Tag: Malami

Stamp Duty: Malami reacts to 36 states attorneys-general lawsuit, says ‘no recovery yet’

The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has written letters to Governors of the 36 states of the Federation for the purpose of compliance with audit and recovery of back years of stamp duty from January 15, 2016, to June 30, 2020. Dr Umar Gwandu, the Special Assistant on Media and[Read More…]

36 states attorneys-general sue FG over stamp duty funds

The battle for inland revenue generation is not getting any rosy for the federal government as the attorneys-general of 36 states sued the attorney-general of the federation, AGF Abubakar Malami over alleged failure to remit funds generated from stamp duties into individual state accounts. According to the attorneys-general, the power[Read More…]

#TwitterBan: We didn’t stop Nigerians from using Twitter, FG tells court

The Federal Government has claimed to a Federal High Court in Lagos that it did not stop Nigerians from using microblogging platform, Twitter.  According to the Federal Government, many Nigerians have access to the social media platform and they are still using it every day.  This was said in a counter-affidavit[Read More…]

‘Buhari respects rule of law’ – Malami replies Ohanaeze over monitoring group on Kanu’s trial

Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has told apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo that setting up a team to monitor the trial of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is unnecessary.   Ohanaeze Ndigbo, had in a meeting of the National[Read More…]

Nnamdi Kanu: Canadian Justice Minister Madu, says Malami is a disgrace to the rule of law

The Minister of Justice and Solicitor-General of the Government of Alberta, Canada, Kelechi Madu, has slammed the Nigerian Minister of Justice and Attorney-General, Abubakar Malami, over the re-arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Madu, in a post on his LinkedIn page, said if[Read More…]

We suspended Twitter in national interest, Malami tells UK

The federal government of Nigeria has told the United Kingdom (UK) that it suspended Twitter usage to protect the nation’s interest. This was disclosed by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Justice Minister Abubakar Malami while hosting the High Commissioner of the Great Britain, Ms. Catriona Laing, at[Read More…]

Malami makes u-turn, says Federal Government would not prosecute Nigerians who tweet

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has made a u-turn in his threat against Nigerians who make use of Twitter despite the Federal government suspension of the microblogging site. In a chat with Vanguard on Thursday, Malami said his office will not be prosecuting Nigerians[Read More…]

‘I never asked Buhari to suspend the constitution’ – Malami says

The attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami has denied writing to President Muhammadu Buhari asking him to suspend the constitution. The AGF in a statement by his spokesperson, Umar Gwandu, asked Nigerians to disregard allegations that he wrote a secret memo to the president where he advised that the[Read More…]

Akeredolu replies Malami; says ban on open grazing stands

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has responded to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Shehu Malami, saying that the Southern Governors Forum ban on open Grazing in the region is irreversible. Recall that the Southern Governors had at a meeting in Asaba last week banned[Read More…]

‘Open grazing ban in the south is like preventing spare parts sales in the north’ – AGF Malami says

The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has compared the ban on open grazing by southern governors to preventing the sale of spare parts in the north. Malami said this in an interview with Channels Television on Wednesday. Recall that last Tuesday, southern governors met in Asaba, Delta State and resolved[Read More…]