News - Rivers State Governor

Magnus Abe-Led Rivers APC Faction Embraces Wike’s Olive Branch

4 months ago /
Politics 

The recent call by Governor Nyesom Wike on the opposition to join in the building of Rivers State has received the endorsement of politicians across the board.

FG Threatens To Withdraw Licences Of Private Universities

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Government has threatened to withdraw the licence of private universities that violate laid down regulations and establishment acts.

Rivers Government To Merge Ministries

4 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says his administration will in the coming days carry out changes in the various ministries, departments, and agencies under the state government.

Rivers PDP Condemns Rivers Elders Call on Buhari to Interfere in Elections

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has described the call by some elders of Rivers State on President Muhammdu Buhari to interfere with the Rivers State governorship election as a shameful and ungodly plot to rob Rivers people of their mandate.

Court Refuses To Stop Collation, Announcement Of Rivers Election Results

5 months ago /
Election 

The Federal high court Abuja has refused to stop the collation of results of rivers state governorship and house of assembly elections conducted by the independent national electoral commission (INEC), on March 9, 2019.

Press Release: Rivers State Governorship Election

5 months ago /
Election 

Headquarters 6 Division Nigerian Army (NA) have observed with dismay and sense of betrayal in the statement made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) signed by its National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee Festus Okoye Esq on 15 March 2019. The statement according to INEC was the findings of its Fact-Finding Committee that assessed the situation in Rivers State.

APC Rejects Election Results In Bauchi State

5 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has rejected election results from the contentious Tafawa Balewa local government area in Bauchi State as announced by INEC's Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.

Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Wike's Disqualification

5 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Federal High Court, Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking the disqualification of rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike from participating in Saturday’s governorship election in Rivers state.

Wike Seeks Sanctions Against El-Fufai Over Death Threat

6 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike says the international community should not take lightly the death threat issued by the Kaduna state governor Nasir El-rufa’i on international election monitors.

Wike Asks Nigerians To Pray For The Judiciary

6 months ago /

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike says while praying for peaceful and violence-free elections, Nigerians should also make out time to pray for the judiciary saying the freedom and existence of the third arm of government are under severe threat.

 

Wike Calls For Resistance Over Suspension Of CJN

6 months ago /
Nation 

 Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike has called on Nigerians to rise and resist vehemently Friday’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria by President Muhammdu Buhari, saying that the nation is now under a dictatorship.

Wike Accuses APC Of Plot To Cause Violence In Rivers

6 months ago /
Politics 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says he has uncovered a plot by the All Progressives Congress, APC, with the full connivance of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to cause violence in the state so that the 2019 general elections can be postponed in the state.

Wike Bags NUJ Award

7 months ago /

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has emerged winner of the Nigeria union of journalists NUJ prize for outstanding leadership and infrastructural development.

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike

7 months ago /

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike is to be conferred with the DAAR governor of the year 2018 at this weekend’s award ceremony organised by the media conglomerate.

Onnoghen: Wike Accuses APC Of Desperation To Rig 2019 Polls

7 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike has described plans by the APC-led federal government to prosecute the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen on allegations of false and non-assets declaration as a desperate attempt to rig the general elections and intimidate members of the judiciary into doing its bidding.

Rivers Mobilization Meeting

7 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has called on rivers people to vote out the non-performing APC federal government on February 16, so as to attract benefits to the state.

Wike Inaugurates Board Of Rivers State University

8 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has charged the board of the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital to do the state proud by ensuring it becomes the best medical college in the country.

Oil Majors Should Relocate Their Headquarters In The Niger Delta - Wike Rivers State

8 months ago /
Niger Delta 

Governor, Nyesom Wike,  has called on international oil majors to locate their headquarters in the Niger Delta region where they drill oil to sustain the economy of the country. 

2019 Polls: Wike Seeks US Assistance

8 months ago /
Nation 

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike wants the united states government to assist Nigeria by mounting pressure and keeping a close eye on the APC-led federal government to prevent it from using the independent national electoral commission and security agencies to manipulate the process.

Wike Accuses Buhari Of Planning To Rig 2019 Election

8 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of setting Nigeria on the part of disaster following his refusal to sign into law the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.