Wike To Amaechi, Others: You Can’t Return To PDP Through The Back Door
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The supervising minister of education, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has warned Rivers State governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and others who may be thinking about returning to the PDP…

Every ethnic group has right to Rivers governorship – Amaechi
Every ethnic group has right to Rivers govern…
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Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has stressed the importance of rotational governorship in the state.
He explained that apart from the Ikwerre…

Every ethnic group has right to Rivers govern…
All Ethnic Groups Have Right To Rule Rivers — Amaechi
All Ethnic Groups Have Right To Rule Rivers — Amaechi
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Nyesom Wike can’t be governor of Rivers state, says Amaechi
Nyesom Wike can’t be governor of Rivers state…
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Okafor Ofiebor/Port HarcourtRivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi said Nyesom Wike,the Supervising Minister for Education cannot hope to be his successor because both of…

Nyesom Wike can’t be governor of Rivers state…
Forget about governorship for now, Amaechi tells kinsmen
Forget about governorship for now, Amaechi tells kinsmen
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Wike To Amaechi, Others: You Can’t Return To PDP Through The Back Door

The supervising minister of education, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike, has warned Rivers State governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and others who may be thinking about returning to the PDP not to do so through the back door. Wike gave the warning yesterday at Omoku, headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area of Rivers State, during […]

Every ethnic group has right to Rivers governorship – Amaechi

Every ethnic group has right to Rivers governorship – Amaechi

Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has stressed the importance of rotational governorship in the state. He explained that apart from the Ikwerre ethnic nationality, any other ethnic group in the state could contest next year’s governorship election. Having himself ruled the state as governor from Ikwerre […]

All Ethnic Groups Have Right To Rule Rivers — Amaechi

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Nyesom Wike can’t be governor of Rivers state, says Amaechi

Nyesom Wike can’t be governor of Rivers state, says Amaechi

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor and Chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi said Nyesom Wike,the Supervising Minister for Education cannot hope to be his successor because both of them belong to the same ethnic group. Amaechi said the Ikwerres are morally barred from contesting the 2015 governorship election and that the contest […]

Forget about governorship for now, Amaechi tells kinsmen

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Anambra redeploys 138 redundant ABS staff

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Let’s reposition Anambra State-Chief Obiano

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Sports

Stephen Keshi wins backing from Nigeria Football president

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Balogun to Run in Two Weeks

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NFF Appoints Integrity, Match-Fixing Investigative Officers

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Rufai: Eagles Can Go Far In Brazil

Rufai: Eagles Can Go Far In Brazil

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Africa News

Ghana: Ghana’s Oil Quagmire

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Nigeria: Kidnappers of Anglican Arcbishop Collected N10m

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Nigeria: Boko Haram Claims Abuja Bombing

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Entertainment

Nollywood, GDP enhance Nigeria’s self-image

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“Piracy is killing Nollywood”, Nigerian Producer says

“Piracy is killing Nollywood”, Nigerian Producer says

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Health

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