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Army Accuses Governor Wike Of Briber, Election Rigging

The Nigerian Army High  Command in Rivers State has accused  Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike of bribery and attempting to rig the 2019 Presidential elections. Speaking through the Spokesman,. Aminu Iliyasu, the Army revealed how 13 people have been arrested including a Commissioner and House of Assembly member. Nm. Among those arrested are Rivers Commissioner for Urban Development, Dr ... Read More »

Shocker!Rivers Commissioner Resigns Over Collapsed Building-Read His Letter

My dear good people of Rivers State, after due consultation with my family on the collapsed seven story hotel building that was under construction at Plot 119, Woji Road, GRA Phase 2 PortHarcourt on Friday 23/11/2018, I decided to “step aside” as the Honourable Commissioner for Urban Development & Physical Planning on 28/11/2018 during the State Executive Council Meeting. Historicism: ... Read More »

Wike wants to borrow N10billion to bribe judges-Rivers APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has commenced negotiations with Zenith Bank in order to obtain a N10 billion loan which he will use to bribe judges of the State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja. But the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state has dismissed the allegation, saying Wike has ... Read More »

“Did you see any N7billion?”- 5 takeaways from Governor Wike’s interview with Vanguard

By Tersoo Achineku The Governor of Rivers State and sparring partner of his predecessor Rotimi Amaechi, recently granted Vanguard Newspapers an interview in Abuja. Governor Nyesom Wike was quizzed on various topics ranging from his plans for the state to his never ending combat with Ameachi. Here are a few points of note from the rendezvous. 1. On alleged witch-hunt ... Read More »

Rivers APC says if Wike dissolves local councils, it will lead to “spilling of more Rivers blood”

With alleged plans to dissolve the controversially elected leaders of the 23 local government areas of the state still in tow, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to hold Rivers State Governor, Chief Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike responsible for any breach of peace in the state that may result from the planned move. The party also ... Read More »