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Nigeria

Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

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


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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...


Shell retreats from the Delta

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has decried the Ogoni clean-up as a scam (AC Vol 61 No 17 All power to the governors)...


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...


Kudos to the health-workers

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike de facto leader of the PDP ordered the arrest of two pilots with a private helicopter company and their arraignment before a magistrate's court after they flouted an executive order barring any activity through the state's land air and sea borders...


King for a year

That means the frontrunners will be multi-millionaire and last year's failed candidate Atiku Abubakar or someone close to Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike who last year backed Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal...


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