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Nigeria

Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

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


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Oil spills and theft spike as big oil goes offshore

Leading politicians from the Delta such as Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi and Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike are set play an outsize role in those elections competing for the region's loyalty...


In search of flagbearers

Despite having provoked anger among elders in his base in the Niger Delta region for his alliance with Buhari Amaechi could also reconcile with many of them including former friend turned foe current Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike...


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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...


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