Rivers State Executive Council has approved the employment of 5000 youths into the State Civil Service. The approval was given during its meeting on Wednesday 28th, October 2020, which was presided over by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and held at Government House, Port Harcourt on Wednesday. Briefing journalists after the meeting,...
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has expressed optimism that the State's $12 million Cassava processing initiative will create jobs and enhance the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country. The Governor urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture to support the initiative to...
Rivers state governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has charged the 23 council chairmen, and youths in the state to fish members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organisation of Biafra (IPOB) in the State. Governor has also warned that any council chairman that allows IPOB to hold processions and hoist its flag...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advocated an amendment of the Laws establishing the Nigeria Police Force to tackle current security challenges facing the country. Governor Wike made the call while speaking on some national issues on a Live National Television Programme in Port Harcourt. Governor Wike stated that such...
Demands IOCs to relocate their headquarters to Rivers Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the Niger Delta Region is safe for companies to conduct their businesses. He has therefore dismissed multinational companies who use insecurity to justify their refusal to relocate their operational headquarters to the Region. Governor Wike made...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has signed into law the revised 2020 Appropriation Bill. This followed the presentation of the Budget by the Majority Leader of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Martin Amaewhule, to him at Government House, Port Harcourt. Total figure of the revised budget for 2020 fiscal...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says that prudent management of resources has led to massive infrastructural development in the State. According to him, despite the economic downturn in the country, the State's development agenda is still on course. Addressing journalists after the inspection of ongoing projects in the State, Governor...
Imposes night time curfew from 8p.m to 6a.m on Bonny LGA and Onne Community in Eleme LGA with effect from July 10, 2020 till further notice Sets up Taskforce to enforce wearing of facemasks Plans to reopen markets Sacks serving Permanent Secretary for flouting COVID-19 guidelines Rivers State Governor...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says development projects are executed in every local government area of the state to improve the socioeconomic life of the people. The governor stated that such holistic commitment to development is in keeping with the promise made to the people to serve them efficiently...
Rivers State Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has stated that his administration is embarking on massive investments in infrastructure as a means of stimulating the economy. Speaking today while inspecting the Rebisi Flyover, the Rumuogba Flyover and the about to commence Rumuola Flyover expansion, the Governor said "Our intention is to...