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Adoke accuses of EFCC planning to abduct him

Mohammed Adoke, former attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, says he is aware of the threats on his life and the alleged plan of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to “illegally abduct and forcibly drag him to Nigeria.”

Buhari meets Osinbajo, security chiefs behind closed doors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday met Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and security chiefs behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Improve safety and security of EFCC officials – SERAP tells Osinbajo

The EFCC this week reported attack on its premises and a death threat to its official Ishaku Sharu, who heads the Foreign Exchange Malpractices Fraud Section and oversees corruption investigation involving several politically exposed persons.

MRA blames Presidency for non-implementation of FOI Act

Rights activists, under the umbrella of Media Rights Agenda (MRA), have indicted the Presidency over non-implementation of the Freedom of Information (FoI).

Nigerian youths must kick out older politicians – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that unless Nigerian youths wrestle for leadership space, older generation politicians will not quit the stage.

Fed govt requests extradition of US-based man accused of $712,000 fraud

The federal government has requested the extradition of a United States-based Nigerian, Jim-Daniels Nnah, accused of defrauding two companies of the sum of $712,000 approximately N261.3 million.

Efficient justice delivery can be possible through synergy – Onnoghen

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Thursday, said the lofty goals of having a smooth and efficient justice system primarily depends on the synergy of critical stakeholders in the nation’s judiciary.

Fed govt working on executive bill to curb hate speeches – Dambazau

The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.) says the federal government is taking proactive measures to end the trending hateful and divisive speeches stoking tension in the country, disclosing that his ministry has submitted a draft bill to the Ministry of Justice in that regard.

AGF directs Customs boss to reinstate retired comptroller

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has directed the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), to comply with the judgment of the Supreme Court that ordered the reinstatement of a retired Comptroller, Abdullahi Gusau.

Efficient justice delivery essential for economic growth – Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, says efficient justice delivery is essential to the nation’s economic growth, development and socio-economic wellbeing of Nigerians.

How Obasanjo, Yar Adua, Jonathan squandered over N11trn for electricity – SERAP

A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply was allegedly squandered under the governments of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan.

TSA: Fed govt withdraws suit against 7 banks, cites public interest

The Federal Government on Tuesday at the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos filed an application seeking to withdraw its suit against seven banks accused of violating the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy.

Malami, EFCC, ICPC and the fight against corruption

Of all the vote-catching strategies laid out by the ruling All Progressives Congress in the lead up to the 2015 general elections, its promise to prosecute an all-out war against corruption was unquestionably the most compelling and believable.

I was framed-up for killing Abiola’s wife – Al-Mustapha

Former Chief Security Officer to late Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, has alleged that he was framed up for the death late Kudirat Abiola, wife of acclaimed winner of 1993 Presidential election, M.K.O. Abiola.

Dropped ICPC nominees deny allegations of fraud

The two nominees to the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission and Other Related offences Commission (ICPC) dropped by the Presidency, Dr. Saadu Alanamu and Hajiya Maimuna Aliyu, on Monday denied the allegations of fraud levelled against them.

Kano PDP urges assembly speaker to swear in member confirmed by Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called for the swearing in of its member, Abdullahi Mohammed, who was confirmed elected as a member of the Kano State House of Assembly by the Supreme Court.

AGF Malami denies alleged rift with EFCC chief Magu

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami (SAN) has denied rift with Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, on the handling of high profile criminal cases.

EFCC debunks alleged face-off with AGF

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says there is no existing or impending face-off between it and the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.

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#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.
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Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.