CGC indicts terminal operator, shipping firm  over importation of rifles into Nigeria

The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Colonel Ibrahim Hameed Ali (retired) has fingered the concessionaire in charge of the Tin Can Island Port Complex, Apapa, Lagos as having a hand in the importation of prohibited items into the country. He made the allegation after the discovery of another container laden with rifles in Nigeria’s second busiest More...

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By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Exercise EGWU EKE II: We are not withdrawing troops from Abia—Army

Says Ikpeazu’s statement on withdrawal of troops misleading The Nigerian Army says it will go ahead with its planned military operation in the South-east. The army, in a statement issued at about 12:42 a.m More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Rivers police arraigns 32 IPOB members

The Rivers State Police Command has arraigned 32 members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who were arrested on Tuesday following attacks on Police officers and Hausa residents in Oyigbo Local Council of More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Military Occupation: Biafra National Guard talks tough, charges Igbos to fight Nigerian Army

Biafra National Guard (BNG) has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari for sending Nigerian troops to the South-east. The group said the military occupation was to carry out massacre and not to maintain peace. It urged More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Expose me if I’m corrupt, Magu dares media

Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), ‎Ibrahim Magu, has dared the media to expose him if he is corrupt. Magu who threw the challenge claimed that civil actions such as agitations More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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FG orders probe of ex-heads of JAMB, NIMASA

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the probe of past heads of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), and the Nigerian Maritime Administration More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Graft Fight: AGF scores EFCC, ICPC low

In another critique of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), among other law enforcement agencies, The Attorney More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Gunmen mow down another catholic priest in Lagos—Police

Beef up security around churches, mosques A Catholic priest, Rev. Father Daniel Nwankwo, presiding over St. Thomas Catholic Church, Onilekere, Lagos was on Friday shot by unknown gunmen for yet to be ascertained More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Illegal Mining: NSA stalls suit by 16 detained Chinese nationals to get freedom

Legal move by 16 Chinese nationals and 12 others to get an injunction compelling the Federal Government to release them from detention was on Thursday stalled by the Office of National Security Adviser (NSA). A More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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How we realised N15 million from sale of body parts of Ondo college students—Abductors

Three suspected abductors and killers of two female students of Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo State, on Thursday  disclosed that that they had actually killed their victims and sold their mutilated body parts More...