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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Abubakar Malami

Corruption: Transparency International ranks Nigeria 146 out of 180

No Evidence to Back up claim, FG Reacts   Nigeria has been ranked the 146th most corrupt country out of 180 countries on the 2019 corruption perception index, published by transparency international. According to the report released on Thursday, Nigeria dropped two...

BREAKING : Justice Minister, Malami, Orders DSS : Release Dasuki, Sowore Now

Like a thunderbolt, Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), has directed the Department of State Service (DSS) to release both the immediate past National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, and #RevolutionNow’ protest...

Nigeria’s Justice Minister to DSS: Hands off, handover Sowore’s case

...directs immediate transfer of case file to his office   Amid smearing embarrassment and condemnation on the rearrest and trial of Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State Services (DSS), the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, has...

Court orders FG to recover pensions collected by former governors serving as ministers, NASS members

  The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgment, has ordered the federal government to recover pensions collected by former governors, now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly. The court also directed the Attorney General...

HEDA’s False Alarm Over New Rule By AGF Malami

By Taiwo Odulana A civil society organization, Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, uncharacteristically raised a false anti-corruption alarm a few days ago when it issued a statement giving the Attorney General of the Federal, Abubakar Malami, 14 days ultimatum...

Buhari is ignoring Nigerian judges, we must not let him get away with it

By Kolawole Olaniyan   President Muhammadu Buhari’s government record on the rule of law is chilling. Since assuming power on May 29, 2015, Mr Buhari has showed a stunning disregard for the rule of law and human rights, ignoring Nigerian judges...

$9.6bn judgment against Nigeria: Justice Minister, CBN Gov. others head for UK court

By Kunle Akinsola   Nigeria’s legal team headed by the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami and the Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, is in the United Kingdom for a  fresh legal battle against...

Charges against Sowore a mockery of Nigeria justice system, SERAP to Malami

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has described the charges filed against the detained Convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore, as a “hideous mockery of Nigeria’s criminal justice systems”. The group in an open letter signed by its Deputy Director,...

$9.6bn judgement: Group condemns plans by ‘hired groups’ to blackmail Malami

  A civil society group, Guidance of Democracy and Development, Transparency and Accountability Initiative Against Corruption, along with five other civil society groups, have condemned plans by “hired unpatriotic civil society groups” to blackmail the Attorney General of the Federation...

SERAP urges Malami to develop public registers for corrupt governors, others

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has urged the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abukabar Malami (SAN), to adopt and develop public registers for corrupt state governors and other high-ranking public officials convicted...
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  …we cannot play politics with security issues ...Community policing an option -- SGF Mustapha Taking a holistic view of the current...
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Herdsmen’s attack Benue Governor Ortom , escapes death by whisker

  …local guards repel attacks Another governor has escaped death by a whisker in the hands of ubiquitous armed herdsmen, this time around is the Benue...

From Wuhan to West Africa – Living in an era of infectious disease outbreaks

  By Dr. Dr Adaeze Oreh The ongoing new corona virus (nCov) outbreak that was first reported in Wuhan, China mid-December 2019 causes a pneumonia-like illness...

New US visa rule makes it easier to reject applicants for being poor

The United States Supreme court issued an order on Monday to temporarily allow a new visa rule that would deny certain visa applicants across...

China calls for ‘resolute fight against deadly coronavirus as death toll rise to 106

  Officials in China revealed that the death toll from coronavirus outbreak has risen to 106, with the authorities in Hubei province, saying it killed...