PDP alerts of plots to stalemate polls
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, alerted the nation to an alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to cause mayhem...
Wike urges Rivers people to vote Atiku
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers, on Friday called on Rivers people to vote overwhelmingly for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as he had the business and leadership acumen to create employment opportunities and revive Nigeria’s economy.
Present administration worse than military rule, Wike insists
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has insisted that the present administration in the country is worse than military regime.
Fighting for the soul of Rivers State
Sir: A few weeks ago, the last senator in Rivers State deflected to APC and that make the three Senatorial districts to belong to APC. But, that is not the real issue.
Wike accuses FG of fighting institutions to rig elections
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the Federal Government of fighting all institutions in the country in a bid to rig 2019 elections. Wike lamented that rather than develop the country; the Federal Government was busy fighting all institutions, thereby neglecting governance, which is its primary responsibility. Governor Wike stated this, yesterday, during a…
Buhari not committed to credible elections, Wike alleges
Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari is not committed to free, fair and credible elections. Wike said the president intends to use the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and police to rig the 2019 general election. "It is INEC and security that don’t want us to have peaceful elections…
UN, INEC urge better security over north-east crisis, polls
The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has expressed concern over the deteriorating state of insecurity in the north-east, saying thousands of civilians have fled due to Boko Haram attacks.
Wike, Agbaje pray for peaceful 2019 general elections, task INEC
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has prayed for peaceful election in 2019 while wishing the people of the state a prosperous new year. In his New Year message, Wike implored Rivers State people to work towards ensuring that their votes count during the 2019 general elections and urged the security agencies and the Independent National…
Wike accommodates new wage in N480b 2019 budget
Governor Nyesom Wike has accommodated the expected new minimum wage in the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N480billion he presented to the Rivers State House of Assembly yesterday.
Okorocha, Wike, Akeredolu, Fayemi preach love, peace
As Christians celebrate 2018 Christmas, Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged Christians to pray for peace and successful general elections in the country. Okorocha, in a statement yesterday signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo....