News - Rivers State Governor

Anambra Church Attack: Wike Condoles With Residents

2 weeks 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 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...

Wike Wants UN To Prevail On FG For Ogoni Cleanup

2 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the United Nations to prevail on the Federal Government to implement the cleanup of Ogoni land, which was flagged off last year. He made the call on Thursday when he received the U.N. Resident/ Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr Edward Kallon, at the Government House...

New Infrastructural Development Has Attracted Investment To Rivers – Wike

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that his administration has over the last two years made unprecedented investments in the development of infrastructure in the state.  In a state address at a town hall meeting and accountability forum to mark the second year anniversary of his administration on Monday,...

Stop Allocating Soldiers To Politicians, Wike Replies Buratai

3 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has asked the Army High Command to stop posting soldiers to politicians, saying it is counter-productive and a threat to national security. Wike said this in response to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Turkur Buratai’s directive that soldiers should stay away from politicians. The Governor called...

Rivers Govt. Invests On Security Infrastructure

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that his administration has made more investments in the upgrade of security infrastructure, than any other state government in the country. Speaking at the Government House, Port Harcourt, the state capital on Wednesday when he received doctors on security awareness trek following...

Wike Seeks Court Order To Stop EFCC, DSS, Police‎ From Searching His House

3 months ago /
Politics 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has approached the Federal High Court in Abuja to stop anti-graft and other law enforcement agencies from searching any of his property in Abuja or anywhere else in Nigeria without his physical presence. Wike said a search of any of his property is a violation of...

Agriculture Will Help Nigeria Tackle Unemployment – Governor Wike

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that investments in agriculture would help the nation tackle youth unemployment. Speaking during a courtesy visit by the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh and Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri at the Government House in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, Governor...

Wike Inspects Road Projects In Rivers State

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has expressed satisfaction with the pace and quality of the ongoing construction of Ogbunabali Internal Roads in the state. The Governor, accompanied by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Joe Agi and a former member of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Tony Okeah, inspected...

Wike Declares Commitment To The Funding Of Rivers State University

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that his administration will continue to sustain the dedicated funding of the Rivers State University, to ensure that all courses of the institution get full accreditation from relevant academic bodies. The Governor also announced that Saturday, April 1, 2017 will be the last...

Wike Calls For State Of Emergency In Benue State

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called for a state of emergency in Benue state, following the killings resulting from herdsmen attacks in the state. The governor was speaking when he played host to members of the governing council of the University Of Port Harcourt, at the Government House, Port Harcourt,...

IGP Squad Promises To Eliminate Criminals In Benue State

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Police Joint Security Response Team led by the commissioner of the Mobile Police Force, Abuja, Bello Ahmed, has promised to work with the state command to root out criminals from the area. The team made the commitment while they met with the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, over the persistent...

Rivers Govt. Moves To Improve State Health Sector

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has assured that the ongoing revival of the health sector in the state will improve the quality of healthcare. The Governor said that the level of work on 13 General Hospitals by his administration have reached advanced stages. He noted that amongst the hospitals being rehabilitated are zonal...

Wike Inspects Key Projects Ahead Of Rivers State Jubilee Celebrations

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, alongside some members and leaders of the Rivers State House of Assembly, have embarked on the inspection of key projects in the state. This is in readiness for the state’s jubilee celebrations set to hold in May. While on the inspection tour, the governor described the...


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