I Have Nothing Against Islam, Wike Tells Fayemi

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Sunday told the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Governor Kayode Fayemi, that he has nothing against Islam or any faith. He made this known while showing Fayemi the site of the mosque he allegedly demolished in Port Harcourt. A statement by the NGF’s spokesperson, Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, said […]

Wike Suspends 12 Local Government Chiarmen In Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has suspended 12 local government chairmen for their refusal to attend state functions. This was conveyed in a statement issued on Thursday by the governor’s Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu. Those affected are chairmen of Okrika, Emohua, Abua/Odual, Degema, Khana, Gokana, Ahoada East, Ikwerre, Eleme, Andoni, Omuma and […]

Wike, Rivers Lawmakers Get Certificate Of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented Certificates of Return to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, his deputy, Ipalibo-Harry Banigo. The commission also presented certificate of return to 32 assembly members-elect in the state. The certificate presentation took place at INEC office in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. Wike won the governorship election […]

Why Nigeria Needs Men Like Wike – Atiku Reveals

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said that Nigeria needs men like Nysome Wike, governor of Rivers State, who are “political force for good.” Atiku said this on Wednesday after Wike was declared winner of the Rivers State gubernatorial poll and reelected governor of the state. Wike polled 886,264 votes […]

Rivers Rerun: Amaechi Begs Electorate To ‘Shame’ Jonathan, Wike By Voting APC

  By Philips Sunday The immediate past Governor of Rivers state and now Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has called on the indigenes of Rivers state to vote against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in next Saturday’s election as a way of putting shame on Governor Nyesom Wike, as well as the former President Goodluck […]