Home Topics Oladipo Okpeseyi

Oladipo Okpeseyi

Abubakar Malami

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.

Recent Stories

Visiting family friend ‘drugs, rapes’ teenager

The police in Lagos have arrested a 34-year-old man Innocent Ifunayachi for allegedly drugging and raping a teenage daughter of his host.
Pro-democracy protesters react as police fire water cannons outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on September 15, 2019. - Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons on September 15 at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs, in a return to the political chaos plaguing the city. (Photo by Isaac LAWRENCE / AFP)

Hong Kong returns to violence with tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.
Fire

50 shops razed in Jos market fire

No fewer than fifty timber shades and carpentry workshops were burnt down on Saturday in a market midnight fire in Jos, capital of Plateau State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

President Buhari congratulates Etsu Nupe on double celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

Bayelsa PDP crisis: Ex-ward chairmen rallies support for Senator Ewrudjakpo

Former ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the across the 105 wards in the state under the aegis of Patriots have condemned in very strong terms the continued attack on the person of the Senator representing West Senatorial District, Senator Lawrence Ewrudjakpo over his nomination as the running mate to the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri in the November 16 governorship election.