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This is why everyone wants to be president, Peter Psquare says on AGF arrest

Peter Okoye Peter Okoye of Psquare music group says the unfettered access to public funds by government appointees is the reason why everyone is jostling for presidency. Peter said this in reaction to the arrest of the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris. Recall that Idris was suspended by the Minister of Finance, […]

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AGF Malami declares interest in Kebbi governorship race 

Justice Minister Abubakar Malami has declared interest in the Kebbi gubernatorial race. “If God in his mercies permits, and all goes well, I will as a politician contest the governorship of Kebbi state. I am seeking your support,” declared Mr Malami in vernacular. Mr Malami’s declaration was captured in a video posted by Arise TV […]

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House directs AGF Malami not to delete sections of amended electoral act

The Federal House of Representatives on Wednesday indicated its readiness to appeal the judgement of the Umuahia Division of the Federal High Court which asked the Attorney General of the Federation to delete Section 84 (12) from the newly passed electoral act. During Wednesday plenary, the House also directed the AGF to hold action on […]

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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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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 Stops Buhari, AGF, Senate President, Others From Tampering With Electoral Act

The judge in a ruling on an ex-parte application by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, agreed that the Electoral Act has become a valid law and cannot be tampered with without following due process of law.   A judge has given an order to President Muhammadu Buhari, Attorney General of the Federation, and the Senate […]

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AGF Gives Update On Abba Kyari’s Extradition Process

  The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has confirmed reports that the federal government has given its approval for the extradition of disgraced police officer, Abba Kyari to the United States.   Kyari, who is currently being detained by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, is set to be extradited to the United […]

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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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$122m debt: AEDC investor, BPE, NERC others agree on out-of-court settlement

                      ]   Following the takeover of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) by United Bank of Africa (UBA), the company’s core investors, CEC Africa Investment Limited and KANN Consortium had agreed on an out-of-court settlement with the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE), National Electricity Regulatory […]

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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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164 lawyers shortlisted for 15 judges slots in Federal High Court

No fewer than 164 lawyers have been shortlisted for appointment as judges to fill the available 15 slots in the Federal High Court bench. The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho in late December 2020 wrote relevant agencies, including the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) about the court’s desire to hire 15 […]

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Hushpuppi: AGF, police, anti-extradition group shun suit on Abba Kyari

On Wednesday, a Federal High Court in Abuja set February 10 for the hearing of a suit seeking to prevent the Nigeria Police Force and the Attorney-General of the Federation from detaining and extraditing Abba Kyari, a suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police. Following the absence of the plaintiff, the Incorporated Trustees of the Northern Peace […]

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Court Fixes Date To Hear Suit Seeking To Stop Police, AGF From Arresting, Extraditing DCP Abba Kyari

Kyari and Hushpuppi A date has been fixed for the hearing of a suit seeking to stop the Nigeria Police and the Attorney General of the Federation AGF from arresting and extraditing suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police DCP Abba Kyari. Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday fixed February 10 for the hearing. Justice Donatus […]

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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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Magodo Protest: Drama As Sanwo-Olu And Police Team Leader Exchange Words (Video)

  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State Governor, on Tuesday, led members of his cabinet to visit residents protesting against the continuous presence of armed policemen in the Magodo Phase 2 Estate area of the state. The policemen recently accompanied suspected land grabbers and members of a family who planned to demolish property on the estate […]

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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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