Nyesom Wike

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.

Wike only compiled names of cult leaders opposed to his hitmen - APC claims killed mastermind of New Year day killings is governor’s associate

Wike only compiled names of cult leaders opposed to his hitmen - APC claims killed mastermind of New Year day killings is governor’s associate

Wike only compiled names of cult leaders opposed to his hitmen - APC claims killed mastermind of New Year day killings is governor’s associate
PDP is bent on self-destruction - Bode George

PDP is bent on self-destruction - Bode George

Bode George also said that despite people’s clamour for better alternative, PDP has lost its principled beginning and the predications of righteousness.

PDP is bent on self-destruction - Bode George
Tsohon Shugaba Jonathan ya bayyana Gwamnan da ya fi aiki a Najeriya

Tsohon Shugaba Jonathan ya bayyana Gwamnan da ya fi aiki a Najeriya

Mun samu labari cewa tsohon Shugaban Kasa Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan yace in dai aiki a kasa ne sai Nyeson Wike a cikin Gwamnonin Kasar nan a yanzu.

Tsohon Shugaba Jonathan ya bayyana Gwamnan da ya fi aiki a Najeriya
Governor Wike gifts 2017 Toyota Land Cruisers worth N45m to lawmakers

Governor Wike gifts 2017 Toyota Land Cruisers worth N45m to lawmakers

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has released 16 Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to elected members of the National Assembly from Rivers state.

Governor Wike gifts 2017 Toyota Land Cruisers worth N45m to lawmakers
Assassination attempts on Wike and Amaechi not true - Rivers police

Assassination attempts on Wike and Amaechi not true - Rivers police

The Rivers state police has dismissed allegations that there was an attempt on the lives of Governor Nyesom Wike and the transport minister, Chibuike Amaechi.

Assassination attempts on Wike and Amaechi not true - Rivers police
Manyan yan siyasar Najeriya guda 8 da aka kama su na barci a lokacin taro

Manyan yan siyasar Najeriya guda 8 da aka kama su na barci a lokacin taro

Wannan shine labarin wasu yan siyasan Najeriya da aiki yayi mu su yawa, ga kuma yawan shekaru ke sa su barci a duk loackin da suka halarci taro ba tare da sanni

Manyan yan siyasar Najeriya guda 8 da aka kama su na barci a lokacin taro
Your government has been riddled with scandals - PDP governors mock Buhari, APC

Your government has been riddled with scandals - PDP governors mock Buhari, APC

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state spoke for his colleagues during the opening session of the 76th PDP National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja.

Your government has been riddled with scandals - PDP governors mock Buhari, APC
Tension in Rivers as IPOB, Governor Wike set to clash over monkeypox vaccine rumour

Tension in Rivers as IPOB, Governor Wike set to clash over monkeypox vaccine rumour

Sources said reprisal attacks were expected from members of the IPOB following the military operation; Operation Python Dance in the southeast region.

Tension in Rivers as IPOB, Governor Wike set to clash over monkeypox vaccine rumour
See photos of Governor Wike at the stadium watching match between Barcelona and Athletico Madrid

See photos of Governor Wike at the stadium watching match between Barcelona and Athletico Madrid

Governo Nyesom Wike of Rivers state is close to brokering a deal with Real Madrid for the club to set up an international football academy in the state.

See photos of Governor Wike at the stadium watching match between Barcelona and Athletico Madrid
Remain calm, you will get justice - Governor Wike assures victims of Rivers killing

Remain calm, you will get justice - Governor Wike assures victims of Rivers killing

Unknown armed persons stormed Ngbuoshimini community in Obio/Apkor local government area of Rivers state in the early hours of Monday, October 9, 2017.

Remain calm, you will get justice - Governor Wike assures victims of Rivers killing
2019: If the federal government is going to kill all of us, so be it - Gov Wike

2019: If the federal government is going to kill all of us, so be it - Gov Wike

The governor of Rivers state speaking in an interview said there was lack of commitment and sincerity among PDP members during the 2015 general election.

2019: If the federal government is going to kill all of us, so be it - Gov Wike
Governor Wike mocks APC over alleged $26b NNPC scam, says party has plunged Nigeria into worst pit of corruption

Governor Wike mocks APC over alleged $26b NNPC scam, says party has plunged Nigeria into worst pit of corruption

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has accused the federal government of plunging the nation into its worst depth of corruption since Independence in 1960.

