HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO OUR FIRST LADY




The Hon. Justice Eberechi Nyesom-Wike was born on Wednesday, the 24th day of May, 1972 into the Christian family of Dr. Ikechukwu Amadi Obuzor of Odiokwu in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State. 

 Upon qualification to study law and admission into the Rivers State University of Science and Techonology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria, His Lordship humbly began the pursuit of a noble career in the Legal Profession when she obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (Hons) in 1996 and proceeded to the Nigerian Law School wherein she obtained the Barrister-at-Law (B.L.) (Hons) in 1997 and was called to the Nigerian Bar on the 25th of February, 1998. 


 She holds a Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M), from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom by virtue of the prestigious British Chevening Scholarship (2005/2006).


Between 1998 to 2001, His Lordship was a Legal Counsel (Litigation) with E. C. Ukala & Co (Efe Chambers) and later appointed a Magistrate Grade I in the Rivers State Magistracy where she climed through the rungs of varying grades and served for more than 10 years, her last appointment being Chief Magistrate Grade II in 2009, until her present appointment as a Judge of the High Court of Rivers State on 14th February, 2012 where she is presently the presiding Judge, High Court of Justice, Nchia.  His Lordship is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA); International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Rivers State Branch (and once the Assistant Financial Secretary); National and International Associations of Women Judges (NAWJ and IAWJ); also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) and an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb).  She was once a member of the Magistrates’ Association of Nigeria (MAN) Rivers State Branch and a one-time Public Relations Officer of the Association.


His Lordship has attended conferences, workshops and leadership programmes organised by the National Judicial Institute (NJI) and the Lagos Business School (LBS) amongst others.  An observer of Judicial Proceedings at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in Amsterdam on an excursion by LL.M students of the University of Sussex, U.K. in 2006.  His Lordship enjoys travelling, cooking, reading, listening to classic and contemporary music and keepts fit through swimming and playing lawn tennis.  His Lordship is happily married to Chief Ezenwo Nyesom Wike and together they are blessed with three adorable children



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  1. All this brains and accolades and she manages to marry the biggest fool in rivers. How sway?

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