Posts Tagged ‘Rivers State’

BREAKING: Rivers NLC secretariat sealed

by Seun Adeuyion February 3, 2020
The Rivers State Government yesterday night sealed the secretariat of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress located on D-Line axis of Port Harcourt. Although a letter from the State Bureau for Special Duties indicated that the premises of the state NLC were sealed to allow for structural integrity test, the Chairperson of labour […]

Reinstate permanent secretaries sacked unlawfully, Court orders Wike

by Seun Adeuyion February 1, 2020
A national industrial court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, has ordered the reinstatement of eight permanent secretaries sacked by Rivers state governor, Nyesom Woke in 2015. Wike had forcefully retired the permanent secretaries, the state’s head of service, the accountant-general and some other officials in 2015. The permanent secretaries are Samuel Woka, Kadilo Brown, Augustine Orlu-Orlu, […]

Ex-Rivers gov wins N250m defamation suit

by Seun Adeuyion January 28, 2020
A Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt on Monday ordered the author of a book, Too Good to Die, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, to pay an ex-governor of the state,  Peter Odili, N250m as damages for defamation. Odili in October  2018 filed the defamation suit before the court, demanding a published apology and  N1bn as damages from […]