News - Governor Nyesom Wike

Voting Begins As Nigerians Elect Governors, Legislators

1 week ago /
Politics 

Voting begins throughout Nigeria at 8:00 am today as voters return to the polls to elect state governors and legislators as well as chairmen and councillors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

UK Expects Credible Nigerian Elections

1 month ago /
Nation 

The British government says it expects nothing short of a free, credible and violence-free election in Nigeria.

Wike Asks Nigerians To Pray For The Judiciary

1 month ago /

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike says while praying for peaceful and violence-free elections, Nigerians should also make out time to pray for the judiciary saying the freedom and existence of the third arm of government are under severe threat.

 

Wike Calls For Resistance Over Suspension Of CJN

1 month ago /
Nation 

 Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike has called on Nigerians to rise and resist vehemently Friday’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammdu Buhari, saying that the nation is now under a dictatorship.

 

US Ambassador Calls For Violence-Free 2019 Polls

1 month ago /
Nation 

U.s Ambassador to Nigeria Stuart Symington says the forthcoming general election in Nigeria is not a matter of life and death, but about the future of the country.

Wike Bags NUJ Award

2 months ago /

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has emerged winner of the Nigeria union of journalists NUJ prize for outstanding leadership and infrastructural development.

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike

2 months ago /

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike is to be conferred with the DAAR governor of the year 2018 at this weekend’s award ceremony organised by the media conglomerate.

Onnoghen: Wike Accuses APC Of Desperation To Rig 2019 Polls

2 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike has described plans by the APC-led federal government to prosecute the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen on allegations of false and non-assets declaration as a desperate attempt to rig the general elections and intimidate members of the judiciary into doing its bidding.

Rivers Gov. Says Free, Fair Elections Is Anti-Dote To Election Litigations

3 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike says the incessant resort to the courts in both pre-election and post-election matters may be as a result of the prevalence of perceived grievances with the electoral process.

Wike Supports Atiku To Defeat Buhari

5 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

In a statement released by his media aide, Simeon Nwakaudu, the governor stressed that all hands should be on deck to defeat the APC led administration in the forthcoming election.

Nigeria @ 58: Wike Expresses Worry About Nigeria’s Direction

5 months ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria marks 58 years of attaining independence, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has expressed worry about the policies and the direction the Nation is headed.

PDP Convention: Wike Hits Back At Aspirants Opposed To Port Harcourt As Venue

5 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike says the state will not support any of the aspirants opposed to the choice of Port Harcourt as venue of the October 5 to 6 national convention of the party even if any of them emerges as the flag bearer of the party.

Wike Extols Late Attorney General, Aguma

6 months ago /
Nation 

Governor Nyesom Wike has again extolled the leadership qualities of the former attorney – general and commissioner of justice in Rivers state, Emmanuel Aguma.

Wike Bans Rivers State Officials From Appearing Before EFCC

6 months ago /
Election  Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike says no official of the Rivers State Government will appear before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over what he describes as politically motivated investigations until the Commission approaches the Court of Appeal to set aside the 2007 Judgment secured by the Administration of Former Governor Peter Odili barring it from investigating the State.

European Diplomats Call For Respect For Rule Of Law In Nigeria

6 months ago /
International News  Election  Nation 

The international community has called on the Nigerian government to always follow the rule of law especially during elections.

EFCC Investigates Rivers Govt Over N117b

6 months ago /
Nation 

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have begun investigation into the N117 billion described as “suspicious transactions’’ carried out by the Rivers state government.

PDP Condoles Gov Wike

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP has commiserated with the government and people of rivers state over the death of the state’s attorney general and commissioner for Justice Emmanuel Aguma.

Rivers Notorious Kidnap Gang Narrates Modus Operandi

7 months ago /
Nation 

Some persons suspected to be members of a notorious kidnap gang have been narrating gory tales of how they operate.

INEC Explains Rivers By-Election Suspension

7 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given reasons of its indefinite suspension of Saturday’s Port Harcourt state constituency three by-election in Rivers state.

Bye-Election: Gov Wike Accuses Police Of Sabotage

7 months ago /
Politics 

Rivers state governor, Nyesom wike has accused the Nigeria police of colluding with the opposition to sabotage Saturday’s Port Harcourt state constituency three by-election which was marred by violence, intimidation of voters, hijack of ballots as well as assault of electoral officials.


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