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A High Court In Rivers State Was Bombed This Morning

The Ahoada high court in Rivers state was hit by a bomb blast this morning January 6th 2014,A statement by Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party confirmed the incident.

The Will Nigeria reports

The bombing of the court where Justice Charles N. Wali usually holds court, reportedly occurred on Monday morning a few hours before a politically charged suit against Hon Evans Bipi, a member of the Rivers State House of Assembly and leader of a group of 6 lawmakers, who has been unlawfully parading himself as the Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly.

Justice Wali had about a month ago ordered Bipi to stop parading himself as Speaker of the House as the tussle over control of the state government between loyalists of the Presidency and the Rivers Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, lingers with an end in sight. No casualties have been reported over the bombing as at the time of filing this report.

 

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