We have uncovered IPOB’s slush account in Paris–FG

Following intelligence reports, the Federal Government has located a slush account in Paris to which some Nigerians have made huge deposits in support of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). It has also uncovered how some IPOB members have invaded Nigerian embassies in Hong Kong and Spain and created some scenes in the last 72 hours. The development, More...

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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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EFCC arrests computer and information science graduate for tax fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a suspected Internet fraudster, Ake Oluseun, for tax fraud The 30-year-old suspect, who is a graduate of Computer and Information Science, was arrested More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Lagos CP leads detectives to storm Ikorodu, destroy ritualists’ shrines, free couples

As residents arrest 84-year-old alleged kidnapper in Ondo Four shrines suspected to be used by kidnappers and ritualists in Ikorodu area of Lagos were destroyed by a team of police operatives on Wednesday. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Court outlaws IPOB, seals FG’s proscription of group

Adegboruwa kicks, says court order not grantable, enforceable As FG says IPOB is being funded from France The Federal Government on Wednesday succeeded in its bid to secure a legal imprimatur to seal its proscription More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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$1.6bn Fraud Trial: Abuja court hits EFCC, strikes out Alison-Madueke’s name from suit

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday struck out one of the eight counts in the $1.6billion fraud trial of the Chairman of Atlantic Energy Drilling Concept (AEDC) Nigeria Limited, Mr. Jide Omokore, More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Court jails 40-year-old paedophile for eight years  in Bayelsa

A magistrate’s court in Yenagoa, on Wednesday, sentenced a 40-year- old paedophile, Godbless Ogiode to eight years in prison. Ogiode is from Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, Ogiode, a resident More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Police recover petrol bombs, others from Kanu’s house

The Police in Abia State on Saturday said that soldiers  recovered Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and  petrol bombs from the  house of the leader of the  Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Igbos close shops in Kaduna as Southeast leaders, Islamic group seek peace

As Igbo traders in Kaduna closed down their shops and business places due to fear of reprisals following the face-off between members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and soldiers in the Southeast, Igbo More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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IPOB: AGF talks tough, says anybody that threatens Nigeria’s unity ‘ll be treated as criminal

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Friday talked tough about activities of some groups in the country constituting threat to national unity, warning that anyone More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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FG defends Army’s Python Dance, says it is not meant to intimidate citizens

The Federal Government on Friday reassured Nigerians that the Operation Python Dance in Abia State was not meant to intimidate citizens, but rather to ensure that law-abiding citizens are protected. Minister of More...