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April 14, 2011

The three main candidates at one time or the other, all worked under the administration of former governor of Rivers, Dr. Peter Odili but are now in different parties.

As the governorship elections approach, Rivers State, with its array of gladiators for the seat, has continued to interest analysts.  

March 23, 2011

Ten people are feared dead after a clash between supporters of two political parties in a flash of what could be expected in next month's general elections.

In the renewed show of partisan intolerance, supporters of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) clashed during a PDP rally at Ikot Ekpene, the ethnic power base of the Akwa Ibom governor, Godswill Akpabio. The clashes erupted on Tuesday at Ikot Ekpene in Akwa Ibom state as supporters  engaged themselves in bloody confrontation. The fight for political supremacy resulted in the deaths of three persons.

February 28, 2011

Residents even in parts of the capital Tripoli have thrown up barricades against government forces. A general in the east of the country said his forces were ready to help rebels in the west.

Libyan rebels awaited a counter-attack by Muammar Gaddafi's forces on Monday, after the country's leader defied demands that he quit to end the bloodiest of the Arab world's wave of uprisings.

February 14, 2011

Egypt's new military rulers said on Sunday they had dissolved parliament, suspended the constitution and would govern only for six months or until elections took place, following the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak.

In a statement, the Higher Military Council which took over after 18 days of protest ended Mubarak's 30-year rule, promised a referendum on constitutional amendments.