News - Malami

Court Adjourns Hearing Of Media Magnate, Raymond Dokpesi

1 year ago /
Election 

The Federal High Court has adjourned hearing in the suit filed by media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi against the federal government  over the recent inclusion of his name in the alleged looters list to June 6, 2018. 

NDLEA Gets Court’s NOD To Arrest Senator Kashamu

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Senator Representing Ogun East senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu can be arrested and extradited to the United States of America to face trial over allegation of drug related offences.

Malabu Oil Deal: Court Absolves Adoke Of Criminal Liability

1 year ago /
Nation 

The plan by the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to prosecute a Former Attorney General and Justice Minister, Mohammed Bello Adoke, over the Malabu Oil Deal may have collapsed.

Romania Elected Into Steering Committee Of Open Govt. Partnership

1 year ago /
International News 

Romania have been elected into the global steering committee of the Open Government Partnerships OGP, an anti-corruption initiative.

FG Investigates Cambridge Analytica

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government of Nigeria is scrutinizing the reports of data mining firm, Cambridge Analytica, which swiped the data of more than 50 million Facebook users to sway elections in many countries including Nigeria, where it allegedly waged a campaign to perpetuate discord and hack into personal records of the then opposition candidate, Muhammadu Buhari.

Court To Rule On Electoral Suit April 25

1 year ago /
Politics 

An Abuja Federal High Court will on April 25, deliver its judgement in the suit challenging the powers of the National Assembly to alter the sequence of 2019 general election.

National Assembly Calls For Suspension Of World Bank Risk Agreements

1 year ago /
Nation 

The National assembly’s joint committees on power have called for the suspension of world bank partial risk agreements in the country over its effect on Nigeria’s debt profile pending when it investigates the matter.  

Senate To Probe Rights Commission, INEC As Another Executive/Legislative Feud Brews

1 year ago /
Nation 

Less than 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari publicly lamented that executive legislature friction has slowed down the government, another face-off may be brewing in the Nigerian Senate.

Ministers Role Out Score Cards

2 years ago /
Nation 

Over  4.5 trillion naira have been saved to the federal government purse as a result of high profile cases prosecuted by the ministry of justice between 2015 and 2018.

House Of Representatives Wades Into Metu’s Health Situation

2 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's House of Representatives has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami , to intervene in the case of the former National Publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic Party, Olisa Metu, to enable him seek proper medical attention abroad. This was contained in a motion...

CJN Onnoghen Launches Legal Email Project/Retrofitted Court

2 years ago /
Election 

The Nigerian Judicial system set to open a new page in ensuring qualitative and speedy dispensation of justice through the use of information technology.

Buhari Will Lead Africa In Right Direction Against Corruption, Says Malami

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will steer African countries in the right direction to fight against corruption. He commended the selection of the President to champion the cause in 2018 by African leaders as a sign of the success of the...

Buhari To Speak On Anti-Corruption War At AU Summit

2 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to Ethiopia on Friday to participate in the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement he signed on Thursday. The highlight...

Buhari To Attend A.U. Summit In Addis Ababa

2 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will Friday depart for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to participate in the 30th ordinary session of the assembly of heads of state and government of the African Union (AU).

FG Dragged To Court Over Appointment Of NIA Director-General

2 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari and the attorney general of the federation and Minister Of Justice, Abubakar Malami  have been dragged before the federal high court sitting in Abuja over the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the director-general, national intelligence agency The plaintiff and rights activist, Deji Adayanju, representative of the 'concerned...

Nigeria’s Attorney General Urged To Enforce Rule Of Law

2 years ago /
Election 

The Attorney General of the federation (AGF) and Minister of justice Malam Abubakar Malami has been urged to compel the authorities of the Nigeria Police Force to obey lawful court orders directing police to unseal the corporate head office of the peace corps of Nigeria. Malami, was urged to use his...

Senate Slams Malami Over Alleged Plans To Stop Maina’s Probe

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Senate has asked the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), to explain to Nigerians why he has been “running around the courts seeking to stop the probe by the two chambers of the National Assembly into how Mr Abdulrashid Maina, an Assistant Director in the Ministry...

Malami Seeks Court Order To Stop Senate From Probing Reinstatement Of Maina

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking to stop the senate from probing the reinstatement of the former chairman of the presidential task force on pensions, Abdulrashed Maina. Maina, was recalled and deployed to the ministry of interior...

President Buhari Sends Delegation To The Burial Of Alhaji Lawal Kaita

2 years ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a government delegation, made up of ministers and senior government officials, to the burial of the former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Lawal Kaita. The Federal Government delegation was led by the Minister of State Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. The team comprised of the Attorney-General and Minister...

Federal Ministry Of Justice, NASS Set For More Collaboration

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Ministry of Justice has promised greater collaboration with the national assembly to make progress in the administration of criminal justice. Attorney general of the federation and minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami stated this when he hosted the senate committee on judiciary, human rights and legal matters on oversight visit to...