FG okays prisoner-swap deal with China
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified a prisoner-swap deal with China to facilitate the repatriation of Nigerians serving jail terms in the Asian nation to complete their sentences at home.
Dalung faults AGF over alleged directive from Buhari on NFF’s crisis
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has told the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami...
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...
Senate lists Buhari’s alleged human rights violations, assault on constitution
The Senate has scheduled for debate and investigation allegations of human rights and constitutional violations by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
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....
Nigeria kick starts voluntary asset repatriation scheme
Nigeria is set to partner foreign consultants, comprising legal practitioners and other experts in Switzerland on a voluntary offshore asset repatriation scheme.
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…