Tag: Rivers State

Chinedu OkaforOctober 21, 2020

DJ Switch spread the #LekkiMassacre story to the world, and it’s not the first time she is fighting to #EndBadGovernanceInNigeria

Since the protest to end police brutality in Nigeria began, protesters have demanded that the movement remain leaderless. That way, ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 2, 2020

President Buhari wants Nimi Akinkugbe to be Ambassador but tribalists are not having it

Amongst the several stumbling blocks for women in politics, questions about their state of origin upon marriage is one of ...

Chinedu OkaforMay 8, 2020

Wike’s ‘Lockdown Republic’ gains fans on Twitter

From rumors that the President of Russia; Vladimir Putin released a hundred lions on the streets of Moscow, to keep ...

EditorSeptember 2, 2019

With journalists being arrested for treason, Nigeria dips further into a dictatorship

Just last week, we were publicly decrying the decision of the federal government to forcefully arrest AAC presidential candidate Omoyele ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 21, 2018

The Big 5: IGP directs SARS commander to sue Wike, Housewives abducted by Gunmen in Kaduna and other stories.

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the Rivers ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 15, 2018

The Big 5: CJN says attackers of Rivers High Court must not go scot-free, Security tightened at the Senate ahead of Omo-Agege’s resumption and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today:   The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 21, 2017

Our administration has the backing of the people – Wike

The Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his administration has the backing of the people. Why it ...

EditorNovember 9, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Stranded Rivers students: Why Amaechi must intervene

The case of the stranded Rivers students in the United Kingdom whose scholarships were suspended by the State Government is ...

AzeezOctober 9, 2017

Gunmen storm Rivers market, kill 10

Some gunmen early Monday stormed Mgbosimiri, Agip axis of Port Harcourt and killed 10 persons. The incident, which happened at about ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 22, 2017

“Stop stoking the embers of disharmony and divisions in the polity” | Wike attacks Lai Mohammed

The governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike Thursday, at the All Nigeria Editors Conference in Port Harcourt has advised the Minister of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 21, 2017

The anti-corruption war of the FG is lopsided – Wike

The Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike has described the anti-corruption war of the Federal Government as pretentious and intended to silence ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 15, 2017

“Rivers people fully subscribe to Nigeria’s corporate existence” | Gov Wike warns IPOB

The governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike has declared on Friday in a broadcast, that the government will not tolerate any ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 15, 2017

‘Igbo traders in Kaduna close early to avoid reprisal’

Igbo traders in Kaduna reportedly closed early on Friday amidst fears of a reprisal over the reported attack on Hausa ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 14, 2017

Why Wike is not responding to the killing of Policemen, destruction in Rivers – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers has explained why the governor, Nyesom Wike is silent on the killing of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 7, 2017

‘Military men open fire on protesting youth in Rivers’

One person has been feared dead as military men attached to Greenville Oil Company in Rumuji community, Emohua Local Government ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

Over 8,500 PDP members in Rivers defect to APC

Over 8,500 members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Rivers State, yesterday, defected to All Progressives Congress (APC), at a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

Come 2019, I’m ready to place myself on the line – Gov Wike

The governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike says he is ready to risk his life to prevent the All Progressives Congress ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 14, 2017

I will not hesitate to cut the remaining APC members in Rivers state – Wike

The governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike, in a video published online by Gossip Mill, has said he will drive out ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 10, 2017

“Wike is confused and is afraid of everybody around him” – Peterside

The 2015 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State Dakuku Peterside, said on Wednesday that the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 1, 2017

There’s fraud evidence against Amaechi – Wike

The Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike, said on Monday that the evidence of corruption against the immediate past governor of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 31, 2017

Amaechi’s blackmail will fail – Wike

The Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said that the Minister of Transportation and Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 31, 2017

Wike claims he has CJN, judiciary in his pocket – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation and past governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the present governor, Nyesom Wike ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 29, 2017

No APC governor can match my performance – Gov Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has asked the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to present any ...

AzeezJuly 16, 2017

You can’t wrestle power from Wike | PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers has said the All Progressives Congress cannot defeat the state governor, Nyesom Wike ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 3, 2017

Amaechi is my God, says APC Chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Andrew Uchendu, has recalled how the leader of the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 28, 2017

Over 2,000 PDP members defect to APC in Rivers

About 2,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State have defected to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

Agitations are results of rot in the system – Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, says ongoing agitations are symptoms of rot in the Nigerian system. Abubakar made ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Fashola insists NASS tampered with 2017 budget | Donald Trump celebrates victory at Supreme Court | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. Nigeria in trouble if lawmakers can’t differetiate between budget and cash – Fashola – YNaija ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 26, 2017

Wike explains why he sacked all his commissioners

The Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has explained that the dissolution of the State Executive Council was done after consultation ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 23, 2017

BREAKING: Rivers state information commissioner resigns

The Rivers State Commissioner For Information and Communications, Austin Tam George, has reportedly resigned. This comes a day after the state ...

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