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    Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has signed an executive order to reinforce the ban on the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and its activities in the State. He made this known in a statement by Mr Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Governor. Ebiri stated that the governor, in a broadcast on Wednesday night ...
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    Rivers State Executive Council has approved the employment of 5,000 youths into the State Civil Service. The approval was given during its meeting on Wednesday 28th, October 2020, which was presided over by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and held at Government House, Port Harcourt. Briefing journalists after the meeting, the State Commissioner for Employment Generation ...
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    Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing his Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta State. The governor while addressing the #EndSARS protesters in Port Harcourt on Tuesday said  the development is a ploy by the ruling All ...
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    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike says the state has suffered in the hands of the erstwhile Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The governor disclosed this on Tuesday while addressing the #EndSARS protesters in Port Harcourt, the state capital. “Nobody has suffered, no state has suffered in the hands of SARS-like Rivers State,” Governor Wike said. While ...
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    By Uche Ugboajah I first heard of the name, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, sometime in 1999. Then, he was the dashing chairman of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. He had contested the local government election as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and had to reclaim his mandate through the court. A ...
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    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that the international community played a huge role in ensuring a smooth governorship election in Edo State. Speaking on Channels TV’s Sunrise Daily on Friday, the governor explained that threatening to place a visa ban on anyone found guilty of rigging, forced people to act appropriately. “One ...
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    The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State worsened on Friday as leaders of a faction of the party announced the suspension of Governor Kayode Fayemi. According to a statement released by the faction led by Senator Tony Adeniyi, the governor was suspended due to “his numerous anti-party activities, especially his role ...
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    The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council for the Edo State governorship election, Nyesom Wike has reacted to the just concluded election in the state. Wike, who is also Rivers State Governor, said congratulated the PDP candidate and incumbent governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his electoral victory in the poll. Addressing PDP supporters ...
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    The police authorities in Rivers State on Saturday arrested the Chairman of Gokana Local Government, Paul Kobani for allegedly having links with a suspected kidnap kingpin, Honest Digbara, popularly called Boboski. The arrest was sequel to confessions made by the deceased before he died in Port Harcourt, the state capital. According to the Police Public ...
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    Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has described the withdrawal of invitation to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) conference as “unfair and unjust” . In a statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye on Thursday night,  el-Rufai lamented that the NBA based its decision on a one-sided narrative. “That ...