News - Rivers State Governor

Tribunal Confirms Governor Wike's Re-election, Dismisses Petition Of AAC And Its Candidate

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Rivers state governorship election tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the African Action Congress, AAC governorship candidate in the 2019 general elections, Biokpomabo Awara, against Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Nyesom Wike and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Wike Pledges More Effort To The Fight Against Crime

4 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike says his administration is prepared to do whatever it takes to ensure there is peace across the state.

Rivers Government Abolishes Fees In Public Schools

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Government has abolished all payments of fees and levies in all public primary and secondary schools across the state, with immediate effect.

Wike Gives Parties One Week To Resolve Dispute Over OML 25

5 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has directed all parties in the dispute relating to the Oil Mineral License, OML, 25 in Kula, Akuku Toru local government area to within seven days resolve the issue and reopen the facility.

Wike Promises More Support For Pamo Medical University

5 months ago /
Education  Nation 

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike says he will not relent in the efforts to support Pamo University of Medical Sciences for the growth and development of the state.

Osinbajo Commissions Port Harcourt Dockyard Waste Treatment Plant

5 months ago /
Environment 

As part of efforts aimed to protect the country’s maritime environment, Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Friday commissioned the Port Harcourt dockyard liquid waste treatment plant.

Security Forces Clamp Down On Criminals In Rivers

5 months ago /
Security 

The Rivers state police command, the Nigerian Army and other security agencies have intensified efforts to clamp down on cultists, kidnappers and armed robbers terrorizing communities along the Ahoada West-Emouha axis of the East-West road.

Wike Wants Amended Electoral Act Signed To Law Immediately

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has called on the international community to again prevail on President Muhammdu Buhari to sign the amended electoral act.

Attack On Judiciary: Wike Expresses Disappointment Over NBA’s Silence

5 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has expressed disappointment over the failure of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, to submit any memoranda or appear before the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up to look into the violent invasion of the state Judiciary Complex on  May 11, 2018.

Abduction Of Three Expatriates: Wike Gives Andoni Chiefs 3-Day Ultimatum

5 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has given the chiefs and leaders of Andoni local government area, a 72-hour ultimatum to ensure the immediate release of three kidnapped expatriates working on the construction of the Ogoni-Andoni-Opobo unity road or risk dethronement.

Wike Preaches Peace, Tolerance And Unity At Eid-El Fitri

5 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has urged residents of the state, irrespective of their tribes, religion or personal interest to be peaceful, tolerant of each other and work together to fight insecurity and support government to move the state forward.

Rivers Denies Heavy Indebtedness

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Government says contrary to news making the rounds, it is not among the states topping the domestic debt list in Nigeria.

Odili Advises Wike On People’s Welfare

5 months ago /
Nation 

Former Rivers State Governor, Peter Odili has called on the re-elected governor of the state, Nyesom Wike to concentrate more on the development of the people especially those who can barely afford three meals a day.

Rivers Police Assures Of Adequate Security For Wike’s Inauguration

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State Police Command says it has deployed adequate security measures to ensure that the swearing-in ceremony of the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike is safe and secure.

Rivers Governorship Election Tribunal Dismisses Labour Party’s Petition

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Rivers state governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Port Harcourt has dismissed the petition filed by the Labour party’s governorship candidate, Isaac Wonwu, challenging the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike.

Traditional Rulers Beg Rivers AAC Governorship Candidate To Withdraw Election Petition Against Wike

6 months ago /
Politics 

In line with the post-election peace initiative by the rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, traditional rulers from kula kingdom in Akuku Toru  local government area have appealed to the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, in the 2019 general election, Biokpomabo Awara to withdraw his case at the tribunal challenging the outcome of the election.

Wike Reus Involvement Of Security Agencies In Pipeline Vandalism, Oil Theft

6 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike says his administration will collaborate and support security agencies to rid the state of crime and other criminal activities like pipeline vandalism, oil theft and environmental pollution.

Governor Wike Sacks Commissioner Of Power

6 months ago /
Politics 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has sacked the State Commissioner of Power, Hon Shedrach Chukwu.  

Wike Warns Zenith Bank Against Financial Disclosures

6 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has expressed displeasure over what he described as the violation of court orders by Zenith Bank Plc regarding the disclosure of the details of the financial transactions of the state government to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Wike Sets Up Peace And Security Council In Akuku Toru

6 months ago /

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday gave his blessings for the setting up of a Peace and Security Council in Akuku Toru Local Government Area.


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