Former Governor, Babangida Is A Spy In PDP – Wike Reveals

The Rivers state governor, Mr Nyesom Wike has accused Babangida Aliyu, former Niger governor, of being a spy in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In April, Aliyu had said governors in the north refused to support the re-election of former President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 election because he reneged on their agreement not to […]

Governor Wike offers to resign from office, explains reason

The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, says he would resign from office if Rotimi Amaechi can mention any federal project he has attracted to Rivers since 2015 when he (Amaechi) became the minister of transportation. The governor made the statement on Saturday, May 22, in Port Harcourt, when he welcomed some chieftains All Progressives Congress […]

Wike Imposes 24-Hour Curfew

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the entire area around the Okoro-Nu-Odu flyover in Rumuokoro, Obio/Akpor Local Government of the state. He warned that the government will deal with anyone who disturbs peace and security in the State with cult activities and associated violence and killings. Wike, in a state-wide […]

Rivers Monarch Condemns Oyigbo Arrests By Soldiers

The king of Oyigbo town in Oyigbo LGA of Rivers State, Eze Mike Nwaji, has called for the intervention of the State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and the military to caution soldiers against unwarranted arrests in the state. He also condemned the trend of state residents inviting soldiers to arrest alleged IPOB members in their houses. […]

Umahi Defected To Be President – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has faulted the reasons given by Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, for defecting to the All Progressives Congress. He alleged that Umahi was nursing presidential ambitions, and left the Peoples Democratic Party to pursue them. Umahi, at a media briefing on Tuesday, announced his decision to leave the PDP for […]

Wike Joins Protesters In Demanding End To Police Violence

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Tuesday joined protesters to demand an end to violence, and call for a reform of the Nigeria Police Force. The governor, who had announced a ban on #EndSARS protests in the state last night, changed his stance on Tuesday following backlash. Wike, while addressing the protesters, said though […]

Obaseki Praises Wike For Role In Re-Election

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has thanked his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike, and other Peoples Democratic Party Governors for their roles in his re-election. Obaseki thanked Wike during a visit to the Government House in Port Harcourt, on Wednesday. He said, “I want to thank Edo people for their doggedness and determination in ensuring […]

Make Edo Elections Credible – Wike To Buhari

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has told President Muhammadu Buhari to make Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State credible. Wike, the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council spoke during a live television programme in Port Harcourt. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, quoted the governor […]