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Today's Headlines: We Are Not At War With FG-Wike; Next President Must Negotiate With North-Bakare

Wike: We Are Not at War with FG over Tax Collection Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, said at the weekend that the state was not at war with the federal government or any of its agencies. The clarification followed insinuations in some quarters about hostility between the two tiers of government in the wake of the legal dispute over who is authorised to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) in the state.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: We Are Not At War With FG-Wike; Next President Must Negotiate With North-Bakare

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: 25 Burnt Alive In Rivers; 16 APC Govs Back Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition-Dayo

25 persons burnt as fire guts illegal refinery in Rivers About 25 persons are reported to have been burnt in the Rumuekpe community in the Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State following a fire outbreak from an illegal local refinery popularly known as Kpofire. The incident took place on Thursday, according to eyewitnesses.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: 25 Burnt Alive In Rivers; 16 APC Govs Back Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition-Dayo

POLITICS

2 major things that might help Magnus Abe to win Rivers Gov'ship election in 2023

The 2023 governorship in Rivers State is less than two years, influential political players who want to take over the baton of leadership from Governor Nyesom Wike are already working underground to achieve their goals. Some influential politicians in the major political parties in the State have already been tipped to emerge as the next Governor of the state.

  7 months ago ago
2 major things that might help Magnus Abe to win Rivers Gov'ship election in 2023

POLITICS

Opinion: What Will Happen To Rivers APC Come 2023 If Amaechi And Abe Fail To Resolve Crisis

As we approach 2023 election, the All Progressive Congress, APC in Rivers State may face another round of defeat in the forthcoming election if the party fails to put its house in order (talking about the crisis in the party). As you may know, the party has been facing internal crisis since 2019 as the party was divided into factions.

  7 months ago ago
Opinion: What Will Happen To Rivers APC Come 2023 If Amaechi And Abe Fail To Resolve Crisis

ENVIRONMENT

Check Out 4 Mysterious Lakes/Rivers That Can Be Found In Nigeria

Nigeria is home to alot of Mysterious Lakes and Rivers, let's take a look at a few of them below. 1. The Oguta lake You can't talk about mystery and not mention the popular Oguta lake. This lake is located in the rainforest of Niger State, it can also be found in Imo State, Nigeria.

  7 months ago ago
Check Out 4 Mysterious Lakes/Rivers That Can Be Found In Nigeria

POLITICS

3 Prominent Politicians Who Might Be Endorsed As PDP Flag Bearers Against 2023 Presidential Election

It's no longer a news that the race for the 2023 presidential election under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared open for anyone who wishes to run for the presidency since the National Executive Committee (NEC) failed to ratify the recommendations given by the zoning commitee led by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State.

  7 months ago ago
3 Prominent Politicians Who Might Be Endorsed As PDP Flag Bearers Against 2023 Presidential Election

POLITICS

How Nyesom Wike Rose From Being A Local Govt Chairman To Becoming A State Governor In Rivers State

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike happens to be one of the most talked about governors in the country. Some of the things he is known for, is his courage and style of leadership.File Photo: Nyesom Wike| Credit: PM news Nyesom Wike did not just get to where he is today by just sitting down and hoping.

  7 months ago ago
How Nyesom Wike Rose From Being A Local Govt Chairman To Becoming A State Governor In Rivers State

POLITICS

2 South - South States APC May Find Difficult To Win In 2023

Among the South - South states whose Governorship positions will be contested in the 2023 gubernatorial elections, two (2) may be very difficult for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to win, due to some obvious reasons. Apart from the apparent strength of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), APC has continued to experience internal issues, defections and even crisis within these states.

  7 months ago ago
2 South - South States APC May Find Difficult To Win In 2023

POLITICS

One Great Step APC Has Taken In Rivers State That May Bring Victory To The Party In 2023

With evidence that the 2023 Rivers State governorship election fast approaching, the available Indication has shown that the All progressive Congress has started preparation on how to win the next governorship election. Although the political crisis within the All Progressives Congress in Rivers between the camp that is loyal to former senator Magnus Abe and Rotimi Amaechi might have affected the party from winning the Rivers state governorship election in 2019.

  7 months ago ago
One Great Step APC Has Taken In Rivers State That May Bring Victory To The Party In 2023

POLITICS

1 Major Reason Why APC Is Yet To Politically Capture Rivers State

As the build-up to the general elections in Nigeria continues to take several fascinating twists and turns, Rivers state have become the cynosure of all eyes. The state is considered by many analysts as the political capital of the south-south region of Nigeria. There is no doubt that Rivers state, is currently on the radar of the ruling All Progressive Congress party in the country.

