Tag: Abubakar Malami

Prosecution of twitter users “will serve as a deterrence to others,” AGF Malami insists

Estimated Reading Time: 1Attorney General of the Federation, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has stayed true to reiterated his threat of prosecuting Nigerians who have continued to use Twitter despite a federal government’s suspension of the micro-blogging platform.  He claims that punishing users will deter other violators from using[Read More…]

Malami’s prosecution order is illegal, null and void – PDP says

Estimated Reading Time: 1The People’s Democratic Party has faulted the order by the Attorney-General of the Federation/Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to arrest Nigerian Twitter users. Malami had earlier instructed the Director of Public Prosecution of the Federation to begin immediate prosecution of those who violate the Federal Government’s order suspending Twitter operations in[Read More…]

Abubakar Malami says the National Assembly lacks powers to invite Buhari to speak on security matters

Estimated Reading Time: 3The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), says the National Assembly lacks the power to invite the President Muhammadu Buhari to speak on security matters. Malami, who is also the Minister of Justice, said this in a statement titled, ‘Buhari’s Summon: NASS Operates Outside Constitutional Bounds’[Read More…]

FG reviews 2020 draft FCT court sentencing guidelines, practice directions

Estimated Reading Time: 3The Federal Government on Monday reviewed the 2020 Draft Federal Capital Territory Courts Sentencing Guideline and Practice Directions, geared towards the effective implementation of the Nigerian Correctional Service Act, 2019. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakarile Malami, made this known in Abuja, while[Read More…]