Use loots recovered by EFCC for 2019 elections, Gov Wike advises

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has advised the federal government to make use of the several funds recovered by the EFCC in recent times in conducting the 2019 general elections. He also stated that for the country to have a free, fair election in 2019, that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) must employ the…

‘Crumbling’ APC is using Sheriff to destabilise PDP – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused the All Progressives Congress-led Fed­eral Government of using discredited politicians to destabilize the People’s Demo­cratic Party (PDP). Gov. Wike said that because the APC is crumbling, the Fed­eral Government has resort­ed to sponsor the Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sher­iff, to cause……

Jonathan denies collecting N50m from Wike

Former Presi­dent Goodluck Jonathan has de­nied allegations by Sheriff that he received N50 million from Wike to organise the recent PDP peace meeting. It will be recalled that Sheriff had alleged on Thurs­day that Wike and his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayodele Fayose, re­cruited Jonathan to scuttle Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson’s peace efforts with N50m……

Wike, Fayose drafted Jonathan to scuttle PDP peace process –Sheriff

The Peoples Democratic Party national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has alleged that former President Goodluck Jonathan was hired to destroy the peace process in the party with the last week stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja that ended in disarray. He accused the governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state, as those…

Rivers govt. to inaugurate trust fund for needy Christians-Wike

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has announced plans by his administration to inaugurate a Trust Fund to cater for needy Christian clerics and some of their members. Wike announced the plan in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by his spokesman, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, on Monday. According to the statement, the governor gave the assurance……

Within 11 months, Wike has survived 5 assassination attempts – Aide

The Rivers state commissioner for information and communication, Austin Tam-George has said his boss, Nyesom Wike, governor of the state, has survived five assassination attempts in 11 months. It will be recalled that Wike had alleged that the inspector-general of police had mandated the police commissioner in the state to kill him, an allegation the……

You can leave PDP with your stolen monies – Sheriff tells Wike, Fayose

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has asked Governors Ayo Fayose of Ekiti and Nyesom Wike of Rivers to leave the party if they wish to. Sheriff also said he would not collect “stolen money from the governors”, adding that PDP would never defend any Governor when the……

I have been marked for assassination by the IGP – Wike

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesome Wike has alleged that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Idris Ibrahim, has given the new Commissioner of Police posted to Rivers State a mandate to kill him. Wike said this while fielding questions from reporters yesterday. Asked if he was aware that Rivers State has a new Police Commissioner,……

​Wike/Ortom faceoff: ‘Wike’s charity should begin at home’

The President of Ikwerre Bu Otu Peace Movement in Rivers State, Amb Prince I. Ihuonwo, has weighed in on the war of words between the state governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, and his Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom over Wike’s road construction in Benue state. The two governors have been sparring over Wike’s decision to reconstruct the Makurdi-Naka-Adoka…

Akpabio rates Gov Wike’s achievement in 2years above Buhari’s govt

Former governor of Akwa Ibom State and current Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has argued that Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has achieved more in project execution in the last two years than the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government. The senator stated this when he addressed newsmen in Port Harcourt immediately he finished accompanying Wike…