Vacate Port Harcourt roads in 30 days, Wike tells street traders, others (Punch)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has given roadside mechanics,  roadside car dealers, street traders and private taxi park operators one month to vacate the streets of Port Harcourt. Speaking with the mechanics, street traders and others at the Government House,…

2019 elections: Army blames Wike for killing of solders in Rivers (Punch)

The Nigerian Army has blamed Governor Nyesom Wike for causing the killing of three soldiers in River State during the 2019 general elections. Security men attached to the governor were accused of shooting at soldiers stationed at the collation centre…

EFCC can’t probe Rivers, Wike insists (Punch)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has restated his earlier claim that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has no power to investigate the financial transactions of the state government. Wike also said the EFCC must first vacate the Federal Government…

Army staged coup against Rivers during polls — Wike (Punch)

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State said on Monday that the Nigerian Army staged a coup against the state during the 2019 elections. Wike also described the actions of the Army as the worst in the nation’s democratic history. The…

Niger Delta youths give Wike seven days to reopen NDDC office (Punch)

Niger Delta youths have issued a seven-day ultimatum to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to reopen the corporate headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission or risk an economic crippling protest in the state. The youths, under the aegis…

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Chibok: Another name for forgotten The parents of abducted Chibok schoolgirls have condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC) for using the abduction of their daughters as campaign tool to clinch power but never did enough to free them from Boko Haram’s captivity. Speaking…

Wike declares war on cultists (Punch)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday declared war against cultists and cult-related killings in parts of the state. Wike specifically vowed that the state government would frontally tackle the menace and would not allow cultists to continue to unleash…

Dickson congratulates Wike on re-election

Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has described as heartwarming and well-deserved the re-election of his Rivers State counterpart, Barr. Nyesom Wike. Governor Dickson, who expressed his delight on Wike’s re-election in a congratulatory message signed by his Special…

Youths congratulate Wike on re-election (PMNews)

Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), a non-governmental organization (NGO), has congratulated the governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike on his re-election. Mr. Godwin Onmonya, the National Coordinator of the group, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

Rivers guber election: Obi alerts international community on Nigerian military’s undue interest

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has expressed concern over the fallout from some states in last Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections, particularly in Rivers State –…

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