Nyesom Wike

Only PDP can redeem Nigeria - Senator Jang insists

Only PDP can redeem Nigeria - Senator Jang insists

Only PDP can redeem Nigeria - Senator Jang insists
Just in: Wike's strong ally in Rivers' House of Assembly turns his back on governor, defects to APC with 3000 supporters

Just in: Wike's strong ally in Rivers' House of Assembly turns his back on governor, defects to APC with 3000 supporters

Martins Mannah, a member of the Rivers' House of Assembly, has defected to the All progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmakers left the PDP with not less than 3000 of his supporters.

Just in: Wike's strong ally in Rivers' House of Assembly turns his back on governor, defects to APC with 3000 supporters
South south governors meet in Rivers, support Wike's demand for 13% derivation

South south governors meet in Rivers, support Wike's demand for 13% derivation

Speaking after their meeting, the governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson, said demanded a 13 percent derivation from the $1 billion withdrawn from the excess crude account by the federal government for security.

South south governors meet in Rivers, support Wike's demand for 13% derivation
Despite squabble with FG, Governor Wike makes huge demand

Despite squabble with FG, Governor Wike makes huge demand

The governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has demanded that the federal government pay his state its 13% derivation fund from the $1 billion recently withdrawn from the ECA. Wike said all oil producing states should receive theirs

Despite squabble with FG, Governor Wike makes huge demand
APC governors commissioning wheelbarrows and bags of mangoes, unlike PDP governors inaugurating “key projects” - Wike

APC governors commissioning wheelbarrows and bags of mangoes, unlike PDP governors inaugurating “key projects” - Wike

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, took a swipe at the ruling party saying governors in the PDP are inaugurating “key projects” unlike their counterparts in the All Progressives Congress (APC) “commissioning wheelbarrows".

APC governors commissioning wheelbarrows and bags of mangoes, unlike PDP governors inaugurating “key projects” - Wike
Gwamnatin tarayya ta bayyana dalilan da yasa bata kama gwamnan jihar Rivers ba

Gwamnatin tarayya ta bayyana dalilan da yasa bata kama gwamnan jihar Rivers ba

ranar larabar nan ne ministan yada labarai na kasa, Lai Mohammed, yace da tuni gwamnatin tarayya ta kama gwamnan jihar Rivers, inda badan daga mishi kafa da gwamnati take yi ba, saboda yana a matsayin gwamnan jiha...

Gwamnatin tarayya ta bayyana dalilan da yasa bata kama gwamnan jihar Rivers ba
Buhari has the right to visit Rivers state - Governor Wike

Buhari has the right to visit Rivers state - Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has denied saying President Muhammadu Buhari was not welcomed to visit the state. Wike made the statement on Monday, May 21, when he he appeared on Channels TV programme, Sunrise Daily.

Buhari has the right to visit Rivers state - Governor Wike
Buhari’s aide says Wike should be receiving treatment

Buhari’s aide says Wike should be receiving treatment

Lauretta Onochie, an aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, says Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, is paranoid. Onochie said this in reaction to some comments made by Governor Wike when he appeared recently on a TV programme.

Buhari’s aide says Wike should be receiving treatment
They're planning to assassinate me, plant millions of dollars and AK-47 rifles in my house - Wike alleges

They're planning to assassinate me, plant millions of dollars and AK-47 rifles in my house - Wike alleges

Speaking at the third year anniversary thanksgiving service of his administration at the Living Faith Church in Port Harcourt on Sunday, May 20, Wike said there are intelligence reports available to support his claims.

They're planning to assassinate me, plant millions of dollars and AK-47 rifles in my house - Wike alleges
Nigerians are waiting for PDP because they're tired of lies from APC - Governor Wike

Nigerians are waiting for PDP because they're tired of lies from APC - Governor Wike

The governor of Rivers states, Nyesom Wike, has called on Nigerians to join the Peoples Democratic Party in ousting the ruling All progressives Congress out of power. He said Nigerians are tired of lies from the ruling party, APC.

Nigerians are waiting for PDP because they're tired of lies from APC - Governor Wike
Wani Sanatan APC ya fara kus-kus da Gwamnan Jihar sa domin komawa PDP

Wani Sanatan APC ya fara kus-kus da Gwamnan Jihar sa domin komawa PDP

Za ku ji cewa yanzu haka Jam’iyyar APC na iya rasa wani babban Sanata a Majalisar Dattawa. Rikicin APC ya sa Sanata Magnus Abe zai koma PDP. Rotimi Amaechi da kuma Sanata Magnus Abe sun dade su na fada a tsakanin su.

Wani Sanatan APC ya fara kus-kus da Gwamnan Jihar sa domin komawa PDP
Real Madrid set to open football academy in Rivers state

Real Madrid set to open football academy in Rivers state

Rivers state government are collaborating with the management of Spanish giants Real Madrid to build a football academy in the state as confirm by the state governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday May 15, Wike who believes that the.

Real Madrid set to open football academy in Rivers state
NIMASA boss slams Governor Wike for being a 'cry-baby'

NIMASA boss slams Governor Wike for being a 'cry-baby'

The head of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, has scolded Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state to face the problems of the state instead of playing politics with people's lives.

