We ‘ll resist pay cut in public varsities—ASUU

  Says Nigerian lecturers least paid in Africa THE Owerri zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Tuesday declared that it would resist any attempt by proprietors of public –owned universities to cut the salaries of university lecturers. The union of university lecturers arrived at the position after a meeting in Awka. The More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Xenophobia: ‘Again, five Nigerians attacked in South Africa, three in critical condition’

The Nigeria Union in South Africa on Tuesday said five Nigerians had been attacked in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of that country in renewed xenophobic attacks. Collin Mgbo, Secretary of the Union in the Province, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Nigerian Bishops to Stephanie Otobo: Stop blackmailing Apostle Suleiman or face the wrath of God

The Niger Delta Bishops and Ministers Forum (NDBMF) has thrown its weight behind the General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleiman over adultery allegation levelled against him by a Canadian-based More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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FG releases new immigration policy to check terrorism

The Federal Government has introduced a new immigration policy known as “Immigration Regulations 2017.’’ The policy is set out to check terrorism and other trans-border crimes. Dambazau explained that  the More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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JAMB opens portal to prospective candidates for 2017 UTME registration

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has opened its official website to prospective candidates to commence registration for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The examination More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, March 19th, 2017
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Ekiti woman slapped my officer, says police commissioner

The Ekiti State Police Commissioner, Mr Abdullahi Chafe, has said the woman who was beaten by policemen at a checkpoint in Ado Ekiti slapped one of his men and tore his uniform. Chafe spoke in a reaction to the More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, March 18th, 2017
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Magu can remain EFCC acting chair indefinitely—Sagay (SAN)

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption headed by Prof. Itse Sagay has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to remove the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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My husband canes me daily, woman tells court

A 39-year-old petty trader, Yemisi Akinwunmi, on Friday pleaded with an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to end her 20-year-old loveless marriage to free her from pangs of daily corporal punishment meted to her by More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Corrupt traditional rulers should lose titles–Buhari

President Mohammadu Buhari Friday said any traditional chieftancy title holder caught indulging in corrupt practices should be stripped off of his traditional title. The President said this at Wukari Local Government More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Jumaat: Magu prays in Aso Rock with Buhari

Embattled Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu was among Muslim faithful that observed their Jumaat prayers with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House mosque in More...