Browsing: Fubara

The Rivers State Government and lawmakers loyal to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, on Sunday disagreed over an executive order, which relocated the sitting of the state House of Assembly to the Auditorium of the Administrative  Block of the Government House, Port Harcourt. The order, which was released by the state […]

The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Bola Tinubu, Ajuri Ngelale, has said the President will maintain neutrality amidst the ongoing political crisis in Rivers State. Ngelale disclosed this stance during an interview on TVC last month. The feud between Wike and Fubara has intensified into a prolonged political battle. In October 2023, […]

The members of the Rivers State House of Assembly who are loyal to Governor Siminalayi Fubara and led by factional Speaker, Victor Oko-Jumbo, have invited a Commissioner-candidate, Danagogo Iboroma, for evaluation and approval as a member of the state executive. Iboroma might be selected to replace Zaccaeus Adangor, who recently resigned as the State Attorney General and Commissioner […]

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara has barred all heads and officials of the 23 local government areas in the state from appearing before the state House of Assembly. Fubara warned that any chairman who appeared before the lawmakers risks being sacked. The governor gave the directive in a circular signed by the Director of Information […]

A new factional Speaker has emerged in the Rivers State House of Assembly in person of Victor Jumbo. Jombo is among the four lawmakers loyal to the State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara since the political crisis that rocked the state started. The former factional Speaker, Edison Ehie, who was the leader of the pro-Fubara lawmakers, later […]

Demola Olarewaju, the Special Assistant for Digital Media Strategy to Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate for the People’s Democratic Party, described the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, as 'the former emperor' of River State. Olanrewaju said this while he labeled the Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, as the unchallenged leader of the Peoples Democratic […]