Rivers State

You’re fully involved in oil bunkering – Wike tells Army, Police, Navy, others

You’re fully involved in oil bunkering – Wike tells Army, Police, Navy, others

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has told the army, the navy, the police, and other security agencies that they are the major reason the war against oil bunkering is very difficult in the State. According to Wike, those security agencies were fully involved in the crime they should be fighting against. Wike said that Nigeria’s economy would remain vulnerable if such criminal activities, including artisanal refining of crude oil, continued unabated. The Governor said security agencies have not helped matters but were frustrating the government efforts to curb the menace of illegal refining of crude oil. Wike spoke when he…
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Amaechi abandoned Rivers aircraft in Germany since 2012, we’ll return it – Wike

Amaechi abandoned Rivers aircraft in Germany since 2012, we’ll return it – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State said his government has discovered a state-owned legacy 600 aircraft allegedly abandoned in Germany by his predecessor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi. The governor made this known on Tuesday when he led a delegation of Rivers’ leaders to General Atomics Aerotec in Munich, Germany. According to Wike, the discovery was made through intelligence, adding that the aircraft, which was purchased in 2003, was flown and abandoned in the European country since 2012 without any documentation. Wike, while describing the action of the immediate past administration as unconscionable, disclosed that his government has spent over €3 million…
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