Senator Ali Modu Sheriff may have won at the Appeal Court in Port Harcourt as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but the Chairman of the PDP Governors Forum, Ayodele Fayose, has revealed that the Senator Ahmed Makarfi led Caretaker Committee would appeal the judgement.
The Ali Modu Sheriff- led Peoples Democratic Party has described the Court of Appeal Port delivered in his favour as the confirmation of the will of the people.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has on Friday, ruled that the caretaker committee headed by Senator Ahmed Makarfi is illegal and cannot act on behalf of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday flagged-off the rebuilding of Doctors Quarters at the Rivers government owned Braithwaite Memorial Hospital, Port Harcourt.
GEORGE KINGSLEY PAPAMIE, Acting Bureau Chief, (South-South), Port Harcourt
The Presidential Committee on Fertilizer Initiative has expressed satisfaction with the participation of Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Limited , Port Harcourt, in the programme aimed at supplying NPK fertilizer to farmers nationwide at cheaper cost.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has stated that he is now fully in charge of revenue drive in the state.
Francis Mobolaji Odesanya, commissioner of police in the Rivers State Police Command, is dead. He was aged 56.
According to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, Odesanya died after a brief illness. He was on admission at Sterling Hospital Ahmedabad-Gujarat in India.
Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo, has said the State Government has taken a number of proactive measures towards reducing stress in the State Civil Service through regular payment of salaries to workers and pensioners.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has revealed that the Police High Command dismissed the six policemen attached to him because they refused to allow the security agencies execute their plot of assassinating him.