Rivers Assembly affirms Simeon Amadi as Chief Judge
The Rivers State House of Assembly, yesterday, confirmed Justice Simeon Amadi of the State High Court as substantive Chief Judge (CJ). The confirmation followed a letter from the State Governor, Nyesom Wike...
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.
Rivers Assembly passes 2020 budget of N530,813b
In a bid to ensure that the state government sustains the current level of development across the state and deliver more next year, Rivers State House of Assembly...
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 to petition UN, EU over invasion of judiciary
The Rivers State House of Assembly has resolved to write to the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) over the recent attack on the state’s judiciary and what it described as ill treatment by the Federal Government.
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 seeks solution to black carbon emission
Barely three months after strange emissions of black carbon, otherwise known as soot, was noticed in various parts of the state, the Rivers State House of Assembly has passed a resolution seeking lasting solution to the environmental.....
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.