Primary school teacher on trial for attacking Saraki on Facebook

For allegedly making uncomplimentary and inciting post on his Facebook against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki., a 37-year-old primary school teacher in Kwara State, Biodun Baba has reportedly been dragged to court for trial. The complainant, Jimoh Adesina, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, in a direct criminal More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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How a 60-yr old man killed daughter, son in Enugu–Police

The police on Wednesday said it had arraigned a 60-year-old man, one Romanus Ugwuodo of Ogor village in Ikem Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State for allegedly killing his daughter and son. The police More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Police arraign Odegbami’s domestic staff over alleged N150m theft

The Nigeria Police have arraigned two domestic staff of Mrs. Oyindamola Odegbami, the spouse of Chief Segun Odegbami, a Nigerian football legend, before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for stealing N150 million worth More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Why we sacked three police officers—NPF

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Monday said it had dismissed three of its officers attached to its Lagos Command over involvement in illegal arrest and extortion. The affected officers were Okelue Nkemeonye, More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Three policemen dismissed for illegal arrest, extortion in Lagos

The Nigeria Police Force said on Monday said that it had dismissed three policemen attached to Area ‘N’ Command, Ijede-Ikorodu, under the Lagos State Command. The affected officers are AP.No 136005 Insp. Okelue More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Dismissed Air Force officer among Boko Haram fighters in Kano—Yusuf

The Commissioner of Police in Kano, Rabiu Yusuf, has disclosed that one of the Boko Haram suspects who engaged the police in a gun battle in Kano was a dismissed officer of the Nigeria Air Force. He made the disclosure More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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IGP raises the alarm over sale of pre-registered SIM card

Says it poses security threat to Nigeria The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, has raised the alarm over the continued sale and use of pre-registered SIM card in Nigeria. Idris said the More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 23rd, 2017
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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, More...

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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Homosexuality: NSCDC raises alarm over abuse of teenagers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has raised the alarm over incidence of homosexuality in Niger State. The corps said it had observed that under aged boys were being used for the “wicked act”. It More...