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For ‘Daring’ Him, Amaechi Threatens To Frustrate Abe’s Governorship Ambition

For allegedly daring and insulting him, Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, has threatened to frustrate Senator Magnus Abe’s supposed 2019 governorship ambition. Amaechi said this after boycotting a thanksgiving service organised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to celebrate the federal and state lawmakers elected on the party’s platform in the state. The minister boycotted the event to attend a meeting with the Ikwerre Chiefs and Elders’ Forum, where he claimed that Senator Abe, who represents Rivers…

Abe To Rivers Lawmakers: Time To Put Interest Of State First

Magnus Abe, senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District, has told lawmakers from the state to put the interest of Rivers first ahead of anything else. Abe said this on Saturday during a victory thanksgiving by federal and state lawmakers elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State. In a statement signed by Parry Saroh Benson, spokesperson to the senator, Abe stated that the people of Rivers State have a common destiny and heritage. "Now is the time to put the…

Ogoni Clean-up: Abe Tells Committee To Submit Report In Three Weeks

Sen. Magnus Abe, representing Rivers South-East Senatorial Zone in the National Assembly, has called on the committee on Ogoni clean up to present it’s report in three weeks. Abe made the call in a statement signed by his Spokesman, Parry Benson, and made available to newsmen in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. He had met with leaders of the Ogoni ethnic nationality to discuss issues affecting resumption of oil exploration in the area and the ongoing clean-up exercise. Abe said that the committee on oil exploration,…

Sen. Abe To Amaechi: ‘Your Bitterness Against Me Won’t Make Me Quit APC’

Sen. Magnus Abe has told the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, that his “unwarranted bitterness” against him won’t make him quit the All Progressives Congress (APC). Abe said this in the light of the crisis currently rocking the APC in Rivers State, which the Senator said Amaechi is blameworthy of. The Senator, in a statement by his spokesperson, Parry Saroh Benson, recalled that the Rivers APC crisis allegedly began after Amaechi convened a meeting of stakeholders of the party in the state. Abe said,…

Sen. Abe Wants UN Proposed Centre In Ogoniland Converted Into University

Senator Magnus Abe of Rivers South-East Senatorial District has called for the conversion of the United Nations proposed Center of Excellence in Ogoniland into a federal university. Abe said Ogoniland is in dire need of science and technology-based federal universities. The Senator, according to a statement by his spokesperson, Parry Saroh Benson, made the plea when the Senate Committee on Environment and Ogoni Religious and Political Leaders visited Bera Community in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State.…

Being In APC Shouldn’t Stop Me From Mingling With PDP Members – Sen. Abe

Senator Magnus Abe, lawmaker representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District of the All Progressives Congress, says being a politician does not deprive him of mingling with friends from other political parties. Abe in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by his Spokesperson, Parry Saroh Benson, said he was shocked to see all sorts of offensive things written against him because he attended a reception in honour of Senator ThankGod Ideozu, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party. The senator also cleared the air on his…

Senator Abe Grants Scholarship To 350 Undergraduates In Rivers

Senator Magnus Abe, lawmaker representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, has granted scholarship to 350 final year students in his constituency. Already, the first batch of the beneficiaries made up of 140 students who are studying various programmes in various tertiary institutions in the state, have so far received the senator's education support fund, Parry Saroh Benson, Abe’s Spokesperson says. Abe, while making the cash presentation to the beneficiaries on Friday in Port Harcourt,…