Nyesom Wike

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Nyesom Wike : “They have, unfortunately, turned it to a different thing. NDDC is a cash cow for politicians. In my own election, NDDC brought N10 billion cash to fight against me” External link

thesourceng Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “You cannot go to a state and begin to carry out projects without the permission of the state government, you don’t know what their plans are. You can’t come into my state to disturb my development plan, you must let me know,” External link

thesourceng Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “One of the things that made him the best governor, for fumigation of a state like Rivers state, we paid over N12 billion naira so that there would be no more mosquitoe. Today, mosquito is still biting me. He is not one of the best, he is the best. Who would have done all he did without being the best?” External link

thesourceng Friday, January 22, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Sokoto State ) : “What affects Sokoto State affects Rivers State. We are going to support the traders and the government of Sokoto State. We are donating the sum of N500million to support the traders and also support in building the market back part of which will go to bringing back the market” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 22, 2021 8:32:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Sokoto State ) : “What affects Sokoto State affects Rivers State. We are going to support the traders and the government of Sokoto State. We are donating the sum of N500million to support the traders and also support in building the market back part of which will go to bringing back the market” External link

dailypost Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike added : “An opposition party that ought to be united, to work, to take over the affairs of government because people are waiting for this opportunity; but the current leadership of NWC is not prepared for that. Rather, what they have done is to constitute some people to sow a seed of discord among governors for their own selfish interest. And that will boomerang; that will consume them” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “I do my own in public. What do you expect me to do? The Tribunal said he won. Why won’t I congratulate him? I do mine in public. I am not some PDP Governors who visit Buhari at night to pledge allegiance to him. I will never visit him. I will never pay allegiance to him. He is not my friend. Everybody knows he is not my friend. But, Buhari, congratulations” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “We thank the Service Chiefs for their efforts so far in the battle against the insurgents,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, January 15, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike added : “We also align with the concern of citizens that having seemingly reached their wit end, they should now give way for fresh hands and ideas to give the fight the impetus that it so strongly needs to ensure that Boko Haram and killer bandits are comprehensively defeated and smoked out of existence” External link

dailypost Friday, January 15, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike added : “We also align with the concern of citizens that having seemingly reached their wit end, they should now give way for fresh hands and ideas to give the fight the impetus that it so strongly needs to ensure that Boko Haram and killer bandits are comprehensively defeated and smoked out of existence” External link

dailypost Friday, January 15, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “I challenge any contractor in Rivers State; not one can say they are related to me in one way or the other. But in some states, family members are the contractors that is why they cannot name their contractors. Let them name it now. I am challenging them,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:46:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Government is about what you can bring to your people. It is not what you will put in your pocket. People of Ikwerre Local Government and Isiopko, ask your people what they have brought back home for the good of the town” External link

thesourceng Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “I challenge any contractor in Rivers State; not one can say they are related to me in one way or the other. But in some states, family members are the contractors that is why they cannot name their contractors. Let them name it now. I am challenging them,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Now that Nigerians have decided to change them, let them also handover to us as quickly as possible without any fight,” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “To our special Guest of Honour (Ndume), he should not be angry because we are taking over from them. When they came, we didn’t fight, they took over. Now, that Nigerians have decided to change them, let them also handover to us as quickly as possible without any fight” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Now that Nigerians have decided to change them, let them also handover to us as quickly as possible without any fight,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “To our special Guest of Honour (Ndume), he should not be angry because we are taking over from them. When they came, we didn’t fight, they took over. Now, that Nigerians have decided to change them, let them also handover to us as quickly as possible without any fight” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, January 6, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “When election comes in 2023, they will start another clean up. You people don’t even ask questions. Why is it a year to the election that Ogoni clean up will always commence? Now that there is no election are they doing clean up now? Watch from next year they will start clean up,” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, January 6, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “When election comes in 2023, they will start another clean up. You people don’t even ask questions. Why is it a year to the election that Ogoni clean up will always commence? Now that there is no election are they doing clean up now? Watch from next year they will start clean up,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, January 5, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike : “The committee set up by the PDP on the illegal emergence of Ndudi Elumelu is the most corrupt committee ever set up by the party. We thank our worthy son, Austin Opara, for withdrawing from the committee, so that he is entangled in the illegal activities of the tainted committee” External link

