All posts tagged: rivers state

BREAKING NEWS: Buhari Drops Amaechi As Minister of Transportation As Governor Nyesom Wike Resigns

What is going on! Insider reports reaching us at Pitakwatimes.com has it on good authority that President Mohammudu Buhari has dropped the former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi as Nigeria’s Transportation Minister,and in another shocking turn of event, Nyesom Wike has resigned as governor of Rivers State.

EASTER HOLIDAY: SENATOR ABE WELCOMES PEOPLE OF RIVERS SOUTH EAST … Enjoins them to return him

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run election has welcomed the people of Rivers South East Senatorial District from the Easter holiday and enjoined them to look forward to returning him at the completion of the re-run elections. In a press statement issued in Pitakwa and signed by Parry Benson, Spokesperson to Senator Abe, he

Senator Abe Calls On Supporters To Defend Themselves, Resist Being Killed

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe,All Progressives Congress(APC) candidate in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run election has called on all APC supporters across the Rivers South East Senatorial District to take whatever step necessary to defend themselves and protect their lives and property if attacked by PDP thugs and supporters. Speaking at a Press conference in Port Harcourt, Abe said that

Senator Abe Condemns Assassination Attempt On Dakuku, Others …urges President Buhari to investigate

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run election has condemned in strong terms the assassination attempt on Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Chief Davies Ibiamu Ikanya, Chairman of APC and deputy governorship candidate of APC in the 2015 general elections in the state, Honourable Asita O. Asita on Sunday. In a statement signed by Parry Saroh Benson, Spokesperson to Senator Abe, the Senator frowned at the escalating violence in the state and described it as barbaric, intended to truncate democracy in the state.

Press Release: I Have Been A Peacemaker Not A Trouble Maker In Ogoni -Senator Abe

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run election has said that he has always been a peacemaker than a trouble maker. Speaking at a rally at Bera in Gokana Local Government Area, Abe said that he has an antecedent of making peace among the Ogoni people. “I have worked for peace and may God forgive me because I have promised people I will never brag about peace, because it is only God who gives peace. But since these people want to talk about my character, I will talk about my character. When Kenneth Kobani was Commissioner for Finance, in Bodo, his hometown, over 50 people died. They were put into wells. Kobani was detained by SSS for over 2 weeks for his complicity in those acts. I was the one who went there to sympathize with the people. I brought peace,” he said.

6000 Police Personnel And 3 Police Commissioners Deployed For The March 19 Re-run Elections In Rivers State

In order to prevent electoral violence and to assure a peaceful conduct of the Rivers State re-run legislative election holding on March 19, the Police Inspector General, Sunday Arase has assigned 6000 Police personnel and 3 Police commissioners to the state. The 3 Police Commissioners will oversee security matters before and during the election in the three senatorial districts of Rivers State – Rivers East, Rivers West as well as Rivers South East. This directive was contained in a statement released on Sunday March 13 by Olabisi Kolawole who is an Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police and also the Nigeria Police Force Spokesperson.

Press Release: Yeghe Crisis: A Script To Malign Me – Senator Abe

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe,the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run election has disclosed a conspiracy hatched by Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to malign his character and incite the Ogoni people against him before the March 19th state and national assembly re-run elections. Speaking at Silverbird Rhythm fm 93.7 news and current affairs programme tagged:”The View Point”, in Port Harcourt, Abe said