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The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

NYCN: AGF Malami a victim of APC internal politics

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), is a victim of politics in the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the dissolution of its National Working Committee (NWC).
Ibrahim Magu

Presidential panel quizzes Ibrahim Magu on N700 million training fund

Suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday appeared before the Presidential panel probing him over allegations raised by Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, for the sixth time.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF gives Sahara Reporters seven-day ultimatum to retract libellous, defamatory publications against him

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Monday advised Sahara Reporters to within seven days retract all libelous, defamatory publications against him.
Kola Ologbondiyan

APC NEC: President Buhari desecrates national value – PDP

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday took a swipe on President Muhammadu Buhari whom it alleged has desecrated the Federal Executive Council (FEC) chamber built strictly for affairs of state but was violated by the President who used it to hold the All Progressives Congress National Executive Committee meeting which is strictly a party affair.

Omoyele Sowore: NBA calls for suspension of DSS chief

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on the federal government to immediately suspended Yusuf Bichi, Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS).
Femi Falana, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and lawyer has narrated the build-up to Sowore and Bakare’s rearrest by the DSS at a Federal High Court in Abuja, barely 24 hours after their release from DSS custody.

Omoyele Sowore: NBA rebukes DSS, urges Nigerians to defend rule of law

The Nigerian Bar Association has issued a strong rebuke of the Department of State Services, calling its arrest of Omoyele Sowore in Abuja Court as assault and desecration of the court.

AGF: Impunity has no place in Nigeria

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said that acts of impunity had no place and would never be tolerated in Nigeria.
Omoyele Sowore

SERAP: Charges against Omoyele Sowore mockery of justice

SERAP said: “We urge you to use your role as a trustee of the public interest under section 174 of the Nigerian Constitution of 1999 (as amended) to end several of similar trumped-up cases going on in several states.”
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.

SERAP awaits list of rogue electricity contractors from President Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) said it is waiting for President Muhammadu Buhari to implement a judgment of the Federal High Court in Lagos that ordered his administration to release the names of rogue power contractors, who had collected billions of naira, without doing anything.

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.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.
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.

President Buhari and appointment of ministers

Nigerians will recall that the 2019 presidential election was held on February 23, 2019 after the Independent National Electoral Commission postponed it within a few hours to its opening on February 16, 2019. The incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari, was declared the winner within a couple of days after the election.

Coalition flays Justice Onnoghen’s resignation

A group under the aegis of Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative has berated Justice Walter Onnoghen, former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), over his resignation, last Thursday.
Abubakar Malami

Abubakar Malami: I did not support continued detention of Sambo Dasuki

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has described as false the allegation that he supported the continued detention of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki, by the federal government.

Senate passes vote of no confidence on IGP Ibrahim Idris

The Senate on Wednesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris for not honouring invitations put to him on three occasions.

Federal govt is owing me N80 billion – Abdulrasheed Maina

Embattled former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, has asked the Federal Government to pay him the sum of N80 billion, which he claimed was 5% of the N1.6 trillion pension fund he and his team recovered for the government.

AGF warns against breach of peace, says no one is above the law

Mr Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has warned that the Federal Government would not allow any individual or group to compromise the peace and security of the country.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China’s Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Saturday.

Huawei will stop producing Kirin chipsets on September 15

Huawei will stop making its flagship Kirin chipsets next month, financial magazine Caixin said on Saturday, as the impact of U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech giant grows. U.S. pressure on Huawei’s suppliers has made it impossible for the company’s HiSilicon chip division to keep making the chipsets, key components for mobile phone, Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei’s Consumer Business Unit was quoted as saying at the launch of the company’s new Mate 40 handset.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on the floor, moving a bill on the Repeal of Quarantine Act, 2004 at plenary yesterday at National Assembly Abuja. . Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan. 2

House of Reps uncovers abandoned power projects worth over N156 billion

The Federal House of Representatives, in it’s oversight function, has uncovered many power projects, put together at the cost of N156 billion, that are being abandoned or are yet to be completed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).

Biafra group warns Miyetti Allah against operating security outfit in South-east, South-south

The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 4

Governor El-Rufai: South should produce next President

Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari’s closest ally and nephew, Malam Mamman Daura, spoke against zoning of presidency ahead of the 2023 election, Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i has said the next President should come from the South.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said in a statement that the decommissioning was due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas.

LAWMA arrests 13 cart pushers for environmental laws violation

Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.