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8 months after, FG yet to locate any new oil, gas investment in S-South, S-East

In its August 2017 meeting hosted by the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, the South South/South East Governors Forum called for location of investment in the oil and gas sector in the regions.  in unison, all the state chief executives asked the Federal Government to discourage the granting of licences for oil and gas related investment to be sited ...

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Can N20m for Ogoniland clean-up in 2018 budget amount to working hard by FG?

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Further analysis of the recently presented 2018 Appropriation Act to the National Assembly has suggested that the federal government, like Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike puts it, is not serious with cleaning up of Ogoniland. This stemmed from the discovery that the Federal Government has budgeted only N20, 226, 000 for Ogoni land clean up support in 2018 appropriation bill, ...

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Buhari-led administration foot-dragging Ogoniland cleanup—wike

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Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari administration of foot-dragging the cleanup of Ogoniland. In his remarks after the Senate Committee visit of the sites, he noted that failure by the Federal Government to commence the exercise, 17 months after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo flagged it off, indicated lack of seriousness. Wike made it clear before the ...

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Breaking: Amaechi’s security details knock down Wike’s escort rider, cork guns

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Contrary to some media reports that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike escaped assassination today, Saturday, November 11, 2017, what can best be described as endless rivalry between the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Governor of Rivers State played out at Nwanja junction, Trans Amadi area in the Rivers State capital. Eyewitnesses said trouble started when Amaechi’s convoy sensing that ...

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Wike seals fresh deal to deliver 2,000 housing units in PH Airport City

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has stepped up the activities of the Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority (GPHCDA) in housing delivery by signing a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) agreement with Masta Services Company Limited to construct 2,000 residential houses in the proposed PH Airport City. First phase of the scheme is planned to deliver 500 units each, comprising of detached ...

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Airports, seaports in S’East, S’South officially neglected–SESSGF

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The leadership of emerging strong bloc in the comity of governors’ groups in Nigeria, the South East-South South Governors Forum (SESSGF) has revealed that all the airports and seaports in the 11 members are neglected by the federal government and not reasonably functional. This was part of the address read by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike in his remarks ...

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Maritime stakeholders want Peterside to face NIMASA, leave Rivers politics alone

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In view of the observed random involvement especially in regularly challenging the Governor of Rivers State on policy issues while still serving as the Director General of a critical agency of the federal government, stakeholders have advised the Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, to chose between resigning and going back to his state ...

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