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The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Tuesday said he acted in compliance with the extant laws including the provisions of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Establishment Act 2004 in setting up the recently inaugurated Inter-Ministerial Asset Disposal Committee.
Militant groups from the nine states of the Niger Delta region, which vowed to resume hostilities, last Monday in support of #EndSARS protests, triggered fresh anxiety, weekend, as it presented 11 new demands to the Federal Government.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, gave reasons why he would not appear as a witness in the ongoing probe of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, by the Justice Ayo Salami-led panel of inquiry.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, underscored the importance of an enhanced Justice delivery system, in a bid to keep the Nigerian legal system in tune with global best practices.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Former Niger Delta militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias “Tompolo” has protested against the continued siege on his firm, Mieka Dive Limited, five months after he was vindicated of corruption charges by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos.
Former governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose, yesterday secured the permission of a federal high court in Lagos to seek medical treatment abroad.
Napoli medics believe Nigerian doctors did more damage to Victor Osimhen’s dislocated shoulder while trying to put it back into place.
The Acting Director, Defense media Operations, Brigadier General Bernard Onyeuko, told newsmen during routine updates for the month of November, at the Army Super camp 4 in Faskari, Katsina State, that four additional suspected armed robbers and three cattle rustlers were also nabbed by troops while 300 cows were recovered during the operations.
The Katsina State Government have declared its determination to shore up her investment climate in the state and have therefore designated 2021 for the take off of its aggressive investment promotion campaigns, aimed at boosting the economic and social development of the state as well promote wealth and employment creation.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside the purported reversal of the consent given by the Federal Government for the farm-out agreement between Chevron and Transnational Energy Limited (TEL) on the Abigborodo and Hely Creeks marginal fields in the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 49.
Antonio Conte is in the firing line with another Champions League failure looming as his Inter Milan side head to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Tuesday with their hopes of reaching the knock-out stage hanging by a thread.
Lionel Messi could break Pele’s all time one club goal scoring record in La Blaugrana’s weekend La Liga clash with Cadiz, according to the front page of Saturday’s edition of Mundo Deportivo.
A game of “cat-and-mouse” between the European Union and Turkey needs to come to an end, European Council President Charles Michel said on Friday, in reference to a dispute over natural gas resources in the eastern Mediterranean.
A rise in Covid-19 cases at Newcastle's training centre has resulted in several players and staff isolating at home and they are unable to prepare for the upcoming clash at Villa Park