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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…
14 May 2019
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has sacked the State Commissioner of Power, Hon Shedrach Chukwu. "The Governor directed the sacked commissioner to submit all Government Documents and Property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Power." the governor's special assistant on electronic media Simeon Nwakaudu said. Wike sacked the commissioner a…
25 Jun 2016
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has stated that the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park would transform the economy of the state, as it will be a major revenue earner when completed. 
13 Jun 2016
He therefore called on African movie actors, producers, creative writers and directors to serve as promoters of the state as the investors’ destination of Africa with attendant economic benefits.
2 Jun 2016
This supposed exit from the chairmanship of the PDP is a further testimony of the fact that whatever comes easy, will go easy and one only hopes we are all taking notes.
24 May 2016
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State yesterday said that nobody would be shielded from the military operations against militants sabotaging the nation’s economy.


The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) have asked the National Industrial Court, Abuja, to set aside its interim order that stopped the two workers’ bodies from embarking on their planned industrial action against the recent removal of fuel subsidy by the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration.[
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President Bola Tinubu yesterday in Abuja assured traditional rulers in the country that his administration would run an open-door policy that would be ready to listen to the yearnings of Nigerians toward transforming the country’s rich potential to reality.
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Lecturers under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, yesterday withdrew their services over the non-payment of 13 months' salary owed them by the management of the institution
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The Middle-Belt Youth Forum has bemoaned the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the region, saying they were over three million. The group, therefore, urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to confront the lingering crisis between herdsmen and farmers in the region, which they said has claimed thousands of lives and properties worth billions of naira destroyed
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The Federal Government has begun moves to transship cargoes to Cameroon, Niger Republic and Chad with the newly acquired 80 Tons Bollard Pull Tugboats by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to boost operational efficiency at the Lekki Deep Seaport.