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Opinion: Wike's Proposed Defection May Affect PDP In 2023 Presidential Polls

The Defection of the Rivers State Governor, Governor Nyesome Wike from Peoples Democratic Party PDP to another Party may affect the Party, ahead the 2023 Polls. It should be recalled that the Party is facing serious challenges over the Leadership of the Party. The national working committee of the Party, have concluded that the national chairman of the Party, Prince Uche Secondus should resign from office as Chairman of the Party.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Wike's Proposed Defection May Affect PDP In 2023 Presidential Polls

ECONOMY-FINANCE

VAT: How Northern Elders may have contradicted themselves with recent statement on their population

A couple of weeks ago, the Governor of Rivers State, Governor Nyesome Wike, stirred up reactions after he made remarks on his move to take control of the Value Added Tax VAT being generated in his state. According to him, this was because of the perceived injustice that is taking place in the system such as in the case where Rivers State generated 15.1 billion naira as taxes in June but was given 4.7 billion naira as allocation, while Kano State generated 2.8 billion naira as tax and was given 2.8 billion naira as allocation.

  1 year ago ago
VAT: How Northern Elders may have contradicted themselves with recent statement on their population

ECONOMY-FINANCE

VAT: 3 Southern States That Might Be Negatively Affected If Tax Collection Is Decentralised

A few days back, the Rivers State governor, Nyesome Wike made a suit seeking the decentralization of VAT collection which was supported by some governors and criticised by others. The current issue aroused due to the VAT sharing formula among states in the federation. Some Northern states were bashed for destroying alcoholic drinks but using tax generated from it.

  1 year ago ago
VAT: 3 Southern States That Might Be Negatively Affected If Tax Collection Is Decentralised

POLITICS

Opinion: What Umahi Revealed About PDP That Made Him Dump The Party Is Coming To Reality.

The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi dumped the Peoples Democratic Party PDP for the All Progressives Congress APC along with other PDP Governors. Governor David Umahi dumped the PDP for APC because of many reasons that best known to him. Among the Governors that also dump PDP for APC are Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers State and the Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: What Umahi Revealed About PDP That Made Him Dump The Party Is Coming To Reality.

POLITICS

Why South-South politicians may come ahead of S-East and S-West to clinch PDP presidential ticket

Following the report that the main opposition political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may zone the 2023 presidential ticket to the Southern region of the country after its Governors voted in favour of the North to produce the next chairman of the party; politicians from the South-South may come ahead of the Southeast and the Southwest in the pecking order if this zoning arrangement is ratified by the party.

  1 year ago ago
Why South-South politicians may come ahead of S-East and S-West to clinch PDP presidential ticket

POLITICS

2 PDP Leaders That Should Caution Wike's Recent Moves

Photo Credit: Google The Governor of Rivers State, Governor Nyesome Wike has to be cautioned by two leaders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) based on the recent moves that the southern governor has displayed. Governor Nyesome Wike has requested that the Federal Government should allow each state in Nigeria to generate a Valued Added Tax (VAT) by themselves without carrying the governors' forum along.

  1 year ago ago
2 PDP Leaders That Should Caution Wike's Recent Moves

POLITICS

3 men to watch out for if PDP zones it's presidential ticket to Southern Nigeria

1) Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers state: he is the executive governor of Rivers state and rumors has it that he has plans to contest for the 2023 presidential election. PDP's chairmanship ticket was zoned to the North and there is a possibility that they might zone the presidential ticket to the south and once they do it, Wike might declare his interest.

  1 year ago ago
3 men to watch out for if PDP zones it's presidential ticket to Southern Nigeria

POLITICS

Opinion: The Possible Reason Why Governor Wike Snubbed The Press After Yesterday's PDP BoT Meeting

The Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, August 5, 2021, held an emergency meeting at their National Secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja. The meeting was convened to look into the crisis currently rocking the party. The meeting was attended by some top party members which includes Rivers State Governor, Barrister Nyesome Wike, who is allegedly spearheading the plot to remove the party's National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: The Possible Reason Why Governor Wike Snubbed The Press After Yesterday's PDP BoT Meeting

POLITICS

OPINION: Why Gov Wike's recent statement on VAT is critical, shouldn't be swept under the carpet

Yesterday, the executive governor of Rivers State, Governor Nyesome Wike, made series of remarks through his social media handle on Facebook, concerning the federal government of Nigeria's decision to include in its exclusive list, a control of States Value Added Tax VAT, in 2021, after he had applied for a ruling to have control of it in 2020, via a suit marked FHC/PH/CS/149/2020, at the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: Why Gov Wike's recent statement on VAT is critical, shouldn't be swept under the carpet

POLITICS

2 Top Political Mistakes That Nyesome Wike Has Made That May Affect PDP

Photo Credit: Guardian Nigeria Governor Nyesome Wike of Rivers has made two big political mistakes recently that may affect the progress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming presidential election. Governor Nyesome Wike is a politician who is known for boldness and strongness, but he has come too bold by making two mistakes in his political career.

