Rivers Assembly Crisis: Defection case of pro-Wike lawmakers transferred

The legal battle challenging the defection of 25 lawmakers in Rivers State from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a new turn. The case has been moved from Federal High Court 4, Port Harcourt, overseen by Justice Steven Dalyop Pam, to Court 2 under the jurisdiction of Justice … Read more

BREAKING: Gov Fubara swears in caretaker committee chairmen for Rivers LGAs

Rivers State Governor Siminalayi Fubara has officially sworn in the Caretaker Committee Chairmen for the 23 Local Government Councils of the state. The swearing-in ceremony took place on Wednesday at the Executive Council Chambers of Government House in Port Harcourt. These chairmen were previously screened and confirmed by the Assembly led by Speaker Victor Oko-Jumbo. … Read more

Gov Fubara convenes emergency security meeting amid LG crisis in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, has called for an emergency Security Council Meeting in response to the escalating crisis involving local government leadership. The situation follows threats from local government chairmen, whose terms ended on Monday, to invade council secretariats. Governor Fubara emphasized the urgency of the meeting, citing the recent threats to state … Read more

Rivers: Gov Fubara reacts to Supreme Court’s judgement upholding his victory

Rivers State Governor Siminalayi Fubara reacted on Thursday to the Supreme Court’s decision upholding his victory in the March 18, 2023 governorship election. In a tweet on his X handle, Fubara, who has been at dagger-drawn with his predecessor, Nyesom Wike, over political disagreements, expressed satisfaction with the Supreme Court judgment. He said : “We … Read more

Fubara: Wike finally apologize to Rivers people, begs for forgiveness

Nyesom Wike, Rivers State’s immediate past governor, has apologized to the people for imposing his successor, Siminalayi Fubara, on them. Recall that during the 2023 general election, Wike nominated Fubara as his candidate for governor of Rivers. Wike, who is now the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has since fallen out with Fubara. … Read more