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Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

Date of Birth: 13 December 1967
Place of Birth: Rumuepirikom, Rivers State


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Two governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and Seyi Makinde of Oyo have a good chance of the getting the nomination (AC Vol 62 No 18 Fighting for the fiscus)...


State taxes boost devolution

But governor Ahmadu Finitri of the north-eastern state of Adamawa has shown interest in siding with fellow opposition politician Nyesom Wike of Rivers...


Fighting for the fiscus

A federal court ruling on 7 September backing the right of Rivers State to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) on commodities sold within its borders is a critical victory for its governor and opposition leader Nyesom Wike...


States rethink security

Governor Nyesom Wike placed a 50 million naira (£95 000) bounty on the head of the state's IPOB leader Stanley Mgbere in October...


Edo's not so merry-go-round

Insiders say it is as much an endorsement of his decision to break with Oshiomhole and align himself with Nyesom Wike the PDP governor of Rivers State and a growing force in his party...


All power to the governors

Timipre Sylva's meeting with Nyesom Wike at the governor's mansion in Port Harcourt on 23 August bore all the signs of an old friends' reunion...

Nyesom Wike of Rivers State (PDP): This ebullient politician has always believed that Rivers and other oil-producing states ought to get more attention from Abuja; a cause that works for politics sake and the loyalty of his regional peers...


In Edo, all politics is national

After initial scepticism from the PDP barons Obaseki has won their support for his battle in Edo including the local PDP Niger Delta governors Nyesom Wike of Rivers Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom...

Nyesom Wike: The ebullient governor of Rivers state has never shied away from a fight with the APC even though he is on poor terms with other PDP heavyweights who he has called 'tax collectors' a reference to those taking hefty sums from Obaseki in exchange for the party ticket...


Divided we stand

Backing Obaseki's candidacy for the PDP is Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike who presides over the biggest state treasury after Lagos and has put together an even bigger campaign committee...


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