The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Nyesom Wike, who is also the incumbent governor of Rivers State has defeated his closest rival, the candidate of the African Action Congress, Biokpomabo Awara.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the elections conducted in all three senatorial districts in Rivers State.
Nigeria’s electoral umpire has resumed collation of the governorship election results from the controversial state of Rivers.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has thrown out a suit filed by the African Action Congress (AAC), querying the propriety of handling of the last governorship and State Assembly elections in Rivers State, particularly as it relates to its announcement of the results, by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended all electoral processes in Rivers State due to widespread disruption of elections conducted on Saturday, March 9, 2019, in the state.
Rivers State deserve heavy deployment of soldiers, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said.
Heavy security to be deployed to Rivers Information from Rivers State, one of the hottest points during elections, said some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission have requested they be redeployed to more secured locations. From the report we gathered that INEC has granted their request ahead of Saturday’s governorship and National Assembly elections. […]
Rivers State is one of the 36 states in Nigeria and has Port Harcourt as its capital (which is also the largest city in the State) According to census data released in 2006, Rivers State has a population of over 5 million people. Stats shows the State is one of the most populated in Nigeria. Date […]
The office of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Rivers State has reportedly been set on fire by suspected political thugs. Reports from the state said no one has been arrested at the time of filing this report, but police authority said investigation has commenced. The state residents believe the attack on the INEC office […]
Governor Nyesom Wike has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of hating Rivers State, saying his hatred for the state is reflected on the fact that he could not boast of any meaningful thing he has done for the state since he assumed office May 29, 2015. He accused the President of violating the rule of law, […]