News - Rivers State Governor

Rivers Government To Sue FG Over Black Soot

3 days 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

6 days 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

6 days 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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

1 week 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.

Governor Wike Raises Alarm Over FGs Plans To Frame Him

1 week ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has raised alarm over what he says is a plot by the federal government and her agents to frame him by planting illegal items on him on any of his trips outside Nigeria and have him quizzed and embarrassed by foreign security agencies.

Rivers Government To Support Investors

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Wike,  says his administration is willing to partner and provide incentives for investors interested in doing business in the state.

Wike Assures Opobo People Of Development

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says his administration will deploy every means to ensure that the people of the ancient kingdom of Opobo Nkoro Local Government Area are finally connected to the rest of the state.

2019 Election: Wike Accuses INEC, Police Of Compromise

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says the ability to achieve free and credible elections in the country is solely dependent on the willingness of both the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies to play by the rules.

SWAN Revalidates Governor Wike As Sole Patron

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

National Executive Committee of the sports writers association of Nigeria revalidated Rivers State Governor Nyesom as the sole patron of the association.

APC-Led Govt Has ‘No Benefit’ For Rivers, Says Wike

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says the state has benefitted nothing from the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government.

Atiku Abubakar Declares Intention To Run For President in 2019

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has officially declared his intention to run for president in 2019 on the Platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

CSO Roundtable Slam Jumbo Pay For Legislators

3 weeks ago /

The Jumbo emoluments earned by serving legislators has attracted some concerns and this time attention is drawn to the negative effect it is having on the development of the states.

Wike Alleges Plot To Float Illegal Security Groups In Rivers

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused some politicians of planning to set up illegal vigilante groups to clash with members of the Neighbourhood Watch in the state.

Killings: Wike Visits Ortom, Donates N200m To Benue Government

2 months 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 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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...


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