The Supreme Court has struck out a suit filed by the Bayelsa state government over the disputed Soku oilfield belonging to Rivers State. The apex court said by seeking for it to make Judicial pronouncement on a matter that the Court of Appeal has not even ruled on, the Bayelsa state government was liable of abuse of court processes. Bayelsa State government had approached the … Continue reading Breaking: SUPREME COURT STRIKES OUT BAYELSA STATE SUIT ON SOKU OILFIELD.
The Rivers State Judges Quarters has been commissioned by the Honourable Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, CFR, JSC, represented by Justice Mary Odili JSC. The quarters which comprises (20) 4 bedroom duplexes, built on an owner occupier basis, was also named in memory of former Attorney General of Rivers State, Barr Chinwe Aguma (SAN). Speaking at the commisioning of the quarters, … Continue reading GOV WIKE NAMES JUDGES ESTATE AFTER FORMER RIVERS ATTORNEY GENERAL, AS CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA COMMISSIONS JUDGES QUARTERS
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has commended Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for investing in the judiciary. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim,Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Justice Muhammad, who was represented by Justice Mary Odili, Justice of the Supreme Court, said the provision of residential accommodation for Judges would promote the rule of law and access to … Continue reading CJN LAUDS WIKE’S SUPPORT FOR THE JUDICIARY; INAUGURATES COURT OF APPEAL JUSTICES RESIDENCES, STAFF QUARTERS BUILT BY RIVERS GOVT
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad says Nigeria will suffer grave effect if judicial officers are consistently deprived of requisite infrastructure. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Justice Muhammad made the remark at the commissioning of 20 four bedroom duplexes built for Judges of Rivers origin serving both in the State and Federal Judiciaries at … Continue reading NIGERIA WILL SUFFER IF JUDICIAL OFFICERS ARE NEGLECTED, SAYS CHIEF JUSTICE OF FEDERATION; COMMISSIONS RESIDENCES FOR FEDERAL, STATE JUDGES BUILT BY RIVERS GOVT
Delta and Edo State Governors, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa and Mr. Godwin Obaseki have both congratulated Olumide Akpata on his emergence as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Writing on his verified social media handles, Governor Okowa said: I congratulate my friend and brother, Barrister Olumide Akpata, on his emergence as the next President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). Over the years, Barrister … Continue reading OKOWA, OBASEKI CONGRATULATE OLUMIDE AKPATA ON EMERGENCE AS NBA PRESIDENT
Barr. Olumide Akpata has emerged as the new President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA. He defeated two Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, in a landslide victory, to emerge the 30th NBA Olumide Akpata, who is a foundation member and former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA-SBL) is not a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, but scored 9,891 votes to … Continue reading OLUMIDE AKPATA IS NEW PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA BAR ASSOCIATION; ADESINA CHALLENGES ELECTORAL PROCESS
The oil-rich Niger Delta Region was on Wednesday, July 15th thrown into jubilation when the High Court, Lagos discharged and acquitted ex-warlord, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo of all charges levelled against him by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Tompolo who is highly respected in the country, especially in the oil rich Niger Delta Region where he has attracted a lot of developmental projects, … Continue reading GBENEKAMA, GBARAMATU SPOKESMAN HAILS TOMPOLO’S VICTORY AT FEDERAL HIGH COURT, LAGOS