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Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.
Justice John Terhemba Tsoho

Justice Tsoho wants federal government to appoint more judges

Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, on Monday urged Federal Government to appoint more judges to the Federal High Court.

Bello Adoke: Why ex-President Jonathan pardoned DSP Alamieyeseigha

Former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has given ‘real reasons’ the late governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, who was convicted for corruption, was pardoned by the Federal Government, six years ago.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Ex-AGF: Why ex-President Jonathan refused to prosecute President Buhari over post elections violence, certificate...

Adoke said in the new book due for launch any moment from now, that the Jonathan administration was further restrained from arresting and prosecuting Buhari because of its strong belief that doing so would only create more trouble in the land.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari approves harmonised national anti-corruption strategy

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the implementation of harmonised National Anti-Corruption Strategy, NACS, to enhance the effort of his administration to recover stolen public assets.

Xenophobia: AGF Malami makes case for overhauling of immigration service

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has said that the country’s immigration service needs to be strengthened to address illegal cross-border movement.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Court warns EFCC, AGF to respect status quo over former Zamfara governor’s assets

The Federal High Court Abuja, on Thursday, restated its earlier order over plans by the EFCC and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), to confiscate the assets and property belonging to the immediate-past Gov. Abdulazeez Yari of Zamfara.
A former Attorney-General of the Federation, Michael Aondoakaa, has advised the Federal Government to file corruption charges against representatives of the Process and Industrial Developments firm for entering into a sham contract with some unscrupulous Nigerians.

Ex-AGF Aondoakaa: Federal government should file corruption charges against P&ID boss

A former Attorney-General of the Federation, Michael Aondoakaa, has advised the Federal Government to file corruption charges against representatives of the Process and Industrial Developments firm for entering into a sham contract with some unscrupulous Nigerians.

Bayo Ojo: P&ID deserves only $250 million in damages

A former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Bayo Ojo (SAN), does not believe that the Irish company, Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID), deserves more than $250 million in damages as against the $6.5 billion initially awarded by a tribunal in the United Kingdom (UK).
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Powerful politicians behind my travails – Ex-Zamfara governor tells court

The immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Yari, has blamed his current legal woes on powerful politicians with a vendetta against him over the 2019 elections in Zamfara State.
A former Attorney-General of the Federation, Michael Aondoakaa, has advised the Federal Government to file corruption charges against representatives of the Process and Industrial Developments firm for entering into a sham contract with some unscrupulous Nigerians.

$9.6 billion UK judgement: I didn’t see contract papers – Ex-AGF Aondoaka

Former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Chief Michael Aondoakaa said he is in total support of efforts by President Muhammadu Buhari and Justice Minister Malami Abubarka Malami to probe the $9.6B United Kingdom (UK) judgement debt against the country.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

FAAC: Federal, states, local governments share N769.52 billion for July

The Federal Government, states and local governments shared N769.52 billion as federal allocation for the month of July.
Abdul'aziz Yari

Court restrains AGF, ICPC from seizing former Zamfara governor’s assets

Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) from seizing or interfering with the assets and properties belonging to former Zamfara State Governor Abdulazeez Yari.

Court refuses to grant application stopping inauguration of ministers

The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an Abuja indigene from his cabinet list.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Abuja lawyer fails to stop President Buhari’s cabinet

The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Court to rule on suit seeking to stop ministerial inauguration

The Federal High Court Abuja will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list.

Court to rule on suit seeking to stop ministerial inauguration

The Federal High Court Abuja will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list.

Delta senator asks to court vacate order freezing his accounts in four banks

A Senator representing Delta North senatorial district, Peter Nwaoboshi, as prayed a Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside its orders freezing his accounts in four banks.

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