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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

RIVERS GOVT TAKES POSSESSION OF KIDNEY ISLAND

The Rivers State Government has secured the enforcement of her interest in the acquisition of 45 percent equity stake in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 11 and Kidney Island in Port Harcourt. Accordingly, Kidney Island, which was once used as Shell Petroleum Development Company operational base in Port Harcourt, now belongs to the Rivers State Government pursuant to a certificate of purchase registered in the Lands … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT TAKES POSSESSION OF KIDNEY ISLAND

OKOWA APPOINTS HON JUSTICE PATIENCE ELUMEZE, ACTING PRESIDENT DELTA CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL

GOVERNMENT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT Okowa Appoints Hon Justice Patience Elumeze, Acting President Delta Customary Court of Appeal. It is hereby announced for the information of the general public that following the retirement of Hon. Justice Stella Ogene as President of the Delta State Customary Court of Appeal, His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State has approved the appointment of Hon Justice Patience Elumeze … Continue reading OKOWA APPOINTS HON JUSTICE PATIENCE ELUMEZE, ACTING PRESIDENT DELTA CUSTOMARY COURT OF APPEAL

OKOWA URGES OGENE TO BRING LESSONS OF HER YEARS OF SERVICE TO BEAR IN HER FUTURE ENDEAVOURS; SAYS STATE WILL STILL NEED HER COUNSEL, SERVICES

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has urged the retiring President of the Delta State Customary Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice S.O.N Ogene to bring the lessons of the years past to bear in her future endeavours. The Governor advised her not to retire into private life as the State will still need her counsel and services especially as a role model to the … Continue reading OKOWA URGES OGENE TO BRING LESSONS OF HER YEARS OF SERVICE TO BEAR IN HER FUTURE ENDEAVOURS; SAYS STATE WILL STILL NEED HER COUNSEL, SERVICES

EXECUTIVE ORDER 10 WILL DESTROY CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN STATES, GOV WIKE WARNS FG

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has warned that the Federal Government will destroy criminal justice system in States if the Executive Order 10 is implemented. Governor Wike, said Executive Order 10 of the Federal Government, which permits the deduction of funds from each State account to finance the judiciary, is politically motivated and geared towards the 2023 general election. A statement by Kelvin Ebiri, … Continue reading EXECUTIVE ORDER 10 WILL DESTROY CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN STATES, GOV WIKE WARNS FG