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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 asks President Buhari to make Edo election a model

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to make Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State a model.
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Labour suspends planned protest in Rivers

The planned protest by the Organised Labour slated for Tuesday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has been called off, following an eight-point agreement reached with the State Government on Monday night.
A gas station attendant pumps fuel into a customer's car at the NNPC Mega petrol station in Abuja, Nigeria March 19, 2020. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Rivers filling stations vow to shun planned protest over fuel hike

Association of filling station owners in Rivers State have vowed to shun Tuesday’s organised labour strike in the state.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Governor Wike dissolves task force on illegal street trading, motor parks

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Tuesday dissolved the state Task Force on Illegal Street Trading and Motor Parks.
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 sacks Rivers task force coordinator

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has ordered the immediate dissolution of the State Taskforce on Illegal Street Trading, Motor Park’s and Markets, while it’s coordinator, Bright Amaewhiule, was sacked
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’

Edo guber: Osagie Ize-Iyamu, APC have nothing to offer – Governor 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”.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Edo guber: Comrade Oshiomhole can’t sell a bad product – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Chairman of the PDP Edo State Governorship Campaign Council, has described Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Edo State governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, as a bad product which cannot be sold to the good and discerning people of Edo State.
The Chairman, Rivers State Inter-ministerial Committee on COVID-19 Pandemic, Paulinus Nsirim, made the appeal when he appeared in a live radio programme in Port Harcourt.

Rivers urges residents to isolate visitors for 14 days

The Government of Rivers State has appealed to residents of the state to isolate for 14 days any visitor that comes into their homes, following the lifting of inter-state boundary travel and the resumption of domestic flights.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has extended relaxation of the Clovis-19 lockdown he imposed on Obio-Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas till Sunday.

Govenor Wike orders compulsory coronavirus test for government house workers

The Rivers Government has directed all staff of Government House, Port Harcourt, to go for mandatory COVID-19 test to check the spread of the pandemic in the state.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has extended relaxation of the Clovis-19 lockdown he imposed on Obio-Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas till Sunday.

Rivers cancels fishing festival over insecurity

Rivers State Government has cancelled an annual fishing festival scheduled for July 5, 2020, in Onyeada community, Andoni Local Government Area over insecurity.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Rivers bans fishing festival, vows to prosecute defaulters

Rivers State Government has banned the proposed fishing festival scheduled to hold at Onyeada in Andoni Local Government Area on July 5, 2020, for security reasons.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has pulled out of People’s Democratic Party’s reconciliation effort in Edo state which according to him, became necessary to save his integrity.

Governor Wike: Some PDP NWC members are tax collectors

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has pulled out of People’s Democratic Party’s reconciliation effort in Edo state which according to him, became necessary to save his integrity.
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Edo guber: We’re not ‘tax collectors’ – PDP

Members of the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied sponsoring any media publication to castigate and malign the person of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike over the ongoing reconciliation of party members in Edo State.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Rivers locks down Bonny, Onne communities

The Rivers State Government has expressed deep worry that the state could gradually become the next epicentre of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with a rising number of positive cases of the pandemic.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday slammed the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) for not standing up for embattled Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki.

Rivers governor may place Bonny on lockdown as state records 103 cases

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, may lock down the oil and gas-rich Bonny Island following the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the state especially on the island.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has extended relaxation of the Clovis-19 lockdown he imposed on Obio-Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas till Sunday.

Governor Wike: Manager of demolished hotel tests positive for coronavirus among 27 new cases...

Rivers State Governor has confirmed 27 new cases of Coronavirus with Manager of demolished Prodest Hotel, Eleme, listed among the latest cases.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has extended relaxation of the Clovis-19 lockdown he imposed on Obio-Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government Areas till Sunday.

Rivers alleges plan to declare state of emergency

The Rivers State Government said it has uncovered plans by some Abuja based citizens of the state to cause a breakdown of law and order, so as to declare a State of Emergency in the state.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has expressed shock over the sudden death of his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu.

Governor Wike condoles late Simeon Nwakaudu’s family

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has expressed shock over the sudden death of his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu.

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The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.1

Edo election: Voters shun social distancing as voting commences

The governorship election in Edo State begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.
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Nigerian government announces N75 billion support for 1.7 million residents, businesses from Sept 21

Mariam Katagum, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, has confirmed that the federal government will provide financial support for 1.7 million business entities and individuals.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state, NAN reports.

Edo election: Polls open amid massive security, movement restriction

Although the situation does not suggest the likelihood of violence, there is a massive security presence in cities, town and villages. With total compliance with restriction movement across the state, the processes of making the election peaceful and credible is uninterrupted.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria’s virus infections now 56, 956 with 221 new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 221 new infections of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

Afe Babalola university partners foundation to fight rape, cyberbully

The Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) has partnered with Akin Fadeyi foundation to launch a mobile application called ‘Flagit App’ to contain rape and cyberbully.