Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tag "Abubakar Malami"

    EXCLUSIVE: Malami asks court to stop senate probe of Maina’s recall

EXCLUSIVE: Malami asks court to stop senate probe of Maina’s recall

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, has filed a suit before a federal high court in Abuja, seeking to stop the senate from probing the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina into the civil service.TheCable understands that the suit has been assigned to Binta Nyako, a judge of the federal high court, Abuja.Senate's decision to conduct a forensic investigation instigated Malami's court [...]

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    I encouraged Malami to meet Maina abroad, says DSS DG

I encouraged Malami to meet Maina abroad, says DSS DG

Lawal Daura, director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), says he advised Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney-general of the federation, to meet with Abdulrasheed Maina.He said this on Thursday when he appeared before the house of representatives panel investigating Maina, former chairman of presidential task force on pension reforms.He said he gave the advice after Malami sought [...]

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    Falana tackles Malami: Your claim is false… I bought no property from EFCC

Falana tackles Malami: Your claim is false… I bought no property from EFCC

Femi Falana, lawyer and human rights activist, says he never bought a property in Maitama District, Abuja, from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).The property, said to have been recovered by the presidential task force on pension reform, was linked to Abdulrasheed Maina, a former pension boss whose recall into the civil service is being probed.In a statement on [...]

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Malami insists he has no hand in Maina’s recall, says lawmakers are part of pension fraud

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), says the letter on the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the presidential task force on pension reform, could not have emanated from his office.Malami said this on Thursday when he appeared before a house of representatives committee probing the reinstatement of Maina.He said though the reinstatement issue was important, the greater interest [...]

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    Oyo-Ita, Dambazau, Malami appear before house of reps committee

Oyo-Ita, Dambazau, Malami appear before house of reps committee

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation; Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior; and Winifred Oyo-Ita, head of the civil service of the federation, are currently at the house of representatives.The top government officials were invited to the green chamber over the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, into the service.All the government [...]

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    ‘You’re a threat to my source of income’ — lawyer sues IGP

‘You’re a threat to my source of income’ — lawyer sues IGP

Ademola Odusote, a Lagos-based lawyer, has filed a suit against Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), at a federal high court, Abuja.Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), is a defendant in the suit, which was filed on Wednesday.Odusote said the failure of the police to respect court orders would make litigants resort to " self-help and stop using my services".He said [...]

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    Report: Malami met with Maina in Dubai before controversial reinstatement

Report: Malami met with Maina in Dubai before controversial reinstatement

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), has reportedly said he met with Abdulrasheed Maina in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), in 2016.According to The Nation, he disclosed this to the senate ad hoc committee probing the reinstatement of Maina, former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reform Team (PTPT), into the civil service.Maina is accused of a multi-billion [...]

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    Attorney gen as atanni je

Attorney gen as atanni je

We thought we had seen the worst mutation of fawning depravity in Michael Aondoakaa, the pathetically loquacious character who, as Justice Minister and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), strove tirelessly to pervert justice by openly putting the law at the service of shady political players during the Umar Yar'Adua administration, thereby dragging the nation's jurisprudence into utter disrepute.So embarrassed [...]

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    FG: We’ve recovered $85m from Malabu deal

FG: We’ve recovered $85m from Malabu deal

The federal government has announced the recovery of $85 million from the United Kingdom as part of funds allegedly looted from the Malabu oil deal.Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, disclosed this on Thursday while speaking at the consultative meeting on assets recovery.He said despite the non-compliant nature of some countries, the government would not relent in its bid to recover [...]

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    Dambazau absent but Malami, Oyo-Ita attend FEC meeting

Dambazau absent but Malami, Oyo-Ita attend FEC meeting

Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior, was absent at the federal executive council  (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday.Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, had announced the postponement of the meeting to Thursday.FEC meeting usually holds on Wednesday.Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation and Winifred Oyo-Ita, head of the civil service [...]

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    ‘I didn’t breach public interest’ —  Malami breaks silence on Maina saga

‘I didn’t breach public interest’ — Malami breaks silence on Maina saga

Abubakar Malami, attorney general of the federation and minister of justice, says his involvement in the controversial recall of Abdulrasheed Maina into the civil service did not "breach public interest".Malami, Winifred Oyo-Ita, head of the federal civil service, and Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior, were involved in Maina’s posting to the interior ministry, according to documents published by TheCable.Maina, ex-chairman [...]

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    PDP on Maina: This govt is harbouring criminals

PDP on Maina: This govt is harbouring criminals

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congres (APC) is harbouring criminals.Reacting to the recall of Abdulrasheed Maina,  the party demanded the sack of Abdulraham Dambazau, minister of interior, and Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF).Maina, who was the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, has allegations of fraud levelled against him.After [...]

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    EXPOSED: Documents show how Malami, Dambazau plotted Maina’s recall

EXPOSED: Documents show how Malami, Dambazau plotted Maina’s recall

Three top officials in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari played prominent roles in the reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), into the civil service, TheCable can report.Documents seen by TheCable showed the involvement and full knowledge of Winifred Oyo-Ita, head of the civil service of the federation; Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior; and [...]

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    Pilotage contract: 46 Intels workers, NOT 11,000, ‘will be affected’

Pilotage contract: 46 Intels workers, NOT 11,000, ‘will be affected’

The claim that at least 11,000 workers at the Integrated Logistics Services (Intels) will lose their jobs as a result of the termination of the company's boats pilotage agreements with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has been set aside.At a press conference in Lagos, Adewale Adeyanju, president of the Maritime Workers Union (MWUN), had said thousands of workers would be [...]

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    FG ‘will soon disclose’ identities of looters

FG ‘will soon disclose’ identities of looters

 The federal government has promised to disclose the identities of those who enriched themselves at the expense of the country.According to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, gave the assurance during a meeting in Abuja.Adetokunbo Mumuni, executive secretary of the human rights group, said Malami mentioned that President Muhammadu Buhari had directed all [...]

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    FG to start prosecution of 1,600 Boko Haram suspects

FG to start prosecution of 1,600 Boko Haram suspects

The federal government will begin the prosecution of over 1,600 Boko Haram suspects in October.This was contained in a statement issued by Salihu Othman Isah, media aide to Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), on Sunday.Isah said Malami had approved a list of prosecutors to handle the cases and the legal aid council has also released a list counsels [...]

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