Police arrest two brothers over serial rape of their nieces

Men of the Lagos State Police command have apprehended two brothers—Savior Philip (35) and Paul Philip (17) for allegedly raping their nieces at Bariga area of Lagos. Their victims who were aged eight and 13 respectively were left in their care at the time the incident happened. One of the victims (names withheld) disclosed that the older of the More...

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By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Why annual conference of NBA on Business Law is focusing on aviation—Dalley

Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Section on Business Law is arguably the most vibrant section in NBA. Apart from its annual conference, which is usually animated and attracts speakers from all around the world, it More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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‘How Baru side-lined Kachikwu, Osinbajo, got Buhari’s approval for N640bn oil contracts on his sick bed ’

NNPC Strong indications emerged Tuesday that President Muhammadu Buhari granted approvals for oil deals, including some of those generating controversy in the polity, to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, October 1st, 2017
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Presidency chronicles 57 achievements of Buhari’s administration in 30 months

The Presidency has chronicled a long list of 57 achievements recorded by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the last thirty months when he took over the baton of leadership in the country. The achievements, More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 16th, 2017
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Why we must stop hate speeches, issuance of quit notices now—Senator Tinubu

Senator Oluremi Tinubu representing Lagos Central Senatorial District on Thursday said quit notices from one ethnic group to another and hate speeches are injurious to the health of Nigeria as a nation and capable More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Kenya – Implications of fresh elections, by CNBC Africa

On Monday, September 4, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced that the country will head back to the polls on October 17. However, National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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How rodents forced Buhari to work from home pending renovation of office—Presidency

The Presidency on Monday said that President Muhammadu Buhari would operate from his official residence until the completion of the renovation of his office which was seriously devastated by rodents during the More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Alleged Fraud: Court gives EFCC go-ahead to temporarily confiscate N206m found  in company’s account

By Temitope Stephen A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday froze the sum of N206million belonging to a firm being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged fraud. The EFCC More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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APGA: Litigation is your name, suspense your fate, by Leo Sobechi

How Past Misdeeds Haunt Anambra Ruling Party With two claimants to the office of national chairman, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) is back to its old blotch. As a political party, APGA is very familiar More...