Browsing: Rivers State

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 […]

The relatives of two brothers, Collins Ugorji and Newman Ugorji, claim that a local group of citizens who act as guards in the Idu community in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State are responsible for the deaths of the siblings, after robbing them of their money. A cousin of the deceased, Wade Ugorji, leveled the accusation when speaking to journalists in Port Harcourt, the […]

Rivers State Governor, Similaya Fubara, criticized the Martin Amaewhule-led group of lawmakers in the state House of Assembly and stated that they are no longer recognized in the eyes of the law. “I want to make it clear that the men who claim to be assembly members do not […]

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 […]

Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has warned those whose names appeared on the purported fake list of caretaker committee members of the Peoples Democratic Party not to parade themselves at any office of the party as anyone caught would be arrested for forgery and impersonation. The said list of caretaker committee members of the PDP […]

The Nigerian Navy reported that its personnel have apprehended 14 individuals for their supposed participation in unauthorized oil extraction in the Elem Krakama community in Degema Local Government Area of Rivers State. Also, the Navy mentioned that they discovered an unauthorized oil processing location capable of generating more than 9.6 million liters of Automotive Gas Oil, commonly referred to as […]

The Rivers State House of Assembly, on Saturday, said it will not hesitate to impeach the state governor, Siminalayi Fubara, if it becomes the last resort to uphold the Constitution. This is as the 27 lawmakers loyal to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, took a swipe at the former Rivers State […]

Concerned Citizens of Ikwere/Emohua Federal Constituency in Rivers State have written to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, and the Fiscal Responsibility Commission, asking them to investigate how the 2024 Constituency Projects are being carried out in their area. The residents of the two LGAs that make […]

A previous National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has expressed that Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State is the party's leader in the state and should have full control of the party’s organization. Secondus made this point while speaking to party members in his comments following a meeting of former members of the […]