GOVS WIKE, ISHAKU SHOWER ENCOMIUMS ON JUSTICE GALUMJE

Governors of Rivers and Taraba States, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and Darius Dickson Ishaku, have showered encomiums on former Supreme Court justice, Hon Justice Paul A. Galumje for his meritorious service to the nation. The governors said Hon Justice Galumje, throughout his unblemished career in the judiciary, left an indelible mark that will continue to impact positively on the country’s legal jurisprudence. The governors showered encomium … Continue reading GOVS WIKE, ISHAKU SHOWER ENCOMIUMS ON JUSTICE GALUMJE

Jusun Strike: GOV WIKE URGES UNION TO OPEN COURTS, SAYS JUDICIARY ENJOYS FINANCIAL AUTONOMY IN RIVERS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says the judiciary enjoys full financial autonomy in the State, hence, the industrial action embarked upon by members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) is not necessary in the State. Governor Wike said it is unfortunate that judiciary workers in the State despite enjoying financial autonomy still shut the courts in what they called solidarity with other … Continue reading Jusun Strike: GOV WIKE URGES UNION TO OPEN COURTS, SAYS JUDICIARY ENJOYS FINANCIAL AUTONOMY IN RIVERS

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WITHOUT SENTIMENT, I’VE FORWARDED NJC RECOMMENDATION OF NEXT CHIEF JUDGE TO RIVERS HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY – Gov Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says he will not succumb to sentiment over who becomes the next Chief Judge of the State as he has conveyed to the State House of Assembly the letter of recommendation from the National Judicial Commission (NJC). A report by Kelvin Ebiri Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor disclosed that Governor Wike made the declaration when he … Continue reading WITHOUT SENTIMENT, I’VE FORWARDED NJC RECOMMENDATION OF NEXT CHIEF JUDGE TO RIVERS HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY – Gov Wike

NJC, GOVERNORS, NOT OBLIGATED TO RECOMMEND, APPOINT MOST SENIOR JUDGE AS CHIEF JUDGE – Adangor

NJC, GOVERNORS ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO RECOMMEND OR APPOINT THE MOST SENIOR JUDGE AS CHIEF JUDGE Rivers State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof Zacchaeus Adangor, says neither the National Judicial Council (NJC) nor the Governor of a State is obligated to recommend or appoint the most senior Judge of the High Court as substantive Chief Judge of a State. Adangor, who is also … Continue reading NJC, GOVERNORS, NOT OBLIGATED TO RECOMMEND, APPOINT MOST SENIOR JUDGE AS CHIEF JUDGE – Adangor

Certificate Forgery: APPEAL COURT DISMISSES APC’S SUIT, UPHOLDS HIGH COURT RULING IN FAVOUR OF GOV OBASEKI

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has upheld the ruling of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which held that Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki did not forge his certificates to contest for the 2020 gubernatorial election. The members of the Appeal Court panel, which delivered the judgement in the case with suit no CA/ABJ/CV/71/2021 between All Progressive Congress (APC) & anor v. Godwin … Continue reading Certificate Forgery: APPEAL COURT DISMISSES APC’S SUIT, UPHOLDS HIGH COURT RULING IN FAVOUR OF GOV OBASEKI

NWAOBI, DELTA LAWMAKER, DESCRIBES BURNT ISSELE-UKU COURT AS COLOSSAL DAMAGE

The Honourable Member representing Aniocha North State Constituency in Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Engr. Emeka Emmanuel Nwaobi has described the burnt Issele-Uku High/Magistrate Court Complex as colossal damage, adding that it was one loss too many. He made this assertion Monday 22nd February, 2021, while carrying out an on the spot assessment of the level of destruction on the Court. Hon. Nwaobi who … Continue reading NWAOBI, DELTA LAWMAKER, DESCRIBES BURNT ISSELE-UKU COURT AS COLOSSAL DAMAGE

Endsars: DELTA REBUILDS BURNT HIGH COURT COMPLEX, AS STATE MOBILE COURTS COMMENCE SITTING ON COVID-19 PROTOCOLS VIOLATION

Delta Government on Tuesday, February 9, unveiled the rebuilt High Court Complex in Asaba burnt down during the ENDSARS protests in 2020. The State’s Chief Judge, Justice Marshall Umukoro, who unveiled the complex, announced that court processes would resume at the complex along Ibusa Road, on Monday. Conducting journalists round the rebuilt court, Umukoro commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for his commitment to speedy dispensation of … Continue reading Endsars: DELTA REBUILDS BURNT HIGH COURT COMPLEX, AS STATE MOBILE COURTS COMMENCE SITTING ON COVID-19 PROTOCOLS VIOLATION