Falana blasts Garba Sheu over comments on Zakzaky’s detention, demands his immediate relese

Human Rights lawyer and member of the inner bar, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has described the comment by Garba Shehu on the detention of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky as unfortunate and a clear demonstration of official impunity. Shehu had on Tuesday during a chat with newsmen in Abuja said El-Zakzaky, whom a court ordered his unconditional release, was not in detention More...

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By Bar and Bench On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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2019 Presidency: North rejects Osinbajo

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has declared that acting President Yemi Osinbajo would not replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 should anything happen to Buhari who has been in the United Kingdom for a medical More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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NJI commences refresher course for magistrates nationwide

L-R: Chief Justice of Bayelsa State,Justice Kate Abiri, Representative of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun and the Administrator, National Judicial Institute , Justice Rosaline Bozimo during  More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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HURIWA wants S’Court to quickly resolve PDP’s crisis

A pressure group operating as Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has appealed the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onoghen to ensure that the subsisting intra-party leadership crisis More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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NJI organises national workshop for Area, Sharia and Customary courts’ judges

    L-R: Representative of the Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Olu Ariwoola with Administrator, National Judicial Institute, Justice Rosaline Bozimo  during the National Workshop for Area, Sharia More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Fall of Sambisa: Borno declares December 22 public holiday

The Borno Government has declared December 22 of every year as Public Holiday to celebrate the defeat of the Boko Haram terrorists by the Nigerian military. Gov.Kashim Shettima disclosed this at the opening of More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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‘London School of Economics debunks Dino Melaye’s degree claim’–SaharaReporters

The allegation of fraudulent claims of possessing seven degrees and certificates levelled against Senator Dino Melaye’s is becoming messier by the day. According to a news portal, SaharaReporters, it said on More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Grass-Cutting Scandal: I won’t appear before senate—SGF

As Rholavision writes Senate The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, on Wednesday  wrote the Senate to alert it of his unwillingness to appear Thursday before its ad-hoc committee More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Suicide: Rescuers of drowned medical doctor in Lagos relax as corpse still trapped in the Lagoon

Professional rescuers who were involved in the on-going search for the body of a medical doctor who reportedly plunged into the Lagos Lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge on Sunday evening have relaxed their efforts More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Inflation drops to 17.8% on falling food prices, others—NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed on Tuesday that the February inflation level represented 94 basis points lower than the 18.72 per cent recorded in January. The development, according to analysts More...