Tag: Rivers State Governor

Heroes welcome for Burna Boy in Port Harcourt after Grammy Win- Governor Wike describes him as the pride of the state

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has described Grammy award-winning Afrobeat artist, Burna Boy, whose real name is, Damini Ogulu, as the pride of the state following a heroes welcome to the state after his Grammy awards. Wike spoke when Burna Boy, his parents and management team paid him a courtesy[Read More…]

“If you kill Ortom, be prepared to bury Nigeria,” – Rivers Governor Wike reacts to attempted assassination of Benue Governor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has reacted to the attack on his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday. Governor Ortom was attacked earlier on Saturday by suspected herdsmen while visiting a farm in Makurdi. But his security detail was able to repel them. Mr. Ortom said he ran for “more[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…]

Explosives detonated at Governor Wike’s father’s Church in Port Harcourt

The Nigerian Police have arrested three suspects linked to an attack on a Pentecostal church owned by Governor Nyesom Wike’s father, Christian Universal Church International, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt. Multiples sources confirm that about 5 of them detonated explosives in the church at around 8pm[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…]

For attempts to ban #EndSARS protests, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike is a dictator #SARSMUSTEND

The Rivers State Government late Monday banned “all forms of proposed protests” under #EndSars Campaign. Thousands of Nigerians marched in Lagos and other cities Monday to demand an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, or SARS, a police unit accused of extrajudicial killings and abuses. The government announced Sunday the[Read More…]

Amaechi left a legacy of white elephant projects says Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi was more interested in awarding political projects to boost his personal ego than delivering services to Rivers people. Speaking during an interview with AIT, Governor Wike said that a project like Justice Karibi Whyte Hospital was a scam because[Read More…]

Breaking: Rivers Commissioner of Police wants Governor Wike to hand over Dr Joi Nunieh

Multiple reports suggests that the Rivers State Commissioner of Police has called on the Governor of the state to hand over Dr Joi Nunieh to the Police.. Ms Joi has been at the centre of accusation and counter accusations over the management of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, – early[Read More…]

“We want to take over to move Nigeria forward,” Rivers State Governor Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on Nigerians not to allow the All Progressives Congress to continue to keep the country in its current calamitous state.  This was as the governor said he was not nursing the ambition of running for the office of the President of Nigeria.[Read More…]

Nyesom Wike, has condemned police involvement in partisan politics

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has condemned police involvement in partisan politics.  Wike was reacting to the recent action of the Ondo State Commissioner of Police, who was allegedly used to infringe on the fundamental human rights of the state’s deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi. In an interview with journalists in[Read More…]