rivers REC, 8 Others

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the redeployment of nine Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) among whom is the controversial Mrs Gesila Khan, who was the REC in Rivers state. In a circular tagged INEC/SEC/402/I and dated 27 January, 2016, Secretary to the...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Politics Supreme Court Affirms Ortom's Victory, Dismisses Tarzoor's Case

    The Supreme Court sitting in Abuja today dismissed the case filed by Prince Terhemen Tarzoor, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last Gubernatorial election in Benue state against Governor Samuel Ortom of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Two count charges of...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Politics Bayelsa Election: Sylva heads to Tribunal

    The candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, and Former Bayelsa State governor in the just concluded governorship poll in the state, Chief Timipre Sylva, yesterday said he would challenge the outcome of the election in the state at the tribunal, describing the exercise as conspiracy against...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Metro #BayelsaDecides: Sporadic Shooting Reported in Bayelsa Community

    According to The Nation, there was sporadic shooting in Ward 1, Agoibiri, South Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa State. Two persons were wounded by stray bullets. Angry youths were said to be in possession of the voting materials.
  14. RemmyAlex

    Politics #BayelsaDecides: LIST of Wards and Communities Where Election Will Hold Tomorrow

    The concluding part of the of the Bayelsa Gubernatorial elections is tomorrow. The elections will hold in 17 wards & 104 communities in Southern Ijaw tomorrow. They are: WARD 1 Southern Ijaw Oporoma I Wenike Community Hall PU 001 Koluama Community Square PU 002 Ogboinbiri Community Square...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Politics #Southern Ijaw Rerun: Cast Your Vote?

    Ahead of Saturday's supplementary poll in Southern Ijaw Local Government area of Bayelsa state, the race between APC's candidate, Timipre Silva and the incumbent governor, Seriake Dickson will be concluded. In your own opinion, Who do you think among the leading contending candidates will have...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Politics Jonathan Applauded By Commonwealth For Able Leadership

    Former president, Goodluck Jonathan was applauded yesterday by the leadership of the Commonwealth for his role in Nigeria's peaceful election and that of other countries. Jonathan, who paid a courtesy visit to Kamalesh Sharma, the Commonwealth secretary-general, at the headquarters of the...
  17. RemmyAlex

    Politics Goodluck Jonathan Named International Person of the Year 2015

    The African Sun Times, Africa’s number one and largest newspaper in America, has announced Nigeria's former President, Goodluck Jonathan as its Persons of-the-Year. The categories the newspaper has chosen last year include International Person of the Year, African Statesman of the Year...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Politics Kogi: Groups Accuse Faleke of Plotting Violence

    Kogi United for Justice said it has uncovered plan by APC’s James Faleke and his supporters to throw Kogi State into chaos ahead of the January 27, 2016 swearing-in ceremony in the state, DailyPost reports.. In a statement yesterday, the group alleged that huge sums of money had been earmarked...
  19. RemmyAlex

    World Iran: Over 12,000 Candidates to Run For Parliamentary Elections

    Over 12,000 candidates, including some 1,200 women have registered to run in Iran’s parliamentary elections, the Interior Ministry said on December 25. Several former ministers and lawmakers, a nephew of the commander of Iran’s elite Qods force Qasem Soleimani, and one of the sons and a...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Politics PDP Criticizes 2016 Budget of President Buhari

    Opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the N6.8 trillion 2016 federal budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, December 22 as a big fraud and executive conspiracy tailored towards mortgaging the future of the nation. The party, in a statement queried...
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