Nigeria to pull out from 90 international organisations

The Federal Government says it will trim down Nigeria’s membership of over 310 international organisations and associated financial obligations to safeguard the nation from possible financial embarrassment. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, made this known when she addressed State House correspondents on the outcome of the Federal Executive More...

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By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Buhari’s illness worked up ECOWAS  leaders—President Akufo-Addo

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s illness created a serious anxiety within the rank and file of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Akufo-Addo More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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Kenya’s Presidential Poll: Nigerian lawyers hail Supreme Court’s annulment of Kenyatta’s election

Recollect how Nigerian judges bungled similar opportunities to speak with courage in past presidential polls Charge Nigerian judiciary to wake up Prominent Nigerian lawyers on Friday applauded the verdict of More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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UK’s National Crime Agency freezes Alison-Madueke’s London properties

The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has frozen London properties valued at £10 million allegedly bought for the former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, as investigations into the More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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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 More...

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...