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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State says the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, called him on the telephone on the eve of the Edo State governorship election last week and ordered him to leave the state immediately.
Governor Nyesom Wike has again asked Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to urgently reform or dissolve the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police, following another alleged extrajudicial murder of Daniel Ikeaguchi, aka Sleek by policemen in Rivers state.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the Chairman of the PDP National Campaign Council for the Edo Governorship election has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make sure the collation of the election is monitored and go well just like the election itself.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State last night expressed shock that Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, asked him to leave Edo State while such action was not taken against other APC governors who are also in the state for today’s election.
Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have vowed not to leave Edo State amid alleged police intimidation. During an emergency press conference in Abuja on Saturday, the National Chairman of...
Chisom Dike, the member of the House of Representatives for Tai-Oyigbo-Eleme Federal Constituency, has decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.
Residents of some parts of Ogoniland went into wild jubilation on Saturday morning as news filtered in that officers of the State Police Command have arrested one Honest Diigbara, aka Boboski, a notorious leader of a kidnap and armed robbery gang alleged to be behind different atrocities in the areas for many years.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has filed a petition against Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja, accusing him of accelerating hearing of a suit that is seeking to disqualify its governorship candidate in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
The leadership of the Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN) in Kaduna has directed its members to Annual General Conference (AGC) of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) following the withdrawal of Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s invitation by the NBA.
Markets in Rivers State reopened on Tuesday after five months of their shutdown with strict compliance with the COVID-19 protocol as directed by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Tuesday dissolved the state Task Force on Illegal Street Trading and Motor Parks.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, charged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as well as Governors Godwin Obaseki of Edo and Nyesom Wike of Rivers to purge themselves of their age-long undemocratic habits of election rigging, vote-buying and violence.
Pensioners in Rivers State have appealed to Governor Nyesom Wike to pay their four years pension arrears and gratuities owed them to “help change our pitiable living conditions”.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has wondered why President Muhammadu Buhari is supporting the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Osagie Ize-Iyamu for the forthcoming election.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.
The Rivers State Civil Society Organization, RIVSC, has condemned the suspension of three local government chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has described the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, as “a bad product that won’t sell”.
The Police Command in Ebonyi has confirmed Thursday’s attack on Uburu Police Station in Ohaozara Local Government Area of the state by suspected hoodlums.
A coalition of women groups, Mothers United and Mobilised (MUM), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute a transparent panel of inquiry into alleged shooting of unarmed EndSARS protesters in Lekki on Tuesday.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has invited the youths currently protesting against police brutality with the hashtag, #ENDSARS for a dialogue with officials of the institute.
Manchester United will approach Saturday’s home English Premier League (EPL) clash with Chelsea in buoyant mood rather than in trepidation.
China on Thursday threatened to make a “legitimate and necessary” retaliation over the US sale of $1 billion worth of missiles to Taiwan as Beijing becomes increasingly strident over its claims to the self-ruled island.
Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, said, yesterday, that the Federal Government was set to apply for a $11 billion loan to construct Lagos to Calabar rail.
Two policemen and one civilian have been confirmed dead as a result of fracas that ensued between the protesters and policemen in Abayomi area of Ibadan on Thursday.
With exactly two weeks until the election, President Donald Trump was continuing his campaign rally marathon Tuesday with a trip to swing state Pennsylvania, the day after early voting began in another key state, Florida.
Chelsea are still waiting for a £220 million ($284 million) spending spree to pay off as Frank Lampard’s men began their Champions League campaign with an uninspiring 0-0 draw against Sevilla at Stamford Bridge.
A man has been shot dead in Oye-Ekiti in Ekiti State, allegedly by a police officer in the state.