Wike: We Are Not at War with FG over Tax Collection Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, said at the weekend that the state was not at war with the federal government or any of its agencies. The clarification followed insinuations in some quarters about hostility between the two tiers of government in the wake of the legal dispute over who is authorised to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) in the state.
The widow of Joe Blankson has revealed the experiences that made her and her children flee from Port-Harcourt. Mercy Blankson's husband, Joe Blankson, drowned in July 2018 after saving 13 passengers in a boat mishap along the Abonema/Bakana waterway in Rivers State. You may recall the story of Joe Blankson, the man who recently received a posthumous award from President Muhammadu Buhari on the 30th of September.
Ahead of the 2023 General Elections, There are indications that the PDP Presidential Candidate may emerge from the North due to the Presence of Political Heavyweights in the North. If this eventually happens, the Southern Region 'll definitely produce the Party's Vice-president Candidate. There are Three High-Profile Politicians from South to watch out as the likely 2023 Vice-presidential Candidate of the PDP.
The 2023 governorship in Rivers State is less than two years, influential political players who want to take over the baton of leadership from Governor Nyesom Wike are already working underground to achieve their goals. Some influential politicians in the major political parties in the State have already been tipped to emerge as the next Governor of the state.
The PDP won't conduct any primary election for the vice presidential slot. Most of the time, the presidential candidate singlehandedly chooses the running mate. But while the 2023 presidential election is approaching, there are two politicians who may be considered for the vice presidential slot.
It is no more news that the Former Governor of Rivers State, Governor Rotimi and Senator Magnus Abe are not in good terms with each other in the State. The rift between the two Leaders has led to serious crisis in the Party. It should be recalled that the supremacy battle between the two Leaders of the Party, Started in 2018, when Senator Abe aspired to succeed Amaechi as Governor of the state but Amaechi, declined Abe and supported his anointed Candidate Dakuku Peterside, instead of supporting Abe.
As part of efforts to ensure more women are included into the political struggle in the country, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has sworn-in Dame Anengi Barasua, as the first female Executive Chairman of Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers State. Photo credit: The Champion Newspaper
The coast is getting clear for the main opposition Party, PDP Ahead of the 2023 Polls. It should be recalled that the Party, is set to conduct her National Convention by October, 30th and 31st. However, the Governor of Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike should be appreciated for what he has done for the Progress of the Party.
Bayelsa State is a state in the southern part of Nigeria at the core heart of the Niger Delta region, between Delta State and Rivers State. Its capital is Yenagoa. The language spoken here is Ijaw language as well as Igbo Language in some localities like Ogbia area etc); however, like the rest of Nigeria, English is the official language.
The Governor of Rivers state, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has reportedly made some serious allegations against the Federal Government, while claiming the nation was badly governed. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike The Governor who made these accusations during the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, in Port Harcourt alleged that the Federal Government is currently using the devious approach of tagging opposition voices as security risks, while using the Immigration Authority to seize their passports without any prior court order.
Rivers not at war with FG over tax collection-Gov. Wike PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State has said that the state is not at war with Nigera or any of its components over the dispute on the authority to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) as being insinuated in some quarters.
The founder and General Overseer of Omega Power Ministries (OPM), Apostle Chibuzor Gift Chibyere has urged his members to stop criticizing the founder and senior Pastor of Salvation Ministries Church, Pastor David Ibiyeomie. He made the appeal through the message shared on his social media page.
No doubt, Rivers State Governor, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, is one of the prominent members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that is being, hopefully, considered to bear the presidential flag of the party in 2023. Photo: Nyesom Wike, culled from the Nation
PDP crisis deepens, Secondus pursues suit as party plans convention PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers There is anxiety in the rank of the Peoples Democratic Party as the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, is set to hear the appeal filed by the suspended National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, today (Tuesday).
President Muhammadu Buhari, received delegates from Ogoni, on Friday 22nd October, 2021 consisting of the President of the Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers, His Majesty King Godwin N.K. Gini was. at Aso Rock to discuss issues pertaining to the growth, peace and development of the region.
Legislative leader of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has encouraged Nigerian attorneys to participate in legal activism as an intentional measure to tending to the sluggish regulation of equity, and endeavors to smother the freedoms of the populace. The lead representative gave the charge on Monday at the 61st Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Conference in Port Harcourt.
My name is Oluchi Madubuike, and I spent the majority of my elementary school years at Cita International Private School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. When I was in fourth grade, I transferred to the British American Academy in Oman, Middle East. I later returned to Nigeria and finished JSS3 to SS3 at Charles Day Memorial International School in Port Harcourt.
The Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike stated in a public lecture that the state is not fighting the Federal Government or any of its agencies over the collection of Value Added Tax as been insinuated in some quarters at Rivers State. On Sunday At Abuja, to mark the 60th birthday of Mr. Ahmed Raji, (SAN) in a public lecture titled, "Taxing Powers in a Federal System”, Governor Wike disclose that the state was only trying to pursue what was right and legitimate within the ambits of the constitution.
Fresh facts arising from the explosion site of an illegal refinery in Rumuekpe, Emoha Local Government Area, Rivers State, have indicated that over 25 persons died in the incident. It was gathered that many of the victims involved in the act were burnt beyond recognition and the community was in a state of shock and was afraid that more people with high degrees of injuries might not survive the blast.
PDP crisis deepens, Secondus pursues suit as party plans convention There is anxiety in the rank of the Peoples Democratic Party as the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, is set to hear the appeal filed by the suspended National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, today (Tuesday).