Tag: AGF

Insecurity: AGF Malami recommends setting up commission for Herdsmen

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has recommended the establishment of a Commission for Pastoralism as part of measures geared towards effectively addressing the farmer/herder conflict across Nigeria. Malami made the recommendation while speaking as Special Guest of Honor during the Peace, Unity and[Read More…]

Former AGF, Abdullahi Ibrahim dies of COVID-19 complications

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abdullahi Ibrahim is dead. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria, who served as Minister of Transport and Aviation in the military regime of Muhammadu Buhari was reported to have died from COVID-19 complications in an Abuja isolation centre on Sunday. Mr[Read More…]

Federal Government to establish special courts to try rape cases

The Ministry of Justice in Nigeria said that Specialized Courts will be created to ensure speedy trial of all pending and incoming rape and other related gender based cases in Nigeria. Attorney General of the Federation AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami disclosed this when the National Human Rights[Read More…]

Presidential Task Force On COVID19 & AGF Will Publish Details Of Funds In Relief Account

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 says it will publish the full details of funds remitted and disbursed from the nation’s relief account.  The Chairman of the Task Force, Boss Mustapha, while giving updates on Covid19 in the country, said that an agreed arrangement with the Accountant General of the[Read More…]

Ailing President Buhari, AGF, NSA Attend Jumat Service

President Muhammadu Buhari, joined by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, the National Security Adviser, Mohammed Babagana Monguno, and other officials, is currently attending Friday’s Jumat service. This comes less than 48 hours after the President missed the Federal Executive Council Meeting for the third time since his[Read More…]

“We Were Framed Up” – Senator Iyiola Omisore Denies killing Bola Ige

Iyiola Omisore, former deputy governor of Osun state, says the government has been begging him for falsely accusing him of killing Bola Ige, former attorney-general of the federation. Omisore said his ordeal began in December 2001 when he was accused of involvement in the murder, and that he was subsequently[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Attorney General Sets Up Panel To Handle High Profile Corruption Cases

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has directed various Federal Government agencies with powers to prosecute crimes to compile list of pending cases they are currently handling. The AGF said the National Prosecution Coordination Committee should collate the cases and issue advice[Read More…]

“Saraki, Ekweremadu Will Get Fair Trial” – AGF Abubakar Malami ‘Shuns’ Senate

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), on Thursday, failed to honour an invitation of the senate, but later issued a statement to say Senate President Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu, his deputy, will get fair trial. Although, the reason for his absence was not clear, Malami was supposed be[Read More…]

Court Bars NDLEA, AGF From Arresting Or Detaining Wanted Senator Buruji Kashamu

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday made an interim order restrain­ing the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and its ex-Chairman, Ahmadu Giade from arresting or detaining Senator Buruji Kasha­mu. Kashamu is wanted in the US over his alleged involvement in illegal importation[Read More…]