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EXPOSED! Real Reasons Wike Demolished Bayelsa Govt Property In Port Harcourt

EXPOSED! Real Reasons Wike Demolished Bayelsa Govt Property In Port Harcourt

News Feature
Fresh facts have emerged on why the outgoing Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, recently demolished two buildings belonging to neighbouring Bayelsa State in Port Harcourt, the Rivers capital. The real reason for Wike’s anger, according to reliable sources, was not because Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State failed to renovate the buildings on 5 and 9 Akassa Street in the old GRA in Port Harcourt having been notified in 2021 by the Rivers State Ministry of Lands. The action of Wike is said to be an afterthought when his earlier plot failed. He was said to have approached Governor Diri sometime in 2021 seeking to acquire the buildings from the Bayelsa government. During his second term, the garrulous Rivers governor, who leaves office on May 29, had embarked on acquisiti...
Blue Economy: Wike Applauds Jamoh’s Giant Strides

Blue Economy: Wike Applauds Jamoh’s Giant Strides

Maritime, News Feature
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike ,has commended the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for designing and pursuing a Blue Economy strategy purposed to replace the current oil economy in about 10 years. Wike stated this in Port Harcourt, when he received the Director General of NIMASA, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, who was on a courtesy visit. The governor said NIMASA’s plan for sustainable use of Nigeria’s abundant maritime resources was in line with the country’s economic diversification drive. Jamoh earlier appealed for greater involvement of the littoral states in the implementation of the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure – also called the Deep Blue Project. The security scheme, which is domiciled in NIMASA and being executed i...
Omoku Violence: Governor Wike places N200 million Bounty on Perpetrators

Omoku Violence: Governor Wike places N200 million Bounty on Perpetrators

Law
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has placed a N200 million bounty for information that will lead to the arrest of the perpetrators of the Omoku massacre. Governor Wike spoke on Tuesday after he led the Rivers State Security Council on a fact finding/sympathy visit to the families of the deceased. He also visited those injured during the attack. The governor also visited the sites of the crime where he received briefing from the Nigerian Police Area Commander, Mr Mike Nwafor and the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni (ONELGA) Local Government Council Caretaker Chairman, Mr Olisa Osi. He said: "We have placed a N200million bounty for relevant information that will lead to the arrest of all those involved in this unfortunate act of violence. "Anybody who is connected to this crime in ...