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Court Gives AGF, DSS September 7 To Respond To Rights

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) has a September 7, 2021, date to respond to a suit filed against him by a Yoruba Nation Activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho. The Department of State Services (DSS), co-joined in the suit seeking the enforcement of Sunday Igboho’s fundamental rights has the same date […]

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 […]

Senate Tells FRC To Refund ₦66 Million Spent On Unoccupied

The Senate Committee on Public Accounts has directed the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria to refund to the Federation Account, ₦66 million the Agency paid as a two-year rent to secure an accommodation which it never occupied. The Committee chaired by Senator Mathew Urhoghide also faulted the Agency’s reported use of 64 vouchers to divert […]

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 […]

“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 […]