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LG Council Crisis: Rivers government reacts to ongoing protests, as youths destroy Wike’s statue

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The Rivers State government has thanked the outgone LGA chairmen for standing by the law and obeying it.

GoodLife reported Governor Fubara ordered heads of administration in the 23 local government areas to take over from the elected council chairmen whose three-year tenure elapsed on Monday.

Some chairmen who proved adamant and vowed to remain in office were kicked out by angry protesters on Tuesday morning.

Police officers fired multiple shots into the air to disperse the protesters at the various LGA headquarters, including the Port Harcourt council secretariat.

Supporters of Governor Siminalayi Fubara also destroyed the statue of former governor Nyesom Wike in Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Wike’s hometown.

Reacting to the development, Chief of Staff to Governor Fubara, Edison Ehie said:

“We thank God and we thank the outgone administration for standing by the law. The former chairman (of Emohua LGA) is a lawyer and I thank him for standing by the provisions of the law.

“Now that the HLGAs have taken over with NULGE, they will now await further directives from the governor. As for today remain peaceful and enjoy your Sallah with our Muslim brothers.

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Church member arrests pastor who refused to refund him after accidentally sending N1M instead of 100K [video]

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A church member has supposedly gotten his pastor arrested for not sending back N900,000 when he sent N1,000,000 rather than N100,000.

In a moving video on the web, the supposed member was seen showing up at the pastor’s home with some police officers to effect the arrest.

He explained how the minister had let him know that the cash currently belonged to God whom he ought to take it up with.

The pastor quietly went with the police officers who are presently given the responsibility of recovering the witheld 900,000 naira.

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State Government supports wage grant for workers

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In a bid to work on the government assistance of government workers in the state, Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed, has coordinated the prompt installment of N10,000 to all classes of Government workers in both the State and Local Government Areas, as Compensation Grant.

The motion will give extra assets to government employees to for the most part observe Eid-el-Kabir upbeat right after the unpalatable monetary circumstance.

The State Head of Civil Service, Yahuza Haruna commended the Governor for his help to the State workforce making them work easily.

He encouraged the workers to respond the motion by devoting themselves to their obligations to improve and combine the increases made such a long ways as contained in an explanation endorsed by Barr. Mohammed Sani Umar, Permanent Secretary, Establishment

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Billionaire E-Money Vows to punish women who accused him of affair with Junior Pope’s widow

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Mogul E-Money has called the general public to fish out two ladies who asserted that he was sleelping with late Actor Junior Pope’s wife so he can deal with them.

Amidst grieving the loss of actor Junior Pope, business mogul Emeka Okonkwo otherwise known as E-Money has given a harsh warning against people spreading misleading and harming information about his relationship with Pope’s wife.

The businessman communicated profound disapointment and outrage regarding the bits of hearsay, portraying them as insolent and disrespectful to the lamenting family.

He clarified that he wouldn’t endure the way of behaving and was focused on recognizing and considering responsible those answerable for spreading these vindictive untruths.

He likewise gave an admonition to bloggers and news sources that have been dispersing the misleading information without legitimate examination, underlining that they also will confront results.

He further engaged the general public for help with distinguishing the people behind the reports. Review that two ladies had come online to suggest that the businessman is having an unsanctioned romance with the late actor’s wife and that he might have contributed to the actor’s demise.

Recall that E-Money promised to adopt Pope’s children as his own and take care of them with assistance from his family and others.

E-Money wrote:

“It has come to my attention that some individuals are spreading damaging and false information about my relationship with my late brother, Junior Pope, and his family during this difficult time of mourning. These actions show a complete lack of respect for the memory of the deceased and are deeply hurtful to our grieving family.

“I cannot fold my hands and allow this heinous act to continue without consequence. I am committed to identifying these unscrupulous individuals and ensuring they are held accountable. It is imperative that we clean up our social media space and let the law take its rightful course. Furthermore, bloggers disseminating this information without proper investigation and confirmation will also not be spared in this bid for justice.

“Anyone with credible information that can assist the authorities in apprehending these two women responsible for this malicious character assassination, should please come forward. Your help will not only bring justice but is highly appreciated. Enough is enough! Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time. Send me a DM”

Meanwhile, Junior Pope has been buried amidst tears in Enugu state.

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