Justice Inyang Eden Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, dismissed a suit instituted against the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (AGF)
5 Feb 2021
The move by Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and the family of the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, to settle out of court over the demolished Durbar Hotel hit the rocks yesterday.
23 Dec 2020
The Federal High Court, Abuja has declined moves by the Federal Government, Shell Nigeria Exploration, Nigeria Agip Exploration Company and others to stall hearing of a suit seeking to reclaim the Oil Prospecting Licence
27 Oct 2020
The turmoil, looting, and anarchy that engulfed Nigeria in the wake of the #EndSARS protests in Lagos and across Nigeria have re-enforced the burning desire by Nigerians to see an end to mass poverty and suffering that has become the lot of the citizenry. The protests underscored the urgent need for a change in the…
24 Apr 2020
An independent report by the Monitoring Transparency and Accountability in the Management of Returned Assets (MANTRA) yesterday disclosed that N23.7 billion of the recovered $322.5 million Abacha loot
6 Jun 2019
A Nigerian senator Thursday said the country's late despot Sani Abacha was a good man. Abacha ruled Nigeria with an iron fist from 1993 until his death in 1998. Apart from stifling dissenting voices, the late maximum ruler is suspected to have embezzled $2.2 billion from Nigeria’s central bank in what the United States has…
19 Aug 2018
Abacha is an Eastern Nigeria dish made using dried, shredded cassava. You can eat it as a snack or a full meal. There are many variations to making this salad, but the more ingredients you add, the tastier the dish is. Whichever way you prepare or eat it, warm or cold, it will still come…
13 Apr 2018
The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate on-going moves to pay the sum of $17 million (approximately N6 billion), to lawyers allegedly on the orders of the Justice Minister and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami over the recovery of Abacha loot. The House at the plenary presided by Speaker Yakubu Dogara…
13 Apr 2018
I just finished reading a syndicated story in some online news portals of April 9, 2018 with the headline: Abacha Loot: Adeosun blocks $17 million dubious payment to Malami’s lawyers. From the headline, the objective of the report was clear: to assert that the payment of $17 million to the lawyers that the Attorney General…
4 Apr 2018
I got a credible information last week from some grapevines in Abuja that the much-talked about outstanding sum of $322 million (not $321 million as has been widely reported) stashed away in some secret accounts by former military dictator, the late General Sani Abacha, in Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Switzerland, routinely referred to as Abacha loot,…
15 Oct 2016
This week's news recap gives you a summary of the First Family drama, the release of 21 Chibok girls and some more.
9 Oct 2016
The much sought after local delicacy, abacha, was in the news a few weeks ago for the wrong reasons.Contaminated preparations were believed to have induced cholera, which led to the death of six persons...