Nigerian lawyer, Adenipekun joins Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Netherlands

The Federal Government has appointed Mr Adebayo Adenipekun, (SAN), the managing partner, Afe Babalola (SAN) chambers, as a member of the permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, Netherlands. The Permanent Court of Arbitration established by treaty in the year 1899 is an inter-governmental organisation providing a variety of Dispute Resolution services More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Germany to deport 12,000 Nigerian asylum seekers

The German government plans to repatriate 12,000 Nigerians who are seeking asylum in the country. The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Diaspora Affairs, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Fresh attacks on Nigerians in S’Africa not Xenophobic— FG

The Federal Government on Wednesday said that the latest attack at a motor park in Polokwane in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, in which two Nigerians were involved, was not a xenophobic attack. In a statement More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Terrorism: One killed, several injured in UK Parliament attack

The UK Parliament was placed on lockdown on Wednesday after a man stabbed a police officer in what local police are calling a terrorist attack. The assailant was subsequently shot and killed by other officers. Witnesses More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Xenophobia: ‘Again, five Nigerians attacked in South Africa, three in critical condition’

The Nigeria Union in South Africa on Tuesday said five Nigerians had been attacked in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of that country in renewed xenophobic attacks. Collin Mgbo, Secretary of the Union in the Province, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Senate cancels trip to South Africa

The Senate on Wednesday announced cancellation of plan to send a delegation to South Africa over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in the country. Briefing plenary after a closed-door session of the upper legislative More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Trump signs new immigration order, bans citizens of six countries

US President, Donald Trump has signed a revised immigration order, which restricts citizens from six countries from entering the country. According to Bloomberg, those countries were predominantly Muslim countries, More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Why Nigerians should not travel to United States for now – Presidency

The Presidency has advised Nigerians to shelve traveling to the United States of Americafor now. In a statement issued by the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Diaspora Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 6th, 2017
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How Jonathan rejected British offer to rescue abducted Chibok girls—UK Observer

It is a lie—Jonathan Indications emerged on Sunday that British armed forces offered to attempt to rescue the 276 girls kidnapped form Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State in 2014 by the Islamist More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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S’Africa deports 97 Nigerians

The South African Government has deported 97 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country. The deportees landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday night in a chartered aircraft More...