Tag: Nyesom Wike

Nyesom Wike has donated N500 million to Sokoto to support the rebuilding of central market

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, has donated N500 million to Sokoto to support the rebuilding of the state’s central market. NewsWireNGR recalls that, on Tuesday, a fire had burnt down a section of the market. Muhammed Bello, spokesman to Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, disclosed Wike’s donation in a[Read More…]

Governor Nyesom Wike, says he will impose a fresh lockdown in Rivers State

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says he will impose a fresh lockdown in the state in January to prevent a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Wike who was addressing a congregation on Sunday in Ikwerre, said the decision was a result of the non-challant attitude of some[Read More…]

‘Governor Wike is not plotting to destabilise APC’ Commissioner says

The Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications Paulinus Nsirim has says allegations that Governor Nyesom Wike is plotting to destabilise the All Progressives Congress (APC) is ‘ridiculous’ The Former Publicity Secretary of APC, Chris Finebo had said Wike and other agents of the government were planning to initiate frivolous[Read More…]

‘Buhari will set Nigeria on fire if he does not come through on restructuring’ – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has warned that the President risks setting the country on fire if he does not answer the restructuring request of Nigerians. Wike spoke on Thursday in a Channels television programme, Sunrise Daily. The interview is off the heels of renewed calls for restructuring when South-South[Read More…]

Governor Wike has imposed a 24-Hour curfew In Port-Harcort

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on the entire area around the Okoro-Nu-Odu flyover in Rumuokoro, due to upsurge of cult activities and related violence. The governor has also warned that government will spare no efforts in dealing appropriately with anyone[Read More…]

Umahi left PDP because he wants to be President; Wike says

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has reacted to reports that his Ebonyi State counterpart, Governor David Umahi, leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) The Ebonyi Governor had told journalists in Abakaliki on Tuesday that he had no regrets leaving the PDP. According to[Read More…]

Governor Wike says FG deducting funds from state accounts to finance the judiciary, is politically motivated

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has warned that the Federal Government will destroy criminal justice system in States if the Executive Order 10 is implemented. Governor Wike, said Executive Order 10 of the Federal Government, which permits the deduction of funds from each State account to finance the judiciary,[Read More…]

Governor Wike signs executive order proscribing IPOB in Rivers

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has signed an executive order to reinforce the ban on Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and its activities in the State. Governor Wike disclosed he has signed an executive order proscribing IPOB in Rivers during a state broadcast on Wednesday night, after the  IPOB leader, Nnamdi[Read More…]

“IPOB cannot determine what happens in our state. Rivers will always be Niger Delta” Governor Wike vows

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has asked the 23 council chairmen, and youths in the state to fish members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organisation of Biafra (IPOB) in the State. The Governor has also warned that any council chairman that allows IPOB to hold processions and hoist its[Read More…]

In Port Harcourt, #EndSARs Protesters defy Gov Wike’s directives, storm government house

#EndSARs Protesters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State Capital, Tuesday marched to the Government House in defiance with an early directives by the state government “banning all forms of protests”: NewsWireNGR correspondent reports that the protesters blocked the ever-busy Olaiya axis and other major roads in the state, causing gridlock as[Read More…]