Ekiti election: Makinde, Wike, others appointed into PDP campaign council

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted its National Campaign Council for the Ekiti State governorship poll. The election will be held on Saturday June 18, 2022. The PDP named Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde as the council chairman. National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba said Abia Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu will serve as his deputy. The … Read more

PDP primaries: Atiku, Wike, Fayose meet ahead of 2023 presidential election

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar met with some of the party’s presidential aspirants. Atiku met with former Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, whom he defeated during the PDP’s primary election on Saturday in Abuja. The meeting is said to have been a fence-mending parley … Read more

Wike Yet To Congratulate Atiku Despite Pledging To Support PDP Primary Winner

Despite his promise to support whoever wins the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential primaries, Governor Nyesom Wike has yet to congratulate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who won the primary election. Atiku who was the PDP’s presidential candidate in the 2019 presidential election clinched the party’s ticket again on Saturday, May 28, 2022, following the party’s convention held … Read more

‘It’s not that hard to manage Nigeria,’ – Obasanjo tells Wike

Although Nigeria is a complex country, it isn’t that difficult to manage. This is according to former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo said this when he received the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Monday. Wike was in the company of Oyo … Read more

Wike: My Grouse With Saraki, Tambuwal, Other Northern PDP Presidential

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday, disclosed his grouse with former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, over zoning of the presidency to the South ahead of the 2023 general elections. Wike said he had always supported presidential aspirants from the North, wondering why those he … Read more

2023: Aisha Buhari under fire for inviting Tinubu, Osinbajo, Wike, others for dinner

First Lady, Aisha Buhari has been criticized for inviting 2023 presidential aspirants for dinner. Reno Omokri, a socio-political commentator, said Aisha lacked moral or constitutional authority to summon anyone. Aisha, who recently returned from her base in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, had invited all the presidential aspirants to an Iftar dinner at the Presidential Villa. Vice President … Read more

2023: Questions Nigerians must ask Tinubu, Osinbajo, Wike, other presidential aspirants – Peter Obi

Former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has advised Nigerians ahead of the 2023 presidential elections to ask aspirants their major past achievements before vying for the top political office. Obi, who is also a presidential aspirant, made the call on Monday while meeting with some stakeholders of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, … Read more

National grid collapse: Pastor Tunde Bakare, Wike, Obaseki under ‘attack’

Deji Adeyanju, an Abuja-based rights activist, on Tuesday, criticized Pastor Tunde Bakare, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State over the collapse of the national grid. Adeyanju said Bakare, Wike, and Obaseki should be calling out the President Muhammdu Buhari-led Federal Government over the collapse of the national grid … Read more

Governor Wike Swears In Chinelo Chidubem Odili As Rivers High Court Judge

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has sworn in Chinelo Chidubem Odili, a daughter of Supreme Court justice, Mary Odili as a High Court Judge. The younger Odili was sworn in alongside three other judges including, Popnen Sylvester Sunday, Daketima Gabriel Kio and Nsirim Chinwe Amanda. Before their elevation, Justice Popnen S.Sunday and Justice … Read more

Odili Siege: Wike Accuses FG Of Intimidating Judiciary Ahead Of 2023 Elections

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has accused the Federal Government of intimidating the judiciary ahead of the 2023 general elections in the country. READ ALSO; 2023 Presidency: Wike political phenomenal, can succeed Buhari — PDP Group Wike’s criticism followed a recent invasion of the residence of Justice Mary Odili of the Supreme Court in … Read more

Judges Under Political Pressure To Please Vested Interests, Says Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has said that judges are under political pressure to please some vested interests in the country. READ ALSO; Lagos Airport Scandal: Sanwo-Olu Suspends Staff Collecting COVID-19 Test Fee Wike stated this on Monday at the 61st Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Conference in Port Harcourt, adding … Read more

Electronic Transmission Of Results Will Reduce Electoral Fraud, Says Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday said the electronic transmission of results if adopted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), will reduce electoral fraud. READ ALSO; Gov Wike offers more argument to rejig sharing formula for FG, states, LGs Speaking during an interview in Port Harcourt, the state capital, Wike commended the National … Read more

Wike, Finance Commissioner Relocate To Abuja To Battle VAT With FIRS

The battle for the Valued Added Tax collection in Rivers State has just gained momentum as Governor Nyesom Wike has reportedly relocated to Abuja over the issue. Governor Wike has been in the news after his declaration which challenged the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS on tax collection in Rivers. FIRS had earlier approached the Court … Read more

Your Threat To Kill, Bury IPOB Members Absolute Nonsense – Aisha Yesufu To Wike

A Nigerian activist, Aisha Yusuf has slammed the River State Governor over threats to kill members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB in the state. Read Also: Israel Opposition Leader Agrees On Coalition Government To Oust Netanyahu DAILY POST had reported that the governor on Tuesday during the commissioning of construction work at the Ahoada Campus … Read more

No reasonable government will have Isa Pantami as Minister – Governor Wike says

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, says the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami should resign from office, irrespective of his recent volte-face on his previous support for extremist groups. Read Also: All six Premier League clubs withdraw from proposed Super League The governor noted that in an ideal society, an allegation … Read more

Gov Wike redeems his N10m pledge to artists that performed at Burna Boy’s homecoming concert

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has redeemed his N10 million pledge to every artiste who performed at the homecoming concert for Grammy award-winning artiste, Burna Boy. Read Also: Two Artisans Convicted In Ibadan Last weekend, the state government organized a homecoming reception for Burna Boy who is from the state following the Grammy award he won. … Read more