The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Tuesday resumed collation of result of Rivers State governorship poll. The commission had suspended the process on March 10, 2019, due to the widespread disruption of elections and violence in Polling Units and Collation Centres. However, the electoral umpire on Sunday named seventeenContinue Reading

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says he is confident that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will issue a Certificate of Return to him as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District. Okorocha expressed this optimism while speaking with State House Correspondents after a private meeting with President MuhammaduContinue Reading

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on has urged the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to purge itself of “bad eggs and hypocrites,” whom he said, lacked commitment to return the opposition party to its lost glory. Obasanjo rued that many of the PDP leaders are still preoccupied with what ministers to “theirContinue Reading

Governor Nyesom Wike’s ruthless desire for power was the primary root cause of the political violence in Rivers. The killings of over 120 APC supporters in Rivers State during the 2015 elections campaign has never been disputed and thus need not be re-iterated. However, in November 2018, troops from theContinue Reading