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Abacha loot: CSOs ask Buhari to fire AGF Malami over $15 million ‘dubious’ lawyers...

Some civil society organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to find a replacement for Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation (AGF), over the payment of $15 million to lawyers he engaged for the repatriation of $321 million Abacha Loot.

Sambo Dasuki asks court to adjourn trial indefinitely

Immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd), yesterday asked the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to suspend his trial indefinitely until the federal government obeyed orders of courts of competent jurisdiction, which granted him bail.

Court restrains INEC, APC, others from conducting congresses in Imo

The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the All Progressives Congress and the national chairman of the APC not to conduct any congress in Imo until August 21.

Federal government confirms recovery of $322.51 million Abacha loot from Switzerland

The Federal Government says it has received 322.51 million dollars from the Swiss Government as part of looted funds recovered from former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha.

Nigerian lawyers to earn another $17m from General Abacha’s loot

Nigerian lawyers freshly engaged by the Federal Government to assist with the repatriation of $321 million stolen by Sani Abacha, former military ruler, will be paid $17 million (over N6 billion) for their services.

Court gives federal govt go-ahead to prosecute ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has asked the Federal Government to proceed with the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki, should his counsel, Joseph Daudu (SAN), fails to appear in court at the next adjourned date.

EFCC arraigns judge, ex-governor’s son over alleged graft

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned Justice Mohammed Nasir Yinusa before a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja for alleged perversion of justice.

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Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso will stay in the treatment room for a couple of days after picking up a minor injury, his Spanish club Deportivo Alaves have announced.

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
Strive Masiyiwa, a philanthropist and owner of Econet Global, has now offered to pay the doctors a subsidy to cover living costs through his Higherlife Foundation.

Zimbabwe tycoon’s offer seeks to end to doctor strike

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Mikel Arteta celebrates with Héctor Bellerín after Arsenal twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Chelsea. Javier García-BPI-Shutterstock

Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.