Tags : AGF

“We Have Lost A Gem, A Shining Light In Baba

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has described the demise of the Second Republic Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Chief Richard Akinjide (SAN), as the end of an era and a huge loss to Oyo State, the legal profession, the Federal Republic of Nigeria and indeed, the world at large. Governor Makinde, […]

Gov El-Rufai Visits Dethroned Emir Sanusi

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, has met with dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi at Awe in Nasarawa State. Governor El-Rufai on Friday afternoon March 13, 2020, arrived Awe Local Government where Sanusi is currently residing. Earlier in the day, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja granted an interim order releasing Sanusi from detention. […]

Court Restrains INEC From Deregistering 35 Political Parties

A Federal High Court presided over by Justice Anwuli Chikere has restrained Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from de-registering 35 Political Parties. In her ruling in Abuja on Monday, February 17, 2020, Justice Chikere said having failed to counter the application by the applicants, the affected Political Parties had the legal right which must be […]

“Explore Amicable Resolution, Court Urges Oyo Govt, Sacked L.G Chairmen;

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, the State capital, has adjourned the suit filed by the State Government in which it is seeking to restrain the sacked Council Chairmen from forcefully taking over the Council Secretariat in the State till 21st February, 2020. The sacked Council Chairmen under the aegis of Association of […]

F.G To Re-Arraign Sowore On Fresh Charges

The convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore will be re-arraigned on fresh charges by the Federal Government. This was after Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu adjourned the case following the resumption of Sowore’s trial on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at the Federal High Court in Abuja. The prosecutor, Mr Kayode Alilu informed the Court that the […]

‘Your Party Causing Chaos, Desperate To Destroy Oyo State’, Oyo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has been accused of desperation to cause chaos, derail governance and destroy the State with its orchestrated lawlessness and well-oiled falsehood over the Local Government dissolution. The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made this accusation on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, in a statement […]

L.G crisis: Makinde’ll put in place proper LG leadership soon

The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Oyo State, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo, has stated that the intervention of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on the dissolution of Local Government leadership in Oyo State was selective as a result of lack of proper briefing. Prof. Oyewo, who stated […]

L.G Crisis: ‘We Won’t Allow Breakdown Of Law, Order’ -Oyo

The Oyo State Government has said it would not allow any group of persons to throw the State into crisis as a result of the ongoing debate on the management of Local Governments in the State. The State added in a statement signed by Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Oluseyi Makinde, […]

“You Can’t Dabble In Oyo L.G Dissolution Matter” – Oyo

The Government of Oyo State has rejected the purported intervention of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) & Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) in the raging controversy over Local Government dissolution in the State. The Attorney-General of Oyo State, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo, in a four-page response to a letter by the AGF, said though […]

Operation Amotekun: “AGF Is Either Misinformed Or Inadequately Informed” –

The position of the Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, against Western Nigeria Security Network code-named ‘Operation Amotekun’ is borne out of misinformation or inadequate information about security outfit. The Special Adviser to Oyo State Governor on Security Matter, retired CP Fatai Owoseni expressed this view on Today’s edition of BCOS Breakfast Television Programme […]