News - Rivers State Governor

Killings: Wike Visits Ortom, Donates N200m To Benue Government

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike,  has donated the sum of 200 million Naira to Benue State as part of his support to help the state in the recent herdsmen attack its facing.Wike was on a solidarity visit to the state to commiserate the government over the New Year Killings...

Wike Charges The Media, Bar On Nigeria’s Downward Slide

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has appealed to the nation’s media and legal practitioners to work towards stopping the downward slide of the country, through the enthronement of a pro-people leadership in 2019. 

X-Raying The APC Restructuring Committee Recommendations

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The all progressives congress committee on true federalism led by Kaduna state Gov. Nasir El’rufai last Thursday submitted its report to the national working committee of the ruling all progressives congress APC. The committee report called for more devolution of powers to states, amongst other recommendations.

2019 Elections Won’t Stop Delivery Of Projects - Wike

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike,  has declared that the upcoming 2019 General Elections will not stall the delivery of projects in the state. He stated that he will remain focused on the completion of ongoing projects, while new projects will be initiated. The Governor said this on Friday, after inspecting ongoing...

Governor Wike Assures ONELGA People Of Enhanced Security

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom  Wike,  has assured the people of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) that the State Government will continue to build the security infrastructure in the area to enforce peace. He stated that the younger brother of slain cultist, Don Wanny, Mr Oluchi Igwedibia will soon be tracked down...

Wike Assures Of Security In Rivers

1 month 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...

Wike Wants Death Sentence For Cultists, Kidnappers

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that Government will amend the State Anti-kidnapping Law to prescribe death sentence for those involved in cultism, robbery and kidnapping. Wike made this known during a broadcast in Port Harcourt following the killing of Johnson Igwedibia, popularly known as Don Waney by the security...

Rivers Govt Defends Wike, Blasts Amaechi For Comments On Killings

1 month 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...

New Year Attack: Wike Places N200m Bounty On Perpertrators

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has placed a bounty on the gunmen who attacked Moku, Ogba Egbema Ndoni Local Government Area of the state on New Year day. The gunmen in the early morning attack killed at least 16 persons leaving the community in shock and fear. The Governor in reaction to the...

Rotimi Amaechi Blame Governor Wike For New Year Killings

1 month 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

1 month 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...

Confer Titles On ‘Very Credible’ Persons, Wike Tells Traditional Rulers

2 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has appealed to traditional rulers in the state to ensure they confer titles only on credible persons in the society. He made the appeal while declaring open the 107th Quarterly Meeting of the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers in Port Harcourt, the state's capital. The governor...

Wike Directs Contractors To Employ Youths For Project Execution

2 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Wike,  has directed all contractors handling state government projects to ensure the employment of youths from benefiting communities. The governor gave the order on Thursday while flagging off the dualisation of the Omoku-Egbema Road in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of the state. He said capital projects are executed...

Wike Urges FG To Release Funds To Tackle Environmental Degradation

2 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has called on the federal government to as a matter of urgency make available funds to help tackle the issues of environmental degradation and security in the Niger Delta.  The governor noted that while he is not opposed to the release of one billion U.S. dollars...

Rivers State Government Releases 16 SUVs To Lawmakers

2 months 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

2 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...

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

2 months 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 months 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 months 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 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’...


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