VERBAL WAR: Amaechi shouldn’t be a minister, he should be in jail – Wike

Verbal War: Amaechi shouldn't be a minister, he should be in jail – Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has added bombs to the ongoing verbal war against his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, claiming that the ex-governor should be in jail and not a minister. Wike who made the comments during a live interview on AIT’s Focus Nigeria beamed from Government House, Port Harcourt, on Monday, in reaction to comments by Amaechi over the…

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My govt will end the era of Judges to retire without a house – Wike

My govt will end the era of Judges to retire without a house – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says the State Government under his watch would end the era when judges retire without homes of their own. Wike made the declaration on Thursday in Port Harcourt Rivers State where Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Tanko Muhammad as special guest commissioned 20 owner occupier duplexes build by Rivers government for Judges of…

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Punish thieves less, punish election riggers more– Wike

Rivers govt warns workers on strike, cites pending court case

Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday said that election riggers deserve more punishment than thieves because election riggers deny the people their right to good governance. Wike, addressing Prof. Stephen Okodudu, Acting Vice-Chancellor (VC), University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) at Government House, Port Harcourt, Rivers state, also chided lecturers at UNIPORT for destroying the glory of the varsity by indulgence in…

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EDO GUBER: APC wants the election cancelled because they’re are losers– Wike

EDO Guber: APC wants the election cancelled because they're are losers– Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike have accused the all progressive Congress APC Party of plotting violence so as to make the Edo Guber election cancelled. Wike in a tweet said the ruling party are so desperate to take over power since the incubent governor Obaseki left their Party due to frustration by some members of the party. He said…

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Wike dissolves Rivers Task Force on street trading

Wike dissolves Rivers task force on street trading, sacks coordinator

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday ordered the immediate dissolution of the State Task Force on Illegal Street Trading, Motor Parks and Markets. The state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Paulinus Nsirim, disclosed this in a statement, said the governor also sacked Bright Amaewhiule, the coordinator of the task force. READ ALSO: Wike gifts Rivers Judges cars, to…

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You don’t have any acdemic certificate, Wike blast Oshiomhole

You don't have any acdemic certificate, Wike blast Oshiomhole

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike in a statement today, insisted that Adams Oshiomhole, the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has no certificate. Wike said this while denouncing the claims by Oshiomhole that Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming governorship election lacked required academic credentials to participate in the…

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EDO GUBER: Obaseki has no opponent – Nyesom Wike

Wike gives Judges cars to stop corruption

With the heat from the fourthcoming Edo State Gubernatorial election, governor Nyesom Wike of River State, has said that he is not seeing any strong opposition against Gov Obaseki, the Edo State PDP governorship flag bearer. Wike disclosed this while speaking on a live programme on Wednesday, July 29. The governor explained that the people of the southsouth state already…

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Wike points APC, cautions Ize-Iyamu over Oba Palace attack

Wike points APC, cautions Ize-Iyamu over Oba Palace attack

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council on Edo Governorship Election, Governor Nyesom Wike, has condemned the attack on the party at the Palace the of Oba of Benin on Saturday. Wike blamed the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its Edo State governorship candidatel, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for the attack. He told the rival Party (APC)to understand that…

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Wike suspends PH LGA Chairman over illegal tax collection

Wike suspends PH LGA Chairman over illegal tax collection

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has approved the immediate suspension of the Port Harcourt LGA chiarman, Hon. Victor Ihunwo, for  alleged illegal tax collection. He also directed traders at the Ogbum-nu-Abali Fruit Garden Market not to have any dealing with anyone who claims to be acting on behalf of Port Harcourt Local Government Area. READ ALSO: Wike rescued me…

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Rivers CP asks Wike to surrender ex-NDDC boss, Nunieh

The River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, due to his interference on the arrest of the former NDDC boss, Ms Joy Nunieh has been called up by the River State commissioner of police, Mr. Joseph Gobum Milan to hand over Ms Nunieh who is currently taking refuge at the states government house in Port Harcourt. This open call was made by…

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Wike rescued me today from fierce policemen – Ms Nunieh

Ms. Joi Nunieh, the ex-managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has on Thursday revealed how her Governor Nyesom Wike rescued her from heavily armed policemen that laid siege on her home in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. She told journalists at the Government House in Port Harcourt that the heavily armed policemen tried to break the security door…

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Wike sacks Perm Sec for flouting Covid-19 guidelines

River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has sacked a Permanent Secretary, Mr. Sunny Okere, with immediate effect for flouting and obstructing the enforcement of the COVID-19 guidelines. He said the sacked permanent secretary had the temerity to chase away officials of the state Ministry of Health, who went to Oyigbo to enforce the established guidelines on public burials. READ ALSO: Edo…

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Edo guber: Ganduje, not at my level — Wike

Edo guber: Ganduje, not at my level — Wike

Ganduje, not at my level: Chairman, national campaign council of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Edo state governorship election and governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has brushed off remark credited to the governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje that he (Wike) would be isolated until the September 9 poll is concluded. The governor in his address at…

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EDO 2020: APC chose Ganduje because of his dollar – Wike

EDO 2020: APC chose Ganduje because of the dollar – Wike

Nyesom Wike; “APC chose Umar Ganduje as their Edo Governorship Campaign Council Chiarman because of the Dollar he was stuffing in his pocket” The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike claims that the All Progressives Congress (APC) Party chosed Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Kano State Governor as the Chairman of their campaign council for Edo governorship election because they saw him…

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APC wants to use security personnels to rig Edo — Wike

COVID-19: Wike signs executive order to checkmate border closure sabotage

The Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has accused the ruling party – APC of plotting to use Security agents to rig the September 9th Edo State Gubernatorial election… The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election, Nyesom Wike said that threats by his counterpart in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Abdullahi Ganduje, to…

