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PDP Convention: One Serious Mistake Wike Can Make Soon

The opposition party would hold its convention in October and preparation seems to be in place for the exercise. Wike would be at the forefront of the exercise and this would make him to inadvertently commit at least one serious political error. He would want to put everything in place and in the process he would make mistakes.

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PDP Convention: One Serious Mistake Wike Can Make Soon

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Borno State Allegedly Does Not Collect VAT On Food Bought In Restaurant, Unlike Rivers State.

Value Added Tax (VAT) collections have been generating several controversies after Governor Wike of Rivers State stopped the federal Inland Revenue Services, FIRS, from collecting VAT in Rivers State as he claimed that such revenue collections are supposed to be the sole responsibility of the state and not by the federal government, which will redistribute it back to each state.

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Borno State Allegedly Does Not Collect VAT On Food Bought In Restaurant, Unlike Rivers State.

POLITICS

Governor Wike's Promise Yet To be Fulfilled In Rivers State

(Photo credit; City news Port Harcourt) His excellency, the executive governor of Rivers State, Chief Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has transformed the state in several ways following the delivery of quality and World-class projects in Rivers State. The Rivers State governor, who is popularly addressed as "Mr. Project" was earlier announced as the award winner of the governorship blueprint newspaper and the outstanding governor of the year in terms of project constructions in Rivers State.

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Governor Wike's Promise Yet To be Fulfilled In Rivers State

POLITICS

How Atiku & Seyi Makinde Gang Up Against Wike To Stop His Candidate From Emerging Next PDP Chairman

The battle for supremacy ahead of the October national convention of the PDP is becoming interesting as top party members are fighting to ensure that their candidate emerges the next national chairman of the PDP. There have been alignments and realignments in the last few days as the October national convention of the PDP is less than 6 weeks from now.

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How Atiku & Seyi Makinde Gang Up Against Wike To Stop His Candidate From Emerging Next PDP Chairman

POLITICS

How David Mark Peace Panel Is Giving Up On PDP As Wike Frustrates His Efforts Ahead Of Convention

Former Senate President of Nigeria, David Mark was optimistic that he will resolve the internal crisis rocking the PDP when the NEC of the PDP appointed him to lead the peace panel in PDP. The Benue born politician who represented his people in the Senate for 20 years is passionate about the party that has done much for him and is committed to reconciling Wike and Secondus.

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How David Mark Peace Panel Is Giving Up On PDP As Wike Frustrates His Efforts Ahead Of Convention

ECONOMY-FINANCE

2 Statements Made By Bello Masari That The Sanwo-olu, Nyesom Wike And FG May Not Agree With.

Value Added Tax, VAT, is one of the most discussed issues in Nigeria these days, as some Southern governors, particularly the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo Olu, and the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike , have indicated a desire to collect it.

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2 Statements Made By Bello Masari That The Sanwo-olu, Nyesom Wike And FG May Not Agree With.

POLITICS

Opinion: How PDP National Convention May Reduce Wike's Influence In The Party

The National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP may reduce Wike's influence in the Party. It should be recalled that Governor Wike, who is the Governor of Rivers State was one of the PDP Leaders that Clamoured for the Removal of Secondus as the National Chairman of the Party.

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Opinion: How PDP National Convention May Reduce Wike's Influence In The Party

POLITICS

Why Wike And Ortom Joint Ticket Will Be The Best For PDP In 2023

As the 2023 presidential election draws closer, political players across the country who have the ambition to contest for the election are preparing for it. There are speculations about influential politicians who may likely contest for the presidential election and some Governors have also been tipped to emerge as running mates to different presidential candidates in 2023.

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Why Wike And Ortom Joint Ticket Will Be The Best For PDP In 2023

POLITICS

One Condition Secondus Gave PDP To Withdraw His Court Case As Ligitations Threaten PDP Convention

Suspended National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus believes in the PDP and appears to have shown commitment in ending the internal crisis rocking the party that gave him the opportunity to become a two-time PDP Chairman in Rivers State and also emerge the National Chairman of the PDP in 2017.

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One Condition Secondus Gave PDP To Withdraw His Court Case As Ligitations Threaten PDP Convention

POLITICS

Two Reasons Amaechi May Defeat Wike In Rivers State

General elections will be held in Nigeria on 23 February 2023 to elect the President, Vice President, House of Representatives and Senate. The winners of the election will be inaugurated on 29 May 2023, the former date of Democracy Day. Anyway I will be discussing why Amaechi may probably take over Rivers State despite the hard work of Wike to unseat APC in 2023 general elections.

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Two Reasons Amaechi May Defeat Wike In Rivers State

POLITICS

Two Smart Steps Taken By APC Leaders To Show The Party May Win Rivers State From PDP In 2023 Polls

The All Progressives Congress APC may likely win Rivers State from the Peoples Democratic Party PDP in the forthcoming Polls. The APC Leaders had taken some steps that will help the Party to wrestle Power from PDP in the State in 2023. Though, Governor Wike has Performed well to make the Party continue relevant in the State.

