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Day: October 5, 2017

Lawyer Slams Public Interest Suit Against Delta Govt, State Assembly Over Alleged Inconsistent In… 

Lawyer Slams Public Interest Suit Against Delta Govt, State Assembly Over Alleged Inconsistent In… 

NEWS
Warri-based human rights lawyer and Executive Director, Centre for Underprivileged and Vulnerable Persons, Centrep, Oghenejabor Ikimi, on Thursday announced that High Court 1, Effurun has fixed 16 November, 2017 to hear the suit against the Delta State Government, State House of Assembly as well as the Attorney General of the state over a section of the Criminal Procedures Law (Law of Delta state, as enacted in 2016). The originating summons which was filed on 4th August, 2017, with Suit No: EHC/153/2017 Oghenejabor Ikimi, ESQ., Vs. Delta State Government & 2 others is praying the court for the interpretation of Sections 6(6), 35(1) (4), 17(2)(e) & 36(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended) vis-à-vis the proviso to Section 120 of the Crim
Burutu Councillors Disassociate Selves From Council Chairman Alleged Impeachment

Burutu Councillors Disassociate Selves From Council Chairman Alleged Impeachment

COMMUNITY REPORT
The councilors representing Burutu Local Government Area Wards 13 and 14, Hon. Joseph Asiaye Alubeze and Hon. Sunday Oruekpeti respectively, have disassociate themselves from the alleged impeachment of Chief Ebikeme Clark by the Legislative Arm of the Council, saying the impeachment lacks merit as it did not pass through due process. The councillors who spoke separately in Warri on Thursday said that the clerk of the house Mr. Choice Weleke was not in the sitting when the suppose vote of no confidence was passed on the council Chairman. According to them, before such an action can be carried out by the legislative arm, the clerk of the house ought to have been present during the plenary and he is the only one that has right to sign such resolution on behalf of the house...
Rivers: Group Expresses Concern Over Bodo Cleanup

Rivers: Group Expresses Concern Over Bodo Cleanup

COMMUNITY REPORT, NIGER DELTA
The Save Our Ogoni Project has expressed worried over the way and manner Lamor and Inkas, the two leading firms handling the cleanup and remediation exercise in Bodo community are conducting their business in the community. In a statement by its Coordinator, Mr. Anthony Aalo on Thursday, the group observed that, Lamor and Inkas are clearly conducting their business in a way that does not assure the Bodo people that they will have a clean environment that will ensure the resumption of their major occupations which is fishing and farming in the community. The statement read in part: "We are indeed worried about the quality of job that is been done as regards the cleanup. The Save Our Ogoni Project understands that the 400 personnel claimed to have been trained about two years ago c...