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Stop Appointing Cowards as Judges, Wike Tells NJC

Stop Appointing Cowards as Judges, Wike Tells NJC

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has asked the National Judicial Council, NJC, not to appoint lawyers who lack boldness and courage as judges. Wike, who spoke at the swearing-in of Justice Ihenacho Wilfred Obuzor as the Acting President of the Rivers State Customary Court of Appeal at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Thursday,

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Wike Inaugurates Rivers Multi-Door Courthouse

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has inaugurated the State’s Multi-door Courthouse that will offer alternative resolution to litigations bothering on trade deals and social relationships. At the inauguration, which took place at the Rivers State High Court Complex in Port Harcourt on Thursday, Wike said establishment of the Multi-door Courthouse is a further demonstration of

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Police Investigate Stripping of Female Speaker

The Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Friday Eboka, has ordered investigation into the assault of the Leader of Etche Legislative Assembly, Cynthia Nwala, by aides of the local government chairman. Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, said the commissioner had asked the Okehi Divisional Police Office to transfer the matter to the

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Insecurity in Southeast: Peter Obi Calls for Urgent Meeting of Stakeholders

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has called for an urgent meeting of all stakeholders in the South East geopolitical zone to discuss the ‘disheartening’ spate of insecurity in the zone. Obi, according to a press release by his media aide, Val Obienyem, on Monday said major stakeholders in the zone can no longer

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Wike Blasts Akpabio, May Bar NDDC Officials From Using Road to Its Headquarters

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, on Tuesday said the political value of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has been decimated since he left the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Wike spoke at the inauguration of the Special Protection Unit Base 6, of the Nigeria Police Force

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Port Harcourt Floods: Govt, Victims Trade Blames

Victims of Tuesday’s massive flooding in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital have blamed poor construction work by government contractors for the disaster. But the state government has returned the blame to residents who dump solid wastes in the drains and build on flood channels. The flood, the worst in so many years, submerged widespread

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Residents Call for Drastic Measures as Heavy Rains Submerge Port Harcourt

Most parts of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, including Government House and the state Secretariat Complex, were on Tuesday submerged as heavy rains pounded the city for several hours. The rains which started very early in the day barred many residents from leaving their homes, which incidentally became flooded. One resident in GRA area

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