I’m Determined To End NDDC Crisis – Buhari

In reaction to the crisis rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is determined “to get to the root of the problem undermining the development” of the region. By Yusuf Akinpelu The management of the NDDC has been accused of massive corruption. With trillions of naira sunk into the region in two decades, infrastructural development has been sluggish. This informed … Continue reading I’m Determined To End NDDC Crisis – Buhari

Wike Rascally Storms Joy Nunieh’s House, Takes The Ex-NDDC MD Away

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, who rushed into the residence of a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy Nunieh, following alleged police harassment, has taken her to the Government House. By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt Wike was said to have arrived the house, which was surrounded by over 15 armed policemen, in the morning. He reportedly bulldozed his way into the … Continue reading Wike Rascally Storms Joy Nunieh’s House, Takes The Ex-NDDC MD Away

Wike Sacks Permanent Secretary For Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines

River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has sacked a Permanent Secretary, Mr. Sunny Okere, with immediate effect for flouting and obstructing the enforcement of the COVID-19 guidelines. By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt He said the sacked permanent secretary had the temerity to chase away officials of the state Ministry of Health, who went to Oyigbo to enforce the established guidelines on public burials. A statement signed … Continue reading Wike Sacks Permanent Secretary For Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines

Edo 2020: Secondus And Wike Canvass For Free And Fair Election

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure a free, fair and credible governorship election on September 19 in Edo State. From From Gbade Ogunwale, Abuja Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike also made as similar call, vowing that the PDP would not succumb to intimidation at the polls. Secondus spoke yesterday at the Abuja … Continue reading Edo 2020: Secondus And Wike Canvass For Free And Fair Election

Life Through Wike’s Binoculars

Never mind how frequently Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State exhibits an ardent streak bordering on the dramatic when he seizes upon an idea. What has become noteworthy is how quickly Mr Wike’s mind fluctuates on the idea. By Barometer In a series of published advertorials dripping with emotional bilge water, a grateful Mr Wike wished to, on behalf of the government and people of … Continue reading Life Through Wike’s Binoculars

Edo 2020: Wike To Head PDP’s Campaign

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to head its campaign council in the governorship election in Edo State. By Alao Abiodun The party also appointed his Adamawa counterpart, Umar Fintiri, as the deputy campaign chairman. The PDP candidate in the election, Godwin Obaseki, won the primary election unopposed after his opponents stepped down. Continue reading Edo 2020: Wike To Head PDP’s Campaign

Wike cancels lockdown, imposes curfew

May 27, 2020 From Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt Rivers State Government has cancelled its former decision to resume lockdown of the capital city, comprising Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt local government areas, as part of its strategy to contain the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. The governor, who spoke in a statewide broadcast on Tuesday imposed 8pm to 6am curfew in the 23 local government Areas … Continue reading Wike cancels lockdown, imposes curfew