WIKE ACCUSES GOC OF OIL BUNKERING, AIDING CRIMINALS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Wednesday revealed the identity of Senior military officer allegedly promoting bunkering in the Niger Delta region. Wike alleged that the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarhem was promoting oil theft in the region. He made the allegation while hosting the Commander Joint Task Force (JTF), “Operation Delta Safe, Real Admiral Akinjide Akinrinade at the State House in Port Harcourt, the state capital and was contained in a statement by his Personal Assistant on Electronic…

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WIKE ACCUSES OIL FIRMS OF FUELING INSECURITY IN RIVERS

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike Fresh crisis looms in Ogoni over planned resumption of oil activities Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused multinational oil companies of fuelling insecurity through the award of multi-million naira surveillance jobs to cultists. He said the over-politicisation of security in the country had become the bane of the widespread insecurity across the country. The governor made this assertion when the Charge D’Affairs, Embassy of The Netherlands in Nigeria, Mrs. Marian Van De Cappello, met with him at the Government House in Port Harcourt…

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WIKE THREATENS TO DETHRONE TRADITIONAL RULERS IF…

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has given a two-week ultimatum to all local council chairman in the state to ensure that all bushes used as criminal hideouts by kidnappers and armed robbers are brought down particularly the Emohua axis of the East-West Road leading to the Kalabari and the Ogoni areas. Governor Wike, who gave the marching orders in an interactive meeting with traditional rulers, CDC and all youth leaders in the state at the Government House in Port Harcourt, said the State government was poised to clamp down on…

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RIVERS: APC THROWS IN THE TOWEL, READY TO WORK WITH WIKE

Okorocha, youths differ on relocation, upgrade of Imo poly 8 hours ago CBN, others seek infrastructure for financial technology growth 8 hours ago Tribunal quashes PDP’s application to extend inspection of election materials 8 hours ago Nyesom Wike After years of political bickering, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally indicated readiness to accept Governor Nyesom Wike’s peace proposal to bring greater development to the state. Senator Andrew Uchendu, who spoke on behalf of state APC members, told journalists in Port Harcourt yesterday that Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi’s desire…

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WIKE APOLOGISES TO AMAECHI, LETS COME TOGETHER TO DEVELOP RIVERS

Pledges inclusive government Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi to join hands with him to develop the state. In a state broadcast to mark the landmark Supreme Court Judgment striking out the appeals by Rivers APC on Thursday, Governor Wike said that Rivers State stands to benefit more if all leaders are United. He said: “Although the present politics of acrimony and bitterness may have strayed from the noble path of the past, I still believe that we shall be…

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APC DECLARES PARTY’S POSITION ON WIKE’S SECOND TERM VICTORY

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it won’t join the African Action Congress (AAC) to protest the second term victory of Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state. APC’s National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, made this known during the weekend while fielding questions from reporters in Abuja. He noted that although some local government area results were questionable, the APC would not challenge them at the Election Tribunal because the party had nothing to do with the polls. Issa-Onilu said: “It…

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APC KICKS AS COLLATION OF RIVERS GUBER AND ASSEMBLY RESULTS BEGIN

Wike The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has kicked against alleged plan by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to favour Governor Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Collation of results of the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections are resuming tomorrow in the Southsouth state. Ahead of the resumption, the party’s Publicity Secretary  Chris Finebone, yesterday in Port Harcourt, accused Wike of desperation to be re-elected, thereby depriving the state’s governorship candidate of African Action Congress (AAC), Biokpomabo Awara,…

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