thesourceng Monday, January 4, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Lavsavanfangiin BOLD ) : “The PDP ought to have harvested from the inefficiency of the APC, from the maladministration of the APC. Ordinarily, that is what the opposition party ought to do. If you ask me, are Nigerians waiting for a change? Yes. If you ask me as a member of PDP, am I ready to support PDP to take over? Yes! But, if you ask me currently as it is, is the leadership of the party willing for us to harvest this opportunity for a change? I will say No!” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Nobody wanted their families to be banned from travel to the US, UK, or the EU. So they behaved themselves” “The ban had an influence on the outcome of the elections” External link

thesourceng Sunday, January 3, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Mr. President has by this remarkable and heartwarming gesture shown not only your love for the government and people of Rivers State, but also demonstrated expressively that you are, indeed, a President for every State of the Federation and all Nigerians,” External link

thesourceng Friday, January 1, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “I wish to, therefore, appeal to Mr. President to kindly oblige us with a state visit when invited, to see what we have accomplished for the state and our people with the money,” External link

thesourceng Friday, January 1, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : "I have allowed the church to be worshipping with this number because I am a Christian. But I can tell you before the end of the year so many stringent measures will be taken, we are going to shut down," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 31, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike declared : “In the same vein, I hereby, in exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 281 (4) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, as amended, appoint the Honourable Justice Christy Gabriel-Nwankwo, as the Acting President of the Rivers State Customary Court of Appeal following the indefinite suspension by the National Judicial Council (NJC) of the holder of that office. Justice Gabriel Nwankwo also be sworn in on Monday 1st June 2015.” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike ( about Adams Oshiomhole ) : “It’s unfortunate that Oshiomhole will use that word to say a tortoise challenging an antelope, in describing me. It’s like saying in a country where Chimpanzee can be anything. How can Oshiomhole compare himself to me? ” External link

thesourceng Monday, December 28, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike warned : “Rivers State is not like Edo state where you bring down a sitting Governor because he wants to install another Governor. It depends on the people of Edo State to allow that, but for Rivers State, we will not allow anybody who wants to be a godfather” External link

thesourceng Monday, December 28, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Lavsavanfangiin BOLD ) : “Nigerians gave power to the APC. Therefore; they must own up that they have failed Nigerians,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, December 23, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike added ( about Borno State ) : “This is the period every Nigerian should be concerned about what is happening. Just this morning (Friday), I heard that 16 people were killed on Abuja-Kaduna road yesterday. Look at the loss of life in Borno State. Senate has said look, Mr President, relief all Service Chiefs, which means they are concerned about the security situation in the country” External link

tribuneonlineng Saturday, December 12, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike warned : “An opposition party that ought to be united, to work, to take over the affairs of government, because people are waiting for this opportunity, but the current leadership of NWC is not prepared for that, rather, what they have done is to constitute some people to sow a seed of discord among governors for their own selfish interest. And that will boomerang; that will consume them,” External link

tribuneonlineng Saturday, December 12, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “There is insecurity. People are dying. You don’t go by a legal approach to solve that problem. If Mr. President had given the assurance, saying my integrity is at stake, therefore I will go, that decision was not taken without talking first to his inner cabinet,” External link

dailypost Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike described ( about Samuel Ortom ) : “Today, in this country there is total insecurity and then people are telling you Ortom is moving. To where he nearly died? Who digs his grave? Does any man dig his grave? God brought him out of the wilderness. When he was longing, seeking for shelter and water to drink and God provided him a platform. And after he had suffered and brought his people back from the wilderness, then some people are coming to say he is coming backing. Coming back to where” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, December 9, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike concluded : “I have been to Benue before. But what I have seen today is unprecedented. I keep asking him if it was from the sale of yam that he is doing this. You are a Governor who relates well with his people. Our relationship will not end because it has been long standing,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike concluded : “I have been to Benue before. But what I have seen today is unprecedented. I keep asking him if it was from the sale of yam that he is doing this. You are a Governor who relates well with his people. Our relationship will not end because it has been long standing,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “The primary responsibility of every government is to make sure that life and property are being protected. When that is lost, then there is nothing like governance again” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, December 8, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “the budget will be funded from Statutory Allocation, 13 per cent Oil Mineral Fund, internally generated revenue, Value Added Tax, refunds for federal projects and excess crude oil deductions, domestic and foreign credit as well as grants from our development partners” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “When I asked the Chief of Staff: ‘where is my minister?’ He was also shocked because he knew that the minister was at the airport with them,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, November 27, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “When I told the Chief of Staff, where is my own Minister, he was also shocked, because he knew that the Minister was at the airport with them,” External link

