Diezani’s $115m Bribe: Ex-minister, Jumoke Akinjide, submits self to EFCC

As court releases Rep who stands surety. By Temitope Stephen Former Minister of  State for Defence and  one time Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide accused of collecting the sum of N650 million from former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Deziani Allison  Madueke to prosecute the 2015  general election on Wednesday More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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How I caught my 50-yr old lover defiling my 15-month-old baby in Bayelsa—Ms Blessing

Men of Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested a 50-year-old man, Oku Ekanem after he was caught defiling his lover’s 15-month-old baby in Swali, Yenagoa, the state capital. Oku was allegedly caught in the More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Assets Declaration Verdict: I’m not bothered by FG’s appeal against my acquittal – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Olubukola Saraki on Wednesday said he was ready to face the Federal Government at the Court of Appeal over an appeal lodged by it to nullify his acquittal at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Saraki More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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How former JTF Commander, Gen Atewe laundered N6bn with my bank accounts—Witness

  By Temitope Stephen There was a pin drop silence on Monday at the Federal high court, Lagos when a star prosecution witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Nkem Ahidjo, mounted More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Osinbajo bemoans slow judicial process, says it is a nightmare for investors

Seeks measures for speedy judicial process By Toyin Akinfolajimi Acting President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday expressed worries over what he called “crawling” judicial process in More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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DSS re-arraigns Boko Haram suspects for 2011 murder of foreigners

By Toyin Akinfolajimi The Department of State Service (DSS) on Monday re-arraigned eight Boko Haram suspects for the killing of five foreigners who were abducted from a construction site in Kebbi state in 2011. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Alleged N9.7bn Fraud: Ex-Gov Suswam, two others get N750m bai

By Toyin Akinfolajimi A Federal high court sitting in Abuja on Monday admitted former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam and two others to bail in the sum of N750 million. That was after they had entered a More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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2017 Budget: FG plans to drag N’Assembly to S’Court

To seek judicial interpretation on extent of parliament’s power to alter Appropriation Bill Strong indications emerged at the weekend that the Federal Government may invoke the original jurisdiction of More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Quit Notice: Arewa youths write Osinbajo, want him allow Biafra happen

A controversial group operating as the Coalition of Arewa Youth has written Acting President Oluyemi Osinbajo to allow the Igbos agitating for secession to “have their Biafra” for peace to reign in the country. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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How Abacha actually died in 1998 – Al-Mustapha

Fresh facts have emerged on how former Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha mysteriously died in office in 1998. Major Hamza Al Mustapha who was the former Chief Security Officer, CSO, to the late Head of State, Gen More...