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SHOCKER: Another DSS Memo Against Magu Leaks – See Excerpts

By Danlami Nmodu A  memo written by the Department of State Service,DSS  to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice against  Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of Economic and financial Crimes Commission,EFCC has leaked to the media. The latest memo merely provided the AGF with  document and further   evidence on the report the DSS had earlier  submitted to the Presidency on Magu. Excerpts ...

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Apo Six Murder: Victims’ Families Protest over Judgment

Family members of six Igbo traders who were murdered in Abuja in June 2005 on Friday stormed the office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) to register their displeasure over the judgment of an Abuja High Court which sentenced to death two out of the six police officers who were initially charged for their complicity in the killings. Justice Ishaq Bello o ...

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AGF, Sagay, Falana, Others To Attend SERAP’s Roundtable

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami SAN, Professor Itse Sagay SAN Chairman Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, and Femi Falana SAN are among those that have confirmed their participation at the maiden Strategic Dialogue on Improving Anticorruption Institutions in Nigeria being organized by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) ...

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AGF, EFCC Sued over Unlawful Detention of Kano Bizman Seeks N250m Compensation

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) have been dragged before an Abuja High Court over an alleged unlawful detention of a business man, Engineer Bashir I. Bashir in November last year without trial as well as seizure of his numerous properties. Plaintiff who is challenging his unlawful detention and illegal seizure of his properties and freezin ...

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Row Over AGF Directive: IGP Orders Probe Into PENCOM, FGPL Feud

By Christian Ogodo, Abuja The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has ordered investigation into the flouting of the directive of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to National Pensions Commission (PENCOM) to allow the status quo ante to remain at the First Guarantee Pensions Limited to avoid being in contempt of court. In a letter to the Assistant Inspector General of Police zone ...

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CBN Denies Receiving SGF’s Query Over Forex Sale

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has  debunked a media report suggesting that the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has issued a query to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) over issues relating to the sale of foreign exchange. Ag. Director, Corporate Communications, Isaac Okorafor said in a statement Thursday that  “While it is perfectly normal for any agency of Govern ...

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Group To AGF: Investigate Corruption Allegation Against Buratai, Kyari, Dambazzau, Others

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), which is a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organizations, has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), to extend its net of investigation to other members of the current administration who have been alleged to be involved in one shady deal or another. In a petition sent to Malami, who is also the ...

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Boko Haram Mastermind: Sheriff Directs Lawyers To Write Borno AGF, Demands Apology

Factional  National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party,Senator Ali- Modu Sheriff has  threatened to slam a N10billion suit against  Attorney General of Borno State and Commissioner of Justice,Kaka Shehu over his assertion that Sheriff is the mastermind of Boko Haram. According to a press release by Inuwa Bwala,  media adviser to the  factional PDP  chairman, Sheriff has already  has already directed his l ...

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Nigeria To Strengthen Cooperation With Italy On Justice Reforms – AGF

By Abdullahi Mohammed The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN has said that the underlying factors attendant to human trafficking, criminality and migration are issues of terrorism and corruption. Malami  made this known at the meeting with an Italian delegation led by the  Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Paolo Gentlioni Silveri las ...

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At Last, AGF Appears Before Senate committee, Challenges Invitation

By Abdullahi Mohammed The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami , at last   appeared before the Senate committee on judiciary, human rights and legal matters on Wednesday.He  challenged  their invitation process which he referred to as litigation matter before the court. The AGF told the senate  that his invitation by the committee is sub judice.‎ Appearing  Wednesday before the committee to e ...

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Invitation Over Forgery Charges: AGF Asks Senate For More Time

By Abdullahi Mohammed The Attorney General of the federation, Abubakar Malami has asked the senate for more time to appear before  the  panel looking into the rationale behind the forgery charges slammed on the leadership of the upper legislative chamber. While updating the senate on the development, senator David Umari, chairman of the committee on human rights and legal matters told the senate that the At ...

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Atiku Did Not Make Statement On Senate, AGF Row – Media Adviser

Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) Atiku Abubakar has not made any recent statement being attributed to him in a section of the media over the battle of supremacy between the Senate and the Attorney General of the Federation. Mazi Paul Ibe, Media Adviser to Atiku Abubakar, said in a statement in Abuja on Monday that the former Vice President was taken by surprise by a pur ...

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