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Nigeria

Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

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


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Governors get set

In Rivers State PDP governor Nyesom Wike has a clear path to a second term after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared that the APC's nomination of candidate Tonye Cole was against election rules (AC Vol 59 No 15 The probity contest)...


A poll without passion

However under the chairmanship of Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike the PDP is a more coherent party...


Election bored game

It was tougher going for Atiku in Rivers State the oil capital and second richest state after Lagos because the PDP governor Nyesom Wike had backed Tambuwal for the party's presidential ticket and has not been reconciled to Atiku's candidacy (AC Vol 57 No 25 Things fall apart in Rivers vote)...


Clean-up gets murky

When Dutch Ambassador Robert Petri was in Port Harcourt recently supporting the HYPREP clean-up but suggesting it be finished before the elections the current PDP Rivers State Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike said: 'each time there is an election Ogoni kingdom will come up and when the election is over the issue is over...


A split by any other name

The top two contenders are Kwankwaso and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar who is favoured by Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike...


Militants pick their party

With 2019 gubernatorial nominations fast approaching Amaechi's former friend and APC ally Magnus Ngei Abe – the federal Senator for Rivers South-East – is siding with the current PDP Governor of Rivers Ezenwo Nyesom Wike...


Friends with benefits

Rivers State Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike who at 50 is a younger leading figure in the PDP has his own ideas about who the party should pick as its presidential flagbearer...


An election on autopilot

Top PDP officials such as Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike are trying to lure top politicians from the APC to defect...


Things fall apart in Rivers vote

Locally the polls pitted two of the State's strongmen against each other – Rotimi Amaechi and Ezenwo Nyesom Wike...

His fiercest opponent for that project is Nyesom Wike who won the Rivers governorship last year for the PDP and is the party's most powerful figure in the Delta...


Anniversary ambushed

Of those untroubled by the courts state governors such as Peter Ayodele 'Ayo' Fayose in Ekiti or Ezenwo Nyesom Wike in Rivers are combative local populists but with little national appeal...

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