dailypost Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike announced ( about Anglical Church ) : “As part of measures to tackle this menace, therefore, Government has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market with effect from Monday 23rd November 2020,” External link

tribuneonlineng Monday, November 23, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Dave Umahi ) : “Umahi was livid because he wanted to produce or he wanted to be Vice President. You don’t choose who would be the Vice Presidential candidate of anybody. Umahi was livid. What disturbs me, why do you think that if anything comes to the South-East it must be you. Why do you think so?” External link

dailypost Friday, November 20, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Why do you think that if anything comes to Southeast it must be you? Why do you think so?” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, November 20, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “But that does not mean that because you want to blackmail your party and tell lies to the people you are leaving the party because of the injustice meted against the South-East; that is not correct,” External link

saharareporters Friday, November 20, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about David Umahi ) : “You don’t choose who would be the Vice-Presidential candidate of anybody. Umahi was livid. What disturbs me, why do you think that if anything comes to South-East it must be you? Why do you think so?” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about David Umahi ) : “You don’t choose who would be the vice-presidential candidate of anybody. Umahi was livid. What disturbs me is why do you think that if anything comes to South-East it must be you? Why do you think so?” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike noted : “But that does not mean that because you want to blackmail your party, and tell lies to the people you are leaving the party because of the injustice meted against the South-East; that is not correct,” External link

premiumtimesng Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “My problem with our party is that when you speak the truth, they will want to crucify you. I have raised this issue several times,” External link

dailypost Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Dave Umahi ) : “Umahi cannot threaten me, he knows me too well. When the case of Edo State came up I stood firm and said we cannot go this way, if we go this way we will destroy our party and are bound to lose elections,” External link

dailypost Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Dave Umahi ) : ”My friend, Umahi, wants to be president. There is no problem about that,” “You have a right to be president. Nobody can stop you. You are educated. You have been a governor for two terms, so you are qualified to say I want to be president of Nigeria,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “They have nothing for Nigerians. It is unfortunate that there was a conspiracy to remove a Niger Delta person as President,” External link

dailypost Friday, November 13, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike disclosed : “Since they started the Bonny-Bodo road, they haven’t finished it and haven’t released their counterpart funding. LNG has decided to build the road on their own and deduct the cost from their tax” External link

dailypost Friday, November 13, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “See the policemen they killed and burnt them and then you said people will sit and fold their arms,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike : “They have, unfortunately, turned it to a different thing. NDDC is a cash cow for politicians. In my own election, NDDC brought N10 billion cash to fight against me” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “You cannot go to a state and begin to carry out projects without the permission of the state government, you don’t know what their plans are. You can’t come into my state to disturb my development plan, you must let me know,” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike added : “I will not support criminality. I won’t because the soldiers don’t like me, then you go and kill them. And then, I will come out and clap and say thank you for killing the soldiers. Thank you for killing the police” External link

leadership Wednesday, November 4, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike clarifies : “So, it’s not true that I ordered the military to kill Igbo in Oyigbo. When did I become a friend to the military? What about the Igbo living elsewhere in the state, are they also being killed? I have no relationship with the Army or the Police, I do not command them. They change Commissioner of Police every time. How will I begin to direct the Army that I do not give instruction?” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT



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Rochas Okorocha said ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “Governor Wike, this is my hand of friendship. Let us bring like-minds and all the great people of Nigeria and those that are complaining let us make this nation greater,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:26:00 AM EAT

Rochas Okorocha said ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “Governor Wike, this is my hand of friendship. Let us bring like-minds and all the great people of Nigeria and those that are complaining let us make this nation greater,” External link

dailypost Monday, January 11, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ralph Uwazuruike asked ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “Is Wike the only Governor in Nigeria” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, December 1, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

