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Wike Threatens to Convert Disputed Land in Ogoni to Mortuary

Wike Says Niger Delta is Not Marginalised

Wike Says Niger Delta is Not Marginalised

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that contrary to popular notion in the region, the Niger Delta is not marginalised by anyone. The governor who was speaking at the 2022 Ogoni Day celebration at Bori said rather it was the people of the region that had been marginalising themselves by selling out to enemies

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Soot Pollution: Wike Reads Riot Act to Council Chiefs, Threatens Traditional Rulers with Dethronement

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has given marching orders to local government chairmen to stop all artisanal refining of crude oil in the state. The governor, who also deplored the insubordination of identified First Class chiefs in the state that do not attend state functions, threatened to dethrone such traditional rulers. The governor’s order and

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Rivers Urge Media, Citizens to End Soot Pollution

Rivers State Government has called for collaboration among citizens, the media and security agencies to bring an end to illegal artisanal petroleum refineries which is causing serious pollution and fire incidents in the state. The Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, made the call during the presentation of prizes to winners of the Ministry’s

South-south APC Roots For Yari as National Chairman

As race for the national chairmanship of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), revs up ahead of its national convention in February 2022, some members of the party from the South-south states have endorsed former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari as their preferred choice. They made their position known in Benin City, Edo State,

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Wike Fires Health Commissioner for Hosting Medical Council Without His Approval

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has sacked the Commissioner of Health, Princewill Chike, hosting the preliminary session of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, MDCN, in Port Harcourt without his approval. The governor said the unilateral decision of the commissioner to host the MDCN without his approval was most embarrassing. He therefore used the

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