Tags : Abubakar Malami

IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Re-arrested

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, has been re-arrested and brought back to Nigeria to face his trial. This was disclosed by Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami. At a joint press briefing on Tuesday, June 30, 2021, with the State Security Service in […]

Court Orders Remand Of Nnamdi Kanu In DSS Custody

Justice Binta Nyako of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the remand of fugitive leader of the indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr Nnamdi Kanu in the custody of the Department of State services (DSS). The remand order was sequel to an application by Federal Government Lawyer, Mr Shuaibu Labaran. Mr […]

FEC Approves New Poverty Reduction Strategy

The Federal Executive Council has approved the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy, submitted by the Presidential Economic Advisory Council. The decision was taken on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at the weekly meeting of the Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to the Special Adviser to the President […]

Return £4.2m Ibori Loot To Delta State, Reps Tell FG

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to ensure that the £4.2million Ibori loot be returned to Delta State. The Lawmakers insisted that the funds were stolen from Delta State and as such should rightly be returned to the State; adding that the funds are needed for the infrastructural development of the […]

#EndSARS: AGF Declines Comment On Legality Of Freezing Protesters Accounts

The Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, has kept mum when he was questioned by Journalists on the legality of freezing bank accounts owned by #EndSARS protesters and promoters. The AGF kept mum on Monday, November 9, 2020, smiled and walked away when he was accosted by Journalists who asked about the legality […]

FG Launches Central Database For Recovered Stolen Assets

The Federal Government has launched a central database for the management of recovered assets. The Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, during the launch on Thursday, September 17, 2020, in Abuja, said all the assets that have been recovered by the Federal Government are now tied to specific projects. Channels TV reports that the launch […]

Buhari Presides Sixth FEC Virtual Meeting, Honours Late Ex-Sports Minister,

The Federal Executive Council has held its sixth virtual meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The meeting held on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, was chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. In attendance are the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, […]

APC NEC Dissolves National Working Committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been dissolved. This formed part of decisions taken on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the meeting of the APC National Executive Council held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Channels TV reports that the Party took the decision to […]

Court Orders Malami To Surrender Two Nigerians For Trial In

The Federal High Court has ordered the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, to surrender two Nigerian men for trial in the United States of America (USA). The men – Princewill Ugonna Anuegunwa and Lateef Alade Alagbada – are wanted in the for trial in the USA for cases […]

Abacha Loot: Nigerian Govt Denies Planning To Pay Bagudu $100m

The Nigeria government has denied reports  by the US Government which claims that it is planning to hand over about $100 million of the money looted by former Head of State, Sani Abacha, to the governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu. In court papers filed before the District Court for the District of Columbia in […]