I’ve received threats, death wishes for attacking Pastor Adeboye – Ijabla Raymond

Following the publication of my article a few days ago, my inbox became inundated with curses and death wishes from Christians – the same people who say their religion is peaceful and tolerant. To give the reader a flavour of what these righteous Christians have been emailing me, here are three examples: One wrote: “I have known him to be More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 12th, 2016

Ondo Guber Poll: Tunji Abayomi warns Tinubu

Human rights activist, Tunji Abayomi has written former Lagos Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu over his purported interference in the choice of gubernatorial candidate for the All Progressive Congress. The letter which More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, August 7th, 2016

2016 Budget Padding: I’m ready to die—Jibrin

Former Chairman of the Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin on Sunday said he was ready to lay down his life for the country to get to the root of his allegations against Speaker More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Why Nigeria must restructure now —Atiku Abubakar

In an umpteenth time, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called for immediate restructuring of Nigeria if its fledgling democracy must survive. He had consistently pushed the idea for more than a decade while More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 21st, 2016

The untold story about the padding of 2016 budget–Jibrin, Dogara

The decision by Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara to sack the Chairman of House Appropriation Committee, Hon Abdulmumuni Jibrin, is presently raising dust. The two lawmakers who were close allies More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Why Nigeria must restructure now, by Mike Ozekhome (SAN) PART 1

INTRODUCTION It is evidently true that those who ignore history, like the Bourbons of European history, do so at their own peril. The challenges bedeviling us as a nation did not start today, or in the recent past. More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 16th, 2016

How Gens Ihejirika, Minimah were nailed by ‘controversial’ presidential report

The interim report by the Presidential Committee on the Audit of Defence Equipment Procurement in the Armed Forces between 2011 and 2015 has polarised the polity. The report had indicted a number of serving and More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

I know what Nigerians are passing through–Buhari

  FULL TEXT OF BUHARI’S EID-EL-FITR MESSAGE I felicitate with all Nigerians, especially the Muslim Ummah, on the occasion of this year’s Eid El Fitr, which marks the completion of the Ramadan fast. I More...