News - Rivers State Governor

Rivers State Government Releases 16 SUVs To Lawmakers

1 week ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released 16 Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to elected members of the National Assembly from Rivers State to aid them in the discharge of their duties. Three of the Vehicles are for Senators representing the State, while 13 are for members of the House of Representatives...

Jonathan Optimistic Of Successful PDP Convention

1 week 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...

SARS Cannot Save You On Judgement Day, Wike Tells Public Officers

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has warned public officers against bad conducts, saying no security agency can save them from giving an account of their stewardship to the people. The governor said this on Tuesday in while inaugurating some projects at the Rivers State University in Port Harcourt, the state's capital. “Wherever...

Wike Criticises FG’s Commitment To Ogoni Clean-Up

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has criticised the commitment of the Federal Government in cleaning up oil spillage in Ogoni land. Mr Wike lamented that nothing was on the ground to show that the exercise is work-in-progress. The governor complained about the state of work done so far while receiving senators on...

Wike Tasks Okochiri Monarch On Peace

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

In furtherance of the peace building measures across the state, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has charged the new Amanyanabo of Okochiri Town, Ateke Michael tom to continue to invest in the sustenance of peace in Okrika.  The governor also warned the newly crowned monarch not to succumb to being used...

PDP Convention: Bode George Asks Makarfi To Resign

3 weeks 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’...

Wike Accuses FG Of Creating Crisis In Rivers

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the Federal Government of creating crisis in the state using the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Wike’s accusation comes barely 24 hours after he escaped an alleged assassination attempt involving his security aides and that of the Minister of...

Wike Urges International Community To Save Nigeria’s Democracy

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, says there is an urgent need for the international community to save Nigeria’s democracy from imminent collapse. The governor expects the international community to achieve that goal by mounting pressure on the Federal Government to uphold the rule of law and guarantee the integrity of...

South South Development: Governor Wike, Ayade Commend Buhari Over Bakassi Deep Seaport Approval

2 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike says the Bakassi deep seaport project conceived by the  Cross River State Government will turn around the economy of not only the state but the entire south south region when realized.  Wike who was a guest of Governor Ben Ayade  in government house,calabar also commended President...

Governor Wike Speaks On Kachikwu/Baru Face-Off

2 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

3 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...

Wike: If PDP Can Win Rivers With Stiff Opposition, Anambra Is Small Case

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can win Anambra State governorship election if all members of the party in the state cooperate with its leadership. Wike who was in Anambra State to conduct the ward congress of the party with his Ekiti State...

Anambra Church Attack: Wike Condoles With Residents

4 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike,  has condoled with the government and people of Anambra State over the unfortunate killings of Christian faithful at a Church in Ozubulu. In a statement on Sunday, Governor Wike decried the gruesome manner with which the unknown gunmen unleashed mayhem on innocent worshippers. While calling on...

Civil Rights Group Challenge Governor Wike To Publish Budgets Of The State For The Past Two Years

5 months ago /
Nation 

A civil rights group, the integrity friends for truth and peace initiative has challenged rivers state governor Nyesom Wike, to publish budgets of the state for the past two years as well as evidence of competitive biddings and tenders on all projects and contracts executed so far under his administration...

 

Governor Wike Pledge His Support To The Nigerian Military

5 months ago /
Security 

The Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, has pledged his support to the Nigerian military's efforts to rid the state and the South-South region in general of its peculiar security challenges. Wike said this in Port-Harcourt during the series of events to mark the operationalization of the Nigerian Army 6-Division,with headquarters in...

New Army Division Established In Port-Harcourt

5 months ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has established a new division, named the 6-Division, in  the Niger Delta region, with headquarters in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state. The new division's area of responsibility covers Rivers, Delta, Akwa-Ibom and Bayelsa states.The creation of 6-Division is part of recommendations from the 2016 review of the Army Order of Battle...

Makarfi, Ekweremadu, Others Laud Supreme Court Judgement

5 months ago /
Nation 

It was jubilation at the headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as supporters of Senator Ahmed Makarfi celebrate their victory at the Supreme Court. The PDP Caretaker Committee, led by Senator Makarfi, has been embroiled in a legal tussle in the last 13 months with Senator Ali Modu Sheriff over...

South-South Not Part Of Biafra – Youths

5 months ago /
Nation 

Niger Delta youths under the aegis of Niger Delta Youth Congress, NDYC, weekend, vowed to resist war drums by Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the South-South geopolitical zone of the country. This was made known by national coordinator, NDYC, Comrade Israel Uwejeyan, after an emergency meeting in Warri, Delta State, He...

Sultan, Wike Promise To Work For Nigeria’s Unity

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, and Rivers State Governo,  Nyesom Wike, have promised to work for Nigeria’s unity. The leaders made the call at the traditional ruler’s place in Sokoto State where the Sultan recommended dialogue as one of the solutions to the challenges facing the nation. He also appealed...

Paris Club Refund: Rivers Received N17bn, Not N34bn – Wike

6 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says the Federal Government did not disburse N34 billion to Rivers State as Paris Club Refund, as claimed by the Federal Ministry of Finance. The Finance Ministry had on Friday published a list showing how much each of the 36 states has so far received from...


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