Justice Oke now acting Lagos CJ, takes oath of office on Monday

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State is scheduled to swear-in Justice Opeyemi Oke as the Acting Chief Judge of the State on Monday. Justice Oke is the most senior judge of the State Judiciary. By age-long tradition in the judiciary, the most senior judge takes over when the incumbent bows out of office in acting capacity pending when the National More...

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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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We have uncovered IPOB’s slush account in Paris–FG

Following intelligence reports, the Federal Government has located a slush account in Paris to which some Nigerians have made huge deposits in support of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). It has also uncovered More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Police seeks FG’s approval to recruit 155,000 officers in 5 yrs

The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) on Friday requested President Muhammadu Buhari to approve its plan to recruit additional 155,000 policemen and women within the next five years. The request is anchored on the quest More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Lagos orders tankers, trucks to stay off Lagos roads

The Lagos State Government on Friday banned articulated vehicles from further entering the state, especially those heading to the Lagos ports. It said this would last until the government clears the gridlock caused More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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NAFDAC workers commence indefinite strike

The National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) wing of the Medical and Health Workers Union (MHWU) on Friday embarked on indefinite strike. The union wants the management to implement agreed More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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EFCC arrests computer and information science graduate for tax fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected Internet fraudster, Ake Oluseun, for tax fraud The 30-year-old suspect, who is a graduate of Computer and Information Science, was arrested More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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EFCC applauds CJN’s plan to prioritise corruption cases in courts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commended recent move by the judiciary to prioritise corruption and financial crime cases brought before it. The commendation is in a statement by Spokesman More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Health workers, nurses begin indefinite strike

Adewole appeals to JOHESU to shelve strike The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) in the teaching hospitals and medical centres across the country has directed its members nationwide to embark on an indefinite More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Lagos CP leads detectives to storm Ikorodu, destroy ritualists’ shrines, free couples

As residents arrest 84-year-old alleged kidnapper in Ondo Four shrines suspected to be used by kidnappers and ritualists in Ikorodu area of Lagos were destroyed by a team of police operatives on Wednesday. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Gov Ajimobi is planning to dethrone me—Olubadan

Sues Ajimobi over installation of 21 monarchs The controversy surrounding the installation of 21 monarchs by the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi is taking a new twist as the Olubadan of Ibadan , Oba Salihu More...