David Umahi added ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “Wike must know that a lot of governors in the PDP are very sad with him,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:44:00 AM EAT

David Umahi added ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “Wike must know that a lot of governors in the PDP are very sad with him,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Chukwuemeka Eze said ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “I salute his rising political profile which has earned the state the unemployment capital of Nigeria; I thank him for instigating the menace of insecurity and endangering the lives of Rivers people who now sleep with their two eyes widely opened in the midst of his rising political profile; with Pensioners not receiving their pensions, civil servants begging to be paid their salaries and Rivers youths have been denied their due and their futures stocked in limbo, yet, Wike brags about his rising political profile. One wonders where his profile is rising to” External link

dailypost Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

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Nyesom Wike

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Nyesom Wike : “They have, unfortunately, turned it to a different thing. NDDC is a cash cow for politicians. In my own election, NDDC brought N10 billion cash to fight against me” External link

thesourceng Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “You cannot go to a state and begin to carry out projects without the permission of the state government, you don’t know what their plans are. You can’t come into my state to disturb my development plan, you must let me know,” External link

thesourceng Saturday, January 23, 2021 9:33:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “One of the things that made him the best governor, for fumigation of a state like Rivers state, we paid over N12 billion naira so that there would be no more mosquitoe. Today, mosquito is still biting me. He is not one of the best, he is the best. Who would have done all he did without being the best?” External link

thesourceng Friday, January 22, 2021 9:29:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Sokoto State ) : “What affects Sokoto State affects Rivers State. We are going to support the traders and the government of Sokoto State. We are donating the sum of N500million to support the traders and also support in building the market back part of which will go to bringing back the market” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 22, 2021 8:32:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Sokoto State ) : “What affects Sokoto State affects Rivers State. We are going to support the traders and the government of Sokoto State. We are donating the sum of N500million to support the traders and also support in building the market back part of which will go to bringing back the market” External link

dailypost Thursday, January 21, 2021 11:33:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike added : “An opposition party that ought to be united, to work, to take over the affairs of government because people are waiting for this opportunity; but the current leadership of NWC is not prepared for that. Rather, what they have done is to constitute some people to sow a seed of discord among governors for their own selfish interest. And that will boomerang; that will consume them” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, January 19, 2021 4:23:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Muhammadu Buhari ) : “I do my own in public. What do you expect me to do? The Tribunal said he won. Why won’t I congratulate him? I do mine in public. I am not some PDP Governors who visit Buhari at night to pledge allegiance to him. I will never visit him. I will never pay allegiance to him. He is not my friend. Everybody knows he is not my friend. But, Buhari, congratulations” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, January 19, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “We thank the Service Chiefs for their efforts so far in the battle against the insurgents,” External link

vanguardngr Friday, January 15, 2021 11:38:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike added : “We also align with the concern of citizens that having seemingly reached their wit end, they should now give way for fresh hands and ideas to give the fight the impetus that it so strongly needs to ensure that Boko Haram and killer bandits are comprehensively defeated and smoked out of existence” External link

dailypost Friday, January 15, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike added : “We also align with the concern of citizens that having seemingly reached their wit end, they should now give way for fresh hands and ideas to give the fight the impetus that it so strongly needs to ensure that Boko Haram and killer bandits are comprehensively defeated and smoked out of existence” External link

dailypost Friday, January 15, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “I challenge any contractor in Rivers State; not one can say they are related to me in one way or the other. But in some states, family members are the contractors that is why they cannot name their contractors. Let them name it now. I am challenging them,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:46:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Government is about what you can bring to your people. It is not what you will put in your pocket. People of Ikwerre Local Government and Isiopko, ask your people what they have brought back home for the good of the town” External link