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Two Smart Steps Taken By APC Leaders To Show The Party May Win Rivers State From PDP In 2023 Polls

ECONOMY-FINANCE

VAT: 2 Tactical Decisions The Northern Govs May Be Forced To Consider That Could Affect The South

It is no longer news that the Lagos and Rivers State governments had recently adopted the decision to start collecting VAT in their states as a way of encouraging fiscal federalism and boosting the rate of economic developments in their states, although the Abuja Appeal Court had some days ago halted the implementation of the law in both states.

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VAT: 2 Tactical Decisions The Northern Govs May Be Forced To Consider That Could Affect The South

POLITICS

ANALYSIS: Inside Story Of How States Raise Small Amounts And Get Billions As Wike And Sanwo-Olu Kick

It started like a one man show when Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State opposed the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) by the federal government. Wike opposed it and to prove that he was serious, he signed a law to allow Rivers State government to collect VAT in its territory.

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ANALYSIS: Inside Story Of How States Raise Small Amounts And Get Billions As Wike And Sanwo-Olu Kick

POLITICS

Rivers APC spokesman, Ogbonna Nwuke resigns

Chief Ogbonna Nwuke, the Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, has resigned his position as the spokesman of the party. Nwuke sent a signed letter to the leadership of the party in the state. In his letter, he said that his decision to resign from the position was personal.

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Rivers APC spokesman, Ogbonna Nwuke resigns

ECONOMY-FINANCE

[Opinion] Direct Collection of VAT By States Is Not a Joke As Alleged By Gov. Masari of Katsina

The controversy surrounding the decision of Southern Governors that states should directly collect Value-Added Tax (VAT) from companies located within their territories, is not showing any sign of abating soon. It should be recalled that the whole drama started when the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, made moves to stop the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) from collecting VAT in his state on behalf of the Federal Government.

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[Opinion] Direct Collection of VAT By States Is Not a Joke As Alleged By Gov. Masari of Katsina

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Two Reasons Governor Umahi May Not Agree with Southern Governors' Position on VAT

Photo: Dave Umahi, culled from the Tableshakers Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi says the state is not in support of Rivers, Lagos and other states in their moves to collect Value Added Tax. It could be recalled that Rivers State, Lagos State and some states from southern part of the country have insisted that their states will, henceforth, be collecting Value Added Tax (VAT) from their respective states.

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Two Reasons Governor Umahi May Not Agree with Southern Governors' Position on VAT

POLITICS

Rivers 2023: What Gov. Nyesom Wike Should Do If He Doesn't Want APC To Dominate Rivers State

Ahead of the forthcoming 2023 gubernatorial election in Rivers State, political actors in the two primary parties in the state are already struggling confidentially to achieve the state for their political parties. This has been the order of the day in the political sphere of Rivers State. Governor Nyesom Wike the current State governor of the Peoples Democratic Party is toiling to remain politically relevant in the State after he vacates the office in 2023, and his rival the past Governor of the State and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, of the All Progressives Congress, is also struggling to end the People's Democratic Party's preeminence in the State.

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Rivers 2023: What Gov. Nyesom Wike Should Do If He Doesn't Want APC To Dominate Rivers State

EDUCATION

Rivers University Gets Approval To Award Degree In Medicine, surgery

The Rivers State University said it has gotten approval for the award of a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Nlerum Okogbule, disclosed this during a media briefing in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Okogbule said the approval followed the result of an accreditation carried out by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria on the institution’s Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery MBBS degrees programme and the accreditation of the National Universities Commission.

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Rivers University Gets Approval To Award Degree In Medicine, surgery

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: David Irimagha Is Dead; PDP Governors Tackle Umahi Over Comments On Zoning

Rivers local govt chairman dies days after celebrating 100 days in office David Irimagha, the Chairman of Rivers State's Bonny Local Government Area, died just days after celebrating the first 100 days of his second term in office. Photo Credit: SunNews Following the unofficial sad report, the people of the LGA have gone into mourning over Irimagha's untimely death.

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Today's Headlines: David Irimagha Is Dead; PDP Governors Tackle Umahi Over Comments On Zoning

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Why Is Borno State Allegedly Not Collecting VAT On Food Items While Rivers State Does Collect?

Value Added Tax (VAT) collections have been generating several controversies after Governor Wike of Rivers State stopped the federal Inland Revenue Services, FIRS, from collecting VAT in Rivers State as he claimed that such revenue collections are supposed to be the sole responsibility of the state and not by the federal government, which will redistribute it back to each state.

  4 hours ago
Why Is Borno State Allegedly Not Collecting VAT On Food Items While Rivers State Does Collect?