Wike, Ortom condemn invasion of National Assembly
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said that the siege on the National Assembly by the police and Department of State Services (DSS) is a pointer that Nigeria is sliding into dictatorship.
Rivers opens endowment fund for Blankson’s children
The Rivers State government has opened an endowment fund for the two kids of Joseph Blankson who saved 13 people in a boat accident. A boat Joseph had been riding in had capsized and one by one he saved 13 passengers, pulling them ashore.
Wike traces mass defection to FG’s leadership failure
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has blamed the recent mass defections within the All Progressives Congress (APC) to leadership failure by the Federal Government...
Defections pointer to political direction in 2019, says Wike
The defections from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Senate clearly shows the direction the country was heading in 2019...
Peoples’ Club honours Wike, Lulu-Briggs
The governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has been conferred with an award of excellence by the Peoples Club of Nigeria International. Chairman of the club, Ebere Owhonda, presented the award to the governor as part of activities to mark the 40th anniversary of Port Harcourt branch of Peoples Club of Nigeria International. Owhonda…
Wike tasks new council chiefs on security, workers’ salaries
Governor Nyesom Wike has advised newly elected 23 local government chairmen in Rivers State to prioritise security and environment. Wike gave the charge at the swearing in of the 23 chairmen who were declared winners of last Saturday’s council election in the state.
Rivers council polls hold today despite threats
The Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) has declared that no threat would prevent it from going ahead with the conduct of today’s local government election.Amid threat to disrupt the election in some councils, the Police and other security agencies would be deploying about 15, 000 personnel across the state to beef up security.
FG wants to frame me for gunrunning using a Lebanese, Wike alleges
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said he has uncovered a sinister scheme by the Federal Government to frame him up for gunrunning using a Lebanese businessman.
For violence-free polls in Rivers State ahead 2019
The need for equity in political representation, participation, and national cohesion creates an opportunity for the electorate to make informed choices on those they wish to represent...
EFCC is harassing contractors in Rivers, Wike cries out
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has accuses the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of harassing contractors executing State projects. Wike alleged that the EFCC was acting a script on behalf of the All Progressives Congress led Federal Government which ought to be encouraging his administration. The governor at the commissioning of Abacha Road in…