thesourceng Thursday, January 14, 2021 11:33:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “I challenge any contractor in Rivers State; not one can say they are related to me in one way or the other. But in some states, family members are the contractors that is why they cannot name their contractors. Let them name it now. I am challenging them,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Now that Nigerians have decided to change them, let them also handover to us as quickly as possible without any fight,” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “To our special Guest of Honour (Ndume), he should not be angry because we are taking over from them. When they came, we didn’t fight, they took over. Now, that Nigerians have decided to change them, let them also handover to us as quickly as possible without any fight” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Now that Nigerians have decided to change them, let them also handover to us as quickly as possible without any fight,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, January 6, 2021 8:25:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “To our special Guest of Honour (Ndume), he should not be angry because we are taking over from them. When they came, we didn’t fight, they took over. Now, that Nigerians have decided to change them, let them also handover to us as quickly as possible without any fight” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, January 6, 2021 7:48:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “When election comes in 2023, they will start another clean up. You people don’t even ask questions. Why is it a year to the election that Ogoni clean up will always commence? Now that there is no election are they doing clean up now? Watch from next year they will start clean up,” External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, January 6, 2021 3:08:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “When election comes in 2023, they will start another clean up. You people don’t even ask questions. Why is it a year to the election that Ogoni clean up will always commence? Now that there is no election are they doing clean up now? Watch from next year they will start clean up,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, January 5, 2021 10:07:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike : “The committee set up by the PDP on the illegal emergence of Ndudi Elumelu is the most corrupt committee ever set up by the party. We thank our worthy son, Austin Opara, for withdrawing from the committee, so that he is entangled in the illegal activities of the tainted committee” External link

thesourceng Monday, January 4, 2021 12:36:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Lavsavanfangiin BOLD ) : “The PDP ought to have harvested from the inefficiency of the APC, from the maladministration of the APC. Ordinarily, that is what the opposition party ought to do. If you ask me, are Nigerians waiting for a change? Yes. If you ask me as a member of PDP, am I ready to support PDP to take over? Yes! But, if you ask me currently as it is, is the leadership of the party willing for us to harvest this opportunity for a change? I will say No!” External link

tribuneonlineng Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Nobody wanted their families to be banned from travel to the US, UK, or the EU. So they behaved themselves” “The ban had an influence on the outcome of the elections” External link

thesourceng Sunday, January 3, 2021 2:01:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Mr. President has by this remarkable and heartwarming gesture shown not only your love for the government and people of Rivers State, but also demonstrated expressively that you are, indeed, a President for every State of the Federation and all Nigerians,” External link

thesourceng Friday, January 1, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “I wish to, therefore, appeal to Mr. President to kindly oblige us with a state visit when invited, to see what we have accomplished for the state and our people with the money,” External link

thesourceng Friday, January 1, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : "I have allowed the church to be worshipping with this number because I am a Christian. But I can tell you before the end of the year so many stringent measures will be taken, we are going to shut down," External link

allafrica Thursday, December 31, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike declared : “In the same vein, I hereby, in exercise of the powers conferred upon me by section 281 (4) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, as amended, appoint the Honourable Justice Christy Gabriel-Nwankwo, as the Acting President of the Rivers State Customary Court of Appeal following the indefinite suspension by the National Judicial Council (NJC) of the holder of that office. Justice Gabriel Nwankwo also be sworn in on Monday 1st June 2015.” External link

thenationonlineng Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:15:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike ( about Adams Oshiomhole ) : “It’s unfortunate that Oshiomhole will use that word to say a tortoise challenging an antelope, in describing me. It’s like saying in a country where Chimpanzee can be anything. How can Oshiomhole compare himself to me? ” External link

thesourceng Monday, December 28, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike warned : “Rivers State is not like Edo state where you bring down a sitting Governor because he wants to install another Governor. It depends on the people of Edo State to allow that, but for Rivers State, we will not allow anybody who wants to be a godfather” External link

thesourceng Monday, December 28, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Lavsavanfangiin BOLD ) : “Nigerians gave power to the APC. Therefore; they must own up that they have failed Nigerians,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, December 23, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike added ( about Borno State ) : “This is the period every Nigerian should be concerned about what is happening. Just this morning (Friday), I heard that 16 people were killed on Abuja-Kaduna road yesterday. Look at the loss of life in Borno State. Senate has said look, Mr President, relief all Service Chiefs, which means they are concerned about the security situation in the country” External link

tribuneonlineng Saturday, December 12, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike warned : “An opposition party that ought to be united, to work, to take over the affairs of government, because people are waiting for this opportunity, but the current leadership of NWC is not prepared for that, rather, what they have done is to constitute some people to sow a seed of discord among governors for their own selfish interest. And that will boomerang; that will consume them,” External link

