NDLEA arraigns three Nigerians, a Ghanaian for engaging in marijuana biz

By Temitope Stephen Three Nigerians and a Ghanian national  were on Thursday arraigned before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on a three-count charge of importing 3,525 kilogrammes of Marijuana (otherwise known as canabis sativa)  into the country. Facing trial are Adeboe Nana Shelter who is a Ghanaian, Falilat Sodiq, Mary Samuel Ige and Kazeem More...

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By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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16 killed, 82 injured in Borno suicide attack— Police

The Police in Borno on Wednesday said 16 persons were killed and 82 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in a market in Konduga Local Government Area of the state. The commissioner, Damian Chukwu, confirmed More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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ASUU strike may end in two days–FG

Says it has a way of engaging unions As Ngige accuses ASUU of violating labour laws The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the industrial action embarked upon by the More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Oyo govt bans churches, mosques, clubs from using outdoor speakers

Prosecutes 372 environmental offenders The Oyo State Government on Tuesday gave all churches, mosques, as well as clubs and restaurants in the state two weeks ultimatum to remove their outdoor speakers or face More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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ASUU goes on indefinite strike action

NANS, others seek quick resolution of crisis The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Monday declared a nationwide indefinite strike action. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, who briefed newsmen on Monday More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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Normalcy returns to Ozubulu church, re-opens a week after attack

One week after gunmen stormed St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra, and killed worshippers during early morning service, normal service held in the church on Sunday. It would be recalled that the church More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Lassa Fever spreads, three LUTH doctors infected–Investigations

Those infected to be discharged this week, says Lagos govt Ogun confirms one case, says 66 others under surveillance Contrary to recent media reports that only one medical doctor, alongside two other health workers More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Group wants suspected drug baron linked to Ozubulu killings extradited, face trial

A pressure group operating as Civil Rights Realisation and Advancement Network (CRRAN) on Thursday requested the Federal Government to push for extradition of an alleged drug baron linked to Sunday’s massacre More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Group lauds IGP’s reward system

Calls on PSC to disregard complaints against police promotion exercise A Civil Society Organization, The Progressives has lauded the reward system embarked upon by the Inspector General of Police‎, Ibrahim More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Buhari is dead

The Director-General of Child Rights Agency, Mariam Kolo, on Wednesday disclosed that the baby, whose manhood was chopped off by his step mother in Niger State, Dauda Buhari, was dead. Kolo said Buhari died in More...