Presidency may use whistle-blower policy to expose brains behind illegal weapons

The presidency on Wednesday said it was considering using the whistle-blowing policy to expose Nigerians in possession of illegal weapons in order to engender peace in the country Making this disclosure, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, also said the enthusiastic response of Nigerians to the whistle More...

by Bar and Bench | Published 6 days ago
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
0 Comments

Kukah to EFCC: Disclose owners instead of dramatizing with discovered funds

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah on Wednesday advised the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop dramatizing with recovered funds. He said if anything should be More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
0 Comments

Ife Crisis: Panel of Inquiries begins sitting as indigenes flood panel with petition

The Osun State Panel of Inquiry probing civil disturbance of public peace that ensued between the Hausa and Ife people on March 8, Wednesday commenced sitting at Oba Okunade Sijuade Memorial Hall, Enuwa, Ile-Ife. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
0 Comments

Terror Mighty, the  Ikorodu cops’ killer, gunned down

The Inspector General Of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on Tuesday said it has gunned down a notorious member of the militant group that killed four policemen and an army captain at Isawo, Ikorodu area More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
0 Comments

Seven arrested over alleged assassination attempt on Melaye

Kogi State Police Command said it has arrested seven persons in connection with the assassination attempt on Senator Dino Melaye in his country home, Aiyetoro-Gbede, in the state. The assassins had last Saturday More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
0 Comments

Govt didn’t kill my husband–Merit Obuah

Merit, the Wife of late former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mr. Gordon Obua, has dispelled rumour that her husband’s death has something to do with his ordeal in the custody More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
0 Comments

IPC, NUJ condemn killing of Bayelsa journalist, call for urgent investigation

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, has deplored the brutal murder of a journalist, Mr. Famous Giobaro of Bayelsa State-owned radio station, Glory FM 97.1. Giobaro was shot dead by unknown gunmen More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
0 Comments

Zamfara officials in trouble over missing Meningitis vaccine

  Two officials of Bungudu local council in Zamfara have been ordered to produce the missing Meningitis vaccines allocated to the area or be sanctioned. The affected officials are the local council’s director More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
0 Comments

Malabu oil: House’s plan to probe Jonathan divides ex-militant leaders, groups

Quest by the House of Representatives to probe the immediate past Head of State, President Jonathan Goodluck has divided former militant leaders and groups in the Niger Delta region. A member of the House of Representatives More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
0 Comments

Controversy over tenure of office of CCB board members thickens

As workers petition Presidency, EFCC over tenure of chairman, board Fresh crisis is rocking the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over the alleged reluctance by its Chairman, Sam Saba and nine Board members  to vacate More...