We’ve returned 198 illegal migrants from Saudi Arabia to Nigeria—FG

The Federal Government on Saturday returned 198 illegal migrant from Nigeria residing in Saudi Arabia to the country through the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) The Consulate General of Nigeria, Muhammad Yahaya Sani, who led the illegal immigrants to Nigeria, revealed that the Federal Government sponsored their return. He said: “The More...

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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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UK, Nigeria partner to stem drug, sex abuse in IDP camps

The United Kingdom has collaborated with the Nigeria through the Nigeria Police to combat problems of drug and sexual violence in internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in the North East. Cases of drug abuse More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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Reminiscences: I was not among those that arrested Buhari in 1985—Dasuki

Gives reasons why he didn’t flee after his indictment A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mr. Sambo Dasuki, has refuted the claim that he was one of the military officers that arrested President Muhammadu More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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1004 Estate Brouhaha: Firm sues Lagos Govt over plans to stop trial of suspects

Queries the morality of issuing two conflicting legal advice By Temitope  Stephen A property development firm, 1004 Estate Limited, has sued Lagos State Government over its plan to stop the prosecution of 10 More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Kenya: Court sentences three men to death for stripping, assaulting woman

Three men have been sentenced to death for stripping and sexually assaulting a woman they believed dressed too provocatively. The men are Edward Gitau, Nicholas Mwangi and Meshak Mwangi, According to DAILY MAIL, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Abia court dissolves 19-month old marriage over sex starvation, abandonment

A Customary Court in Aba South Local Government Area of Abia has dissolved the marriage between one Juliet Igwe and her husband, Chibuzo. The court cited abandonment of responsibilities and irreconcilable differences More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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DELSU flouts FG’s directive, charges N5,000 for post-UTME screening 

Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, has announced its readiness to conduct computer-based aptitude tests in place of post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) for the 2017/2018 academic session. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Double Payment Allegation: Fayemi threatens to sue SERAP

Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has threatened to sue the Social-Economic Rights Accountability Project over an allegation that he had been earning pensions from the Ekiti State Government. SERAP, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Security guard bags three-month jail term for stealing from auto-crash victim

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Tuesday sentenced a 25-year-old security guard, Musa Isah, to three months imprisonment for stealing N500 from an accident victim. Mr. Isah was arraigned on a count charge of More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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WAEC withholds 214,952 results

Precisely 59.22 per cent of 1,559,192 candidates, who wrote the May/June 2017 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) made credits in five subjects, including English and Mathematics, it was More...