Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Court awards N82.7m against Total for illegal land acquisition

A Port Harcourt High Court has ordered Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Limited to pay Mr. Ken Ojiri’s N82.7 million for illegal acquisition of...

Gov. Wike alleges plot by FG to frame him

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by the federal government and her agents to frame him...

Appeal Court Ends 30yr-Old Chieftaincy Battle In Rivers Community

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has upheld its earlier judgment, which declared King Benson Mgbowaji Egwenre Oruk XVII as the legitimate...

Wike Swears In Four Judges

Says Nigeria is now completely directionlessGovernor Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Monday swore in four judges of the State High Court and Customary...

IGP orders Rivers CP to write Wike over ‘Safety Corps Bill’

The IGP also ordered the Commissioner of Police (CP) Zaki Ahmed, Rivers State, to write the Government of Rivers State over a recent security...

Wike signs controversial Neighbourhood Watch Safety Corps Law

Rivers State Governor, Nysom Ezenwo Wike, has given his assent to the the controversal Rivers State Neighbourhood Safety Corps Law No.8 of 2018.The Governor...

Court remands lawyer in prison for alleged rape of 12-year-old

A Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday remanded a 46-year-old lawyer, Kingsley Philips, in prison for alleged rape of a-12-year-old girl.Mr....

Rivers: Presidency yet to inform me about Buhari’s visit – Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday said the Federal Government has not informed him of President Muhammadu Buhari’s proposed visit to the state.Wike, who stated...

Alleged defamation: Court adjourns Ateke Tom’s case till May 9

A state High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has adjourned till May 9, 2018 for pre-trial conference, a case of...

Rivers Assembly rejects local govt autonomy

The Rivers State House of Assembly yesterday approved nine of 15 items in the constitution alteration bill of the 1999 amended constitution.The National Assembly...

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