Murder of our final year student gruesome, unfortunate—OAU

The authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) on Tuesday described as gruesome and unfortunate the stabbing to death of one of its final year students with the Department of Dramatic Arts, Ayoola Ayorinde. Ayorinde was reportedly going home with his brother on Wednesday evening when he was attacked by unknown assailants. According to PUNCH, Ayorinde More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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NBC blasts Nasarawa govt over demolition of Breeze 99.9 FM

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has lambasted Nasarawa State Government over demolition of the structures housing the Breeze 99.9 FM, Lafia as “shocking and unbelievable”. The structures were brought More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Buratai moves army unit to Buhari’s hometown, Daura

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. -Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday, established a Forward Operation Base, named Muhammadu Buhari Base, in Daura town, Katsina State. Buratai said the move was to enhance security in parts More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Armageddon: Delta clergyman in trouble for allegedly raping housewife

A clergyman and General Overseer of a new generation church (name withheld) in Asaba, Delta State is in trouble and presently in the police net. The ‘Man of God’ ran into trouble after he allegedly raped a More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Fashion designer arraigned for ‘damaging clothes worth N138k’, granted N150k bail

A fashion designer, Mohammed Dieng, was on Friday arraigned before a Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly damaging a customer’s clothes. The damaged clothes were said to be worth N138, 000. Dieng was More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Boko Haram hits Borno military checkpoint, injures two soldiers

A female suicide bomber attacked a military checkpoint in the Konduga area of Borno state on Wednesday, leaving two soldiers injured. A witness told TheCable that the incident happened around 8pm. He said the bomber More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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PIB: Senate blasts Kachikwu, warns him to stop making false claims

The Senate on Monday blasted Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu over what it called his penchant for making false claims to mislead the world. The red chamber of the National Assembly, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Ebola Outbreak: FG steps up effort to arrest importation of disease into Nigeria

As Adewole visits Abuja airport, calls for calm The Federal Government, on Monday, said it had stepped up efforts to arrest any attempt by any foreigner or traveller from country where Ebola has been detected More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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2017 UTME: Candidates protest poor internet at CBT centres

As the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) began its 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), candidates commended JAMB as others lamented the hitches experienced at the exam centres. Some More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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UTME not postponed—JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday night said.the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) scheduled for today has not been postponed. Spokesperson of JAMB, Fabian Benjamin, More...