Wednesday, June 16, 2021


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Magu: I’m ready to testify before Ayo Salami Panel – Malami

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has expressed readiness to attend and testify before the Ayo-Salami Panel investigating the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, whenever the need arise.

Tambuwal frees 17, donates N50,000 cash to each freed inmates in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has granted pardon to 17 inmates in the Sokoto Central Custodial centre.

BREAKING: Sanusi sues IGP, SSS over ‘unlawful confinement’

Former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has sued the Inspector-General of Police, the Director-General of the Department of State Security Service, the Attorney-General of Kano State and the Attorney-General of the Federation, over what he described as unlawful post-dethronement confinement.

Buhari signs agreement with China’s Macao on transfer of convicted prisoners  

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Instrument of Ratification of the Agreement on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons between Nigeria and the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China.

Bangladesh’s supreme court denies release for jailed ex-premier Zia

Bangladesh’s Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a petition seeking the release of former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, who had been serving prison sentences for corruption.

U.S. attorney general sees ‘serious irregularities’ at Epstein prison

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said there were “serious irregularities” at the prison where Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier and accused child sex trafficker,...

Niger Assembly summons SSG, Attorney General

The Niger State House of Assembly has asked the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Ibrahim Ladan and the Attorney General, AG, Nasara Dan-Mallam,...

Impeachment: AGF Malami faults NASS’s 12 key resolutions against Buhari

The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has stressed that the National Assembly can’t threaten President Muhammadu Buhari with impeachment.

Kano SSG, Attorney General move to weaken anti-corruption agency after prosecution of colleague

By Mustapha Adamu, Kano The Secretary to the Kano State Government, Usman Alhaji, and commissioner for Justice, Haruna Falali, are allegedly making moves to strip...

30 AIGs challenge Buhari over ‘influenced’ retirement

Thirty Assistant Inspectors General of Police, who were retired to pave way for the promotion of the current Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris,...

Report of Magu’s sack ‘speculative, preemptive’ — Presidency

The Presidency has denied reports that the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has been sacked.   The Guardian had...

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