News - Rivers State Governor

Wike Describes Ekiti Election As Worst Political Robbery

1 week ago /
Politics 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described the outcome of Saturday’s Governorship Election in Ekiti State as the worst kind of robbery in Nigeria’s Political History.

PDP Presidential Aspirant Turaki Accuses APC Of Enthroning Legacy Of Poverty

1 week ago /
Politics 

Former Nigerian Minister of special duties and now Presidential Aspirant on the platform of the peoples Democratic Party Tanimu Turaki has accused the apc-led Federal Government of building a legacy of hunger, poverty, killings, unemployment and despondency in the midst of nepotism and despotism.

Wike Condemns Attack On Fayose, PDP Supporters

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has condemned what he says is the unwarranted attack by security agents on the Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose and scores of innocent citizens and supporters of the PDP, who on Wednesday trooped out to attend a campaign rally and victory walk in support of the party’s candidate for Saturday’s governor ship election.

Wike Charges New LG Chairmen On Security, Payment Of Salaries

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, wants the newly elected chairmen of  all the 23 local government areas of the state to give priority attention to security and salary of workers serving under their local government areas.  

Wike Lauds Peaceful Conduct Of Rivers LG Polls

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike has applauded the conduct of Saturday’s local government election in the state.

Wike, Dankwambo Felicitate With Muslims On Sallah

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has felicitated with the Muslim community in Nigeria on the celebration of the Eid-el-fitr.  

Ayade Unveils Calabar Carnival Theme For 2018

1 month ago /
Nation 

Cross Rivers State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has disclosed that plans are underway to reposition the annual Calabar festival and transform it into a veritable platform for African discourse.

Wike Alleges Plot By FG To Frame Him

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has raised an alarm over what he says is a fresh plot by the federal government to frame him.

Wike Calls For Protection Of Nigeria’s Democratic Institutions

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom wike has been inducted as patron of the Nigerian institute of public relations NIPR. 

Wike Gives Three-Year Scorecard

1 month ago /
Nation 

One unique feature of the practice of democracy is that it affords its participants, especially elected public officers, to at intervals render account to the people.  

Wike Emerges Leadership Newspaper Governor Of The Year

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has been conferred with the award of leadership newspaper governor of the year 2017.

Wike Accuses Federal Government Of Trivializing Killings

2 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has stated that people are being slaughtered daily across Nigeria because the federal government does not care about the protection of lives and property. 

River State Govt Sets Up Interest Free Loans For Workers And Entrepreneurs

2 months ago /
Nation 

In its bid to cushion the hardship suffered by workers and also help traders and young entrepreneurs who do not have access to funds grow their businesses, the Wike administration in rivers state has initiated a number of interest free loan schemes.

Rivers Government To Sue FG Over Black Soot

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months ago /
Nation 

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

Gov. Wike Tasks Nigerian Media On True Democracy

3 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says press freedom can only be guaranteed in Nigeria when there is true democracy and a government that respects rule of law and justice.

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

3 months 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

3 months 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.

Wike Tasks Professional Bodies On Good Governance

3 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike,  has urged professional bodies in Nigeria to pay more attention to the way the country is being governed.


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