Abubakar Malami

Court Orders AGF to Delete Section 84 (12) of Amended Electoral Act

  Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has been given an order by the Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital to delete Section 84 (12) of the recently signed Electoral Act 2022.   According to Channels Television, Justice Evelyn Anyadike, who delivered the judgment on Friday said the […]

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Malami Gives Update On Abba Kyari’s Extradition To US

  An update concerning suspended DCP Abba Kyari’s extradition to the United States has been given by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami. According to Malami, the extradition request by the United State Government for the embattled Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari is still being processed. He made this […]

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AGF Malami Denies Exonerating Abba Kyari, Explains Action

  Abubakar Malami Abubakar Malami, Nigeria’s Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, has denied exonerating a suspended police officer, Abba Kyari. The AGF made the clarification on Sunday through spokesman Umar Gwandu. The minister noted that there appears to be a “misunderstanding” regarding the issue. He said the case was in progress and that his office only […]

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Court Approves Suit Against AGF Malami For Failing To Implement Anti-Torture Act

Abubakar Malami An application seeking to force the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami (SAN), to implement the Anti-Torture Act has been granted by a Federal High Court in Lagos. Justice Tijjani Garba Ringim approved the Media Rights Agenda (MRA) request following a motion by its lawyer, Bankeye Akinwale.MRA said […]

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Hushpuppi: Only Nigeria can explain why Abba Kyari hasn’t been extradited – U.S. Govt

The United States Department of Justice has maintained that only President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration can provide reasons why suspended DCP Abba Kyari has not been extradited to the U.S following his alleged involvement in an international fraudulent scheme reportedly carried out by Instagram celebrity, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi . Spokeswoman for the […]

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Policeman involved in Hushpuppi’s case to be extradited to the US

The authorities in Nigeria according to the information we are picking are in talks to extradite suspended Police officer Abba kyari to the United States for his alleged involvement in Hushpuppi’s multi-million dollars fraud. Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) who happens to also be Attorney General of the Federation made this revelation after being […]

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Court Fixes Date To Hear Nnamdi Kanu’s Fundamental Rights Suit

Kanu had sued the DSS Director-General, DSS and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, over the violation of his fundamental human rights. Get latest news from Globaltimesng

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Magodo: Why Sanwo-Olu Shouldn’t Have Openly Confronted CSP Deployed By Malami, IGP – SAN Speaks

  Abubakar Malami, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Usman Baba Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has said that Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, should not have openly confronted a Chief Superintendent of Police at the Magodo Phase 2 Estate area of the state because of constitutional limitations. According to the senior lawyer, the encounter between the […]

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Magodo: Lagos reps demand probe of Malami over alleged involvement in planned demolition

Two members of the house of representatives have demanded for the investigation of Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF) over his alleged involvement in the planned demolition of Magodo estate phase two. Recall that there had been an earlier threat of demolition of houses in the estate, with police and bulldozers moved to the […]

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Corruption declining under Buhari, says Malami

Attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami has stated that Nigeria is “getting it right” in the fight against corruption. This was stated on Tuesday by Malami when he appeared as a guest on ‘Good Morning Nigeria,’ a programme on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). He said President Muhammadu Buhari has adopted the right model in tackling […]

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Malami explains why FG is yet to designate bandits as terrorists

Attorney-general of the federation, Abubakar Malami has disclosed that the federal government is yet to gazzete the order proscribing bandits as terrorists. Recall that a federal high court in Abuja on November 25 declared the activities of all bandit groups in the country as acts of terrorism. Malami while speaking during a Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) […]

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Buhari rejected electoral reforms because they are unsustainable: AGF Malami

President Muhammadu Buhari rejected the amended electoral bill because he found its prescribed reforms unsustainable, says the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami. “What you should understand about (the) leadership of the country most especially as it regards President Muhammadu Buhari on any law presented to him for signing, the […]

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FG Fails To Declare Bandits Terrorists Weeks After Court Order

  The Nigerian Government has failed to officially designate bandits as terrorists three weeks after a Federal High Court ordered the government to do so, Saturday PUNCH reports. Saturday PUNCH learnt that since the judgment was delivered on November 26, 2021, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has yet […]

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Soludo will be Anambra’s next governor: Gov. Obiano

Willie Obiano, the governor of Anambra State, has said that his preferred successor, Chukwuma Soludo, will win the state governorship elections in November, amidst threats of a state of emergency by the federal government. “Professor Chukwuma Soludo will be the next governor of Anambra state,” Mr Obiano said after meeting with President Buhari on Thursday.  […]

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State of Emergency: Buhari regime backs Malami, says IPOB bigger threat than bandits

The Muhammadu Buhari regime says talks of invocation of a state of emergency in Anambra by Attorney General Abubarkar Malami is in order. The government also brushed off criticisms of the move, claiming that the threats posed by separatist agitators IPOB were more grievous than those of bandits in northern states. Lai Mohammed, Minister of […]

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State of Emergency: Gov. Obiano meets Buhari in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari has met behind closed doors with Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting is coming barely 24 hours after the Buhari regime threatened emergency rule as measures to check insecurity ahead of the November 6 election in the state. Stakeholders in Anambra, led by the Independent National […]

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Punish All Offenders Indicted In NDDC Audit Report – Dan Orbih Tells Buhari

The National Vice-Chairman (South-South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to punish all culprits indicted in the forensic audit report on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Naija News had reported that the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, had last Thursday submitted the report […]

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Court Extends Order Restraining DSS From Arresting Igboho

The Department of State Services (DSS) has restrained from arresting Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho. Naija News reports that Justice Ladiran Akintola of the Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday extended the interim order earlier issued. Recall the judge had on August 4, 2021, directed the DSS […]

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Alleged IPOB Spy: Gloria Okolie Drags IGP, Malami To Court, Demands N100bn

A 21-years-old students, identified as Gloria Okolie, has dragged the Inspector General of Police, Baba Usman Alkali, to court over the alleged violation of her fundamental human rights. Joined as co-defendants in the suit are the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, and the Commander of IGP’s Intelligence Response Team, Tunji Disu. The police had […]

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