Why DSS, police clashed in Emir of Bauchi’s palace

An official of the Department of State Services (DSS) and an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) were engaged in a brawl on Tuesday at the palace of Emir of Bauchi, Dr. Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu, over a minor disagreement. The disagreement which degenerated into the brawl occurred as members of the Northern Governors’ Wives Forum (NGWF) paid a courtesy More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Strike: Otuoke varsity shuts down

Four trade unions including the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday paralysed the academic activities at the Federal University, Otuoke following a five day warning strike embarked upon by them More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Again, herdsmen kill over 25 in Plateau, Delta

As groups allege plot by gunmen to invade Benue Suspected Fulani herdsmen have reportedly murdered about 29 people in Nkei-Dongwro near Miango in Bassa Local Government Area, Plateau State, on Monday. A dusk-to-dawn More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Monkey Pox: Don’t allow Nigerian Army treat your children – Ezeife begs Igbos

A one-time Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has advised people of the South East against allowing medical personnel of the Nigerian Military treat their children. Ezeife gave the advice in reaction More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Tagbo: Davido hires SAN, cautions police, media

Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has hired a member of the inner bar, Norrison Quakers (SAN) to handle his defence regarding his alleged involvement in the death of his close pal, Tagbo More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Rights Suit: ECOWAS Court slams FG, awards N18m damages in favour of actress Njemanze, two others

A three-member panel of the Community Court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has ordered the Federal Government to pay three aggrieved Nigerians including a popular actress, Dorothy Njemanze More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Again, police summon Davido over friend’s death as CCTV footages emerge

The police have summoned a popular music artiste, David Adeleke (aka Davido) for questioning over the controversial circumstances surround the death of his friend, Tagbo Umeike. Lagos State Commissioner of Police, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Monkeypox: Pandemonium in Enugu, Anambra, Delta, others over rumoured vaccination of school pupils by soldiers

Panic Wednesday gripped Enugu, Anambra, Imo, Ebonyi and Delta states over reports of alleged fresh outbreak of Monkeypox and forced vaccination of pupils by soldiers. The rumour which spread like wild fire Wednesday, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Nigeria has no equipment to confirm Monkeypox disease—Dr Ukpong

Disease hits six other states, cases rise to 31 Sample of affected persons taken to Seirra Leone The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday disclosed that fresh cases of Monkeypox disease had been More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Misplaced Priorities: Aisha Buhari hits Aso Rock Clinic management

Says clinic has no syringe, paracetamol, other consumables Demands explanation on expenditure of huge allocations As Perm Secretary explains challenges Mrs Aisha Buhari, the wife of the president on Monday hit More...