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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that his administration has sustained the execution of key projects because after coronavirus pandemic, Rivers people will require infrastructure to continue with life.

Governor Wike: Execution of key projects must continue amidst coronavirus

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that his administration has sustained the execution of key projects because after coronavirus pandemic, Rivers people will require infrastructure to continue with life.
Former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Chief Onueze Okocha (SAN)

Ex-NBA president backs demolition of hotels by Rivers governor

Contrary to the stand of some of other lawyers, a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Chief Onueze Okocha (SAN) has declared support for Governor Nyesom Wike over the demolition of Prodest Hotel, Alode, Eleme and Etemeteh Hotel, Onne in Eleme Local Government Areas of Rivers State on Sunday.
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has ordered the closure of largest beef and livestock market in the State located in the Trans-Amadi area of Port Harcourt indefinitely.

Rivers inaugurates three coronavirus testing machines at state university teaching hospital

In its determination to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the state, the Rivers State Government Friday evening inaugurated three PCR machines at its Covid-19 testing centre at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (r) with those arrested by him as they were being smuggled into the State on Thursday night.

Rivers governor nabs 14 persons hidden inside two trailers of cattle

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Thursday, May 7, effected the arrest of 14 Persons hidden in two trailers conveying cattle from Adamawa State to Port Harcourt.
Commissioner for Information and Communications, Rivers State, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim (2nd right) handing over stickers on the importance of wearing face mask to public places to the State Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) Chairman, Dr Obubelebra Adebiyi, at the occasion. Other members of the Inter-ministerial Committee, Commissioners of Environment, Dr Igbiks Tamuno (right), and his Youth counterpart, Prince Ohia Obi (middle) watches.

Rivers coronavirus committee collaborates with healthcare professionals

In continuation of the fight against the spread of Coronavirus in the State, the Rivers State Inter-ministerial Committee on COVID-19 has enhanced its efforts with a collaboration with key health care professional organisations in the State.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike announces total lockdown of parts of Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has announced a total lockdown of parts of Port Harcourt City Local Government Area over what it described as the reluctance of the residents to observe social distancing measures put in place to curb the spread of Covid-19,
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Rivers: Why we are against Carveton’s operations

The Rivers State Government at the weekend explained that its actions against the Carveton Helicopters was mainly to protect the health of residents against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday declared that he is willing to set aside his immunity to testify against persons who violate the state’s border closure regulations aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus.

Governor Wike: I am ready to set aside my immunity for coronavirus

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday declared that he is willing to set aside his immunity to testify against persons who violate the state’s border closure regulations aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Coronavirus: We will not wait for Nigerian government – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will not wait for the Federal Government in its commitment to provide palliatives for Rivers people during the trying period of checking the spread of coronavirus.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers: We will not wait for federal government in our quest to promote the...

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will not wait for the Federal Government in its commitment to provide palliatives for Rivers people during the trying period of checking the spread of coronavirus.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (in blue) on Saturday with Service Commanders monitoring compliance with the closure of markets across the state to check spread of coronavirus in Port Harcourt.

Lockdown: Rivers governor satisfied with level of compliance

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance with the State government’s directive on the closure of markets, saying that his administration is committed to checking the spread of coronavirus.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers closes all borders

In a move to check the spread of coronavirus to Rivers State, the State Government on Wednesday announced that air , sea and land routes into the state will be closed to traffic, beginning 6pm, Thursday, March 26, 2020.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers virus committee activates social media platforms

The 5-man Rivers State Inter-ministerial Committee on Enlightenment and Awareness Creation on coronavirus says in continuation of its aggressive campaign, it will activate all its social media platforms, and carry out sensitisation to car parks and markets.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has appealed to religious leaders in the state to cooperate with his administration to enforce precautionary measures to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Rivers governor meets religious leaders over virus precautionary measures

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has appealed to religious leaders in the state to cooperate with his administration to enforce precautionary measures to stop the spread of coronavirus.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will announce additional measures to check coronavirus in the state on Monday.

Governor Wike: Rivers to take additional measures to tackle coronavirus

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will announce additional measures to check coronavirus in the state on Monday.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that his administration increased the budgetary allocation for the health sector in the 2020 budget because of his commitment to universal health coverage in the state.

Governor Wike: APC doesn’t mean well for Nigeria

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, for alleging that the PDP is responsible for the attempted removal of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, saying that the allegation is baseless and untrue.
Nyesom Wike

Governor commends Rivers United, charges team to fight for honours

Executive Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency, Chief Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (CON, GSSRS, POS) has commended Rivers United following the club’s impressive run in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) this season.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has warned newly sworn-in commissioners to shun ethnic jingoism, saying that they were appointed to serve Rivers State and not their respective ethnic nationalities.

Rivers governor warns new commissioners not to be ethnic jingoists

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has warned newly sworn-in commissioners to shun ethnic jingoism, saying that they were appointed to serve Rivers State and not their respective ethnic nationalities.

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Katsina to reopen schools August 10

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