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Wike turns a ‘new bride’ as Kwankwaso also visits him for support

The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) Rabiu Kwankwaso has also paid a private visit to Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike. The meeting was  held on Friday at the Governor’s Port Harcourt country home, It was learnt that the former Governor of Kano came with some delegations and held crucial discussions with Wike behind closed doors. Politico.ng gathered ...

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PDP jittery over Wike’s alleged romance with APC and LP chieftains

There is fear in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the romance of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Labour Party (LP). Wike’s hope to become the running mate of the PDP’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, was dashed on June 16 when the latter picked Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa against the ...

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Peter Obi explains reasons why he visited Wike

The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has explained why he paid a visit to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. It will be recalled that former Governor of Anambra State the Governor of Rivers at his private residence in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. It should be noted that Governor Wike was part of the major presidential ...

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Wike talks too much, insulted a lot of people- Babangida

Ex-Niger Governor Babangida Aliyu has thrown more light on why the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar did not pick Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike as his running mate. According to him, Wike “insulted his way to power”. He said: “You do not go around choosing people that will not compliment you. “You choose people who will ...

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Nothing will make me dump PDP for APC- Wike

Rivers State Govermor,  Nyesom Wike, has denied he will leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Wike, in a statement signed by his media aide, Kelvin Ebiri, was reacting to a viral video which claimed the governor was threatening to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement released on Wednesday night, Ebiri insisted the video was intended ...

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Atiku’s Running Mate: Wike allegedly bribes PDP panel with N2.1 billion

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has reportedly beaten Ifeanyi Okowa, his Delta state counterpart in the contest to emerge as the running mate to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar. According to Saharareporters, Wike allegedly bribed the PDP panel members and some members of the National Working Committee of the party with $5 million (N2.1 billion ...

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Wike is an enemy of Islam, don’t use him as running mate- MURIC warns Atiku

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has warned the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, against picking the governor of Rivers State, Nyesome Wike, as his running mate. According to MURIC, the Rivers State Governor is allegedly one of the bigoted Christian governors who had been blacklisted by Nigerian Muslims. The Islamic organisation shared this view ...

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Wike moves against Amaechi and Cole, orders Attorney-General to prosecute them

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has ordered the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice to commence prosecutions of the former Rivers State governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi and governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the state Tonye Cole, Sahara Energy and others over the sale of state assets. Gov. Wike gave the directive on Friday during the swearing-in of ...

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PDP Primaries: How gov Wike was technically robbed- Former APC Chairman

A former top chieftain of the All Progressive Congress APC in Rivers a former Chairman of the party in the state, Igo Aguma said that Governor Nyesom Wike was technically rigged out of the presidential primaries of the Peoples Democratic party He made this statement  during an interview in Port Harcourt on Thursday. Aguma, who is now a member of the ...

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Again, Atiku and Wike meet to discuss on presidential running mate

Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike, again,met with ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar and 2023 hopeful on Wednesday. It will be recalled that  defeated Wike and others to get clinch the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket last Saturday. It will also be recalled that on  Monday, the Wazirin Adamawa visited his opponents in Abuja and urged them to support him. The Wednesday ...

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