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NSIMA EKERE, OTHER TOP NDDC OFFICIALS IN ALLEGED N14 BILLION CONTRACT RACKETEERING [DOCUMENTS] – DAILY POST NIGERIA
RESTRUCTURING: IT’S UNFAIR TO TELL BUHARI, APC TO IMPLEMENT RESULTS OF LAST CONFERENCE – SERIAKE DICKSON – DAILY POST NIGERIA
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WE PLOTTED THE REMOVAL OF GOODLUCK JONATHAN IN SOKOTO – ROTIMI AMAECHI

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The plots that cost Dr. Goodluck Jonathan the 2015 presidential election were mainly planned, hatched and perfected in Sokoto, the seat of the Caliphate.

This revelation was made by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, when he paid a courtesy visit on Governor Aminu Tambuwal, at the Government House.

He said Nigeria would have been worse off economically if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had won the presidential election.

The former governor of Rivers who was in Sokoto to present a keynote address at the 15th National Council on Transportation said: “I have been to Sokoto severally, especially in 2015 during our struggle to change Nigeria. Sokoto played a very critical role in that struggle. The then governor, Aliyu Wamakko and then Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, worked together and closely with us to ensure we achieved our objective.

“The two of them moved with us to the APC; they were equally part of the new Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). I recall my conversations with Tambuwal when we moved to APC. I had told him that we had moved and he asked whether I was the only one. I told him that I moved with the governors, but he inquired if his governor, Wamakko, equally moved with us. I told him we will issue a statement concerning his governor. As God will have it, the governor himself issued a statement declaring that he was solidly in support of the movement to the APC. Continue reading

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TSUNAMI HITS PDP AS THOUSANDS OF SUPPORTERS DECAMP TO APC IN RIVERS STATE

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The wave of defection have hit the People’s Democratic Party in Rivers State as thousands of its members defected to the All Progressive Congress in the State.

Our correspondent reports that members of a group numbering thousands which had before the 2015 general elections declared their support for PDP in the state, today turned round to announce their support for the APC.

Speaking during the declaration, the National Chairman of the I See You Group, CHIZY NYEOMASELA they decided to throw their support for the APC because of the leadership style of the Minister of Transportation, ROTIMI AMAECHI who is the leader of the party in the state.

NYEOMASELA who claimed to have over forty thousand members across the twenty three local government in the state, requested for forty thousand members forms which he said would ensured full compliance of members of the party.

The I See You Leader who pleaded for the forgiveness from ROTIMI AMAECHI for fighting him in the past, promised to work for the success of APC to come 2019 and beyond.

“we are happy to join the APC today, our decision was born out of the leadership style of the leader of the party, Rotimi Amaechi who has always younger once along,

“Amaechi came to me and told me that Ada-George will become the Governor of Rivers state and he became, he told of Doctor PETER Odile he became, he told me that he will become the Governor and he did finally he told me that President MOHAMMADU Buhari will be president now BUHARI is president, Amaechi is a real prophet. Continue reading

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GOVERNOR WIKE SWEARS IN 14 NEW COMMISSIONERS

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In a bid to reposition the State Government for better performance, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Wednesday swore in fourteen (14) commissioners.

The governor also swore in a new permanent secretary, Mrs Ibiware Ogolo.

Performing the swearing-in, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike charged the commissioners to exhibit 100 percent loyalty.

He said: “We demand 100 percent loyalty. This work deserves total commitment. When you have the opportunity to serve the state, it is a rare privilege. Therefore, you have to be committed to service.

” We are rebuilding the state because a lot went wrong during the immediate past administration of the APC. You need to put in your best.”

According to the governor, those who put in their best will be noticed by the people and rewarded in the future.

“Once you do your work, people will notice you and appreciate the quality of your service to the state. That is why you must continue to put in your best”, he said. Continue reading

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GOVERNOR WIKE RELEASES N100 MILLION FOR WATER PROJECT

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Water Supply: Governor Wike releases N100million Counterpart Fund for RSG/EU NSDP in Two LGAs

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the immediate release of N100million as second tranche counterpart fund for the Rivers State Government/European Union Niger Delta Support Programme (RSG/EU NSDP) for two local government areas.

The State Government had earlier released the first tranche of counterpart fund of N100million to the EU Development Partners. The two benefiting local government areas are Akuku-Toru and Opobo-Nkoro.

RSG-EU/NDSP Programme covers:

(1) Opobo/Nkoro LGA :
Opobo,Nkoro and Kalaibiama (2) Akuku-Toru LGA : Abonnema,Kula and Abissa.

Speaking during a courtesy visit by the Minister Counsellor of the European Union to Nigeria, Mr Kurt Cornelis to the Government House, Port Harcourt on Thursday , Governor Wike noted that the fact that the State Government paid the first tranche of 50 percent , proved its commitment to the project.

He said: “I have given the authority that by tomorrow the second tranche of N100million be paid. Be rest assured that whatever needs to be done , would be done.

“I commend the EU for this programme. We will never be a state that will be backwards in water and sanitation projects”. Continue reading

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APC STAGES SOLIDARITY WALK IN PORT HARCOURT OVER THE SAFE RETURN OF PRESIDENT BUHARI FROM LONDON

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The All Progressive Congress in Rivers State in conjunction with Coalition of Civil Societies and Community Based Organizations in the state have staged a solidarity walk in street of Port Harcourt for what they called safe returned of President MUHAMMADU BUHARI from medical leave.

Our correspondent reports that the groups took off their walk from Port Harcourt Polo Club around GRA phase two through Aba road and terminated the walk at APC party Secretariat in Forces Avenue Old GRA.

Addressing newsmen on behalf of the groups and APC members at the Party Secretariat, the APC State Chairman, Chief DAVIES IKANYA said the they decided to stage the walk in appreciation to all Nigerian who joined in praying for the President during his medical vacation.

Chief IKANYA expressed confidence that the return of the President was the return of integrity which he said would bring more development to the country just as he expressed confidence that APC will win 2019 general elections in both Rivers State and Federal level.

The APC State chairman also used the opportunity to criticize Governor NYESOM WIKE led administration which he said have destroyed all institutions and is full of insecurity.

“when Rotimi Amaechi led Rivers people to APC Amaechi was right, When APC nominated MUHAMMADU BUHARI to contest as president APC was right, when BUHARI appointed Amaechi as Director General of Campaign organizations, Buhari was right and Nigerians voted President MUHAMMADU BUHARI, Nigerian was right, Buhari is the solution to Nigeria problems,

“we thank God for Buhari’s recovery and his return from medical vacation is while we are here today to celebrate, we thanked all Nigerians for prayed for his recovery.

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U.S Sells N181bn Warplanes, Weapons to Nigeria – INFORMATION NIGERIA

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Nigeria’s battle against the Boko Haram sect in the last 9 years has received a massive boost following the acquisition of improvised military weapons from the United States of America. The Headquarters of the United States Department of Defence, the Pentagon, has informed the US Congress of the sale of 12 Super Tucano A-29 ground …

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Major shake-up in NNPC – The Nation Nigeria

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday announced a major management shake-up that culminates in the appointments and redeployment across the value chain. The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, told NNPC officials shortly before the announcement was made public that the new appointments would not only help to position the CorporationRead More

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Automakers hold back from Nigeria over delay in NAIDP bill – BusinessDay : News you can trust

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The delay in the passage of the National Automotive Industrial Development Plan (NAIDP) bill into law by the Senate, is said to be one of the factors holding back an estimated $5 billion worth of investment by automakers into the various local automobile assembly plants in Nigeria, under the 10-year (2013-2023) Auto Industry Development Plan. …

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