Covid-19 Update: RIVERS GOVT DECLARES CARVETON HELICOPTER PERSONA NON GRATA, DIRECTS LOCAL COUNCIL CHAIRMEN TO CLOSE ALL CARVETON HELICOPTERS OFFICES IN THE STATE

For endangering the lives of Rivers people by its suspicious operations, the Rivers State Government has declared Carveton Helicopters, Persona Non Grata in the state. In a State Broadcast on Wednesday, 8th April, 2020, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike directed Local Government Council Chairmen to close the Offices of Carveton Helicopters across the state. He said: “We appreciate the need to protect business interests … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: RIVERS GOVT DECLARES CARVETON HELICOPTER PERSONA NON GRATA, DIRECTS LOCAL COUNCIL CHAIRMEN TO CLOSE ALL CARVETON HELICOPTERS OFFICES IN THE STATE

Coronavirus: GOV WIKE SETS ASIDE N2BILLION TO EMPOWER FARMERS, FISHERMEN; INAUGURATES COMMITTEE TO DISTRIBUTE FOODSTUFFS TO RIVERS PEOPLE ACROSS PARTY LINES

In a move to ensure that Rivers people don’t suffer during this trying period, the Rivers State Government has set aside N2BILLION for the launch of the State Farmer/Fisherman Empowerment Programme to purchase and distribute foodstuffs to Rivers people. In a press conference on Monday, 6th April, 2020, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike said that the committee will purchase all agricultural products produced in … Continue reading Coronavirus: GOV WIKE SETS ASIDE N2BILLION TO EMPOWER FARMERS, FISHERMEN; INAUGURATES COMMITTEE TO DISTRIBUTE FOODSTUFFS TO RIVERS PEOPLE ACROSS PARTY LINES

Covid-19 Update: GOV WIKE BERATES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR POLITICIZING FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated the Federal Government for politicizing the fight against the spread of coronavirus, describing the selective support to states as unfortunate. In a Broadcast on Sunday, April 5, 2020, Governor Wike condemned the exclusion of Rivers State from the Federal Government grants in the fight against coronavirus. He noted that despite the exclusion of the state, Federal Government … Continue reading Covid-19 Update: GOV WIKE BERATES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR POLITICIZING FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus: RIVERS GOVT SET TO DISTRIBUTE COVID-19, STAY-AT-HOME FOODSTUFFS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Sunday, 5th April, 2020, announced that his administration has set in motion the platform for the distribution of food palliatives to Rivers people following the sit-at-home directive to check the spread of coronavirus. Addressing journalists in Port Harcourt on Sunday after inspecting the State Food Bank established for the distribution of the food palliatives, Governor Wike informed that … Continue reading Coronavirus: RIVERS GOVT SET TO DISTRIBUTE COVID-19, STAY-AT-HOME FOODSTUFFS

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Covid-19 Lockdown: GOV WIKE LIFTS CURFEW ON PARTS OF PORT HARCOURT, RESCINDS OBIO/AKPOR LGA CHAIRMAN, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN’S SUSPENSION

***STATE GOVERNMENT TO IMPLEMENT PALLIATIVE MEASURES Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has lifted the curfew imposed on Education Bus Stop to Agip Junction along Ikwerre Road and Obiri Ikwerre Junction to Ozuoba, Rumualogu and Choba. This takes effect from Friday, April 3, 2020. Governor Wike also lifted the suspension of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area. He announced these decisions … Continue reading Covid-19 Lockdown: GOV WIKE LIFTS CURFEW ON PARTS OF PORT HARCOURT, RESCINDS OBIO/AKPOR LGA CHAIRMAN, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN’S SUSPENSION

Rivers Curfew: GOV WIKE MONITORS LEVEL OF COMPLIANCE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday, 31st March, 2020, monitored the level of compliance of the curfew imposed by the State Government on Obiri-Ikwerre Junction( Ozuoba, Rumualogu) to Choba and from Education Bus Stop to Agip Junction . The curfew is aimed at ensuring that residents of the areas observe the sit-at-home directive to check the spread of coronavirus in the state. Governor … Continue reading Rivers Curfew: GOV WIKE MONITORS LEVEL OF COMPLIANCE

Breaking Covid-19 News: GOV WIKE SUSPENDS OBIO/AKPOR COUNCIL CHAIRMAN, DEPUTY, IMPOSES CURFEW ON PARTS OF RIVERS STATE; GRANTS WAIVERS TO MEDIA WORKERS, OTHER PROFESSIONALS

Following the violation of the market closure order, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has suspended the Council Chairman of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Hon. Solomon Abel Eke and his Deputy, for failing to implement the State Government’s directive on the closure of markets. This is even as the state government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Obiri-Ikwerre Junction( Ozuoba, Rumualogu) to Choba … Continue reading Breaking Covid-19 News: GOV WIKE SUSPENDS OBIO/AKPOR COUNCIL CHAIRMAN, DEPUTY, IMPOSES CURFEW ON PARTS OF RIVERS STATE; GRANTS WAIVERS TO MEDIA WORKERS, OTHER PROFESSIONALS