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LGA Chairman In Rivers Dies Of COVID-19

The chairman of Asari-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr Odiari Princewill, has passed on. Sources within the local government area say that the ex-chairman died from a suspected coronavirus on Wednesday night. The state chapter of the Association of Local Government Of Nigeria (ALGON) has confirmed the news. The ex-chair was reportedly buried […]

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Governor Wike Compensates Victims Of 2019 Election Violence With N450 Million

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has released the sum of N450 million as compensation for the victims of violence in the 2019 presidential election in Abonnema community of Akuku-Toru Local Government Area. The beneficiaries include those who lost their lives, sustained bullet wounds, lost valuable items and were arrested and detained by the Nigerian Army. […]

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Imo State Abolishes Payment Of Pensions To Ex Governors, Speakers

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo has assented to a bill repealing the law that created pension allowances and gratuities for former governors, deputy governors, assembly speakers and deputy speakers. Signing the bill into law in Owerri on Friday, the Governor noted that the erstwhile law runs contrary to the 1999 constitution as amended, which stipulates […]