PORT HARCOURT LAW SCHOOL CAMPUS DULY APPROVED – Senate

The Nigerian Senate has acknowledged the approval by the Council of Legal Education, for the establishment of the Nabo Graham Douglas Campus of the Nigerian Law School, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. This affirmation was contained in a report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, which further disclosed that the Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, … Continue reading PORT HARCOURT LAW SCHOOL CAMPUS DULY APPROVED – Senate

APC-LED FED GOVT BROWBEATING JUDICIARY AHEAD OF 2023 – Gov Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike said the invasion of the residence of Justice of the Supreme Court, Hon. Justice Mary Odili, is a precursor to Federal Government’s infamous tactic of browbeating the judiciary to a state of fear and conformity as the country enters next political season. The governor said the Federal Government wants to continue to ride roughshod unchecked over the rule of … Continue reading APC-LED FED GOVT BROWBEATING JUDICIARY AHEAD OF 2023 – Gov Wike

JUSTICE NYESOM-WIKE CHARGES STATES TO ADOPT CHILD RIGHTS LAW; WANTS FIDA TO INTENSIFY ADVOCACY FOR PROTECTION OF WOMEN, CHILD’S RIGHTS

Wife of the Rivers State Governor, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike has advocated the adoption of the Child Rights Act in all the States of the federation. Justice Nyesom-Wike opined that the many vices that have plagued the Nigerian society is a direct result of the deliberate disregard of the rights of children and the important role women have continued to play in the nurturing process … Continue reading JUSTICE NYESOM-WIKE CHARGES STATES TO ADOPT CHILD RIGHTS LAW; WANTS FIDA TO INTENSIFY ADVOCACY FOR PROTECTION OF WOMEN, CHILD’S RIGHTS

STOP INTIMIDATING JUDGES WITH SECURITY OPERATIVES, GOV WIKE TELLS FG

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says the Federal Government must stop using security agencies to intimidate and influence judges if it truly believes in independence of the judiciary. The governor accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government of using the issue of financial autonomy to ingratiate themselves with the judiciary after years of obvious frosty relationship between them. Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant … Continue reading STOP INTIMIDATING JUDGES WITH SECURITY OPERATIVES, GOV WIKE TELLS FG

WHY RIVERS WON’T ENACT BILL FOR FINANCIAL AUTONOMY OF JUDICIARY – Gov Wike

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says Rivers State government will not enact a bill for financial autonomy of the judiciary. The governor maintained that it will be futile to bother the State Assembly with such bill since the 1999 constitution as amended already recognises independence of the judiciary. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor disclosed that Governor Wike made … Continue reading WHY RIVERS WON’T ENACT BILL FOR FINANCIAL AUTONOMY OF JUDICIARY – Gov Wike

GOV WIKE CHARGES NBA TO EMBRACE JUDICIAL ACTIVISM

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has urged Nigerian lawyers to engage in judicial activism as a deliberate measure to addressing the slow dispensation of justice, and attempts to stifle the rights of the citizenry. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike gave the charge on Monday, October 25, 2021, at the 61st Annual … Continue reading GOV WIKE CHARGES NBA TO EMBRACE JUDICIAL ACTIVISM

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