Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers says the state isn't battling the Federal Government or any of its organizations over collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) as being insinuated in certain quarters. Speaking on Sunday in Abuja at a public lecture entitled: "Taxing Powers in a Federal System" to mark the 60th birthday celebration of Mr Ahmed Raji, (SAN).
The Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike stated in a public lecture that the state is not fighting the Federal Government or any of its agencies over the collection of Value Added Tax as been insinuated in some quarters at Rivers State. On Sunday At Abuja, to mark the 60th birthday of Mr. Ahmed Raji, (SAN) in a public lecture titled, "Taxing Powers in a Federal System”, Governor Wike disclose that the state was only trying to pursue what was right and legitimate within the ambits of the constitution.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has announced N20 Million compensation to the families of each of the soldiers and policemen killed by members of proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organization of Biafra (IPOB) in Oyigbo last week. In addition, the Governor has promised to rebuild all burnt police stations in Oyigbo and vowed to ensure that the terrorist organisation no longer exist in Rivers State. Governor Wike stated this during a condolence visit to the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan
According to reports, the Rivers State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Zacchaeus Adangor, today being Monday 14th December 2020, has been officially sworn in as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), alongside seventy one (71) other Lawyers who were named as new Senior Advocate of Nigeria. The swearing in and inauguration of the new Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), was done by the Legal Practitioners Privilege in November at the Abuja Supreme Court. Report carries it that a total of one