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November 14, 2018 7:48 PM One dead as gunmen attack Wike’s ally, Wanosike in Ikwerre [PHOTOS]

Unknown gunmen have attacked the venue of a PVC Sensitization programme in Ipo, Ikwerre Local government area of Rivers State, leaving one person dead and several other injured. It was gathered that the Chairman of Ikwerre Local Government Area, Samuel Wanosike, narrowly escaped death in the attack. Wanosike is said to be an ally to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers 18

November 5, 2018 6:02 PM Wike blasts EFCC, insists commission won’t investigate Rivers govt

Governor of Rivers Dtate, Nyesom Wike says he will resist any attempt by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate his officials and adminstration. Wike said this while accusing the anti-graft agency of engaging in media trial in the prosecution of corruption cases. The Rivers Governor made the accusation on Monday on Channels 21

October 24, 2018 8:23 PM Atiku: PDP speaks on composition of presidential campaign council

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is yet to name full composition of members of its Campaign Council for the 2019 presidential election. The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. Ologbondiyan said the party’s attention had been drawn to a phony post circulating in the social 23

October 14, 2018 5:45 PM APC vs PDP: Wike speaks on Atiku’s chances against Buhari in 2019

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will dethrone the Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government in 2019. He spoke at the Government House in Port Harcourt on Sunday during a Special Thanksgiving Service for the successful hosting of 2018 PDP National 31

October 2, 2018 12:14 PM PDP convention: Atiku, Wike in closed-door meeting

Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, at the Government House in Port Harcourt. The former Vice President arrived Government House in company of former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, his campaign director and other officials 28

September 28, 2018 8:12 PM 2019: Atiku speaks on PDP’s choice of Port Harcourt for National Convention

A former Vice President and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, has denied claims that he is uncomfortable with the choice of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, as venue for the party’s national convention. Atiku spoke after the party’s 83rd National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja on Friday. “I don’t need accommodation 26

September 26, 2018 12:35 PM 2019 election: Wike tells British govt why there may be violence

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has urged the international community to prevail on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to interfere with the voting process of the 2019 elections. Wike made the call while hosting the Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils at the Government House in Port Harcourt 24

September 1, 2018 8:34 PM 2019: Lagos style will not work in Rivers – Wike warns APC

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has vowed not to allow, “two business partners” take over the affairs of the state. The governor said this at an event with hundreds of Rivers youths in Port Harcourt on Saturday. Obviously referring to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Wike said what happened in Lagos 27

August 20, 2018 8:49 PM 2019 presidency: Wike attacks Tinubu over comment on Tambuwal’s defection

The Rivers State Government has berated a national Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu for allegedly accusing the state Governor, Nyesom Wike of luring his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal into defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The state government described Tinubu’s comment that Wike lured Tambuwal with the promise 26

August 17, 2018 7:27 AM What I’ll do to those who betrayed me – Odili

A former Governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili, has said that he would grant conscience amnesty to those who realised they offended him. He said this while responding to Governor Nyesom Wike’s plea to forgive those who betrayed him (Odili). He said, “I have forgiven. I will attempt to command my mind to forget. I will grant conscience amnesty to those 25