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I Agree, Wike Is Mr Project, Says Jonathan

I Agree, Wike Is Mr Project, Says Jonathan

NEWS
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he is in agreement with the title "Mr Project" given to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, saying the governor really merited it. Jonathan who spoke during the inauguration of the 22.3 kilometer Airport–Ipo-Omademe -Ozuoha Road in Ikwerre Local Government Area on Tuesday, said that the title of Mr Project is not an exaggeration as facts on ground attest to it. “The whole country calling Governor Wike Mr Projects is not an exaggeration.  It is not political. “PDP governors don’t just talk about projects, they do projects ”, Jonathan said. The Former President said that if any opposition politician refuses to see the numerous projects in Rivers State, it is his choice. Jonathan, who said he lived in Rivers State 
Group To IGP: Stop Wike’s ‘Neighborhood Corps’ Now Otherwise We’ll Form A Counter Armed Group

Group To IGP: Stop Wike’s ‘Neighborhood Corps’ Now Otherwise We’ll Form A Counter Armed Group

NEWS, NIGER DELTA
  The group, Free Rivers Development Initiative (FRDI) have called on the Inspector General of Police and other security agencies to urgently stop the Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, from inaugurating the Neighbourhood Safety Corps in the state. The governor had on Thursday last week assented to the Rivers State Neigbourhood Safety Corps Bill 2018, which is meant to provide security across the state. But the group alleged that the real intention of the governor was to use the Corps to "intimidate his political enemies". The group warned that if the inauguration of the Corps is not stop they will rather set up their own and armed them to watch each other. In a press conference statement made available to BigPen Online on Sunday, President of the group Engr. Ngere...
Nigerians Vote Gov. Wike As Silverbird Man of the Year 2017, As Atiku, Others Hail

Nigerians Vote Gov. Wike As Silverbird Man of the Year 2017, As Atiku, Others Hail

NEWS, NIGER DELTA
  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike was on Friday night enthroned as the Silverbird Man of the Year 2017, after majority of Nigerians overwhelmingly voted for him following his nomination by the management of Silverbird Group. Presenting the Silverbird Man of the Year 2017 award to the Rivers State Governor at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar described Governor Wike as a worthy leader who is laying the right foundation for the rapid development of the state. He said: "I have witnessed virtually all administrations in Rivers State. I have not seen an administration that has done so much, within a short time as that of Governor Wike. "Believe me , Governor Wike is laying the foundation for the prosperity of Ri...
THE PDP NATIONAL ELECTIVE CONVENTION, 2017: THUMBS UP TO WIKE AND FAYOSE!

THE PDP NATIONAL ELECTIVE CONVENTION, 2017: THUMBS UP TO WIKE AND FAYOSE!

ISSUES
  The PDP National Convention, 2017 came and went with its publicity stunt, commentaries, hue and cry. Prince Uche Secondus, as the National Chairman, and other members in the "Unity List" emerged victorious. In the build-up to the Congress, a lot of commentaries and permutations were rife in the social and other media. Paradoxically, the APC apologists took the center stage in making sarcastic and uncomplimentary comments and remarks about the Convention. It is laughable that they have kept quiet in the face of their Party’s failure to successfully organise a simple National Convention since assuming power in 2015, but have seen something to write about the PDP Convention. I will advise them to deal with the internal squabbles in their Party and allow PDP to be. As I
After Promoting ‘Unity List’ Causing Outrage, Wike Says #PDPNational Convention Was Transparent, Credible

After Promoting ‘Unity List’ Causing Outrage, Wike Says #PDPNational Convention Was Transparent, Credible

NEWS, POLITICS
  After allegedly influencing the decisions of delegates to vote all the names in the 'Unity List' which he promoted as 'favoured' aspirants during the National Convention, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says the December 9 National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was transparent with a credible voting process. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayodele Fayose, and some members of the National Assembly, the new power brokers of the party had vowed that all the names in the list must emerge victorious after voting. Addressing journalists after casting his vote for different candidates at the National Convention at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Saturday, Governor Wike said with the successful convention, PDP has be
Nothing Like Micro-zoning In PDP, Says Wike

Nothing Like Micro-zoning In PDP, Says Wike

NEWS, POLITICS
  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated there is nothing like micro-zoning in relation to the December 9 National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party. He spoke while canvassing support for the candidature of former Acting National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus whom he said is the best candidate to drive PDP to the next level in view of his experience and track record. The governor said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will come out from the National Convention stronger and re-positioned to provide credible opposition. Wike spoke on Friday during an appearance on Sunrise Daily from the Abuja Studio of Channels Television. He said: "The issue of micro-zoning and gentleman's agreement does not arise. There is nothing like  tha
Wike Describes SARS As A Gang Of Criminals, Says FG Preparing Them To Rig 2019 Elections 

Wike Describes SARS As A Gang Of Criminals, Says FG Preparing Them To Rig 2019 Elections 

METRO, NEWS
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS), as a gang of criminals being prepared by the authorities for the rigging of the 2019 General Elections. He spoke when Management of Sun Publishing Limited led by its Managing Director, Mr  Eric Osagie visited to present the letter of his nomination as Sun Newspaper Governor of the Year 2017. Governor Wike stated that the so-called review of the operation of SARs following the outcry by Nigerians over the deadly illegal acts of the organisation, is merely aimed at diverting public focus. Speaking during the courtesy visit on Tuesday at Government House, Port Harcourt, Governor Wike said that activities of SARs would lead Nigeria to disaster. According to him, "SARS is being prepared