NIMASA boss slams Governor Wike for being a 'cry-baby'
Wike accuses FG of plotting with thugs to invade Senate

Wike accuses FG of plotting with thugs to invade Senate

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers state has accused the federal government of Nigeria of sponsoring thugs to invade the National Assembly and steal the mace in a bid to overthrow the leadership of the Senate.

Wike accuses FG of plotting with thugs to invade Senate
You lied against Buhari on environmental pollution of your state - Rivers APC chides Governor Wike

You lied against Buhari on environmental pollution of your state - Rivers APC chides Governor Wike

The Rivers chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has come hard on Governor Nyesom Wike describing as 'really bizarre' the latter's statement blaming the federal government for the black soot in parts of the state.

You lied against Buhari on environmental pollution of your state - Rivers APC chides Governor Wike
Ask National Assembly to override Buhari’s veto on election reordering - Wike tells Nigerians

Ask National Assembly to override Buhari’s veto on election reordering - Wike tells Nigerians

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has urged Nigerians to put pressure on the National Assembly to override President Buhari’s veto on the 2010 electoral act amendment bill. He said the bill will benefit the electoral system.

Ask National Assembly to override Buhari’s veto on election reordering - Wike tells Nigerians
I’m in danger for not supporting Wike's 2019 re-election bid - Arewa leader

I’m in danger for not supporting Wike's 2019 re-election bid - Arewa leader

The leader of the northern community in south-south and south-east, Alhaji Musa Saidu, has said that a prominent cabinet member of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has threatened to kill him for not supporting the governor

I’m in danger for not supporting Wike's 2019 re-election bid - Arewa leader
Yadda Gwamnatin Buhari ke nema na da sharri Inji wani babban Gwamnan PDP

Yadda Gwamnatin Buhari ke nema na da sharri Inji wani babban Gwamnan PDP

Za ku ji cewa Gwamnan Jihar Ribas Mista Nyesom Wike wanda yake jam'iyyar PDP ya koka da cewa Gwamnatin Tarayya na neman sa da sharri domin a ga bayan sa kamar yadda ake yi wa 'Yan adawa da sunan cewa su ne barayin kasar nan.

Yadda Gwamnatin Buhari ke nema na da sharri Inji wani babban Gwamnan PDP
APC kicks against Governor Wike's Neighbourhood Watch, asks FG to intervene

APC kicks against Governor Wike's Neighbourhood Watch, asks FG to intervene

The All Progressives Congress (APC) urged the federal government to prevail on Governor Nyesom Wike not to sign the Neighbourhood Safety Corps Bill as passed by the Rivers State House of Assembly on February 15, 2018 into law.

APC kicks against Governor Wike's Neighbourhood Watch, asks FG to intervene
Wike lied against President Buhari concerning achievements in Rivers state - Peterside

Wike lied against President Buhari concerning achievements in Rivers state - Peterside

Dakuku Peterside, the director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Thursday, March 29, called Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers a liar over the latter’s claim that President Buhari failed.

Wike lied against President Buhari concerning achievements in Rivers state - Peterside
Atiku flags off presidential campaign, seeks Wike’s support (photos)

Atiku flags off presidential campaign, seeks Wike’s support (photos)

Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has flagged off a sort of presidential campaign in Port Harcourt and has called on Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers state to support him.

Atiku flags off presidential campaign, seeks Wike’s support (photos)
Wike will cease to be governor of Rivers state in 2019 - APC chieftain tells supporters

Wike will cease to be governor of Rivers state in 2019 - APC chieftain tells supporters

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Professor Henry Ugboma, has assured the supporters of the opposition party in Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike will be defeated in the forthcoming general elections.

Wike will cease to be governor of Rivers state in 2019 - APC chieftain tells supporters
Nigeria has got to a point that we don’t know where we are heading - Gov Wike throws weight behind TY Danjuma

Nigeria has got to a point that we don’t know where we are heading - Gov Wike throws weight behind TY Danjuma

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike on Monday, March 26, said he agreed with former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.) recent calls for Nigerians to pick up arms in self defence against killer herdsmen.

Nigeria has got to a point that we don’t know where we are heading - Gov Wike throws weight behind TY Danjuma
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Nyesom Wike was born on 24 August 1967.

From 1999 to 2007, Wike was the Executive Chairman of Obio-Akpor Local Government in Rivers State, an office he used to redefine and exhibit his special brand of governance.

From 2003 to 2006, Wike was the National President of All Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), the umbrella forum through which all the 774 Local Government Council Chairmen in Nigeria interface and interact on issues affecting the Politics and policies of Nigeria.

From 2007 to 2011, he was appointed the Chief of Staff of Governor Amaechi. And in 2011, President Goodluck Jonathan appointed him as the Minister of Education State of Federal Republic of Nigeria.

In May 2013, Wike donated his salary for six months (about 11.7 million naira) to a non-profit organization, Tompolo Foundation.

On 8 December 2014, Nyesom Wike won the Rivers state governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party.

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