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WIKE HAILS SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT, SAYS RIVERS DEFENDED ITS OIL WELLS

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says Rivers State was in court with its neighbouring Imo State, not to claim victory, but to defend its ownership rights of oil wells in Akri and Mbede communities. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, revealed that Governor Wike made the clarification in Port Harcourt on Friday, May 6th, 2022, in response to the … Continue reading WIKE HAILS SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT, SAYS RIVERS DEFENDED ITS OIL WELLS

Defection: COURT ADJOURNS AYADE’S FATE TO APRIL 6

Presiding judge of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, has adjourned a suit seeking to remove the Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, from office for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the All Progressives Congress (APC), to April 6, 2022, for ruling. Justice Taiwo postponed the suit to April 6, saying the parties in the case were … Continue reading Defection: COURT ADJOURNS AYADE’S FATE TO APRIL 6

WE EXPECT RIVERS DISPUTE WITH FG TO END ILLEGAL OPPRESSIVE VAT POLICY IN NIGERIA – GOV WIKE

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the ongoing dispute between Rivers State and the Federal Government over the legitimate authority to impose and collect Value Added Taxes (VAT) has enormous constitutional implications that should be addressed succinctly. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, disclosed that Governor Wike made the assertion at the book presentation titled: Contemporary Essays on Law … Continue reading WE EXPECT RIVERS DISPUTE WITH FG TO END ILLEGAL OPPRESSIVE VAT POLICY IN NIGERIA – GOV WIKE

COURT DECLARES FED GOVT’S DEDUCTION FROM FEDERATION ACCOUNT TO FUND POLICE UNCONSTITUTIONAL; GOV WIKE SAYS ITS VICTORY FOR DEMOCRACY

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has declared as unconstitutional the Federal Government’s deduction of funds directly from the Federation Account to fund the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in line with Section 4(1)(a) and (b) of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act 2019. Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, reports thatJustice Ahmed Mohammed made the declaration while delivering judgment … Continue reading COURT DECLARES FED GOVT’S DEDUCTION FROM FEDERATION ACCOUNT TO FUND POLICE UNCONSTITUTIONAL; GOV WIKE SAYS ITS VICTORY FOR DEMOCRACY

UNIPORT Law Faculty Names Chamber After Danagogo, Rivers SSG

The newly established Students’ Chamber in the University of Port Harcourt Law Faculty has been named after Secretary to the Rivers State Government, Dr Tammy Wenike Danagogo. Speaking during the inauguration of the Chambers, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Owunari Georgewill, applauded the Faculty of Law for selecting Dr Danagogo amongst other revered legal luminaries across the country to inspire … Continue reading UNIPORT Law Faculty Names Chamber After Danagogo, Rivers SSG

N7Bn Libel Suit Against ThisDay Newspaper: I’M IN COURT TO GET JUSTICE, CLEAR MY NAME – Gov Wike

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State, appeared before the State High Court in Port Harcourt, on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, to testify as a witness in a Seven Billion Naira (N7B) libel suit against THISDAY Newspaper. A statement by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor, revealed that Governor Wike said he was in court to seek justice and clear his … Continue reading N7Bn Libel Suit Against ThisDay Newspaper: I’M IN COURT TO GET JUSTICE, CLEAR MY NAME – Gov Wike

DISREGARD SENTIMENT IN ESTABLISHMENT OF MORE CAMPUSES OF NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL – Gov Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said approval for any new campus of the Nigerian Law School in the country should be based on needs assessment and not on political sentiment. He noted that with the paucity of funds being allocated to the Nigerian Law School by the Federal Government, States with capacity to build brand new campus of the institution should be encouraged … Continue reading DISREGARD SENTIMENT IN ESTABLISHMENT OF MORE CAMPUSES OF NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL – Gov Wike