News - Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers Government To Sue FG Over Black Soot

3 days ago /
Health  Nation 

The Rivers state government says it will sue the Federal government and oil companies operating in the state, for the environmental and health hazards suffered as a result of the continued pollution caused by refineries and activities of the military.

Wike Inaugurates Board Of Rivers State Neigbourhood Corps

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike on monday inaugurated the board of the rivers state neighbourhood safety corps.

Wike Bags Zik Award For Good Governance

6 days ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has been conferred with the 2017 Zik award for good governance.

River East Senatorial District Endorses Gov. Wike As Sole Candidate

6 days ago /
Politics 

The people of Rivers south east senatorial district on Saturday, passed a resolution endorsing Governor Nyesom Wike as their sole governorship candidate in the 2019 general elections.

Wike Urges NASS To Override President Buhari’s Withholding Of Accent To Electoral Act

1 week ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike has called on Nigerians to prevail on the national assembly to override president Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the 2010 electoral act amendment bill to guarantee free, fair and credible electoral system in the country.

Wike Praises Independence Of Legislatures In Nigeria

1 week ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike says there is no way the national assembly and any of the state assemblies could have fulfilled their legislative, representative and oversight functions if their staff are under the administrative and supervisory control of the executive arm.

SWAN Revalidates Governor Wike As Sole Patron

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

National Executive Committee of the sports writers association of Nigeria revalidated Rivers State Governor Nyesom as the sole patron of the association.

Wike Hosts Traditional Rulers, Says Sultan, Ooni Are My Fathers

2 months ago /
Nation 

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has hailed the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria stating that the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar are his fathers. The 9th General Assembly of the National Council of Traditional Rulers Council Of Nigeria held at Port Harcourt in...

Security Operatives Kill Don Wani’s Brother In Rivers

2 months ago /
Nation 

Another mastermind of the new year killings at Omoku in Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government area of Rivers State, Oluchi Igwedibia, Alias Obatosu, has been killed.

Wike Assures Of Security In Rivers

3 months ago /
Security 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has assured the people of Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni local government area that his administration will continue to build on the security infrastructure in the area. The governor gave the assurance at security meeting he held with the people at the local government secretariat in Omoku. The governor said the...

Rivers Govt Defends Wike, Blasts Amaechi For Comments On Killings

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Government has defended Governor Nyesom Wike against claims by the Minister of Transport that the governor was responsible for the New Year killing in the state. Mr Rotimi Amaechi had earlier on Tuesday accused the governor of encouraging thuggery and, thereby, causing the killing of up to 16...

Rotimi Amaechi Blame Governor Wike For New Year Killings

3 months ago /
Nation 

Minister of transportation Rotimi Amaechi has blamed Governor Nyesom Wike for the new year killings in Rivers state. Amaechi who is the immediate past Governor of Rivers State accused his successor of encouraging thugs and failing to save guard the lives of the people. He spoke on Tuesday while fielding questions from...

Wike On One Billion Dollars Insurgency Fund

3 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike says the one billion dollars approved by the Nigeria governor’s forum to fight insurgency in the North East is illegal. Fielding questions from state house correspondents after a meeting with president Muhammadu Buhari on Friday at the Aso Rock Villa, woke admitted that it is also...

Jonathan Optimistic Of Successful PDP Convention

4 months ago /
Politics 

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says he is very optimistic the Peoples Democratic Party will organise a successful convention. Speaking when he paid Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike a visit at the government house, Port Harcourt, Jonathan said next Saturday’s national convention will usher in a new beginning for the PDP. The...

Clark, Niger Delta Leaders Call For True Federalism

5 months ago /
Nation 

The national leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Edwin Clark, and members of the group have called for the practice true federalism in Nigeria. The leaders made the call on Thursday during a meeting held at the conference centre of the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun in Delta State. An emergency...

PDP Convention: Bode George Asks Makarfi To Resign

5 months ago /
Politics 

Sharp divisions have again emerged in the troubled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with leaders sharply divided ahead of the party’s December 9 convention. Prof. Tunde Adeniran, a chairmanship aspirant, has petitioned the party over the list of the panelists who will conduct the ward delegates’ election, saying they are Uche Secondus’...

Rivers, Real Madrid Sign Agreement To Set Up Football Academy In Port Harcourt

6 months ago /
Nation  Sports  

In continuation of the process for the setting up of a real Madrid academy in rivers state, Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday toured the training facilities of the club in far away Spain. The governor met with officials and players of the club including current world footballer of the year, Cristiano...

Governor Wike Speaks On Kachikwu/Baru Face-Off

6 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike is alleging that  the APC- led federal government is  condoning and covering up corrupt practices among top officials as the leaked memo sent to president Buhari by the minister of state for petroleum suggests . Speaking when he paid a visit to his Abia state counterpart...

IGP Idris Confers With V.P. Osinbajo

7 months ago /
Nation 

The inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, says in addition to the deployment of personnel, authorities of the force are taking steps to mobilize the political class in the south east to intervene and quell the current tension in the region.  Speaking on Thursday to state house correspondents after conferring with...

Governor Wike Sacks Special Advisers

8 months ago /
Nation 

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers  State on Monday relieved all his Special Advisers, with one exception,  of their appointments. A statement by Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media, said only the Special Adviser on Religious Affairs, Bishop Winston Iwo was retained. No explanation has been given by...


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