News - Malami

Buhari Advises Political Aspirants On Loyalty To Party Ideals

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged political party aspirants who lost out in the primaries to remain faithful to the country and hold fast to integrity as there will be more opportunities to serve along the way.

Onnoghe Calls For Alternative Dispute Resolution

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, has called for the use of alternative dispute resolution, especially for settling of commercial and family disputes.

President Buhari Rejects Late Kutigi’s Family, Burial At National Cemetery

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised the burial of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi, at the National Cemetery against the Gugu Cemetery earlier announced by the family of the late Justice.

CJN Onnoghen Decries Lawyers’ Desperation For S.A.N. Title

1 year ago /
Nation 

The chief justice of Nigeria, CJN, Walter Onnoghen has decried what he calls, the desperate bid by some lawyers to get the prestigious rank of senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, even to the extent of forging court judgements in their favour.

Buhari Leaves For UN

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has left for New York to participate in the 73rd session of United Nations general assembly which officially opened September 18, 2018.

Buhari To Attend The 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73), which officially opened September 18, 2018.

 

Fed. Govt Proposes Electoral Offences Commission And Tribunal Bill And Two Others To National Assembly

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government is moving to check the spate of electoral offences in the country by setting up an electoral offences commission and tribunal.

FEC Approves Plan To Deal With Money Laundering

1 year ago /
Nation 

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami who briefed state House correspondents after Wednesday's Federal Executive council meeting at the Presidential villa, Abuja said the newly approved  roadmap outlines measures to be taken by government to effectively tackle anti money laundering issues.

 

Dasuki’s Lawyer Speaks On His Continued Incarceration

1 year ago /
Nation 

The counsel representing detained former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki, says it is doubtful if the attorney general of the federation will advise against respect for court orders.

 

Buhari Off To The Hague On Sunday

1 year ago /
International News 

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, July 15, 2018, depart for the Netherlands to participate in activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), at The Hague.

Court Adjourns Dokpesi's “Looters List” Suit Indefinitely

1 year ago /
Election 

An Abuja high court has adjourned its decision sine die, in the suit filed by Media Magnate, Raymond Dokpesi against the minister of information and Culture, Lai Mohammed and the attorney general of the Federation Abubakar Malami over  the inclusion of his name in the list of looters released in April 2018 by the federal government.

Court Adjourns Ruling In Dokpesis Libel Suit

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned indefinitely ruling sine die in the suit filed by Media Magnate, Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed and the Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami over the inclusion of his name in the list of looters released...

Court Orders Trial Of Three Channels TV Journalists For Contempt

1 year ago /
Nation 

The presiding judge in the ongoing trial of the Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh has ordered the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to arraign three TV Presenters for anchoring a program where prejudicial statements were made relating to Metuh's  case, pending in court  

Dokpesi VS Federal Government: Court to Hear Suit July 4

1 year ago /
Nation 

An Abuja high court has adjourned to July 4, 2018 hearing in the fundamental rights suit filed by media magnate Raymond Dokpesi against the federal government.

Oshiomhole Sworn-In As APC Chairman

1 year ago /
Politics 

Former Edo State Governor  Adams Oshiomhole has been sworn-in as the new national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Malami Clarifies National Honours Award For Abiola, Others

1 year ago /
Nation 

The minister of justice and attorney- general of the federation, Abubakar Malami says there is a distinction between the Nigerian merit award act and the national honours act.

Nigeria Recovers $322m Looted Funds From Switzerland

1 year ago /
Nation 

The federal executive council has approved the payment of five hundred million naira to the team of lawyers That successfully negotiated an out of court settlement of three hundred and thirty billion naira From telecommunications giants MTN.  

Buhari Mourns Justice Akanbi

1 year ago /
Election 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commisserated with the Kwara State Government over the demise of the pioneer Chairman Of The Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission, Justice Mustapha Akanbi ICPC, who died recently at the age of eighty five.

Buhari Directs The Gazetting Of Order On Abiola, Others

1 year ago /
Nation 

Following his declaration on Thursday that June 12 be observed as Democracy day in Nigeria and that some heroes of democracy be given National honours, president Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Attorney-general of the federation and Minister of Justice, Mallam Shehu Malami to  take immediate steps to publish the presidential order in the federal gazette   as follows:

Anti-Corruption: EFCC Operative Accused Of Extorsion, Abuse Of Office

1 year ago /
Election 

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister Of Justice Abubakar Malami have been urged to compel the investigation of one Abubakar Madaki, a Personal Assistant to the Acting Chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu over alleged acts of extortion and abuse of office.