News - Malami

Patience Jonathan: How I made $15m

3 years ago /
Nation 

Dame Jonathan, wife of former Nigerian President has explained in graphic details how she accumulated in 15 years  $15million in several bank accounts linked to her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The explanation was given in court papers  filed by a group that has sued  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)...

Arrested Judges: Lawyer Sues Buhari, DSS, AGF, Others

3 years ago /
Nation 

A Lagos-based lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, has filed a 50 billion Naira suit against the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, the Department of State Services (DSS) and its Director-General, Lawal Daura, along with others for allegedly violating the rights of judges whose houses were raided by the DSS operatives between October 8...

AGF Abubakar Malami Appears Before Senate

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami, today honoured the senate's invitation. At the hearing, Malami explained to members of the Committee why he could not honour the last invitation. "My inability to attend was out of sheer circumstances not out of disgust for Senate. I am known for...

 

Kogi Assembly: Police IG Should Unseal The Complex - Attorney General

3 years ago /

The Attorney ‎ General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, to unseal the Kogi State House of Assembly Complex, which has been under siege over the directive of the National Assembly. Malami, in a legal opinion letter addressed to Mr. Arase,...

FG raises panel to probe EFCC, ICPC

3 years ago /

Federal Government has set up a presidential committee to investigate high-profile corruption cases allegedly compromised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The committee, which is under the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, is broadly named Presidential Committee on Verification...

Senate to consider increased budget allocation for Judiciary

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has raised concern over the poor budgetary allocation to his ministry in 2016 inspite of the huge responsibility it saddled after the 2015 elections. Malami said the sum of four billion, three hundred and fifty seven million allocated to the ministry is inadequate and represents...

 

How anti-corruption war can be won – CJN Mohammed

4 years ago /
Nation 

  The chief justice of Nigeria Mahmud Mohammed says there is an urgent need to reform Nigerian anti-graft laws to tackle   corruption and the upsurge in cyber crimes in the country. Speaking at a conference on the threat of cyber crimes to the nigerian economy in abuja, justice Mohammed called for international...

FG to recover $750m Abacha loot soon – AGF

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Tuesday said the Federal Government will soon recover an additional $750 million kept in foreign banks  by the late Head of State, Gen Sani Abacha. Malami, who spoke during an interactive session with the House of Representatives...

Nigeria and UAE sign agreements to enhance economic relations

4 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed six agreements to enhance bilateral relations between them. The signing of the agreements on trade, finance and judicial matters on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi was witnessed by President Muhammadu Buhari and the crown prince of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed Bin...

BREAKING: Nigeria signs agreement on stolen funds’ recovery with UAE

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi signed six agreements to enhance bilateral relations between them. According to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the signing of the agreements on trade, finance and judicial matters was witnessed by President Muhammadu Buhari...

 

NCC vs MTN: Court orders parties to maintain status quo

4 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered parties to maintain status quo, following a mareva injunction by the Attorney General of the Federation, seeking to bar MTN Nigeria from emptying its account in 21 commercial banks in Nigeria. Trial judge, Justice Idris Mohammed, ordered parties to maintain status quo ante bellum pending the determination of...

PDP Demands Resignation Of AGF, INEC Chairman

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has demanded immediate resignation of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Malam Abubakar Malami and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh who briefed newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja, also rejected INEC’s call on...

Senate Confirms Onu, Fashola, Ngige, Danbazau As Ministers

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Senate on Wednesday, confirmed the nomination of former Lagos governor Babatunde Fashola, former Ekiti governor, Kayode Fayemi, Sen. Chris Ngige (Anambra) and 15 others as ministers. Other nominees whose appointments were confirmed are Sen. Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom), Dr Ogbonaya Onu (Ebonyi), Audu Ogbe (Benue), Dr Osagie Ehanire (Edo) and...

Gov. Shettima Appoints Honourary, Special Advisers

5 years ago /
Nation 

 Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno on Tuesday, appointed two former Deputy Governors of the State as honourary special advisers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the appointees; Alhaji Shettima Dibal, was deputy to ex-Gov. Ali Modu Sheriff from 2003 to 2011. Alhaji Abubakar Jatau was the Deputy to former Gov.,...

 

Journalist Slumps, Dies At Work In Bauchi

5 years ago /
Nation 

A Journalist in Bauchi, Malam Ibrahim Aliyu, on Thursday slumped and died while working on a story at the Government House, Bauchi. Aliyu, Government House Correspondent of the Bauchi State Television (BATV), was writing his report on the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, when he suddenly collapsed. He was rushed to the hospital,...

 

NOA Boss Urges Politicians To Eschew Narrow Interest

5 years ago /
Nation 

Alhaji Abubakar Danchadi, the Sokoto State Director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA),  has urged politicians to put national interest above selfish interests as the 2015 general polls draw nearer. Danchadi gave the advice on Tuesday at the inauguration of the state-wide voter and civic education campaigns by NOA. "The truth of...

My Aspiration For Governorship Is Not 'Do Or Die Affair' - Gen. Sarkin-Yaki

5 years ago /
Politics 

 Gen. Bello Sarkin-Yaki, a governorship aspirant for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kebbi State, on Monday said his aspiration for the office was not a “do-or-die-affair”. Sarkin-Yaki, made the statement while addressing supporters who visited him from Kalgo and Suru local government areas in Birnin Kebbi. He urged them to shun...


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