Wike alleges Amaechi stole $50m found in Lagos apartment, threatens to sue FG

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has insisted that the $50million found in a Lagos apartment by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was stolen by his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi. He has asked for it to be returned within seven days. Addressing journalists at the Government House in Port Harcourt on Friday night,…

Jonathan reacts to Sheriff’s claim that Wike gave him N50m

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to an allegation by the National Chairman of People’s Democratic (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, gave him N50 million to organise the recent stakeholders meeting in Abuja. Jonathan who spoke through his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze, dismissed Sheriff’s claim and described it as untrue….

Sheriff is a mole sponsored by APC to destabilise PDP – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday described the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff has a mole under the sponsorship of the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government. Wike alleged that the Federal Government was sponsoring Sheriff to cause crisis within the ranks of the former ruling party. The governor stressed…

Wike has abandoned governance for politics of blackmail – APC

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the State Governor, Nyesom Wike of abandoning governance despite several challenges confronting people of the state to engage in politics of “blackmail.” APC in the state said rather than alleviate the sufferings of the people of the state, Wike has opted to engage…

Wike not a man Nigerians should take seriously – INEC carpets Governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission​, INEC, has reacted to comment by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike​, that it was not ready for 2019 elections. INEC advised Nigerians not to take Wike seriously. Wike had said​ INEC lacked the ​Nigerians’​ trust, insisting that the commission was only deceiving Nigerians and spending the country’s money. “If…

Wike survived 5 assassination attempts in 11 months – Rivers govt

Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr Austin Tam-George, has said Governor Nyesom Wike survived five assassination attempts in eleven months. He described as callous and insensitive, recent denials by the Police that the governor’s life was at risk. “It is no secret that the APC government declared war on the government and people…

IG never ordered anyone to kill Governor Wike – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has debunked Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike’s claim, that the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, ordered the Rivers State Police to kill him. The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, stated this in a press release issued on Sunday. “To clear doubts from the minds of the good people of Rivers State…

Jonathan, Fayose, Wike will not be suspended from PDP – Sheriff

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has denied speculations that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, is planning to suspend some of its bigwigs, including former President Goodluck Jonathan. Sheriff, speaking through his deputy, Cairo Ojougboh, told Daily Trust that his administration would not condone indiscipline,…

IG has given Rivers police commissioner mandate to kill me – 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,…