Police shut Peace Corps orientation camp in Offa, say it’s illegal

  The Commissioner of Police in Kwara state, Olushola Amore, has shut down a training camp of Peace Corps of Nigeria in Offa local government area of the state, describing it as illegal. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the development on Friday in Ilorin, saying the Commissioner viewed the camp as illegal, More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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FUT Minna shut

The authorities of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, on Thursday shut down the Bosso campus of the school following a violent protest by students of the institution. A 300 level student of the School More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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House of Reps member, Bello Sani dies at 51

Lawmaker representing Mashi/Dvisi federal constituency of Katsina State in the House of Representatives, Mr Bello Sani, is dead. He is 51 years old. Bello reportedly died on Wednesday. According to the Speaker More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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FG, Labour agree to review minimum wage

The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba, on Wednesday disclosed that both the Federal Government and the organised Labour movement in the country had reached a consensus on planned review More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, charges stakeholders on tourism development

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on tourism stakeholders in the country to put their hands on deck and move the industry to the next level. Mohammed made the call at the public More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Alleged N1.5bn Fraud: Court rejects evidence against colonel, security consultants

The trial of Nicholas Ashinze and some security consultants for their alleged roles in a N1.5 billion fraud charge suffered a setback on Tuesday. The charges were brought against them by the Economic and Financial More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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INEC fixes Saturday for conduct of outstanding elections in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Saturday for the conclusion of all outstanding elections in Rivers State. INEC resident electoral commissioner in the state, ‎Aniedi Ikoiwak, made More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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1.7 million candidates to write 2017 UTME–JAMB

Some 1.7 million candidates are expected to sit for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has said. Mr. Oloyede More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Corruption: FG begins verification of real owners of companies, businesses

In line with the anti-corruption crusade of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has revealed plans to introduce More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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N5.5b judgment: My victory over Union Bank divine, seeks quick payment of judgment debt – Fr. Mbaka

Controversial priest, founder and spiritual director of Adoration Ministry in Enugu, Rev. Fr. Camillus Ejike Mbaka on Tuesday attributed his victory in court which enriched him by N5.5bn against the Union Bank More...