PDP crisis: Fani-Kayode reaches out to Wike’s camp to support Tinubu

September 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

Former Aviation Minister and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Femi Fani-Kayode, Wednesday, appealed to the camp of Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, to align with Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate of APC. Fani-Kayode made this call via a statement titled, “A word for the Wike group: Leave the carcass and stand with us.” The APC chieftain said the Read More

Wike and his false sense of entitlement

September 23, 2022 Gozie Irogboli 0

As a public affairs commentator, it is intriguing and most times irksome to monitor events in the Nigerian political scene where the aberration is the norm. Nigeria is a country where the citizens live under illusion and false notion of everything. When one considers the apparent conflict in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the belligerent approach of one of Read More

PDP crisis: Wike summons stakeholders’ meeting

September 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has summoned a meeting of leaders and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. Blueprint learnt that Wike may speak more on the feud between him and the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Atiku had in a response to Wike’s team on Wednesday said nobody could force the National Chairman of the Read More

PDP crisis: Makinde asks Ayu to resign

September 14, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin I 0

The Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, has called for the resignation of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Iyorchia Ayu, and restructuring of the National Working Committee (NWC), for South inclusiveness in the party. Makinde while speaking at the South-West PDP stakeholders meeting with the presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar called for total restructuring. Read More

2023: APC warns leaders hobnobbing with Wike in South-south

September 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The South-south Zonal Organizing Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Blessing Agbomhere, Tuesday, warned some national leaders of the party to be wary of associating with opposition party leaders in the zone as the 2023 general elections draw near. Agbomhere in a statement in Abuja, said the rate at which respected APC stalwarts have been hobnobbing with the Read More

Wike mocks Amaechi, says ex-minister not allowed in Aso Villa

September 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has described the former Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi as a “total failure”. The governor was speaking at the commissioning of senator John Azuta Mbata House in Port Harcourt on Monday. Governor Wike challenged the former minister to show the Rivers people what he did for them when he was a minister. The governor was Read More

Atiku, allies can’t deny Wike’s contributions – Fayose

September 10, 2022 Blueprint 0

A former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday, asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and other party stakeholders to do more to unify the PDP in order to win the 2023 elections. He said Atiku and other party members, including officials, “cannot deny the contributions of the Rivers governor to the survival of the Read More

Pictures: Amidst PDP crisis, Sultan of Sokoto visits Wike

September 9, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has received the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar. The former presidential aspirant has been in a loggerhead with the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar shortly after the party’s presidential primary. The Sokoto monarch was in Port Harcourt to declare open the Federation of Muslim Women’s Association in Nigeria’s 37th Annual Read More

Again, Wike attacks PDP ‘enemies’, reveals next plans

September 5, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

River state governor, Nyesom Wike, has said he would not leave his alleged political enemies for God, but he would deal with them himself. Speaking on Monday during the inauguration of the Okezuo Abia Flyover along the Aba -Enugu expressway in Osisioma Ngwa Local government area, and the rehabilitated Aba- Owerri Road in Aba South Local government area of Abia Read More

Wike: 2023 bride that will kill the groom

September 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

Politics is a dynamic game with the most uncertain out-come of all games. It is politics that creates foes among the best friends and best friends among the worst enemies. Since the conduct of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential primary election in June this year, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and his surrogates have been trying all kinds Read More

Breaking: Obasanjo, Wike, Obi, others meet in London

August 25, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday met with the presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi; and the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in London According to unconfirmed reports, Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and former Cross River State Governor, Donald Duke, were also in attendance on Thursday. Read More

How Wike’s actions complicate PDP crisis

August 25, 2022 Ifeanyi Maduako 0

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers state wanted to be the President of Nigeria in 2023. He contested for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primaries. He lost the contest. He was defeated by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. Throughout his campaign as a presidential aspirant of the PDP, he never told the delegates that he would accept the vice Read More

Again, Lamido slams Wike

August 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has said the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, is over-rating himself. In an interview on Channels TV on Tuesday night, he said Wike has no monopoly of control over Rivers State. According to him, the Rivers State helmsman had only one vote and cannot tell the people of the state who to vote Read More

Wike, PDP governors, others meet Tinubu in France

August 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, reportedly met the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Aiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in Paris, France. The former Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential aspirant is reportedly to have been accompanied by other PDP governors. Among the governors fingered to be at the meeting include Governor Samuel Ortom, Governor Seyi Makinde, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, and Read More

VIDEO: Arise TV chairman mocks Wike

August 22, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A video has captured the moment ARISE TV Chairman, Nduka Obaigbena, mocked the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, at a gathering with Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal. In a video that is making the rounds on social media, Obaigbena who was seated with governor Tambuwal and others at the funeral of his mum in Delta state could be heard Read More

Atiku: You cannot crush anybody, Secondus dares Wike

August 21, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The immediate past National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has told Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, that he cannot crush anyone working for the party’s Presidential candidate, former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. Secondus said anyone is free to support Atiku, noting that Wike is not God. Wike was reported to have threatened to crush anyone Read More

Atiku, Wike’s teams meet in Rivers, fail to resolve differences

August 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

The teams of Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar have met in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. It was, however, gathered that the meeting could not resolve the differences in the two camps as the PDP leaders promised to advance discussions to ensure reconciliation. At the meeting held at the Government House Friday, Read More

Dele Momodu speaks on PDP crisis, Wike

August 16, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigerian journalist/publisher, Dele Momodu, has said the fear of the former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant and governor of Rivers state, Governor Nyesom Wike, in the party is the beginning of wisdom. Momodu who also contested in their party’s presidential primary along side Wike described him as a principled politician. According to him in an interview on Channels Television Read More

Wike didn’t sue Atiku, APC did – Ayu

August 13, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau Abuja 0

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu, has revealed that the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, did not sue the party over its presidential primary conducted on May 29, 2022, in Abuja. It was reported in some sections of the media Thursday that Wike filed a lawsuit against PDPpPresidential candidate, former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, the Read More

Breaking: Wike breaks silence on dragging Atiku, PDP to court

August 12, 2022 Editor 0

Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has dismissed reports making rounds that he has taken Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to court to contest his emergence. saying he was neither aware no approved of it. In fact, Wike said it was the handiwork of mischief makers, who have been spreading some wicked rumours in Read More

Ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal, Yakubu Dogara visit Wike 

July 30, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Saturday, visited Rivers state governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, in Port Harcourt. Speaking shortly after a closed door meeting with the governor, the duo said they were on a visit as part of the agenda setting to build Read More

Atiku’s interview a concoction of lies – Wike

July 29, 2022 Godwin Egba 0

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has described the recent interview granted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar on the affairs of the party as “a concoction of lies.” Wike, who spoke at the Port Harcourt International Airport on Friday, however, vowed to devote reasonable time after inaugurating his newly completed projects to respond to “all the lies Read More

PDP crisis: At last, Wike exposes Atiku, reveals next step

July 29, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Governor Nyesom Wike has reacted to the recent interview of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubaker. He spoke Friday, at the Port Harcourt international airport in Rivers state capital shortly after he returned from a foreign trip. He accused the former vice president of telling lies against him, as well as using some chieftains of Read More

#Wike: I only picked better candidate – Atiku

July 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said he did not pick Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, as his running mate because he wanted someone he could work with “amicably”. The former vice-president spoke during a live show with Arise TV, Friday. The PDP candidate had earlier picked Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta, as Read More