Governor Wike mocks APC over alleged $26b NNPC scam, says party has plunged Nigeria into worst pit of corruption
Wike receives heavy punch from Lai Mohammed after claiming minister allegedly stoking the embers of disharmony in Nigeria

Wike receives heavy punch from Lai Mohammed after claiming minister allegedly stoking the embers of disharmony in Nigeria

Alhaji Mohammed, Nigeria's minister of information, said Wike was only looking for a way he would react and elevate the governor to a decent human being.

Wike receives heavy punch from Lai Mohammed after claiming minister allegedly stoking the embers of disharmony in Nigeria
Nyesome Wike yace ba zai amince da masu tada zaune tsaye a jihar sa ba

Nyesome Wike yace ba zai amince da masu tada zaune tsaye a jihar sa ba

Gwamnan jihar Rivas Nyesome Wike yayi gargadi da cewa, ba zai bar wani ko wata kungiya su ci zarafin wasu yan Najeriya a cikin jihar sa ba a ranar Litinin

Nyesome Wike yace ba zai amince da masu tada zaune tsaye a jihar sa ba
APC accuses Governor Wike of plotting to close down over 5,000 schools owned by Igbos, northerners in Rivers

APC accuses Governor Wike of plotting to close down over 5,000 schools owned by Igbos, northerners in Rivers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike is plotting to close over 5,000 private owned by Igbos and northerners.

APC accuses Governor Wike of plotting to close down over 5,000 schools owned by Igbos, northerners in Rivers
Yan sandan SARS ke da alhakin sace mutane da fashi a jihar Rivers - Wike

Yan sandan SARS ke da alhakin sace mutane da fashi a jihar Rivers - Wike

Gwamnan jihar Rivers, Nyesom Wike ya zargi rundunar yan sandan Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) da alhakin kai hare-hare na sace mutane da fashi a jihar.

Yan sandan SARS ke da alhakin sace mutane da fashi a jihar Rivers - Wike
Governor Wike gives reason why he thinks Nigeria is still deep in economic recession

Governor Wike gives reason why he thinks Nigeria is still deep in economic recession

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers said the claim that the country is out of recession is a mere political gimmick meant to deceive Nigerians and keep them busy.

Governor Wike gives reason why he thinks Nigeria is still deep in economic recession
Governor Wike will not die, he will live in good health to witness his defeat in 2019 - APC

Governor Wike will not die, he will live in good health to witness his defeat in 2019 - APC

Governor Wike reportedly made the declaration recently while speaking at St Thomas’ Anglican Church, Diobu, Port Harcourt during a thanksgiving service.

Governor Wike will not die, he will live in good health to witness his defeat in 2019 - APC
Wike threatens APC members with cutlass in Rivers, says he will cut them down (VIDEO)

Wike threatens APC members with cutlass in Rivers, says he will cut them down (VIDEO)

While addressing members of his party at a recent event, Governor Wike of Rivers state said he has been given a cutlass to cut down opposition in his state.

Wike threatens APC members with cutlass in Rivers, says he will cut them down (VIDEO)
Watanni 2 bayan ya kori dukkan kwamishinoni, Wike ya aika sababbin suna majalisar dokoki (Kalli jerin sunaye)

Watanni 2 bayan ya kori dukkan kwamishinoni, Wike ya aika sababbin suna majalisar dokoki (Kalli jerin sunaye)

Gwamnan jihar Rivers Nyesom Wike ya aika da sunayen mutane goma sha uku da ya zaba ga majalisar dokokin jihar domin a tabbatar dasu a matsayin kwamishinoni.

Watanni 2 bayan ya kori dukkan kwamishinoni, Wike ya aika sababbin suna majalisar dokoki (Kalli jerin sunaye)
Rivers APC slams Wike over comment on Osinbajo after his visit to the state

Rivers APC slams Wike over comment on Osinbajo after his visit to the state

The APC in Rivers state has reacted to an allegation by Governor Nyesom Wike that the party played politics during the visit of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

Rivers APC slams Wike over comment on Osinbajo after his visit to the state
This throwback photo of Nyesom Wike and his girlfriend in law school is everything

This throwback photo of Nyesom Wike and his girlfriend in law school is everything

NAIJ.com came across a throwback photo of the current governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike and his wife Suzette, from their days as law school students.

This throwback photo of Nyesom Wike and his girlfriend in law school is everything
JUST IN: Ex-President Jonathan, governors and top members of PDP storm Abuja ahead of 2019

JUST IN: Ex-President Jonathan, governors and top members of PDP storm Abuja ahead of 2019

Ex-President Jonathan, governor Ayodele Fayose, his Rivers state counterpart Nyesom Wike and many others are currently at the National Secretariat in Abuja.

JUST IN: Ex-President Jonathan, governors and top members of PDP storm Abuja ahead of 2019
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