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Rivers State Ease of Doing Business Council, headed by the Deputy Governor, Ipalibo Harry-Banigo, has taken far-reaching decisions to give impetus to the mandate given to the council by Governor Nyesom Wike.
The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have accused Governor Nyesom Wike of desperately lobbying to join the APC, since the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to take over the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Rivers State Government has denied reports in the social media that Governor Nyesom Wike insulted the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for protesting against Supreme Court’s verdict on Emeka Ihedioha, the former governor of Imo State.
Dr. Dakuku Peterside has alleged that the recent address by Governor Nyesom Wike to traditional rulers in Rivers State is “demeaning, unbecoming, irresponsible and unbefitting” from someone who occupies such a dignified office.
The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has faulted the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on his accusation that governors in Nigeria’s troubled states foment troubles to inflate security votes.
The Rivers State Government has faulted the position of the Nigerian Army on events at the collation centre for the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that there is no way the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could lose the governorship and state Houses Assembly elections because the people of the state are firmly with the party.
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, has paraded Governor Nyesom Wike’s Commissioner for Urban Development and Physical Planning, Dr. Reason Onya; and the representative of Ahoada West constituency in Rivers House of Assembly, Nwanaka Okpokiri, for rigging last Saturday’s elections in the state.
Rivers State government has confirmed the rescue of 11 persons from a collapsed five-storey building, which is under construction in Port Harcourt.
Rivers State Government has advised the Minister of Transport, Chibuike Amaechi, to stay away from Port Harcourt, if he feels the state is unsafe.
A High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has slammed N600 million in exemplary damages on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for investigating and subsequently declaring two officials of the Rivers State Government wanted.
The Minister of Transportation and Director-General of the President Buhari 2019 Campaign Organisation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and the representative of Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Magnus Abe, of conniving and conspiring to disparage and defame him.
The Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Yakubu Dati, has assured citizens that the State Governor, Simon Lalong, is committed to delivering on his promises and would not abandon any section of the State in his quest to fulfil his promises.
The Rivers State Government says it has placed a temporary ban on protests around Isaac Boro Park and Government House axis in Port Harcourt from Monday 23rd July, 2018 till further notice and warns any person involved to drop the idea or face the wrath of the law.
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