Sack: Why DSS stormed Pencom–Source

Detectives from the Department of State Security (DSS) have raided the office of the National Pension Commission (PenCom). Insider sources said the raid was likely targeted at the sacked Director -General, Mrs. Chinelo Anohu-Amazu for reasons yet unknown. Mrs. Anohu- Amazu, who herself confirmed the invasion of her former office said she learnt about More...

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By Bar and Bench On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Presidential Poll: Don’t rule Buhari out of 2019 race, say aides

Contrary to prevailing views about President Muhammadu Buhari’s health, checks have revealed that the President is making ‘steady and significant recovery’ to prepare him for the 2019 presidential race The More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Probe of SGF, NIA boss ‘ll be done closed door—Osinbajo

Vice President Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo-led ‎Presidential Committee saddled with the responsibility of probing the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), David Babachir Lawal and the Director More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, April 23rd, 2017
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Kano plans compulsory HIV test for would-be couples

Kaduna assembly bans marriage without medical test Kano State Agency for the Control of AIDS (KSACA) is collaborating with the Hisbah Board to come up with a law that would compel couples to undergo HIV screening More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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FG orders hospitals nationwide to prepare for disease outbreak

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole on Friday held a crucial meeting with the heads of federal government tertiary hospitals in the country in Abuja with a charge that they should prepare, equip and be proactive More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Buhari appoints Momoh as new NERC Chair

Three months after the Senate confirmed six nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari as commissioners of Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and rejected Professor Akintunde Akinwande as the commission’s More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Why FG is probing NIA over Ikoyi $43 million— Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu on Friday disclosed that the on-going probe launched by President Muhammadu Buhari into the hidden cash discovered by EFFC More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Buhari, Atiku,Saraki, Mark grieve ove demise of football fans in Calabar

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday expressed shock and sadness over the tragic news of the demise of several Nigerians at a football viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River State on Thursday night while watching More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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How ex-Gov Babangida Aliyu stole the recovered N6bn loot from Niger State treasury—Gov Bello

As EFCC proceeds against Aliyu with a 95-count charge Strong indications emerged on Friday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has proceeded against the detained former Niger State Governor, Babangida More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Worries, delay as two Air Peace aircrafts ‘collide’ at Lagos Airport

Many passengers scheduled to be airlifted by Air Peace to various destinations were on Thursday delayed when two aircraft owned by the airline were grounded. The aircraft operations were suspended after two of More...