  7 months ago ago
1 Major Reason Why APC Is Yet To Politically Capture Rivers State

POLITICS

Major Allegations Governor Wike Made Against The FG During NBA Conference

The Governor of Rivers state, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has reportedly made some serious allegations against the Federal Government, while claiming the nation was badly governed. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike The Governor who made these accusations during the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, in Port Harcourt alleged that the Federal Government is currently using the devious approach of tagging opposition voices as security risks, while using the Immigration Authority to seize their passports without any prior court order.

  7 months ago ago
Major Allegations Governor Wike Made Against The FG During NBA Conference

POLITICS

One Major Mistake Rivers APC Needs To Avoid To Prevent PDP From Having An Advantage Ahead Of 2023

There is one major mistake the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers state needs to avoid. If they don't deal with the problem of conflict it may favor their main opponent PDP head of the 2023 general elections. According to the Punch, Chief Emeka Beke, who is an Emohua born politician, had emerged Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC, in Rivers State.

  7 months ago ago
One Major Mistake Rivers APC Needs To Avoid To Prevent PDP From Having An Advantage Ahead Of 2023

POLITICS

Why Governor Wike Wants The Supreme Court To Accelerate Hearing On VAT Case

The Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has reportedly asked the Supreme Court to accelerate hearing on the Value Added Tax case between the Federal Government and some states, which is currently before it. The Governor who wondered why the the apex court has not given the contentious issue the needed attention, argued that the case was of national importance and that the Nigerian citizenry was eagerly waiting to hear the final judgment on the issue.

  7 months ago ago
Why Governor Wike Wants The Supreme Court To Accelerate Hearing On VAT Case

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines: No Disagreement Over Tax With FG-Wike, Singer Niniola Thrills Fans

Rivers not at war with FG over tax collection-Gov. Wike PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State has said that the state is not at war with Nigera or any of its components over the dispute on the authority to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) as being insinuated in some quarters.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: No Disagreement Over Tax With FG-Wike, Singer Niniola Thrills Fans

POLITICS

Rivers APC Crisis: How The Situation Had Worsened Days After Nationwide State Congress

Ever since the nationwide state congress election in the APC, the Rivers state chapter of the ruling party has been thrown into chaos. Different factions are at war, they are all claiming rightful ownership to the chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress APC, in Rivers State.

  7 months ago ago
Rivers APC Crisis: How The Situation Had Worsened Days After Nationwide State Congress

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Hoodlums Disrupt PDP Factional Congress, Beke Emerges As APC Chairman In Rivers

Hoodlums disrupt PDP factional congress in Ibadan Pandemonium ensued on Saturday in Ibadan as suspected hoodlums disrupted the congress organised by a faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Oyo state. The gang of thugs unleashed violence and damaged not less than fifty vehicles at the Jogor Center venue of the congress.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Hoodlums Disrupt PDP Factional Congress, Beke Emerges As APC Chairman In Rivers

POLITICS

Rivers Not Fighting FG Over Tax Collection - Gov. Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers says the state isn't battling the Federal Government or any of its organizations over collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) as being insinuated in certain quarters. Speaking on Sunday in Abuja at a public lecture entitled: "Taxing Powers in a Federal System" to mark the 60th birthday celebration of Mr Ahmed Raji, (SAN).

  7 months ago ago
Rivers Not Fighting FG Over Tax Collection - Gov. Wike

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: We're fighting for fiscal federalism, not federal government - Wike; Tension as gunmen kidnap three worshippers in Ogun State

Rivers governor Nyesom Wike says the state’s disagreement with the federal government over collection of value added tax is geared towards establishing fiscal federalism as guaranteed under the Nigerian Constitution. Mr Wike points out that the dispute is not about battling the federal government or any of its departments, as some have suggested.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: We're fighting for fiscal federalism, not federal government - Wike; Tension as gunmen kidnap three worshippers in Ogun State

POLITICS

I am in APC but Wike is doing well in Rivers, says Kalu

Governor Nyesom Wike's infrastructural revolution in Rivers State has been praised by Senate Chief Whip Orji Kalu. According to a statement from Wike's Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, Kalu made the praise at the Eko Hotel in Lagos over the weekend at the 2020 Sun Newspapers Award celebration.

  7 months ago ago
I am in APC but Wike is doing well in Rivers, says Kalu

POLITICS

First Bonny LG female Chairman Barasua, sworn in by Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike had sworn Dame Anengi Barasua, JP., as the first female Executive Chairman of Bonny Local Government Area. He said it is part of efforts to ensure more women inclusion in politics and also charged her to always work in unity with the leadership of Bonny LGA, he also described her position as an opportunity to show her potential in service.

  7 months ago ago
First Bonny LG female Chairman Barasua, sworn in by Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike