Gov. Fubara

Rivers crisis: Assembly on collision course with governor, passes vetoed Assembly Service Commission Bill

The Rivers House of Assembly has once again rejected Governor Siminalayi Fubara’s decision to withhold his assent to certain bills. In January, the...

Wike-Fubara crisis: I’m prepared to step down for peace in Rivers, governor says in volte face

In what seems like an about-face, the governor of Rivers State, Mr. Siminalaye Fubara, has declared that he is prepared to step down...

Rivers Assembly Shuns Gov. Fubara, Overrides His Veto, Passes Four Bills Into Law

The Rivers State House of Assembly overrode Gov. Siminalayi Fubara’s veto and passed four new bills into law. The decision followed the governor’s...

Guber poll: Rivers Gov. Fubara victorious

Again, Rivers State Gov. Siminalayi Fubara’s election has been confirmed by the nation’s apex court. A five-member panel of the Supreme Court on...

Just in: Court Nullifies Passage of N800bln Rivers 2024 Budget

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday nullified the N800 billion budget passed by the Edison Ehie-led group of the Rivers State...

S’Court reserves judgment on appeal to sack Fubara

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment in the appeal that is seeking to nullify the election of Gov. Siminalayi Fubara in the March...

Pres. Tinubu in closed-door meeting with Fubara at Villa

For the second time in two months, Rivers Gov. Siminalayi Fubara, visited the Presidential Villa in Abuja and held a closed-door meeting with...

Rivers House of Assembly Speaker of Gov. Fubara’s faction resigns

Dr Edison Ehie, the factional Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, has resigned both as speaker and member of the House....

2023 in review: How elections, subsidy removal, Port Harcourt refinery rehabilitation, others defined the year

The year 2023 in Nigeria was a mixed bag of challenges and prospects. The year was largely characterized by political tensions, national elections,...

Rivers crisis: Pres.Tinubu’s peace treaty, a shift from political instability, not death sentence – Gov. Fubara

Governor of Rivers State, Siminalayi Fubara, has aligned himself with the presidential peace treaty brokered by President Bola Tinubu in a bid to...

Wike-Fubara feud: Abuja peace accord unacceptable, storm court – Rivers stakeholders

Six days after the peace accord signed in Abuja between Rivers Gov. Siminalayi Fubara and the Federal Capital Territory Minister, Nyesom Wike, peace...

Abuja peace pact: Rivers lawmakers withdraw impeachment notice against Gov. Fubara

The 27 members of the Rivers State House of Assembly said on Wednesday that they have withdrawn the impeachment notice against Gov. Siminalayi...

Rivers crisis: Fubara was coerced into signing an unconstitutional resolution – Pa Edwin Clark

The leader of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Pa Edwin Clark, has described the resolutions reached at the meeting convened by President Bola...

Pres. Tinubu orders Rivers lawmakers to drop impeachment proceedings against Gov. Fubara

President Bola Tinubu has once again lived up to his billing by wading into the political crisis in Rivers State and calling for...

Rivers political conundrum: Lawyers, politicians, elder statesmen, others react, urge Tinubu’s intervention to avert the state going up in flames

There is no governance in Rivers State. I think it would not be out of place to say that what is happening in...

Wike-Fubara feud: Five commissioners quit Rivers Govt cabinet in 24 hours

A wave of mass resignation by commissioners has hit Rivers State as the political crisis worsens with five of them throwing in the...