Gunmen abduct Canadians in Kaduna, kill their aides

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday abducted two Canadian nationals along the Kargako-Kafanchan road in Kaduna. That was after they had killed two police officers detailed to provide security to the Canadians. The officers were shot by the gunmen while on their way to Kafanchan to inspect a project being handled by their company. A staff of the company said More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Don Waney: Wike, APC trade words over sponsor of alleged late terrorist

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and the All Progressives Congress  (APC) have disagreed over the sponsors of the late serial killer and cultist, Johnson Igwedibia, alias Don Waney. While the APC alleged that More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Prison Reforms: FG frees 810 inmates in Kaduna, Kano prisons

The Federal Ministry of Justice has released a total of 810 inmates from two prison formations in the country. The affected prison formations are located in Kano and Kaduna states. The Attorney General of the Federation More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Proscription order on Peace Corps still in force—Police

Police authorities on Tuesday said the order proscribing the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) in the country was still in force. A Federal High Court, Abuja, presided over by Justice John Tsoho, had on Monday ordered More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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ICPC drags Work Ministry directors to court over alleged N5m fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has sued a Deputy Director in the Federal Ministry of Works, Mr. Mohammed Musa Abimiku, to court for allegedly embezzling its N4.5 More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Terrorism: FG gets five more aircraft to fight Boko Haram

The Federal Government on Sunday made another giant step towards eradicating terrorism in the country. This is because the Nigerian Air Force in Kaduna has taken delivery of five new Super Mushshak aircraft purchased More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Why we must use Jihad approach to fight corruption in Nigeria – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, said the on-going fight against corruption in the country would only move forward if it is fought like a jihad. The EFCC More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Benue Killings: Buhari meets with Saraki, Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with leadership of the National Assembly over the crisis in Benue State and other part of the country. The meeting between Buhari, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Anti-Grazing Law: Governor Ortom is also guilty – Herdsmen

National Vice President of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Malam Husaini Yusuf Bosso has alleged that even the governors’ cows graze in the open like those of the herders. Bosso More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, January 13th, 2018
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Politics, controversy dog death of militant, Karowei, in prison

There was a new twist in the arrest of a notorious militant leader Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo also known as ‘Karowei’ by operatives of the Joint Military Task Force code named Operation Delta Safe with his mysterious More...