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 housewife (name withheld) including duping members of his church the sum ofN160, 000. He is presently in the custody of the police at the Delta More...

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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...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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My husband’s case is not in my hands –Mercy Aigbe

The saga in the home of the Gentry’s seems to be far from over as star actress, Mercy Aigbe’s husband, Lanre Gentry was remanded in prison during the week for failure to meet his bail condition. When Saturday More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Osinbajo inaugurates NSIA board

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday inaugurated the board of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA). The board is chaired by Babajide Zetilin (South West) while members of the board represent each More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 13th, 2017
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Dignitaries in 30 aircraft storm Minna for IBB’s daughter’s wedding

It was a roll call of who is who in Nigeria on Friday as not fewer than 30 aircraft including 26 private jets and four police and air force aircraft touched down in Minna on Friday for the wedding of former President More...