  1 year ago ago
2 Top Political Mistakes That Nyesome Wike Has Made That May Affect PDP

POLITICS

OPINION: Why Governor Wike May Leave PDP If Secondus Gets 2nd Term As Chairman

Considering his recent statements and overall demeanor within the party, Governor Nyesome Wike may likely leave PDP if Uche Secondus is reelected for a second term as chairman. From all indications, it has become clear that the Rivers State Governor, does not believe in the leadership capacity of the PDP chairman and as such, may not be willing to stay with the party if he (Secondus) is reelected.

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: Why Governor Wike May Leave PDP If Secondus Gets 2nd Term As Chairman

POLITICS

Governor Wike Arrives PDP BoT Meeting Without Being Invited

Governor Nyesome Wike arrived the Board Of Trustees meeting of the opposing party People's Democratic Party on Thursday 5th August, 2021 in a pair of white short sleeve caftan with a red Igbo traditional cap. The Governor who looked agitated upon arrival had quickly signed the register and sat down ready to partake in the proceedings of the meeting.

  1 year ago ago
Governor Wike Arrives PDP BoT Meeting Without Being Invited

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Many States Will be Hurt as a Result of Wike's Move on VAT Collection

Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike, has thrown down the gauntlet to right a legalized wrong that has persisted for far too long. We may not agree with Wike's alleged impertinence on most issues, but we can't argue with his stance on who should collect value added tax, or VAT, from businesses based in Rivers state.

  1 year ago ago
Many States Will be Hurt as a Result of Wike's Move on VAT Collection

POLITICS

Southern Governors Meet In Port Harcourt

South South governors under the umbrella of the Southern Governors' Forum are currently meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.Rivers State governor, Nyesome Wike, who is hosting his counterparts in the state, was spotted welcoming Godwin Obaseki, the Edo State governor, who was the first participant to arrive at the Government House in Port Harcourt.

  1 year ago ago
Southern Governors Meet In Port Harcourt

POLITICS

Opinion: Why Wike's Presence At PDP BOT Meeting Should Be Condemned

The Presence of Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike at the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Board Of Trustees (BOT) Meeting should be condemned. It was gathered that Governor Wike stormed the PDP meeting on Thursday without invitation. It was also gathered that the national Chairman of the Party, Uche Secondus was addressing the members of Board of Trustees, when Governor Wike, entered the venue of the meeting.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Why Wike's Presence At PDP BOT Meeting Should Be Condemned

POLITICS

Fani-Kayode Replies Gov. Wike Over Comments Made About His Father

Femi Fani-Kayode, Nigerian former Minister of Aviation, has condemned Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike, and certain individuals for attributing his relevance in politics to the heroics of his late father, Remi Fani-Kayode, who was a former deputy premier of the Western Region of Nigeria.

  1 year ago ago
Fani-Kayode Replies Gov. Wike Over Comments Made About His Father

JUSTICE

Opinion: Lessons from VAT Saga

The recent judgment by a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt Rivers State over the remittance of Value Added Tax revenue to the States where such revenues are been generated instead of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has continue be the latest trend across the country with the exchange of words coming from the "redundant States" who could fall victim if it comes to be enforce.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Lessons from VAT Saga

SOCIETY

I Don't Know Whether It's A Sickness In The Police, Anywhere They Live Is Dirty - Nyesome Wike

Nyesome Wike, the governor of Rivers State, has lampooned the Nigerian Police over the disgusting state of most of their barracks, wondering if the habit was a sickness in the force as their environment is characteristically unkempt. Governor Wike disclosed this on Tuesday 28, 2021, while speaking at the police barracks SPU at Omagwa, Ikwerre Local Government Area, Rivers State.

  1 year ago ago
I Don't Know Whether It's A Sickness In The Police, Anywhere They Live Is Dirty - Nyesome Wike

POLITICS

OPINION: Wike's Allegation That APC Have Moles In PDP Is A Proof That PDP Might Lose 2023 Elections

Nyesome Wike, the governor of Rivers state recently alleged that the All Progressives Congress have planted moles in PDP, with the intentions of destabilizing the party ahead of 2023 general elections. Photo Credit- Ripples Nigeria. He made this revelation during an interview he had with Channels Television on Tuesday, accusing the ruling party of planting people in the PDP to ensure they are not working in unity as the 2023 elections draws closer.

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: Wike's Allegation That APC Have Moles In PDP Is A Proof That PDP Might Lose 2023 Elections

POLITICS

Southern Governors Speaks On 368 Grazing Sites Granted To Fulani Herders (Details)

Image credit: Alexander's News Southern governors have reacted angrily at Buhari's decision to grant 368 grazing sites to Fulani herders in the south. According to reports, they allegedly held a meeting to condemn the move Buhari made which covers the interest of Fulani herders without considering the interest of other Nigerians.

  1 year ago ago
Southern Governors Speaks On 368 Grazing Sites Granted To Fulani Herders (Details)