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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.

Bauchi, Benue governors reconcile in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke: Nyesom Wike a role model among politicians

Former Cross River State governor, Donald Duke, has said Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, has become a role model in Nigerian politics for his prudent use of resources for quality service delivery and boldness in speaking truth to power.
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.

Ijaw communities beg Rivers governor to pay surveillance contractors

Ijaw communities under the auspices of the Movement for Survival of Izon Ethnic Nationality (MOSIEND) have appealed to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike to pay the companies he engaged as land and waterway surveillance contractors from 2018 to 2019.
Chief Whip of the Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu on Thursday beckoned the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, to join the ruling All Progressive’s Congress (APC).

Senator Kalu urges Governor Wike to join APC to move Rivers forward

Chief Whip of the Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, on Thursday beckoned the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, to join the ruling All Progressive’s Congress (APC).

Rivers governor’s loyalists emerge PDP candidates for council poll

Both the PDP chairman Prince Uche Secondus and former Rivers governor Celestine Omehia have lost out to Governor Wike, in fielding candidates for the 17 April local council election.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.

Governor Wike: How NDDC ‘duped’ Rivers government N400 million

Governor Nyesom Wike on Thursday narrated to the House of Representatives how the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) allegedly duped Rivers State Government of N400Million over a failed partnership to develop the Mother and Child hospital in Port Harcourt.
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.

NDDC: Group raps IYC over ‘attack’ on Rivers governor

A group, Niger Delta Peace Volunteers, Eastern Niger Delta Zone, has upbraided the Ijaw Youths Council, IYC, for its attack on Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and described a statement credited to the IYC which stated that Governor Wike cannot stop a protest against NDDC in Rivers State, as provocative.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.

Rivers governor urges PDP NWC to allow governors conduct Anambra congresses, guber primary

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has advised the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to allow governors oversee the conduct of the party’s congresses and governorship primary in Anambra State.
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.

Rivers governor tasked to set up cardiovascular centre

The Association of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Nigeria, ACTSON, has tasked Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, to set up Cardiovascular Centre in the state.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has pledged to abide by the peace pact he made with political opponents in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Governor Umahi: Why I abandoned PDP for APC

The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has again explained why he abandoned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
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.

Governor Wike: I’ll never malign Asiwaju Tinubu

Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has stated that despite his political affiliation, he would not disrespect or malign the leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.

Rivers governor: APC running vindictive government

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has stated that the All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government was running a vindictive administration, adding that the government only go after leaders who are not APC member.
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.

Governor Wike: Why Nigerians will vote out APC in 2023

Governor Nyesom Wike says the failure of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to tackle insecurity and corruption will compel Nigerians to vote out the party in 2023.
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Why Rivers APC crisis may not be over soon – chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers and founder Unity House Foundation, Kingsley Wenenda Wali, has predicted that the crisis rocking the state chapter of the party might remain intractable because issues at stake has descend to level personal egos.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.

Rivers governor: Why it is difficult to end insecurity in Nigeria

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has explained that the war against insecurity in the country has been difficult to be won because the Service Chiefs were becoming unprofessional.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.

Rivers governor seeks end to external influence on NDDC

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has regretted the continuous interference of external forces who are not from the oil-rich region on the activities of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, noting that the act frustrates programmes of the commission.
The Coordinator of Rivers Taskforce on Illegal Street Trading and Motor Parks, DSP Felix Nwadibeye (retd) has again dismissed10 operatives from his team over allegations of extortion and negligence of duty.

10 Rivers task force officials sacked for ‘extortion’

The Coordinator of Rivers Taskforce on Illegal Street Trading and Motor Parks, DSP Felix Nwadibeye (retd), has again dismissed 10 operatives from his team over allegations of extortion and negligence of duty.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.

Rivers governor: Why ex-service chiefs failed

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has given a major reason the immediate past Nigerian security heads failed.
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 governor: My successor won’t inherit any abandoned project

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said no project initiated by his administration would be left uncompleted, just as he promised that the construction of the Trans-Kalabari Road will soon begin.
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.

Rivers governor committed to protection of residents – official

Secretary to the Rivers State Government, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, has reiterated Governor Nyesom Wike’s resolve to the protection of lives and property of Rivers people.
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.

Rivers government delivers new station to police

In demonstration of avowed commitment to protection of lives and property in Rivers state, Governor Nyesom Wike has delivered a purpose built police station to the State Police Command.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has charged the twenty-three council chairmen and youths in the State to identify members of proscribed separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the State.

Rivers governor dragged to court for building multi-million naira quarters for judges

A group under the aegis of CLUB-401 has dragged the Rivers State Government to court over the building of multi-million Naira homes for Judges in the State.

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.

Bauchi, Benue governors reconcile in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, brokered a truce between the Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom and Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed in Port Harcourt.
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Bayelsa governor: 2.5% revenue for host communities ‘unacceptable’ to Niger Delta

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Police nab five ‘armed robbers’, recover fire arms in Nasarawa

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