Medical equipment worth billions of naira abandoned at 14 health institutions—Reps

Several medical equipment worth billions of naira have been abandoned at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) and at 13 other federal health institutions in the country. The House of Representatives’ Committee on Health made the disclosure at the weekend. But the committee did not mention the identities of other federal health institutions More...

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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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How God used Pastor Adeboye to avert terrible air mishap calculated to take my life—Bishop Oyedepo

Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (LFCWW), David Oyedepo on Friday recounted how the Almighty used the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Suicide: How a 40-yr old Ondo indigene jumped into Lagos lagoon

A 40-year old man reportedly of Ondo State origin and simply identified as Oluseyi Adekunle, on Friday jumped into the Lagos Lagoon by the Ikoyi-Lekki Link Bridge. The incident reportedly took place at about 10:00am. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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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 More...

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...