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Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

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


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Abe who faces a tough rerun election for his seat on 19 March accused State Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike of paying local militants to kill him...


The great militant chase

Yet with the PDP Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike's mandate in Rivers State upheld in the High Court with Timipre Sylva (who went over from the PDP to the governing All Progressives Congress) a sore loser to the PDP's Henry Seriake Dickson in Bayelsa with a protracted war with Boko Haram with inter-communal violence between Sunni Muslims and the Shiite minority in the north and with renewed tension in the Middle Belt the Presidency has signalled that it intends to leave the rump PDP faction in place for now...

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Taking down Tompolo

The victory of Ezenwo Nyesom Wike candidate for Jonathan's People's Democratic Party in March's gubernatorial election in Rivers State has been contested in the courts and there will be a rerun...


At last a cabinet, and now for the policies

Yet Amaechi's appointment – depending on the powers of the ministry he is given – may prompt fresh tensions in oil-producing Rivers State where his arch-rival Ezenwo Nyesom Wike engineered a victory in the recent elections which is now being tested in the courts...

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Small earthquake, President slightly hurt

It suspended Amaechi from the PDP and then with the help of Chief Ezenwo Nyesom Wike Education Minister and a close friend of the First Lady Patience Faka Jonathan fomented a political crisis in the state which ended with the closure of the State Assembly and severe restrictions on state budget allocations...

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