Wike, Tunji-Ojo, others complete documentation ahead inauguration

—Marine, blue economy can generate N8trn yearly for FG - Agbakoba —It’s jackpot for Tinubu’s administration, says Analyst No fewer than 30 of the 45 ministers-designate yesterday completed their documentation in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Abuja ,ahead of their inauguration tomorrow by President Bola Tinubu. The rest are expected to go through the process today. Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister designate Nyesom Wike;that of Marine and Blue Economy Bunmi Tunji-Ojo;Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation,Betty Edu;and Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar were among the 30 who processed their documents yesterday. The exercise got underway

By |August 20th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Wike, Oyetola, el-Rufai, Adelabu, others on Tinubu’s ministerial list

Barring any last-minute change, President Bola Tinubu will, today, send the list of ministerial nominees to the Senate for screening and confirmation, Vanguard has learned. Top on the list for screening are the immediate past Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufia, current Special Adviser on Special Duties, Communications and Strategy, Dele Alake, former governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, Wale Edun, and immediate past governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, Adebayo Adelabu and Beta Edu. Names will be submitted today. Adelabu was the former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, while Edu was Commissioner for Health in Cross River

By |July 27th, 2023|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

BREAKING: Wike, Makinde using dubious means to bribe Tribunal judges for Tinubu – Atiku

Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has accused the former Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, of constantly monitoring judges as the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal winds down. Shaibu said it was curious that Wike and Makinde both travelled to Plateau State to attend a memorial service hosted by the President of the Appeal Court, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, even though they were reportedly not invited. He said the event ordinarily was supposed to be a solemn service, “but our busybody interlopers polluted

APC Defection: Umahi Wants To Be President – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has slammed his Ebonyi State counterpart, Governor David Umahi, over his reasons for leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to him, Governor Umahi left the PDP because he wants to be the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023 and not injustice meted on the South East by the opposition party, as claimed. Governor Wike stated that committed members of the PDP were not surprised that the Ebonyi governor formally defected to the APC on Tuesday, which he had been fraternising with for a while. He decried that he felt offended

By |November 18th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

No regrets waging war on IPOB – Nyesom Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has explained that the ongoing operations by security agencies in Oyibo Local Government Area was against members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and not the Igbo. The governor, who said he had no regrets waging war against IPOB, insisted that he did not order soldiers or policemen to kill any Igbo living in the state. He described such allegation as balderdash. Wike spoke in a live television interview in Port Harcourt just as IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu claimed that soldiers killed 100 of his members and inhabitants of the oil-rich council allegedly

By |November 3rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Wike Signs Executive Order, Bans IPOB, Lifts Curfew

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has signed an Executive Order proscribing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the state. The governor who disclosed this on Wednesday during a state-wide broadcast in Port Harcourt made it clear that the state is home to all tribes. “We have everything against the presence and activities of the legally proscribed and anarchic Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and whatever that group stands for in Rivers State,” he said. “This is clearly a terrorist group whose existence, creed, mission, and activities are strongly denounced even by the Government and peoples of the South-Eastern States

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Amaechi left legacies of white elephant, uncompleted projects – Wike

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has hit back at his predecessor and Minister for Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, saying the former governor could only be remembered for white elephant and uncompleted projects in the state. He said instead of focusing on the real essence of development, Amaechi was concerned with awarding political projects to boost his personal ego. The governor spoke in Port Harcourt while replying Amaechi’s comments that under Wike’s government political intimidation and insecurity had become the order of the day. But Wike said that a project like Justice Karibi Whyte Hospital, which gulped $39.9million under Amaechi was a scam

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Wike, Amaechi exchange words at Supreme Court justice’s burial

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday engaged in a verbal fight at the burial of a former Justice of the Supreme Court, Adolphus Karibi-Whyte, in the Abonnema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the state. Amaechi, who is the Minister of Transportation, while speaking at the funeral service, lamented what he term the rising insecurity and political intimidation in the state, saying the state was back to the time of Ateke Tom, a former militant leader, who is now the traditional head of Okochiri town in Okrika LGA of the state. “You have lost your

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

They’re talking about where animals will eat when humans have not eaten — Wike

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Sunday caused a stir during a ‘Thanksgiving Service’ in his honour by the Anglican Dioceses of Rivers State at Saint Paul’s Cathedral, Port Harcourt, where he insisted that there is no land to cede in the state for the suspended Ruga settlement for Fulani herdsmen, adding that the Federal Government under Buhari is talking about where animals will eat when human beings have not eaten. In his speech at the thanksgiving service for his election victory, governor Wike said: “You are talking about where animals will eat when human beings have not

By |July 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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