S’Africa deports 90 Nigerians

A total of 90 Nigerians were, on Friday, deported by the South African government to Nigeria. The victims were sent back home for allegedly committing immigration-related offences in the country. According to DSP Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command , the deportees who were all men, landed at the Murtala Muhammed International More...

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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, May 20th, 2017
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Armageddon: Delta clergyman in trouble for allegedly raping housewife

A clergyman and General Overseer of a new generation church (name withheld) in Asaba, Delta State is in trouble and presently in the police net. The ‘Man of God’ ran into trouble after he allegedly raped a More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Rising suicide cases in Nigeria worrying–SOFPON

Wants FG to tackle economic hardship The Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria (SOFPON) on Thursday expressed worry over rising cases of suicide owing to biting economic hardship in the country. The association More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Boko Haram hits Borno military checkpoint, injures two soldiers

A female suicide bomber attacked a military checkpoint in the Konduga area of Borno state on Wednesday, leaving two soldiers injured. A witness told TheCable that the incident happened around 8pm. He said the bomber More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Alleged Chevron $5bn Fraud: Senate summons CBN, FIRS, NNPC to testify

The Senate has summoned officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Federal Inland Revenue Service (IFRS), National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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Boko Haram suspect with ID card of late soldier, 125 others nabbed in Borno IDPs camp

The Nigerian Army has arrested a suspected Boko Haram terrorist bearing the identity card of a late soldier, at the Internally-Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Damboa, Borno State. The late soldier was killed by More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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How Badeh paid own companies over N157m without contract papers – Witness

By Toyin Akinfolajimi A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kenneth Uchechuchukwu Osokogu, on Tuesday  told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, how the Defence Headquarters More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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N360m Bribery: Abuja court hands off bribery case involving 23 INEC officials

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday washed off its hands from a suit filed by the Nigerian Police Force against 23 officials of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to the Port Harcourt division More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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N13bn Ikoyi Cash: EFCC moves against NIA, takes over accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken charge of the bank accounts operated by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). This is the latest in a string of measures against the agency in the More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Paris Club Fund: I didn’t steal from N19bn earmarked for consultants—Zamfara Gov

Says allegation that he’s is building $3m hotel in Abuja a farce Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Abubakar Yari on Monday raised the alarm that the story credited More...