ICPC seizes houses, N18m from civil servants, beneficiaries

Quizzes ex-Court of Appeal Justice, Tsamiya over alleged N200m bribe The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has recovered two high-rise buildings in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) from civil servants. The information emerged on a day the commission disclosed that it had arrested a retired Justice of the More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Justice Adeniyi Ademola bows out of the bench voluntarily

  Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja Division, has bowed out of the bench voluntarily. He reportedly sent his resignation Wednesday. That was after presiding over several cases, four of which More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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Police arrest woman over attempt to sell twins at N350,000

The Police in Katsina State have arrested one Salima Lawal, 30, of Marabar-Kankara, Malumfashi Local Government Area, for allegedly attempting to sell her twin babies.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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I agree we should stop blaming Jonathan for Nigeria’s woes— Amaechi

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday said that there was no defensible reason for his colleagues in the Muhammadu Buhari administration to continue blaming former President Goodluck Jonathan for More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Queues for petrol resurface in Abuja

Vehicular queues for petrol at service stations on Tuesday resurfaced in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The development forced the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Man hangs self over N300,000 debt in Ibadan

A 57-year-old man simply identified as Olajire Otunla on Monday hanged himself over an alleged N300,000 debt. The incident was said to have occurred at SW8/634, Oke-Ado in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital at about More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Buhari not ready to take serious action against herdsmen — Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari is not ready to take action against killer herdsmen. Fayose spoke his mind in a condolence message to those killed in fresh attacks More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Convention: Appeal Court stems S’West PDP crisis as Kashamu’s faction loses out

The Court of Appeal  sitting  in Ado-Ekiti, on Monday granted an interim order staying the execution of all orders granted by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Ado Ekiti, restraining the Dr. Eddy More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Why we bought N484 million SUVs for federal lawmakers–Rivers Govt

The Rivers State Government has bought new SUVs – Toyota Land Cruisers – worth hundreds of millions of naira for the 16 National Assembly members from the state. By rough estimation, the cost of the 16 vehicles More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Alumni Association sues Kogi varsity, VC over alleged N10m fraud

The Kogi State University Alumni Association has sued the Vice Chancellor of the Kogi State University (KSU), Professor Mohammed Abdulkadir and the institution before a state high court sitting in Anyigba over More...