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We Will Send Wike to Isolation Centre — Umar Ganduje

“We will isolate Wike in an isolation centre and before he recovers, the election is over” the Kano State Governor Umar Ganduje said concerning the forthcoming Guber Elections. In the PDP APC clash yesterday, the Kano State Governor Umar Ganduje in statement said that they will send the PDP Edo State Campaign Chiarman Wike in an isolation centre to ensure…

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Wike to support Amechi in the 2023 Presidential Election

The Governor of Rivers State Ezenwo Nyesom Wike in an interview said that he will support his former Political father Rotimi Amechi, if he ever decleares interest to pursue his presidential ambition in the 2023 elections with The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Wike made this revelation during a life interview with the ARISE TELEVISION. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) strong…

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Wike comments on Agboola’s harassment, challenges Falana

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has challenged Femi Falana (SAN) to react to the assault on the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi. Wike threw the challenge to Falana SAN, just as he condemned police involvement in partisan politics. Governor Wike was reacting to the recent action of the Ondo State Commissioner of Police who was used to…

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NGF replies Wike on ‘beggars forum’ insult

NGF-The River State governor Nelson Wike referred the NGF forum as a ‘beggars forum’ The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has reacted to the Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on his reference to the NG forum as ‘beggars forum, a toothless bulldog that can only bark and can’t bite.’ READ ALSO:Edo Guber: ‘APC puppet’Obaseki mocks Oshomole According to a statement issued…

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Wike relaxes Port Harcourt lockdown for six days

The lockdown of Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt local government areas of Rivers State has been relaxed for six days by Governor Nyesom Wike. According to the state governor who spoke in a state broadcast on Wednesday, the lockdown relaxation kicks-off today in obia/Akpor local government port Harcourt. He said the lockdown would be restored in the capital city on May…

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RIVERS: Governor Wike relaxes total lockdown

Governor Nyesom Wike has relaxed the total lockdown in Obio-Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas of Rivers state, scheduled to take effect from Thursday, May 14, 2020. Governor Wike in a state broadcast said while on routine monitoring, he observed how difficult it has been for residents to access money from their banks to make purchases during the Two-Day…

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Wike trumps Buhari over Almajiris repatriation

Wike trumps Buhari over Almajiris repatriation

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared the complicity of the Federal Government over the issue of repatriation of the street beggers, also called almajiris, accusing the Presidency of ‘double standards.’ Wike who said, Tuesday, at the Government House, while addressing traditional rulers over the planned lockdown in two local government areas of the state, namely, the Port Harcourt and…

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RIVERS CRISIS: PDP Governors beg Wike not to dump party

You don't have any acdemic certificate, Wike blast Oshiomhole

Some governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday waded into the crisis rocking their party arising from the face-off between the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and some power blocs over the minority leadership in the House of Representatives. Six PDP governors who stormed Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital met with Wike over the insinuation that he is…

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COVID-19: Wike signs executive order to checkmate border closure sabotage

COVID-19: Wike signs executive order to checkmate border closure sabotage

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, signed the third Rivers State Government’s Executive Order for a Task Force to check reported sabotage by federal security agents enforcing closure of Rivers border to prevent Covid-19 spread. Wike while signing Executive Order RVSG No. 3 -2020 in Port Harcourt also announced Sunday’s arrest, arraignment and remand of staff of BUA Group…

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Gov Wike dethrones monarch for harbouring cultists

Gov Wike dethrones monarch for harbouring cultists

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has approved the immediate withdrawal of Certificate of Recognition and staff of office from Rivers Monarch, His Royal Majesty, Chief Frank Noryaa, Gbenemene Baabe for allegedly harbouring cultists in his kingdom. This was made known yesterday in a statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media. According to the statement,…

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RIVERS: I’m tired of being governor, Wike laments

RIVERS: I'm tired of being governor, Wike laments

The Executive Governor of Rivers State, Nelson Nyesom Wike disclosed on Tuesday that he is tired of being governor, and will not contest for third tenure even if the constitution permits it. Governor Wike made this disclosure while receiving his Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the Rivers State Capital city of Port Harcourt. Speaking…

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Senate President Saraki hails Wike’s victory

JUST-IN: Senate pass Police Reform Bill

The Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Senator Bukola Saraki has hailed governor Nelson Nyesom Ezenwuo Wike’s victory in the just concluded Rivers state governorship election. Congratulating the governor in a statement released through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Senate President Saraki described Wike’s victory as being decisive, citing that he won despite all…

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Runner-up Biokpamabo Awara reacts to Wike’s victory

RIVERS: I'm tired of being governor, Wike laments

The candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Biokpamabo Awara who was the runner-up in the just concluded Rivers state governorship election won by the incumbent governor, Nyesom Wike has finally reacted and expressed his thoughts on Wike’s controversial victory. Speaking to the press in the state on Thursday, Awara alleged that governor Wike worked in cohort with the Independent…

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APC warns Wike not to rejoice over victory

APC warns Wike not to rejoice over victory

An All Progressives Congress party APC chieftain in Rivers state, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze has warned the incumbent governor, Nyesom wike not to rejoice yet over his recent victory in the state’s governorship election, citing that the victory “an illegality that will not stand a legal test.” In a statement released to newsmen on Wednesday, Eze described Wike’s victory as fake…

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WIKE officially wins Rivers governorship election

APC warns Wike not to rejoice over victory

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially declared incumbent governor Nyesom Wike of the People’s Democratic Party as the winner of the 2019 governorship election in Rivers state. Governor Wike polled a total of 886,264 votes to beat his closest rival, Mr. Awara of the African Action Congress (AAC), who managed just 173,859 votes. According to the returning officer…

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