Buhari condoles with Farida Waziri over husband’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari  on Tuesday condoled with the family of the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Farida Waziri, and friends of the former Nigerian Ambassador to Turkey, Senator Ajuji Waziri, who died on Monday. Buhari also joined the diplomatic corps and the National Assembly in mourning the death of the More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Govt didn’t kill my husband–Merit Obuah

Merit, the Wife of late former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Gordon Obua, has dispelled rumour that her husband’s death has something to do with his ordeal in the custody More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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IPC, NUJ condemn killing of Bayelsa journalist, call for urgent investigation

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, has deplored the brutal murder of a journalist, Mr. Famous Giobaro of Bayelsa State-owned radio station, Glory FM 97.1. Giobaro was shot dead by unknown gunmen More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Abuja Airport re-opens tomorrow

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is scheduled to re-open for commercial flights operations tomorrow. The airport was shut down for six weeks to allow runway repairs. Minster of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 14th, 2017
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SSANU suspends Abuja varsity registrar, 21 others for anti-union activities

Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), on Thursday suspended the Registrar of University of Abuja, Mrs. Rifkatu Hoshen Swanta, and 20 others from office. The association cited  alleged anti-union More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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CAC Crisis: 17 years after, court quashes forgery charge against church pastors

A Federal high court sitting in Ibadan on Tuesday dismissed a 17-year old forgery suit against some pastors of the Christ Apostolic Church. That was after the trial judge, Justice Ayo Emmanuel upheld the application More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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23-year-old Efe Ejeba Wins BBNaija Contest

Efe Ejeba was on Sunday declared winner of Big Brother Nigeria 2017 reality TV show. He is 23-year old The only remaining male house mate in the competition, surrounded by four ladies, went home with N25 million More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Zenith Basketball dunks off in Abuja 

The annual national female Basketball League will dunk off today at the Indoor sports hall of the National Stadium in Abuja. The event is being sponsored by a top financial services provider—Zenith Bank. A total More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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News of Alamieyeseigha devastated me in prison—Ib ori

Visits Alamieteseigha’s family Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, on Wednesday, disclosed that the news of the death of former  governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha devastated More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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How the battle to succeed Abacha took place in Aso Rock – Ex-Army Chief Bamaiyi

A former Chief of Army Staff, Ishaya Bamaiyi, has given a vivid account of how the then senior officers engaged in the battle to succeed former military head of state, Sani Abacha, who died in the early hours of More...