WIKE TO NJC: DO NOT APPOINT NON-COURAGEOUS LAWYERS AS JUDGES ANYMORE

***Swears in Justice Ihenacho Wilfred Obuzor As Acting President, Customary Court of Appeal Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has recommended to the National Judicial Council(NJC) not to appoint lawyers as judges who lack the capacity to be bold and courageous in the discharge of their judicial functions. According to Governor Wike, such lily livered judges have mould the judiciary into an institution that … Continue reading WIKE TO NJC: DO NOT APPOINT NON-COURAGEOUS LAWYERS AS JUDGES ANYMORE

GOV WIKE INAUGURATES RIVERS MULTI-DOOR COURTHOUSE TO PROMOTE ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has inaugurated the State’s Multi-door Courthouse that will offer alternative resolution to litigations bothering on trade deals and social relationships. The inauguration event held at the Rivers State High Court Complex in Port Harcourt on Thursday, October 14, 2021. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor disclosed that Governor Wike said establishment … Continue reading GOV WIKE INAUGURATES RIVERS MULTI-DOOR COURTHOUSE TO PROMOTE ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

OKOWA STRESSES REGULAR TRAINING FOR JUDICIARY WORKERS; SWEARS-IN JUSTICES DIAI, ELUMEZE AS DELTA CHIEF JUDGE, PRES. CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL

Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, swore in Justice Theresa Diai as Chief Judge of Delta State and Justice Patience Elumeze as President of the Customary Court of Appeal. The governor while swearing in the judges at the Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba, said that judicial education and constant training of critical workers was imperative in enhancing quality of justice … Continue reading OKOWA STRESSES REGULAR TRAINING FOR JUDICIARY WORKERS; SWEARS-IN JUSTICES DIAI, ELUMEZE AS DELTA CHIEF JUDGE, PRES. CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL

JUSUN: RIVERS TO ENFORCE ‘NO WORK-NO PAY POLICY’ FOR FIRST WEEK OF JUNE

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has commended the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) for calling off its two months strike in the State. He has however, directed the Accountant General of the State not to pay judiciary workers for the first week of June in which the ‘no work-no pay policy’ was in force. It will be recalled that the State government … Continue reading JUSUN: RIVERS TO ENFORCE ‘NO WORK-NO PAY POLICY’ FOR FIRST WEEK OF JUNE

GOV WIKE SAYS IMPLEMENTATION OF JUDICIAL AUTONOMY MUST BE IN LINE WITH CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISION

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has accused the Federal Government of playing politics with judicial autonomy in total disregard to constitutional provisions. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike made the observation at the inauguration and handover of the National Industrial Court Judges Quarters in Old Government Residential Area, Port Harcourt on Thursday, … Continue reading GOV WIKE SAYS IMPLEMENTATION OF JUDICIAL AUTONOMY MUST BE IN LINE WITH CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISION

GOV WIKE CHARGES NEW RUVERS CHIEF JUDGE TO BE FIRM, COURAGEOUS

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has charged the new Chief Judge of the State, Justice Simeon Amadi, to be firm , courageous and surpass the achievements he is inheriting from his predecessor. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike gave the charge at the swearing in ceremony of the Chief Judge at Government … Continue reading GOV WIKE CHARGES NEW RUVERS CHIEF JUDGE TO BE FIRM, COURAGEOUS

RIVERS TO ENFORCE NO WORK, NO PAY LAW, IF JUSUN FAILS TO END STRIKE THIS MONTH, SAYS GOV WIKE; EXTOLS JUSTICE IYAYI-LAMIKANRA’S BOLDNESS, FEARLESSNESS

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has warned that if the State chapter of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) fails to call of its strike by the end of this month, the government would have no option but to implement the prevailing law on no-work, no-pay. He has reiterated that there was no basis for the State chapter of JUSUN to have … Continue reading RIVERS TO ENFORCE NO WORK, NO PAY LAW, IF JUSUN FAILS TO END STRIKE THIS MONTH, SAYS GOV WIKE; EXTOLS JUSTICE IYAYI-LAMIKANRA’S BOLDNESS, FEARLESSNESS