News - Rivers State Governor

Rivers Govt. Moves To Improve State Health Sector

2 days 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

2 weeks 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...

Wike Lauds Nigerian Navy’s Professionalism

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has lauded the Nigerian Navy for being professional while performing their duties. The governor commended the Naval High Command for tracking down Rivers State Fishing Commercial Fishing Trawler, which he said would boost the revenue base of the state. He made this known when he received the Flag...

No Pay, No Work - NLC

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has asked its members to apply no pay no work in any state of the federation owing more than three months arrears of salaries and pensions. NLC president, Ayuba Wabba gave the charge in Abuja on Saturday at a peace and reconciliation meeting with aggrieved factions...

2017 Budget: Wike pledges Accelerated Development

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has given his assent to the 2017 Appropriation Law passed by the Rivers State House of Assembly, with a pledge to accelerate the development of the State. The Rivers State Government budgeted 470billion Naira for the 2017 Fiscal year. The 2017 budget is christened “the...

Rivers Rerun: Wike Constitutes Judicial Commission Of Inquiry

3 months ago /
Politics 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has constituted a Judicial Commission of Inquiry, to investigate the killings and other violent acts/matters that occurred during the December 10 rerun and supplementary elections in the state. The constitution of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry was contained in a special government announcement signed by...

Rivers Rerun: INEC, Security Agencies Meet With Political Parties

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the various security agencies, as well as political party leaders and their candidates have met again in continuous efforts to ensure that Saturday’s re-run polls in Rivers State are hitch-free. With the poll already generating tension, the deputy Inspector General Of Police in charge of...

Buhari, APC, Wike Felicitate With Atiku At 70

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress (APC) and Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Wike have felicitated with former Vice President,  Atiku Abubakar at 70. In a letter he signed, Buhari said he was delighted to welcome Atiku “to the 70s club”. Buhari, according to a statement by Special Adviser on Media and...

Economic Development: Wike Canvasses More Public Private Partnerships

4 months ago /
Nation 

With the current economic realities in Nigeria, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has canvassed for more public private partnerships to boost economic development. The situation of dwindling crude oil prices and the consequent economic recession in the country, has made it expedient for states to explore ways to achieve development through...

Wike Accuses FG Of Double Standard In Anti-Corruption War

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the Federal Government of double standard in its fight against corruption. Wike observed that the Federal Government had forced some public officers accused of corruption to step aside pending the conclusion of their cases while other public officers similarly accused of corruption were...

DSS Releases Arrested Judges

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Department of State Service (DSS) has released all the judges arrested during a nationwide raid of their residents at the weekend. According to DSS sources, the judges were released on self-recognition but are to report at the agency’s office when requested to, as the investigation and preparation to charge them to...

Governor Wike Recalls Suspended Cabinet Members, Head Of Service

6 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has announced the recall of the four suspended Commissioners, the Head of Service and the Special Adviser on Lands. The Governor made the announcement on Friday, in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu. Governor Wike had suspended Commissioners: Dr John...

Governor Wike Calls On INEC To Ensure A Free And Fair Re-Run Election In The State.

8 months ago /
Politics 

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike has again called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to ensure that the forth coming re-run elections in the state are free, fair, conclusive and devoid of irregularities. Speaking at the Rivers east senatorial district re-run campaign in Etche local government area, Wovernor Wike who accused...

Ogoni Land Cleanup

9 months ago /
Environment 

The process to the restoration of the polluted environment of Ogoni land, in the Niger Delta has begun. With the official flag off of the cleanup of Ogoni, in line with the recommendations of the United Nations environmental program report and a campaign promise of President Muhammadu Buhari

PDP Names WIke Chairman Of National Convention Committee

11 months ago /
Politics 

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee (NEC) has constituted four special committees in preparation for the party’s oncoming National Convention. Alhaji Abubakar Mustapha, National Organising Secretary on behalf of the National Chairman, Sen. (Dr.) Ali Modu-Sheriff named Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike as the committee chairman and Darius Ishaku of...

Wike Swears In New Chief Judge

1 year ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike has sworn-in justice Adama Iye iyayi-lamikanra as the substantive chief judge of rivers state following the recommendation of the National Judicial Council, NJC, and the approval of the Rivers State House of Assembly. Congratulating the new chief judge on her appointment Governor Wike advised the judiciary...

Governor Wike declares war on cultism

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared total war on cultism and other violent crimes in Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni and three other local government area of the state.  Similarly, the Governor has given security agencies in the state marching orders to bring perpetrators of the evil acts to book no matter how highly...

Perpetrators of Omoku killings in ogba land will be punished – Governor Wike

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

The growing number of deaths recorded from cult clashes in Rivers State, is posing a grave security concern for many Nigerians. The most recent of such clashes between rival cult groups occurred in Ogba/Egbvema/Ndoni local government area of the state leaving twelve people dead and property worth millions of naira destroyed. As...

 

Rivers Government response to Dakuku Peterside Outburst

1 year ago /
Nation 

The rivers state government has accused the candidate of theAPC in the April 11, 2015 governorship election Dakuku Peterside and his party of working dangerously to damage the integrity of the Supreme court simply because they lost out in the court’s verdict on the principles of the electoral act and...

Rivers state Governor Wike holds thanksgiving service

1 year ago /

Rivers state governor nyesom wike held a thanksgiving service to show appreciation to God for granting him victory both at the polls and at the Supreme Court. Speaking at the service, which attracted other governors and dignitaries from across the country, governor wike said his victory reaffirms the fact that Power...


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