tribuneonlineng Saturday, December 12, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “There is insecurity. People are dying. You don’t go by a legal approach to solve that problem. If Mr. President had given the assurance, saying my integrity is at stake, therefore I will go, that decision was not taken without talking first to his inner cabinet,” External link

dailypost Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike described ( about Samuel Ortom ) : “Today, in this country there is total insecurity and then people are telling you Ortom is moving. To where he nearly died? Who digs his grave? Does any man dig his grave? God brought him out of the wilderness. When he was longing, seeking for shelter and water to drink and God provided him a platform. And after he had suffered and brought his people back from the wilderness, then some people are coming to say he is coming backing. Coming back to where” External link

authorityngr Wednesday, December 9, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike concluded : “I have been to Benue before. But what I have seen today is unprecedented. I keep asking him if it was from the sale of yam that he is doing this. You are a Governor who relates well with his people. Our relationship will not end because it has been long standing,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike concluded : “I have been to Benue before. But what I have seen today is unprecedented. I keep asking him if it was from the sale of yam that he is doing this. You are a Governor who relates well with his people. Our relationship will not end because it has been long standing,” External link

dailytrust Tuesday, December 8, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “The primary responsibility of every government is to make sure that life and property are being protected. When that is lost, then there is nothing like governance again” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, December 8, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “the budget will be funded from Statutory Allocation, 13 per cent Oil Mineral Fund, internally generated revenue, Value Added Tax, refunds for federal projects and excess crude oil deductions, domestic and foreign credit as well as grants from our development partners” External link

vanguardngr Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:24:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “When I asked the Chief of Staff: ‘where is my minister?’ He was also shocked because he knew that the minister was at the airport with them,” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, November 27, 2020 7:19:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “When I told the Chief of Staff, where is my own Minister, he was also shocked, because he knew that the Minister was at the airport with them,” External link

dailypost Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike announced ( about Anglical Church ) : “As part of measures to tackle this menace, therefore, Government has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market with effect from Monday 23rd November 2020,” External link

tribuneonlineng Monday, November 23, 2020 1:05:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Dave Umahi ) : “Umahi was livid because he wanted to produce or he wanted to be Vice President. You don’t choose who would be the Vice Presidential candidate of anybody. Umahi was livid. What disturbs me, why do you think that if anything comes to the South-East it must be you. Why do you think so?” External link

dailypost Friday, November 20, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “Why do you think that if anything comes to Southeast it must be you? Why do you think so?” External link

thenationonlineng Friday, November 20, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “But that does not mean that because you want to blackmail your party and tell lies to the people you are leaving the party because of the injustice meted against the South-East; that is not correct,” External link

saharareporters Friday, November 20, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about David Umahi ) : “You don’t choose who would be the Vice-Presidential candidate of anybody. Umahi was livid. What disturbs me, why do you think that if anything comes to South-East it must be you? Why do you think so?” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about David Umahi ) : “You don’t choose who would be the vice-presidential candidate of anybody. Umahi was livid. What disturbs me is why do you think that if anything comes to South-East it must be you? Why do you think so?” External link

thenationonlineng Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:24:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike noted : “But that does not mean that because you want to blackmail your party, and tell lies to the people you are leaving the party because of the injustice meted against the South-East; that is not correct,” External link

premiumtimesng Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:38:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “My problem with our party is that when you speak the truth, they will want to crucify you. I have raised this issue several times,” External link

dailypost Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Dave Umahi ) : “Umahi cannot threaten me, he knows me too well. When the case of Edo State came up I stood firm and said we cannot go this way, if we go this way we will destroy our party and are bound to lose elections,” External link

dailypost Thursday, November 19, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said ( about Dave Umahi ) : ”My friend, Umahi, wants to be president. There is no problem about that,” “You have a right to be president. Nobody can stop you. You are educated. You have been a governor for two terms, so you are qualified to say I want to be president of Nigeria,” External link

premiumtimesng Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “They have nothing for Nigerians. It is unfortunate that there was a conspiracy to remove a Niger Delta person as President,” External link

dailypost Friday, November 13, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike disclosed : “Since they started the Bonny-Bodo road, they haven’t finished it and haven’t released their counterpart funding. LNG has decided to build the road on their own and deduct the cost from their tax” External link

