Acquisition of Shell’s equity in OML 11 height of resource control, Wike declares
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared that the acquisition of 45 per cent of Shell’s equity stake in Oil Mining License (OML) 11 represents the height of resource control struggle.
Appeal Court dismisses ADP’s suit against Wike’s reelection
The Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt yesterday dismissed governorship candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Victor Fingesi’s suit challenging Governor Nyesom Wike’s victory in the 2019 governorship election in Rivers State for lack of merit.
Wike warns against political interference in security matters
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned that the security architecture of the country was bound to suffer when politicians influence military operations.
Wike mulls TSA to plug revenue leakages in Rivers
Disturbed by leakages of revenue on account of the multiplicity of state-run bank accounts, Governor Nyesom Wike has said Rivers is embracing the Treasury Single Account (TSA) initiative soon.
Jonathan, Wike shun PDP’s mega guber rally in Bayelsa
Former President Goodluck Jonathan and the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, were Wednesday absent at the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) mega rally for the Bayelsa gubernatorial election campaign.
How Rivers PDP’s internal wrangling delays Wike’s cabinet
Despite contrary posturing, there are indicators that smothering divisions within the Rivers State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have continued to hinder the constitution of a full-fledged State executive council by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Again, communities query Rivers government’s interest in OML 25
Barely one month after a peaceful resolution and the re-opening of the controversial Oil Mining Lease, OML 25 in Kula Kingdom, Akuku Toru Local Council of Rivers State...
Supreme court upholds Wike’s election
The Supreme Court has upheld the victory of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in the 2019 gubernatorial election. The apex court, in a judgment delivered by a panel of three Justices yesterday upheld Wike’s appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal,