ASUU meets, takes critical decision on strike Thursday

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has scheduled a meeting for Thursday in Abuja to adopt a position on the concessions offered by the Nigerian government. ASUU had declared a national strike few weeks ago over the failure by the Federal Government to honour the 2009 agreement it entered into with it. The strike action had compelled both More...

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By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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NNPC to shut down 3 refineries for overhaul – GMD

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the nation’s three refineries would be shut down briefly for an overhaul for optimal performance. The NNPC Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, said More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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10 new judges ‘ll soon join Federal high court bench—CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday, disclosed that arrangements were in top gear to appoint ten new judges to fill vacant seats in various divisions of the Federal High Court More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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FUNAAB’s SSANU, NASU, others join strike

Federal University of Agriculture (FUNAAB), Abeokuta, was deserted on Monday as members of the Senior Staff Association of Universities (SSANU), Non – Academic Staff of Universities (NASU) and National Association More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Nnamdi Kanu’s father raises the alarm, says FG wants to kill his son

Takes case to United Nations As police refute allegation, say no one wants Kanu dead His Royal Highness, Isaac Okwu Kanu, is the traditional ruler of Afara Ukwu Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government area of More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Scientists discover best heart drug  

A new heart drug hailed as the biggest breakthrough since statins has been discovered by scientists with capability to save several thousands of lives. The drug, Canakinumab, works by reducing inflammation – More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Gunmen mow down another catholic priest in Lagos—Police

Beef up security around churches, mosques A Catholic priest, Rev. Father Daniel Nwankwo, presiding over St. Thomas Catholic Church, Onilekere, Lagos was on Friday shot by unknown gunmen for yet to be ascertained More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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We ‘ll expose banks used for MMM—Senate

The Senate Committee on Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Cybercrime has vowed to expose commercial banks used to perpetuate the fraud by the Mavro Mondial Movement (MMM) scheme which collapsed recently, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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After meeting with FG, resident doctor say they won’t call off strike until…

 Notwithstanding a long meeting with the Federal Government, striking doctors nationwide on Thursday morning said they would not go back to work until there were concrete pieces of evidence that their demands More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Strike: NASU set to join ASUU, doctors, may start strike Monday

Doctors’ action violates trade dispute, breach of agreement–FG Major Non-Academic Staff Unions (NASU) of tertiary institutions in the country on Wednesday said they would embark on an indefinite strike More...