Wike sends fresh list of commissioner-nominees to Rivers Assembly
Governor Nyesom Wike has sent another list of commissioner-nominees to the Rivers State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
Group urges Rivers assembly to pass 35% affirmative action policy into law
The Stakeholders Democratic Network (SDN) has charged the Rivers State House of Assembly to pass 35 per cent affirmative action policy into law, lamenting that it still suffers set back, as there is no law backing it.
Rivers Assembly amends, passes law to protect widows, women
The Rivers House of Assembly has passed into law the State Dehumanizing and Harmful Practices Abolition Amendment Bill of 2019.The move is aimed at stopping the abuse and exploitation of widows by putting in place stiffer penalties and punishments for violators....
Rivers Assembly backs suspension of 12 council chairmen
Rivers State House of Assembly has approved the suspension of chairmen of 12 local councils of the state who were suspended by Governor...
Rivers Assembly rejects council autonomy, okays immunity for lawmakers
The Rivers State House of Assembly has rejected financial autonomy for local governments just as it opposed granting the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) power to de-register political parties The lawmakers expressed their positions in their voting on alterations proposed in the nation’s constitution by the National Assembly. Out of the 28 members present in…
Rivers Assembly orders board to pay sacked worker 10 years salary arrears
The Rivers State House of Assembly yesterday directed the State Hospitals Management Board (RSHMB) to pay 10 years salary arrears to Princewill Elekima, a staff of the Board who was wrongly dismissed from service.
PDP lawmakers nominate, elect Rivers Assembly’s minority leader
The drama, however, began when the only female lawmaker and representative of Port Harcourt Constituency I, Victoria Nyeche, nominated a fellow APC member, Josiah Olu (Eleme Constituency) for the position.