S’Africa deports 90 Nigerians

A total of 90 Nigerians were, on Friday, deported by the South African government to Nigeria. The victims were sent back home for allegedly committing immigration-related offences in the country. According to DSP Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command , the deportees who were all men, landed at the Murtala Muhammed International More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Two Nigerians shot dead in South Africa

  Two Nigerians have been shot dead in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Mike Ibitoye, Chairman of the Nigeria Union in South Africa, disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) via telephone from More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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How I came about the idea to assassinate Donald Trump – Michael Sandford

A 21-year-old Briton, Michael Sandford recently jailed after his failed plot to assassinate the president of United States, Donald Trump, on Tuesday disclosed that screaming voices in his head instructed him to More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Airline flies passenger 3,000 miles in wrong direction

  The United Airlines has been forced to apologise after accidentally flying a passenger 3,000 miles in the wrong direction. The passenger, Lucie Bahetoukilae, who speaks no English, was intending to catch More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Senate seeks information on status of Nigeria-UK Prisoner Transfer Agreement

The Senate on Tuesday directed its Committees on Judiciary, Human Rights and Foreign Affairs to investigate the current status of the prisoner repatriation agreement between Nigeria and the United Kingdom. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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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 More...

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...