Herdsmen Attack: International Criminal Court replies HURIWA

Promises to probe herdsmen attacks in Nigeria As SERAP seeks investigation of alleged missing N11tr power funds The International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague, Netherlands has promised to launch investigation into herdsmen attack in the country as requested by Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA). HURIWA made the disclosure on More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Niger, Benin owe Nigeria $115.91m for power supply

Ahead of the forthcoming 18th meeting of the operators with the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, some international customers allegedly owe Nigeria about $115.91million (over N35billion) More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Seven European countries deport 41 Nigerians, Libya expels 128

Forty-one Nigerians deported from seven European countries for committing immigration-related offences arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday. This is just as a batch of another More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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UN Security Council calls for disbursement of Oslo fund to Nigeria, others

The UN Security Council on Wednesday called for the disbursement of the funds pledged for the North-east Nigeria at the Oslo Conference on Boko Haram in February. The 15-member council, in a statement, expressed More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Nigeria to repatriate 18 ECOWAS citizens

Eighteen illegal immigrants arrested by officers of Nigeria Immigration Service, Ogun Command, at Akonu village, Bode Olude area, will soon be repatriated to their countries of origin. The Public Relations Officer More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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I’II be back soon, PMB writes AU

As NGF visits Buhari in London President Muhammadu Buhari has told the chairman of the assemblies of heads of state and government of the African Union (AU) and president of Guinea, Alpha Conde, that he would More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Six ECOWAS countries to utilise Nigeria’s state of the art aviation safety laboratory equipment

The International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO, has said that Nigeria and six other ECOWAS countries will use the $5.8 million Safety Laboratory Equipment belonging to the Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Oil prices near $50 amid tension in the Gulf

Oil prices edged higher on a weaker dollar and diplomatic tensions in the Gulf on Friday. Benchmark Brent crude futures were up 24 cents at 49.54 dollars a barrel, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Kenya: Court sentences three men to death for stripping, assaulting woman

Three men have been sentenced to death for stripping and sexually assaulting a woman they believed dressed too provocatively. The men are Edward Gitau, Nicholas Mwangi and Meshak Mwangi, According to DAILY MAIL, More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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US begins crackdown on Nigerians, others, with expired visas

The Donald Trump-led government of the United States (US) has sanctioned a crackdown on visitors with visa overstays. Top on the list are Nigeria, Brazil, Venezuela, China and Colombia. They are regarded as countries More...