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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Federal Government to make public the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha, and details of spending of about $5 billion recovered loot since the return of democracy in 1999
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the federal government to “disclose within 7 days of the receipt and/or publication of our Freedom of Information requests the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha, and details of spending of about $5 billion recovered loot since the return of democracy in 1999.”
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has joined the growing number of groups that have called on the federal government to free the detained Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo, from prison.
Justice Binta Nyako of a federal high court in Abuja, has warned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop “relying on orders from above” before complying with court orders.
The immediate past Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, SAN, on Monday, begged the Federal High Court in Abuja to remand him at Kuje Correctional Center instead of leaving him in custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, was, on Monday, arraigned by the EFCC at the Federal High Court, Abuja on a six-count charge bordering on money laundering.
Nigeria’s Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, has stated how the country would spend the US$308 million looted by the late former Head of State, General Sani Abacha when it is finally returned.
The Federal Government, the United States of America (USA) and the Island of Jersey on Monday signed a tripartite agreement on the return of $318,460,329 looted by late former military Head of State, General Sani Abacha.
As the crisis in local government administration in Oyo State lingers, the State Police Command has enjoined the two contending sides, the sacked local government chairmen and caretaker chairmen, to sheath their swords and allow peace reign.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Sunday departed Nigeria to attend a three-day meeting of the United States-Nigeria Bi-national Commission in Washington DC.
There is prospect Nigerians keen on knowing details of payment of life pensions to former governors across the 36 states in the country, and the names and number of ex-governors and other officials collecting pensions, may soon have some answers, as Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has won the latest round in the legal battle to compel 36 state governors to disclose these details.
President Muhammadu Buhari and other members of the National Security Council on Thursday met 24 hours after Senators and members of the House of Representatives called for the sack of service chiefs.
The Federal Government says it is set to recover a fresh $321 million stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha.
Gyellesu community in Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Wednesday dragged the Nigerian Army and four others to High Court II sitting at GRA, Zaria, over farmland.
An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, the state capital, has restrained the 68 sacked council chairmen and chairmen of Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) from the forceful takeover of the council offices across the state.
The Oyo State Government on Tuesday secured an injunction restraining the sacked council chairmen in the 33 local government areas and 35 local council development areas from forceful takeover of the council secretariats in the state.
Enyimba goalkeeper Theophilus Affelokhai has condemned the violence that erupted during the NPFL clash with Abia Warriors on Sunday evening.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has attributed the success of his administration on privatisation programme when he was President to the Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai.
Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has refused to accept his team can kill off Manchester United’s Champions League hopes on Monday night.
Nigerian Afrofusion singer Adekunle Gold also known as AG, has once again acknowledged his colleague, Kizz Daniel, over his song titled “Jore”.
Over these years, the gridlock has taken a huge toll on businesses along the two nation’s seaports, even as economists and concerned stakeholders lamented that the N18 trillion lost as a result of the unending traffic jam within the zone..
The Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has said the state, for over 64 months, did not record a single case of wild poliovirus.
German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund are interested in Club Brugge Nigerian forward Emmanuel Dennis.
Portugal, in a sensational show of action, has ordered a freeze on bank accounts held in the country by Angola's billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos, as the fraud case against her catches steam.
Governors of the South-east geo-political zone, on Wednesday, endorsed the new community policing model of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), for effective security in the zone.
WhatsApp has passed 2 billion users, as the Facebook-owned company announced the updated first user metric in two years.