Dogara condemns UNIMAID attack, urges military not to be deterred

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Monday condemned the  bomb attack at the University of Maiduguri which left three people, including a professor of Veterinary Medicine, Professor Aliyu Usman Mani, dead. Describing the sad incident as the height of wickedness, barbarism, callousness and ungodliness, the Speaker lamented that More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Why we need details on Govt House theft–Group

An interest group, Ekiti Redemption Group (ERG), has demanded for more details from Governor Ayo Fayose on the alleged theft of $50,000 in the Government House. The group challenged Fayose to speak out on the source More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Police stop release of stray bullet victim’s body

Family of a fashion designer, Hassan Taiwo, who was killed by stray bullets on Sunday has alleged that the police have stopped the Lagos Island Maternity Mortuary from releasing the body of their son to them. They More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Drama as police arraign ex-rep, Duru, his lawyer for stealing

Court grants them N1m bail The police on Monday arraigned a two-time House of Representatives member, Nze Chidi Duru and a senior lawyer, Smart Iheazor,  before a Lagos Chief Magistrate Court sitting at Tinubu More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Vet Medicine Prof, 3 others confirmed dead in Maiduguri explosion

Four persons including a Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Aliyu Mani, were, on Monday, killed with 15 others injured in an early morning twin blasts which occurred on the campus of the University of Maiduguri. Both More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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Magu’s retention giving anti-corruption war negative perception—Group

A group under the aegis of Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative yesterday lamented that the continued retention of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Suspected abductors of Nigerian-Turkish College students, staff demand N1.2bn

Suspected abductors of students and members of staff of the Nigeria Turkish International College (NTIC) have reportedly demanded N1.2b ransom for the release of their victims. According to Channels Television report, More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Terrorism: Troops rescue 58 people in 2 days

Troops operating in the North-East have rescued 58 people abducted by terrorists in the last two days, including 35 women and 23 children. The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen Sani Usman, said in a statement More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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How gunmen abducted 5 Nigerian-Turkish College students

Fresh facts have emerged on how gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, stormed the Ogun State branch of the Nigerian Turkish International College, NTIC, on Friday night and abducted five students and three members More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 15th, 2017
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Police set to arraign detained ex-house member, Duru, this week

Indications emerged at the weekend that a former member of House of Representatives, Chidi Duru, detained over alleged armed invasion of the head office of the First Guarantee Pension Limited (FGPL), may be arraigned More...