dailypost Friday, November 13, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “See the policemen they killed and burnt them and then you said people will sit and fold their arms,” External link

thenationonlineng Wednesday, November 4, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike : “They have, unfortunately, turned it to a different thing. NDDC is a cash cow for politicians. In my own election, NDDC brought N10 billion cash to fight against me” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike said : “You cannot go to a state and begin to carry out projects without the permission of the state government, you don’t know what their plans are. You can’t come into my state to disturb my development plan, you must let me know,” External link

thesourceng Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike added : “I will not support criminality. I won’t because the soldiers don’t like me, then you go and kill them. And then, I will come out and clap and say thank you for killing the soldiers. Thank you for killing the police” External link

leadership Wednesday, November 4, 2020 1:06:00 PM EAT

Nyesom Wike clarifies : “So, it’s not true that I ordered the military to kill Igbo in Oyigbo. When did I become a friend to the military? What about the Igbo living elsewhere in the state, are they also being killed? I have no relationship with the Army or the Police, I do not command them. They change Commissioner of Police every time. How will I begin to direct the Army that I do not give instruction?” External link

vanguardngr Wednesday, November 4, 2020 8:06:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor67.31%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
chief8.16%EN12/12/201712/12/2017
barrister0.78%EN12/06/201706/12/2017
gov.12.67%EN11/14/201714/11/2017
Chief2.79%EN11/13/201713/11/2017
governor of rivers0.49%EN10/09/201709/10/2017
minister0.37%EN07/17/201717/07/2017
successor0.21%EN06/20/201720/06/2017
education minister0.16%EN05/04/201704/05/2017
gov1.03%EN04/26/201726/04/2017
chairman0.12%EN01/16/201716/01/2017
lawyer0.62%EN01/12/201712/01/2017
chief of staff0.04%EN01/09/201709/01/2017
education chief0.08%EN12/23/201623/12/2016
minister of education3.81%EN12/22/201622/12/2016
caretaker committee chairman0.04%EN12/14/201614/12/2016
king0.04%EN12/09/201609/12/2016
governor of delta0.16%EN11/04/201604/11/2016
colleague0.04%EN11/02/201602/11/2016
accused0.04%EN10/05/201605/10/2016
candidate0.37%EN10/04/201604/10/2016
committee chairman0.04%EN08/18/201618/08/2016
gouverneur0.04%FR08/04/201604/08/2016
sheriff0.04%EN06/19/201619/06/2016
prince0.04%EN06/19/201619/06/2016
minister for education0.12%EN02/07/201407/02/2014
acting minister of education0.33%EN12/17/201317/12/2013
nominee0.04%EN07/13/201113/07/2011
Names Lang Count
Nyesom WikeEN99.85%
Nyesom WikeFR0.11%
Nyesom WikeSA0.04%


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Rochas Okorocha said ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “Governor Wike, this is my hand of friendship. Let us bring like-minds and all the great people of Nigeria and those that are complaining let us make this nation greater,” External link

peoplesdaily-online Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:26:00 AM EAT

Rochas Okorocha said ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “Governor Wike, this is my hand of friendship. Let us bring like-minds and all the great people of Nigeria and those that are complaining let us make this nation greater,” External link

dailypost Monday, January 11, 2021 9:09:00 PM EAT

Ralph Uwazuruike asked ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “Is Wike the only Governor in Nigeria” External link

thesourceng Tuesday, December 1, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

David Umahi added ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “Wike must know that a lot of governors in the PDP are very sad with him,” External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 19, 2020 3:44:00 AM EAT

David Umahi added ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “Wike must know that a lot of governors in the PDP are very sad with him,” External link

dailypost Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:38:00 PM EAT

Chukwuemeka Eze said ( about Nyesom Wike ) : “I salute his rising political profile which has earned the state the unemployment capital of Nigeria; I thank him for instigating the menace of insecurity and endangering the lives of Rivers people who now sleep with their two eyes widely opened in the midst of his rising political profile; with Pensioners not receiving their pensions, civil servants begging to be paid their salaries and Rivers youths have been denied their due and their futures stocked in limbo, yet, Wike brags about his rising political profile. One wonders where his profile is rising to” External link

dailypost Wednesday, November 4, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT