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Governor Wike hail Senate’s u-turn on e-transmission of election results
Governor Wike hail Senate’s u-turn on e-transmission of election results

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has praised the Senate for allowing INEC to determine the use of electronic voting and transfer election results. Governor Wike said the decision is a good development for Nigeria and democracy, maintaining that what is important is to do what the people want. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media,…

Governor Wike threatens to take over FIRS office in Rivers State

Governor Nyesom Wike has threatened to take over all offices of the Federal Inland Revenue Service in Rivers State. The governor spoke at a stakeholders’ meeting in Port Harcourt, the state capital, while addressing business owners in the state. Governor Wike told oil firms, construction companies and other business owners operating in the state to start remitting…

Wike faults 3% allocation for oil-producing communities
Wike faults 3% allocation for oil-producing communities

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has faulted the three percent allocation for oil-producing communities in the Petroleum Industry Act. Governor Wike said the National Assembly and President Muhammadu Buhari failed to consider the feelings of the people of oil producing regions. The Rivers State Governor shared his views during an interview of a television programme monitored in…

Mass resignation hits PDP NWC
Mass resignation hits PDP NWC

Wike doubts Buhari on credible elections The national leadership of the main opposition People’s Democratic Party has been hit by mass resignation. Seven national officers of the PDP announced their resignation in separate letters to the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja. They are the Deputy National Financial Secretary, Deputy National Auditor, Deputy Woman Leader, Deputy…

Gunmen kill 5 soldiers in 2nd Rivers State attack
Gunmen kill 5 soldiers in 2nd Rivers State attack

Gunmen have attacked another security outfit in Rivers State, killing five military personnel in Abua-Odual Local Government Area. The attack last night comes a day after similar raids on security checkpoints in Ikwerre Local Government Area, which claimed the lives of some security officials, including three customs officers. Following the repeated attacks on security outfits, the Rivers…

Extremist comments; Wike advised Pantami to resign
Extremist comments; Wike advised Pantami to resign

The Federal Government continues to face criticism over the handling of the controversial extremist comments by the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, condemned the alleged affiliation of Pantami with Taliban and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups. In a message on his Twitter page, Governor Wike said no reasonable government would allow…

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