Rivers State House of Assembly
Rivers Assembly passes bill on compulsory use of face masks in public places
The Rivers State House of Assembly has passed a bill that mandates residents to compulsorily use facemasks in public places. The bill titled "Enforcement of Wearing of Face Masks" was brought by the chairman, House Committee on Health, Sam Ogeh. Ogeh, a member representing Emohua Constituency, said the bill would give the Rivers State Ministry…
Lawmakers pass N448.6b 2021 Rivers budget
The Rivers State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed the state’s N448.6b 2021 Appropriation Bill. Speaker of the House, Ikunyi Awaji Ibani, said the budget met budgeting processes
Rivers assembly may repeal pensions law for ex-governors
Rivers State House of Assembly may repeal the contentious Governor and Deputy Governor Pensions and Fringe Benefits Act passed into in 2012.
Rivers APC: Yet to recover from divisive congresses
Few weeks to the commencement of processes for political parties primaries, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State is still mired in internal divisiveness.
Rivers House of Assembly to relax death penalty in anti-cultism, anti-kidnapping bills
The Rivers State House of Assembly may relax death penalty in the anti-cultism and anti-kidnapping bills.This is sequel to the outcome of reports of the ad-hoc committee on three different bills currently being considered by the House.
Wike’s second term endorsement divides Rivers’ former legislators
Former Legislators in Rivers State House of Assembly have disagreed over the endorsement of the State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for a second term in office. While some expressed support for the endorsement, others especially the All Progressive Congress (APC) ex-lawmakers loyal to the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, sharply disagreed with the position. The former…