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APPEAL COURT JUDGMENT SENATOR ABE EXPRESSES JOY ON HIS VICTORY Thank God, Judiciary, Amaechi, Others

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, Senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District, has expressed joy on the outcome of the Court of Appeal judgment on the December 10, 2016, Senatorial re-run election, describing it as the most contentious election in the history of elections in Nigeria. Speaking to newsmen shortly after the Appeal Court confirmed him as the winner of the election, Abe said although Hon. Olaka Nwogu challenged his victory, he deserves commendation for exhausting his constitutional rights up to the level of the Court of Appeal and hoped that the decision of the Court would put to rest his contention after almost two years of electoral battle.

Senator Abe Lauds Niger Delta People for Rising Support For Buhari

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District, has commended the Niger Delta people for increasing their support for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking in an interview with NTA International, Senator Abe said that there is a growing level of support from the Niger Delta to the present administration. This, he said is as a result of engagement by this administration with the people of the region.

Senator Abe Commends APC Members for Resisting Impunity

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District and an APC stalwart, has commended APC members in Rivers State for resisting attempt by the leadership of the party in the state to shut out every member that has sympathy for him at the Local Government Non-elective Delegates Congress. Briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt on his reaction to the botched congress, Abe said that it was obvious to everybody that the leadership of the party in the state designed the congress to shut out his supporters. “Even a child knows that yesterday’s local government non elective congress in the state was designed by the leadership for one reason and one reason only, to prove that those with Senator Abe has been shut out of the party and will have no space in the affairs of the party “, Abe said.

GROUPS LAMENT CRISIS IN RIVERS APC: …Insist Hunger, Unemployment, Intimidation, Lack of Purpose May Jeopardize Party’s Chances

The long-running crisis in the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, over divergent arguments on whether or not the party will conduct a governorship primary in selecting its candidate for the 2019 gubernatorial election has taken a new dimension. Four groups within the party in the state held separate meetings at the weekend, in Port Harcourt, the state capital, and took a swipe at the leadership of the party, insisting that former Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi’s resolve to anoint a governorship candidate and the willingness of Senator Magnus Ngei Abe to offer himself for nomination in the governorship primary, should there be one in 2018, prior the governorship election on Saturday, March 2, 2019, has further exposed members of the party to lingering hardship and dejection. All four groups were unanimous in their condemnation of the crisis provoked by the topical debate on whether or not the Rivers APC will hold a primary as stipulated by the party’s constitution or ignore that provision in the APC constitution, as it happened in 2015, …

Senator Abe Promises to Spearhead Sickle Cell Campaign

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District, has promised to spearhead sickle cell awareness campaign and its collaboration with the Senate. Speaking at a symposium to mark the World Sickle Cell Awareness Day 2017, organized by Sickle Cell Interactive and Management Association in Collaboration with Sickle Cell Support Society of Nigeria and Action Against Sickle Cell, in Port Harcourt, Abe said he would liaise with the Senate committee on Health in conjunction with the Association with a view to creating a legislative platform and framework for intensive national awareness as well as legal control in attitude and behavior.

Did school prepare you for the real world?

That is the important question that you must begin to answer; if you are interested in personal success. School could be a wonderful experience; a great time of growing up and learning about the world and about yourself. It could also be the period when the trajectory of your life becomes totally ruined especially if and when your parents are not very rich and you attended the public schools. Nigeria spots one of the world’s worst managed public school system (primary to tertiary) characterized by a deplorable dearth of initiatives, restrictive and regressive educational agendas, delayed or complete non-payment of salaries/benefits, government insincerity and double standards, unmotivated teachers/lecturers, inadequate and deteriorating learning and teaching facilities, outdated curriculum, incessant strikes/industrial actions, poorly trained students with little or no life skills upon graduation. Click here to pay for your copy of Good to Go and save your copy. As I have already told in Who Took My Job? I had a wonderful experience as a student, except that I was not very interested in academics. I was …

Senator Abe Urges Rivers Councillors to Recover Government House in 2019

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District, has charged Councillors that were elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015,to work tirelessly to ensure that the party wins the 2019 elections in Rivers State. Speaking when the Rivers councillors forum of the 8th Assembly under the APC from the 319 wards of the state, visited him to congratulate him on his emergence as Senator representing Rivers South East, in Port Harcourt, on Monday, Abe who sympathized with them on their plight, said the only best way that their marginalization could be addressed adequately is if the APC recovers the Government House from the PDP in 2019.

Rivers south east to have many key projects in 2017 budget- Senator Abe

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, Senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District, has assured that the district will enjoy the commencement of work at Bodo-Bonny road project, Ogoni Clean-up project, Andoni/Oyigbo Power project, Water Projects and East-West road project in this year’s budget.  Speaking while appearing as a guest on Today’s 95.1 FM Port Harcourt, news and current affairs programme; ‘Insight’,  Abe said he was liaising with various committees and ministries to ensure that the projects are appropriately appropriated in the budget.

Press Release: OGONI TO FEEL IMPACT OF VOTING FOR ME, SAYS SENATOR ABE …Urges them to ensure peace prevails in Ogoniland

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, Senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District has assured Ogoni people that they would soon feel the impact of the mandate they gave him. In a goodwill message to Ogoni people on the 2017 Ogoni day celebration signed by his Spokesperson Parry Saroh Benson, Senator Abe said he was happy for the support Ogoni gave him and that he had commenced initiatives  in realizing his campaign promises. Senator Abe said the Ogoni made him proud by their unflinching support and vote cast for him on the December 10 re-run election. He stated that by their votes they had made a statement and drawn the respect of the entire Rivers people on their principled stand to go to the centre.

Press Release: SENATOR ABE, APC SET TO MEET PDP AT TRIBUNAL …Urges Ogoni People to reject Obuah’s Goodwill Message

The Media Committee of Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, Senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District, has stated that the Rivers State Chapter of Peoples Democratic (PDP) has nothing to say on the victory of Senator Abe. In a press statement issued in reaction to a statement by the PDP entitled, “PDP Heads to the Tribunal against Abe’s declaration as Senator”, the committee said election petition tribunals are part of democratic process in Nigeria and that there was nothing new about going to the tribunal. The committee said Senator Abe and the APC were set to meet the PDP at the tribunal to defend the sacred mandate given to Senator Abe by the People of Rivers South East.