2 Feb 2021
Governor Nyesom Wike has approved the purchase of new buses for two Rivers State Government-owned football clubs, Rivers United and Rivers Angels.
4 Jan 2021
The year 2020 was defined by Covid-19. It was a year the entire world succumbed to the unexpected outbreak of a global pandemic that neither discriminated against color nor creed.
11 Dec 2020
The Rivers State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed the state’s N448.6b 2021 Appropriation Bill. Speaker of the House, Ikunyi Awaji Ibani, said the budget met budgeting processes
11 Nov 2020
On Sunday, November 8, 2020, when Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike held a historic meeting with South-East governors, the leadership of Ohanaeze Nd’Igbo and the Igbo community in the state at Government House, Port Harcourt, it was to deliver a strong, unambiguous message reaffirming the unity and peaceful coexistence of all ethnic nationalities in Rivers State.…
2 Nov 2020
The Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE) has lauded Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for developing projects in rural areas, noting that tackling poverty and developmental deficits at the grassroots will improve the wellbeing of the people. National President of NGE, Mustapha Isha, stated this during dinner the governor organised for members of the NGE at…
27 Oct 2020
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, yesterday, charged the 23 council chairmen and youths to fish out members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in the state. The governor warned that any council chairman that allowed IPOB to hold processions and hoist its flag in their domain in the state risked being sacked.…
31 Aug 2020
A group of Rivers State indigenes resident in Lagos, has pleaded with Governor Nyesom Wike to resuscitate the two General Hospitals at Eberi/Omuma council area and Okehi, headquarters of Etche Local Council, as well as other medical facilities in both LGAs for improved access. Speaking under the auspices of Ogbakor Etche, Lagos chapter, its President-General…
4 Aug 2020
The suspension of three elected local government chairmen by Rivers State governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, has sparked a row between All Progressives Congress (APC)
5 Mar 2020
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike yesterday advised commissioners serving in his administration who are interested in playing ethnic politics to resign.
21 Feb 2020
Governor Nyesom Wike has hinted that only a prepared and determined person would succeed him as Rivers State chief executive at the 2023 general elections.
15 Jan 2020
Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike's comment on traditional rulers during a meeting on Tuesday has been greeted with mixed reactions from Nigerians. The governor, in a viral video on social media, was seen tongue lashing out at the traditional rulers for not coming to the meeting with their staff of office. The governor said going…
29 Aug 2019
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the implementation of State police would have curbed violence during Nigeria's general election. "If the Amended Electoral Act had been assented to by the President, electoral violence would have been reduced to the barest minimum, as there wouldn't have been any incentive to snatch materials and manipulate the…