Dasuki’s continuous detention, assault on rule of law, say lawyers
Worried over the continuous detention of the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), despite being granted bail by the court, some Nigerian lawyers have decried the situation, saying it is flagrant assault on rule of law. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, had on July 2, 2018...
How Buhari’s executive order stokes resentment in polity
President Muhammadu Buhari’s proclamation of Executive Order No. 6 of 2018 on the “Preservation of Assets Connected with Serious Corruption and other Related Offences” has generated...
AGF denies $6.59 billion default judgment against Nigeria
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), has denied allegation of a $6.59 billion default judgment against Nigeria in the enforcement proceedings by Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID).
Of Abacha loot, Malami and twisted narrative
A narrative in a section of the media about the repatriation of our national assets stashed in a number of foreign jurisdictions by the late former head of state, General Sani Abacha, has been insidiously skewed against the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami....
June 12 not Democracy Day yet, clarifies AGF
The declaration of June 12 as a public holiday was a mere statement of desire by President Muhammadu Buhari, said Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami.
Group urges Buhari to prosecute beneficiaries of alleged N17b election expenses
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute those found culpable in the N17 billion allegedly paid to National Assembly members as ‘election expenses’ to pass the 2015 budget.
A pain in Abubakar Malami’s neck
The Yoruba have a cherished prayer that they offer in disapproval of a tramautising battle that faces their beloved ones or associates: Ki Olorun ki o gba wa lowo ogun ale ni ma dehin, transliterated as: May the Almighty God deliver us from the battle by relentless pursuers. It is a significant prayer that goes…
Omo-Agege sues National Assembly, Saraki, IGP, AGF over mace saga
Representative of Delta Central senatorial district, Ovie Omo-Agege, had sued Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, over the probe of Senate’s invasion and removal of its mace.
Government outlaws private security guards onboard vessels
Notwithstanding the spate of pirate attacks on its territorial waters, the Federal Government has declared that the Nigerian Constitution forbids the use of armed private guards on board vessels.