The measure followed a letter from Governor Nyesom Wike to the House requesting the ban on services of middlemen or contractors in matters pertaining to government revenue collection.
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On June 5, Wike committed the amount during the unveiling of construction of two hostel blocks and a 1,500-seat auditorium in the law school.
Emefiele made the call in Port-Harcourt on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the launch of the Rivers Cassava Processing Company Limited, which is designed to support improved production and processing of cassava into high quality flour in Rivers State.
The governor said NIMASA’s plan for sustainable use of Nigeria’s abundant maritime resources was in line with the country’s economic diversification drive.
Wike who presided over an emergency meeting of the Security Council at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Saturday, condemned the attacks by unidentified armed assailants on some police formations on Friday night.
At the Elimgbu Police Station, three policemen were feared killed, while two were feared killed at the Divisional Police Headquarters in Rumuji.
The call was contained in a statement issued by IPMAN’s state Chairman, Joseph Obele, and made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Port Harcourt.
Governor Nyesom Wike, in a statewide broadcast, said the decision to impose the on the entire State was taken after an exhaustive deliberation by the State Security Council at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Thursday.
Wike made the call when Uchechukwu Ogah, the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House in Port Harcourt.
He said he is too sure political forces will come after him because of his strong views on issues.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that armed Police personnel mounted roadblocks at Mile 3, UST Roundabout Police Station and other strategic points in the Port Harcourt metropolis as early as 8am on election day.
Wike spoke on Wednesday shortly after the state government signed contracts for the Trans-Kalabari Road project phase one, and the Saakpenwa-Bori-Kono Road project phase two at the Government House, Port Harcourt.
The governor in a terse statement by his Special Assistant, Media, Kelvin Ebiri, directed the sacked commissioner to submit government’s documents and property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary in the ministry.
Grammy award-winning musician, Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy, arrived at his home town, Rivers State on Saturday, March 27, to attend his homecoming concert for winning the top international award.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the artiste, whose real name is Damini Ogulu, visited Wike in company of his parents, Mr. and Mrs, Samuel Ogulu, and his management team.
Wike also said ahead of the resumption of international flights at the Port Harcourt Airport, the government would dissolve the tribunal set up to prosecute violators of COVID-19 protocol if federal authorities tried to influence the outcome of cases.
But Wike, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, told the Emir that he was not in support of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)’s endorsement of Federal Government’s fresh withdrawal of funds from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight insecurity.
Daniel Nwankwoala, the Press Officer of the Rivers Ministry of Sports, disclosed this in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria in Port Harcourt on Thursday, Chris Green, Special Adviser to Governor Nyesom Wike on Real Madrid Football Academy, said the talents were discovered while screening candidates for admission into the academy.
Wike who visited the scene of the market inferno barely 24 hours after the disaster, expressed shock and dismay over the incident.