Thursday, April 11, 2019

Tag "Abubakar Malami"

    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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    Malami: No group will be allowed to compromise peace, security of Nigeria

Malami: No group will be allowed to compromise peace, security of Nigeria

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), says the federal government will not allow any individual or group to compromise the peace and security of the country.Speaking while declaring a three-day summit open for the 36 states attorneys-general on Friday, Malami said where the action or interest of an individual presents an imminent threat to national interest, the individual interest [...]

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    I won’t allow my office to be dragged into petty squabbles — Malami warns EFCC

I won’t allow my office to be dragged into petty squabbles — Malami warns EFCC

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), says he will not allow his office to be "dragged into petty squabbles" in the midst of burning national issues. He said this while refuting the claim that his office leaked the list of those being allegedly probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Kayode Fayemi, minister of mines and steel; Walter Onnoghen, [...]

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    Buhari, if you must send Kanu back to Kuje prison, send Arewa youth leaders to Kirikiri

Buhari, if you must send Kanu back to Kuje prison, send Arewa youth leaders to Kirikiri

I do not like Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). I think he is a megalomaniac who uses his tongue to seduce impressionable Igbo men and women for an insular end.In fact, I see Kanu as an incarnation of Adolf Hitler, the late German demagogue, who wheedled his people into believing that the Jews were their [...]

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    AGF sets up investigative unit to probe sensitive and important cases

AGF sets up investigative unit to probe sensitive and important cases

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, has set up an investigation unit in the federal ministry of justice to help in the probe of "sensitive and important cases".Speaking at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, Malami said the unit has become “eminently necessary” due to the lack of effective cooperation and collaboration among the criminal [...]

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    FG: Why we’re yet to recover $15m arms funds seized by South Africa

FG: Why we’re yet to recover $15m arms funds seized by South Africa

The federal government says it is yet to retrieve the $15m arms funds the South African government seized from the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan due to "multiplicity of diplomatic engagement".On September 5, South African authorities seized $9.3m cash belonging to the Nigerian government before seizing another $5.7m about one month later, claiming both funds were intended for the illegal purchase of arms.Speaking at a [...]

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    Lai: Buhari will take action on the feud between Malami and Magu

Lai: Buhari will take action on the feud between Malami and Magu

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says President Muhammadu Buhari will take “appropriate action” on the feud between Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, and Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).Speaking during an interview on Channels Television, the minister said both men had the interest of the nation at heart but only differed on approach [...]

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    Ohanaeze Ndigbo blasts Malami: You overlook Arewa youth yet have the audacity to challenge Kanu’s bail

Ohanaeze Ndigbo blasts Malami: You overlook Arewa youth yet have the audacity to challenge Kanu’s bail

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan-Igbo cultural group, has said Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), is biased against Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).The attorney-general had asked the federal high court, Abuja to send Kanu back to prison for flouting his bail conditions.Reacting in a statement on Saturday, John Nwodo, president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, said Malami [...]

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    AGF: Magu frustrating anti-graft war

AGF: Magu frustrating anti-graft war

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, has accused Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of misusing intelligence to the detriment of the anti-graft war.Sahilu Othman, special adviser on media to the minister, who said this in an opinion article on Wednesday,  wrote against the background of Nigeria's suspension by the Egmont Group.The group, which [...]

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    FG seeks extradition of US-based Nigerian accused of fraud

FG seeks extradition of US-based Nigerian accused of fraud

The federal government is demanding the extradition of Jim-Daniels Nnah, a United States-based Nigerian, accused of defrauding two companies of $712,000.The request was made via a letter marked HAGF/Ext/08/14 and addressed to the US Department of Justice by Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney general of the federation (AGF).Nnah was said to have conned Environ-Aid Technologies Nigeria Limited and [...]

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    Malami, EFCC, ICPC and the fight against corruption

Malami, EFCC, ICPC and the fight against corruption

Of all the vote-catching strategies laid out by the ruling All Progressives Congress in the lead up to the 2015 general elections, its promise to prosecute an all-out war against corruption was unquestionably the most compelling and believable. This is because its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, is widely known as a man of integrity with very strong aversion for corrupt [...]

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    EFCC: Conflict between us and AGF? Corruption is fighting back!

EFCC: Conflict between us and AGF? Corruption is fighting back!

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says there is no conflict between the agency and the office of the attorney-general of the federation (AGF).An official of the anti-graft agency, who declined to be named, had told TheCable that Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the EFCC, was on Tuesday served a letter from the office of the AGF seeking compliance [...]

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