Suit challenging Police, DSS powers to search Wike’s home suffers setback


…as court shifts hearing till Jan 22
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri
ABUJA – The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, deferred hearing on a suit challenging powers of the Nigerian Police Force, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, or the Department of State Service, DSS, to search the Abuja residence of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, till January 22, 2018.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and his wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike during the 57th Independence Celebration on Sunday at the Sharks Stadium in Port Harcourt.


Wike had in an Originating Summons he filed through his team of lawyers led by Mr. Sylva Ogwemoh, SAN, prayed the court to abort any attempt by the defendants to execute any search warrant at his residence in Abuja or any other part of the country.

He told the court that the defendants had perfected plans to obtain and…

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