Category Archives: Wike

Wike assigns portfolio to Commissioners 19

By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HARCOURT— Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday assigned portfolios to 19 newly-sworn in Commissioners, with Mr Emma Okah as his new commissioner for Information. Professor Roseline Konya retained her former position as Commissioner for Environment. The former Commissioner for Finance, Dr Fred Kpakol and Mr Boma Iyaye, who was in Ministry […]

Fight corruption within the law, Wike tells FG

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has urged the Federal Government to fight corruption within the ambit of the law. Speaking during a courtesy visit by the Primate of Anglican Church, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, who was in company with archbishops and bishops of the church at the Government House, Port Harcourt yesterday, Governor Wike said […]

Fighting corruption must be holistic, says Wike

By Blessing Oyakhire Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said the fight against corruption “must be holistic and it should not be vindictive.” Governor Wike spoke during a courtesy visit by the Primate of Anglican Church, Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, accompanied by Archbishops and Bishops of the church at the Government House, Port Harcourt, […]

SARS’ operative’s death vindicates me—Wike

By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HARCOURT—GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, said the reported killing of an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, during a foiled kidnap operation on Monday at Oroazi area of the state had vindicated him. Wike, who spoke to newsmen in Government House, Port Harcourt, recalled that on assumption of […]

Wike visits Ibori, calls for for stronger N/Delta

WIKE VISITS IBORI, CALLS FOR STRONGER N/DELTA PORT HARCOURT GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike yesterday visited former governor of Delta state Chief James Ibori, calling for a stronger and united Niger Delta region to attract greater development to the area. The governor was accompanied on the visit to the Oghara residence of the former governor by his […]