Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Tag "Wike"

    Wike offered me billions to compromise Rivers poll, says army commander accused of oil theft

Wike offered me billions to compromise Rivers poll, says army commander accused of oil theft

Jamil Sarham, general officer commanding (GOC) 6 division of the Nigerian army, has accused Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, of offering him bribe to compromise the gubernatorial election in the state.In a statement by Aminu Iliyasu, the division's spokesman, Sarham said Wike declared war on him when he refused to accept the governor's offer.Wike had accused Sarham of running [...]

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    Amaechi loses LGA to Wike as INEC resumes collation of Rivers results

Amaechi loses LGA to Wike as INEC resumes collation of Rivers results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resumed collation of results for the governorship poll in Rivers state.On March 10, INEC had suspended all electoral processes in the state as a result of violence and widespread disruption of collation of results.The commission later announced that the results of 17 local government areas were intact, and it rescheduled collation for April [...]

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    Eurasia Group: Atiku has gained momentum but Buhari will win

Eurasia Group: Atiku has gained momentum but Buhari will win

Eurasia Group, reputed as the world’s largest political-risk consultancy, says President Muhammadu Buhari will win the February 16 presidential election.In its final Eurasia Group Politics First election forecast seen by TheCable, the group, which was founded in 1998 by American political scientist Ian Bremmer, said Buhari has a 60 percent probability to win."Opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar has regained some momentum [...]

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    Wike, Okupe, Gbenga Daniel — six winners and losers of PDP primary aside Tambuwal, Atiku

Wike, Okupe, Gbenga Daniel — six winners and losers of PDP primary aside Tambuwal, Atiku

The last time ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar faced President Muhammadu Buhari in a political contest was in 2014 when he lost the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Buhari who not only won the general election but also made history by being the first Nigerian politician to unseat an incumbent president.But having secured the presidential ticket of the [...]

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    Amaechi: Rivers will show Wike ‘red card’ at the right time

Amaechi: Rivers will show Wike ‘red card’ at the right time

Rotimi Amaechi, ex-governor of Rivers state, says the people of the state will show Nyesom Wike, his successor, "red card" at the appropriate time.Both men fell out after Amaechi parted ways with former President Goodluck Jonathan.On Sunday, one Morghan Ikhile, a Twitter user, asked Amaechi to use one hand to fight Wike and the other to execute projects."2018 na election year, [...]

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    VIDEO: Wike, Amaechi’s security aides face-off in Rivers

VIDEO: Wike, Amaechi’s security aides face-off in Rivers

The security aides of Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, and Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation clashed on Saturday along Trans-Amadi road in Port-Harcourt.Both men have released statements with varying accounts of what resulted in the confrontation.While Wike says he was attacked by Amaechi's security aides, the minister said he narrowly escaped being shot by the governor's security personnel.Wike and Amaechi, who [...]

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